May 26, 2014 12:21 PM

Royals prospect Bubba Starling starting to put it all together

The tall kid in the Nebraska Cornhuskers weightlifting shirt will not be having any of it. Not anymore.If social media outlets were the only avenue to discern the exploits of Bubba Starling, one might surmise that the No. 5 overall pick of the 2011 first-year player draft was a historic mistake for an organization regularly lampooned for such things. Add to that the ever-expanding cloud of baseball punditry inferring that, for a baseball prospect, Starling is a heck of a future college football quarterback. Yeah. Whatever.

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