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Burch Smith is currently on the Kansas City Royals roster.
The grid below represents the Current Active Team Roster as is stands today. The roster will be updated each morning. During the off-season, minor league rosters may be somewhat irrelevant since players are usually reassigned in the spring.

Current ManagerNed Yost

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Current Kansas City Royals Roster

Top Remove Injured Players 1st Round Draft Picks Recent Transaction
PITCHERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place FlagHiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationTrx-DateLast TransactionSince...
Danny DuffySPDL-10Y6-2 185 L-L 1988-12-21 29.242Goleta,California MLB2007-20182011-2018
2007- 3-  96-KCA
2018-08-13DL-10 Left shoulder impingement2017-06-24
Heath FillmyerPActiveY6-1 190 R-R 1994-05-16 24.096Florence,New Jersey MLB2013-20182018-2018
2014- 5- 162-OAK
2018-01-29Traded from Athletics with Jesse Hahn to Royals for Ryan Buchter and Brandon Moss2017-11-20
Brian FlynnRPActiveY6-8 230 L-L 1990-04-19 28.123Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB2009-20182013-2018
2011- 7- 227-DET
2017-11-01Activated from DL2017-07-26
Jason HammelSPActiveY6-6 200 R-R 1982-09-02 35.352Greenville,South Carolina MLB2001-20182006-2018
2002-10- 284-TBA
2010-01-19Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1.9m) [Avoided arbitration]2010-01-19
Tim HillPActiveY6-2 200 L-L 1990-02-10 28.191Sylmar,California MLB2013-20182018-2018
2014-32- 963-KCA
2017-11-20Contract purchased from minors2017-07-14
Jake JunisRPActiveY6-3 210 R-R 1992-09-16 25.338Rock Falls,Illinois MLB2012-20182017-2018
2011-29- 876-KCA
2018-07-19Activated from DL2017-08-07
Nate KarnsSPDL-60N6-5 230 R-R 1987-11-25 30.269Franklin,Pennsylvania MLB2007-20172013-2017
2009-12- 352-WAS
2018-06-02Transferred to 60-day DL2016-11-02
Brad KellerPActiveY6-5 230 R-R 1995-07-27 23.024Flowery Branch,Georgia MLB2013-20182018-2018
2013- 8- 240-ARI
2017-12-14Traded from Reds to Royals for future considerations2013-06-19
Ian KennedySPDL-10Y5-11 185 R-R 1984-12-19 33.244Huntington Beach,California MLB2004-20182007-2018
2006- 1-  21-NYA
2018-07-11DL-10 Left oblique strain2015-11-03
Jorge LopezSPActiveY6-4 165 R-R 1993-02-10 25.191Cayey,Puerto Rico MLB2011-20182015-2018
2011- 2-  70-MIL
2018-07-28Traded from Brewers with Brett Phillips to Royals for Mike Moustakas2018-08-15
Brandon MaurerRPActiveY6-5 200 R-R 1990-07-03 28.048Costa Mesa,California MLB2008-20182013-2018
2008-23- 702-SEA
2018-06-15Contract purchased from minors2018-05-03
Kevin McCarthyRPActiveY6-3 200 R-R 1992-02-22 26.180Malverne,New York MLB2011-20182016-2018
2013-16- 474-KCA
2018-04-13Recalled from Omaha (AAA)2018-03-25
Jake NewberryP ActiveY6-2 195 R-R 1994-11-20 23.273San Diego,California AAA2012-2018-
2018-08-18Contract purchased from minors2018-06-21
Wily PeraltaPActiveY6-2 191 R-R 1989-05-08 29.104Samana,Dom Rep MLB2006-20182012-2018
2005-   UDFA-MIL
2018-06-17Contract purchased from minors2018-04-10
Burch SmithRPActiveY6-4 190 R-R 1990-04-12 28.130Tyler,Texas MLB2009-20182013-2018
2011-14- 443-SDN
2017-12-10Traded from Mets to Royals for future considerations2017-12-14
Glenn SparkmanPActiveY6-2 210 B-R 1992-05-11 26.101Ganado,Texas MLB2011-20182017-2018
2013-20- 594-KCA
2018-08-13Recalled from Omaha (AAA)2018-08-12
CATCHERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place FlagHiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationTrx-DateLast TransactionSince...
Drew ButeraCActiveY6-1 190 R-R 1983-08-09 35.011Evansville,Indiana MLB2003-20182010-2018
2005- 5- 149-NYN
2016-11-17Signed to 2-year contract for 2017-2018 ($3.8m) 1.5--2.32016-11-02
Salvador PerezC-DHActiveY6-3 175 R-R 1990-05-10 28.102Valencia,Venezuela MLB2007-20182011-2018
2006-   UDFA-KCA
2018-04-24Activated from DL2018-04-19
INFIELDERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place FlagHiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationTrx-DateLast TransactionSince...
Lucas Duda1BActiveY6-4 225 L-R 1986-02-03 32.198Fontana,California MLB2005-20182010-2018
2007- 7- 243-NYN
2018-06-23Activated from DL2018-06-18
Alcides EscobarSSActiveY6-1 155 R-R 1986-12-16 31.247La Sabana,Venezuela MLB2004-20182008-2018
2003-   UDFA-MIL
2018-01-29Signed to 1-year contract for 2018-2018 ($2.5m) [Free Agent]2017-11-03
Rosell HerreraSSActiveY6-3 180 B-R 1992-10-16 25.308Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2010-20182018-2018
2009-   UDFA-COL
2018-07-16Reinstated to active roster2018-06-02
Whit Merrifield2BActiveY6-0 165 R-R 1989-01-24 29.208Advance,North Carolina MLB2008-20182016-2018
2010- 9- 269-KCA
2017-04-18Recalled from Omaha (AAA)2017-04-06
Adalberto Mondesi2BActiveY5-10 180 R-R 1995-07-27 23.024San Antonio,Texas MLB2012-20182016-2018
2011-   UDFA-KCA
2018-06-17Recalled from Omaha (AAA)2018-04-30
Ryan O'Hearn1BActiveY6-2 215 L-L 1993-07-26 25.025Frisco,Texas MLB2012-20182018-2018
2014- 8- 243-KCA
2018-07-31Contract purchased from minors2017-08-15
OUTFIELDERSPosStatus40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place FlagHiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationTrx-DateLast TransactionSince...
Jorge BonifacioRF-LFActiveY6-1 192 R-R 1993-06-04 25.077Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2010-20182017-2018
2009-   UDFA-KCA
2018-06-28Reinstated to active roster2018-06-13
Hunter DozierRFActiveY6-4 210 R-R 1991-08-22 26.364Denton,Texas MLB2011-20182016-2018
2013- 1-   8-KCA
2018-05-14Recalled from Omaha (AAA)2017-08-15
Alex GordonCFActiveY6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 34.192Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018
2005- 1-   2-KCA
2018-04-24Activated from DL2018-04-20
Jorge SolerLFDL-60N6-3 205 R-R 1992-02-25 26.177Havana,Cuba MLB2012-20182014-2018
2012-   UDFA-CHN
2018-08-12Transferred to 60-day DL2017-07-17