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2006 Kansas City RoyalsAmerican League (MLB)
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Shane Costa played for the 2006 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record62-100 (5th in American League Central)League Rank13thMLB Rank29th
BallparkKauffman Stadium
ManagerBuddy BellGeneral ManagerDayton Moore,Allard Baird
CoachesMichael Barnett (Hitting Coach), Andre David (Hitting Coach), Bill Doran (Bench Coach), Mike Jirschele (Bench Coach), Fred Kendall (Bullpen Coach), Bob McClure (Pitching Coach), Brian Poldberg (First Base Coach), Luis Silverio (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickLuke Hochevar (#1)
Payroll$47,294,000 (Rank: 26th)
Attendance1,372,638 (Rank: 28th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 53-91 ... Wichita Wranglers (AA) 77-62 ... High Desert Mavericks (A+) 73-67 ... Burlington Bees (A) 64-73 ... Idaho Falls Chukars (Rk) 40-36 ... Arizona Royals (Rk) 36-20 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 2006 Statistics -- 2006 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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2006 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
15Mark Grudzielanek2bR3613454885163324752322869235412.297.331.409.74022443586.327.112.164.3204.811.82.51.278.326.4
1991-11- 295-MON
 
35Emil Brownlf-rfR311475277715141215816359955010315.287.358.457.81524158601.319.170.288.3519.815.81.62.535.138.4
1994- 6- 149-OAK
 
9David DeJesuslf-cfL26119491831453678566343701224410.295.364.446.81021951552.329.151.244.3517.812.71.61.561.435.2
2000- 4- 104-KCA
Free Agent  
4Angel BerroassR2613247445111181954311488393121.234.259.333.59215828503.268.099.133.2572.817.56.31.852.725.2
1997-   UDFA-OAK
 
24Mark Teahen3bL24109393701142171869100408522225.290.357.517.87420346439.329.227.354.3719.119.42.14.121.840.4
2002- 1-  39-OAK
Retired  
14John BuckcR251143713791211115002268474127.245.306.396.70214733409.289.151.216.3056.420.53.22.733.736.3
1998- 7- 212-HOU
Retired  
16Reggie SandersrfR388832545802311149772886104310.246.304.425.72913835358.297.179.265.3117.824.03.13.129.643.8
1987- 7- 180-CIN
 
11Doug Mientkiewicz1bL3291314378924244330355051516.283.359.411.77012930360.321.128.248.3389.713.91.41.178.533.7
1995- 5- 128-MIN
 
3Esteban German2b-dhR27106279449118533473404966008.326.422.459.88112826331.388.133.290.39012.114.81.20.993.028.6
1996-   UDFA-OAK
 
32Shane Costarf-cfL247223723652013232062952225.274.304.405.7099624252.300.131.165.3042.411.54.81.279.036.9
2003- 2-  42-KCA
 
1Joey GathrightcfL2479229346063128106224544402.262.332.328.6607510263.316.066.179.2988.417.12.10.4229.016.7
2001-32- 949-TBA
Free Agent  
12Matt StairsdhL3877226315914083200315220225.261.352.429.7819722261.304.168.305.34011.919.91.73.128.337.3
1989-   UDFA-MON
 
2Tony Graffanino3b-1bR3469220345916053234253114014.268.346.409.7559021250.293.141.250.33210.012.41.22.044.035.6
1990-10- 264-ATL
 
29Mike SweeneydhR3260217235615083320284840155.258.352.438.7909523250.296.180.318.33911.219.21.73.227.141.1
1991-10- 262-KCA
 
39Ryan Shealy1bR2651193295410173611155020015.280.338.451.7898718210.346.171.249.3417.123.83.33.327.633.3
2002-11- 321-COL
 
6Paul BakocL34561537323001000114602103.209.261.229.490353167.296.020.092.2266.627.54.20.00.09.4
1993- 5- 148-CIN
 
