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2005 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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J.P. Howell played for the 2005 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record56-106 (5th in American League Central)League Rank14thMLB Rank30th
BallparkKauffman Stadium
ManagerBuddy Bell,Tony Pena,Bob SchaeferGeneral ManagerAllard Baird
CoachesAndre David (Hitting Coach), Bill Doran (First Base Coach), Guy Hansen (Pitching Coach), Joe Jones (First Base Coach), Jeff Pentland (Hitting Coach), Brian Poldberg (Bullpen Coach), Bob Schaefer (Bench Coach), Luis Silverio (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAlex Gordon (#2)
Payroll$36,881,000 (Rank: 29th)
Attendance1,371,181 (Rank: 29th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 72-72 ... Wichita Wranglers (AA) 68-72 ... High Desert Mavericks (A+) 75-65 ... Burlington Bees (A) 65-75 ... Idaho Falls Chukars (Rk) 34-42 ... Arizona Royals (Rk) 34-22 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 2005 Statistics -- 2005 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2005 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2005 baseball season.

2005 Kansas City Royals Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
48Jeremy AffeldtP6-4 185 L-L 1979-06-05 26Phoenix,Arizona MLB1997-20152002-2015Northwest Christian (Colbert,WA)
1997- 3-  91-KCA
Retired  
18Chip AmbresCF-LF6-0 175 R-R 1979-12-19 25Beaumont,Texas MLB1999-20092005-2008West Brook (Beaumont,TX)
2000-30- 896-SEA
 
19Brian AndersonP6-1 183 R-L 1972-04-26 33Portsmouth,Virginia MLB1993-20071993-2005Geneva (Geneva,OH)Wright St
1993- 1-   3-CAL
 
27Denny BautistaP6-5 170 R-R 1982-10-23 22Sanchez,Dom Rep MLB2000-20152004-2010  
2000-   UDFA-FLO
Free Agent  
27Jonah BaylissP6-1 200 R-R 1980-08-13 24North Adams,Massachusetts MLB2000-20122005-2007Lawrence Academy (Groton,MA)Trinity Col
2002- 7- 198-KCA
 
4Angel BerroaSS6-0 175 R-R 1980-01-27 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1999-20152001-2009  
1997-   UDFA-OAK
 
7Andres Blanco2B5-10 150 B-R 1984-04-11 21San Pablo,Venezuela MLB2002-20182004-2017  
2000-   UDFA-KCA
MinorsMilwaukee Brewers (AAA)
35Emil BrownRF6-2 193 R-R 1974-12-29 30Chicago,Illinois MLB1994-20091997-2009Harlan (Chicago,IL)Indian River St
1994- 6- 149-OAK
 
2John BuckC6-3 210 R-R 1980-07-07 24Kemmerer,Wyoming MLB1998-20142004-2014Taylorsville (Salt Lake City,UT)
1998- 7- 212-HOU
Retired  
50Ambiorix BurgosP6-0 180 R-R 1984-04-19 21Nagua,Dom Rep MLB2003-20132005-2007  
2000-   UDFA-KCA
 
58Shawn CampP6-1 200 R-R 1975-11-18 29Fairfax,Virginia MLB1996-20142004-2014Robinson Secondary School (Fairfax,VA)George Mason U., North Alabama
1997-16- 500-SDN
Free Agent  
21D.J. CarrascoP6-1 215 R-R 1977-04-12 28Safford,Arizona MLB1998-20122003-2012Hayward (Hayward,CA)Pima CC
1997-26- 795-BAL
Free Agent  
7Alberto CastilloC6-0 185 R-R 1970-02-10 35San Juan de Maguana,Dom Rep MLB1987-20091995-2007  
1987-   UDFA-NYN
 
56Jaime CerdaP6-0 175 L-L 1978-10-26 26Fresno,California MLB1998-20072002-2005Selma (Selma,CA)Fresno City Col
1998-23- 694-NYN
 
15Shane CostaLF6-1 205 L-R 1981-12-12 23Visalia,California MLB2001-20122005-2007Golden West (Visalia,CA)Cal St Fullerton
2003- 2-  42-KCA
 
9David DeJesusCF6-0 175 L-L 1979-12-20 25Brooklyn,New York MLB1998-20152003-2015Manalapan (Manalapan,NJ)Rutgers U.
2000- 4- 104-KCA
Free Agent  
52Chris DemariaP6-3 210 R-R 1980-09-28 24Torrance,California MLB2001-20062005-2006North Torrance (Torrance,CA)Long Beach St
2002-17- 493-PIT
 
34Matt DiazLF6-1 206 R-R 1978-03-03 27Portland,Oregon MLB1998-20132003-2013Santa Fe Catholic (Lakeland,FL)Florida St
1999-17- 505-TBA
Retired  
57Nate FieldP6-2 200 R-R 1975-12-11 29Denver,Colorado MLB1998-20092002-2007Heritage (Littleton,CO)Fort Hays St, Barton County CC
1998-   UDFA-MON
 
41Jimmy GobbleP6-3 190 L-L 1981-07-19 23Bristol,Tennessee MLB1999-20102003-2009Battle (Bristol,VA)
1999- 1-  43-KCA
 
