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2009 Kansas City Royals

2009 > Class Major League > 2009 American League (Central)
Overall: 65-97
Scored 686 runs, Allowed 842 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 66-96

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Trey Hillman and John Gibbons
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 2008 / 2010

Team Batting

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age G PA AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO BA OBP SLG OPS TB GDP HBP SH SF IBB
1 Mike Aviles 28 36 127 120 10 22 3 1 1 8 1 0 4 26 .183 .208 .250 .458 30 3 0 2 1 0
2 Brian Bannister 28 26 5 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 .200 .200 .200 .400 1 1 0 0 0 0
3 Willie Bloomquist 31 125 468 434 52 115 11 8 4 29 25 6 27 73 .265 .308 .355 .663 154 7 1 4 2 1
4 John Buck 28 59 202 186 16 46 12 4 8 36 1 1 13 55 .247 .299 .484 .782 90 2 1 1 1 0
5 Billy Butler 23 159 672 608 78 183 51 1 21 93 1 0 58 103 .301 .362 .492 .853 299 20 2 0 4 3
6 Alberto Callaspo# 26 155 634 576 79 173 41 8 11 73 2 1 52 51 .300 .356 .457 .813 263 15 1 0 5 4
7 Bruce Chen* 32 17 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
8 Coco Crisp# 29 49 215 180 30 41 8 5 3 14 13 2 29 23 .228 .336 .378 .714 68 4 1 4 1 1
9 Kyle Davies 25 22 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
10 David DeJesus* 29 144 627 558 74 157 28 9 13 71 4 9 51 87 .281 .347 .434 .781 242 10 8 5 5 0
11 Alex Gordon* 25 49 189 164 28 38 6 0 6 22 5 0 21 43 .232 .324 .378 .703 62 5 2 1 1 0
12 Zack Greinke 25 33 6 6 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .167 .167 .333 .500 2 0 0 0 0 0
13 Jose Guillen 33 81 312 281 30 68 8 0 9 40 1 0 22 50 .242 .314 .367 .681 103 13 8 0 1 1
14 Luis Hernandez# 25 37 81 73 4 15 1 0 0 4 1 0 4 18 .205 .256 .219 .476 16 2 1 3 0 0
15 Luke Hochevar 25 25 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Tug Hulett* 26 15 19 18 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 6 .111 .158 .111 .269 2 0 0 0 0 0
17 Mike Jacobs* 28 128 478 434 46 99 16 1 19 61 0 0 41 132 .228 .297 .401 .698 174 9 2 0 1 2
18 Mitch Maier* 27 127 397 341 42 83 15 3 3 31 9 2 43 76 .243 .333 .331 .665 113 6 4 7 2 2
19 Gil Meche 30 23 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
20 Miguel Olivo 30 114 416 390 51 97 15 5 23 65 5 2 19 126 .249 .292 .490 .781 191 10 5 1 1 0
21 Brayan Pena# 27 64 183 165 17 45 10 0 6 18 0 0 12 18 .273 .318 .442 .761 73 5 0 4 2 2
22 Tony Pena 28 40 53 51 3 5 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 13 .098 .132 .118 .250 6 1 0 0 0 0
23 Mark Teahen* 27 144 571 524 69 142 34 1 12 50 8 1 37 123 .271 .325 .408 .734 214 11 6 2 2 4
23 Players 27.6 162 6101 5532 686 1432 276 51 144 657 88 29 457 1091 .259 .318 .405 .724 2242 135 42 38 32 20
* - bats left-handed, # - bats both, else - bats right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors
Only players for whom we have stats are shown. See roster for more complete team list.

