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2012 Kansas City Royals

Roster (40-man)

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72-90, Finished 3rd in AL Central (Schedule and Results)
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Manager: Ned Yost (72-90)
GM: Dayton Moore, Farm Dir: Scott Sharp, Scouting Dir: Lonnie Goldberg
Scored 676 runs, Allowed 746 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 74-88

Ballparks: Kauffman Stadium · Attendance: 1,739,859 (10th of 14)
Park Factors  Over 100 favors batters, under 100 favors pitchers.
  multi-year:
Batting - 102, Pitching - 102 · one-year: Batting - 100, Pitching - 100

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2011 / 2013 Roster (40-man)

Team Roster & Games By Position

Name 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
Tony Abreu 27 B R 5' 10" 200 Nov 13, 1984 4 22 18 22 19 0 0 0 11 6 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 -0.2
Nathan Adcock 24 R R 6' 4" 235 Feb 25, 1988 2 12 2 3 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.6
Yuniesky Betancourt 30 R R 5' 10" 205 Jan 31, 1982 8 57 51 57 53 0 0 0 46 8 1 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 -1.1 $2,000,000
Jason Bourgeois 30 R R 5' 9" 190 Jan 4, 1982 5 30 16 30 24 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 23 0 25 4 7 6 -0.6 $488,000
Jonathan Broxton 28 R R 6' 4" 295 Jun 16, 1984 8 35 0 4 35 35 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.1 $4,000,000
Francisley Bueno 31 L L 5' 11" 205 Mar 5, 1981 2 18 0 0 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.7
Billy Butler 26 R R 6' 1" 240 Apr 18, 1986 6 161 158 161 20 0 0 20 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 138 3 0 3.1 $8,000,000 All-Star
Lorenzo Cain 26 R R 6' 2" 205 Apr 13, 1986 3 61 55 61 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 50 9 60 1 4 1 2.0 $480,850
Bruce Chen 35 L L 6' 2" 215 Jun 19, 1977 14 35 34 4 34 34 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 $4,500,000
Louis Coleman 26 R R 6' 4" 205 Apr 4, 1986 2 42 0 3 42 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.5 $491,750
Tim Collins 22 L L 5' 7" 170 Aug 21, 1989 2 72 0 3 72 72 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.0 $495,725
Roman Colon 32 R R 6' 5" 245 Aug 13, 1979 6 3 0 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Aaron Crow 25 R R 6' 3" 195 Nov 10, 1986 2 73 0 4 73 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $1,000,000
Danny Duffy 23 L L 6' 3" 205 Dec 21, 1988 2 6 6 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.4 $487,750
Jarrod Dyson 27 L R 5' 10" 160 Aug 15, 1984 3 102 81 102 88 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 88 0 88 7 3 13 1.6
Alcides Escobar 25 R R 6' 1" 185 Dec 16, 1986 5 155 155 155 155 0 0 0 0 0 155 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.4 $1,000,000
Irving Falu 29 B R 5' 10" 180 Jun 6, 1983 1st 24 19 24 24 0 0 0 14 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.6
Jeff Francoeur 28 R R 6' 4" 220 Jan 8, 1984 8 148 146 148 147 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 145 148 1 1 1 -2.5 $6,000,000
Chris Getz 28 L R 6' 0" 185 Aug 30, 1983 5 64 55 64 61 0 0 0 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0.5 $967,500
Johnny Giavotella 24 R R 5' 8" 185 Jul 10, 1987 2 53 46 53 45 0 0 0 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 0 -0.5 $483,600
Alex Gordon 28 L R 6' 1" 220 Feb 10, 1984 6 161 159 161 160 0 0 0 0 0 0 160 0 0 160 0 1 0 6.3 $6,000,000
Jeremy Guthrie 33 R R 6' 1" 205 Apr 8, 1979 9 14 14 0 14 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.1
Kelvin Herrera 22 R R 5' 10" 200 Dec 31, 1989 2 76 0 4 76 76 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2.5 $480,650
Luke Hochevar 28 R R 6' 5" 225 Sep 15, 1983 6 32 32 2 32 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.3 $3,510,000
Greg Holland 26 R R 5' 10" 205 Nov 20, 1985 3 67 0 5 67 67 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.8 $497,150
Eric Hosmer 22 L L 6' 4" 225 Oct 24, 1989 2 152 144 152 150 0 0 148 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 1 1 -0.4 $502,500
Tommy Hottovy 30 L L 6' 1" 205 Jul 9, 1981 2 9 0 0 9 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.2
Jeremy Jeffress 24 R R 6' 1" 205 Sep 21, 1987 3 13 0 0 13 13 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.5
David Lough 26 L L 5' 11" 180 Jan 20, 1986 1st 20 14 20 17 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 12 5 18 0 4 0 -0.0
Mitch Maier 30 L R 6' 3" 210 Jun 30, 1982 6 32 15 32 22 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 6 22 5 7 5 -0.8 $865,000
Vin Mazzaro 25 R R 6' 2" 220 Sep 27, 1986 4 18 6 2 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.1
Luis Mendoza 28 R R 6' 3" 245 Oct 31, 1983 6 30 25 1 30 30 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.6 $488,925
Jose Mijares 27 L L 5' 11" 265 Oct 29, 1984 5 51 0 3 51 51 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.9 $925,000
Adam Moore 28 R R 6' 3" 220 May 8, 1984 4 4 3 4 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 -0.0
Mike Moustakas 23 L R 6' 0" 195 Sep 11, 1988 2 149 147 149 149 0 0 0 0 149 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3.1 $487,250
Jake Odorizzi 22 R R 6' 2" 185 Mar 27, 1990 1st 2 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Felipe Paulino 28 R R 6' 3" 270 Oct 5, 1983 5 7 7 0 7 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1.9 $1,900,000
Brayan Pena 30 B R 5' 9" 230 Jan 7, 1982 8 68 52 68 55 0 52 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 -0.4 $875,000
Salvador Perez 22 R R 6' 3" 240 May 10, 1990 2 76 75 76 74 0 74 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2.9 $750,000
Manny Pina 25 R R 6' 0" 215 Jun 5, 1987 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 -0.1 $480,425
Humberto Quintero 32 R R 5' 9" 215 Aug 2, 1979 10 43 40 43 43 0 43 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0.4 $1,000,000
Clint Robinson 27 L L 6' 5" 225 Feb 16, 1985 1st 4 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 -0.1
Jonathan Sanchez 29 L L 6' 0" 200 Nov 19, 1982 7 12 12 1 12 12 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1.3 $5,600,000
Will Smith 22 R L 6' 5" 250 Jul 10, 1989 1st 16 16 0 16 16 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
Everett Teaford 28 L L 6' 0" 160 May 15, 1984 2 18 5 0 18 18 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.1 $488,000
Ryan Verdugo 25 L L 6' 0" 205 Apr 10, 1987 1st 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -0.3
Name 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.

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