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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
RkNameAgeGPAABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOBAOBPSLGOPSTBGDPHBPSHSFIBB
1Mike Aviles27102441419681362741051831858.325.354.480.833201122024
2Brian Bannister2732540100000000.250.250.250.500100100
3John Buck271094183704883231948033896.224.304.365.669135126042
4Billy Butler22124478443441222201155013357.275.324.400.724177230020
5Alberto Callaspo#2574234213216583016211914.305.361.371.7317960110
6Kyle Davies2421320000000001.000.000.000.000000100
7David DeJesus*281355775187015925712731184671.307.366.452.818234105443
8Joey Gathright*271053152794171310222142040.254.311.272.58476341020
9Esteban German30892422163053143022731842.245.303.338.6407351431
10Ross Gload*3212241838846106181337342339.273.317.348.664135123134
11Alex Gordon*241345714937212835116599266120.260.351.432.78321386155
12Zack Greinke2432870210000001.286.286.429.714310100
13Mark Grudzielanek38863603313699240324211941.299.345.399.74313285321
14Jose Guillen321536335986615842120972123106.264.300.438.738262239033
15Luke Hochevar2422430000000003.000.000.000.000000100
16Kila Ka'aihue*241224214600110032.286.375.429.804900000
17Mitch Maier*26349791926110902218.286.316.319.6342932200
18Gil Meche2934441100010001.250.250.250.500100000
19Miguel Olivo29843173062978220124170782.255.278.444.72213663012
20Tony Pena279523522522384111431649.169.189.209.3984740222
21Ryan Shealy2820797312221072000519.301.354.603.9574421000
22Jason Smith*3022282866200101012.214.214.286.500800000
23Mark Teahen*261496235726614631415594346131.255.313.402.71523063024
24Brett Tomko3516330000000002.000.000.000.000000000
25Matt Tupman*2811101000000001.0001.0001.0002.000100000
25 Players28.01626118560869115073032812065079383921005.269.320.397.717222614450323631
* - 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
RkNameAgeWLW-L%ERAGGSGFCGSHOSVIPHRERHRBBIBBSOHBPBKWPBFWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9SO/W
1John Bale*3403.0004.39133100026.2291313160140011101.3129.80.32.04.72.33
2Brian Bannister27916.3605.7632320100182.2215127117295811137178111.49510.61.42.95.61.95
3Kyle Davies2497.5634.0621210000113.0121575110430712184871.4519.60.83.45.71.65
4Brandon Duckworth3233.5004.5077000038.03820192190203001671.5009.00.54.54.71.05
5Jeff Fulchino2801.0009.00120700014.021151428012101722.07113.51.35.17.71.50
6Jimmy Gobble*2602.0008.813901000131.23931315231272061591.95811.11.46.57.71.17
7Zack Greinke241310.5653.4732320100202.12028778215611834188511.2759.00.92.58.13.27
8Luke Hochevar24612.3335.5122220000129.0143847912471725075661.47310.00.83.35.01.53
9Devon Lowery250010.385020004.16552206000211.84612.54.24.212.53.00
10Ron Mahay*37501.0003.48570300064.26127256290491012781.3928.50.84.06.81.69
11Gil Meche291411.5603.9834340000210.12049893197321830058861.3178.70.83.17.82.51
12Neal Musser*27000.001010001.0000010000031.0000.00.09.00.00.00
13Josh Newman*26007.714030007.010961602000352.28612.91.37.72.60.33
14Hideo Nomo390018.693020004.110993403001273.23120.86.28.36.20.75
15Juan Carlos Oviedo2641.8002.984501200048.14519162152264032051.2418.40.42.84.81.73
16Tony Pena27000.001010001.0000000100030.0000.00.00.09.0
17Joel Peralta3212.3335.984001200052.256373515140382012241.3299.62.62.46.52.71
18Ramon Ramirez2632.6002.647101500171.25723212316700162951.2287.20.33.98.82.26
19Carlos Rosa23002.702010003.13110003000120.9008.10.00.08.1
20Joakim Soria2423.4001.6063057004267.13913125191666112600.8615.20.72.58.83.47
21Brett Tomko3527.2226.971610100060.280494711130400042711.53311.91.61.95.93.08
22Kip Wells3101.0008.71100200010.110101011109101502.0328.70.99.67.80.82
23Yasuhiko Yabuta3513.2504.783101200037.24121206170250011681.5409.81.44.16.01.47
23 Players27.97587.4634.4816216216028441445.214737817201595151510854156862141.3759.21.03.26.82.11
* - 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

