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2012 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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Bruce Chen played for the 2012 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record72-90 (3rd in American League Central)League Rank9thMLB Rank15th
ManagerNed YostGeneral ManagerDayton Moore
CoachesChino Cadahia (Bench Coach), Dave Eiland (Pitching Coach), Steve Foster (Bullpen Coach), Eduardo Rodriguez (Third Base Coach), Kevin Seitzer (Hitting Coach), Doug Sisson (First Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickKyle Zimmer (#5)
Payroll$60,916,225
Attendance1,739,859
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Storm Chasers (AAA) 83-61 ... Northwest Arkansas Naturals (AA) 58-81 ... Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+) 66-74 ... Kane County Cougars (A) 68-72 ... Arizona Royals (Rk) 23-32 ... Idaho Falls Chukars (Rk) 35-41 ... Dominican Royals (Rk) 41-27 ... Burlington Royals (Rk) 41-25 ...
Years Available1969-2018

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The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2012 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2012 baseball season.

2012 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)
34Tony Abreu2B-3B5-9 185 R-R 1984-11-13 27Puerto Plata,Dom Rep MLB2003-20172007-2014  
2002-   UDFA-LAN
Free Agent  
47Nate AdcockP6-5 190 R-R 1988-02-25 24Elizabethtown,Kentucky MLB2006-20172011-2015North Hardin (Elizabethtown,KY)
2006- 5- 141-SEA
Free Agent  
11Yuniesky Betancourt2B5-10 190 R-R 1982-01-31 30Santa Clara,Cuba MLB2005-20172005-2013  
2005-   UDFA-SEA
International  
30Jason BourgeoisCF5-9 170 B-R 1982-01-04 30Houston,Texas MLB2000-20172008-2015Forest Brook (Houston,TX)
2000- 2-  56-TEX
Free Agent  
51Jonathan BroxtonP6-4 240 R-R 1984-06-16 28Augusta,Georgia MLB2002-20172005-2017Burke County (Waynesboro,GA)
2002- 2-  60-LAN
Free Agent  
67Francisley BuenoP5-11 200 L-L 1981-03-05 31Havana,Cuba MLB2006-20172008-2014  
2006-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
16Billy ButlerDH6-2 225 R-R 1986-04-18 26Orange Park,Florida MLB2004-20162007-2016Wolfson (Jacksonville,FL)
2004- 1-  14-KCA
Free Agent  
6Lorenzo CainCF6-2 165 R-R 1986-04-13 26Valdosta,Georgia MLB2005-20182010-2018Madison County (Madison,FL)Tallahassee CC
2004-17- 496-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
52Bruce ChenP6-1 180 B-L 1977-06-19 35Panama City,Panama MLB1994-20151998-2015  
1993-   UDFA-ATL
Retired  
31Louis ColemanP6-3 190 B-R 1986-04-04 26Schlater,Mississippi MLB2006-20182011-2018Pillow Academy (Greenwood,MS)Louisiana St
2009- 5- 152-KCA
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
55Tim CollinsP5-7 155 L-L 1989-08-21 22Worcester,Massachusetts MLB2007-20182011-2018Worcester Tech (Worcester,MA)
2007-   UDFA-TOR
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
56Roman ColonP6-3 170 R-R 1979-08-13 32Monte Cristi,Dom Rep MLB1997-20132004-2012  
1995-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
43Aaron CrowP6-2 205 R-R 1986-11-11 25Topeka,Kansas MLB2006-20162011-2014Washburn (Topeka,KS)Missouri
2009- 1-  12-KCA
Free Agent  
23Danny DuffyP6-2 185 L-L 1988-12-21 23Goleta,California MLB2007-20182011-2018Cabrillo (Lompoc,CA)
2007- 3-  96-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
1Jarrod DysonCF5-10 160 L-R 1984-08-15 27McComb,Mississippi MLB2006-20182010-2018McComb (McComb,MS)SW Mississippi CC
2006-50-1475-KCA
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
2Alcides EscobarSS6-1 155 R-R 1986-12-16 25La Sabana,Venezuela MLB2004-20182008-2018  
2003-   UDFA-MIL
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
19Irving Falu2B6-0 165 B-R 1983-06-06 29Hato Rey,Puerto Rico MLB2003-20182012-2014Angel P. Millian Rohena (Carolina,PR)Indian Hills CC-Centerville
2003-21- 612-KCA
MinorsWashington Nationals (AAA)
21Jeff FrancoeurRF6-4 200 R-R 1984-01-08 28Atlanta,Georgia MLB2002-20162005-2016Parkview (Lilburn,GA)
2002- 1-  23-ATL
Retired  
17Chris Getz2B6-0 165 L-R 1983-08-30 28Grosse Pointe,Michigan MLB2003-20142008-2014Grosse Pointe South (Grosse Pointe,MI)Wake Forest U., Michigan
2005- 4- 125-CHA
Retired  
9Johnny Giavotella2B5-8 185 R-R 1987-07-10 24Metairie,Louisiana MLB2006-20182011-2017Jesuit (New Orleans,LA)New Orleans
2008- 2-  49-KCA
MinorsChicago White Sox (AAA)
4Alex GordonLF6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 28Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018Lincoln Southeast (Lincoln,NE)Nebraska
2005- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
33Jeremy GuthrieP6-1 200 B-R 1979-04-08 33Roseburg,Oregon MLB1998-20172004-2017Ashland (Ashland,OR)Stanford U., Brigham Young U.
