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Kansas City Royals Active Roster

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League: American League
Stat Years Available: 1969-2015
Team Location: Kansas City,Missouri

Ballparks:  Kauffman Stadium (1993-2015), Royals Stadium (1973-1992), Municipal Stadium (1969-1972)

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Organization Affiliates:MLB: Kansas City Royals (MLB-AL)   AAA: Omaha Storm Chasers (PCL)   AA: Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Tex)   A+: Wilmington Blue Rocks (Caro)   A: Lexington Legends (SAL)   Rk: Burlington Royals (App)   Rk: Dominican Royals (DSL)   Rk: Idaho Falls Chukars (Pio)   Rk: Arizona Royals (Ariz)  

Affiliate History
Historical Matchup:
  • Active rosters are generally set at 25 players and does not include injuries. On September 1, active rosters are expanded to a maximum of 40 players where the players on the active roster must be on the team's 40-man roster.
  • The 25man date column refers to the date the player was added to the 25-man roster for this team. The date does not consider injuries or minor league rehab stints as an interruption of this date. The date indicates that a player joined this team's active roster on xxxx-xx-xx date and was not demoted or on a different team since. TBC only started tracking daily roster movement since May of 2012.
  • PitchersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Scott AlexanderRPActive26.1416-2190L-L2015KCA: 2010-6-179Before May '12
    Miguel AlmonteRPActive22.2386-2160R-R2015UDFABefore May '12Assigned to Lexington (A)
    Louis ColemanRPActive29.2386-3190B-R2011KCA: 2009-5-152Before May '12Optioned to Omaha (AAA)
    Tim CollinsRPActive26.0995-7155L-L2011UDFABefore May '12Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.49573m)
    Wade DavisRPActive30.0826-5220R-R2009TBA: 2004-3-752012-12-10Traded from Rays with James Shields and PTNBL to Royals for Will Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard
    Danny DuffyRPActive26.3426-2185L-L2011KCA: 2007-3-96Before May '12
    Brian FlynnPActive25.2236-8230L-L2013DET: 2011-7-2272014-11-29Traded from Marilns with Reid Redman to Royals for Aaron Crow
    Kelvin HerreraRPActive25.3325-10155R-R2011UDFABefore May '12
    Luke HochevarRPActive32.0746-5205R-R2007KCA: 2006-1-12014-12-05Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($10m) Option year for 2017
    Greg HollandRPActive30.0085-11180R-R2010KCA: 2007-10-306Before May '12DL-15 Left rib stress reaction
    Kris MedlenSPActive30.0525-10175B-R2009ATL: 2006-10-3102014-12-18Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($7.5m) 2-5.5 Mutual option for 2017 for $10m with $1m buyout
    Alec MillsPActive23.3646-3165R-R-KCA: 2012-22-673Before May '12
    Matthew StrahmP Active24.0166-4180R-L-KCA: 2012-21-643Before May '12
    Jason VargasSPActive32.2996-0215L-L2005FLO: 2004-2-682013-11-22Signed to 4-year contract for 2014-2017 ($32m)
    Yordano VenturaSPActive24.1785-11140R-R2013UDFABefore May '12
    Edinson VolquezSPActive32.1486-1160R-R2005UDFA2014-12-30Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($20m) 7.5-9.5 Mutual option for 2017 @$10m with $3m buyout
    Kyle ZimmerPActive24.0766-3185R-R-KCA: 2012-1-5Before May '12
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Drew ButeraCActive32.1116-1190R-R2010NYN: 2005-5-1492015-05-08Traded from Angels to Royals for Ryan Jackson
    Francisco PenaCActive26.0476-2197R-R2014UDFA2014-04-12Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
    Salvador PerezCActive25.2026-3175R-R2011UDFABefore May '12Activated from DL
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Christian Colon2BActive26.1986-0180R-R2014KCA: 2010-1-4Before May '12
    Cheslor Cuthbert1BActive23.0126-1190R-R2015UDFABefore May '12
    Alcides EscobarSSActive28.3476-1155R-R2008UDFABefore May '12
    Eric Hosmer1BActive26.0356-4215L-L2011KCA: 2008-1-3Before May '12
    Omar Infante2BActive33.3375-9150R-R2002UDFA2013-12-16Signed to 4-year contract for 2014-2017 ($30.25m) Club option for 2018
    Mike Moustakas3BActive27.0786-0195L-R2011KCA: 2007-1-2Before May '12
    Ramon TorresSS-2BActive22.3105-10155B-R-UDFABefore May '12
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Lorenzo CainCFActive29.2296-2165R-R2010MIL: 2004-17-496Before May '12DL-15 Strained left groin
    Jarrod DysonCFActive31.1055-10160L-R2010KCA: 2006-50-1475Before May '12Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
    Brett EibnerCFActive26.3616-3195R-R-KCA: 2010-2-54Before May '12
    Terrance GoreLFActive24.1735-7165R-R2014KCA: 2011-20-606Before May '12
    Jose MartinezRFActive27.1266-5170R-R-UDFA2015-04-09Assigned to Omaha (AAA)
    Raul MondesiOFActive20.1245-10180R-R-UDFA2013-04-14Assigned to Lexington (A)
    Paulo OrlandoLFActive30.0276-3165R-R2015UDFABefore May '12
    Bubba StarlingOFActive23.1176-4180R-R-KCA: 2011-1-5Before May '12
    Designated HittersTop
    Player NamePosStatusAgeHtWtB-TBornPlaceMLB SinceDraft Info25man DateRoster Transaction  (how he joined team)
    Kendrys MoralesDHActive32.1616-1220B-R2006UDFA2014-12-17Signed to 2-year contract for 2015-2016 ($17m) Mutual option for 2017 $11m

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