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2012 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 72-90 .444
Rank: 3rd in American League Central
Run Differential: 676-746 -70
Roster Continuity 71.73% 8/30
Manager(s): Ned Yost
General Manager: Dayton Moore
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 60,916,225 27/30
Attendance: 1,739,859 25/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Kyle Zimmer (#5) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Chino Cadahia
Bullpen Coach: Steve Foster
First Base Coach: Doug Sisson
Hitting Coach: Kevin Seitzer
Pitching Coach: Dave Eiland
Third Base Coach: Eduardo Rodriguez

#1 Draft Picks

Luke Hochevar (#1), Alex Gordon (#2), Mike Moustakas (#2), Eric Hosmer (#3), Aaron Crow (#12), Billy Butler (#14), Jeremy Jeffress (#16), Jeremy Guthrie (#22), Jeff Francoeur (#23), Mitch Maier (#30), Jake Odorizzi (#32)
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 2012 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    34Tony Abreu2B5-9185R-R272007Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    47Nate AdcockP6-5190R-R242011SEA: 2006-5-141MLB-Free Agent
    11Yuniesky Betancourt1B-3B5-10190R-R302005Not draftedMLB-Int
    30Jason BourgeoisOF5-9170B-R302008TEX: 2000-2-56MLB-Free Agent
    51Jonathan BroxtonP6-4240R-R282005LAN: 2002-2-60MLB-Free Agent
    67Francisley BuenoP5-11200L-L312008Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    16Billy ButlerDH6-2225R-R262007KCA: 2004-1-14MLB-Free Agent
    6Lorenzo CainCF6-2165R-R262010MIL: 2004-17-496MLB-Free Agent
    52Bruce ChenP6-1180B-L351998UDFAMLB-Retired
    31Louis ColemanP6-3190B-R262011KCA: 2009-5-152MLB-Free Agent
    55Tim CollinsP5-7155L-L222011UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    56Roman ColonP6-3170R-R322004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    43Aaron CrowP6-2205R-R252011KCA: 2009-1-12MLB-Free Agent
    23Danny DuffyP6-2185L-L232011KCA: 2007-3-96MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    1Jarrod DysonCF5-10160L-R272010KCA: 2006-50-1475MLB-Free Agent
    2Alcides EscobarSS6-1155R-R252008UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    19Irving Falu3B-SS6-0165B-R292012KCA: 2003-21-612MLBSyracuse (AAA) >> Washington NationalsMinors
    21Jeff FrancoeurRF6-4200R-R282005ATL: 2002-1-23MLB-Retired
    17Chris Getz2B6-0165L-R282008CHA: 2005-4-125MLB-Retired
    9Johnny Giavotella2B5-8185R-R242011KCA: 2008-2-49MLB-Free Agent
    4Alex GordonLF6-1220L-R282007KCA: 2005-1-2MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    33Jeremy GuthrieP6-1200B-R332004CLE: 2002-1-22MLB-Retired
    40Kelvin HerreraP5-10155R-R222011UDFAMLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    44Luke HochevarP6-5205R-R282007KCA: 2006-1-1MLB-Free Agent
    56Greg HollandP5-11180R-R262010KCA: 2007-10-306MLB-Free Agent
    35Eric Hosmer1B6-4215L-L222011KCA: 2008-1-3MLB-Free Agent
    46Tommy HottovyP6-1195L-L302011BOS: 2004-4-125MLB-Free Agent
    41Jeremy JeffressP6-0175R-R242010MIL: 2006-1-16MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLB-Active
    7David LoughRF-LF6-0185L-L262012KCA: 2007-11-336MLB-Free Agent
    12Mitch MaierOF6-2195L-R302006KCA: 2003-1-30MLB-Free Agent
    32Vincent MazzaroP6-2190R-R252009OAK: 2005-3-101MLB-Free Agent
    39Luis MendozaP6-3180R-R282007Not draftedMLB-Int
    50Jose MijaresP6-0180L-L272008Not draftedMLB-Restricted List
    50Adam MooreC6-3210R-R282009SEA: 2006-6-171MLB-Free Agent
    8Mike Moustakas3B6-0195L-R232011KCA: 2007-1-2MLB-Free Agent
    49Jake OdorizziP6-2175R-R222012MIL: 2008-1-32MLBTampa Bay RaysMLB-Active
    59Felipe PaulinoP6-2180R-R282007Not draftedMLB-Int
    27Brayan PenaC5-11210B-R302005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    13Salvador PerezC6-3175R-R222011UDFAMLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    28Manuel PinaC5-11165R-R252011UDFAMLBMilwaukee BrewersMLB-Active
    33Humberto QuinteroC6-1190R-R322003Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    25Clint Robinson1B6-5225L-L272012KCA: 2007-25-756MLB-Free Agent
    57Jonathan SanchezP6-2165L-L292006SFN: 2004-27-820MLB-Free Agent
    53Will SmithP6-5220L-L222012ANA: 2008-7-229MLBSan Francisco GiantsMLB-Active
    61Everett TeafordP6-0155L-L282011KCA: 2006-12-347MLB-Free Agent
    62Ryan VerdugoP6-0195L-L252012SFN: 2008-9-267MLB-Free Agent

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