Mondesi and Cuthbert to represent Royals in Futures Game

It was announced today that Royals prospects Raul Mondesi and Cheslor Cuthbert have been chosen to represent the Royals in the Futures Game during the All-Star break on July 12th.

Mondesi has been a hot prospect in the Royals minor league system since 2012 when he began playing for the organization at the very young age of 16. At only 19 years of age, he is currently hitting .270/.289/.426 at AA Northwest Arkansas and was rated as the 28th best prospect in baseball before the 2015 season by Baseball America.
The slick fielding shortstop has managed to progress a step in the organization every year despite being one of the youngest in each. He is currently 5.3 years younger than the average player in AA.

Photograph by Andrew Cockrum

Photograph by Andrew Cockrum

Scouts have often raved over the potential Mondesi possess and the organization is hoping he continues to stay ahead of schedule. As he grows older and stronger, he is beginning to unlock some of the power potential many have foreseen. So far this season in 32 games, he has four home runs, four doubles and a triple. His strikeout rate remains high, but all signs are pointing to a solid player for Kansas City in the future.

Mondesi, the son of one-time All-Star Raul Mondesi, is now playing second base twice a week to increase his versatility as he gets closer to the Major Leagues.

Cuthbert began playing in the organization at a very young age as well. In 2010, he made his debut in rookie ball at the age of 17. He was rated as the 84th best prospect in baseball before the 2012 season, but had slid down the prospect tree due to mediocre offense and defense.  The Royals have been patient with Cuthbert and now playing his sixth season with the organization finds himself once again as a legitimate prospect.

PI-MLB-Royals-Cheslor-Cuthbert-062014.vadapt.620.high.0

Having made it to AAA Omaha, he has a line of .268/.333/.413 for the season with eight home runs, 13 doubles and 32 RBI’s in 68 games played (50 at third base and 18 at first base). He only has five errors on the season (all at third). This is a sizeable improvement on the defensive woes that have plagued him in the past. Still being only 22 years old, he remains younger than some of the other options such as 2013 Royals first round pick Hunter Dozier (23).

#ForeverRoyal

***

Follow us on Twitter: @KCSportsNation

Like us on Facebook

Follow Luke, blogger/administrator at Royals Blue, on Twitter: @LG_RoyalsBlue

Follow Royals Blue on Twitter: @RoyalsBlue_com

110 Comments

  1. Hi there would you mind letting me know which webhost you’re working with?
    I’ve loaded your blog in 3 different web browsers and I must say
    this blog loads a lot faster then most. Can you suggest a good
    internet hosting provider at a honest price? Thank you,
    I appreciate it!

  2. Hello, Neat post. There’s an issue together with your
    site in web explorer, may check this? IE still is the marketplace leader and
    a good part of other folks will miss your great writing due to this problem.

  3. hello there and thank you for your information – I’ve definitely picked
    up something new from right here. I did however expertise a
    few technical issues using this website, since I experienced to
    reload the web site a lot of times previous to I could get it to load correctly.
    I had been wondering if your web host is OK? Not that I am complaining, but sluggish loading instances times
    will very frequently affect your placement in google and can damage your quality score
    if advertising and marketing with Adwords. Anyway I am adding
    this RSS to my email and can look out for much more
    of your respective exciting content. Ensure that you
    update this again very soon.

  4. Magnificent items from you, man. I have understand your
    stuff previous to and you’re simply extremely wonderful.

    I actually like what you’ve acquired here, certainly like what you’re
    saying and the best way in which you are saying it. You make it entertaining and you still
    take care of to stay it wise. I can not wait
    to learn much more from you. That is really a terrific web site.

  5. May I simply say what a relief to uncover somebody that genuinely knows what they are discussing on the web.
    You certainly know how to bring a problem to light and make it important.
    More people need to check this out and understand this side of your story.
    I was surprised that you aren’t more popular since
    you definitely possess the gift.

  6. Thanks for another wonderful article. Where else may just
    anyone get that kind of information in such a perfect manner of writing?
    I’ve a presentation next week, and I am on the search for such
    information.

  7. Pretty section of content. I just stumbled upon your site and in accession capital to
    assert that I get actually enjoyed account your blog posts.

    Anyway I will be subscribing to your feeds and even I achievement you access consistently fast.

  8. Excellent post. I was checking continuously this blog and I am impressed!
    Extremely useful info specifically the last part 🙂 I care for such info a lot.
    I was seeking this particular info for a
    very long time. Thank you and best of luck.

  9. Good day! This is kind of off topic but I need some advice from an established
    blog. Is it tough to set up your own blog? I’m not very techincal but I can figure things out pretty fast.
    I’m thinking about creating my own but I’m not sure where
    to begin. Do you have any ideas or suggestions? Thanks

  10. My partner and I stumbled over here by a different web address and thought I might as well check things out.
    I like what I see so i am just following you. Look forward to looking into your web
    page again.

