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2008 Kansas City Royals

2008 > Class Major League > 2008 American League (Central)
Overall: 75-87
Scored 691 runs, Allowed 781 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 72-90

Affiliation: none or n/a
Manager: Trey Hillman
Represented: Kansas City, MO
Ballpark: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Other Years: 2007 / 2009

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 27 102 441 419 68 136 27 4 10 51 8 3 18 58 .325 .354 .480 .833 201 12 2 0 2 4
2 Brian Bannister 27 32 5 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 1 0 0
3 John Buck 27 109 418 370 48 83 23 1 9 48 0 3 38 96 .224 .304 .365 .669 135 12 6 0 4 2
4 Billy Butler 22 124 478 443 44 122 22 0 11 55 0 1 33 57 .275 .324 .400 .724 177 23 0 0 2 0
5 Alberto Callaspo# 25 74 234 213 21 65 8 3 0 16 2 1 19 14 .305 .361 .371 .731 79 6 0 1 1 0
6 Kyle Davies 24 21 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
7 David DeJesus* 28 135 577 518 70 159 25 7 12 73 11 8 46 71 .307 .366 .452 .818 234 10 5 4 4 3
8 Joey Gathright* 27 105 315 279 41 71 3 1 0 22 21 4 20 40 .254 .311 .272 .584 76 3 4 10 2 0
9 Esteban German 30 89 242 216 30 53 14 3 0 22 7 3 18 42 .245 .303 .338 .640 73 5 1 4 3 1
10 Ross Gload* 32 122 418 388 46 106 18 1 3 37 3 4 23 39 .273 .317 .348 .664 135 12 3 1 3 4
11 Alex Gordon* 24 134 571 493 72 128 35 1 16 59 9 2 66 120 .260 .351 .432 .783 213 8 6 1 5 5
12 Zack Greinke 24 32 8 7 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 .286 .286 .429 .714 3 1 0 1 0 0
13 Mark Grudzielanek 38 86 360 331 36 99 24 0 3 24 2 1 19 41 .299 .345 .399 .743 132 8 5 3 2 1
14 Jose Guillen 32 153 633 598 66 158 42 1 20 97 2 1 23 106 .264 .300 .438 .738 262 23 9 0 3 3
15 Luke Hochevar 24 22 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 1 0 0
16 Kila Ka'aihue* 24 12 24 21 4 6 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 2 .286 .375 .429 .804 9 0 0 0 0 0
17 Mitch Maier* 26 34 97 91 9 26 1 1 0 9 0 2 2 18 .286 .316 .319 .634 29 3 2 2 0 0
18 Gil Meche 29 34 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 .250 .250 .250 .500 1 0 0 0 0 0
19 Miguel Olivo 29 84 317 306 29 78 22 0 12 41 7 0 7 82 .255 .278 .444 .722 136 6 3 0 1 2
20 Tony Pena 27 95 235 225 22 38 4 1 1 14 3 1 6 49 .169 .189 .209 .398 47 4 0 2 2 2
21 Ryan Shealy 28 20 79 73 12 22 1 0 7 20 0 0 5 19 .301 .354 .603 .957 44 2 1 0 0 0
22 Jason Smith* 30 22 28 28 6 6 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 12 .214 .214 .286 .500 8 0 0 0 0 0
23 Mark Teahen* 26 149 623 572 66 146 31 4 15 59 4 3 46 131 .255 .313 .402 .715 230 6 3 0 2 4
24 Brett Tomko 35 16 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0
25 Matt Tupman* 28 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.000 1.000 1.000 2.000 1 0 0 0 0 0
25 Players 28.0 162 6118 5608 691 1507 303 28 120 650 79 38 392 1005 .269 .320 .397 .717 2226 144 50 32 36 31