Team Pitching

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer
Rk Name Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB IBB SO HBP BK WP BF WHIP H9 HR9 BB9 SO9 SO/W
1 John Bale* 35 0 1 .000 5.72 43 0 12 0 0 1 28.1 34 19 18 3 18 2 24 1 0 2 136 1.835 10.8 1.0 5.7 7.6 1.33
2 Brian Bannister 28 7 12 .368 4.73 26 26 0 0 0 0 154.0 161 94 81 15 50 4 98 4 2 12 668 1.370 9.4 0.9 2.9 5.7 1.96
3 Bruce Chen* 32 1 6 .143 5.78 17 9 4 0 0 0 62.1 74 42 40 12 25 3 45 4 0 4 279 1.588 10.7 1.7 3.6 6.5 1.80
4 Roman Colon 29 2 3 .400 4.83 43 0 13 0 0 0 50.1 50 27 27 7 22 1 29 2 2 1 220 1.430 8.9 1.3 3.9 5.2 1.32
5 Juan Cruz 30 3 4 .429 5.72 46 0 18 0 0 2 50.1 46 34 32 6 29 1 38 1 0 6 219 1.490 8.2 1.1 5.2 6.8 1.31
6 Kyle Davies 25 8 9 .471 5.27 22 22 0 1 0 0 123.0 122 76 72 18 66 1 86 4 0 10 538 1.528 8.9 1.3 4.8 6.3 1.30
7 Lenny DiNardo* 29 0 3 .000 10.12 5 5 0 0 0 0 21.1 41 28 24 2 15 0 8 1 0 1 117 2.625 17.3 0.8 6.3 3.4 0.53
8 Kyle Farnsworth 33 1 5 .167 4.58 41 0 18 0 0 0 37.1 43 22 19 3 14 2 42 1 1 2 168 1.527 10.4 0.7 3.4 10.1 3.00
9 Zack Greinke 25 16 8 .667 2.16 33 33 0 6 3 0 229.1 195 64 55 11 51 0 242 4 0 5 915 1.073 7.7 0.4 2.0 9.5 4.75
10 Luke Hochevar 25 7 13 .350 6.55 25 25 0 2 1 0 143.0 167 109 104 23 46 0 106 8 0 9 631 1.490 10.5 1.4 2.9 6.7 2.30
11 Dusty Hughes* 27 0 2 .000 5.14 8 1 0 0 0 0 14.0 13 9 8 2 8 0 15 2 0 1 63 1.500 8.4 1.3 5.1 9.6 1.88
12 Anthony Lerew 26 0 1 .000 4.05 3 2 0 0 0 0 13.1 14 8 6 4 8 0 7 0 0 0 62 1.650 9.4 2.7 5.4 4.7 0.88
13 Victor Marte 28 0 0 8.25 8 0 4 0 0 0 12.0 13 12 11 2 12 1 7 0 0 1 58 2.083 9.8 1.5 9.0 5.2 0.58
14 Gil Meche 30 6 10 .375 5.09 23 23 0 1 1 0 129.0 144 81 73 17 58 0 95 3 0 7 581 1.566 10.0 1.2 4.0 6.6 1.64
15 Sidney Ponson 32 1 7 .125 7.36 14 9 0 0 0 0 58.2 79 50 48 6 25 1 32 2 0 2 273 1.773 12.1 0.9 3.8 4.9 1.28
16 Horacio Ramirez* 29 0 2 .000 5.96 19 1 1 0 0 0 22.2 27 16 15 3 11 3 13 0 0 1 104 1.676 10.7 1.2 4.4 5.2 1.18
17 Carlos Rosa 24 0 0 3.38 7 0 5 0 0 1 10.2 10 4 4 1 3 0 4 0 0 0 43 1.219 8.4 0.8 2.5 3.4 1.33
18 Joakim Soria 25 3 2 .600 2.21 47 0 41 0 0 30 53.0 44 14 13 5 16 1 69 2 0 3 222 1.132 7.5 0.8 2.7 11.7 4.31
19 Rob Tejeda 27 4 2 .667 3.54 35 6 5 0 0 0 73.2 43 30 29 4 50 2 87 3 1 6 313 1.262 5.3 0.5 6.1 10.6 1.74
20 Doug Waechter 28 0 0 8.44 5 0 3 0 0 0 5.1 9 5 5 2 3 0 3 0 0 1 28 2.250 15.2 3.4 5.1 5.1 1.00
21 Jamey Wright 34 3 5 .375 4.33 65 0 14 0 0 0 79.0 73 51 38 8 44 5 60 7 0 7 350 1.481 8.3 0.9 5.0 6.8 1.36
22 Yasuhiko Yabuta 36 2 1 .667 13.50 12 0 3 0 0 0 14.0 29 21 21 3 7 0 9 0 0 4 77 2.571 18.6 1.9 4.5 5.8 1.29
22 Players 28.9 65 97 .401 4.83 162 162 152 10 9 34 1426.0 1486 842 765 166 600 28 1153 51 6 89 6265 1.463 9.4 1.0 3.8 7.3 1.92
* - throws left-handed, # - throws both, else - throws right, ? - unknown, for minors bold indicates they appeared in majors

Team Fielding--By Pos

Bold indicates they played in the majors or are a HOFer

C

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G PB SB CS CS% lgCS% PO
Miguel Olivo 103 718 47 8 5 .990 7.43 10 56 22 28%
John Buck 46 309 14 8 4 .976 7.02 2 41 8 16%
Brayan Pena 30 168 7 0 2 1.000 5.83 2 17 9 35%

