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Royce Clayton

Full Name: Royce Spencer Clayton
Born: January 2, 1970 in Burbank, CA
Height: 6’0″ Weight: 183
Bats: Right Throws:Right
Personal: Single – Has a brother named Royal (yeesh!)
Resides: Scottsdale, AZ
MLB Debut: Sep 20, 1991


Notes

  • Royce wore #18 in his first game as a Ranger and then wore #11 thereafter (moving Lee Stevens to #9).
  • 1999 Jim Sundberg Community Achievement Award

Team History

  • 1991-1995: San Francisco Giants (originally drafted in the 1st round (15th overall) of the 1988 draft)
  • 1996-1998: St. Louis Cardinals (via trade with Chris Wimmer for Allen Watson, Rich DeLucia, & Doug Creek on Dec 14, 1995)
  • 1998-2000: Texas Rangers (via trade with Todd Stottlemyre for Fernando Tatis, Darren Oliver, & Mark Little on Jul 31, 1998)
  • 2001-2002: Chicago White Sox (via trade for Aaron Myette and Brian Schmack on Dec 14, 2000 – released Sep 7, 2002)
  • 2003: Milwaukee Brewers (as a free agent on Dec 11, 2002 – Released Oct 23, 2003)
  • 2004: Colorado Rockies (as a minor league free agent on Jan 5, 2004 – released Oct 28, 2004)
  • 2005: Arizona Diamondbacks (as a free agent on Dec 14, 2004 – GFA Oct 29, 2005)
  • 2006: Washington Nationals (as a minor league free agent on Feb 2, 2006)
  • 2006: Cincinnati Reds (via trade with Gary Majewski, Bill Bray, Darryl Thompson, & Brandan Harris for Austin Kerns, Felipe Lopez, & Ryan Wagner on July 13, 2006)
  • 2007: Toronto Blue Jays (as a free agent on Nov 29, 2006 – Released Aug 7, 2007)
  • 2007: Boston Red Sox (as a minor league free agent around Aug 23, 2007 – EFA Nov 7, 2007)
  • Unknown status as of Feb 13, 2008

Salary History

  • 2007: $1.5 Million
  • 2006: $1 Million
  • 2005: $1.35 Million
  • 2004: $650,000
  • 2003: $1.5 Million
  • 2002: $4.5 Million
  • 2001: $4.5 Million
  • 2000: $4.5 Million
  • 1999: $4.5 Million
  • 1998: $3.5 Million
  • 1997: $2.65 Million
  • 1996: $1.6 Million
  • 1995: $475,000
  • 1994: $325,000
  • 1993: $155,000
  • 1992: $109,000

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