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2007 Kansas City Royals

Trades and Transactions

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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 Trades and Transactions

Transactions listed are from November 1 of previous year to April 1 of the following year.

October 2, 2006

Seth Etherton granted Free Agency.

Kerry Robinson granted Free Agency.

October 10, 2006

Signed Salvador Perez as an amateur free agent.

October 11, 2006

Mike Wood selected by the Texas Rangers off waivers.

October 12, 2006

Selected Ken Ray off waivers from the Atlanta Braves.

October 13, 2006

Adam Bernero granted Free Agency.

October 15, 2006

Chip Ambres granted Free Agency.

Brian Bass granted Free Agency.

Dee Brown granted Free Agency.

Chris Clapinski granted Free Agency.

Mike Coolbaugh granted Free Agency.

Jose Diaz granted Free Agency.

Ken Harvey granted Free Agency.

Junior Herndon granted Free Agency.

Bobby Keppel granted Free Agency.

Shane Loux granted Free Agency.

Neal Musser granted Free Agency.

Alex Prieto granted Free Agency.

Andy Van Hekken granted Free Agency.

Esteban Yan granted Free Agency.

Ed Yarnall granted Free Agency.

October 26, 2006

Signed Cody Clark as a free agent.

October 27, 2006

Signed Wayne Franklin as a free agent.

October 30, 2006

Signed Ed Yarnall as a free agent.

October 31, 2006

Paul Bako granted Free Agency.

Runelvys Hernandez granted Free Agency.

Doug Mientkiewicz granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2006

Mark Redman granted Free Agency.

November 8, 2006

Signed Graham Koonce as a free agent.

November 15, 2006

Signed Adam Greenberg as a free agent.

November 20, 2006

Signed Neal Musser as a free agent.

Purchased Jason LaRue from the Cincinnati Reds.

November 28, 2006

Sold Donnie Murphy to the Oakland Athletics.

November 29, 2006

Signed Jason Shiell as a free agent.

December 5, 2006

Signed Dewon Brazelton as a free agent.

December 6, 2006

Traded Ambiorix Burgos to the New York Mets. Received Brian Bannister.

December 7, 2006

Drafted Joakim Soria from the San Diego Padres in the 2006 rule 5 draft.

December 8, 2006

Signed John Bale as a free agent.

Signed Octavio Dotel as a free agent.

December 12, 2006

Scott Dohmann granted Free Agency.

Brandon Duckworth granted Free Agency.

December 13, 2006

Signed Craig Brazell as a free agent.

Signed Gil Meche as a free agent.

Signed Kelvin Herrera as an amateur free agent.

December 16, 2006

Traded Andy Sisco to the Chicago White Sox. Received Ross Gload.

December 20, 2006

Signed Zach Day as a free agent.

Signed Brandon Duckworth as a free agent.

Signed David Riske as a free agent.

January 10, 2007

Signed Jorge Padilla as a free agent.

Traded Jeff Keppinger to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Russ Haltiwanger (minors).

January 12, 2007

Signed Alex Gonzalez as a free agent.

January 30, 2007

Signed Max St. Pierre as a free agent.

February 6, 2007

Signed Jason Standridge as a free agent.

March 23, 2007

Traded Erik Cordier (minors) to the Atlanta Braves. Received Tony Pena.

March 27, 2007

Traded Max St. Pierre to the Milwaukee Brewers. Received Ben Hendrickson.

March 29, 2007

Released Alex Gonzalez.

April 26, 2007 (Standings)

Released Dewon Brazelton.

May 15, 2007 (Standings)

Todd Wellemeyer selected by the St. Louis Cardinals off waivers.

May 25, 2007 (Standings)

Jason Standridge granted Free Agency.

June 6, 2007 (Standings)

Signed Jared Sandberg as a free agent.

June 7, 2007 (Standings)

Drafted Mike Moustakas in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed August 15, 2007.