* - 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* 34 0 3 .000 4.39 13 3 1 0 0 0 26.2 29 13 13 1 6 0 14 0 0 1 110 1.312 9.8 0.3 2.0 4.7 2.33
2 Brian Bannister 27 9 16 .360 5.76 32 32 0 1 0 0 182.2 215 127 117 29 58 1 113 7 1 7 811 1.495 10.6 1.4 2.9 5.6 1.95
3 Kyle Davies 24 9 7 .563 4.06 21 21 0 0 0 0 113.0 121 57 51 10 43 0 71 2 1 8 487 1.451 9.6 0.8 3.4 5.7 1.65
4 Brandon Duckworth 32 3 3 .500 4.50 7 7 0 0 0 0 38.0 38 20 19 2 19 0 20 3 0 0 167 1.500 9.0 0.5 4.5 4.7 1.05
5 Jeff Fulchino 28 0 1 .000 9.00 12 0 7 0 0 0 14.0 21 15 14 2 8 0 12 1 0 1 72 2.071 13.5 1.3 5.1 7.7 1.50
6 Jimmy Gobble* 26 0 2 .000 8.81 39 0 10 0 0 1 31.2 39 31 31 5 23 1 27 2 0 6 159 1.958 11.1 1.4 6.5 7.7 1.17
7 Zack Greinke 24 13 10 .565 3.47 32 32 0 1 0 0 202.1 202 87 78 21 56 1 183 4 1 8 851 1.275 9.0 0.9 2.5 8.1 3.27
8 Luke Hochevar 24 6 12 .333 5.51 22 22 0 0 0 0 129.0 143 84 79 12 47 1 72 5 0 7 566 1.473 10.0 0.8 3.3 5.0 1.53
9 Devon Lowery 25 0 0 10.38 5 0 2 0 0 0 4.1 6 5 5 2 2 0 6 0 0 0 21 1.846 12.5 4.2 4.2 12.5 3.00
10 Ron Mahay* 37 5 0 1.000 3.48 57 0 3 0 0 0 64.2 61 27 25 6 29 0 49 1 0 1 278 1.392 8.5 0.8 4.0 6.8 1.69
11 Gil Meche 29 14 11 .560 3.98 34 34 0 0 0 0 210.1 204 98 93 19 73 2 183 0 0 5 886 1.317 8.7 0.8 3.1 7.8 2.51
12 Neal Musser* 27 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1.000 0.0 0.0 9.0 0.0 0.00
13 Josh Newman* 26 0 0 7.71 4 0 3 0 0 0 7.0 10 9 6 1 6 0 2 0 0 0 35 2.286 12.9 1.3 7.7 2.6 0.33
14 Hideo Nomo 39 0 0 18.69 3 0 2 0 0 0 4.1 10 9 9 3 4 0 3 0 0 1 27 3.231 20.8 6.2 8.3 6.2 0.75
15 Juan Carlos Oviedo 26 4 1 .800 2.98 45 0 12 0 0 0 48.1 45 19 16 2 15 2 26 4 0 3 205 1.241 8.4 0.4 2.8 4.8 1.73
16 Tony Pena 27 0 0 0.00 1 0 1 0 0 0 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0.000 0.0 0.0 0.0 9.0
17 Joel Peralta 32 1 2 .333 5.98 40 0 12 0 0 0 52.2 56 37 35 15 14 0 38 2 0 1 224 1.329 9.6 2.6 2.4 6.5 2.71
18 Ramon Ramirez 26 3 2 .600 2.64 71 0 15 0 0 1 71.2 57 23 21 2 31 6 70 0 1 6 295 1.228 7.2 0.3 3.9 8.8 2.26
19 Carlos Rosa 23 0 0 2.70 2 0 1 0 0 0 3.1 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 12 0.900 8.1 0.0 0.0 8.1
20 Joakim Soria 24 2 3 .400 1.60 63 0 57 0 0 42 67.1 39 13 12 5 19 1 66 6 1 1 260 0.861 5.2 0.7 2.5 8.8 3.47
21 Brett Tomko 35 2 7 .222 6.97 16 10 1 0 0 0 60.2 80 49 47 11 13 0 40 0 0 4 271 1.533 11.9 1.6 1.9 5.9 3.08
22 Kip Wells 31 0 1 .000 8.71 10 0 2 0 0 0 10.1 10 10 10 1 11 0 9 1 0 1 50 2.032 8.7 0.9 9.6 7.8 0.82
23 Yasuhiko Yabuta 35 1 3 .250 4.78 31 0 12 0 0 0 37.2 41 21 20 6 17 0 25 0 0 1 168 1.540 9.8 1.4 4.1 6.0 1.47
23 Players 27.9 75 87 .463 4.48 162 162 160 2 8 44 1445.2 1473 781 720 159 515 15 1085 41 5 68 6214 1.375 9.2 1.0 3.2 6.8 2.11
* - 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
John Buck 107 751 24 8 6 .990 7.24 4 59 12 17%
Miguel Olivo 58 378 32 5 6 .988 7.07 4 19 14 42%
Matt Tupman 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 0 0 0

