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2005 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  56-106   .346
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Buddy Bell, Tony Pena, Bob Schaefer
General Manager:   Allard Baird
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,371,181
Payroll:  $36,881,000
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Matt Stairs (37)
Youngest Player:  Ambiorix Burgos (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Sweeney (11)
Top Hitter:  Angel Berroa (31)
Top Pitcher:  Jose Lima (42)
Top Draft Pick:  Alex Gordon (#2)

Roster Continuity:  57.83%
Top Prospect:   Billy Butler
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Chi White Sox9963.611--
Cleveland9369.5746.0
Minnesota8379.51216.0
Detroit7191.43828.0
KC Royals56106.34643.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
48Jeremy AffeldtPMLB6-4185LeftLeft6/5/197926Phoenix,Arizona1997391KC

18Chip AmbresOFMLB6-0175RightRight12/19/197925Beaumont,Texas200030896SEA
19Brian AndersonPMLB6-1183RightLeft4/26/197233Portsmouth,Virginia199313CAL
27Denny BautistaPMLB6-5170RightRight10/23/198222Sanchez,Dominican Republic2000UDFA FLA
27Jonah BaylissPMLB6-1200RightRight8/13/198024North Adams,Massachusetts20027198KC
4Angel BerroaSS-2BMLB6-0175RightRight1/27/198025Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1997UDFA OAK
7Andres BlancoSSMLB5-10150BothRight4/11/198421San Pablo,Venezuela2000UDFA KC
35Emil BrownCF-LFMLB6-2193RightRight12/29/197430Chicago,Illinois19946149OAK
2John BuckCMLB6-3210RightRight7/7/198024Kemmerer,Wyoming19987212HOU
50Ambiorix BurgosPMLB6-0180RightRight4/19/198421Nagua,Dominican Republic2000UDFA KC
58Shawn CampPMLB6-1200RightRight11/18/197529Fairfax,Virginia199716500SD
21D.J. CarrascoPMLB6-1215RightRight4/12/197728Safford,Arizona199726795BAL
7Alberto CastilloCMLB6-0185RightRight2/10/197035San Juan de Maguana,Dominican Republic1987UDFA NYM
56Jaime CerdaPMLB6-0175LeftLeft10/26/197826Fresno,California199823694NYM
15Shane CostaOFMLB6-1205LeftRight12/12/198123Visalia,California2003242KC
9David DeJesusCFMLB6-0175LeftLeft12/20/197925Brooklyn,New York20004104KC
52Chris DemariaPMLB6-3210RightRight9/28/198024Torrance,California200217493PIT
34Matt DiazLF-OFMLB6-1206RightRight3/3/197827Portland,Oregon199917505TB
57Nate FieldPMLB6-2200RightRight12/11/197529Denver,Colorado1998UDFA MTL
41Jimmy GobblePMLB6-3190LeftLeft7/19/198123Bristol,Tennessee1999143KC
30Ruben Gotay3BMLB5-11160BothRight12/25/198222Rio Piedras,Puerto Rico200031914KC
14Tony Graffanino2B-3BMLB6-1195RightRight6/6/197233Amityville,New York199010256ATL
23Zack GreinkePMLB6-2190RightRight10/21/198321Orlando,Florida200216KC
45Aaron GuielRF-LFMLB5-10200LeftRight10/5/197232Vancouver,British Columbia199221580CAL
28Ken Harvey1BMLB6-2240RightRight3/1/197827Los Angeles,California19995151KC
40Runelvys HernandezPMLB6-1205RightRight9/27/198024Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1997UDFA KC
1Denny HockingSS-2BMLB5-10183BothRight4/2/197035Torrance,California1989521311MIN
53J.P. HowellPMLB6-0180LeftLeft4/25/198322Modesto,California2004131KC
16Justin HuberCMLB6-5190RightRight7/1/198222Melbourne,Australia2000UDFA NYM
38Ryan JensenPMLB6-0205RightRight9/17/197529Salt Lake City,Utah19968222SF
33Jose LimaPMLB6-2205RightRight9/30/197232Santiago,Dominican Republic1989UDFA DET
3Terrence LongCF-LFMLB6-1190LeftLeft2/29/197629Montgomery,Alabama1994120NYM
54Mike MacDougalPMLB6-4195RightRight3/5/197728Las Vegas,Nevada1999125KC
11Eli MarreroLF-RFMLB6-1180RightRight11/17/197331Havana,Cuba1993388STL
8Joe McEwingLF-2BMLB5-11170RightRight10/19/197232Bristol,Pennsylvania199228783STL
31Donnie MurphySS-3BMLB5-10180RightRight3/10/198322Lakewood,California20025138KC
43Juan Carlos OviedoPMLB6-1150RightRight8/14/198321Jamao Norte,Dominican Republic2000UDFA PIT
11Paul PhillipsCMLB5-11180RightRight4/15/197728Demopolis,Alabama19989257KC
36Calvin Pickering1BMLB6-5278LeftLeft9/29/197628St. Thomas,Virgin Islands199535976BAL
51Andy SiscoPMLB6-9250LeftLeft1/13/198322Steamboat Springs,Colorado2001246CHC
39Kyle SnyderPMLB6-8220RightRight9/9/197727Houston,Texas199917KC
12Matt StairsDH-1BMLB5-9217LeftRight2/27/196837Saint John,New Brunswick1989UDFA MTL
37Steve StemlePMLB6-4200RightRight5/20/197728Louisville,Kentucky19985138STL
29Mike Sweeney1B-CMLB6-2215RightRight7/22/197331Orange,California199110263KC
24Mark Teahen3B-OFMLB6-3210LeftRight9/6/198123Redlands,California2002139OAK
46Mike WoodPMLB6-3195RightRight4/26/198025West Palm Beach,Florida200110311OAK
Team PersonnelPosition 
Frank BaezScout 
Allard BairdGeneral Manager 
Buddy BellManager 
Mike BrownScout 
Jason BryansScout 
Steve ConnellyScout 
Andre DavidHitting Coach 
Bob DavisBroadcaster 
Bill DoranFirst Base Coach 
Spencer GrahamScout 
Guy HansenPitching Coach 
Phill HuttmannScout 
Juan IndriagoScout 
Gary JohnsonScout 
Joe JonesFirst Base Coach 
Ryan LefebvreBroadcaster 
Ramon MartinezScout 
Mike MasonMinor League Pitching Instructor 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Cliff PastornickyScout 
Tony PenaManager 
Jeff PentlandHitting Coach 
Brian PoldbergBullpen Coach 
John RameyScout 
Johnny RamosScout 
Sean RooneyScout 
Toby RumfieldScout 
Bob SchaeferManager 
Luis SilverioThird Base Coach 
Greg SmithScout 
Paul SplittorffBroadcaster 
Gerald TurnerScout 


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