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Alcides Escobar 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 26.295Overland Park,Kansas MLB2011-20182018-2018
2010- 5- 149-KCA
2018-05-04Contract purchased from minors
Blaine BoyerRPActiveY6-3 190 R-R 1981-07-11 36.318Atlanta,Georgia MLB2000-20182005-2018
2000- 3- 100-ATL
2018-03-29Contract purchased from minors
Danny DuffySPActiveY6-2 185 L-L 1988-12-21 29.155Goleta,California MLB2007-20182011-2018
2007- 3-  96-KCA
2017-09-17Activated from DL
Brian FlynnRPActiveY6-8 230 L-L 1990-04-19 28.036Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB2009-20182013-2018
2011- 7- 227-DET
2017-11-01Activated from DL
Jesse HahnSPDL-60N6-5 182 R-R 1989-07-30 28.299Norwich,Connecticut MLB2008-20172014-2017
2010- 6- 191-TBA
2018-03-06DL-60 Sprained right UCL
Jason HammelSPActiveY6-6 200 R-R 1982-09-02 35.265Greenville,South Carolina MLB2001-20182006-2018
2002-10- 284-TBA
2010-01-19Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1.9m) [Avoided arbitration]
Kelvin HerreraRPActiveY5-10 155 R-R 1989-12-31 28.145Tenares,Dom Rep MLB2008-20182011-2018
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 28.104Sylmar,California MLB2013-20182018-2018
2014-32- 963-KCA
2017-11-20Contract purchased from minors
Jake JunisRPActiveY6-3 210 R-R 1992-09-16 25.251Rock Falls,Illinois MLB2012-20182017-2018
2011-29- 876-KCA
2017-08-14Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Nate KarnsSPDL-10Y6-5 230 R-R 1987-11-25 30.182Franklin,Pennsylvania MLB2007-20172013-2017
2009-12- 352-WAS
2018-03-29DL-10 Right elbow inflammation
Brad KellerPActiveY6-5 230 R-R 1995-07-27 22.303Flowery Branch,Georgia MLB2013-20182018-2018
2013- 8- 240-ARI
2017-12-14Traded from Reds to Royals for future considerations
Ian KennedySPActiveY5-11 185 R-R 1984-12-19 33.157Huntington Beach,California MLB2004-20182007-2018
2006- 1-  21-NYA
2017-05-21Activated from DL
Kevin McCarthyRPActiveY6-3 200 R-R 1992-02-22 26.093Malverne,New York MLB2011-20182016-2018
2013-16- 474-KCA
2018-04-13Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Eric SkoglundPActiveY6-6 180 L-L 1992-10-26 25.211Sarasota,Florida MLB2012-20182017-2018
2014- 3-  92-KCA
2017-08-29Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Burch SmithRPActiveY6-4 190 R-R 1990-04-12 28.043Tyler,Texas MLB2009-20182013-2018
2011-14- 443-SDN
2017-12-10Traded from Mets to Royals for future considerations
CATCHERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Drew ButeraCActiveY6-1 190 R-R 1983-08-09 34.290Evansville,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 28.015Valencia,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 Duda1BDL-10Y6-4 225 L-R 1986-02-03 32.111Fontana,California MLB2005-20182010-2018
2007- 7- 243-NYN
2018-05-14DL-10 Right foot plantar fasciitis
Alcides EscobarSSActiveY6-1 155 R-R 1986-12-16 31.160La Sabana,Venezuela MLB2004-20182008-2018
2003-   UDFA-MIL
2018-01-29Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.5m) [Free Agent]
Ryan Goins3B-2BActiveY5-11 183 L-R 1988-02-13 30.102Round Rock,Texas MLB2007-20182013-2018
2009- 4- 130-TOR
2018-03-29Contract purchased from minors
Whit Merrifield2BActiveY6-0 165 R-R 1989-01-24 29.121Advance,North Carolina MLB2008-20182016-2018
2010- 9- 269-KCA
2017-04-18Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Mike Moustakas3BActiveY6-0 195 L-R 1988-09-11 29.256Los 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
Ramon TorresSS-2BActiveY5-10 155 B-R 1993-01-22 25.123Moncion,Dom Rep MLB2010-20182017-2017
2009-   UDFA-KCA
2018-05-19Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
OUTFIELDERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Abraham AlmonteCFActiveY5-9 170 B-R 1989-06-21 28.338Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2007-20182013-2018
2005-   UDFA-NYA
2018-04-10Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Hunter DozierRFActiveY6-4 210 R-R 1991-08-22 26.277Denton,Texas MLB2011-20182016-2018
2013- 1-   8-KCA
2018-05-14Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Alex GordonCFActiveY6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 34.105Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018
2005- 1-   2-KCA
2018-04-24Activated from DL
Jon JayLFActiveY5-11 200 L-L 1985-03-15 33.071Miami,Florida MLB2004-20182010-2018
2006- 2-  74-SLN
2018-03-06Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($3m)
Jorge SolerLFActiveY6-3 205 R-R 1992-02-25 26.090Havana,Cuba MLB2012-20182014-2018
2012-   UDFA-CHN
2017-09-05Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
DES HITTERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationDateLast Transaction
Cheslor CuthbertDHDL-10Y6-1 190 R-R 1992-11-16 25.190Corneta,Nicaragua MLB2010-20182015-2018
2009-   UDFA-KCA
2018-05-19DL-10 Lower back strain