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2005 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 56-106 .346
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 701-935 -234
Roster Continuity 57.83% 20/30
Manager(s): Buddy Bell, Tony Pena, Bob Schaefer
General Manager: Allard Baird
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 36,881,000 29/30
Attendance: 1,371,181 29/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Alex Gordon (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bob Schaefer
Bullpen Coach: Brian Poldberg
First Base Coach: Bill Doran
First Base Coach: Joe Jones
Hitting Coach: Andre David
Hitting Coach: Jeff Pentland
Pitching Coach: Guy Hansen
Third Base Coach: Luis Silverio

#1 Draft Picks

Brian Anderson (#3), Zack Greinke (#6), Kyle Snyder (#7), Terrence Long (#20), Mike MacDougal (#25), J.P. Howell (#31), Mark Teahen (#39), 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 2005 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    48Jeremy AffeldtP6-4185L-L262002KCA: 1997-3-91MLB-Retired
    18Chip AmbresOF6-0175R-R252005SEA: 2000-30-896MLB--
    19Brian AndersonP6-1183R-L331993CAL: 1993-1-3MLB--
    27Denny BautistaP6-5170R-R222004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    27Jonah BaylissP6-1200R-R242005KCA: 2002-7-198MLB--
    4Angel BerroaSS-2B6-0175R-R252001Not draftedMLB--
    7Andres BlancoSS5-10150B-R212004UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    35Emil BrownCF-LF6-2193R-R301997OAK: 1994-6-149MLB--
    2John BuckC6-3210R-R242004HOU: 1998-7-212MLB-Retired
    50Ambiorix BurgosP6-0180R-R212005Not draftedMLB--
    58Shawn CampP6-1200R-R292004SDN: 1997-16-500MLB-Free Agent
    21D.J. CarrascoP6-1215R-R282003BAL: 1997-26-795MLB-Free Agent
    7Alberto CastilloC6-0185R-R351995Not draftedMLB--
    56Jaime CerdaP6-0175L-L262002NYN: 1998-23-694MLB--
    15Shane CostaOF6-1205L-R232005KCA: 2003-2-42MLB--
    9David DeJesusCF6-0175L-L252003KCA: 2000-4-104MLB-Free Agent
    52Chris DemariaP6-3210R-R242005PIT: 2002-17-493MLB--
    34Matt DiazLF-OF6-1206R-R272003TBA: 1999-17-505MLB-Retired
    57Nate FieldP6-2200R-R292002Not draftedMLB--
    41Jimmy GobbleP6-3190L-L232003KCA: 1999-1-43MLB--
    30Ruben Gotay3B5-11160B-R222004KCA: 2000-31-914MLB-Free Agent
    14Tony Graffanino2B-3B6-1195R-R331996ATL: 1990-10-264MLB--
    23Zack GreinkeP6-2190R-R212004KCA: 2002-1-6MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLB-Active
    45Aaron GuielRF-LF5-10200L-R322002CAL: 1992-21-580MLB--
    28Ken Harvey1B6-2240R-R272001KCA: 1999-5-151MLB--
    40Runelvys HernandezP6-1205R-R242002Not draftedMLB--
    1Denny HockingSS-2B5-10183B-R351993MIN: 1989-52-1314MLB--
    53J.P. HowellP6-0180L-L222005KCA: 2004-1-31MLB-Free Agent
    16Justin HuberC6-5190R-R222005Not draftedMLB--
    38Ryan JensenP6-0205R-R292001SFN: 1996-8-222MLB--
    33Jose LimaP6-2205R-R321994Not draftedMLB--
    3Terrence LongCF-LF6-1190L-L291999NYN: 1994-1-20MLB--
    54Mike MacDougalP6-4195R-R282001KCA: 1999-1-25MLB-Free Agent
    11Eli MarreroLF-RF6-1180R-R311997SLN: 1993-3-88MLB--
    8Joe McEwingLF-2B5-11170R-R321998SLN: 1992-28-783MLB--
    31Donnie MurphySS-3B5-10180R-R222004KCA: 2002-5-138MLB-Free Agent
    43Juan Carlos OviedoP6-1150R-R212005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    11Paul PhillipsC5-11180R-R282004KCA: 1998-9-257MLB-Free Agent
    36Calvin Pickering1B6-5278L-L281998BAL: 1995-35-976MLB--
    51Andy SiscoP6-9250L-L222005CHN: 2001-2-46MLB--
    39Kyle SnyderP6-8220R-R272003KCA: 1999-1-7MLB--
    12Matt StairsDH-1B5-9217L-R371992UDFAMLB--
    37Steve StemleP6-4200R-R282005SLN: 1998-5-138MLB--
    29Mike Sweeney1B-C6-2215R-R311995KCA: 1991-10-262MLB--
    24Mark Teahen3B-OF6-3210L-R232005OAK: 2002-1-39MLB-Retired
    46Mike WoodP6-3195R-R252003OAK: 2001-10-311MLB--

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