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Royals instructional league roster, schedule

September 17, 2018

At the end of each season, Major League clubs hold instructional league play, commonly known as instructs, an extended mini-camp that allows Minor Leaguers -- particularly those just starting their pro careers at the lower levels of their team's system -- to get some work in before calling it a

At the end of each season, Major League clubs hold instructional league play, commonly known as instructs, an extended mini-camp that allows Minor Leaguers -- particularly those just starting their pro careers at the lower levels of their team's system -- to get some work in before calling it a year. Players work on specific parts of their game and get offseason workout plans while often playing a handful of games against nearby teams to provide low-key competition to put what they are working on into practice.
Here's a look at the Royals roster, with the players' rank in the team's Top 30 Prospects list in parentheses:
Instructional league rosters
PITCHERS: Brian Abreu, RHP; Adrian Alcantara, RHP; Noah Bryant, RHP; Adan Frias, LHP; Heribert Garcia, RHP; Yerelmy Garcia, RHP; Zach Haake, RHP; Carlos Hernandez, RHP (No. 12); Rylan Kaufman, LHP; Janser Lara, RHP (No. 27); Elvis Luciano, RHP (No. 23); Ismael Maldonado, RHP; Yohanse Morel, RHP; Anderson Paulino, RHP; Brady Singer, RHP (No. 1); Malcolm Van Buren, RHP; Chih Wang, LHP; Nathan Webb, RHP; Marlin Willis, LHP; Angel Zerpa, LHP
CATCHERS: Michael Emodi, Freddy Fermin, William Hancock, MJ Melendez (No. 5), Sebastian Rivero, Chase Vallot
INFIELDERS: Dennicher Carrasco, Nathan Eaton, Maikel Garcia, Jeison Guzman (No. 22), Tyler James, Rubendy Jaquez, Travis Jones, Jose Marquez, Nick Pratto (No. 6)
OUTFIELDERS: Eric Cole, Brewer Hicklen (No. 21), Kyle Isbel (No. 14), Jackson Lueck, Seuly Matias (No. 3), Juan Carlos Negret, Blake Perkins (No. 15)
SCHEDULE
Mon., Sept. 24 - vs. Rangers
Tue., Sept. 25 - at White Sox
Wed., Sept. 26 - vs. Mexicali
Thur., Sept. 27 - vs. White Sox
Fri., Sept. 28 - at Rangers
Sat., Sept. 29 - Campy day
Mon., Oct. 1 - at Rangers
Tue., Oct. 2 - vs. Reds
Wed., Oct. 3 - Camp day
Thur., Oct. 4 - Los Mochis
Fri., Oct. 5 - vs. MLB Int'l
Sat., Oct. 6 - Camp day
Mon., Oct. 8 - vs. Rangers
Tue., Oct. 9 - at Dogers
Wed., Oct. 10 - Camp day
Thur., Oct. 11 - at Rangers
Fri., Oct. 12 - vs. Team Italy
Sat., Oct. 13 - vs. Ottawa
Mon., Oct. 15 - vs. White Sox
Tue., Oct. 16 - Camp day
Wed., Oct . 17 - at White Sox
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