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2014 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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Christian Colon played for the 2014 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record89-73 (2nd in American League Central)League Rank4thMLB Rank7th
BallparkKauffman Stadium
ManagerNed YostGeneral ManagerDayton Moore
CoachesDave Eiland (Pitching Coach), Pedro Grifol (Hitting Coach), Doug Henry (Bullpen Coach), Mike Jirschele (Coach), Rusty Kuntz (First Base Coach), Dale Sveum (Third Base Coach), Don Wakamatsu (Bench Coach)
PlayoffsLost World Series (Giants)
#1 Draft PickBrandon Finnegan (#17)
Payroll$92,034,345 (Rank: 19th)
Attendance1,956,482 (Rank: 25th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Storm Chasers (AAA) 76-67 ... Northwest Arkansas Naturals (AA) 53-87 ... Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+) 65-72 ... Lexington Legends (A) 57-83 ... Burlington Royals (Rk) 28-40 ... Dominican Royals (Rk) 42-28 ... Idaho Falls Chukars (Rk) 38-38 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 2014 Statistics -- 2014 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions

 
The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2014 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2014 baseball season.

2014 Kansas City Royals Roster

TopPREV   NEXT Visual Roster Major Leaguers Active Players Drafted Players 1st Round Draft Picks Still Active on Roster
UnifPlayer NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsHigh SchoolCollege(s)Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
45Lane AdamsLF-DH6-4 190 R-R 1989-11-13 24Red Oak,Oklahoma MLB2009-20182014-2018Red Oak (Red Oak,OK)
2009-13- 392-KCA
MinorsAtlanta Braves (AAA)
23Norichika AokiRF5-9 180 L-R 1982-01-05 32Miyazaki,Japan MLB2004-20172012-2017  
2012-   UDFA-MIL
International  
62Aaron BrooksP6-4 220 R-R 1990-04-27 24San Bernardino,California MLB2009-20182014-2015San Bernardino (San Bernardino,CA)Cal St San Bernardino
2011- 9- 276-KCA
MinorsMilwaukee Brewers (AAA)
67Francisley BuenoP5-11 200 L-L 1981-03-05 33Havana,Cuba MLB2006-20172008-2014  
2006-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
16Billy ButlerDH6-2 225 R-R 1986-04-18 28Orange Park,Florida MLB2004-20162007-2016Wolfson (Jacksonville,FL)
2004- 1-  14-KCA
Free Agent  
6Lorenzo CainCF-RF6-2 165 R-R 1986-04-13 28Valdosta,Georgia MLB2005-20182010-2018Madison County (Madison,FL)Tallahassee CC
2004-17- 496-MIL
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
52Bruce ChenP6-1 180 B-L 1977-06-19 37Panama City,Panama MLB1994-20151998-2015  
1993-   UDFA-ATL
Retired  
37Pedro Ciriaco2B6-0 150 R-R 1985-09-27 28San Pedro de Mac,Dom Rep MLB2005-20172010-2015  
2003-   UDFA-ARI
Free Agent  
25Casey ColemanP6-0 180 L-R 1987-07-03 26Cape Coral,Florida MLB2006-20182010-2014Mariner (Cape Coral,FL)Florida Gulf Coast U.
