The Tampa Bay Rays have trimmed their spring roster to 54 players by optioning five pitchers to the minor leagues and reassigning three others to minor league camp.
Right-hander Alex Colome and left-handers Mike Montgomery and Frank De Los Santos were optioned to Triple-A Durham on Monday. Left-hander Enny Romero was optioned to Double-A Montgomery and lefty Felipe Rivero was optioned...
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March 11, 2013
Organizational Talent Rankings via Baseball America
2012 (11) | 2011 (3) | 2010 (1) | 2009 (4) | 2008 (1)
2012 Affiliate Records
MLB: [90-72] AL East
AAA: [66-78] International League – Durham
AA: [74-63] Southern League – Montgomery
A+: [55-79] Florida State League – Charlotte
A: [80-60] Midwest League – Bowling Green
A(ss): [52-24] New York-Penn League — Hudson Valley...
On Sunday, the Kansas City Royals sent prospects Wil Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard to the Tampa Bay Rays for James Shields and Wade Davis. We take a closer look at that deal inside...
In case you missed it, the Rays just traded James Shields and Wade Davis to the Royals for Wil Meyers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery, and Patrick Leonard. Just so were clear, Meyers was the Royals (and maybe baseball’s) best prospect and Montgomery and Odorizzi were arguably their best pitching prospects.
I’ll be honest, I feel lime I’m missing something here. The Rays just...
The Royals again are searching for solutions on how to jump start the career of left-handed prospect Mike Montgomery.
Privately hoping this spring that Montgomery might make a move toward making the 25-man roster, the Royals instead settled for sending Montgomery back to Triple-A Omaha. There, Montgomery was again just as inconsistent as he was last year.
Then the Royals reached...
Marc Krauss, OF, Arizona Diamondbacks
Current Level: AA
2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: NR
Current Value: Improving
Krauss spent the first two years of his career destroying pitching in the low minors. Promoted to double-A in 2011, the now-24-year-old outfielder faced the first true, long-term struggles of his pro career which saw him hit .242 with a wRC+ of 109. Returning to the...
Kansas city has one of the most promising prospect farms of any team in the MLB, mainly because of the countless losing seasons that have given us high draft picks. So lets look at Kansas Cities top 5 most promising prospects.
1: Will Myers AA OF: The 21-year-old has a lot of promise having risen through the minor leagues very fast, but he had some problems last year only hitting...
I attended the Futures Game at Kauffman stadium last year, hoping to catch a glimpse of the prospects that earned a #1 ranking for the Kansas City Royals by Baseball America.
Photo Courtesy of Minda Haas
Let me tell you, from that one exhibition, I came away with a new twist on an old phrase:
“I have seen the future, and it is Mike Montgomery.”
On that April 4 afternoon, all...
8 Days: Until the Cactus League Opener
41 Days: Until Opening Night
When I came up with the concept of doing profiles of players in Dayton Moore’s process it occurred to me that “The Process” needed it’s own logo. I discussed the concept with James Tyree and he came up with this logo for what many Kansas City Royals’ fans have endearingly refer to as “The Process”
Top prospects Wil Myers and Mike Montgomery highlight a list of 16 minor-league players who are headed to the Royals' major-league camp.