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2007 Kansas City Royals

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2006 / 2008

69-93, Finished 5th in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Buddy Bell (69-93)
GM: Dayton Moore, Scouting Dir: Deric Ladnier
Scored 706 runs, Allowed 778 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-88

Ballparks: Kauffman Stadium · Attendance: 1,616,867 (13th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 100, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 101

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2006 / 2008 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
John Bale 33 L L 6' 4" 210 May 22, 1974 5 26 0 0 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $1,800,000
Brian Bannister 26 R R 6' 2" 202 Feb 28, 1981 2 27 27 2 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.9
Angel Berroa 29 R R 6' 0" 195 Jan 27, 1978 7 9 2 9 5 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 3 2 4 -0.1
Ryan Braun 26 R R 6' 1" 220 Jul 29, 1980 2 26 0 0 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5 $380,000
Craig Brazell 27 L R 6' 3" 210 May 10, 1980 2 5 0 5 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0.0
Emil Brown 32 R R 6' 2" 195 Dec 29, 1974 8 113 90 113 96 0 0 0 0 0 0 78 0 21 99 13 8 7 0.0 $3,450,000
John Buck 26 R R 6' 3" 245 Jul 7, 1980 4 113 104 113 112 0 112 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0.7 $440,000
Billy Buckner 23 R R 6' 2" 205 Aug 27, 1983 1st 7 5 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Billy Butler 21 R R 6' 1" 240 Apr 18, 1986 1st 92 85 92 18 0 0 13 0 0 0 6 0 0 6 70 7 0 0.7
Fernando Cortez 25 L R 6' 1" 175 Aug 10, 1981 2 8 3 8 6 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0.1
Shane Costa 25 L R 6' 0" 205 Dec 12, 1981 3 55 21 55 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 13 28 8 25 3 -0.1
Kyle Davies 23 R R 6' 1" 210 Sep 9, 1983 3 11 11 0 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8
Jorge De La Rosa 26 L L 6' 1" 215 Apr 5, 1981 4 26 23 3 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $417,000
David DeJesus 27 L L 5' 11" 190 Dec 20, 1979 5 157 153 157 156 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 156 0 156 0 1 0 2.6 $2,000,000
Octavio Dotel 33 R R 6' 0" 230 Nov 25, 1973 9 24 0 3 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $5,000,000
Brandon Duckworth 31 R R 6' 2" 215 Jan 23, 1976 7 26 3 2 25 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $550,000
Scott Elarton 31 R R 6' 7" 240 Feb 23, 1976 9 9 9 1 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.6 $4,000,000
Joey Gathright 26 L R 5' 10" 175 Apr 27, 1981 4 74 64 74 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 64 10 0 74 1 5 1 0.6
Esteban German 29 R R 5' 9" 195 Jan 26, 1978 6 121 85 121 105 0 0 0 56 46 4 8 0 0 8 3 26 3 1.5 $423,000
Ross Gload 31 L L 6' 1" 190 Apr 5, 1976 6 102 83 102 95 0 0 89 0 0 0 8 0 0 8 2 9 1 1.0 $625,000
Jimmy Gobble 25 L L 6' 3" 190 Jul 19, 1981 5 74 0 4 74 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $712,500
Alex Gordon 23 L R 6' 1" 220 Feb 10, 1984 1st 151 145 151 149 0 0 32 0 137 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2.0 $380,000
Zack Greinke 23 R R 6' 2" 195 Oct 21, 1983 4 52 14 3 52 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 $407,000
Mark Grudzielanek 37 R R 6' 1" 185 Jun 30, 1970 13 116 110 116 116 0 0 0 116 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3.2 $4,000,000
Luke Hochevar 23 R R 6' 5" 225 Sep 15, 1983 1st 4 1 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $575,000
Justin Huber 24 R R 6' 2" 200 Jul 1, 1982 3 8 3 8 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3 2 1 3 -0.3
Luke Hudson 30 R R 6' 3" 195 May 2, 1977 5 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3 $422,000
Jason LaRue 33 R R 5' 11" 200 Mar 19, 1974 9 66 55 66 66 0 65 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $5,200,000
Gil Meche 28 R R 6' 3" 180 Sep 8, 1978 7 34 34 2 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4.1 $7,400,000 All-Star
Neal Musser 26 L L 6' 1" 235 Aug 25, 1980 1st 17 0 3 17 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Juan Carlos Oviedo 25 R R 6' 2" 195 Mar 15, 1982 3 13 6 0 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7 $382,000
Tony Pena 26 R R 6' 2" 180 Mar 23, 1981 2 152 145 152 150 0 0 0 1 0 150 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1.8 $380,000
Joel Peralta 31 R R 5' 11" 210 Mar 23, 1976 3 62 0 5 62 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 $400,500
Odalis Perez 29 L L 6' 0" 225 Jun 11, 1978 9 26 26 2 26 26 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $7,750,000
Paul Phillips 30 R R 5' 11" 200 Apr 15, 1977 4 8 3 8 8 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0
David Riske 30 R R 6' 2" 175 Oct 23, 1976 8 65 0 5 65 65 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.2 $2,000,000
Reggie Sanders 39 R R 6' 0" 180 Dec 1, 1967 17 24 20 24 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 9 18 7 2 2 0.5 $5,000,000
Ryan Shealy 27 R R 6' 5" 240 Aug 29, 1979 3 52 49 52 52 0 0 52 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.2 $392,500
Jason Smith 29 L R 6' 3" 195 Jul 24, 1977 7 40 20 40 32 0 0 3 7 4 20 0 0 0 0 2 10 3 -0.3
Joakim Soria 23 R R 6' 3" 200 May 18, 1984 1st 62 0 6 62 62 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.4 $380,000
Jason Standridge 28 R R 6' 3" 240 Nov 9, 1978 7 4 0 1 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Mike Sweeney 33 R R 6' 1" 195 Jul 22, 1973 13 74 70 74 6 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 65 4 0 -0.1 $11,000,000
Mark Teahen 25 L R 6' 3" 230 Sep 6, 1981 3 144 139 144 141 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 5 137 142 0 4 0 2.3 $416,000
John Thomson 33 R R 6' 3" 175 Oct 1, 1973 10 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Todd Wellemeyer 28 R R 6' 2" 215 Aug 30, 1978 5 12 0 0 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.8 $635,000
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

2006 / 2008 Roster (40-man)