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2016 Northwest Arkansas Naturals (AA)

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Parent Organization: Kansas City Royals
W-L Record: 65-75 .464
Rank: 4th in Texas League North
Run Differential: 552-534 + 18
Manager(s): Vance Wilson
Location: Springdale, Arkansas
Attendance: 312,001 6/8
Playoffs: Lost in Finals
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Brian Buchanan
Pitching Coach: Steve Luebber

#1 Draft Picks

Alex Gordon (#2), Mike Moustakas (#2), Kyle Zimmer (#5), Bubba Starling (#5), Mike Minor (#7), Hunter Dozier (#8)
Texas League North Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2016 Northwest Arkansas Naturals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    25Miguel AlmonteP6-2160R-R23UDFAMLBOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City Royals7-day DL (40)
    24Matt AlvarezP6-1184R-R25Not draftedAA-Free Agent
    2Humberto ArteagaSS6-1160R-R22Not draftedAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    18Kyle BartschP5-10192L-L25KCA: 2013-7-204AAKansas City RoyalsMinors
    41Evan BealP6-3185R-R22KCA: 2014-21-633AAAGreensboro (A) >> Miami MarlinsMinors
    32Christian BinfordP6-6208R-R23KCA: 2011-30-906AAAOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    7Orlando CalixteSS5-11160R-R24UDFAMLBSan Francisco GiantsMLB-Active
    26Yender CaramoP6-0175R-R24Not draftedAAAOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City Royals7-day DL
    57Estarlin CorderoP6-0145L-L23Not draftedAA-Free Agent
    24Allan De San MiguelC5-9182R-R28Not draftedAAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    2Carlos Diaz2B5-8145B-R23Not draftedAAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    24Hunter Dozier3B6-4210R-R24KCA: 2013-1-8MLBOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors (40)
    39Samir Duenez1B6-1195L-R20Not draftedAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors (40)
    34Andrew EdwardsP6-5255R-R24KCA: 2013-19-564AAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    9Alfredo Escalera-MaldonadoOF6-1180R-R21KCA: 2012-8-253AANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    8Zane EvansC6-3208R-R24KCA: 2013-4-114AAA-Retired
    14Andy FergusonP6-1190R-R27KCA: 2011-18-546AAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City Royals7-day DL
    0Pedro FernandezP6-0175R-R22UDFAAAAOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    35Cameron GallagherC6-3210R-R23KCA: 2011-2-65MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    16Carlos Garcia2B6-0176R-R24Not draftedAAAugusta (A) >> San Francisco GiantsMinors
    7Alex GordonLF6-1220L-R32KCA: 2005-1-2MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    0Terrance GoreOF5-7165R-R25KCA: 2011-20-606MLBOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors (40)
    45Ashton GoudeauP6-6205R-R23KCA: 2012-27-823AANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City Royals7-day DL
    19Timothy HillP6-2200L-L26KCA: 2014-32-963AANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    22Jake JunisP6-3210R-R23KCA: 2011-29-876MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    1Jack LopezSS5-10160R-R23KCA: 2011-16-486AAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    29Kevin MccarthyP6-3200R-R24KCA: 2013-16-474MLBOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors (40)
    14Kris MedlenP5-10175B-R30ATL: 2006-10-310MLBGwinnett (AAA) >> Atlanta BravesMinors
    21Alec MillsP6-3165R-R24KCA: 2012-22-673MLBIowa (AAA) >> Chicago Cubs7-day DL (40)
    18Mike MinorP6-4210R-L28ATL: 2009-1-7MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    27Raul MondesiSS5-10180R-R20UDFAMLBOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors (40)
    12Logan MoonOF6-2194R-R24KCA: 2014-6-183AAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    24Mike Moustakas3B6-0195L-R27KCA: 2007-1-2MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    29Aroni NinaP6-4178R-R26Not draftedAAAEl Paso (AAA) >> San Diego PadresMinors
    30Ryan O'Hearn1B6-2215L-L22KCA: 2014-8-243AAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    21Mark PetersonP6-1190R-R25Not draftedAAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    14Benino PrunedaP5-9170R-R27ATL: 2007-31-948AAA-Free Agent
    3Mauricio Ramos3B6-1160R-R24Not draftedAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    11Reid RedmanP6-1190R-R27TBA: 2012-23-722AA-Retired
    15Frank SchwindelC-1B6-1195R-R24KCA: 2013-18-534AAAOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    17Sam SelmanP6-3165R-L25KCA: 2012-2-66AAAOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    23Eric SkoglundP6-6180L-L23KCA: 2014-3-92MLBOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors (40)
    22Glenn SparkmanP6-2210B-R24KCA: 2013-20-594MLBNorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City Royals7-day DL
    6Bubba StarlingOF6-4180R-R23KCA: 2011-1-5AAAOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors (40)
    27Josh StaumontP6-3200R-R22KCA: 2015-2-64AAANorthwest Arkansas (AA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    28Eric StoutP6-3170L-L23KCA: 2014-13-393AAAOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    25Matt StrahmP6-4180R-L24KCA: 2012-21-643MLBSan Diego Padres60-day DL
    53Daniel StumpfP6-2200L-L25KCA: 2012-9-283MLBDetroit TigersMLB-Active
    2Ramon TorresSS-2B5-10155B-R23Not draftedMLBOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors (40)
    4Corey ToupsIF5-11168R-R23KCA: 2014-15-453AAAOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    38Jason VargasP6-0215L-L33FLO: 2004-2-68MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    9Luis VillegasC5-10170R-R23Not draftedAAAOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors
    32Kyle ZimmerP6-3185R-R24KCA: 2012-1-5AAAOmaha (AAA) >> Kansas City RoyalsMinors (40)

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