13Andres BlancossB22338792141090151413003.241.290.310.60027596.288.069.115.2695.214.62.80.00.023.8
2000-   UDFA-KCA
MinorsMilwaukee Brewers (AAA)
28Paul PhillipscR2923658183015001802100.277.284.369.65324469.298.092.108.2821.511.68.01.565.022.2
1998- 9- 257-KCA
Free Agent  
44Kerry RobinsoncfL3218648172105111702001.266.277.328.60521367.298.062.078.2651.510.57.00.00.017.7
1995-34- 939-SLN
 
30Jeff Keppinger3bR26226011162028005602012.267.323.400.72324467.269.133.217.3117.59.01.23.030.025.0
2001- 4- 114-PIT
Free Agent  
45Aaron GuielrfL33195091130370071120001.220.339.460.79923659.222.240.380.34811.918.61.65.116.754.6
1992-21- 580-CAL
 
7Angel Sanchezss-2bR22827260001000400100.222.214.222.4366028.250.000.000.1910.014.30.00.00.00.0
2001-11- 325-KCA
Free Agent  
22Mitch Maierrf-lfL24513320000002400001.154.267.154.4212015.222.000.154.21313.326.72.00.00.00.0
2003- 1-  30-KCA
Free Agent  
7Justin HuberdhR23510121001101400000.200.273.300.5733111.333.100.300.2589.136.44.00.00.050.0
2000-   UDFA-NYN
 
36Scott ElartonpR3023111000000001000.333.333.6671.000214.333.334.333.4140.00.00.00.00.0100.0
1994- 1-  25-HOU
Indy League  
46Mike WoodpR2623000000000100000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.000.0000.033.30.00.00.00.0
2001-10- 311-OAK
 
38Brandon DuckworthpB3023111000000001000.333.333.6671.000214.333.334.333.4140.00.00.00.00.0100.0
1996-61-1608-ARI
Free Agent  
56Todd WellemeyerpR2742000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
2000- 4- 103-CHN
 
22Bobby KeppelpR2422000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
2000- 1-  36-NYN
MinorsCincinnati Reds (MLB)
48Jeremy AffeldtpL2732000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1997- 3-  91-KCA
Retired  
21Mark RedmanpL3211000000001101000.000.500.000.500003.000.0001.000.35433.333.31.00.00.00.0
1995- 1-  13-MIN
 
41Jimmy GobblepL2440000000000001000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
1999- 1-  43-KCA
 
Batting Totals: (32 players)16255897571515335371247186534474104064524632131.271.333.411.74422964966225.311.411.230.0007.616.72.22.045.132.7 

