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Royals Review Radio: The 80-grade podcast episode

We talk about the draft with Kiley McDaniel of Fangraphs

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Our Max Rieper, Shaun Newkirk, Matthew LaMar and Alex Duvall are back to talk a bit more about the draft, as well as the week in Royals baseball. Plus we talk to Kiley McDaniel at Fangraphs about what will happen with the draft next week.

Among the topics we discuss:

How will the first two picks of the draft play out and who will the Royals select?

What is Bobby Witt, Jr.’s upside?

How does this draft class rank?

What is up with Nicky Lopez’s struggles?

How can this rotation be fixed?

Who would we select with the #2 pick?

Here are links to some of the things we talked about:

Fangraphs’ Mock Draft 3.0

Jim Callis’ article on Bobby Witt, Jr. being one of the best shortstop draft prospects in decades.

Alex Duvall talks to Witt after he is named Gatorade National High School Player of the Year.

Matthew LaMar’s tweet looking at how this pitching prospect crop compares to the 2011 crop.

You can check out Kiley McDaniel’s work at Fangraphs, and definitely check out their draft board, You can also follow Kiley on Twitter at @kileymcd.

You can also follow Max Rieper on Twitter at @maxrieper, Shaun Newkirk at @shauncore, Matthew LaMar, at @LaMar_Matt and Alex Duvall at @duvy_013. Royals Review Radio is available on iTunes.