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Kansas City Royals Renew Contract with Omaha Storm Chasers

The Kansas City Royals announced today the team has renewed its player development contract with the Omaha Storm Chasers through 2016. The Omaha team has been an affiliate with the Kansas City Royals since the Royals were formed in 1969. The Storm Chasers play in the Pacific Coast league, winning the PCL Championship in 2011. Omaha currently Keep Reading

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Free Wil Myers? Not So Fast…

Even though Wil Myers is currently tearing the cover off the ball in the minor leagues, the need to make the move to bring him up currently is not there. While Myers stats show he is very capable of handling the pitching at the Triple A level with his triple slash at .321/.369/.718 with 8 home runs Keep Reading

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Wil Myers, Jake Odorizzi Promoted to Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers

Kansas City Royals prospects 3B/OF Wil Myers and SP Jake Odorizzi have been promoted from Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals to Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers. Wil Myers, drafted #91 overall (3rd round) in the 2009 draft, of has been absolutely on fire with the Naturals, batting .343 with 13 home runs and a 1.146 OPS. Not Keep Reading

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Is it too early for the Royals to call players up?

While the Royals have played better this week, they still have a record of 8 wins and 17 losses. There are moves that we can make to get us back on track. We can add more depth to the outfield by sending down Mitch Maier and calling up Derrick Robinson.  Mitch Maier is only hitting Keep Reading

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Minor League Primer: Omaha Storm Chasers

Over the next few days, I’ll preview a different Royals Affiliate. We will cover everything except the Rookie League teams, who don’t start play until later on. First up is the Royals AAA Affiliate the Omaha Storm Chasers. Starting Pitchers: Will Smith, Nathan Adcock, Vin Mazzaro, Mike Montgomery, Ryan Verdugo We’ve said plenty about Montgomery Keep Reading

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Johnny Giavotella sent to the minors, more Chris Getz to come

As if the spring couldn’t get any worse for Kansas City Royals fan than losing closer Joakim Soria to season ending Tommy John surgery, 2nd baseman Johnny Giavotella was sent to the minors on Sunday. This re-opens the door for Chris Getz and Yuniesky Betancourt to get more playing time. Anyone excited? Didn’t think so. Now, I am Keep Reading

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