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2009 Kansas City RoyalsPayroll Summary
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Gil Meche earned $11,400,000 for the 2009 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record65-97 (3rd in American League Central)League Rank8thMLB Rank18th
ManagerTrey HillmanGeneral ManagerDayton Moore
CoachesJohn Gibbons (Bench Coach), Rusty Kuntz (First Base Coach), Bob McClure (Pitching Coach), John Mizerock (Bullpen Coach), Dave Owen (Third Base Coach), Kevin Seitzer (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAaron Crow (#12)
Payroll$70,519,333 (Rank: 21st)
Attendance1,797,887 (Rank: 25th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 64-80 ... Northwest Arkansas Naturals (AA) 73-67 ... Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+) 84-55 ... Burlington Bees (A) 64-75 ... Arizona Royals (Rk) 20-35 ... Idaho Falls Chukars (Rk) 43-31 ... Burlington Royals (Rk) 24-44 ...
Years Available1969-2018

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Payroll Data for 2009 Kansas City Royals

TopPREV  NEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Josh AndersonOF6-2 195 L-R 1982-08-10 26Somerset,Kentucky MLB2001-20102007-2009
2003- 4- 119-HOU
400,00072436  
Mike Aviles3B-SS5-9 195 R-R 1981-03-13 28New York,New York MLB2000-20172008-2017
2003- 7- 192-KCA
424,50057924Free Agent  
John BaleP6-4 220 L-L 1974-05-22 35Cheverly,Maryland MLB1996-20111999-2009
1996- 5- 129-TOR
1,200,00040018  
Brian BannisterP6-1 207 R-R 1981-02-28 28Scottsdale,Arizona MLB2000-20102006-2010
2003- 7- 199-NYN
400,00072437  
Yuniesky Betancourt1B-3B5-10 190 R-R 1982-01-31 27Santa Clara,Cuba MLB2005-20172005-2013
2005-   UDFA-SEA
2,300,00030213International  
Willie Bloomquist2B-SS5-11 185 R-R 1977-11-27 31Bremerton,Washington MLB1997-20152002-2015
1999- 3-  95-SEA
1,400,00037516Retired  
John BuckC6-3 210 R-R 1980-07-07 28Kemmerer,Wyoming MLB1998-20142004-2014
1998- 7- 212-HOU
2,900,00025811Retired  
Billy ButlerDH6-2 225 R-R 1986-04-18 23Orange Park,Florida MLB2004-20162007-2016
2004- 1-  14-KCA
421,00058725Free Agent  
Alberto Callaspo3B5-10 180 R-R 1983-04-19 26Maracay,Venezuela MLB2002-20172006-2015
2001-   UDFA-ANA
415,50060726Free Agent  
Bruce ChenP6-1 180 B-L 1977-06-19 32Panama City,Panama MLB1994-20151998-2015
1993-   UDFA-ATL
400,00072430Retired  
Roman ColonP6-3 170 R-R 1979-08-13 29Monte Cristi,Dom Rep MLB1997-20132004-2012
1995-   UDFA-ATL
400,00072431Free Agent  
Coco CrispCF6-0 185 B-R 1979-11-01 29Los Angeles,California MLB1999-20162002-2016
1999- 7- 222-SLN
6,083,3331513Free Agent  
Juan CruzP6-2 155 R-R 1978-10-15 30Bonao,Dom Rep MLB1998-20122001-2012
1997-   UDFA-CHN
2,250,00030614Free Agent  
Kyle DaviesP6-2 190 R-R 1983-09-09 25Decatur,Georgia MLB2001-20162005-2015
2001- 4- 135-ATL
1,300,00038417International  
David DeJesusCF6-0 175 L-L 1979-12-20 29Brooklyn,New York MLB1998-20152003-2015
2000- 4- 104-KCA
3,600,0002258Free Agent  
Lenny DiNardoP6-4 190 L-L 1979-09-09 29Miami,Florida MLB1999-20132004-2009
2001- 3- 102-NYN
400,00072432  
Kyle FarnsworthP6-4 215 R-R 1976-04-14 33Wichita,Kansas MLB1994-20161999-2014
1994-47-1290-CHN
4,250,0001994MinorsHouston Astros (MLB)
Ryan FreelCF-3B5-10 185 R-R 1976-03-08 33Jacksonville,Florida MLB1995-20102001-2009