2002- 1-  22-CLE
Retired  
40Kelvin HerreraP5-10 155 R-R 1989-12-31 22Tenares,Dom Rep MLB2008-20182011-2018  
2006-   UDFA-KCA
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
44Luke HochevarP6-5 205 R-R 1983-09-15 28Fowler,Colorado MLB2003-20162007-2016Fowler (Fowler,CO)Tennessee
2006- 1-   1-KCA
Free Agent  
56Greg HollandP5-11 180 R-R 1985-11-20 26Morganton,North Carolina MLB2005-20182010-2018McDowell (Marion,NC)Western Carolina U.
2007-10- 306-KCA
DL-10St. Louis Cardinals (AA)
35Eric Hosmer1B6-4 215 L-L 1989-10-24 22Cooper City,Florida MLB2008-20182011-2018American Heritage (Plantation,FL)
2008- 1-   3-KCA
ActiveSan Diego Padres (MLB)
46Tommy HottovyP6-1 195 L-L 1981-07-09 30Parkville,Missouri MLB2001-20132011-2012Park Hill South (Kansas City,MO)Wichita St
2004- 4- 125-BOS
Free Agent  
41Jeremy JeffressP6-0 175 R-R 1987-09-21 24South Boston,Virginia MLB2006-20182010-2018Halifax County (South Boston,VA)
2006- 1-  16-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
7David LoughCF6-0 185 L-L 1986-01-20 26Akron,Ohio MLB2005-20172012-2016Green (Uniontown,OH)Mercyhurst Col
2007-11- 336-KCA
Free Agent  
12Mitch MaierCF6-2 195 L-R 1982-06-30 30Petoskey,Michigan MLB2001-20142006-2012Novi (Novi,MI)Toledo
2003- 1-  30-KCA
Free Agent  
32Vincent MazzaroP6-2 190 R-R 1986-09-27 25Hackensack,New Jersey MLB2006-20172009-2016Rutherford (Rutherford,NJ)
2005- 3- 101-OAK
Free Agent  
39Luis MendozaP6-3 180 R-R 1983-10-31 28Veracruz,Mexico MLB2002-20172007-2013  
2000-   UDFA-BOS
International  
50Jose MijaresP6-0 180 L-L 1984-10-29 27Caracas,Venezuela MLB2004-20132008-2013  
2002-   UDFA-MIN
Restricted  
50Adam MooreC6-3 210 R-R 1984-05-08 28Longview,Texas MLB2005-20182009-2016Mineola (Mineola,TX)NE Texas CC, Texas-Arlington, Nebraska
2006- 6- 171-SEA
MinorsTampa Bay Rays (MLB)
8Mike Moustakas3B6-0 195 L-R 1988-09-11 23Los Angeles,California MLB2007-20182011-2018Chatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
2007- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
49Jake OdorizziP6-2 175 R-R 1990-03-27 22Highland,Illinois MLB2008-20182012-2018Highland (Highland,IL)
2008- 1-  32-MIL
ActiveMinnesota Twins (MLB)
59Felipe PaulinoP6-2 180 R-R 1983-10-05 28Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2003-20172007-2014  
2001-   UDFA-HOU
International  
27Brayan PenaC5-11 210 B-R 1982-01-07 30Havana,Cuba MLB2001-20172005-2016  
2000-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
13Salvador PerezC6-3 175 R-R 1990-05-10 22Valencia,Venezuela MLB2007-20182011-2018  
2006-   UDFA-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
28Manny PinaC5-11 165 R-R 1987-06-05 25Barquisimeto,Venezuela MLB2005-20182011-2018  
2004-   UDFA-TEX
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
33Humberto QuinteroC6-1 190 R-R 1979-08-02 32Maracaibo,Venezuela MLB1999-20162003-2014  
1997-   UDFA-CHA
Free Agent  
25Clint Robinson1B6-5 225 L-L 1985-02-16 27Jefferson City,Missouri MLB2005-20172012-2016Northview (Dothan,AL)Troy U.
2007-25- 756-KCA
Free Agent  
57Jonathan SanchezP6-2 165 L-L 1982-11-19 29Mayaguez,Puerto Rico MLB2004-20142006-2013   Ohio Dominican U.
2004-27- 820-SFN
Free Agent  
53Will SmithP6-5 220 L-L 1989-07-10 22Newnan,Georgia MLB2008-20182012-2018Northgate (Newnan,GA)
2008- 7- 229-ANA
ActiveSan Francisco Giants (MLB)
61Everett TeafordP6-0 155 L-L 1984-05-15 28Alpharetta,Georgia MLB2004-20152011-2015Centennial (Roswell,GA)Georgia So.U.
2006-12- 347-KCA
Free Agent  
62Ryan VerdugoP6-0 195 L-L 1987-04-10 25Lake Stevens,Washington MLB2006-20172012-2012Lake Stevens (Lake Stevens,WA)Louisiana St, Skagit Valley Col
2008- 9- 267-SFN
Free Agent  
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