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GPBSBCSCS%lgCS%PO
John Buck1077512486.9907.244591217%
Miguel Olivo583783256.9887.074191442%
Matt Tupman100000.00000

1B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ross Gload11183743486.9957.93
Billy Butler342339227.9927.12
Ryan Shealy2015512218.9888.35
Mark Teahen1413010113.99310.00
Kila Ka'aihue4121021.0003.25
Jason Smith120001.0002.00

2B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Mark Grudzielanek85135257458.9904.61
Alberto Callaspo46741190361.0004.20
Esteban German354177319.9753.37
Mike Aviles282633051.0002.11
Jason Smith9516021.0002.33

3B

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Alex Gordon1331122301621.9552.57
Mark Teahen19182433.9332.21
Mike Aviles733001.0000.86
Esteban German625021.0001.17
Jason Smith551001.0001.20
Alberto Callaspo115011.0006.00

SS

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Tony Pena9474180935.9662.70
Mike Aviles911412381065.9744.16
Alberto Callaspo18183028.9602.67
Esteban German32410.8572.00

LF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
David DeJesus710.00
Jose Guillen450.00
Esteban German390.00
Mark Teahen310.00
Ross Gload80.00
Alberto Callaspo30.00
Joey Gathright30.00
Jason Smith10.00

CF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Joey Gathright1000.00
David DeJesus680.00
Mitch Maier330.00
Mark Teahen10.00

RF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Mark Teahen920.00
Jose Guillen670.00
David DeJesus230.00
Mitch Maier40.00
Ross Gload30.00

OF

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
David DeJesus133310311.9972.35
Mark Teahen119260723.9932.24
Jose Guillen1092041042.9821.96
Joey Gathright103199510.9951.98
Esteban German3954020.9641.38
Mitch Maier3471010.9862.09
Ross Gload11210001.0001.91
Alberto Callaspo300000.00
Jason Smith100000.00

P

NameGCGPOAEDPFld%RF/GlgCS%PO
Ramon Ramirez712811.9090.14
Joakim Soria6366011.0000.19
Ron Mahay570811.8890.14
Juan Carlos Oviedo451410.8330.11
Joel Peralta4032001.0000.13
Jimmy Gobble3902001.0000.05
Gil Meche3462841.8951.00
Brian Bannister32122823.9521.25
Zack Greinke32112411.9721.09
Yasuhiko Yabuta314210.8570.19
Luke Hochevar2261112.9440.77
Kyle Davies2141010.9330.67
Brett Tomko16211001.0000.81
John Bale1309011.0000.69
Jeff Fulchino1200000.00
Kip Wells1001001.0000.10
Brandon Duckworth725011.0001.00
Devon Lowery500000.00
Josh Newman410001.0000.25
Hideo Nomo300000.00
Carlos Rosa200000.00
Neal Musser100000.00
Tony Pena101001.0001.00

