During the offseason the Reds picked up Derrick Robinson after he was designated for assignment when he lost his spot on the Royals 40-man roster. It was more of a signing for depth, but he brings good speed on the basepaths and in centerfield. He's still only 25 years old so the Reds can hope that he'll be a late bloomer and available for a fifth outfielder if needed.
March 20, 2013
The Royals on Thursday named the organization's 2010 award recipients. The Texas League Champion Northwest Arkansas Naturals were well-represented, as expected, with Mike Moustakas, Eric Hosmer, Derrick Robinson, John Lamb, and manager Brian Poldberg all collecting hardware.
December 17, 2010
The Kansas City Royals on Friday afternoon added four players to the club's 40-man roster in advance of December's Rule 5 draft. Pitcher Everett Teaford, first baseman/DH Clint Robinson, and outfielders David Lough and Derrick Robinson were placed on the Royals' 40-man roster. Pitchers Victor Marte, Bryan Bullington, Gaby Hernandez, and outfielder Jordan Parraz were all designated for assignment.
November 20, 2010
The Royals' minor league system was just 2-5 on Tuesday, with the Northwest Arkansas Naturals and Omaha Royals riding strong offensive performances while picking up the organization's only two wins. Eric Hosmer continued his torrid pace in Double-A, launching his eighth home run in just 20 games, while Mike Moustakas added three more hits for Omaha. Click inside to read the day's entire report.
August 4, 2010
Texas League President Tom Kayser on Tuesday announced the Texas League All-Star rosters, and nine players on the NW Arkansas Naturals were selected to represent the North Division, including five starters. Indeed, the first-place Naturals put more players on the All-Star roster than any other team in the league.
June 16, 2010
April turned out to be an excellent month for many of the young position players in the Royals' system. Today RC dishes out some hardware, identifying the top offensive performances through the season's first month at each of the Royals' four full-season affiliates.
May 6, 2010