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2018 Kansas City RoyalsSeason Roster
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Burch Smith played for the 2018 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record36-83 (5th in American League Central)League Rank14thMLB Rank29th
BallparkKauffman Stadium
ManagerNed YostGeneral ManagerDayton Moore
CoachesTerry Bradshaw (Hitting Coach), Cal Eldred (Pitching Coach), Pedro Grifol (Catching/Quality-Control Coach), Mike Jirschele (Third Base Coach), Mitch Maier (First Base Coach), Dale Sveum (Bench Coach), Vance Wilson (Bullpen Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickBrady Singer (#18)
Payroll$129,967,987 (Rank: 19th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Storm Chasers (AAA) 0-0 ... Northwest Arkansas Naturals (AA) 0-0 ... Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+) 0-0 ... Lexington Legends (A) 0-0 ... Burlington Royals (Rk) 0-0 ... Idaho Falls Chukars (Rk) 0-0 ... Arizona Royals (Rk) 0-0 ...
Years Available1969-2018

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The players below represent ALL players who played at least 1 game for the 2018 Kansas City Royals.
Age displayed is as of June 30th for the 2018 baseball season.

2018 Kansas City Royals Roster

TopPREV   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)
Jason AdamP6-4 225 R-R 1991-08-04 26Overland Park,Kansas MLB2011-20182018-2018Blue Valley Northwest (Overland Park,KS)
2010- 5- 149-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Abraham AlmonteCF5-9 170 B-R 1989-06-21 29Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2007-20182013-2018  
2005-   UDFA-NYA
Free Agent  
Scott BarlowP6-3 170 R-R 1992-12-18 25New London,Connecticut MLB2011-20182018-2018Golden Valley (Santa Clarita,CA)
2011- 6- 194-LAN
MinorsKansas City Royals (AAA)
Jorge BonifacioRF6-1 192 R-R 1993-06-04 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2010-20182017-2018  
2009-   UDFA-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Blaine BoyerP6-3 190 R-R 1981-07-11 36Atlanta,Georgia MLB2000-20182005-2018Walton (Marietta,GA)
2000- 3- 100-ATL
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Drew ButeraC6-1 190 R-R 1983-08-09 34Evansville,Indiana MLB2003-20182010-2018Bishop Moore (Orlando,FL)Central Florida
2005- 5- 149-NYN
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Cheslor Cuthbert3B6-1 190 R-R 1992-11-16 25Corneta,Nicaragua MLB2010-20182015-2018  
2009-   UDFA-KCA
DL-60Kansas City Royals (AAA)
Hunter Dozier1B6-4 210 R-R 1991-08-22 26Denton,Texas MLB2011-20182016-2018Denton (Denton,TX)Stephen F. Austin U.
2013- 1-   8-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Lucas Duda1B6-4 225 L-R 1986-02-03 32Fontana,California MLB2005-20182010-2018Arlington (Riverside,CA)USC
2007- 7- 243-NYN
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Danny DuffyP6-2 185 L-L 1988-12-21 29Goleta,California MLB2007-20182011-2018Cabrillo (Lompoc,CA)
2007- 3-  96-KCA
DL-10Kansas City Royals (MLB)
Alcides EscobarSS6-1 155 R-R 1986-12-16 31La Sabana,Venezuela MLB2004-20182008-2018  
2003-   UDFA-MIL
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Heath FillmyerP6-1 190 R-R 1994-05-16 24Florence,New Jersey MLB2013-20182018-2018Florence Township Memorial (Florence,NJ)Mercer County CC
2014- 5- 162-OAK
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Brian FlynnP6-8 230 L-L 1990-04-19 28Tulsa,Oklahoma MLB2009-20182013-2018Owasso (Owasso,OK)Wichita St
2011- 7- 227-DET
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Cam GallagherC6-3 210 R-R 1992-12-06 25Lancaster,Pennsylvania MLB2011-20182017-2018Manheim Township (Lancaster,PA)
2011- 2-  65-KCA
MinorsKansas City Royals (AAA)
Ryan Goins2B5-11 183 L-R 1988-02-13 30Round Rock,Texas MLB2007-20182013-2018Stony Point (Round Rock,TX)Dallas Baptist U.
2009- 4- 130-TOR
MinorsPhiladelphia Phillies (AAA)
Brian GoodwinCF6-0 190 L-R 1990-11-02 27Rocky Mount,North Carolina MLB2010-20182016-2018Rocky Mount (Rocky Mount,NC)North Carolina, Miami-Dade Col
2011- 1-  34-WAS
DL-10Kansas City Royals (MLB)
Alex GordonLF6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 34Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018Lincoln Southeast (Lincoln,NE)Nebraska
2005- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Justin GrimmP6-4 170 R-R 1988-08-16 29Bristol,Virginia MLB2008-20182012-2018Virginia (Bristol,VA)Georgia
2010- 5- 166-TEX
MinorsSeattle Mariners (AAA)
Jason HammelP6-6 200 R-R 1982-09-02 35Greenville,South Carolina MLB2001-20182006-2018South Kitsap (Port Orchard,WA)Treasure Valley CC
