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2017 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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Ryan Buchter played for the 2017 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record80-82 (3rd in American League Central)League Rank8thMLB Rank15th
BallparkKauffman Stadium
ManagerNed YostGeneral ManagerDayton Moore
CoachesBrian Buchanan (Assistant Hitting Coach), Dave Eiland (Pitching Coach), Pedro Grifol (Catching Coach), Doug Henry (Bullpen Coach), Mike Jirschele (Third Base Coach), Rusty Kuntz (First Base Coach), Dale Sveum (Hitting Coach), Don Wakamatsu (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickNick Pratto (#14)
Payroll$132,091,916 (Rank: 16th)
Attendance2,220,370 (Rank: 17th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Storm Chasers (AAA) 69-72 ... Northwest Arkansas Naturals (AA) 28-42 ... Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+) 67-72 ... Lexington Legends (A) 62-75 ... Burlington Royals (Rk) 29-39 ... Dominican Royals (Rk) 30-40 ... Idaho Falls Chukars (Rk) 33-43 ... Arizona Royals (Rk) 26-30 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 2017 Statistics -- 2017 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 2017 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2017 baseball season.

2017 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)
62Al AlburquerqueP6-0 150 R-R 1986-06-10 31San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB2006-20182011-2017  
2003-   UDFA-CHN
Free Agent  
54Scott AlexanderP6-2 190 L-L 1989-07-10 27Santa Rosa,California MLB2008-20182015-2018Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa,CA)Pepperdine U., Sonoma St
2010- 6- 179-KCA
ActiveLos Angeles Dodgers (MLB)
50Miguel AlmonteP6-2 160 R-R 1993-04-04 24Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2011-20182015-2018  
2010-   UDFA-KCA
MinorsLos Angeles Angels (AAA)
38Jorge BonifacioRF6-1 192 R-R 1993-06-04 24Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2010-20182017-2018  
2009-   UDFA-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
49Ryan BuchterP6-3 200 L-L 1987-02-13 30Gloucester,New Jersey MLB2006-20182014-2018Highland Regional (Blackwood,NJ)
2005-33- 984-WAS
ActiveOakland Athletics (MLB)
14Billy BurnsCF5-9 165 R-R 1989-08-30 27Marietta,Georgia MLB2009-20182014-2017Walton (Marietta,GA)Mercer U.
2011-32- 967-WAS
MinorsKansas City Royals (AAA)
9Drew ButeraC6-1 190 R-R 1983-08-09 33Evansville,Indiana MLB2003-20182010-2018Bishop Moore (Orlando,FL)Central Florida
2005- 5- 149-NYN
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
53Melky CabreraRF5-11 170 B-L 1984-08-11 32Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2003-20182005-2018  
2001-   UDFA-NYA
ActiveCleveland Indians (MLB)
34Trevor CahillP6-3 195 R-R 1988-03-01 29Oceanside,California MLB2006-20182009-2018Vista (Vista,CA)
2006- 2-  66-OAK
DL-10Oakland Athletics (AAA)
6Lorenzo CainCF6-2 165 R-R 1986-04-13 31Valdosta,Georgia MLB2005-20182010-2018Madison County (Madison,FL)Tallahassee CC
2004-17- 496-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
24Christian Colon2B6-0 180 R-R 1989-05-14 28Cayey,Puerto Rico MLB2008-20182014-2017Canyon (Anaheim,CA)Cal St Fullerton
2010- 1-   4-KCA
MinorsNew York Mets (AAA)
19Cheslor Cuthbert3B6-1 190 R-R 1992-11-16 24Corneta,Nicaragua MLB2010-20182015-2018  
2009-   UDFA-KCA
DL-60Kansas City Royals (AAA)
41Danny DuffyP6-2 185 L-L 1988-12-21 28Goleta,California MLB2007-20182011-2018Cabrillo (Lompoc,CA)
2007- 3-  96-KCA
DL-10Kansas City Royals (MLB)
2Alcides EscobarSS6-1 155 R-R 1986-12-16 30La Sabana,Venezuela MLB2004-20182008-2018  
2003-   UDFA-MIL
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
59Luke FarrellP6-6 200 R-R 1991-06-07 26Westlake,Ohio MLB2010-20182017-2018St. Ignatius (Cleveland,OH)Northwestern U.