Team Roster

Bold indicates they played in the majors
NameAgeBTHtWtDoBBirthplace
Mike Aviles27RR5' 10.0"205Mar 13, 1981New York, NY, US2008-05-292008-09-28
John Bale34LL6' 4.0"210May 22, 1974Cheverly, MD, US2008-04-042008-09-27
Brian Bannister27RR6' 2.0"202Feb 28, 1981Scottsdale, AZ, US2008-04-022008-09-24
John Buck27RR6' 3.0"245Jul 7, 1980Kemmerer, WY, US2008-03-312008-09-28
Billy Butler22RR6' 1.0"240Apr 18, 1986Orange Park, FL, US2008-03-312008-09-28
Alberto Callaspo25SR5' 9.0"225Apr 19, 1983Maracay, Aragua, VE2008-04-042008-09-28
Kyle Davies24RR6' 1.0"210Sep 9, 1983Decatur, GA, US2008-05-312008-09-26
David DeJesus28LL5' 11.0"190Dec 20, 1979Brooklyn, NY, US2008-03-312008-09-24
Brandon Duckworth32RR6' 2.0"215Jan 23, 1976Salt Lake City, UT, US2008-08-242008-09-28
Jeff Fulchino28RR6' 4.0"270Nov 26, 1979Titusville, FL, US2008-06-082008-09-12
Joey Gathright27LR5' 10.0"175Apr 27, 1981Hattiesburg, MS, US2008-03-312008-09-27
Esteban German30RR5' 9.0"195Jan 26, 1978Bajos de Haina, San Cristobal, DO2008-03-312008-09-28
Ross Gload32LL6' 1.0"190Apr 5, 1976Brooklyn, NY, US2008-03-312008-09-18
Jimmy Gobble26LL6' 3.0"190Jul 19, 1981Bristol, TN, US2008-04-042008-09-28
Alex Gordon24LR6' 1.0"220Feb 10, 1984Lincoln, NE, US2008-03-312008-09-28
Zack Greinke24RR6' 0.0"195Oct 21, 1983Orlando, FL, US2008-04-032008-09-23
Mark Grudzielanek38RR6' 1.0"185Jun 30, 1970Milwaukee, WI, US2008-03-312008-08-01
Jose Guillen32RR5' 11.0"165May 17, 1976San Cristobal, San Cristobal, DO2008-03-312008-09-28
Luke Hochevar24RR6' 5.0"225Sep 15, 1983Denver, CO, US2008-04-202008-08-19
Kila Ka'aihue24LR6' 4.0"240Mar 29, 1984Kailua, HI, US2008-09-042008-09-28
Devon Lowery25LR6' 1.0"195Mar 24, 1983Lincolnton, NC, US2008-09-052008-09-28
Ron Mahay37LL6' 2.0"200Jun 28, 1971Crestwood, IL, US2008-04-052008-09-28
Mitch Maier26LR6' 3.0"210Jun 30, 1982Petoskey, MI, US2008-07-242008-09-28
Gil Meche29RR6' 3.0"180Sep 8, 1978Lafayette, LA, US2008-03-312008-09-27
Neal Musser27LL6' 1.0"235Aug 25, 1980Lafayette, IN, US2008-05-292008-05-29
Josh Newman26LL6' 1.0"200Jun 11, 1982Portsmouth, OH, US2008-08-122008-08-21
Hideo Nomo39RR6' 2.0"210Aug 31, 1968Osaka, Osaka, JP2008-04-102008-04-18
Miguel Olivo29RR6' 0.0"230Jul 15, 1978Villa Vasquez, Monte Cristi, DO2008-04-052008-09-26
Juan Carlos Oviedo26RR6' 2.0"195Mar 15, 1982Bonao, Monsenor Nouel, DO2008-03-312008-09-28
Tony Pena27RR6' 2.0"180Mar 23, 1981Santiago, Santiago, DO2008-03-312008-09-27
Joel Peralta32RR5' 10.0"210Mar 23, 1976Bonao, Monsenor Nouel, DO2008-04-182008-09-21
Horacio Ramirez28LL6' 1.0"220Nov 24, 1979Carson, CA, US2008-06-232008-08-08
Ramon Ramirez26RR5' 11.0"200Aug 31, 1981Santiago, DO2008-04-032008-09-27
Carlos Rosa23RR6' 1.0"195Sep 21, 1984San Francisco de Macoris, Duarte, DO2008-06-142008-06-20
Ryan Shealy28RR6' 5.0"240Aug 29, 1979Fort Lauderdale, FL, US2008-09-022008-09-28
Jason Smith30LR6' 3.0"195Jul 24, 1977Meridian, MS, US2008-08-052008-09-28
Joakim Soria24RR6' 3.0"200May 18, 1984Monclova, Coahuila, MX2008-03-312008-09-27
Mark Teahen26LR6' 3.0"230Sep 6, 1981Redlands, CA, US2008-03-312008-09-28
Rob Tejeda26RR6' 2.0"245Mar 24, 1982Bani, Peravia, DO2008-06-282008-09-19
Brett Tomko35RR6' 4.0"220Apr 7, 1973Cleveland, OH, US2008-03-312008-06-11
Matt Tupman28LR5' 11.0"185Nov 25, 1979Concord, NH, US2008-05-182008-05-18
Kip Wells31RR6' 3.0"205Apr 21, 1977Houston, TX, US2008-08-192008-09-24
Yasuhiko Yabuta35RR6' 2.0"190Jun 19, 1973Kishiwada, Osaka, JP2008-04-052008-09-26

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