The affiliates struggled to get both pitching and hitting today as they went 1-3.
HR Call: Orlando Calixte (5), Carlos Garcia (2)
Pine Tar Press Pitcher of the Day: Jake Junis 7.0 IP 5 H 1 R 3 BB 4 K
Pine Tar Press Hitter of the Day: Hunter Dozier 2-3 2B RBI BB
Kiley shares video from the AFL of Royals shortstop prospect Orlando Calixte.
by John Viril—
Coming into the 2013 season, Baseball America rated 21-year-old SS Orlando Calixte the 9th best prospect in the Kansas City system. Promoted to AA NW Arkansas to begin 2013, Calixte struggled early in the season. He hit .198/.244/.296 for a paltry .540 OPS in April.
Since that rough beginning, Orlando Calixte has progressively improved the last two months. He hit...