The KC Royals have been very quick to tout their young pitching prospects in the minors, and rightfully so. Although I still tend to think many of us are counting chickens that have not yet hatched, I am more than willing to give them the benefit of the doubt. It is reasonable to assume that the Royals should be able to fill in much of their rotation with homegrown young arms in a couple of years. Where the offense is going to come from is a different story altogether.
The two most exciting bats in the Royals minor league system are Bobby Witt, Jr.