2013- 6- 174-KCA
MinorsChicago Cubs (AAA)
43Neftali FelizP6-3 180 R-R 1988-05-02 29Azua,Dom Rep MLB2006-20182009-2017  
2005-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
33Brian FlynnP6-8 230 L-L 1990-04-19 27Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB2009-20182013-2018Owasso (Owasso,OK)Wichita St
2011- 7- 227-DET
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
36Cam GallagherC6-3 210 R-R 1992-12-06 24Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB2011-20182017-2018Manheim Township (Lancaster,PA)
2011- 2-  65-KCA
MinorsKansas City Royals (AAA)
64Onelki GarciaP6-3 220 L-L 1989-08-02 27Havana,Cuba MLB2012-20172013-2017  
2012- 3- 113-LAN
Free Agent  
62Sam GaviglioP6-2 180 R-R 1990-05-22 27Ashland,Oregon MLB2009-20182017-2018Ashland (Ashland,OR)Oregon St
2011- 5- 170-SLN
PaternityToronto Blue Jays (MLB)
4Alex GordonLF6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 33Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018Lincoln Southeast (Lincoln,NE)Nebraska
2005- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
0Terrance GoreLF5-7 165 R-R 1991-06-08 26Macon,Georgia MLB2011-20182014-2017Jones County (Gray,GA)Gulf Coast St
2011-20- 606-KCA
Chicago Cubs (AAA)
39Jason HammelP6-6 200 R-R 1982-09-02 34Greenville,South Carolina MLB2001-20182006-2018South Kitsap (Port Orchard,WA)Treasure Valley CC
2002-10- 284-TBA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
40Kelvin HerreraP5-10 155 R-R 1989-12-31 27Tenares,Dom Rep MLB2008-20182011-2018  
2006-   UDFA-KCA
DL-10Washington Nationals (MLB)
35Eric Hosmer1B6-4 215 L-L 1989-10-24 27Cooper City,Florida MLB2008-20182011-2018American Heritage (Plantation,FL)
2008- 1-   3-KCA
ActiveSan Diego Padres (MLB)
65Jake JunisP6-3 210 R-R 1992-09-16 24Rock Falls,Illinois MLB2012-20182017-2018Rock Falls (Rock Falls,IL)
2011-29- 876-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
55Nate KarnsP6-5 230 R-R 1987-11-25 29Franklin,Pennsylvania MLB2007-20172013-2017James Martin (Arlington,TX)Texas Tech U., North Carolina St
2009-12- 352-WAS
DL-60Kansas City Royals (MLB)
31Ian KennedyP5-11 185 R-R 1984-12-19 32Huntington Beach,California MLB2004-20182007-2018La Quinta (Westminster,CA)USC
2006- 1-  21-NYA
DL-10Kansas City Royals (MLB)
59Andres MachadoP6-0 175 R-R 1993-04-22 24Carabobo,Venezuela MLB2011-20182017-2017  
2010-   UDFA-KCA
MinorsKansas City Royals (AA)
63Seth ManessP5-11 168 R-R 1988-10-14 28Pinehurst,North Carolina MLB2008-20182013-2017Pinecrest (Southern Pines,NC)East Carolina U.
2011-11- 350-SLN
Free Agent  
32Brandon MaurerP6-5 200 R-R 1990-07-03 26Costa Mesa,California MLB2008-20182013-2018Orange Lutheran (Orange,CA)
2008-23- 702-SEA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
61Kevin McCarthyP6-3 200 R-R 1992-02-22 25Malverne,New York MLB2011-20182016-2018Kellenburg Memorial (Uniondale,NY)Marist Col
2013-16- 474-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
15Whit Merrifield2B6-0 165 R-R 1989-01-24 28Advance,North Carolina MLB2008-20182016-2018Davie County (Mocksville,NC)South Carolina
2010- 9- 269-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
26Mike MinorP6-4 210 R-L 1987-12-26 29Chapel Hill,Tennessee MLB2007-20182010-2018Forrest (Chapel Hill,TN)Vanderbilt U.
2009- 1-   7-ATL
ActiveTexas Rangers (MLB)
27Adalberto MondesiSS5-10 180 R-R 1995-07-27 21San Antonio,Texas MLB2012-20182016-2018  
2011-   UDFA-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
64Mike MorinP6-4 220 R-R 1991-05-03 26Andover,Minnesota MLB2010-20182014-2018Shawnee Mission South (Shawnee Mission,KS)North Carolina
2012-13- 417-ANA
MinorsSeattle Mariners (AAA)
37Brandon MossDH6-0 180 L-R 1983-09-16 33Monroe,Georgia MLB2002-20172007-2017Loganville (Loganville,GA)
2002- 8- 238-BOS
Free Agent  
8Mike Moustakas3B6-0 195 L-R 1988-09-11 28Los Angeles,California MLB2007-20182011-2018Chatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
2007- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
47Peter MoylanP6-2 200 R-R 1978-12-02 38Lesmurdie,Australia MLB1996-20182006-2018  
1996-   UDFA-MIN
DL-10Atlanta Braves (MLB)
16Paulo OrlandoRF6-3 165 R-R 1985-11-01 31Sao Paulo,Brazil MLB2006-20182015-2018  
2005-   UDFA-CHA
MinorsKansas City Royals (AAA)
13Salvador PerezC6-3 175 R-R 1990-05-10 27Valencia,Venezuela MLB2007-20182011-2018  
2006-   UDFA-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
69Eric SkoglundP6-6 180 L-L 1992-10-26 24Sarasota,Florida MLB2012-20182017-2018Sarasota (Sarasota,FL)Central Florida
2014- 3-  92-KCA
DL-60Kansas City Royals (AAA)
12Jorge SolerRF6-3 205 R-R 1992-02-25 25Havana,Cuba MLB2012-20182014-2018  
2012-   UDFA-CHN
DL-60Kansas City Royals (MLB)
48Joakim SoriaP6-3 180 R-R 1984-05-18 33Monclova,Mexico MLB2002-20182007-2018  
2001-   UDFA-LAN
DL-10Milwaukee Brewers (MLB)
64Matt StrahmP6-4 180 R-L 1991-11-12 25Fargo,North Dakota MLB2011-20182016-2018Fargo West (Fargo,ND)Neosho County CC.
2012-21- 643-KCA
ActiveSan Diego Padres (MLB)
46Ramon TorresSS5-10 155 B-R 1993-01-22 24Moncion,Dom Rep MLB2010-20182017-2018  
2009-   UDFA-KCA
MinorsKansas City Royals (AAA)
51Jason VargasP6-0 215 L-L 1983-02-02 34Apple Valley,California MLB2002-20182005-2018Apple Valley (Apple Valley,CA)Louisiana St, Long Beach St, Cypress Col
2004- 2-  68-FLO
ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
34Travis WoodP6-0 165 R-L 1987-02-06 30Little Rock,Arkansas MLB2005-20172010-2017Bryant (Bryant,AR)
2005- 2-  60-CIN
Free Agent  
32Chris YoungP6-10 258 R-R 1979-05-25 38Dallas,Texas MLB2000-20172004-2017Highland Park (Dallas,TX)Princeton U.
2000- 3-  89-PIT
Free Agent  
49 Players