1B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ross Gload 111 837 43 4 86 .995 7.93
Billy Butler 34 233 9 2 27 .992 7.12
Ryan Shealy 20 155 12 2 18 .988 8.35
Mark Teahen 14 130 10 1 13 .993 10.00
Kila Ka'aihue 4 12 1 0 2 1.000 3.25
Jason Smith 1 2 0 0 0 1.000 2.00

2B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Grudzielanek 85 135 257 4 58 .990 4.61
Alberto Callaspo 46 74 119 0 36 1.000 4.20
Esteban German 35 41 77 3 19 .975 3.37
Mike Aviles 28 26 33 0 5 1.000 2.11
Jason Smith 9 5 16 0 2 1.000 2.33

3B

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Alex Gordon 133 112 230 16 21 .955 2.57
Mark Teahen 19 18 24 3 3 .933 2.21
Mike Aviles 7 3 3 0 0 1.000 0.86
Esteban German 6 2 5 0 2 1.000 1.17
Jason Smith 5 5 1 0 0 1.000 1.20
Alberto Callaspo 1 1 5 0 1 1.000 6.00

SS

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Tony Pena 94 74 180 9 35 .966 2.70
Mike Aviles 91 141 238 10 65 .974 4.16
Alberto Callaspo 18 18 30 2 8 .960 2.67
Esteban German 3 2 4 1 0 .857 2.00

LF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David DeJesus 71 0.00
Jose Guillen 45 0.00
Esteban German 39 0.00
Mark Teahen 31 0.00
Ross Gload 8 0.00
Alberto Callaspo 3 0.00
Joey Gathright 3 0.00
Jason Smith 1 0.00

CF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Joey Gathright 100 0.00
David DeJesus 68 0.00
Mitch Maier 33 0.00
Mark Teahen 1 0.00

RF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Mark Teahen 92 0.00
Jose Guillen 67 0.00
David DeJesus 23 0.00
Mitch Maier 4 0.00
Ross Gload 3 0.00

OF

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
David DeJesus 133 310 3 1 1 .997 2.35
Mark Teahen 119 260 7 2 3 .993 2.24
Jose Guillen 109 204 10 4 2 .982 1.96
Joey Gathright 103 199 5 1 0 .995 1.98
Esteban German 39 54 0 2 0 .964 1.38
Mitch Maier 34 71 0 1 0 .986 2.09
Ross Gload 11 21 0 0 0 1.000 1.91
Alberto Callaspo 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Jason Smith 1 0 0 0 0 0.00

