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2005 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  56-106   .346
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Buddy Bell, Tony Pena, Bob Schaefer
General Manager:   Allard Baird
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,371,181
Payroll:  $36,881,000
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Matt Stairs (37)
Youngest Player:  Ambiorix Burgos (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Sweeney (11)
Top Hitter:  Angel Berroa (31)
Top Pitcher:  Jose Lima (42)
Top Draft Pick:  Alex Gordon (#2)

Roster Continuity:  57.83%
Top Prospect:   Billy Butler
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Chi White Sox9963.611--
Cleveland9369.5746.0
Minnesota8379.51216.0
Detroit7191.43828.0
KC Royals56106.34643.0

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 
Mike Sweeney1B-C31$ 11,000,000  34 
Terrence LongCF-LF29$ 4,875,000   
Brian AndersonP33$ 3,250,000   
Eli MarreroLF-RF31$ 3,200,000   
Jose LimaP32$ 2,500,000   
Matt StairsDH-1B37$ 1,200,000   
Tony Graffanino2B-3B33$ 1,100,000   
Jeremy AffeldtP26$ 950,000   
Angel BerroaSS-2B25$ 500,000   
Alberto CastilloC35$ 450,000   
Emil BrownCF-LF30$ 355,000   
Mike MacDougalP28$ 352,000   
Jaime CerdaP26$ 341,500   
Zack GreinkeP21$ 330,500   
Nate FieldP29$ 327,500   
Runelvys HernandezP24$ 325,000   
Calvin Pickering1B28$ 323,500   
David DeJesusCF25$ 320,000   
Shawn CampP29$ 319,500   
Mike WoodP25$ 319,000   
John BuckC24$ 318,500   
Denny BautistaP22$ 316,000   
Ruben Gotay3B22$ 316,000   
Andy SiscoP22$ 316,000   
Mark Teahen3B-OF23$ 316,000   
Chip AmbresOF25$ 300,000   
Jonah BaylissP24$ 300,000   
Andres BlancoSS21$ 300,000   
Ambiorix BurgosP21$ 300,000   
D.J. CarrascoP28$ 300,000   
Shane CostaOF23$ 300,000   
Chris DemariaP24$ 300,000   
Matt DiazLF-OF27$ 300,000   
Jimmy GobbleP23$ 300,000   
Aaron GuielRF-LF32$ 300,000   
Ken Harvey1B27$ 300,000   
Denny HockingSS-2B35$ 300,000   
J.P. HowellP22$ 300,000   
Justin HuberC22$ 300,000   
Ryan JensenP29$ 300,000   
Joe McEwingLF-2B32$ 300,000   
Donnie MurphySS-3B22$ 300,000   
Juan Carlos OviedoP21$ 300,000   
Paul PhillipsC28$ 300,000   
Kyle SnyderP27$ 300,000   
Steve StemleP28$ 300,000   


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