Kansas City Royals minor league players

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Below is a partial list of minor league baseball players in the Kansas City Royals system.

Buddy Baumann[edit]

Buddy Baumann
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1987-12-09) December 9, 1987 (age 27)
Chicago, Illinois
Bats: Left Throws: Left

George Charles Baumann (born December 9, 1987 in Billings, Montana) is a baseball pitcher currently playing in the Kansas City Royals minor league system. He currently plays for their Triple-A team, the Omaha Storm Chasers.

Prior to playing professionally, he attended Logan-Rogersville High School and then Missouri State University. He was taken by the Royals in the 7th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft and was signed by scout Scott Melvin.

He allowed three runs (one earned) in five innings for the Burlington Royals that summer, throwing three wild pitches. In 2010, he was 4-2 with four saves and a 2.24 ERA in 31 games (14 starts) for the Wilmington Blue Rocks. He struck out 113 batters in 100 1/3 innings. In 2011, he was 4-3, with 2 saves and a 4.29 ERA in 25 games for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals and 0-1 with 3 runs in 4.2 IP for the AZL Royals.

The left-handed pitcher went 3-2 with two saves and a 4.12 ERA for Northwest Arkansas in 2012, walking 33 in 59 IP. In 2013, he was 3-0 with a save and a 2.55 ERA in 32 games split between the Naturals and Storm Chasers. He struck out 72 batters in 53 innings.

Jorge Bonifacio[edit]

Jorge Bonifacio
Kansas City Royals – No. 7
Outfielder
Born: (1993-06-04) June 4, 1993 (age 22)
Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jorge Bonifacio (born June 4, 1993) is a Dominican professional baseball right fielder. He plays in Minor League Baseball for the Kansas City Royals organization.

The Kansas City Royals signed Bonifacio as an international free agent in 2009.[1] He played for the Kane County Cougars of the Class A Midwest League, and appeared in the Midwest League All-Star Game.[2] In 2013, Bonifacio began the season with the Wilmington Blue Rocks of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League. In the final weeks of the season, the Royals promoted Bonifacio to the Northwest Arkansas Naturals of the Class AA Texas League. After the season, they assigned him to the Peoria Javelinas of the Arizona Fall League.[3] He was named to the Fall Stars Game.[4]

The Royals invited Bonifacio to spring training in 2014.[5][6] He played for the Naturals in 2014, and in 2015.[7]

Bonifacio is the younger brother of Emilio Bonifacio.[2][3]

Brett Eibner[edit]

Brett Eibner
Brett Eibner NWA Naturals.JPG
Eibner bats for the Northwest Arkansas Naturals
Kansas City Royals
Outfielder
Born: (1988-12-02) December 2, 1988 (age 26)
The Woodlands, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Brett Eibner (born December 2, 1988) is a minor league baseball center fielder for the Kansas City Royals organization.

Eibner helped The Woodlands High School win the 2006 5A state championship as a junior, with teammate Kyle Drabek. As a senior, Eibner was named 15-5A first-team all-district outfielder. Despite being drafted by the Houston Astros in the 4th round of the 2007 MLB June Amateur Draft, Eibner attended the University of Arkansas.

Eibner pitching for the Arkansas Razorbacks in 2009.

As a freshman, Eibner lead the team in RBI and had three game-winning hits. For his efforts, Eibner was named to Baseball America's Freshman All-American team in 2008.[8] The following season, Eibner was named SEC Pitcher of the Week for his complete-game one-hit shutout win against the #1 Georgia Bulldogs.[9] Eibner struggled significantly at the plate, with his average dropping to .231 and striking out 60 times. However, when the 2009 Arkansas Razorbacks baseball team reached the College World Series, Eibner hit "one of the most memorable home runs in program history" when he tied an elimination game vs Virginia in the top of the ninth with a two-run home run.[10] Eibner returned for his junior season with the Razorbacks, hitting .333 with 22 home runs. On the mound, Eibner went 3-5 in 58 innings for the Razorbacks in the regular season. In the 2010 Tempe, Arizona Super Regional, Eibner hit a game-tying home run with the Razorbacks down to their final strike, extending the game to extra innings where the Razorbacks lost in the 12th.[11] Following the 2010 season, Eibner became the fourth Razorback to be named both a freshman All-American and All-American, including teammate Zack Cox.[12] He was also a John Olerud Two-Way Player of the Year Award Semifinalist, Second Team All-SEC, and ABCA/Rawlings First Team All-South Region player.[13] When asked about returning to Northwest Arkansas with the Naturals, Eibner said "I think it’s going to be a great homecoming and I’m real excited. I hope to have a warm welcome from the fans there. I miss playing there and I can’t wait to do it".[8]

