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2010 Kansas City Royals

Roster (40-man)

Franchise Encyclopedia: 2009 / 2011

67-95, Finished 5th in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Trey Hillman (12-23) and Ned Yost (55-72)
GM: Dayton Moore, Farm Dir: J.J. Picollo, Scouting Dir: J.J. Picollo
Scored 676 runs, Allowed 845 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 65-97

Ballparks: Kauffman Stadium · Attendance: 1,615,327 (11th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 99, Pitching - 101 · one-year: Batting - 97, Pitching - 99

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2009 / 2011 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Rick Ankiel 30 L L 6' 1" 210 Jul 19, 1979 8 27 23 27 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 25 0 2 0 0.3 $2,750,000
Mike Aviles 29 R R 5' 10" 205 Mar 13, 1981 3 110 102 110 103 0 0 0 87 5 13 0 0 0 0 2 4 3 1.5 $429,000
Brian Bannister 29 R R 6' 2" 202 Feb 28, 1981 5 24 23 3 24 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $2,300,000
Yuniesky Betancourt 28 R R 5' 10" 205 Jan 31, 1982 6 151 151 151 151 0 0 0 0 0 151 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9 $3,300,000
Wilson Betemit 28 B R 6' 2" 220 Nov 2, 1981 8 84 71 84 61 0 0 5 2 53 0 2 0 0 2 15 10 1 1.1
Gregor Blanco 26 L L 5' 11" 175 Dec 24, 1983 3 49 44 49 44 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 40 3 44 1 3 2 0.7
Willie Bloomquist 32 R R 5' 11" 190 Nov 27, 1977 9 72 41 72 51 0 0 3 4 11 1 6 8 22 36 11 8 17 -0.8 $1,700,000
Bryan Bullington 29 R R 6' 4" 210 Sep 30, 1980 5 13 5 0 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Billy Butler 24 R R 6' 1" 240 Apr 18, 1986 4 158 157 158 127 0 0 127 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31 1 0 3.2 $470,000
Alberto Callaspo 27 B R 5' 9" 225 Apr 19, 1983 5 88 88 88 87 0 0 0 11 76 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1.0 $460,000
Jesse Chavez 26 R R 6' 2" 160 Aug 21, 1983 3 23 0 0 23 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
Bruce Chen 33 L L 6' 2" 215 Jun 19, 1977 12 33 23 1 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.0
Roman Colon 30 R R 6' 5" 245 Aug 13, 1979 5 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2 $665,000
Juan Cruz 31 R R 6' 2" 170 Oct 15, 1978 10 5 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2 $3,250,000
Kyle Davies 26 R R 6' 1" 210 Sep 9, 1983 6 32 32 2 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 $1,800,000
David DeJesus 30 L L 5' 11" 190 Dec 20, 1979 8 91 89 91 88 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 19 70 91 2 1 1 1.9 $4,700,000
Jarrod Dyson 25 L R 5' 10" 160 Aug 15, 1984 1st 18 14 18 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 0 15 1 1 2 0.8
Kyle Farnsworth 34 R R 6' 4" 230 Apr 14, 1976 12 37 0 2 37 37 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.5 $4,500,000
Josh Fields 27 R R 6' 2" 225 Dec 14, 1982 5 13 12 13 12 0 0 0 0 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 $422,000
Chris Getz 26 L R 6' 0" 185 Aug 30, 1983 3 72 60 72 66 0 0 0 64 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 0.3 $414,500
Alex Gordon 26 L R 6' 1" 220 Feb 10, 1984 4 74 68 74 69 0 0 1 0 10 0 55 0 3 58 2 3 3 -0.5 $1,150,000
Zack Greinke 26 R R 6' 2" 195 Oct 21, 1983 7 33 33 2 33 33 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.3 $7,250,000
Jose Guillen 34 R R 5' 11" 165 May 17, 1976 14 106 105 106 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22 22 84 1 0 0.2 $12,000,000
Luke Hochevar 26 R R 6' 5" 225 Sep 15, 1983 4 18 17 1 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $1,760,000
Greg Holland 24 R R 5' 10" 205 Nov 20, 1985 1st 15 0 0 15 15 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.2
Dusty Hughes 28 L L 5' 10" 190 Jun 29, 1982 2 57 0 4 57 57 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.8 $400,500
Philip Humber 27 R R 6' 3" 210 Dec 21, 1982 5 8 1 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5
Kila Ka'aihue 26 L R 6' 4" 235 Mar 29, 1984 2 52 47 52 34 0 0 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 3 0 0.1
Jason Kendall 36 R R 6' 0" 181 Jun 26, 1974 15 118 118 118 118 0 118 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $2,250,000
Anthony Lerew 27 L R 6' 4" 225 Oct 28, 1982 5 6 6 1 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7
Mitch Maier 28 L R 6' 3" 210 Jun 30, 1982 4 117 103 117 114 0 0 1 0 0 0 8 65 43 116 1 4 2 0.8
Victor Marte 29 R R 6' 2" 260 Nov 8, 1980 2 22 0 3 22 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.9
Lucas May 25 R R 6' 0" 200 Oct 24, 1984 1st 12 10 12 10 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 -0.4
Gil Meche 31 R R 6' 3" 180 Sep 8, 1978 10 20 9 0 20 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1 $12,400,000
Luis Mendoza 26 R R 6' 3" 245 Oct 31, 1983 4 4 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.7 $406,210
Jai Miller 25 R R 6' 3" 200 Jan 17, 1985 2 20 15 20 19 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 16 19 1 2 1 -0.2
Sean O'Sullivan 22 R R 6' 1" 240 Sep 1, 1987 2 14 13 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.0
John Parrish 32 L L 5' 11" 180 Nov 26, 1977 8 9 0 0 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3 $600,000
Brayan Pena 28 B R 5' 9" 230 Jan 7, 1982 6 60 37 60 47 0 47 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 16 2 0.4 $428,000
Scott Podsednik 34 L L 6' 0" 185 Mar 18, 1976 10 95 94 95 92 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 1 0 93 2 1 0 0.1 $1,650,000
Josh Rupe 27 R R 6' 3" 210 Aug 18, 1982 5 11 0 0 11 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Joakim Soria 26 R R 6' 3" 200 May 18, 1984 4 66 0 2 66 66 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.7 $3,000,000 All-Star
Rob Tejeda 28 R R 6' 2" 245 Mar 24, 1982 6 54 0 5 54 54 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.2 $950,000
Kanekoa Texeira 24 R R 6' 2" 190 Feb 6, 1986 1st 27 0 4 27 27 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.3
Brad Thompson 28 R R 6' 1" 190 Jan 31, 1982 6 16 0 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.4
Blake Wood 24 R R 6' 5" 240 Aug 8, 1985 1st 51 0 3 51 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1
Age B T Ht Wt DoB Yrs G GS Batting Defense P C 1B 2B 3B SS LF CF RF OF DH PH PR WAR Salary
Primary salary Data (about) courtesy Doug Pappas, and the Society for American Baseball Research.
Additional 1915-1969 salaries researched via Baseball Hall of Fame contract archives by Dr. Michael Haupert of UW-LaCrosse.
Salaries for mid-season call-ups or traded players may not be shown.
Salaries converted to alternate years using Consumer Price Index (CPI) data courtesy of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Board.

2009 / 2011 Roster (40-man)