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2002 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  62-100   .383
Result:   4th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Tony Pena, Tony Muser, John Mizerock
General Manager:   Allard Baird
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,323,036
Payroll:  $47,257,000
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Roberto Hernandez (37)
Youngest Player:  Miguel Asencio (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Sweeney (8)
Top Hitter:  Carlos Beltran (10)
Top Pitcher:  Paul Byrd (6)
Top Draft Pick:  Zack Greinke (#6)

Roster Continuity:  80.40%
Top Prospect:   Angel Berroa
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Minnesota9467.584--
Chi White Sox8181.50013.5
Cleveland7488.45720.5
KC Royals62100.38332.5
Detroit55106.34239.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
48Jeremy AffeldtPMLB6-4185LeftLeft6/5/197923Phoenix,Arizona1997391KCA

12Luis Alicea2BMLB5-9176BothRight7/29/196536Santurce,Puerto Rico2000391158DET
53Miguel AsencioPMLB6-2190RightRight9/29/198021Villa Mella,Dominican Republic1998UDFA PHI
26Jeff AustinPMLB6-0185RightRight10/19/197625San Bernardino,California199814KCA
58Cory BaileyPMLB6-1210RightRight1/24/197131Marion,Illinois199115409BOS
15Carlos BeltranRFMLB6-1190BothRight4/24/197725Manati,Puerto Rico1995249KCA
30Brandon BergerRF-LFMLB5-11200RightRight2/21/197527Covington,Kentucky199614409KCA
4Angel BerroaSS-2BMLB6-0175RightRight1/27/198022Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1997UDFA OAK
22Juan BritoCMLB5-11205RightRight11/7/197922Santiago,Dominican Republic1996UDFA KCA
27Dee BrownLFMLB6-0215LeftRight3/27/197824Bronx,New York1996114KCA
35Ryan BukvichPMLB6-2250RightRight5/13/197824Naperville,Illinois200011314KCA
36Paul ByrdPMLB6-1184RightRight12/3/197031Louisville,Kentucky19914113CLE
50Mike CarusoSSMLB6-1172LeftRight5/27/197725Queens,New York1996242SFN
33Chad DurbinPMLB6-1175RightRight12/3/197724Spring Valley,Illinois1996379KCA
3Carlos Febles2BMLB5-11185RightRight5/24/197626El Seybo,Dominican Republic1993UDFA KCA
56Nate FieldPMLB6-2200RightRight12/11/197526Denver,Colorado1998UDFA MON
32Chris GeorgePMLB6-1165LeftLeft9/16/197922Houston,Texas1998131KCA
9Alexis GomezRF-LFMLB6-2160LeftLeft8/8/197823Loma de Cabrera,Dominican Republic1997UDFA KCA
38Jason GrimsleyPMLB6-3180RightRight8/7/196734Burr Ridge,Illinois198510252PHI
45Aaron GuielRF-LFMLB5-10200LeftRight10/5/197229Vancouver,British Columbia199221580CAL
39Roberto HernandezPMLB6-4235RightRight11/11/196437Santurce,Puerto Rico1986116CAL
40Runelvys HernandezPMLB6-1205RightRight9/27/198021Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic1997UDFA KCA
52Jeremy HillPMLB5-11200RightRight8/8/197724Dallas,Texas19965139KCA
7A.J. HinchCMLB6-1207RightRight5/15/197428Waverly,Iowa1996375OAK
18Raul IbanezLFMLB6-2200LeftRight6/2/197230New York,New York1992361006SEA
11Chuck Knoblauch2BMLB5-9170RightRight7/7/196833Houston,Texas1989125MIN
54Mike MacDougalPMLB6-4195RightRight3/5/197725Las Vegas,Nevada1999125KCA
31Darrell MayPMLB6-2170LeftLeft6/13/197230San Bernardino,California1992461293ATL
2Brent MayneCMLB6-1192LeftRight4/19/196834Loma Linda,California1989113KCA
6David McCarty1B-LFMLB6-5215RightLeft11/23/196932Houston,Texas199113MIN
19Donzell McDonaldLF-CFMLB5-11180BothRight2/20/197527Long Beach,California199522618NYA
57Scott MullenPMLB6-2190RightLeft1/17/197527San Benito,Texas19967199KCA
43Wes ObermuellerPMLB6-2195RightRight12/22/197625Cedar Rapids,Iowa1999258KCA
1Luis Ordaz2B-SSMLB5-11170RightRight8/12/197526Maracaibo,Venezuela1993UDFA CIN
19Kit PellowRF-3BMLB6-1215RightRight8/28/197328Kansas City,Missouri199622649KCA
8Neifi PerezSSMLB6-0175BothRight6/2/197527Villa Mella,Dominican Republic1992UDFA COL
43Chan PerryRF-1BMLB6-2200RightRight9/13/197229Live Oak,Florida1994441212CLE
14Mark QuinnLF-RFMLB6-1195RightRight5/21/197428La Mirada,California199511302KCA
16Joe Randa3BMLB5-11190RightRight12/18/196932Milwaukee,Wisconsin199111289KCA
41Dan ReichertPMLB6-3175RightRight7/12/197625Monterey,California199717KCA
47Bryan RekarPMLB6-3210RightRight6/3/197230Oak Lawn,Illinois1993270COL
1Donnie Sadler2B-SSMLB5-6175RightRight6/17/197527Gohlson,Texas199411299BOS
56Shawn SedlacekPMLB6-4200RightRight6/29/197725Cedar Rapids,Iowa199814407KCA
52Brian ShousePMLB5-11180LeftLeft9/26/196833Effingham,Illinois199013338PIT
34Blake SteinPMLB6-7240RightRight8/3/197328McComb,Mississippi19946166SLN
37Jeff SuppanPMLB6-2210RightRight1/2/197527Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1993249BOS
17Mac SuzukiPMLB6-3205RightRight5/31/197527Kobe,Japan1993UDFA SEA
29Mike Sweeney1B-CMLB6-2215RightRight7/22/197328Orange,California199110263KCA
24Michael TuckerRF-LFMLB6-2185LeftRight6/25/197131South Boston,Virginia1992110KCA
46Brad VoylesPMLB6-0195RightRight12/30/197625Casco,Wisconsin1998451348ATL
17Dusty WathanCMLB6-4215RightRight8/22/197328Jacksonville,Florida1994UDFA SEA
51Kris WilsonPMLB6-3225RightRight8/6/197625Washington,DC19979271KCA
Team PersonnelPosition 
Allard BairdGeneral Manager 
Mike BrownScout 
Steve ConnellyScout 
Luis CordobaScout 
John CumberlandPitching Coach 
Rich DauerThird Base Coach 
Bob DavisBroadcaster 
Tom GamboaFirst Base Coach 
Bob HegmanScout 
Juan IndriagoScout 
Mike JirscheleMinor League Field Coordinator 
Gary JohnsonScout 
Lamar JohnsonHitting Coach 
Ryan LefebvreBroadcaster 
Rick MahlerRoving Minor League Pitching Instructor 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
John MizerockManager 
Tony MuserManager 
Al NipperPitching Coach 
Cliff PastornickyScout 
Tony PenaManager 
Brian PoldbergMinor League Catching Coordinator 
Johnny RamosScout 
Michael RizzoScout 
Bob SchaeferBench Coach 
Chet SergoScout 
Paul SplittorffBroadcaster 
Eric TokalungaScout 
Gerald TurnerScout 


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