2006 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PAmbiorix Burgos22AAAp68173080181.0000.120.11---68100.042.0
PAndy Sisco23MLBp65-5835119.8890.120.14---650.040.1Fielding by Day
PJoel Peralta30MLBp64-736402101.0000.160.14---640.039.5Fielding by Day
PJimmy Gobble24MLBp6068441001141.0000.230.17---41,500.037.0Fielding by Day
PJoe Nelson31MLBp43-44350181.0000.190.18---430.026.5Fielding by Day
PElmer Dessens34MLBp43-5431100141.0000.330.26---430.026.5Fielding by Day
PMark Redman32MLBp29291678253436.9171.140.20---12,900.017.9Fielding by Day
PTodd Wellemeyer27MLBp28-5721101131.0000.460.23---4700.017.3Fielding by Day
PJeremy Affeldt27MLBp2797006107.8570.220.09---3900.016.7Fielding by Day
PLuke Hudson29MLBp261510212121225.9600.920.24---260.016.0Fielding by Day
PMike Wood26MLBp237644121017.9410.700.25---21,150.014.2Fielding by Day
PScott Dohmann28MLBp21-23110021.0000.100.09---210.013.0Fielding by Day
PRunelvys Hernandez25MLBp21211093121216.9380.710.14---210.013.0Fielding by Day
PScott Elarton30MLBp202011431301161.0000.800.14---21,000.012.3Fielding by Day
POdalis Perez28MLBp1212672101013.9231.000.18---120.07.4Fielding by Day
PBrandon Duckworth30MLBp10845530081.0000.800.18---2500.06.2Fielding by Day
PJorge De La Rosa25MLBp101048220041.0000.400.08---100.06.2Fielding by Day
PRyan Braun25AAAp9-1000101.0000.000.00---9100.05.6
PDenny Bautista23MLBp87356600121.0001.500.34---80.04.9Fielding by Day
PBobby Keppel24MLBp8634270291.0001.130.26---2400.04.9Fielding by Day
PJuan Carlos Oviedo22MLBp7-13120131.0000.430.23---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PJoe Mays30MLBp6623110021.0000.330.09---60.03.7Fielding by Day
PSteve Stemle29AAAp5-6020121.0000.400.33---50.03.1
PJoselo Diaz26AAAp4-6100111.0000.250.17---4100.02.5
PMike MacDougal29AAAp4-4000000.000.00---40.02.5
PSteve Andrade28AAAp4-4010011.0000.250.25---40.02.5
PAdam Bernero29MLBp3213010011.0000.330.08---30.01.9Fielding by Day
PZack Greinke22MLBp3-6010011.0000.330.17---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PSeth Etherton29MLBp227000000.000.00---20.01.2Fielding by Day
PChris Booker29AAAp1-1000000.000.00---10.00.6
PKyle Snyder28MLBp112100011.0001.000.50---10.00.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CJohn Buck25MLBc1121079306153767658.9915.820.703317511498.269.1Fielding by Day
CPaul Bako34MLBc53443922582023280.9935.250.7120945694.632.7Fielding by Day
CPaul Phillips29MLBc13111047491284.9886.380.805412356.58.0Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BDoug Mientkiewicz32MLB1b908272474942383794.9968.791.09---9198.955.6Fielding by Day
1BRyan Shealy26MLB1b515145341827359448.9938.730.98---51100.031.5Fielding by Day
1BTony Graffanino34MLB2b-3b161399966214104.9816.381.03---6923.29.9Fielding by Day
1BMatt Stairs38MLBdh-1b1197667107681.0006.180.89---7714.36.8Fielding by Day
1BPaul Phillips29MLBc533434004341.0006.801.00---2321.73.1Fielding by Day
1BJeff Keppinger26MLB2b-3b433037101381.0009.501.27---2218.22.5Fielding by Day
1BEsteban German27MLB3b-2b119810291.0009.001.00---1060.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BMark Grudzielanek36MLB2b-ss13213011112613724111637.9944.800.57---13498.581.5Fielding by Day
2BEsteban German27MLB3b-2b2616164364111278.9872.960.47---10624.516.0Fielding by Day
2BTony Graffanino34MLB2b-3b10978192407431.0004.300.55---6914.56.2Fielding by Day
2BAndres Blanco22MLBss72275803131.0001.860.48---3321.24.3Fielding by Day
2BAngel Sanchez22MLB3b-ss4438132203351.0008.750.92---850.02.5Fielding by Day
2BJeff Keppinger26MLB2b-3b118330261.0006.000.75---224.50.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BMark Teahen24MLB3b-of109104923792381434331.9582.910.34---109100.067.3Fielding by Day
