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2006 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  62-100   .383
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Buddy Bell
General Manager:   Dayton Moore, Allard Baird
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,372,638
Payroll:  $47,294,000
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Reggie Sanders (38)
Youngest Player:  Ambiorix Burgos (22)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Sweeney (12)
Top Hitter:  Emil Brown (44)
Top Pitcher:  Mark Redman (40)
Top Draft Pick:  Luke Hochevar (#1)

Roster Continuity:  68.56%
Top Prospect:   Alex Gordon
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Minnesota9666.593--
Detroit9567.5861.0
Chi White Sox9072.5566.0
Cleveland7884.48118.0
KC Royals62100.38334.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Jeremy AffeldtKansas City Royals200620061$ 1,000,000 
Steve AndradeKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 Claimed on waivers
Paul BakoKansas City Royals200620061$ 700,000 
Denny BautistaKansas City Royals200620061$ 335,500 
Adam BerneroKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 Minor League Contract
Angel BerroaKansas City Royals200520084$ 11,000,000$ 2.75mClub option for 2009, not exercised
Andres BlancoKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 
Chris BookerKansas City Royals200620061$ 350,000 
Ryan BraunKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 
Emil BrownKansas City Royals200620061$ 1,775,000 Lost arbitration
John BuckKansas City Royals200620061$ 349,500 
Ambiorix BurgosKansas City Royals200620061$ 339,500 
Shane CostaKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,500 
Jorge De La RosaKansas City Royals200620061$ 337,000 
David DeJesusKansas City Royals200620105$ 13,800,000$ 2.76mClub option for 2011 ($6m)
Elmer DessensKansas City Royals200620072$ 3,400,000$ 1.70m
Joselo DiazTexas Rangers200620061$ 327,000 Minor League Contract
Scott DohmannColorado Rockies200620061$ 333,000 
Brandon DuckworthPittsburgh Pirates200620061$ 327,000 Minor League Contract
Scott ElartonKansas City Royals200620072$ 8,000,000$ 4.00m
Seth EthertonKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 Minor league contract
Joey GathrightTampa Bay Rays200620061$ 337,200 
Esteban GermanKansas City Royals200620061$ 333,000 
Jimmy GobbleKansas City Royals200620061$ 345,500 
Tony GraffaninoBoston Red Sox200620061$ 2,050,000 
Zack GreinkeKansas City Royals200620061$ 366,000 
Mark GrudzielanekKansas City Royals200620061$ 4,000,000 Option year for 2007
Aaron GuielKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 
Runelvys HernandezKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 
Justin HuberKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 
Luke HudsonCincinnati Reds200620061$ 337,000 
Bobby KeppelKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 
Jeff KeppingerKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 
Mike MacDougalKansas City Royals200620061$ 430,000 
Mitch MaierKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 Contract purchased from minors
Joe MaysKansas City Royals200620061$ 1,000,000 
Doug MientkiewiczKansas City Royals200620061$ 1,850,000 
Joe NelsonKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 Minor league contract
Joel PeraltaKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 
Odalis PerezLos Angeles Dodgers200520073$ 24,000,000$ 8.00m
Paul PhillipsKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 
Mark RedmanKansas City Royals200420063$ 11,000,000$ 3.67m
Kerry RobinsonKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 Minor League Contract
Angel SanchezKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 Contract purchased from minors
Reggie SandersKansas City Royals200620072$ 10,000,000$ 5.00m
Ryan ShealyColorado Rockies200620061$ 329,000 
Andy SiscoKansas City Royals200620061$ 347,000 
Kyle SnyderKansas City Royals200620061$ 327,000 
Matt StairsKansas City Royals200620061$ 1,350,000 Contract extension signed at end of 2005 season
Steve StemleKansas City Royals200620061$ 330,000 
Mike SweeneyKansas City Royals200320075$ 55,000,000$ 11.00m
Mark TeahenKansas City Royals200620061$ 345,000 
Todd WellemeyerChicago Cubs200620061$ 348,000 
Mike WoodKansas City Royals200620061$ 350,000 



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