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Francis takes over the Hot List's top spot

Every Monday, Royals Corner publishes our Hot List, ranking the ten hottest prospects in the Royals' minor league system. This week, Burlington outfielder Nick Francis takes top honors after hitting .464 with six extra base hits last week. Francis has been hot all season, breathing life into an otherwise struggling Bees' offense. Who else made the Hot List this week? Look inside to find out.

1. Nick Francis Francis takes the top spot on the Hot List for the first time this season after a week in which he went 13-for-28 (.464) with five doubles, one home run, and eight RBIs. On the season, the 23-year-old outfielder is hitting .329/.401/.586 with a club-best seven home runs and 13 doubles. His 30 RBIs ranks fourth in the Midwest League, and his .987 OPS ranks third. 2. Mike Moustakas... Recommended Stories

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