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2004 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 58-104 .358
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 720-905 -185
Roster Continuity 62.00% 9/30
Manager(s): Tony Pena
General Manager: Allard Baird
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 47,609,000 22/30
Attendance: 1,661,478 27/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Billy Butler (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bob Schaefer
Bullpen Coach: Brian Poldberg
First Base Coach: Luis Silverio
Hitting Coach: Jeff Pentland
Minor League Catching Coach: Joe Szekely
Pitching Coach: John Cumberland
Third Base Coach: John Mizerock

#1 Draft Picks

Brian Anderson (#3), Zack Greinke (#6), Kevin Appier (#9), Dee Brown (#14), Mike MacDougal (#25), Chris George (#31), Jimmy Gobble (#43)
American League Central Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2004 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    48Jeremy AffeldtP6-4185L-L252002KCA: 1997-3-91MLB-Retired
    19Brian AndersonP6-1183R-L321993CAL: 1993-1-3MLB--
    55Kevin AppierP6-2200R-R361989KCA: 1987-1-9MLB--
    27Denny BautistaP6-5170R-R212004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    27Jose BautistaRF6-0180R-R232004PIT: 2000-20-599MLB-Free Agent
    15Carlos BeltranRF6-1190B-R271998KCA: 1995-2-49MLB-Retired
    24Brandon BergerRF-LF5-11200R-R292001KCA: 1996-14-409MLB--
    4Angel BerroaSS-2B6-0175R-R242001Not draftedMLB--
    1,3Andres BlancoSS5-10150B-R202004UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    31Adrian BrownCF-RF6-0185B-R301997PIT: 1992-48-1351MLB--
    8Dee BrownLF6-0215L-R261998KCA: 1996-1-14MLB--
    2John BuckC6-3210R-R232004HOU: 1998-7-212MLB-Retired
    35Ryan BukvichP6-2250R-R262002KCA: 2000-11-314MLB--
    58Shawn CampP6-1200R-R282004SDN: 1997-16-500MLB-Free Agent
    21D.J. CarrascoP6-1215R-R272003BAL: 1997-26-795MLB-Free Agent
    7Alberto CastilloC6-0185R-R341995Not draftedMLB--
    56Jaime CerdaP6-0175L-L252002NYN: 1998-23-694MLB--
    9David DeJesusCF6-0175L-L242003KCA: 2000-4-104MLB-Free Agent
    57Nate FieldP6-2200R-R282002Not draftedMLB--
    32Chris GeorgeP6-1165L-L242001KCA: 1998-1-31MLB--
    31Byron GettisLF-RF6-0235R-R242004Not draftedMLB--
    41Jimmy GobbleP6-3190L-L222003KCA: 1999-1-43MLB--
    43Alexis GomezRF-LF6-2160L-L252002Not draftedMLB--
    22Juan GonzalezRF-LF6-3220R-R341989Not draftedMLB--
    30Ruben Gotay3B5-11160B-R212004KCA: 2000-31-914MLB-Free Agent
    14Tony Graffanino2B-3B6-1195R-R321996ATL: 1990-10-264MLB--
    23Zack GreinkeP6-2190R-R202004KCA: 2002-1-6MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLB-Active
    38Jason GrimsleyP6-3180R-R361989PHI: 1985-10-252MLB--
    1Wilton Guerrero2B-LF6-0175B-R291996Not draftedMLB--
    45Aaron GuielRF-LF5-10200L-R312002CAL: 1992-21-580MLB--
    28Ken Harvey1B6-2240R-R262001KCA: 1999-5-151MLB--
    37Justin HuismanP6-1196R-R252004COL: 2000-15-437MLB--
    1Damian Jackson2B-SS5-11185R-R301996CLE: 1991-44-1148MLB--
    52Matt KinneyP6-5220R-R272000BOS: 1995-6-158MLB--
    33Curtis LeskanicP6-0186R-R361993CLE: 1989-8-203MLB--
    7Mendy LopezSS-2B6-2190R-R291998Not draftedMLB--
    54Mike MacDougalP6-4195R-R272001KCA: 1999-1-25MLB-Free Agent
    24Ruben MateoRF-CF6-0185R-R261999Not draftedMLB--
    34Darrell MayP6-2170L-L321995ATL: 1992-46-1293MLB--
    31Donnie MurphySS-3B5-10180R-R212004KCA: 2002-5-138MLB-Free Agent
    38Abraham NunezRF-LF6-2160B-R272002Not draftedMLB--
    3Paul PhillipsC5-11180R-R272004KCA: 1998-9-257MLB-Free Agent
    36Calvin Pickering1B6-5278L-L271998BAL: 1995-35-976MLB--
    16Joe Randa3B5-11190R-R341995KCA: 1991-11-288MLB--
    11,12Desi RelafordSS-2B5-9174B-R301996SEA: 1991-4-110MLB--
    49Dennys ReyesP6-3246L-L271997Not draftedMLB--
    30,33Benito SantiagoC6-1195R-R391986Not draftedMLB--
    43Rudy SeanezP5-10190R-R351989CLE: 1986-4-83MLB--
    50Jim SerranoP5-9178R-R282004MON: 1998-18-534MLB--
    11,12Matt StairsDH-1B5-9217L-R361992Not draftedMLB--
    18Kelly StinnettC5-11195R-R341994CLE: 1989-11-281MLB--
    47Scott SullivanP6-3210R-R331995CIN: 1993-2-62MLB--
    29Mike Sweeney1B-C6-2215R-R301995KCA: 1991-10-262MLB--
    24Rich ThompsonOF6-3180L-R252004TOR: 2000-6-178MLB-Free Agent
    3Mike TonisC6-3220R-R252004KCA: 2000-2-44MLB--
    59Jorge VasquezP6-1165R-R252004Not draftedMLB--
    59Eduardo VillacisP6-2180R-R242004Not draftedMLB--
    46Mike WoodP6-3195R-R242003OAK: 2001-10-311MLB--

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