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Sam Gaviglio is currently on the Kansas City Royals roster.
The grid below represents the Current Active Team Roster as is stands today. The roster will be updated each morning. During the off-season, minor league rosters may be somewhat irrelevant since players are usually reassigned in the spring.

Current ManagerNed Yost

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Current Kansas City Royals Roster

Top Remove Injured Players 1st Round Draft Picks Recent Transaction
PITCHERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Miguel AlmonteRPActiveY6-2 160 R-R 1993-04-04 24.320Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2011-20172015-2017
2010-   UDFA-KCA
2017-11-01Activated from DL
Ryan BuchterRPActiveY6-3 200 L-L 1987-02-13 31.005Gloucester,New Jersey MLB2006-20172014-2017
2005-33- 984-WAS
2017-01-29Traded from Royals with Brandon Moss to Athletics for Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer
Danny DuffySPActiveY6-2 185 L-L 1988-12-21 29.059Goleta,California MLB2007-20172011-2017
2007- 3-  96-KCA
2017-09-17Activated from DL
Brian FlynnRPActiveY6-8 230 L-L 1990-04-19 27.305Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB2009-20172013-2017
2011- 7- 227-DET
2017-11-01Activated from DL
Sam GaviglioPActiveY6-2 180 R-R 1990-05-22 27.272Ashland,Oregon MLB2009-20172017-2017
2011- 5- 170-SLN
2017-09-01Claimed off waivers from Mariners by Royals
Jason HammelSPActiveY6-6 200 R-R 1982-09-02 35.169Greenville,South Carolina MLB2001-20172006-2017
2002-10- 284-TBA
2017-02-07Signed to 2-year contract for 2017-2018 ($14m) 5--9 Mutual option for 2019 at $12m with $2m buyout
Kelvin HerreraCLActiveY5-10 155 R-R 1989-12-31 28.049Tenares,Dom Rep MLB2008-20172011-2017
2006-   UDFA-KCA
2018-01-12Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($7.9375m) [Avoids arbitration]
Tim HillPActiveY6-2 200 L-L 1990-02-10 28.008Sylmar,California AA2013-2017-
2014-32- 963-KCA
2017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
Jake JunisRPActiveY6-3 210 R-R 1992-09-16 25.155Rock Falls,Illinois MLB2012-20172017-2017
2011-29- 876-KCA
2017-08-14Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Nate KarnsSPActiveY6-5 230 R-R 1987-11-25 30.085Franklin,Pennsylvania MLB2007-20172013-2017
2009-12- 352-WAS
2018-01-12Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($1.375m) [Avoids arbitration]
Ian KennedySPActiveY5-11 185 R-R 1984-12-19 33.061Huntington Beach,California MLB2004-20172007-2017
2006- 1-  21-NYA
2017-05-21Activated from DL
Andres MachadoPActiveY6-0 175 R-R 1993-04-22 24.302Carabobo,Venezuela MLB2011-20172017-2017
2010-   UDFA-KCA
2017-09-01Contract purchased from minors
Brandon MaurerCLActiveY6-5 200 R-R 1990-07-03 27.230Costa Mesa,California MLB2008-20172013-2017
2008-23- 702-SEA
2018-02-16Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.95m) [Lost arbitration case] Asked for $3.5m
Kevin McCarthyRPActiveY6-3 200 R-R 1992-02-22 25.362Malverne,New York MLB2011-20172016-2017
2013-16- 474-KCA
2017-08-18Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Trevor OaksPActiveY6-3 220 R-R 1993-03-26 24.329Riverside,California AAA2013-2017-
2014- 7- 219-LAN
2018-01-04Traded from Dodgers to Royals in 3-team trade
Wily PeraltaSPActiveY6-2 191 R-R 1989-05-08 28.286Samana,Dom Rep MLB2006-20172012-2017
2005-   UDFA-MIL
2017-12-05Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($1.525m) [Free Agent] Option year for 2019 @$3m
Eric SkoglundPActiveY6-6 180 L-L 1992-10-26 25.115Sarasota,Florida MLB2012-20172017-2017
2014- 3-  92-KCA
2017-08-29Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Burch SmithRPActiveY6-4 190 R-R 1990-04-12 27.312Tyler,Texas MLB2009-20172013-2013
2011-14- 443-SDN
2017-12-10Traded from Mets to Royals for future considerations
Eric StoutPActiveY6-3 170 L-L 1993-03-27 24.328Chicago,Illinois AAA2012-2017-
2014-13- 393-KCA
2017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
CATCHERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Drew ButeraCActiveY6-1 190 R-R 1983-08-09 34.193Evansville,Indiana MLB2003-20172010-2017
2005- 5- 149-NYN
2016-11-17Signed to 2-year contract for 2017-2018 ($3.8m) 1.5--2.3
Cam GallagherCActiveY6-3 210 R-R 1992-12-06 25.074Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB2011-20172017-2017
2011- 2-  65-KCA
2017-09-01Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Salvador PerezC-DHActiveY6-3 175 R-R 1990-05-10 27.284Valencia,Venezuela MLB2007-20172011-2017
2006-   UDFA-KCA
2012-02-27Signed to 5-year contract for 2012-2016 ($7m) 0.75--1--1.5--1.75--2 Club options for 2017-2019 @ 3.75--5--6
Meibrys VlioriaCActiveY5-11 175 L-R 1997-02-15 21.003Cartagena,Colombia A2014-2017-   2017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
INFIELDERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Cheslor Cuthbert3B-DHActiveY6-1 190 R-R 1992-11-16 25.094Corneta,Nicaragua MLB2010-20172015-2017
2009-   UDFA-KCA
2017-08-08Activated from DL
Whit Merrifield2BActiveY6-0 165 R-R 1989-01-24 29.025Advance,North Carolina MLB2008-20172016-2017
2010- 9- 269-KCA
2017-04-18Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Raul Mondesi2BActiveY5-10 180 R-R 1995-07-27 22.206San Antonio,Texas MLB2012-20172016-2017
2011-   UDFA-KCA
2017-09-01Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Ramon TorresSS-2BActiveY5-10 155 B-R 1993-01-22 25.027Moncion,Dom Rep MLB2010-20172017-2017
2009-   UDFA-KCA
2017-09-05Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
OUTFIELDERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Jorge BonifacioRFActiveY6-1 192 R-R 1993-06-04 24.259Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2010-20172017-2017
2009-   UDFA-KCA
2017-04-21Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Alex GordonLFActiveY6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 34.008Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20172007-2017
2005- 1-   2-KCA
2012-02-09Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($4.775m) [Avoided arbitration]
Paulo OrlandoRFActiveY6-3 165 R-R 1985-11-01 32.109Sao Paulo,Brazil MLB2006-20172015-2017
2005-   UDFA-CHA
2017-09-01Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Jorge SolerLFActiveY6-3 205 R-R 1992-02-25 25.359Havana,Cuba MLB2012-20172014-2017
2012-   UDFA-CHN
2017-09-05Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Bubba StarlingOFActiveY6-4 180 R-R 1992-08-03 25.199Gardner,Kansas AAA2012-2017-
2011- 1-   5-KCA
2017-11-01Activated from DL
DES HITTERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Brandon MossDHActiveY6-0 180 L-R 1983-09-16 34.155Monroe,Georgia MLB2002-20172007-2017
2002- 8- 238-BOS
2017-01-29Traded from Royals with Ryan Buchter to Athletics for Jesse Hahn and Heath Fillmyer