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2006 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  62-100   .383
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Buddy Bell
General Manager:   Dayton Moore, Allard Baird
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,372,638
Payroll:  $47,294,000
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Reggie Sanders (38)
Youngest Player:  Ambiorix Burgos (22)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Sweeney (12)
Top Hitter:  Emil Brown (44)
Top Pitcher:  Mark Redman (40)
Top Draft Pick:  Luke Hochevar (#1)

Roster Continuity:  68.56%
Top Prospect:   Alex Gordon
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Minnesota9666.593--
Detroit9567.5861.0
Chi White Sox9072.5566.0
Cleveland7884.48118.0
KC Royals62100.38334.0

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-C32$ 11,000,000  41 
Odalis PerezP28$ 8,750,000  79 
Reggie SandersRF-LF38$ 5,000,000   
Mark RedmanP32$ 4,500,000   
Scott ElartonP30$ 4,000,000   
Mark Grudzielanek2B-SS36$ 4,000,000   
Tony Graffanino2B-3B34$ 2,050,000   
Angel BerroaSS-2B26$ 2,000,000   
Doug Mientkiewicz1B32$ 1,850,000   
Emil BrownCF-LF31$ 1,775,000   
Elmer DessensP34$ 1,700,000   
Matt StairsDH-1B38$ 1,350,000   
Jeremy AffeldtP27$ 1,000,000   
Joe MaysP30$ 1,000,000   
Paul BakoC34$ 700,000   
David DeJesusCF26$ 500,000   
Mike MacDougalP29$ 430,000   
Zack GreinkeP22$ 365,500   
Chris BookerP29$ 350,000   
Mike WoodP26$ 350,000   
John BuckC25$ 349,500   
Todd WellemeyerP27$ 347,500   
Andy SiscoP23$ 346,500   
Jimmy GobbleP24$ 345,500   
Mark Teahen3B-OF24$ 344,500   
Ambiorix BurgosP22$ 339,500   
Joey GathrightCF24$ 337,200   
Jorge De La RosaP25$ 337,000   
Luke HudsonP29$ 337,000   
Denny BautistaP23$ 335,500   
Scott DohmannP28$ 333,000   
Esteban German3B-2B27$ 333,000   
Steve StemleP29$ 330,000   
Ryan Shealy1B26$ 329,000   
Shane CostaOF24$ 327,500   
Steve AndradeP28$ 327,000   
Adam BerneroP29$ 327,000   
Andres BlancoSS22$ 327,000   
Ryan BraunP25$ 327,000   
Joselo DiazP26$ 327,000   
Brandon DuckworthP30$ 327,000   
Seth EthertonP29$ 327,000   
Aaron GuielRF-LF33$ 327,000   
Runelvys HernandezP25$ 327,000   
Justin HuberC23$ 327,000   
Bobby KeppelP24$ 327,000   
Jeff Keppinger2B-3B26$ 327,000   
Mitch MaierOF24$ 327,000   
Joe NelsonP31$ 327,000   
Juan Carlos OviedoP22$ 327,000   
Joel PeraltaP30$ 327,000   
Paul PhillipsC29$ 327,000   
Kerry RobinsonLF-RF32$ 327,000   
Angel Sanchez3B-SS22$ 327,000   
Kyle SnyderP28$ 327,000   


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