2018 Kansas City Royals Roster

The 2018 Kansas City Royals team roster seen on this page includes every player who appeared in a game during the 2018 season. It is a comprehensive team roster and player names are sorted by the fielding position where the most number of games were played during the regular season. Every player's name links to their career statistics.

Below the main roster you will find in the Fast Facts section: a 2018 Kansas City Royals Opening Day starters list, a 2018 Kansas City Royals salary list, a 2018 Kansas City Royals uniform number breakdown and a 2018 Kansas City Royals primary starters list. These team rosters are presented only when and where the data is available.

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6-04
225
Right
Right
1991-08-04
6-03
215
Right
Right
1992-12-18
6-03
235
Right
Right
1981-07-11
6-03
205
Left
Left
1988-12-21
6-01
195
Right
Right
1994-05-16
6-07
255
Left
Left
1990-04-19
6-03
210
Right
Right
1988-08-16
6-06
225
Right
Right
1982-09-02
5-10
200
Right
Right
1989-12-31
6-02
200
Left
Left
1990-02-10
6-02
225
Right
Right
1992-09-16
6-05
230
Right
Right
1995-07-27
6-00
205
Right
Right
1984-12-19
6-04
190
Right
Right
1992-03-05
6-03
195
Right
Right
1993-02-10
6-05
225
Right
Right
1990-07-03
6-03
215
Right
Right
1992-02-22
6-02
195
Right
Right
1994-11-20
6-03
225
Right
Right
1993-03-26
6-01
255
Right
Right
1989-05-08
6-03
232
Left
Right
1991-01-24
6-07
210
Left
Left
1992-10-26
6-04
225
Right
Right
1990-04-12
6-02
210
Right
Right
1992-05-11
6-03
205
Left
Left
1993-03-27
6-02
195
Left
Left
1992-02-12
6-01
205
Right
Right
1983-08-09
6-03
230
Right
Right
1992-12-06
6-04
240
Right
Right
1990-05-10
5-11
220
Right
Left
1997-02-15
6-01
210
Right
Right
1992-11-16
6-04
220
Right
Right
1991-08-22
6-04
255
Right
Left
1986-02-03
6-01
205
Right
Right
1986-12-16
5-10
180
Right
Left
1988-02-13
6-03
195
Right
Both
1992-10-16
6-00
195
Right
Right
1989-01-24
6-01
190
Right
Both
1995-07-27
6-00
225
Right
Left
1988-09-11
6-03
200
Left
Left
1993-07-26
5-11
190
Right
Both
1993-01-22
5-09
210
Right
Both
1989-06-27
6-01
225
Right
Right
1993-06-04
6-00
200
Right
Left
1990-11-02
6-01
225
Right
Left
1984-02-10
5-11
195
Left
Left
1985-03-15
6-02
215
Right
Right
1985-11-01
6-00
185
Right
Left
1994-05-30
6-04
230
Right
Right
1992-02-25
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The 2018 Kansas City Royals played 162 games during the regular season, won 58 games, lost 104 games, and finished in fifth position. They played their home games at Kauffman Stadium (Park Factors: 99/99) where 1,665,107 fans witnessed their 2018 Royals finish the season with a .358 winning percentage.

Baseball Almanac is pleased to present a unique set of rosters not easily found on the Internet. Included, where data is available, is a 2018 Kansas City Royals Opening Day starters list, a 2018 Kansas City Royals salary list, a 2018 Kansas City Royals uniform number breakdown and a 2018 Kansas City Royals primary starters list:

2018 Kansas City Royals
Opening Day Starters

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2018 Kansas City Royals
Salaries

Alex Gordon $20,000,000.00
Ian Kennedy $16,000,000.00
Danny Duffy $14,000,000.00
Jason Hammel $9,000,000.00
Salvador Perez $8,700,000.00
Kelvin Herrera $7,937,500.00
Mike Moustakas $5,500,000.00
Jorge Soler $4,666,667.00
Lucas Duda $3,500,000.00
Jon Jay $3,000,000.00
Brandon Maurer $2,950,000.00
Alcides Escobar $2,500,000.00
Drew Butera $2,300,000.00
Justin Grimm $1,250,000.00
Blaine Boyer $1,000,000.00
Abraham Almonte $825,000.00
Scott Barlow $650,000.00
Cheslor Cuthbert $573,500.00
Brian Flynn $573,500.00
Whit Merrifield $569,500.00
Paulo Orlando $568,500.00
Jakob Junis $554,250.00
Burch Smith $554,250.00
Adalberto Mondesi $550,000.00
Hunter Dozier $546,000.00
Jason Adam $545,000.00
Heath Fillmyer $545,000.00
Tim Hill $545,000.00
Brad Keller $545,000.00
Jake Newberry $545,000.00
Ryan O'Hearn $545,000.00
Trevor Oaks $545,000.00
Eric Stout $545,000.00
Meibrys Viloria $545,000.00
Eric Skoglund $541,000.00

2018 Kansas City Royals
Uniform Numbers

Did you know that a 2018 Kansas City Royals Schedule is available and it includes dates of every game played, scores of every game played, a cumulative record, and many hard to find splits (Monthly Splits, Team vs Team Splits & Score Related Splits)?

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