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2007 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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Gil Meche played for the 2007 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record69-93 (5th in American League Central)League Rank12thMLB Rank27th
ManagerBuddy BellGeneral ManagerDayton Moore
CoachesMichael Barnett (Hitting Coach), Bill Doran (Bench Coach), Fred Kendall (Bullpen Coach), Bob McClure (Pitching Coach), Brian Poldberg (Third Base Coach), Luis Silverio (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickMike Moustakas (#2)
Payroll$67,116,500
Attendance1,616,867
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 73-71 ... Wichita Wranglers (AA) 56-84 ... Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+) 75-62 ... Burlington Bees (A) 61-77 ... Arizona Royals (Rk) 28-28 ... Idaho Falls Chukars (Rk) 45-30 ... Burlington Royals (Rk) 38-30 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 2007 Statistics -- 2007 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2007 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2007 baseball season.

2007 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)
49John BaleP6-4 220 L-L 1974-05-22 33Cheverly,Maryland MLB1996-20111999-2009Crestview (Crestview,FL)So.Mississippi, Coastal Alabama CC-Brewton
1996- 5- 129-TOR
 
40Brian BannisterP6-1 207 R-R 1981-02-28 26Scottsdale,Arizona MLB2000-20102006-2010Chaparral (Scottsdale,AZ)USC
2003- 7- 199-NYN
 
4Angel BerroaSS-DH6-0 175 R-R 1980-01-27 27Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1999-20152001-2009  
1997-   UDFA-OAK
 
47Ryan BraunP6-1 200 R-R 1980-07-29 26Kitchener,Ontario MLB2000-20112006-2007Edison (Fresno,CA)Wake Forest U., UNLV
2003- 6- 162-KCA
 
39Craig Brazell1B6-3 211 L-R 1980-05-10 27Montgomery,Alabama MLB1998-20142004-2007Jefferson Davis (Montgomery,AL)
1998- 5- 154-NYN
 
35,42Emil BrownLF6-2 193 R-R 1974-12-29 32Chicago,Illinois MLB1994-20091997-2009Harlan (Chicago,IL)Indian River St
1994- 6- 149-OAK
 
14John BuckC6-3 210 R-R 1980-07-07 26Kemmerer,Wyoming MLB1998-20142004-2014Taylorsville (Salt Lake City,UT)
1998- 7- 212-HOU
Retired  
38Billy BucknerP6-2 195 R-R 1983-08-27 23Decatur,Georgia MLB2002-20162007-2014Salem (Conyers,GA)Young Harris Col, South Carolina
2004- 2-  55-KCA
Free Agent  
21Billy ButlerDH6-2 225 R-R 1986-04-18 21Orange Park,Florida MLB2004-20162007-2016Wolfson (Jacksonville,FL)
2004- 1-  14-KCA
Free Agent  
30Fernando Cortez2B6-1 170 L-R 1981-08-10 25Stockton,California MLB2001-20112005-2007Helix Charter (La Mesa,CA)Grossmont Col
2001- 9- 259-TBA
 
32Shane CostaLF-RF6-1 205 L-R 1981-12-12 25Visalia,California MLB2001-20122005-2007Golden West (Visalia,CA)Cal St Fullerton
2003- 2-  42-KCA
 
28Kyle DaviesP6-2 190 R-R 1983-09-09 23Decatur,Georgia MLB2001-20162005-2015Stockbridge (Stockbridge,GA)
2001- 4- 135-ATL
International  
36Jorge De La RosaP6-1 190 L-L 1981-04-05 26Monterrey,Mexico MLB1999-20182004-2018  
1998-   UDFA-ARI
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
9David DeJesusCF6-0 175 L-L 1979-12-20 27Brooklyn,New York MLB1998-20152003-2015Manalapan (Manalapan,NJ)Rutgers U.
2000- 4- 104-KCA
Free Agent  
28Octavio DotelP6-0 175 R-R 1975-11-25 31Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1995-20131999-2013  
1993-   UDFA-NYN
Retired  
31Brandon DuckworthP6-2 185 B-R 1976-01-23 31Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1995-20132001-2008Kearns (Kearns,UT)Cal St Fullerton, Col. So.Idaho
1996-61-1608-ARI
Free Agent  
37Scott ElartonP6-7 240 R-R 1976-02-23 31Lamar,Colorado MLB1994-20131998-2008Lamar (Lamar,CO)
1994- 1-  25-HOU
Indy League  
2Joey GathrightLF5-10 175 L-R 1982-04-22 25Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB2002-20132004-2011Bonnabel (Kenner,LA)
2001-32- 949-TBA
Free Agent  
3Esteban German2B-3B5-9 165 R-R 1978-12-26 28Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1998-20152002-2011  
1996-   UDFA-OAK
 
11Ross Gload1B6-0 185 L-L 1976-04-05 31Brooklyn,New York MLB1995-20112000-2011East Hampton (East Hampton,NY)South Florida
1997-13- 396-FLO
 
