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2006 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 62-100 .383
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 757-971 -214
Roster Continuity 68.56% 7/30
Manager(s): Buddy Bell
General Manager: Allard Baird (2006-05-30), Dayton Moore
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 47,294,000 26/30
Attendance: 1,372,638 28/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Luke Hochevar (#1) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bill Doran
Bench Coach: Mike Jirschele
Bullpen Coach: Fred Kendall
First Base Coach: Brian Poldberg
Hitting Coach: Andre David
Hitting Coach: Michael Barnett
Pitching Coach: Bob McClure
Third Base Coach: Luis Silverio

#1 Draft Picks

Zack Greinke (#6), Kyle Snyder (#7), Mark Redman (#13), Seth Etherton (#18), Scott Elarton (#25), Mike MacDougal (#25), Mitch Maier (#30), Bobby Keppel (#36), Mark Teahen (#39), Jimmy Gobble (#43)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9666.593--
9567.5861.0
9072.5566.0
7884.48118.0
62100.38334.0
  • 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 2006 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    48Jeremy AffeldtP6-4185L-L272002KCA: 1997-3-91MLB-Retired
    39Steve AndradeP6-1200R-R282006ANA: 2001-32-959MLBKansas City Royals
    6Paul BakoC6-2205L-R341998CIN: 1993-5-148MLBChicago Cubs
    27Denny BautistaP6-5170R-R232004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    58Adam BerneroP6-4205R-R292000COL: 1996-38-1136MLBKansas City Royals
    4Angel BerroaSS-2B6-0175R-R262001Not draftedMLBSan Francisco Giants
    13Andres BlancoSS5-10150B-R222004Not draftedMLBPhiladelphia Phillies15-day DL
    38Chris BookerP6-7230R-R292005CHN: 1995-20-539MLBKansas City Royals
    47Ryan BraunP6-1200R-R252006KCA: 2003-6-162MLBKansas City Royals
    35Emil BrownCF-LF6-2193R-R311997OAK: 1994-6-149MLBSan Diego Padres
    14John BuckC6-3210R-R252004HOU: 1998-7-212MLB-Retired
    50Ambiorix BurgosP6-0180R-R222005Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    32Shane CostaOF6-1205L-R242005KCA: 2003-2-42MLBKansas City Royals
    36Jorge De La RosaP6-1190L-L252004Not draftedMLBAlbuquerque (AAA) >> Colorado Rockies15-day DL
    9David DeJesusCF6-0175L-L262003KCA: 2000-4-104MLB-Free Agent
    47Elmer DessensP6-0187R-R341996Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    53Joselo DiazP6-0225R-R262006Not draftedMLBNew York Mets
    52Scott DohmannP6-1181R-R282004COL: 2000-6-167MLBTampa Bay Rays
    38Brandon DuckworthP6-2185B-R302001ARI: 1996-61-1608MLB-Free Agent
    36Scott ElartonP6-7240R-R301998HOU: 1994-1-25MLB-Ind
    36Seth EthertonP6-1200R-R292000ANA: 1998-1-18MLBKansas City Royals
    1Joey GathrightCF5-10175L-R242004TBA: 2001-32-949MLB-Free Agent
    3Esteban German3B-2B5-9165R-R272002Not draftedMLBTexas Rangers
    41Jimmy GobbleP6-3190L-L242003KCA: 1999-1-43MLBColorado Rockies
    2Tony Graffanino2B-3B6-1195R-R341996ATL: 1990-10-264MLBCleveland Indians
    23Zack GreinkeP6-2190R-R222004KCA: 2002-1-6MLBArizona Diamondbacks15-day DL
    15Mark Grudzielanek2B-SS6-1185R-R361995MON: 1991-11-295MLBCleveland Indians
    45Aaron GuielRF-LF5-10200L-R332002CAL: 1992-21-580MLBKansas City Royals
    40Runelvys HernandezP6-1205R-R252002Not draftedMLBHouston Astros
    7Justin HuberC6-5190R-R232005Not draftedMLBKansas City Royals
    34Luke HudsonP6-3195R-R292002COL: 1998-4-120MLBKansas City Royals
    22Bobby KeppelP6-5200R-R242006NYN: 2000-1-36MLBCincinnati RedsMinors
    30Jeff Keppinger2B-3B6-0180R-R262004PIT: 2001-4-114MLB-Free Agent
    54Mike MacDougalP6-4195R-R292001KCA: 1999-1-25MLB-Free Agent
    22Mitch MaierOF6-2195L-R242006KCA: 2003-1-30MLB-Free Agent
    22Joe MaysP6-1185B-R301999SEA: 1994-6-161MLBKansas City Royals
    11Doug Mientkiewicz1B6-2193L-R321998MIN: 1995-5-128MLBLos Angeles Dodgers
    55Joe NelsonP6-2185R-R312001ATL: 1996-4-122MLBTampa Bay Rays
    43Juan Carlos OviedoP6-1150R-R222005Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    57Joel PeraltaP5-11155R-R302005Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    45Odalis PerezP6-0150L-L281998UDFAMLBWashington Nationals
    28Paul PhillipsC5-11180R-R292004KCA: 1998-9-257MLB-Free Agent
    21Mark RedmanP6-5220L-L321999MIN: 1995-1-13MLBColorado Rockies
    44Kerry RobinsonLF-RF6-0175L-L321998SLN: 1995-34-939MLBKansas City Royals
    7Angel Sanchez3B-SS6-1170R-R222006KCA: 2001-11-325MLB-Free Agent
    16Reggie SandersRF-LF6-1185R-R381991CIN: 1987-7-180MLBKansas City Royals
    39Ryan Shealy1B6-5240R-R262005COL: 2002-11-321MLBKansas City Royals
    51Andy SiscoP6-9250L-L232005CHN: 2001-2-46MLBChicago White Sox
    39Kyle SnyderP6-8220R-R282003KCA: 1999-1-7MLBBoston Red Sox
    12Matt StairsDH-1B5-9217L-R381992Not draftedMLBWashington Nationals
    39,63Steve StemleP6-4200R-R292005SLN: 1998-5-138MLBKansas City Royals
    29Mike Sweeney1B-C6-2215R-R321995KCA: 1991-10-262MLBSeattle Mariners
    24Mark Teahen3B-OF6-3210L-R242005OAK: 2002-1-39MLB-Retired
    56Todd WellemeyerP6-3205R-R272003CHN: 2000-4-103MLBChicago Cubs
    46Mike WoodP6-3195R-R262003OAK: 2001-10-311MLBTexas Rangers


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