2008-15- 461-CHN
DL-7Chicago Cubs (AAA)
31Louis ColemanP6-3 190 B-R 1986-04-04 28Schlater,Mississippi MLB2006-20182011-2018Pillow Academy (Greenwood,MS)Louisiana St
2009- 5- 152-KCA
ActiveDetroit Tigers (MLB)
55Tim CollinsP5-7 155 L-L 1989-08-21 24Worcester,Massachusetts MLB2007-20182011-2018Worcester Tech (Worcester,MA)
2007-   UDFA-TOR
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
24Christian Colon2B6-0 180 R-R 1989-05-14 25Cayey,Puerto Rico MLB2008-20182014-2017Canyon (Anaheim,CA)Cal St Fullerton
2010- 1-   4-KCA
MinorsNew York Mets (AAA)
43Aaron CrowP6-2 205 R-R 1986-11-11 27Topeka,Kansas MLB2006-20162011-2014Washburn (Topeka,KS)Missouri
2009- 1-  12-KCA
Free Agent  
Wade DavisP6-5 220 R-R 1985-09-07 28Lake Wales,Florida MLB2004-20182009-2018Lake Wales (Lake Wales,FL)
2004- 3-  75-TBA
ActiveColorado Rockies (MLB)
37Scott DownsP6-2 190 L-L 1976-03-17 38Louisville,Kentucky MLB1995-20142000-2014Pleasure Ridge Park (Louisville,KY)Kentucky
1997- 3-  94-CHN
Free Agent  
41Danny DuffyP6-2 185 L-L 1988-12-21 25Goleta,California MLB2007-20182011-2018Cabrillo (Lompoc,CA)
2007- 3-  96-KCA
DL-10Kansas City Royals (MLB)
1Jarrod DysonCF5-10 160 L-R 1984-08-15 29McComb,Mississippi MLB2006-20182010-2018McComb (McComb,MS)SW Mississippi CC
2006-50-1475-KCA
DL-10Arizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
2Alcides EscobarSS6-1 155 R-R 1986-12-16 27La Sabana,Venezuela MLB2004-20182008-2018  
2003-   UDFA-MIL
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Brandon FinneganP5-11 180 L-L 1993-04-14 21Fort Worth,Texas MLB2012-20182014-2018Southwest (Fort Worth,TX)Texas Christian U.
2014- 1-  17-KCA
MinorsCincinnati Reds (AAA)
Jason FrasorP5-10 170 R-R 1977-08-09 36Chicago,Illinois MLB1996-20152004-2015Oak Forest (Oak Forest,IL)So.Illinois U.
1999-33- 987-DET
Free Agent  
9Johnny Giavotella2B5-8 185 R-R 1987-07-10 26Metairie,Louisiana MLB2006-20182011-2017Jesuit (New Orleans,LA)New Orleans
2008- 2-  49-KCA
Free Agent  
4Alex GordonLF6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 30Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018Lincoln Southeast (Lincoln,NE)Nebraska
2005- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
0Terrance GoreDH5-7 165 R-R 1991-06-08 23Macon,Georgia MLB2011-20182014-2017Jones County (Gray,GA)Gulf Coast St
2011-20- 606-KCA
Chicago Cubs (AAA)
11Jeremy GuthrieP6-1 200 B-R 1979-04-08 35Roseburg,Oregon MLB1998-20172004-2017Ashland (Ashland,OR)Stanford U., Brigham Young U.
2002- 1-  22-CLE
Retired  
12Brett HayesC6-1 190 R-R 1984-02-13 30Pasadena,California MLB2003-20172009-2015Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks,CA)Nevada
2005- 2-  79-FLO
Free Agent  
39Liam HendriksP6-1 197 R-R 1989-02-10 25Perth,Australia MLB2007-20182011-2018  
2007-   UDFA-MIN
MinorsOakland Athletics (AAA)
Kelvin HerreraP5-10 155 R-R 1989-12-31 24Tenares,Dom Rep MLB2008-20182011-2018  
2006-   UDFA-KCA
DL-10Washington Nationals (MLB)
Greg HollandP5-11 180 R-R 1985-11-20 28Morganton,North Carolina MLB2005-20182010-2018McDowell (Marion,NC)Western Carolina U.
