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Glenn Sparkman 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
Jason AdamRPActiveY6-4 225 R-R 1991-08-04 26.350Overland Park,Kansas MLB2011-20182018-2018
2010- 5- 149-KCA
2018-07-11Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Blaine BoyerRPDL-60N6-3 190 R-R 1981-07-11 37.008Atlanta,Georgia MLB2000-20182005-2018
2000- 3- 100-ATL
2018-07-05Transferred to 60-day DL
Danny DuffySPActiveY6-2 185 L-L 1988-12-21 29.210Goleta,California MLB2007-20182011-2018
2007- 3-  96-KCA
2017-09-17Activated from DL
Heath FillmyerPActiveY6-1 190 R-R 1994-05-16 24.064Florence,New Jersey MLB2013-20182018-2018
2014- 5- 162-OAK
2018-06-19Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Brian FlynnRPActiveY6-8 230 L-L 1990-04-19 28.091Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB2009-20182013-2018
2011- 7- 227-DET
2017-11-01Activated from DL
Jesse HahnSPDL-60N6-5 182 R-R 1989-07-30 28.354Norwich,Connecticut MLB2008-20172014-2017
2010- 6- 191-TBA
2018-03-06DL-60 Sprained right UCL
Jason HammelSPActiveY6-6 200 R-R 1982-09-02 35.320Greenville,South Carolina MLB2001-20182006-2018
2002-10- 284-TBA
2010-01-19Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1.9m) [Avoided arbitration]
Tim HillPActiveY6-2 200 L-L 1990-02-10 28.159Sylmar,California MLB2013-20182018-2018
2014-32- 963-KCA
2017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
Jake JunisRPDL-10Y6-3 210 R-R 1992-09-16 25.306Rock Falls,Illinois MLB2012-20182017-2018
2011-29- 876-KCA
2018-07-08DL-10 Lower back inflammation
Nate KarnsSPDL-60N6-5 230 R-R 1987-11-25 30.237Franklin,Pennsylvania MLB2007-20172013-2017
2009-12- 352-WAS
2018-06-02Transferred to 60-day DL
Brad KellerPActiveY6-5 230 R-R 1995-07-27 22.358Flowery Branch,Georgia MLB2013-20182018-2018
2013- 8- 240-ARI
2017-12-14Traded from Reds to Royals for future considerations
Ian KennedySPDL-10Y5-11 185 R-R 1984-12-19 33.212Huntington Beach,California MLB2004-20182007-2018
2006- 1-  21-NYA
2018-07-11DL-10 Left oblique strain
Brandon MaurerRPActiveY6-5 200 R-R 1990-07-03 28.016Costa Mesa,California MLB2008-20182013-2018
2008-23- 702-SEA
2018-06-15Contract purchased from minors
Kevin McCarthyRPActiveY6-3 200 R-R 1992-02-22 26.148Malverne,New York MLB2011-20182016-2018
2013-16- 474-KCA
2018-04-13Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Wily PeraltaPActiveY6-2 191 R-R 1989-05-08 29.072Samana,Dom Rep MLB2006-20182012-2018
2005-   UDFA-MIL
2018-06-17Contract purchased from minors
Enny RomeroRPActiveY6-3 165 L-L 1991-01-24 27.176Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2009-20182013-2018
2008-   UDFA-TBA
2018-07-05Claimed off waivers from Pirates by Royals
Eric SkoglundPDL-60N6-6 180 L-L 1992-10-26 25.266Sarasota,Florida MLB2012-20182017-2018
2014- 3-  92-KCA
2018-06-17Transferred to 60-day DL
Burch SmithRPActiveY6-4 190 R-R 1990-04-12 28.098Tyler,Texas MLB2009-20182013-2018
2011-14- 443-SDN
2017-12-10Traded from Mets to Royals for future considerations
Glenn SparkmanPActiveY6-2 210 B-R 1992-05-11 26.069Ganado,Texas MLB2011-20182017-2017
2013-20- 594-KCA
2018-07-08Contract purchased from minors
CATCHERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Drew ButeraCActiveY6-1 190 R-R 1983-08-09 34.345Evansville,Indiana MLB2003-20182010-2018
2005- 5- 149-NYN
2016-11-17Signed to 2-year contract for 2017-2018 ($3.8m) 1.5--2.3
Salvador PerezC-DHActiveY6-3 175 R-R 1990-05-10 28.070Valencia,Venezuela MLB2007-20182011-2018
2006-   UDFA-KCA
2018-04-24Activated from DL
INFIELDERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Lucas Duda1BActiveY6-4 225 L-R 1986-02-03 32.166Fontana,California MLB2005-20182010-2018
2007- 7- 243-NYN
2018-06-23Activated from DL
Alcides EscobarSSActiveY6-1 155 R-R 1986-12-16 31.215La Sabana,Venezuela MLB2004-20182008-2018
2003-   UDFA-MIL
2018-01-29Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.5m) [Free Agent]
Rosell HerreraSSActiveY6-3 180 B-R 1992-10-16 25.276Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2010-20182018-2018
2009-   UDFA-COL
2018-07-16Reinstated to active roster
Whit Merrifield2BActiveY6-0 165 R-R 1989-01-24 29.176Advance,North Carolina MLB2008-20182016-2018
2010- 9- 269-KCA
2017-04-18Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Adalberto Mondesi2BActiveY5-10 180 R-R 1995-07-27 22.358San Antonio,Texas MLB2012-20182016-2018
2011-   UDFA-KCA
2018-06-17Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Mike Moustakas3BActiveY6-0 195 L-R 1988-09-11 29.311Los Angeles,California MLB2007-20182011-2018
2007- 1-   2-KCA
2018-03-08Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($6.5m) [Free Agent] Mutual option for 2019 at $15m with $1m buyout. $5.5m salary for 2018
OUTFIELDERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Jorge BonifacioRFActiveY6-1 192 R-R 1993-06-04 25.045Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2010-20182017-2018
2009-   UDFA-KCA
2018-06-28Reinstated to active roster
Hunter DozierRFActiveY6-4 210 R-R 1991-08-22 26.332Denton,Texas MLB2011-20182016-2018
2013- 1-   8-KCA
2018-05-14Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Alex GordonCFActiveY6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 34.160Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018
2005- 1-   2-KCA
2018-04-24Activated from DL
Paulo OrlandoRFActiveY6-3 165 R-R 1985-11-01 32.260Sao Paulo,Brazil MLB2006-20182015-2018
2005-   UDFA-CHA
2018-07-13Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Jorge SolerLFDL-10Y6-3 205 R-R 1992-02-25 26.145Havana,Cuba MLB2012-20182014-2018
2012-   UDFA-CHN
2018-06-17DL-10 Left toe fracture