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James Shields is currently on the Kansas City Royals Roster.
Use this Roster History Application to display a roster for any date since 2012. The application provides the feature for any Major League Franchise or its minor league affiliates.

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Team NameKansas City Royals
League NameAmerican League
LevelMLB

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Kansas City Royals Roster on - February 6,2013

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Lorenzo CainofActiveY6-2 165 R-R 1986-04-13 32.286Valdosta,Georgia MLB2005-20182010-2018
2004-17- 496-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)2011-09-21Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Nate AdcockrpActiveY6-5 190 R-R 1988-02-25 30.334Elizabethtown,Kentucky MLB2006-20152011-2015
2006- 5- 141-SEA
Free Agent   2012-09-17Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Noel ArguellespActiveY6-3 215 L-L 1990-01-12 29.012Guira,Cuba AA2011-2016-   Free Agent   2012-11-12
Francisley BuenorpActiveY5-11 200 L-L 1981-03-05 37.325Havana,Cuba MLB2006-20172008-2014
2006-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent   2012-09-14Reinstated from suspension
Bruce ChenspActiveY6-1 180 B-L 1977-06-19 41.219Panama City,Panama MLB1994-20151998-2015
1993-   UDFA-ATL
Retired   2012-05-06
Louis ColemanrpActiveY6-3 190 B-R 1986-04-04 32.295Schlater,Mississippi MLB2006-20182011-2018
2009- 5- 152-KCA
MinorsDetroit Tigers (MLB)2012-07-04Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Tim CollinsrpActiveY5-7 155 L-L 1989-08-21 29.156Worcester,Massachusetts MLB2007-20182011-2018
2007-   UDFA-TOR
Free Agent   2012-02-17Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($0.49573m)
Aaron CrowrpActiveY6-2 205 R-R 1986-11-11 32.074Topeka,Kansas MLB2006-20162011-2014
2009- 1-  12-KCA
Free Agent   2012-05-14
Wade DavisspActiveY6-5 220 R-R 1985-09-07 33.139Lake Wales,Florida MLB2004-20182009-2018
2004- 3-  75-TBA
ActiveColorado Rockies (MLB)2012-12-10Traded from Rays with James Shields and PTNBL to Royals for Will Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard
Brandon DuckworthpDL-15Y6-2 185 B-R 1976-01-23 43.001Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1995-20132001-2008
1996-61-1608-ARI
Free Agent   2006-07-31DL-15 Bone chips in right elbow
Danny DuffypActiveY6-2 185 L-L 1988-12-21 30.034Goleta,California MLB2007-20182011-2018
2007- 3-  96-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)2012-11-02Activated from DL
Chris DwyerpActiveY6-3 210 R-L 1988-04-10 30.289Boston,Massachusetts MLB2009-20152013-2013
2009- 4- 122-KCA
MinorsBaltimore Orioles (MLB)2012-11-20Contract purchased from Minors
Jeremy GuthriespActiveY6-1 200 B-R 1979-04-08 39.291Roseburg,Oregon MLB1998-20172004-2017
2002- 1-  22-CLE
Retired   2012-11-20Signed to 3-year contract with Royals ($25m)
Juan GutierrezrpActiveY6-3 200 R-R 1983-07-14 35.194Puerto La Cruz,Venezuela MLB2003-20172007-2014
2000-   UDFA-HOU
Free Agent   2012-11-20Contract purchased from Minors
Kelvin HerrerarpActiveY5-10 155 R-R 1989-12-31 29.024Tenares,Dom Rep MLB2008-20182011-2018
2006-   UDFA-KCA
ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)2012-05-06
Luke HochevarrpActiveY6-5 205 R-R 1983-09-15 35.131Fowler,Colorado MLB2003-20162007-2016
2006- 1-   1-KCA
Free Agent   2013-01-18Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($4.65m)
Greg HollandrpActiveY5-11 180 R-R 1985-11-20 33.065Morganton,North Carolina MLB2005-20182010-2018
2007-10- 306-KCA
Free Agent   2012-05-12Activated from DL
Donnie JosephpActiveY6-2 175 L-L 1987-11-01 31.084San Marcos,Texas MLB2007-20162013-2014
2009- 3-  88-CIN
Free Agent   2012-11-20Contract purchased from Minors
John LambpActiveY6-3 185 L-L 1990-07-10 28.198Laguna Hills,California MLB2009-20182015-2018
2008- 5- 145-KCA
ActiveLos Angeles Angels (MLB)2012-11-20Contract purchased from Minors
Justin MarkspActiveY6-3 180 L-L 1988-01-12 31.012Owensboro,Kentucky MLB2007-20172014-2017
2009- 3-  92-OAK
Free Agent   2012-11-20Contract purchased from Omaha (AAA)
Luis MendozarpActiveY6-3 180 R-R 1983-10-31 35.085Veracruz,Mexico MLB2002-20172007-2013
2000-   UDFA-BOS
International   2012-05-06
Guillermo MoscosopActiveY6-1 165 R-R 1983-11-14 35.071Maracay,Venezuela MLB2005-20182009-2013
2003-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent   2012-11-02Claimed off waivers from Rockies by Royals
Felipe PaulinopDL-15Y6-2 180 R-R 1983-10-05 35.111Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2003-20182007-2014
2001-   UDFA-HOU
International   2012-03-28DL-15 Forearm
Ervin SantanaspActiveY6-2 160 R-R 1983-01-10 36.014San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB2003-20182005-2018