  11. I’m impressed, I have to admit. Rarely do I encounter a blog that’s equally educative and engaging, and let me tell you, you’ve hit the nail on the head.
    The issue is an issue that too few folks are speaking intelligently
    about. Now i’m very happy that I stumbled across this during
    my hunt for something regarding this.

  12. Great blog you have got here.. It’s difficult to find high quality
    writing like yours nowadays. I seriously appreciate people like you!

    Take care!!

  13. Thank you for the good writeup. It in truth was a amusement account it.
    Glance complicated to more brought agreeable
    from you! However, how can we be in contact?

  14. Great items from you, man. I have take into account your stuff previous to and
    you’re just extremely excellent. I actually like what you have acquired right here, really like what you are stating
    and the way in which wherein you assert it. You make it enjoyable and you
    still take care of to keep it sensible. I can’t wait to learn much more from you.
    That is really a tremendous web site.

  15. Hello very nice website!! Guy .. Beautiful .. Superb
    .. I will bookmark your website and take the feeds additionally?
    I am satisfied to search out numerous helpful information here
    in the submit, we want develop extra strategies in this regard,
    thanks for sharing. . . . . .

  16. I am extremely impressed with your writing skills as well
    as with the layout on your blog. Is this a paid
    theme or did you customize it yourself? Either way keep up
    the excellent quality writing, it is rare to see a nice
    blog like this one today.

  17. It’s really a cool and helpful piece of information. I
    am satisfied that you shared this helpful information with us.
    Please stay us informed like this. Thank you for sharing.

  18. You are so interesting! I don’t suppose I’ve read through a single thing like this before.
    So nice to find someone with some original thoughts on this topic.

    Really.. many thanks for starting this up. This web site is one thing that’s needed on the
    internet, someone with a bit of originality!

  19. With havin so much written content do you ever run into any problems of plagorism or copyright
    violation? My blog has a lot of exclusive content I’ve either created myself or outsourced but it looks like a lot of it is popping it up all over the web without
    my permission. Do you know any solutions to help prevent content
    from being stolen? I’d really appreciate it.

  20. We are a group of volunteers and starting a new scheme in our community.
    Your site provided us with valuable information to work on. You’ve done an impressive job and
    our entire community will be grateful to you.

  21. Hmm it appears like your blog ate my first
    comment (it was super long) so I guess I’ll just sum it up what I wrote and say, I’m thoroughly enjoying your blog.
    I as well am an aspiring blog blogger but I’m still new to everything.
    Do you have any tips and hints for first-time blog writers?
    I’d really appreciate it.

  22. Hey! I realize this is kind of off-topic but I needed to ask.
    Does managing a well-established blog like yours take a lot of work?
    I’m completely new to running a blog but I do write in my diary daily.

    I’d like to start a blog so I can share my own experience and thoughts online.
    Please let me know if you have any ideas or tips for
    new aspiring blog owners. Thankyou!

  23. Hello There. I found your weblog the usage of msn. This is an extremely neatly written article.

    I will be sure to bookmark it and return to read more of your useful information. Thank you for the post.
    I will definitely comeback.

  24. I want to get across my gratitude for your generosity supporting people who need help with that subject. Your personal commitment to passing the solution all through ended up being exceptionally productive and have made many people much like me to attain their ambitions. Your entire interesting guide implies much to me and somewhat more to my colleagues. Thank you; from all of us.

  25. whoah this weblog is magnificent i like studying
    your articles. Stay up the great work! You already know, many individuals are looking round for this information, you could aid them greatly.

  26. Have you ever considered about including a little bit more than just your articles?

    I mean, what you say is fundamental and everything. Nevertheless imagine if you added some great pictures or video clips
    to give your posts more, “pop”! Your content is excellent but with
    pics and clips, this site could undeniably be one of the
    very best in its field. Great blog!

  27. Thanks a lot for providing individuals with such a brilliant possiblity to discover important secrets from this blog. It is often so superb and packed with a lot of fun for me personally and my office peers to search the blog no less than thrice every week to find out the new guidance you have got. And lastly, I’m certainly motivated concerning the mind-boggling thoughts you give. Certain 4 facts on this page are definitely the best we have all had.

  28. I wanted to write you one little bit of remark so as to thank you over again for your pretty guidelines you’ve provided above. This is certainly pretty generous of you to offer publicly exactly what a lot of people could possibly have distributed as an e-book to end up making some bucks on their own, primarily seeing that you might well have done it if you ever desired. Those good tips also served as a great way to recognize that most people have the identical dream the same as my very own to know the truth whole lot more concerning this problem. I’m sure there are numerous more pleasurable opportunities ahead for those who looked over your blog post.

