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2003 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  83-79   .512
Result:   3rd in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Tony Pena
General Manager:   Allard Baird
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,779,895
Payroll:  $40,518,000
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Tom Prince (38)
Youngest Player:  Jimmy Gobble (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Sweeney (9)
Top Hitter:  Carlos Beltran (14)
Top Pitcher:  Darrell May (19)
Top Draft Pick:  Chris Lubanski (#5)

Roster Continuity:  57.81%
Top Prospect:   Zack Greinke
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Minnesota9072.556--
Chi White Sox8676.5314.0
KC Royals8379.5127.0
Cleveland6894.42022.0
Detroit43119.26547.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Kevin AppierP35$ 11,500,000  31 
Carlos BeltranRF26$ 6,000,000   
Rondell WhiteLF-CF31$ 5,500,000   
Joe Randa3B33$ 4,500,000   
Curtis LeskanicP35$ 3,700,000   
Raul IbanezLF31$ 3,000,000   
Brent MayneC35$ 2,750,000   
Michael TuckerRF-LF32$ 2,750,000   
Jason GrimsleyP35$ 2,000,000   
Brian AndersonP31$ 1,500,000   
Albie LopezP31$ 1,500,000   
Desi RelafordSS-2B29$ 900,000   
Carlos Febles2B27$ 775,000   
Graeme LloydP36$ 650,000   
Mike DiFeliceC34$ 625,000   
Darrell MayP31$ 450,000   
Tom PrinceC38$ 450,000   
Miguel AsencioP22$ 314,000   
Jeremy AffeldtP24$ 313,000   
Kris WilsonP26$ 311,000   
Dee BrownLF25$ 309,500   
Runelvys HernandezP22$ 305,500   
Ryan BukvichP25$ 304,500   
Brandon BergerRF-LF28$ 304,000   
Chris GeorgeP23$ 303,500   
Angel BerroaSS-2B23$ 302,000   
Mike MacDougalP26$ 301,000   
Paul AbbottP35$ 300,000   
Brent Abernathy2B25$ 300,000   
Morgan Burkhart1B31$ 300,000   
D.J. CarrascoP26$ 300,000   
Gookie Dawkins3B24$ 300,000   
Rick DeHartP33$ 300,000   
David DeJesusCF23$ 300,000   
Nate FieldP27$ 300,000   
Jason GilfillanP26$ 300,000   
Jimmy GobbleP21$ 300,000   
Aaron GuielRF-LF30$ 300,000   
Ken Harvey1B25$ 300,000   
Jeremy HillP25$ 300,000   
Rontrez JohnsonOF26$ 300,000   
Al LevineP35$ 300,000   
Jose LimaP30$ 300,000   
Mendy LopezSS-2B28$ 300,000   
Sean LoweP32$ 300,000   
Julius Matos2B-3B28$ 300,000   
Scott MullenP28$ 300,000   
Jarrod Patterson3B29$ 300,000   
Kyle SnyderP25$ 300,000   
Mike Sweeney1B-C29$ 300,000   
Brad VoylesP26$ 300,000   
Les WalrondP26$ 300,000   
Jamey WrightP29$ 300,000   


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