2000-   UDFA-ANA
Free Agent   2012-10-31Traded from Angels to Royals for Brandon Sisk
James ShieldsspActiveY6-3 190 R-R 1981-12-20 37.035Newhall,California MLB2001-20182006-2018
2000-16- 466-TBA
Free Agent   2012-12-10Traded from Rays with Wade Davis and PTNBL to Royals for Will Myers, Jake Odorizzi, Mike Montgomery and Patrick Leonard
Will SmithspActiveY6-5 220 L-L 1989-07-10 29.198Newnan,Georgia MLB2008-20182012-2018
2008- 7- 229-ANA
ActiveSan Francisco Giants (MLB)2012-07-19Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Joakim SoriarpDL-15Y6-3 180 R-R 1984-05-18 34.251Monclova,Mexico MLB2002-20182007-2018
2001-   UDFA-LAN
ActiveOakland Athletics (MLB)2012-04-04DL-15 Elbow surgery
Everett TeafordrpActiveY6-0 155 L-L 1984-05-15 34.254Alpharetta,Georgia MLB2004-20152011-2015
2006-12- 347-KCA
Free Agent   2012-06-27Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
CatchersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Brett HayescActiveY6-1 190 R-R 1984-02-13 34.346Pasadena,California MLB2003-20172009-2015
2005- 2-  79-FLO
Free Agent   2012-11-20Signed to 1-year contract ($0.6m) avoiding arbitration
George KottarascActiveY6-0 180 L-R 1983-05-16 35.253Scarborough,Ontario MLB2003-20162008-2014
2002-20- 595-SDN
Free Agent   2013-01-25Claimed off waivers from Athletics by Royals
Salvador Perezc-dhActiveY6-3 175 R-R 1990-05-10 28.259Valencia,Venezuela MLB2007-20182011-2018
2006-   UDFA-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)2012-02-27Signed to 5-year contract for 2012-2016 ($7m) 0.75--1--1.5--1.75--2 Club options for 2017-2019 @ 3.75--5--6
InfieldersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Alcides EscobarssActiveY6-1 155 R-R 1986-12-16 32.039La Sabana,Venezuela MLB2004-20182008-2018
2003-   UDFA-MIL
Free Agent   2012-03-15Signed to 4-year contract for 2012-2015 ($10.5m) [Extension] 1--3--3--3 Club option for 2016-2017 at $5.25m and $6.5m
Irving Falu2b-ssActiveY6-0 165 B-R 1983-06-06 35.232Hato Rey,Puerto Rico MLB2003-20182012-2014
2003-21- 612-KCA
Free Agent   2012-09-17Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Chris Getz2bActiveY6-0 165 L-R 1983-08-30 35.147Grosse Pointe,Michigan MLB2003-20142008-2014
2005- 4- 125-CHA
Retired   2012-11-30Signed to 1-year contract ($1.05m) avoiding arbitration
Johnny Giavotella2bActiveY5-8 185 R-R 1987-07-10 31.198Metairie,Louisiana MLB2006-20182011-2017
2008- 2-  49-KCA
Free Agent   2012-08-18Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Eric Hosmer1bActiveY6-4 215 L-L 1989-10-24 29.092Cooper City,Florida MLB2008-20182011-2018
2008- 1-   3-KCA
ActiveSan Diego Padres (MLB)2012-05-06
OutfieldersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Lorenzo CaincfActiveY6-2 165 R-R 1986-04-13 32.286Valdosta,Georgia MLB2005-20182010-2018
2004-17- 496-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)2012-07-09Activated from DL
Jarrod DysoncfActiveY5-10 160 L-R 1984-08-15 34.162McComb,Mississippi MLB2006-20182010-2018
2006-50-1475-KCA
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)2012-05-06
Jeff FrancoeurrfActiveY6-4 200 R-R 1984-01-08 35.016Atlanta,Georgia MLB2002-20162005-2016
2002- 1-  23-ATL
Retired   2012-05-06
Alex GordonlfActiveY6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 34.349Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018
2005- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)2012-02-09Signed to 1-year contract for 2012-2012 ($4.775m) [Avoided arbitration]
Raul IbanezlfActiveY6-2 200 L-R 1972-06-02 46.236New York,New York MLB1992-20141996-2014
1992-36-1006-SEA
Free Agent   2001-12-18Signed to 1-year contract for 2002-2002 ($0.8m) [Avoided arbitration]
David LoughcfActiveY6-0 185 L-L 1986-01-20 33.004Akron,Ohio MLB2005-20172012-2016
2007-11- 336-KCA
Free Agent   2012-09-01Recalled from Omaha (AAA)
Scott Podsednikcf-lfActiveY6-0 170 L-L 1976-03-18 42.312West,Texas MLB1994-20122001-2012
1994- 3-  85-TEX
Free Agent   2010-01-08Signed to 1-year contract for 2010-2010 ($1.75m) [Free Agent] Club option for 2011 at $2m
Designated HittersPosStatus-Dt40mHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)Tranx DateLast Transaction
Wilson BetemitdhActiveY6-3 190 B-R 1981-11-02 37.083Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1997-20162001-2013
1996-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent   2010-12-02Signed to 1-year contract for 2011-2011 ($1m) [Avoided arbitration]
Billy ButlerdhActiveY6-2 225 R-R 1986-04-18 32.281Orange Park,Florida MLB2004-20162007-2016
2004- 1-  14-KCA
Free Agent   2012-05-06
Youngest Player: John Lamb [22.211]
Oldest Player: Raul Ibanez [40.249]

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