Based in Missouri, the Kansas City Royals are a professional baseball team in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) Central division. The 1990s were mixed for the Royals and their fans. Kansas City saw the finish of the careers of three of the club’s legends.

George Brett won his third batting title and broke the 3,000-hit obstruction prior to resigning in 1993. Straightforward White resigned as baseball’s chief second baseman, subsequent to winning eight Gold Gloves. Speedster Willie Wilson’s vocation finished up with the Cubs, however, he left as the Royals unequaled taken base lord.

Who are the scouts for the Kansas City Royals?

Gene Watson

Gene Watson is in his fourteenth full season with the Royals’ association and third as the Sr. Chief Pro Scouting/Assistant to the General Manager, being advanced on Jan. 29, 2018. In his job, Watson manages the club’s Pro Scouting Department. He was named a Major League scout for the Royals on Aug. 16, 2006, preceding being elevated to Coordinator-Pro Scouting on Oct. 31, 2008, and to the Director-Pro Scouting in 2012. Watson was regarded by the Professional Baseball Scouts Foundation in January 2018, getting the Legends in Scouting Award.

Mike Arbuckle

Prior to joining the Royals, Mike came from the Florida Marlins’ agency, where he was an expert scout covering the AL and NL Central Divisions, just as the Double-A Texas League for quite some time, including the Marlins’ 2003 World Series season. He worked with the San Diego Padres starting in 1997 and afterward joined the Atlanta Braves in 2000, working under current Royals’ Sr. VP-Baseball. He is in his 12th season with the Royals and first joined the team as a Senior Advisor to the General Manager/Scouting & Player Development.

Danny Ontiveros

Danny Ontiveros serves as the Assistant Director of Scouting for the Kansas City Royals where he assists in the day-to-day operations of the amateur scouting department. He has also been with the likes of St. Louis Cardinals (1998-2004) and Chicago White Sox (2005-2007).

Orlando Estevez

Orlando Estevez joined the Royals’ coaching staff as the Coordinator – Latin American Scouting. He began his scouting career with the California Angels as a part-time scout. He and his wife, Ivonne, reside in Pembroke Pines, Fla., with their four children: Daniel, Lauren, and twins, David and Ryan.

Nick Leto

Nick Leto joins the Kansas City Royals as a scouting staff. Leto doubles as the manager of the Royals’ Surprise, Ariz. complex, while also providing support for amateur and international scouting. During his time with the organization, he has fulfilled some international scouting assignments.


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