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2007 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 69-93 .426
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 706-778 -72
Roster Continuity 56.77% 28/30
Manager(s): Buddy Bell
General Manager: Dayton Moore
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 67,116,500 22/30
Attendance: 1,616,867 28/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Mike Moustakas (#2) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

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

#1 Draft Picks

Luke Hochevar (#1), Alex Gordon (#2), Zack Greinke (#6), Billy Butler (#14), Gil Meche (#22), Scott Elarton (#25), Jason Standridge (#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 2007 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    49John BaleP6-4220L-L331999TOR: 1996-5-129MLBKansas City Royals
    40Brian BannisterP6-1207R-R262006NYN: 2003-7-199MLBKansas City Royals
    4Angel BerroaSS-2B6-0175R-R272001Not draftedMLBSan Francisco Giants
    47Ryan BraunP6-1200R-R262006KCA: 2003-6-162MLBKansas City Royals
    39Craig Brazell1B6-3211L-R272004NYN: 1998-5-154MLBBaltimore Orioles
    35,42Emil BrownCF-LF6-2193R-R321997OAK: 1994-6-149MLBSan Diego Padres
    14John BuckC6-3210R-R262004HOU: 1998-7-212MLB-Retired
    38Billy BucknerP6-2195R-R232007KCA: 2004-2-55MLBReno (AAA) >> Arizona DiamondbacksMinors
    21Billy ButlerDH6-2225R-R212007KCA: 2004-1-14MLBNew York YankeesMLB-Active
    30Fernando CortezIF6-1170L-R252005TBA: 2001-9-259MLBKansas City Royals
    32Shane CostaOF6-1205L-R252005KCA: 2003-2-42MLBKansas City Royals
    28Kyle DaviesP6-2190R-R232005ATL: 2001-4-135MLB-Int
    36Jorge De La RosaP6-1190L-L262004Not draftedMLBAlbuquerque (AAA) >> Colorado Rockies15-day DL
    9David DeJesusCF6-0175L-L272003KCA: 2000-4-104MLB-Free Agent
    28Octavio DotelP6-0175R-R311999UDFAMLB-Retired
    31Brandon DuckworthP6-2185B-R312001ARI: 1996-61-1608MLB-Free Agent
    37Scott ElartonP6-7240R-R311998HOU: 1994-1-25MLB-Ind
    2Joey GathrightCF5-10175L-R252004TBA: 2001-32-949MLB-Free Agent
    3Esteban German3B-2B5-9165R-R282002Not draftedMLBTexas Rangers
    11Ross Gload1B6-0185L-L312000FLO: 1997-13-396MLBPhiladelphia Phillies
    41Jimmy GobbleP6-3190L-L252003KCA: 1999-1-43MLBColorado Rockies
    7Alex GordonLF6-1220L-R232007KCA: 2005-1-2MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    23Zack GreinkeP6-2190R-R232004KCA: 2002-1-6MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLB-Active
    15Mark Grudzielanek2B-SS6-1185R-R371995MON: 1991-11-295MLBCleveland Indians
    44Luke HochevarP6-5205R-R232007KCA: 2006-1-1MLBKansas City Royals60-day DL
    30Justin HuberC6-5190R-R242005Not draftedMLBKansas City Royals
    34Luke HudsonP6-3195R-R302002COL: 1998-4-120MLBKansas City Royals
    6Jason LaRueC5-11200R-R331999CIN: 1995-5-139MLBSt. Louis Cardinals
    55Gil MecheP6-3180R-R281999SEA: 1996-1-22MLBKansas City Royals
    58Neal MusserP6-2209L-L262007NYN: 1999-2-73MLBHouston Astros
    43Juan Carlos OviedoP6-1150R-R232005Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    1Tony PenaP6-1160R-R262006Not draftedMLB-Int
    57Joel PeraltaP5-11155R-R312005Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    45Odalis PerezP6-0150L-L291998UDFAMLBWashington Nationals
    12Paul PhillipsC5-11180R-R302004KCA: 1998-9-257MLB-Free Agent
    54David RiskeP6-2175R-R301999CLE: 1996-56-1560MLBMilwaukee Brewers
    16,42Reggie SandersRF-LF6-1185R-R391991CIN: 1987-7-180MLBKansas City Royals
    43Ryan Shealy1B6-5240R-R272005COL: 2002-11-321MLBKansas City Royals
    26Jason Smith2B-SS6-3190L-R292001TBA: 1996-43-1288MLBHouston Astros
    48Joakim SoriaP6-3180R-R232007Not draftedMLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    30Jason StandridgeP6-4217R-R282001TBA: 1997-1-31MLBKansas City Royals
    29Mike Sweeney1B-C6-2215R-R331995KCA: 1991-10-262MLBSeattle Mariners
    24Mark Teahen3B-OF6-3210L-R252005OAK: 2002-1-39MLB-Retired
    66John ThomsonP6-3187R-R331997COL: 1993-7-212MLBToronto Blue Jays
    56Todd WellemeyerP6-3205R-R282003CHN: 2000-4-103MLBChicago Cubs

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