2002-10- 284-TBA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Kelvin HerreraP5-10 155 R-R 1989-12-31 28Tenares,Dom Rep MLB2008-20182011-2018  
2006-   UDFA-KCA
DL-10Washington Nationals (MLB)
Rosell HerreraRF6-3 180 B-R 1992-10-16 25Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2010-20182018-2018  
2009-   UDFA-COL
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Tim HillP6-2 200 L-L 1990-02-10 28Sylmar,California MLB2013-20182018-2018   Bacone Col
2014-32- 963-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Jon JayLF5-11 200 L-L 1985-03-15 33Miami,Florida MLB2004-20182010-2018Columbus (Miami,FL)Miami
2006- 2-  74-SLN
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Jake JunisP6-3 210 R-R 1992-09-16 25Rock Falls,Illinois MLB2012-20182017-2018Rock Falls (Rock Falls,IL)
2011-29- 876-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Brad KellerP6-5 230 R-R 1995-07-27 22Flowery Branch,Georgia MLB2013-20182018-2018Flowery Branch (Flowery Branch,GA)
2013- 8- 240-ARI
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Ian KennedyP5-11 185 R-R 1984-12-19 33Huntington Beach,California MLB2004-20182007-2018La Quinta (Westminster,CA)USC
2006- 1-  21-NYA
DL-10Kansas City Royals (MLB)
Jorge LopezP6-4 165 R-R 1993-02-10 25Cayey,Puerto Rico MLB2011-20182015-2018Caguas Military Academy (Caguas,PR)
2011- 2-  70-MIL
MinorsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Brandon MaurerP6-5 200 R-R 1990-07-03 27Costa Mesa,California MLB2008-20182013-2018Orange Lutheran (Orange,CA)
2008-23- 702-SEA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Kevin McCarthyP6-3 200 R-R 1992-02-22 26Malverne,New York MLB2011-20182016-2018Kellenburg Memorial (Uniondale,NY)Marist Col
2013-16- 474-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Whit Merrifield2B6-0 165 R-R 1989-01-24 29Advance,North Carolina MLB2008-20182016-2018Davie County (Mocksville,NC)South Carolina
2010- 9- 269-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Adalberto MondesiSS5-10 180 R-R 1995-07-27 22San Antonio,Texas MLB2012-20182016-2018  
2011-   UDFA-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Mike Moustakas3B6-0 195 L-R 1988-09-11 29Los Angeles,California MLB2007-20182011-2018Chatsworth (Chatsworth,CA)
2007- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
Ryan O'Hearn1B6-2 215 L-L 1993-07-26 24Frisco,Texas MLB2012-20182018-2018Wakeland (Frisco,TX)Sam Houston St
2014- 8- 243-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
T.J. OakesP6-5 215 R-R 1990-07-15 27Jordan,Minnesota MLB2010-20182018-2018Jordan (Jordan,MN)Minnesota
2012-11- 348-COL
Retired  
Trevor OaksP6-3 220 R-R 1993-03-26 25Riverside,California MLB2013-20182018-2018Woodcrest Christian (Riverside,CA)California Baptist U., Biola U.
2014- 7- 219-LAN
MinorsKansas City Royals (AAA)
Paulo OrlandoCF6-3 165 R-R 1985-11-01 32Sao Paulo,Brazil MLB2006-20182015-2018  
2005-   UDFA-CHA
MinorsKansas City Royals (AAA)
Wily PeraltaP6-2 191 R-R 1989-05-08 29Samana,Dom Rep MLB2006-20182012-2018  
2005-   UDFA-MIL
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Salvador PerezC6-3 175 R-R 1990-05-10 28Valencia,Venezuela MLB2007-20182011-2018  
2006-   UDFA-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Brett PhillipsRF6-0 175 L-R 1994-05-30 24Seminole,Florida MLB2012-20182017-2018Seminole (Seminole,FL)
2012- 6- 189-HOU
MinorsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Enny RomeroP6-3 165 L-L 1991-01-24 27Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB2009-20182013-2018  
2008-   UDFA-TBA
MinorsPittsburgh Pirates (AAA)
Eric SkoglundP6-6 180 L-L 1992-10-26 25Sarasota,Florida MLB2012-20182017-2018Sarasota (Sarasota,FL)Central Florida
2014- 3-  92-KCA
DL-60Kansas City Royals (AAA)
Burch SmithP6-4 190 R-R 1990-04-12 28Tyler,Texas MLB2009-20182013-2018Lee (Tyler,TX)Howard Col, Oklahoma
2011-14- 443-SDN
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Jorge SolerRF6-3 205 R-R 1992-02-25 26Havana,Cuba MLB2012-20182014-2018  
2012-   UDFA-CHN
DL-60Kansas City Royals (MLB)
Glenn SparkmanP6-2 210 B-R 1992-05-11 26Ganado,Texas MLB2011-20182017-2018Ganado (Ganado,TX)Wharton County Junior Col
2013-20- 594-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Eric StoutP6-3 170 L-L 1993-03-27 25Chicago,Illinois MLB2012-20182018-2018St. Francis (Wheaton,IL)Butler U.
2014-13- 393-KCA
MinorsKansas City Royals (AAA)
Ramon Torres3B5-10 155 B-R 1993-01-22 25Moncion,Dom Rep MLB2010-20182017-2018  
2009-   UDFA-KCA
MinorsKansas City Royals (AAA)
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