Esteban German was born on January 26, 1978 in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He is a utility player for the Kansas City Royals.
Esteban is 5’ 9”, weighs 195 pounds, and bats and throws right.
Minor LeaguesEsteban was signed by the Oakland Athletics as an amateur free agent in 1996.
1998 - AZL Athletics in the Arizona League 1999 - Modesto A’s in the California League2000 - Visalia Oaks in the California League, then the Midland RockHounds in the Texas League 2001 - the Midland RockHounds, then the Sacramento River Cats in the Pacific Coast League 2002/04 - Sacramento River Cats in the Pacific Coast League (Oakland, as all of the above)2005 - Oklahoma RedHawks in the Pacific Coast League (Texas Rangers)
*Major Leagues‘*Texas Rangers’From 2002 through 2005, Estaban played little in the bigs, appearing in a total of 50 games.
On December 8, 2005, during the Winter Meetings, he was acquired by Kansas City for minor leaguer Fabio Castro.
From 2006 onward, Estaban’s batting improved and he began to receive more playing time for the Royals.