P

Name G CG PO A E DP Fld% RF/G lgCS% PO
Ramon Ramirez 71 2 8 1 1 .909 0.14
Joakim Soria 63 6 6 0 1 1.000 0.19
Ron Mahay 57 0 8 1 1 .889 0.14
Juan Carlos Oviedo 45 1 4 1 0 .833 0.11
Joel Peralta 40 3 2 0 0 1.000 0.13
Jimmy Gobble 39 0 2 0 0 1.000 0.05
Gil Meche 34 6 28 4 1 .895 1.00
Brian Bannister 32 12 28 2 3 .952 1.25
Zack Greinke 32 11 24 1 1 .972 1.09
Yasuhiko Yabuta 31 4 2 1 0 .857 0.19
Luke Hochevar 22 6 11 1 2 .944 0.77
Kyle Davies 21 4 10 1 0 .933 0.67
Brett Tomko 16 2 11 0 0 1.000 0.81
John Bale 13 0 9 0 1 1.000 0.69
Jeff Fulchino 12 0 0 0 0 0.00
Kip Wells 10 0 1 0 0 1.000 0.10
Brandon Duckworth 7 2 5 0 1 1.000 1.00
Devon Lowery 5 0 0 0 0 0.00
Josh Newman 4 1 0 0 0 1.000 0.25
Hideo Nomo 3 0 0 0 0 0.00
Carlos Rosa 2 0 0 0 0 0.00
Neal Musser 1 0 0 0 0 0.00
Tony Pena 1 0 1 0 0 1.000 1.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
Name Age B T Ht Wt DoB Birthplace
Mike Aviles 27 R R 5' 10.0" 205 Mar 13, 1981 New York, NY, US 2008-05-29 2008-09-28
John Bale 34 L L 6' 4.0" 210 May 22, 1974 Cheverly, MD, US 2008-04-04 2008-09-27
Brian Bannister 27 R R 6' 2.0" 202 Feb 28, 1981 Scottsdale, AZ, US 2008-04-02 2008-09-24
John Buck 27 R R 6' 3.0" 245 Jul 7, 1980 Kemmerer, WY, US 2008-03-31 2008-09-28
Billy Butler 22 R R 6' 1.0" 240 Apr 18, 1986 Orange Park, FL, US 2008-03-31 2008-09-28
Alberto Callaspo 25 S R 5' 9.0" 225 Apr 19, 1983 Maracay, Aragua, VE 2008-04-04 2008-09-28
Kyle Davies 24 R R 6' 1.0" 210 Sep 9, 1983 Decatur, GA, US 2008-05-31 2008-09-26
David DeJesus 28 L L 5' 11.0" 190 Dec 20, 1979 Brooklyn, NY, US 2008-03-31 2008-09-24
Brandon Duckworth 32 R R 6' 2.0" 215 Jan 23, 1976 Salt Lake City, UT, US 2008-08-24 2008-09-28
Jeff Fulchino 28 R R 6' 4.0" 270 Nov 26, 1979 Titusville, FL, US 2008-06-08 2008-09-12
Joey Gathright 27 L R 5' 10.0" 175 Apr 27, 1981 Hattiesburg, MS, US 2008-03-31 2008-09-27
Esteban German 30 R R 5' 9.0" 195 Jan 26, 1978 Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal, DO 2008-03-31 2008-09-28
Ross Gload 32 L L 6' 1.0" 190 Apr 5, 1976 Brooklyn, NY, US 2008-03-31 2008-09-18
Jimmy Gobble 26 L L 6' 3.0" 190 Jul 19, 1981 Bristol, TN, US 2008-04-04 2008-09-28
Alex Gordon 24 L R 6' 1.0" 220 Feb 10, 1984 Lincoln, NE, US 2008-03-31 2008-09-28
Zack Greinke 24 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Oct 21, 1983 Orlando, FL, US 2008-04-03 2008-09-23
Mark Grudzielanek 38 R R 6' 1.0" 185 Jun 30, 1970 Milwaukee, WI, US 2008-03-31 2008-08-01
Jose Guillen 32 R R 5' 11.0" 165 May 17, 1976 San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO 2008-03-31 2008-09-28
Luke Hochevar 24 R R 6' 5.0" 225 Sep 15, 1983 Denver, CO, US 2008-04-20 2008-08-19
Kila Ka'aihue 24 L R 6' 4.0" 235 Mar 29, 1984 Kailua, HI, US 2008-09-04 2008-09-28
Devon Lowery 25 L R 6' 1.0" 195 Mar 24, 1983 Lincolnton, NC, US 2008-09-05 2008-09-28
Ron Mahay 37 L L 6' 2.0" 200 Jun 28, 1971 Crestwood, IL, US 2008-04-05 2008-09-28
Mitch Maier 26 L R 6' 3.0" 210 Jun 30, 1982 Petoskey, MI, US 2008-07-24 2008-09-28
Gil Meche 29 R R 6' 3.0" 180 Sep 8, 1978 Lafayette, LA, US 2008-03-31 2008-09-27
Neal Musser 27 L L 6' 1.0" 235 Aug 25, 1980 Lafayette, IN, US 2008-05-29 2008-05-29
Josh Newman 26 L L 6' 1.0" 200 Jun 11, 1982 Portsmouth, OH, US 2008-08-12 2008-08-21
Hideo Nomo 39 R R 6' 2.0" 210 Aug 31, 1968 Osaka, Osaka, JP 2008-04-10 2008-04-18
Miguel Olivo 29 R R 6' 0.0" 230 Jul 15, 1978 Villa Vasquez, Monte Cristi, DO 2008-04-05 2008-09-26
Juan Carlos Oviedo 26 R R 6' 2.0" 195 Mar 15, 1982 Bonao, Monsenor Nouel, DO 2008-03-31 2008-09-28
Tony Pena 27 R R 6' 2.0" 180 Mar 23, 1981 Santiago, Santiago, DO 2008-03-31 2008-09-27
Joel Peralta 32 R R 5' 11.0" 210 Mar 23, 1976 Bonao, Monsenor Nouel, DO 2008-04-18 2008-09-21
Horacio Ramirez 28 L L 6' 1.0" 220 Nov 24, 1979 Carson, CA, US 2008-06-23 2008-08-08
Ramon Ramirez 26 R R 5' 11.0" 200 Aug 31, 1981 Santo Domingo, Distrito Nacional, DO 2008-04-03 2008-09-27
Carlos Rosa 23 R R 6' 1.0" 195 Sep 21, 1984 San Francisco de Macoris, Duarte, DO 2008-06-14 2008-06-20
Ryan Shealy 28 R R 6' 5.0" 240 Aug 29, 1979 Fort Lauderdale, FL, US 2008-09-02 2008-09-28
Jason Smith 30 L R 6' 3.0" 195 Jul 24, 1977 Meridian, MS, US 2008-08-05 2008-09-28
Joakim Soria 24 R R 6' 3.0" 200 May 18, 1984 Monclova, Coahuila, MX 2008-03-31 2008-09-27
Mark Teahen 26 L R 6' 3.0" 230 Sep 6, 1981 Redlands, CA, US 2008-03-31 2008-09-28
Rob Tejeda 26 R R 6' 2.0" 245 Mar 24, 1982 Bani, Peravia, DO 2008-06-28 2008-09-19
Brett Tomko 35 R R 6' 4.0" 220 Apr 7, 1973 Cleveland, OH, US 2008-03-31 2008-06-11
Matt Tupman 28 L R 5' 11.0" 185 Nov 25, 1979 Concord, NH, US 2008-05-18 2008-05-18
Kip Wells 31 R R 6' 3.0" 205 Apr 21, 1977 Houston, TX, US 2008-08-19 2008-09-24
Yasuhiko Yabuta 35 R R 6' 2.0" 190 Jun 19, 1973 Kishiwada, Osaka, JP 2008-04-05 2008-09-26

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