Balbino Fuenmayor[edit]

Balbino Fuenmayor
Kansas City Royals
First baseman
Born: (1989-11-26) November 26, 1989 (age 25)
Valencia, Carabobo, Venezuela
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Balbino Rafael Pina Fuenmayor (born November 26, 1989) is a Venezuelan professional baseball first baseman in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Fuenmayor signed with the Toronto Blue Jays as an international free agent in 2006. He played in the Blue Jays organization until he was released in 2013.[14] He spent the next two years playing independent baseball in the Frontier League, American Association and Canadian-American Association.[15] Prior to 2015 he signed with the Kansas City Royals.[16] He started with the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals and was promoted to the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers.[17][18] In July he was selected to the All-Star Futures Game.

Foster Griffin[edit]

Foster Griffin
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1995-07-27) July 27, 1995 (age 20)
Orlando, Florida
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Foster Griffin (born July 27, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Griffin was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the first round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft out of The First Academy.[19][20][21] He signed on June 10.[22]

Ashe Russell[edit]

Ashe Russell
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1996-08-28) August 28, 1996 (age 19)
Fairland, Indiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ashelee "Ashe" Brenton Russell (born August 28, 1996) is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Kansas City Royals' organization.

Russell attended in Cathedral High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. He was the Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year for Indiana both his junior and senior seasons.[23][24] As a sophomore he went 12–1 with a 1.23 earned run average (ERA) with 101 strikeouts and as a junior he was 8–1 with a 0.88 ERA and 74 strikeouts.[25]

Russell was selected by the Kansas City Royals as the 21st overall pick in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft.[26] Russell signed with the Royals.[27]

Edward Salcedo[edit]

Edward Salcedo
Kansas City Royals
Third baseman / Outfielder
Born: (1991-07-30) July 30, 1991 (age 24)
La Vega, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Edward Starlin Salcedo (born July 30, 1990) is a Dominican third baseman in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Salcedo signed with the Atlanta Braves on February 23, 2010, to a minor league contract. His $1.6 million signing bonus is the largest the Braves have ever given to an international prospect. The Braves say they regard the 6-foot-3 Salcedo as a first-round talent who is projected as a strong offensive and defensive player. He was named the 9th best Atlanta Braves prospect according to Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus.[28] Salcedo's playing career was delayed due to suspicions about his valid age. He was once considered the top international prospect back in 2007 and was offered a $2.7 million signing bonus by the Cleveland Indians but was voided by the United States government due to his age.[29]

On January 13, 2014, he was invited to spring training. The Braves traded Salcedo to the Pirates for Bryton Trepagnier on February 5, 2015.[30] He was traded to the Kansas City Royals in August 2015.[31]

Sam Selman[edit]

Sam Selman
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1990-11-14) November 14, 1990 (age 24)
Austin, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Left

Samuel Ayres Selman (born November 14, 1990) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Selman was drafted by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 14th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft out of St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Austin, Texas. He did not sign and played college baseball at Vanderbilt University for the Commodores from 2010 to 2012.

