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+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  69-93   .426
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Buddy Bell
General Manager:   Dayton Moore
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,616,867
Payroll:  $67,116,500
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Reggie Sanders (39)
Youngest Player:  Billy Butler (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mike Sweeney (13)
Top Hitter:  David DeJesus (22)
Top Pitcher:  Gil Meche (18)
Top Draft Pick:  Mike Moustakas (#2)

Roster Continuity:  56.77%
Top Prospect:   Alex Gordon
American League Standings
Chi White Sox7290.44424.0
KC Royals6993.42627.0

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-C33$ 11,000,000  50 
Odalis PerezP29$ 7,750,000   
Gil MecheP28$ 7,400,000   
Jason LaRueC33$ 5,200,000   
Octavio DotelP31$ 5,000,000   
Reggie SandersRF-LF39$ 5,000,000   
Scott ElartonP31$ 4,000,000   
Mark Grudzielanek2B-SS37$ 4,000,000   
Emil BrownCF-LF32$ 3,450,000   
David DeJesusCF27$ 2,000,000   
David RiskeP30$ 2,000,000   
John BaleP33$ 1,800,000   
Jimmy GobbleP25$ 712,500   
Todd WellemeyerP28$ 635,000   
Ross Gload1B31$ 625,000   
Brandon DuckworthP31$ 550,000   
Jason Smith2B-SS29$ 500,000   
John ThomsonP33$ 500,000   
John BuckC26$ 440,000   
Esteban German3B-2B28$ 423,000   
Luke HudsonP30$ 422,000   
Jorge De La RosaP26$ 417,000   
Mark Teahen3B-OF25$ 416,000   
Zack GreinkeP23$ 407,000   
Joel PeraltaP31$ 400,500   
Ryan Shealy1B27$ 392,500   
Juan Carlos OviedoP23$ 382,000   
Ryan BraunP26$ 380,000   
Alex GordonLF23$ 380,000   
Tony PenaP26$ 380,000   
Joakim SoriaP23$ 380,000   

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