2006 Kansas City Royals season

The 2006 Kansas City Royals season was the 38th season for the franchise, and their 36th at Kauffman Stadium. The Royals finishing 5th in the American League Central with a record of 62 wins and 100 losses and missed the playoffs for the 21st consecutive season.

2006 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record62–100 (.383)
Other information
Owner(s)David Glass
General manager(s)Allard Baird, Dayton Moore
Manager(s)Buddy Bell
Local televisionKMCI
Royals Sports Television Network
(Ryan Lefebvre, Paul Splittorff, Denny Matthews, Bob Davis)
Local radioWHB
KLRX
(Denny Matthews, Ryan Lefebvre)
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Regular season

Season standings

AL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Minnesota Twins 96 66 0.593 54–27 42–39
Detroit Tigers 95 67 0.586 1 46–35 49–32
Chicago White Sox 90 72 0.556 6 49–32 41–40
Cleveland Indians 78 84 0.481 18 44–37 34–47
Kansas City Royals 62 100 0.383 34 34–47 28–53

Record vs. opponents

2006 American League Records

Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC LAA MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL 
Baltimore 3–15 2–5 4–2 3–3 5–1 4–6 3–6 7–12 2–4 4–6 13–6 3–6 8–11 9–9
Boston 15–3 4–2 3–4 3–3 4–5 3–3 1–5 8–11 3–7 4–6 10–9 5–4 7–12 16–2
Chicago 5–2 2–4 8–11 12–7 11–8 6–3 9–10 2–4 3–3 5–4 3–3 5–5 5–4 14–4
Cleveland 2–4 4–3 11–8 6–13 10–8 4–5 8–11 3–4 3–6 4–5 6–1 5–4 4–2 8–10
Detroit 3–3 3–3 7–12 13–6 14–4 3–5 11–8 2–5 5–4 6–3 5–3 5–5 3–3 15–3
Kansas City 1–5 5–4 8–11 8–10 4–14 3–7 7–12 2–7 4–5 3–5 1–5 3–3 3–4 10–8
Los Angeles 6–4 3–3 3–6 5–4 5–3 7–3 4–2 6–4 11–8 10–9 7–2 11–8 4–6 7–11
Minnesota 6–3 5–1 10–9 11–8 8–11 12–7 2–4 3–3 6–4 5–3 6–1 4–5 2–5 16–2
New York 12–7 11–8 4–2 4–3 5–2 7–2 4–6 3–3 3–6 3–3 13–5 8–2 10–8 10–8
Oakland 4–2 7–3 3–3 6–3 4–5 5–4 8–11 4–6 6–3 17–2 6–3 9–10 6–4 8–10
Seattle 6–4 6–4 4–5 5–4 3–6 5–3 9–10 3–5 3–3 2–17 6–3 8–11 4–5 14–4
Tampa Bay 6–13 9–10 3–3 1–6 3–5 5–1 2–7 1–6 5–13 3–6 3–6 3–6 6–12 11–7
Texas 6–3 4–5 5–5 4–5 5–5 3–3 8–11 5–4 2–8 10–9 11–8 6–3 4–2 7–11
Toronto 11–8 12–7 4–5 2–4 3–3 4–3 6–4 5–2 8–10 4–6 5–4 12–6 2–4 9–9

Roster

2006 Kansas City Royals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

Manager

Coaches

Player stats

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting Average; HR = Home Runs; RBI = Runs Batted In

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Ángel Berroa SS 132 474 111 .234 9 54
Emil Brown OF 147 527 151 .287 15 81
John Buck C 114 371 91 .245 11 50
Shane Costa OF 72 237 65 .274 3 27
David DeJesus OF 119 491 145 .295 8 56
Joey Gathright OF 134 383 91 .238 1 41
Esteban Germán 2B 106 279 91 .326 3 34
Tony Graffanino 3B 69 220 59 .268 5 32
Mark Grudzielanek 2B 134 548 163 .297 7 52
Doug Mientkiewicz 1B 91 314 89 .283 4 43
Reggie Sanders OF 88 325 80 .246 11 49
Ryan Shealy 51 193 54 .280 7 36
Mike Sweeney 1B 60 217 56 .258 8 33
Mark Teahen 3B 109 393 114 .290 18 69

Other batters

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Jeremy Affeldt P 3 2 0 .000 0 0
Andrés Blanco SS 33 87 21 .241 0 9
Brandon Duckworth P 2 3 1 .333 0 0
Scott Elarton P 2 3 1 .333 0 0
Justin Huber DH 5 10 2 .200 0 1
Bob Keppel P 2 2 0 .000 0 0
Jeff Keppinger 2B 22 60 16 .267 2 8
Mitch Maier OF 5 13 2 .154 0 0
Paul Phillips C 23 65 18 .277 1 5
Mark Redman P 1 1 0 .000 0 0
Kerry Robinson OF 18 64 17 .266 0 5
Angel Sánchez SS 8 27 6 .222 0 1
Todd Wellemeyer P 4 2 0 .000 0 0

Starting pitchers

Note: G = Games; IP = Innings Pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strike Outs; CG = Complete Games pitched; SHO = Shutouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO CG SHO
Denny Bautista RHP 8 35.0 0 2 5.66 22 0 0
Jorge de la Rosa LHP 10 48.2 3 4 5.18 36 0 0
Brandon Duckworth RHP 10 45.2 1 5 6.11 27 0 0
Scott Elarton RHP 20 114.2 4 9 5.34 49 0 0
Runelvys Hernández RHP 21 114.2 4 9 6.58 50 1 1
Luke Hudson RHP 26 102.0 7 6 5.12 64 0 0
Bobby Keppel RHP 8 34.1 0 4 5.50 20 0 0
Joe Mays RHP 6 23.2 0 4 10.27 9 0 0
Odalis Pérez LHP 12 67.0 2 4 5.64 48 0 0
Mark Redman LHP 29 11 10 5.71 76 2 1

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV SVO ERA SO
Ambiorix Burgos RHP 68 4 5 18 30 5.52 72
Andrew Sisco LHP 65 1 3 1 5 7.10 52
Joel Peralta RHP 64 1 3 1 3 4.40 57
Jimmy Gobble LHP 60 4 6 2 4 5.14 80
Elmer Dessens RHP 43 5 7 2 7 4.50 36
Joe Nelson RHP 43 1 1 9 10 4.43 44
Jeremy Affeldt LHP 27 4 6 0 0 5.61 28

Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals Pacific Coast League Mike Jirschele
AA Wichita Wranglers Texas League Frank White
A High Desert Mavericks California League Jeff Carter
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Jim Gabella
Rookie AZL Royals Arizona League Lloyd Simmons
Rookie Idaho Falls Chukars Pioneer League Brian Rupp

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References

  1. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007

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