Selman was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the second round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[32] He signed with the Royals and made his professional debut with the Idaho Falls Chukars, recording a 2.09 earned run average (ERA) and 89 strikeouts in 60 13 innings. Selman played for the Wilmington Blue Rocks in 2013. In a game against the Potomac Nationals in August, Selman was removed after eight no-hit innings due to pitch count.[33] Selman started 2014 with the Double-A Northwest Arkansas Naturals and was promoted to the Triple-A Omaha Storm Chasers in August.[34]

Glenn Sparkman[edit]

Glenn Sparkman
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1992-05-11) May 11, 1992 (age 23)
Ganado, Texas
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Glenn Michael Sparkman (born May 11, 1992) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Sparkman was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 20th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft out of Wharton County Junior College.[35] He made his professional debut that season with the Idaho Falls Chukars. In 2014 he played for Wilmington Blue Rocks.[36] After recording a 1.56 earned run average (ERA) he was named the Carolina League Pitcher of the Year.[37]

Chase Vallot[edit]

Chase Vallot
Kansas City Royals
Catcher
Born: (1996-08-21) August 21, 1996 (age 19)
Youngsville, Louisiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Chase Vallot (born August 21, 1996) is an American professional baseball catcher in the Kansas City Royals organization.

Vallot attended St. Thomas More School in Lafayette, Louisiana. As a senior he hit .545 with 13 home runs and 60 runs batted in.[38] He won numerous awards that year including Louisiana's Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year and Farm Bureau-Louisiana Sports Writers Association Mr. Baseball.[39][40][41] He was also named the Louisville Slugger Player of the Year.[42] During his career he hit .456 with 25 home runs in 65 games.[43]

Vallot was drafted by the Kansas City Royals with the 40th overall pick in the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft.[44][45]

Nolan Watson[edit]

Nolan Watson
Kansas City Royals
Pitcher
Born: (1997-01-25) January 25, 1997 (age 18)
Indianapolis, Indiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Nolan Watson is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Kansas City Royals organization. The Kansas City Royals drafted him 33rd overall in the 2015 Major League Baseball Draft. He attended Lawrence North High School.

At the time of the 2015 draft, Watson was 5–1 with Lawrence North, withan 0.63 ERA and 70 strikeouts in 44 2/3 innings. Prior to the draft, he was ranked 56th by Baseball America's annual rankings of prospects.[26]

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Double-A (Northwest Arkansas)[edit]

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Catchers

  • 19 Anderson De La Rosa
  • 36 Santiago Nessy

Infielders

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  • 38 Jim Brower (pitching)
  •  4 Brandon Moore (hitting)


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Class A-Advanced (Wilmington)[edit]

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Pitchers

  • 30 Matt Alvarez
  • 26 Yender Caramo
  • 14 Estarlin Cordero
  • 47 Andrew Edwards
  • 31 Luke Farrell
  • 38 Nick Green
  • 24 Jake Junis
  • 19 Alec Mills
  • 27 Benino Pruneda
  • 32 Cody Reed
  • 28 Luis Rico
  • 25 Eric Skoglund
  • 15 Robinson Yambati

Catchers

  • 13 Zane Evans
  • 35 Cam Gallagher

Infielders

  •  6 Kenny Diekroeger
  • 11 Jack Lopez
  • 29 Mauricio Ramos
  • 43 Frank Schwindel
  • 22 Ramon Torres

Outfielders

  • 12 Logan Moon
  •  9 Robert Pehl
  •  4 Daniel Rockett
  • 16 Bubba Starling
  • 23 Dominique Taylor

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Class A (Lexington)[edit]

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  • 14 Evan Beal
  • 18 Torey Deshazier
  • 30 Pedro Fernandez
  • 28 Ashton Goudeau
  • 31 Zach Loworn
  • 15 Kevin McCarthy
  • 40 Jake Newberry
  • 29 Emilio Ogando
  • 34 Corey Ray
  •  1 Colin Rodgers
  • 26 Niklas Stephenson
  • 25 Matthew Strahm
  • 32 Matt Tenuta

Catchers

  •  7 Chad Johnson
  • 16 Kyle Pollock

Infielders

  • 23 Humberto Arteaga
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  •  8 Wander Franco
  •  6 Carlos Garcia
  • 11 Mike Hill
  • 22 Ryan O'Hearn
  •  2 Corey Toups

Outfielders

  •  9 Brandon Downes
  •  3 Samir Duenez
  • 21 Alfredo Escalera-Maldonado
  • 12 Elier Hernandez

