KC Royals: Three prospects most likely to make an impact in the majors

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The KC Royals have some prospects who are ready to play at the major league level, and since the Royals are not in a position to win they should try to get some of the young guns some time in the majors.

There are a couple of Royals prospects that are ready and have already played on last year’s team, like Josh Staumont, and we should see a couple more prospects up in the majors for a while in this upcoming season.

The following prospects will have to fight for a spot in spring training, mainly for bench spots or the outfield. We should expect a reliever to fight for a spot, but with the Greg Holland signing, we won’t likely see as much of a competition in the bullpen as the battle be between some of the pitchers fighting for the fifth spot in the rotation.

I would assume most of the prospects that we will see this year will be outfielders since most of the other positions have been locked down by other players. We could see a starting pitching prospect, like Brady Singer, but all of the prospects I will list I believe will play either opening day or before the All-Star break.

At the moment the KC Royals need some bench pieces and some outfielders as I don’t think the Royals should roll out Alex Gordon in left, Whit Merrifield in center, and Hunter Dozier in right every day this season. The Royals have great depth in the outfield and need some more bench players.