41Jimmy GobbleP6-3 190 L-L 1981-07-19 25Bristol,Tennessee MLB1999-20102003-2009Battle (Bristol,VA)
1999- 1-  43-KCA
 
7Alex Gordon3B6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 23Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018Lincoln Southeast (Lincoln,NE)Nebraska
2005- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
23Zack GreinkeP6-2 190 R-R 1983-10-21 23Orlando,Florida MLB2002-20182004-2018Apopka (Apopka,FL)
2002- 1-   6-KCA
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
15Mark Grudzielanek2B6-1 185 R-R 1970-06-30 37Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1991-20101995-2010Hanks (El Paso,TX)Trinidad St Junior Col
1991-11- 295-MON
 
44Luke HochevarP6-5 205 R-R 1983-09-15 23Fowler,Colorado MLB2003-20162007-2016Fowler (Fowler,CO)Tennessee
2006- 1-   1-KCA
Free Agent  
30Justin HuberLF-DH6-5 190 R-R 1982-07-01 24Melbourne,Australia MLB2001-20112005-2009  
2000-   UDFA-NYN
 
34Luke HudsonP6-3 195 R-R 1977-05-02 30Fountain Valley,California MLB1997-20072002-2007Fountain Valley (Fountain Valley,CA)Tennessee
1998- 4- 120-COL
 
6Jason LaRueC5-11 200 R-R 1974-03-19 33Houston,Texas MLB1995-20101999-2010Spring Valley (Spring Valley,TX)Dallas Baptist U.
1995- 5- 139-CIN
 
55Gil MecheP6-3 180 R-R 1978-09-08 28Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1996-20101999-2010Acadiana (Lafayette,LA)
1996- 1-  22-SEA
 
58Neal MusserP6-2 209 L-L 1980-08-25 26Otterbein,Indiana MLB1999-20102007-2008Benton Central (Oxford,IN)
1999- 2-  73-NYN
 
43Juan Carlos OviedoP6-1 150 R-R 1983-08-14 23Jamao Norte,Dom Rep MLB2001-20142005-2014  
2000-   UDFA-PIT
Free Agent  
1Tony PenaSS6-1 160 R-R 1981-03-23 26Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2000-20172006-2009  
1999-   UDFA-ATL
MinorsKansas City Royals (MLB)
57Joel PeraltaP5-11 155 R-R 1976-03-23 31Bonao,Dom Rep MLB2000-20162005-2016  
1996-   UDFA-OAK
Free Agent  
45Odalis PerezP6-0 150 L-L 1978-06-07 29Las Matas de Farfan,Dom Rep MLB1995-20081998-2008  
1994-   UDFA-ATL
 
12Paul PhillipsC5-11 180 R-R 1977-04-15 30Demopolis,Alabama MLB1998-20122004-2010West Lauderdale (Collinsville,MS)Alabama
1998- 9- 257-KCA
Free Agent  
54David RiskeP6-2 175 R-R 1976-10-23 30Renton,Washington MLB1996-20101999-2010Lindbergh (Renton,WA)Green River CC
1996-56-1560-CLE
 
16,42Reggie SandersRF-LF6-1 185 R-R 1967-12-01 39Florence,South Carolina MLB1988-20071991-2007Wilson (Florence,SC)Spartanburg Methodist Col
1987- 7- 180-CIN
 
43Ryan Shealy1B6-5 240 R-R 1979-08-29 27Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB1999-20112005-2010Cardinal Gibbons (Fort Lauderdale,FL)Florida
2002-11- 321-COL
 
26Jason SmithSS6-3 190 L-R 1977-07-24 29Meridian,Mississippi MLB1997-20152001-2009Demopolis (Demopolis,AL)Meridian CC
1996-43-1288-TBA
 
48Joakim SoriaP6-3 180 R-R 1984-05-18 23Monclova,Mexico MLB2002-20182007-2018  
2001-   UDFA-LAN
ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)
30Jason StandridgeP6-4 217 R-R 1978-11-09 28Birmingham,Alabama MLB1997-20172001-2007Hewitt-Trussville (Trussville,AL)
1997- 1-  31-TBA
 
29Mike SweeneyDH6-2 215 R-R 1973-07-22 33Orange,California MLB1991-20101995-2010Ontario (Ontario,CA)
1991-10- 262-KCA
 
24Mark TeahenRF6-3 210 L-R 1981-09-06 25Redlands,California MLB2000-20132005-2011Yucaipa (Yucaipa,CA)St. Mary's Col California
2002- 1-  39-OAK
Retired  
66John ThomsonP6-3 187 R-R 1973-10-01 33Vicksburg,Mississippi MLB1992-20071997-2007Sulphur (Sulphur,LA)McNeese St, Blinn Col
1993- 7- 212-COL
 
56Todd WellemeyerP6-3 205 R-R 1978-08-30 28Louisville,Kentucky MLB1998-20112003-2010Eastern (Louisville,KY)Bellarmine U.
2000- 4- 103-CHN
 
45 Players