30Ruben Gotay2B5-11 160 B-R 1982-12-25 22Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico MLB2001-20172004-2008   Indian Hills CC-Centerville
2000-31- 914-KCA
Free Agent  
14Tony Graffanino2B-1B6-1 195 R-R 1972-06-06 33Amityville,New York MLB1990-20091996-2009East Islip (Islip Terrace,NY)
1990-10- 264-ATL
 
23Zack GreinkeP6-2 190 R-R 1983-10-21 21Orlando,Florida MLB2002-20182004-2018Apopka (Apopka,FL)
2002- 1-   6-KCA
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
45Aaron GuielCF5-10 200 L-R 1972-10-05 32Vancouver,BC MLB1993-20112002-2006Woodlands (Nanaimo,BC)Kwantlen Polytechnic
1992-21- 580-CAL
 
28Ken HarveyDH-1B6-2 240 R-R 1978-03-01 27Los Angeles,California MLB1997-20092001-2005Beverly Hills (Beverly Hills,CA)Nebraska
1999- 5- 151-KCA
 
40Runelvys HernandezP6-1 205 R-R 1980-09-27 24Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2001-20102002-2008  
1997-   UDFA-KCA
 
1Denny Hocking2B5-10 183 B-R 1970-04-02 35Torrance,California MLB1990-20051993-2005West Torrance (Torrance,CA)El Camino Col
1989-52-1314-MIN
 
53J.P. HowellP6-0 180 L-L 1983-04-25 22Modesto,California MLB2002-20182005-2017Jesuit (Carmichael,CA)USC, Texas
2004- 1-  31-KCA
Free Agent  
16Justin Huber1B6-5 190 R-R 1982-07-01 22Melbourne,Australia MLB2001-20112005-2009  
2000-   UDFA-NYN
 
38Ryan JensenP6-0 205 R-R 1975-09-17 29Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1996-20062001-2005Cottonwood (Salt Lake City,UT)So.Utah U.
1996- 8- 222-SFN
 
33Jose LimaP6-2 205 R-R 1972-09-30 32Santiago,Dom Rep MLB1990-20091994-2006  
1989-   UDFA-DET
 
3Terrence LongLF6-1 190 L-L 1976-02-29 29Montgomery,Alabama MLB1994-20061999-2006Stanhope Elmore (Millbrook,AL)
1994- 1-  20-NYN
 
54Mike MacDougalP6-4 195 R-R 1977-03-05 28Las Vegas,Nevada MLB1997-20142001-2012Mesa (Mesa,AZ)Wake Forest U.
1999- 1-  25-KCA
Free Agent  
11Eli Marrero1B-LF6-1 180 R-R 1973-11-17 31Havana,Cuba MLB1993-20071997-2006Coral Gables (Coral Gables,FL)
1993- 3-  88-SLN
 
8Joe McEwing3B-1B5-11 170 R-R 1972-10-19 32Bristol,Pennsylvania MLB1992-20071998-2006Conwell Egan Catholic (Fairless Hills,PA)County Col Morris
1992-28- 783-SLN
 
31Donnie Murphy2B5-10 180 R-R 1983-03-10 22Lakewood,California MLB2002-20152004-2014Riverside Poly (Riverside,CA)Orange Coast Col
2002- 5- 138-KCA
Free Agent  
43Juan Carlos OviedoP6-1 150 R-R 1983-08-14 21Jamao Norte,Dom Rep MLB2001-20142005-2014  
2000-   UDFA-PIT
Free Agent  
11Paul PhillipsC5-11 180 R-R 1977-04-15 28Demopolis,Alabama MLB1998-20122004-2010West Lauderdale (Collinsville,MS)Alabama
1998- 9- 257-KCA
Free Agent  
36Calvin PickeringDH6-5 278 L-L 1976-09-29 28St. Thomas,Virgin Islands MLB1995-20081998-2005King (Tampa,FL)
1995-35- 976-BAL
 
51Andy SiscoP6-9 250 L-L 1983-01-13 22Steamboat Springs,Colorado MLB2001-20122005-2007Eastlake (Sammamish,WA)
2001- 2-  46-CHN
 
39Kyle SnyderP6-8 220 R-R 1977-09-09 27Houston,Texas MLB1997-20112003-2008Riverview (Sarasota,FL)North Carolina
1999- 1-   7-KCA
 
12Matt Stairs1B-DH5-9 217 L-R 1968-02-27 37Saint John,New Brunswick MLB1989-20111992-2011  
1989-   UDFA-MON
 
37Steve StemleP6-4 200 R-R 1977-05-20 28Louisville,Kentucky MLB1996-20062005-2006New Albany (New Albany,IN)Western Kentucky U.
1998- 5- 138-SLN
 
29Mike SweeneyDH-1B6-2 215 R-R 1973-07-22 31Orange,California MLB1991-20101995-2010Ontario (Ontario,CA)
1991-10- 262-KCA
 
24Mark Teahen3B6-3 210 L-R 1981-09-06 23Redlands,California MLB2000-20132005-2011Yucaipa (Yucaipa,CA)St. Mary's Col California
2002- 1-  39-OAK
Retired  
46Mike WoodP6-3 195 R-R 1980-04-26 25West Palm Beach,Florida MLB1999-20102003-2007Forest Hill (West Palm Beach,FL)North Florida
2001-10- 311-OAK
 
46 Players