Adcock thriving outside of the big-league spotlight

As a Rule 5 pick in 2011, Adcock struggled through a season at the end of Royals’ bullpen bench. Though he was in over his head, the Royals had to keep Adcock on the roster, or risk losing him.

Royals bullpen: who’s in, who’s out

Other than the mess that Yuniesky Betancourt and the other second basemen are in, the roster could have been filled out prior to spring training.

Positions Open: One Year Lease to Own

While the Royals ride a wave of success to start the season, there is a longer-term issue to be resolved. Which of the current players will be with the team next April, and the April after that?

Royals Hunt For Another Gem In Rule 5 Draft

Taking a look at the Rule 5 draft in the past and one of the fact that one of the best Royals on the current roster came from a Rule 5 pick.