Kyle Zimmer and Bubba Starling were two of the top prospects featured in this year's Kansas City Royals Top 10 Prospects here at Baseball Prospectus. Today’s Draft Video Weekend Flashback features these former top ten overall selections in pre-draft action.

Kyle Zimmer (RHP) out of the University of San Francisco; drafted first round (5th overall), 2012. Video from spring 2012 with the USF Dons hosting UC-Santa Barbara.

Derek “Bubba” Starling (OF/RHP) out of Gardner Edgerton High School (Gardner, KS); drafted first round (5th overall), 2011. Video from 2010 Area Code Games, held at Blair Field (Long Beach, CA). Starling was a member of the White Sox (Midwest) squad.



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At least the Royals still have these guys.