3BTony Graffanino34MLB2b-3b272621515632280.9752.890.36---6939.116.7Fielding by Day
3BEsteban German27MLB3b-2b24201819434556.9292.170.29---10622.614.8Fielding by Day
3BJeff Keppinger26MLB2b-3b12121067292338.9473.000.34---2254.57.4Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSAngel Berroa26MLBss-2b13112911171883671895573.9694.240.50---13299.280.9Fielding by Day
SSAndres Blanco22MLBss25222003177525113.9564.320.54---3375.815.4Fielding by Day
SSTony Graffanino34MLB2b-3b997510161327.9632.890.35---6913.05.6Fielding by Day
SSAngel Sanchez22MLB3b-ss41202902111.0002.750.55---850.02.5Fielding by Day
SSMark Grudzielanek36MLB2b-ss4111010011.0000.250.09---1343.02.5Fielding by Day
SSEsteban German27MLB3b-2b1-2000000.000.00---1060.90.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
LFEmil Brown31MLBcf-lf8784719163712171.9941.950.24---14759.253.7Fielding by Day
LFDavid DeJesus26MLBcf7360544138520145.9861.960.26---11961.345.1Fielding by Day
LFEsteban German27MLB3b-2b149781711119.9471.290.23---10613.28.6Fielding by Day
LFShane Costa24MLBof554210000101.0002.000.24---726.93.1Fielding by Day
LFAaron Guiel33MLBrf-lf3217300031.0001.000.18---1915.81.9Fielding by Day
LFMitch Maier24MLBof2-8000000.000.00---540.01.2Fielding by Day
LFMatt Stairs38MLBdh-1b2214400041.0002.000.29---772.61.2Fielding by Day
LFJeff Keppinger26MLB2b-3b1-1000000.000.00---224.50.6Fielding by Day
LFKerry Robinson32MLBlf-rf1-2100011.0001.000.50---185.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFJoey Gathright24MLBcf7662578186322191.9902.490.33---7996.246.9Fielding by Day
CFDavid DeJesus26MLBcf6158479149711157.9942.560.33---11951.337.7Fielding by Day
CFShane Costa24MLBof21181594901050.9802.330.31---7229.213.0Fielding by Day
CFKerry Robinson32MLBlf-rf151412037100381.0002.530.32---1883.39.3Fielding by Day
CFEsteban German27MLB3b-2b118711902021.9051.730.27---10610.46.8Fielding by Day
CFAaron Guiel33MLBrf-lf2217600061.0003.000.35---1910.51.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
RFReggie Sanders38MLBrf-lf7370601170420176.9892.380.29---8883.045.1Fielding by Day
RFEmil Brown31MLBcf-lf5446414110320115.9832.090.27---14736.733.3Fielding by Day
RFShane Costa24MLBof39343078305088.9432.130.27---7254.224.1Fielding by Day
RFAaron Guiel33MLBrf-lf997721100221.0002.440.29---1947.45.6Fielding by Day
RFMitch Maier24MLBof222140105.8002.000.19---540.01.2Fielding by Day
RFKerry Robinson32MLBlf-rf115200021.0002.000.40---185.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHMike Sweeney32MLB1b-c5959-000000.000.00---6098.336.4Fielding by Day
DHMatt Stairs38MLBdh-1b5448-000000.000.00---7770.133.3Fielding by Day
DHEsteban German27MLB3b-2b2515-000000.000.00---10623.615.4Fielding by Day
DHReggie Sanders38MLBrf-lf1312-000000.000.00---8814.88.0Fielding by Day
DHEmil Brown31MLBcf-lf1010-000000.000.00---1476.86.2Fielding by Day
DHTony Graffanino34MLB2b-3b63-000000.000.00---698.73.7Fielding by Day
DHJustin Huber23MLBc43-000000.000.00---580.02.5Fielding by Day
DHJeff Keppinger26MLB2b-3b3--000000.000.00---2213.61.9Fielding by Day
DHAaron Guiel33MLBrf-lf31-000000.000.00---1915.81.9Fielding by Day
DHPaul Phillips29MLBc21-000000.000.00---238.71.2Fielding by Day
DHAndres Blanco22MLBss2--000000.000.00---336.11.2Fielding by Day
DHShane Costa24MLBof11-000000.000.00---721.40.6Fielding by Day
DHPaul Bako34MLBc1--000000.000.00---561.80.6Fielding by Day
DHJoey Gathright24MLBcf1--000000.000.00---791.30.6Fielding by Day
DHMitch Maier24MLBof1--000000.000.00---520.00.6Fielding by Day

