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2005 Kansas City Royals
Major league affiliations
2005 information
Owner(s) David Glass
Manager(s) Tony Pena, Bob Schaefer, and Buddy Bell
Local television KMCI
Royals Sports Television Network
(Ryan Lefebvre, Paul Splittorff, Denny Matthews, Bob Davis)
Local radio WHB
(Denny Matthews, Ryan Lefebvre, Fred White)

The 2005 Kansas City Royals season involved the Royals finishing 5th in the American League Central with a record of 56 wins and 106 losses. The Royals had a very disappointing losing streak of 19 games that started from July 28th to August 19th.



  • January 21, 2005: Denny Hocking was signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals. [1]

Regular season


Season standings

AL Central W L Pct. GB Home Away
Chicago White Sox 99 63 .611 -- 47-34 52-29
Cleveland Indians 93 69 .574 6 43-38 50-31
Minnesota Twins 83 79 .512 16 45-36 38-43
Detroit Tigers 71 91 .438 28 39-42 32-49
Kansas City Royals 56 106 .346 43 34-47 22-59


2005 Kansas City Royals
Pitchers Catchers



Other batters



Player stats


Starters by position

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

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters

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


Starting pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers

Player G W L SV ERA SO

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 Billy Gardner, Jr.
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Jim Gabella
Rookie AZL Royals Arizona League Lloyd Simmons
Rookie Idaho Falls Chukars Pioneer League Brian Rupp



  1. ^ Dennis Hocking Statistics -
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  3. ^ Baseball America 2006 Annual Directory


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