Top Prospects: Kansas City Royals

Kiley continues the minor league organizational prospect lists with the Royals, led by potential frontline starter RHP Kyle Zimmer who is followed by a big group of potential impact prospects.
November 23, 2013

Bubba Starling Out, Legends Sweep

Despite first-round draft pick Bubba Starling missing from the lineup, the Legends completed a three-game sweep against the Kannapolis Intimidators Wednesday afternoon. Starling, batting .213 with four home runs and 17 RBI, was a late lineup scratch Monday and never saw the field during the series.
May 15, 2013

Marginal Prospects Podcast: Episode Ten

Kiley welcomes Jason Parks of Baseball Prospectus for a wide-ranging talk of prospects and embarrassing personal memories. They talk prospects like Indians SS Francisco Lindor, Dodgers OF Yasiel Puig, OF Joc Pederson, RHP Zach Lee and LHP Chris Reed along with White Sox OF Trayce Thompson and OF Courtney Hawkins and Royals OF Bubba Starling.
May 9, 2013

J.J. Picollo's Optimism - Part One

J.J. Picollo joined the Royals in 2006 as the Director of Player Development. On July 3, 2008, he was named the Assistant General Manager-Scouting and Player Development. Previous to working for the Kansas City Royals, J.J. served as the Director of Minor League Operations for the Atlanta Braves. He has also been a major-league scout and a coach at the college level.
March 10, 2013

Scouting Prospect #41: Bubba Starling

We recently released our annual top 100 prospects list here at, and to follow that up we will be providing team quality first-hand scouting reports on select prospects from that list over the course of the off-season. Here's a scouting report on prospect #41 from that list, Bubba Starling.
January 26, 2012

Royals Corner's Top 20 Royals Prospects

The next wave of top Royals prospects to arrive at Kauffman Stadium are ranked here by Royals Corner's Kevin Agee.
January 18, 2012

Starling signs with the Royals

Nebraska 2011 football and baseball signee Bubba Starling has signed a contract with the Kansas City Royals.
August 15, 2011

Starling's decision due today

Today has been labeled "BubbaWatch" day on social media outlets. Will the two-sport star sign with the Kansas City Royals or play two sports at Nebraska?
August 15, 2011