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Billy Butler 145 1141 92 10 123 .992 8.50
Mike Jacobs 15 94 14 2 13 .982 7.20
Mark Teahen 11 60 3 0 4 1.000 5.73
Willie Bloomquist 3 3 0 0 1 1.000 1.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alberto Callaspo 146 233 379 17 96 .973 4.19
Willie Bloomquist 14 24 35 2 10 .967 4.21
Luis Hernandez 8 3 7 0 0 1.000 1.25
Tug Hulett 5 2 7 0 1 1.000 1.80
Mark Teahen 3 5 6 0 1 1.000 3.67

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Teahen 107 66 171 11 14 .956 2.21
Alex Gordon 49 21 94 10 8 .920 2.35
Alberto Callaspo 14 11 13 0 2 1.000 1.71
Luis Hernandez 5 4 2 0 0 1.000 1.20
Willie Bloomquist 3 2 5 0 0 1.000 2.33
Mike Aviles 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tug Hulett 1 0 0 1 0 .000 0.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Pena 40 29 44 5 9 .936 1.83
Willie Bloomquist 38 51 80 6 22 .956 3.45
Mike Aviles 34 51 92 4 29 .973 4.21
Luis Hernandez 23 20 52 1 13 .986 3.13
Alberto Callaspo 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 1.00
Tug Hulett 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David DeJesus 139 0.00
Mitch Maier 17 0.00
Willie Bloomquist 9 0.00
Jose Guillen 4 0.00
Tug Hulett 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mitch Maier 85 0.00
Coco Crisp 49 0.00
Willie Bloomquist 22 0.00
David DeJesus 3 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jose Guillen 65 0.00
Willie Bloomquist 61 0.00
Mitch Maier 36 0.00
Mark Teahen 32 0.00
David DeJesus 2 0.00
Tug Hulett 2 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David DeJesus 144 310 13 0 3 1.000 2.24
Mitch Maier 123 250 11 0 5 1.000 2.12
Willie Bloomquist 84 134 3 2 1 .986 1.63
Jose Guillen 69 98 4 4 0 .962 1.48
Coco Crisp 49 120 0 3 0 .976 2.45
Mark Teahen 32 39 0 1 0 .975 1.22
Tug Hulett 3 2 0 0 0 1.000 0.67

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Jamey Wright 65 1 16 2 2 .895 0.26
Joakim Soria 47 2 5 1 1 .875 0.15
Juan Cruz 46 1 5 0 1 1.000 0.13
John Bale 43 3 5 1 1 .889 0.19
Roman Colon 43 8 4 1 0 .923 0.28
Kyle Farnsworth 41 0 3 1 0 .750 0.07
Rob Tejeda 35 3 5 0 1 1.000 0.23
Zack Greinke 33 11 35 1 4 .979 1.39
Brian Bannister 26 10 24 0 1 1.000 1.31
Luke Hochevar 25 10 20 0 1 1.000 1.20
Gil Meche 23 8 21 0 2 1.000 1.26
Kyle Davies 22 10 10 2 1 .909 0.91
Horacio Ramirez 19 4 2 0 0 1.000 0.32
Bruce Chen 17 3 9 1 0 .923 0.71
Sidney Ponson 14 4 16 1 1 .952 1.43
Yasuhiko Yabuta 12 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.08
Dusty Hughes 8 1 2 0 0 1.000 0.38
Victor Marte 8 3 0 0 0 1.000 0.38
Carlos Rosa 7 0 0 0 0 0.00
Lenny DiNardo 5 0 1 1 0 .500 0.20
Doug Waechter 5 0 0 0 0 0.00
Anthony Lerew 3 2 2 0 1 1.000 1.33