2006 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Frank BaezScout -- --   SCOUT
Allard BairdGeneral Manager1961-11-08 44Rochester,New Hampshire --   EXEC
Michael BarnettHitting Coach1959-02-01 47Columbus,Ohio Rk1985-1985-   C
Michael BarnettMinor League Hitting Instructor1959-02-01 47Columbus,Ohio Rk1985-1985-   C
Buddy BellManager1951-08-27 54Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania MLB1969-19891972-1989
1969-16- 375-CLE
3B
Jason BryansScout1967-10-18 38Windsor,Ontario A1989-1991-
1988-49-1233-KCA
P
Steve ConnellyScout1974-04-27 32Long Beach,California AAA1993-20031998-1998
1995-24- 652-OAK
P
Andre DavidHitting Coach1956-05-18 50Hollywood,California MLB1979-19891984-1986
1980- 8- 194-MIN
OF
Bill DoranBench Coach1958-05-28 48Cincinnati,Ohio MLB1977-19931982-1993
1979- 6- 138-HOU
2B
Bill DuplisseaBullpen Catcher1977-09-27 28San Carlos,California AAA1999-2003-
1997-39-1185-BAL
C
Spencer GrahamScout -- --   SCOUT
Guy HansenBaseball Operations Assistant1947-11-12 58Woodland Hills,California --
1969-44- 931-KCA
P
Phill HuttmannScout -- --   SCOUT
Juan IndriagoScout1972-03-25 34Caracas,Venezuela A+1989-1992-   2B
Mike JirscheleBench Coach1959-03-03 47Clintonville,Wisconsin AAA1977-1990-
1977- 5- 113-TEX
SS
Gary JohnsonScout1939-12-18 66Youngstown,Ohio --   SCOUT
Joe JonesSpecial Asst Player Development1941-12-13 64Lebanon,Tennessee --   COACH
Fred KendallBullpen Coach1949-01-31 57Torrance,California MLB1967-19801969-1980
1967- 4-  68-CIN
C
Deric LadnierScouting Director1964-08-26 41Mobile,Alabama AA1985-1991-
1985- 8- 201-KCA
SS
Ryan LefebvreBroadcaster1971-02-12 35Los Angeles,California A-1990-1993-
1993-27- 755-CLE
OF
Ramon MartinezScout -- --   SCOUT
Mike MasonMinor League Pitching Instructor1958-11-21 47Faribault,Minnesota MLB1980-19961987-1987
1980- 1-  12-TEX
P
Bob McClurePitching Coach1953-04-29 53Oakland,California MLB1973-19911986-1991
1973- 3-  62-LAN
P
Dayton MooreGeneral Manager1967-02-17 39Wichita,Kansas --   EXEC
Brian MurphySpecial Assistant to the GM1944-01-11 62Fairfield,Connecticut AAA1977-1978-   2B-SS
Daurys NinScout -- --   SCOUT
Cliff PastornickyScout1958-11-18 47Seattle,Washington MLB1979-19861983-1983
1980- 8- 198-KCA
3B
Mike PazikScout1950-01-26 56Lynn,Massachusetts AAA1971-19791975-1977
1971- 1-  13-NYA
P
Brian PoldbergFirst Base Coach1957-05-16 49Omaha,Nebraska AAA1980-1987-   C
John RameyScout -- --   SCOUT
Brian RheesScout -- --   SCOUT
Sean RooneyScout -- --   SCOUT
Toby RumfieldScout1972-09-04 33Lubbock,Texas AAA1991-2004-
1991- 2-  64-CIN
C
Mark RyalScout1960-04-28 46Henryetta,Oklahoma MLB1978-19921982-1990
1978- 3-  77-KCA
OF
Max SemlerScout -- --   SCOUT
Luis SilverioThird Base Coach1956-10-23 49Villa Gonzalez,Dom Rep MLB1977-20121978-1978
1974-   UDFA-KCA
OF
Paul SplittorffBroadcaster1946-10-08 59Evansville,Indiana MLB1968-19721970-1972
1968-25- 575-KCA
P
Michael ToomeySpecial Assistant to the GM -- A+1973-1980-   H
Gerald TurnerScout -- --   SCOUT