1995-10- 272-TOR
4,000,0002046  
Alex GordonLF6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 25Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018
2005- 1-   2-KCA
457,00051721ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Zack GreinkeP6-2 190 R-R 1983-10-21 25Orlando,Florida MLB2002-20182004-2018
2002- 1-   6-KCA
3,750,0002157ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Jose GuillenRF-LF5-11 195 R-R 1976-05-17 33San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1994-20101997-2010
1992-   UDFA-PIT
12,000,000551  
Luis Hernandez2B5-10 140 B-R 1984-06-26 25Quibor,Venezuela MLB2002-20172007-2012
2000-   UDFA-ATL
400,00072433Free Agent  
Luke HochevarP6-5 205 R-R 1983-09-15 25Fowler,Colorado MLB2003-20162007-2016
2006- 1-   1-KCA
400,00072441Free Agent  
Dusty HughesP5-9 195 L-L 1982-06-29 27Tupelo,Mississippi MLB2001-20132009-2011
2003-11- 312-KCA
400,00072438Free Agent  
Tug Hulett3B5-10 175 L-R 1983-02-28 26Springfield,Illinois MLB2002-20122008-2009
2004-14- 411-TEX
400,00072439Free Agent  
Mike Jacobs1B6-2 200 L-R 1980-10-30 28Chula Vista,California MLB1999-20162005-2012
1999-38-1156-NYN
3,275,00024210Free Agent  
Anthony LerewP6-3 210 L-R 1982-10-28 26Carlisle,Pennsylvania MLB2001-20152005-2010
2001-11- 345-ATL
400,00072434Free Agent  
Ron MahayP6-2 190 L-L 1971-06-28 38Crestwood,Illinois MLB1991-20121995-2010
1991-18- 486-BOS
4,000,0002045Retired  
Mitch MaierOF6-2 195 L-R 1982-06-30 27Petoskey,Michigan MLB2001-20142006-2012
2003- 1-  30-KCA
400,00072440Free Agent  
Victor MarteP6-2 190 R-R 1980-11-08 28Puerto Plata,Dom Rep MLB1977-20152009-2013
2000-   UDFA-KCA
400,00072443Free Agent  
Gil MecheP6-3 180 R-R 1978-09-08 30Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1996-20101999-2010
1996- 1-  22-SEA
11,400,000692  
Miguel OlivoC6-0 180 R-R 1978-07-15 30Villa Vasquez,Dom Rep MLB1998-20172002-2014
1996-   UDFA-OAK
2,700,00027112Free Agent  
Brayan PenaC5-11 210 B-R 1982-01-07 27Havana,Cuba MLB2001-20172005-2016
2000-   UDFA-ATL
405,00067027Free Agent  
Tony PenaP6-1 160 R-R 1981-03-23 28Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2000-20172006-2009
1999-   UDFA-ATL
425,00057223MinorsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Sidney PonsonP6-1 225 R-R 1976-11-02 32Oranjestad,Aruba MLB1994-20101998-2009
1993-   UDFA-BAL
400,00072429  
Horacio RamirezP6-1 170 L-L 1979-11-24 29Carson,California MLB1997-20172003-2011
1997- 5- 172-ATL
1,800,00034215Free Agent  
Carlos RosaP6-0 160 R-R 1984-09-21 24San Francisco de Macoris,Dom Rep MLB2002-20162008-2010
2001-   UDFA-KCA
400,00072435  
Joakim SoriaP6-3 180 R-R 1984-05-18 25Monclova,Mexico MLB2002-20182007-2018
2001-   UDFA-LAN
1,000,00041319ActiveChicago White Sox (MLB)
Mark Teahen3B-OF6-3 210 L-R 1981-09-06 27Redlands,California MLB2000-20132005-2011
2002- 1-  39-OAK
3,575,0002279Retired  
Robinson TejedaP6-3 188 R-R 1982-03-24 27Bani,Dom Rep MLB1999-20152005-2011
1998-   UDFA-PHI
437,00054522Free Agent  
Doug WaechterP6-4 200 R-R 1981-01-28 28St. Petersburg,Florida MLB1999-20092003-2009
1999- 3-  85-TBA
640,00047620  
Jamey WrightP6-5 221 R-R 1974-02-24 35Oklahoma City,Oklahoma MLB1993-20141996-2014
1993- 1-  28-COL
400,00072428Retired  
Yasuhiko YabutaP6-1 187 R-R 1973-06-19 36Osaka,Japan MLB1996-20122008-2009
2007-   UDFA-KCA
400,00072442