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2002 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 62-100 .383
Rank: 4th in American League Central
Run Differential: 737-891 -154
Roster Continuity 80.40% 2/30
Manager(s): Tony Pena, Tony Muser, John Mizerock
General Manager: Allard Baird
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 47,257,000 22/30
Attendance: 1,323,036 27/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Zack Greinke (#6) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Bob Schaefer
Bullpen Coach: John Mizerock
First Base Coach: Tom Gamboa
Hitting Coach: Lamar Johnson
Pitching Coach: Al Nipper
Pitching Coach: John Cumberland
Third Base Coach: Rich Dauer

#1 Draft Picks

David McCarty (#3), Jeff Austin (#4), Dan Reichert (#7), Michael Tucker (#10), Brent Mayne (#13), Dee Brown (#14), Roberto Hernandez (#16), Luis Alicea (#23), Mike MacDougal (#25), Chuck Knoblauch (#25), Chris George (#31)
American League Central Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2002 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    48Jeremy AffeldtP6-4185L-L232002KCA: 1997-3-91MLB-Retired
    12Luis Alicea2B5-9176B-R361988SLN: 1986-1-23MLB--
    53Miguel AsencioP6-2190R-R212002Not draftedMLB--
    26Jeff AustinP6-0185R-R252001KCA: 1998-1-4MLB--
    58Cory BaileyP6-1210R-R311993BOS: 1991-15-408MLB--
    15Carlos BeltranRF6-1190B-R251998KCA: 1995-2-49MLB-Retired
    30Brandon BergerRF-LF5-11200R-R272001KCA: 1996-14-409MLB--
    4Angel BerroaSS-2B6-0175R-R222001Not draftedMLB--
    22Juan BritoC5-11205R-R222002Not draftedMLB--
    27Dee BrownLF6-0215L-R241998KCA: 1996-1-14MLB--
    35Ryan BukvichP6-2250R-R242002KCA: 2000-11-314MLB--
    36Paul ByrdP6-1184R-R311995CLE: 1991-4-112MLB--
    50Mike CarusoSS6-1172L-R251998SFN: 1996-2-42MLB--
    33Chad DurbinP6-1175R-R241999KCA: 1996-3-79MLB-Retired
    3Carlos Febles2B5-11185R-R261998Not draftedMLB--
    56Nate FieldP6-2200R-R262002Not draftedMLB--
    32Chris GeorgeP6-1165L-L222001KCA: 1998-1-31MLB--
    9Alexis GomezRF-LF6-2160L-L232002Not draftedMLB--
    38Jason GrimsleyP6-3180R-R341989PHI: 1985-10-252MLB--
    45Aaron GuielRF-LF5-10200L-R292002CAL: 1992-21-580MLB--
    39Roberto HernandezP6-4235R-R371991CAL: 1986-1-16MLB--
    40Runelvys HernandezP6-1205R-R212002Not draftedMLB--
    52Jeremy HillP5-11200R-R242002KCA: 1996-5-139MLB--
    7A.J. HinchC6-1207R-R281998OAK: 1996-3-75MLB--
    18Raul IbanezLF6-2200L-R301996SEA: 1992-36-1006MLB-Free Agent
    11Chuck Knoblauch2B5-9170R-R331991MIN: 1989-1-25MLB--
    54Mike MacDougalP6-4195R-R252001KCA: 1999-1-25MLB-Free Agent
    31Darrell MayP6-2170L-L301995ATL: 1992-46-1293MLB--
    2Brent MayneC6-1192L-R341990KCA: 1989-1-13MLB--
    6David McCarty1B-LF6-5215R-L321993MIN: 1991-1-3MLB--
    19Donzell McDonaldLF-CF5-11180B-R272001NYA: 1995-22-618MLB--
    57Scott MullenP6-2190R-L272000KCA: 1996-7-199MLB--
    43Wes ObermuellerP6-2195R-R252002KCA: 1999-2-58MLB--
    1Luis Ordaz2B-SS5-11170R-R261997Not draftedMLB--
    19Kit PellowRF-3B6-1215R-R282002KCA: 1996-22-649MLB--
    8Neifi PerezSS6-0175B-R271996Not draftedMLB--
    43Chan PerryRF-1B6-2200R-R292000CLE: 1994-44-1212MLB--
    14Mark QuinnLF-RF6-1195R-R281999KCA: 1995-11-302MLB--
    16Joe Randa3B5-11190R-R321995KCA: 1991-11-288MLB--
    41Dan ReichertP6-3175R-R251999KCA: 1997-1-7MLB--
    47Bryan RekarP6-3210R-R301995COL: 1993-2-70MLB--
    1Donnie Sadler2B-SS5-6175R-R271998BOS: 1994-11-299MLB--
    56Shawn SedlacekP6-4200R-R262002KCA: 1998-14-407MLB--
    52Brian ShouseP5-11180L-L331993PIT: 1990-13-349MLB--
    34Blake SteinP6-7240R-R281998SLN: 1994-6-166MLB--
    37Jeff SuppanP6-2210R-R271995BOS: 1993-2-49MLB-Retired
    17Mac SuzukiP6-3205R-R271996Not draftedMLB--
    29Mike Sweeney1B-C6-2215R-R281995KCA: 1991-10-262MLB--
    24Michael TuckerRF-LF6-2185L-R311995KCA: 1992-1-10MLB--
    46Brad VoylesP6-0195R-R252001ATL: 1998-45-1349MLB--
    17Dusty WathanC6-4215R-R282002Not draftedMLB--
    51Kris WilsonP6-3225R-R252000KCA: 1997-9-271MLB--

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