Manager

  • 24 Omar Ramirez

Coaches


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Advanced Rookie (Burlington, Idaho Falls)[edit]

Burlington Royals roster
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Pitchers

  • 36 Scott Blewett
  •  9 Enmanuel Camacho
  • 60 Chase Darhower
  • -- Todd Eaton
  • 17 Christian Flecha
  • 55 Foster Griffin
  • 12 Brennan Henry
  • 43 Carlos Herrera
  • 59 Carter Hope
  • 34 Andres Machado
  • 41 Yunior Marte
  • 47 Julio Pinto
  • 37 Eric Sandness
  • 49 Dylan Sons
  • 23 Ian Tompkins
  • 61 Cole Way

Catchers

  •  4 Xavier Fernandez
  •  7 Luis Lara
  •  8 Chase Vallot

Infielders

  • 27 Joshua Banuelos
  •  2 D. J. Burt
  • 13 Angelo Castellano
  • 63 Ryan Dale
  •  6 Jose Martinez
  • 38 Manny Olloque

Outfielders

  • 58 Leland Clemmons
  • 26 Brandon Dullin
  • 15 Amalani Fukofuka
  • 31 Riley King
  • -- Alex Newman

Manager

Coaches

  • -- Jesus Azuaje (hitting)
  • 40 Carlos Martinez (pitching)


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Idaho Falls Chukars roster
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Pitchers

  • 24 Brian Bayliss
  • 43 Daniel Concepcion
  • 18 Tripp Davis
  • 46 Todd Eaton
  • 21 Derek Gordon
  • 45 Nick Green
  • 48 Cruz Guevara
  • 13 Hunter Haynes
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  • 26 Carter Hope
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  • 44 Stephen Milligan
  • 23 Matt Portland
  • 28 Alberto Rodriguez
  • 15 Dylan Sons
  • 14 Josh Staumont
  • 49 Brandon Thomas
  • 12 Ian Tompkins

Catchers

  •  6 Nick Dini
  •  9 Pedro Gonzalez
  • 51 Kyle Pollock

Infielders

  • 27 Josh Banuelos
  •  1 DJ Burt
  • 22 Ryan Dale
  •  2 Jeckson Flores
  •  4 Marten Gasparini
  • 30 Logan Nottebrok

Outfielders

  • 25 Roman Collins
  •  8 Amalani Fukofuka
  • 32 Brawlun Gomez
  •  3 Cody Jones

Manager

  • 17 Justin Gemoll

Coaches


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Rookie (Arizona)[edit]

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  • None

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  • None

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  • -- Darryl Kennedy

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Foreign Rookie (Dominican)[edit]

Dominican Summer League Royals roster
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Pitchers

  • 30 Samuel Adames
  • 27 Reinaldo Cepin
  • 41 Aronny Cruz
  • 61 Frandy Diaz
  • 39 Gerson Garabito
  • 82 Ofreidy Gomez
  • 79 Arnaldo Hernandez
  • 54 Ismael Maldonado
  • 53 Yeison Mateo
  • 64 Miguel Medrano
  • 49 Cesar Melendez
  • 29 Yimauri Pena
  • 47 Junior Reyes
  • 46 Jorge Rodriguez
  • 88 Franco Terrero
  • 36 Jose Veras
  • 39 Alejandro Viloria ‡

Catchers

  • 26 Jesus Atencio
  • 32 Gustavo Tejeda
  • 14 Jose Torres
  •  3 Roberto Tovar
  • -- Meibrys Viloria

Infielders

  • 43 Offerman Collado
  •  2 Carlos Diaz
  • 16 Yorly Martinez
  •  1 Oliver Nunez

Outfielders

  • 21 Joel Arias
  • 31 Jose Caraballo
  • 18 Yeison Melo
  • 12 Alberto Saez
  •  7 Jose Sanchez
  • -- Cristhian Vasquez
  • 63 Jose Vital

Manager

  • -- Jose Gualdron

Coaches

  • -- Miguel Bernard (coach)
  • -- Sergio De Luna (coach)
  • -- Onil Joseph (coach)
  • -- Gustavo Martinez (pitching)


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