Kansas City Royals announce roster for American League Division Series

KANSAS CITY, MO. (October 8, 2015) - The Kansas City Royals have announced their 25-man roster that they will use in the American League Division Series against the Houston Astros, scheduled to begin tonight at 6:37 p.m. CT.  The Royals roster is set for the current round only as the club is allowed to select a new 25-man roster prior to the start of the American League Championship Series, should they advance.

The American League Division Series is being televised nationally by FS1, with radio broadcasts on ESPN Radio as well as the Royals Radio Network.

Manager: Ned Yost (3). Coaches: Pitching-Dave Eiland (58), Catching-Pedro Grifol (28), Bullpen-Doug Henry (57),
Third Base-Mike Jirschele (23), First Base-Rusty Kuntz (81), Hitting-Dale Sveum (21), Bench-Don Wakamatsu (22).

No. Pitchers (11) B-T Ht. Wt. Born Age Birthplace
47 Johnny Cueto R-R 5-11 220 02-15-86 29 San Pedro de Macoris, D.R.
17 Wade Davis R-R 6-5 220 09-07-85 30 Lake Wales, FL
41 Danny Duffy L-L 6-3 205 12-21-88 26 Goleta, CA
40 Kelvin Herrera R-R 5-10 200 12-31-89 25 Tenares, D.R.
44 Luke Hochevar R-R 6-5 225 09-15-83 32 Denver, CO
46 Ryan Madson R-R 6-6 225 08-28-80 35 Long Beach, CA
39 Kris Medlen S-R 5-10 190 10-07-85 30 Artesia, CA
45 Franklin Morales L-L 6-1 210 01-24-86 29 San Juan Morros, Venezuela
30 Yordano Ventura R-R 6-0 195 06-03-91 24 Samana, D.R.
36 Edinson Volquez R-R 6-0 220 07-03-83 32 Barahona, D.R.
32 Chris Young R-R 6-10 255 05-25-79 36 Dallas, TX
No. Catchers (2) B-T Ht. Wt. Born Age Birthplace
9 Drew Butera R-R 6-1 200 08-09-83 32 Evansville, IN
13 Salvador Perez R-R 6-3 240 05-10-90 25 Valencia, Venezuela
No. Infielders (6) B-T Ht. Wt. Born Age Birthplace
24 Christian Colon R-R 5-10 190 05-14-89 26 Cayey, Puerto Rico
2 Alcides Escobar R-R 6-1 185 12-16-86 28 La Sabana, Venezuela
35 Eric Hosmer L-L 6-4 225 10-24-89 25 South Miami, FL
25 Kendrys Morales S-R 6-1 225 06-20-83 31 Fomento, Cuba
8 Mike Moustakas L-R 6-0 215 09-11-88 27 Los Angeles, CA
18 Ben Zobrist S-R 6-3 210 05-26-81 34 Eureka, IL
No. Outfielders (6) B-T Ht. Wt. Born Age Birthplace
6 Lorenzo Cain R-R 6-2 205 04-13-86 29 Valdosta, GA
1 Jarrod Dyson L-R 5-10 160 08-15-84 31 McComb, MS
4 Alex Gordon L-R 6-1 220 02-10-84 31 Lincoln, NE
0 Terrance Gore R-R 5-7 165 06-08-91 24 Macon, GA
16 Paulo Orlando R-R 6-2 210 11-01-85 29 Sao Paulo, Brazil
15 Alex Rios R-R 6-5 210 02-18-81 34 Coffee, AL