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Josh Anderson 26 L R 6' 2.0" 195 Aug 10, 1982 Somerset, KY, US 2009-08-06 2009-10-02
Mike Aviles 28 R R 5' 10.0" 205 Mar 13, 1981 New York, NY, US 2009-04-07 2009-05-23
John Bale 35 L L 6' 4.0" 210 May 22, 1974 Cheverly, MD, US 2009-05-24 2009-10-02
Brian Bannister 28 R R 6' 2.0" 202 Feb 28, 1981 Scottsdale, AZ, US 2009-04-22 2009-09-02
Yuniesky Betancourt 27 R R 5' 10.0" 205 Jan 31, 1982 Santa Clara, Villa Clara, CU 2009-07-17 2009-10-02
Willie Bloomquist 31 R R 5' 11.0" 190 Nov 27, 1977 Bremerton, WA, US 2009-04-08 2009-10-04
John Buck 28 R R 6' 3.0" 245 Jul 7, 1980 Kemmerer, WY, US 2009-04-09 2009-10-04
Billy Butler 23 R R 6' 1.0" 240 Apr 18, 1986 Orange Park, FL, US 2009-04-07 2009-10-04
Alberto Callaspo 26 S R 5' 9.0" 225 Apr 19, 1983 Maracay, Aragua, VE 2009-04-09 2009-10-04
Bruce Chen 32 L L 6' 2.0" 215 Jun 19, 1977 Panama, Panama, PA 2009-06-27 2009-09-17
Roman Colon 29 R R 6' 5.0" 245 Aug 13, 1979 Monte Cristi, Monte Cristi, DO 2009-05-25 2009-10-03
Coco Crisp 29 S R 5' 10.0" 185 Nov 1, 1979 Los Angeles, CA, US 2009-04-07 2009-06-12
Juan Cruz 30 R R 6' 2.0" 170 Oct 15, 1978 Bonao, Monsenor Nouel, DO 2009-04-08 2009-10-03
Kyle Davies 25 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Sep 9, 1983 Decatur, GA, US 2009-04-09 2009-09-13
David DeJesus 29 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 20, 1979 Brooklyn, NY, US 2009-04-07 2009-09-24
Lenny DiNardo 29 L L 6' 2.0" 220 Sep 19, 1979 Miami, FL, US 2009-09-10 2009-10-02
Kyle Farnsworth 33 R R 6' 4.0" 230 Apr 14, 1976 Wichita, KS, US 2009-04-07 2009-09-29
Ryan Freel 33 R R 5' 10.0" 185 Mar 8, 1976 Jacksonville, FL, US 2009-07-07 2009-08-04
Alex Gordon 25 L R 6' 1.0" 220 Feb 10, 1984 Lincoln, NE, US 2009-04-07 2009-10-04
Zack Greinke 25 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 21, 1983 Orlando, FL, US 2009-04-08 2009-10-03
Jose Guillen 33 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 17, 1976 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO 2009-04-07 2009-09-02
Luis Hernandez 25 S R 5' 10.0" 190 Jun 26, 1984 Quibor, Lara, VE 2009-05-06 2009-10-04
Luke Hochevar 25 R R 6' 5.0" 225 Sep 15, 1983 Denver, CO, US 2009-05-12 2009-10-04
Dusty Hughes 27 L L 5' 10.0" 190 Jun 29, 1982 Tupelo, MS, US 2009-09-06 2009-10-04
Tug Hulett 26 L R 5' 10.0" 185 Feb 28, 1983 Springfield, IL, US 2009-05-24 2009-10-04
Mike Jacobs 28 L R 6' 3.0" 210 Oct 30, 1980 Chula Vista, CA, US 2009-04-07 2009-10-04
Anthony Lerew 26 L R 6' 4.0" 225 Oct 28, 1982 Carlisle, PA, US 2009-09-24 2009-10-04
Ron Mahay 38 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 28, 1971 Crestwood, IL, US 2009-04-09 2009-08-22
Mitch Maier 27 L R 6' 3.0" 210 Jun 30, 1982 Petoskey, MI, US 2009-04-17 2009-10-04
Victor Marte 28 R R 6' 2.0" 260 Nov 8, 1980 Puerto Plata, Puerto Plata, DO 2009-09-06 2009-10-02
Gil Meche 30 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Sep 8, 1978 Lafayette, LA, US 2009-04-07 2009-08-29
Miguel Olivo 30 R R 6' 0.0" 230 Jul 15, 1978 Villa Vasquez, Monte Cristi, DO 2009-04-07 2009-10-03
Brayan Pena 27 S R 5' 9.0" 230 Jan 7, 1982 La Habana, La Habana, CU 2009-04-11 2009-10-04
Tony Pena 28 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 23, 1981 Santiago, Santiago, DO 2009-04-11 2009-07-12
Sidney Ponson 32 R R 6' 1.0" 220 Nov 2, 1976 Noord, AW 2009-04-10 2009-07-31
Horacio Ramirez 29 L L 6' 1.0" 220 Nov 24, 1979 Carson, CA, US 2009-04-11 2009-06-05
Carlos Rosa 24 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 21, 1984 San Francisco de Macoris, Duarte, DO 2009-09-10 2009-10-02
Joakim Soria 25 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 18, 1984 Monclova, Coahuila, MX 2009-04-08 2009-09-30
Mark Teahen 27 L R 6' 3.0" 230 Sep 6, 1981 Redlands, CA, US 2009-04-07 2009-10-04
Rob Tejeda 27 R R 6' 2.0" 245 Mar 24, 1982 Bani, Peravia, DO 2009-04-11 2009-09-30
Doug Waechter 28 R R 6' 4.0" 200 Jan 28, 1981 St. Petersburg, FL, US 2009-04-11 2009-08-11
Jamey Wright 34 R R 6' 6.0" 240 Dec 24, 1974 Oklahoma City, OK, US 2009-04-10 2009-09-30
Yasuhiko Yabuta 36 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 19, 1973 Kishiwada, Osaka, JP 2009-08-29 2009-10-04

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