Drafted Danny Duffy in the 3rd round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 18, 2007.

Drafted Greg Holland in the 10th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 11, 2007.

Drafted David Lough in the 11th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 13, 2007.

Drafted Clint Robinson in the 25th round of the 2007 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 2007.

June 14, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Graham Koonce to the Atlanta Braves. Received Bill McCarthy (minors).

June 22, 2007 (Standings)

Signed John Thomson as a free agent.

July 2, 2007 (Standings)

Released Jared Sandberg.

July 7, 2007 (Standings)

Signed John Foster as a free agent.

July 11, 2007 (Standings)

Selected Jason Smith off waivers from the Arizona Diamondbacks.

July 13, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Danny Christensen (minors) to the Detroit Tigers. Received Roman Colon.

July 25, 2007 (Standings)

Released Scott Elarton.

July 31, 2007 (Standings)

Traded Octavio Dotel to the Atlanta Braves. Received Kyle Davies.

August 17, 2007 (Standings)

Released Ken Ray.

September 21, 2007 (Standings)

Selected Wes Bankston off waivers from the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.

October 1, 2007 (Standings)

Jason Shiell granted Free Agency.

October 4, 2007 (Standings)

Fernando Cortez granted Free Agency.

October 29, 2007

Andres Blanco granted Free Agency.

Zach Day granted Free Agency.

Adam Greenberg granted Free Agency.

Ben Hendrickson granted Free Agency.

Jason LaRue granted Free Agency.

Jorge Padilla granted Free Agency.

Reggie Sanders granted Free Agency.

October 30, 2007

David Riske granted Free Agency.

Mike Sweeney granted Free Agency.

John Thomson granted Free Agency.

October 31, 2007

Odalis Perez granted Free Agency.

November 2, 2007

Selected Colby Lewis off waivers from the Oakland Athletics.

November 16, 2007

Joe Nelson granted Free Agency.

November 25, 2007

Signed Adam Greenberg as a free agent.

November 28, 2007

Signed Yasuhiko Yabuta as a free agent.

Wes Bankston selected by the Oakland Athletics off waivers.

November 29, 2007

Released Craig Brazell.

December 4, 2007

Signed Jose Guillen as a free agent.

December 5, 2007

Signed Ben Hendrickson as a free agent.

Released Colby Lewis.

December 12, 2007

Emil Brown granted Free Agency.

Released Paul Phillips.

December 14, 2007

Traded Billy Buckner to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Received Alberto Callaspo.

December 20, 2007

Signed Ron Mahay as a free agent.

December 27, 2007

Signed Miguel Olivo as a free agent.

January 8, 2008

Signed Ken Huckaby as a free agent.

January 9, 2008

Signed Hideo Nomo as a free agent.

January 10, 2008

Signed Dave Matranga as a free agent.

January 11, 2008

Signed Chin-hui Tsao as a free agent.

January 15, 2008

Signed Tim Hamulack as a free agent.

Signed Damon Hollins as a free agent.

January 21, 2008

Signed Brett Tomko as a free agent.

January 22, 2008

Signed Brian Lawrence as a free agent.

February 1, 2008

Signed Brian Buchanan as a free agent.

February 8, 2008

Signed Jeff Fulchino as a free agent.

February 17, 2008

Signed Mike Maroth as a free agent.

March 19, 2008

Traded a player to be named later to the Cincinnati Reds. Received Brad Salmon. The Kansas City Royals sent Henry Arias (minors) (June 13, 2008) to the Cincinnati Reds to complete the trade.

March 26, 2008

Sold Justin Huber to the San Diego Padres.

Released Brian Lawrence.

Traded a player to be named later to the Colorado Rockies. Received Ramon Ramirez. The Kansas City Royals sent Jorge De La Rosa (April 30, 2008) to the Colorado Rockies to complete the trade.

March 28, 2008

Released Adam Greenberg.

Released Ben Hendrickson.

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