2007-10- 306-KCA
ActiveWashington Nationals (MLB)
35Eric Hosmer1B6-4 215 L-L 1989-10-24 24Cooper City,Florida MLB2008-20182011-2018American Heritage (Plantation,FL)
2008- 1-   3-KCA
ActiveSan Diego Padres (MLB)
18Raul IbanezDH6-2 200 L-R 1972-06-02 42New York,New York MLB1992-20141996-2014Sunset (Miami,FL)Miami-Dade Col
1992-36-1006-SEA
Free Agent  
14Omar Infante2B5-9 150 R-R 1981-12-26 32Puerto La Cruz,Venezuela MLB1999-20172002-2016  
1999-   UDFA-DET
Free Agent  
49Donnie JosephP6-2 175 L-L 1987-11-01 26San Marcos,Texas MLB2007-20162013-2014Jack C. Hays (Buda,TX)Houston
2009- 3-  88-CIN
Free Agent  
19Erik KratzC6-4 240 R-R 1980-06-15 34Telford,Pennsylvania MLB1999-20182010-2018Christopher Dock Mennonite (Lansdale,PA)Eastern Mennonite U.
2002-29- 866-TOR
MinorsMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
48Michael MariotP6-0 180 R-R 1988-10-20 25West Hills,California MLB2008-20182014-2016Carroll (Southlake,TX)Nebraska
2010- 8- 239-KCA
Free Agent  
46Justin MarksP6-3 180 L-L 1988-01-12 26Owensboro,Kentucky MLB2007-20172014-2017Owensboro (Owensboro,KY)Louisville
2009- 3-  92-OAK
Free Agent  
27Justin MaxwellRF-CF6-5 225 R-R 1983-11-06 30Olney,Maryland MLB2002-20162007-2015Sherwood (Olney,MD)Maryland
2005- 4- 114-WAS
International  
8Mike Moustakas3B6-0 195 L-R 1988-09-11 25Los Angeles,California MLB2007-20182011-2018Chatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
2007- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
12Jayson Nix3B5-11 180 R-R 1982-08-26 31Dallas,Texas MLB2001-20152008-2014Midland (Midland,TX)
2001- 1-  44-COL
Free Agent  
32Jimmy ParedesDH-3B6-1 174 B-R 1988-11-25 25Haina,Dom Rep MLB2008-20172011-2016  
2006-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
34Carlos PegueroRF6-5 210 L-L 1987-02-22 27Hondo Valle,Dom Rep MLB2006-20172011-2015  
2005-   UDFA-SEA
Free Agent  
26Francisco PenaC6-2 197 R-R 1989-10-12 24Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2007-20182014-2018  
2006-   UDFA-NYN
ActiveSt. Louis Cardinals (MLB)
13Salvador PerezC6-3 175 R-R 1990-05-10 24Valencia,Venezuela MLB2007-20182011-2018  
2006-   UDFA-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
68Wilking RodriguezP6-1 160 R-R 1990-03-02 24Puerto Cabello,Venezuela MLB2009-20152014-2014  
2007-   UDFA-TBA
Free Agent  
33James ShieldsP6-3 190 R-R 1981-12-20 32Newhall,California MLB2001-20182006-2018Hart (Newhall,CA)
2000-16- 466-TBA
ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)
19Danny Valencia3B6-2 200 R-R 1984-09-19 29Boca Raton,Florida MLB2004-20182010-2018Spanish River (Boca Raton,FL)Miami, UNC Greensboro
2006-19- 576-MIN
Free Agent  
51Jason VargasP6-0 215 L-L 1983-02-02 31Apple Valley,California MLB2002-20182005-2018Apple Valley (Apple Valley,CA)Louisiana St, Long Beach St, Cypress Col
2004- 2-  68-FLO
ActiveNew York Mets (MLB)
30Yordano VenturaP5-11 140 R-R 1991-06-03 23Samana,Dom Rep MLB2010-20162013-2016  
2008-   UDFA-KCA
Free Agent  
7Josh WillinghamDH6-1 200 R-R 1979-02-17 35Florence,Alabama MLB1998-20142004-2014Mars Hill (Florence,AL)North Alabama
2000-17- 491-FLO
Retired  
48 Players