  29. Do you have a spam problem on this blog; I also am a blogger,
    and I was wondering your situation; many of us have developed some nice methods and we are looking to swap solutions with other folks,
    why not shoot me an e-mail if interested.

  30. Hello! I’ve been following your site for a while now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give you a shout out from Atascocita Texas!
    Just wanted to tell you keep up the fantastic work!

  31. I am only commenting to make you understand of the amazing experience my cousin’s child enjoyed browsing your web site. She realized numerous pieces, not to mention how it is like to have an incredible giving mindset to have most people with ease completely grasp a number of advanced matters. You really surpassed our own expectations. Thanks for providing these effective, trusted, edifying and also easy thoughts on this topic to Emily.

  32. I think that is among the most vital information for me.
    And i’m happy studying your article. However wanna commentary on few common things, The web site style is perfect,
    the articles is in point of fact great : D. Excellent job, cheers

  33. I enjoy you because of all of your effort on this blog. Betty loves getting into investigation and it’s easy to see why. A lot of people notice all about the dynamic medium you give functional ideas via this blog and therefore increase response from other individuals on the content plus our own daughter is certainly studying a lot of things. Enjoy the remaining portion of the new year. You’re the one carrying out a pretty cool job.

  34. My relatives all the time say that I am wasting
    my time here at web, however I know I am getting experience everyday by reading such good articles or reviews.

  35. I think this is among the most important info for me.
    And i am glad reading your article. But want to remark on few general things, The site style is perfect,
    the articles is really nice : D. Good job, cheers

  36. I not to mention my pals were studying the good strategies from your web site and then suddenly I got an awful feeling I never expressed respect to the web site owner for them. Most of the boys happened to be for that reason stimulated to study them and already have simply been having fun with these things. Appreciation for actually being so accommodating and for pick out varieties of good issues millions of individuals are really needing to discover. My very own honest regret for not expressing appreciation to you earlier.

  37. My husband and i ended up being now peaceful that Edward could round up his studies through the entire precious recommendations he grabbed while using the site. It is now and again perplexing to just continually be freely giving instructions that many others could have been making money from. And we also do know we now have the writer to give thanks to for this. All of the illustrations you have made, the straightforward web site navigation, the relationships your site help foster – it’s most astonishing, and it’s really making our son and us consider that that matter is enjoyable, which is certainly particularly pressing. Thank you for all!

  38. I wish to show some appreciation to the writer just for rescuing me from this dilemma. After surfing throughout the world wide web and obtaining methods that were not helpful, I believed my life was done. Existing without the presence of answers to the problems you have resolved by way of your main site is a crucial case, and the ones that would have in a negative way damaged my career if I hadn’t noticed the blog. Your own knowledge and kindness in taking care of the whole thing was helpful. I don’t know what I would have done if I hadn’t discovered such a subject like this. I can at this time look ahead to my future. Thanks very much for this professional and effective help. I won’t be reluctant to suggest your blog post to anybody who would like guidance on this issue.

  39. I actually wanted to develop a message to express gratitude to you for those wonderful guidelines you are placing here. My time-consuming internet lookup has at the end been rewarded with high-quality content to exchange with my visitors. I ‘d mention that we visitors are definitely blessed to dwell in a notable place with so many brilliant people with great techniques. I feel somewhat lucky to have encountered your entire webpage and look forward to so many more awesome minutes reading here. Thanks once again for a lot of things.

  40. I needed to put you a little bit of word to finally thank you so much as before relating to the wonderful basics you’ve discussed on this website. It was quite strangely open-handed of you giving freely all that numerous people could possibly have made available for an e-book to help make some cash for their own end, particularly considering that you could possibly have done it in case you wanted. The secrets in addition served to be the fantastic way to fully grasp that most people have the same zeal much like my very own to know very much more on the topic of this condition. I am sure there are many more pleasurable situations up front for those who see your website.

  41. Thanks so much for giving everyone an extremely terrific opportunity to read articles and blog posts from this site. It’s usually so pleasant and as well , packed with a lot of fun for me personally and my office acquaintances to visit your web site nearly thrice in 7 days to find out the fresh guidance you have. Of course, I am also actually contented with the great secrets you serve. Some 2 tips in this article are basically the simplest I’ve ever had.

  42. I’m just commenting to let you be aware of of the fabulous encounter my child gained viewing your blog. She picked up a wide variety of details, not to mention how it is like to have an incredible helping mindset to let a number of people without hassle have an understanding of a variety of advanced things. You truly did more than readers’ desires. I appreciate you for producing those warm and helpful, trustworthy, educational as well as easy tips on that topic to Julie.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *