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2008 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  75-87   .463
Result:   4th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Trey Hillman
General Manager:   Dayton Moore
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,578,922
Payroll:  $58,245,500
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Hideo Nomo (39)
Youngest Player:  Billy Butler (22)
Longest Tenure:  David DeJesus (6)
Top Hitter:  Jose Guillen (37)
Top Pitcher:  Gil Meche (12)
Top Draft Pick:  Eric Hosmer (#3)

Roster Continuity:  71.40%
Top Prospect:   Mike Moustakas
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Chi White Sox8974.546--
Minnesota8875.5401.0
Cleveland8181.5007.5
KC Royals7587.46313.5
Detroit7488.45714.5

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSwOBATBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
11Jose Guillen+rf-lf3732UDFA: 1992MLB1535986615842120972123106930323.264.300.438738.319262633467794.6.291
24Mark Teahen+3b-of41262002-1-39MLB149572661463141559434613134026.255.313.402715.313230623437744.6.306
9David DeJesus+cf44282000-4-104MLB1355187015925712731184671534410.307.366.452818.358234577385926.4.335
4Alex Gordon+lf81242005-1-2MLB134493721283511659926612065158.260.351.432783.343213571381815.7.309
16Billy Butler+dh-222004-1-14MLB124443441222201155013357000223.275.324.400724.320177478347564.4.294
30Mike Aviles+3b-ss-272003-7-192MLB102419681362741051831858240212.325.354.480833.359201441300746.6.357
7Ross Gload+1b-321997-13-396MLB12238846106181337342339341312.273.317.348664.294135418302443.9.295
14John Buck+c-271998-7-212MLB1093704883231948033896620412.224.304.365669.297135418306383.4.275
15Mark Grudzielanek+2b-ss-381991-11-296MLB86331369924032421194151328.299.345.399743.329132360246495.4.332
21Miguel Olivo+c-29UDFA: 1996MLB84306297822012417078232016.255.278.444722.308136317235384.4.310
2Joey Gathright+cf47262001-32-949MLB1052794171310222142040401023.254.311.272584.27176315227263.1.295
1Tony Pena+p-27UDFA: 1999MLB952252238411143164902224.169.189.209398.1744723519610.2.209
3Esteban German+3b-2b-29UDFA: 1996MLB89216305314302273184211435.245.303.338640.28473242178233.5.299
13Alberto Callaspo+3b-25UDFA: 2001MLB7421321658301621191400116.305.361.371731.32979234157325.5.325
35Mitch Maier+of-262003-1-30MLB349192611090221820203.286.316.319634.28729977272.7.356
43Ryan Shealy+1b-282002-11-321MLB20731222107200051910002.301.354.603957.408447953157.6.319
26Jason Smith+2b-ss-301996-43-1287MLB22286620010101200000.214.214.286500.2188282300.5.375
25Kila Ka'aihue+1b-242002-15-438MLB1221460011003200000.286.375.429804.3599241546.9.278
23Zack Greinke+p-242002-1-6MLB37021000000100101.286.286.429714.30838712.6.333
19Brian Bannister+p-272003-7-199MLB24010000000000100.250.250.250500.22415402.0.250
55Gil Meche+p-291996-1-22MLB14110001000100000.250.250.250500.22414301.3.333
44Luke Hochevar+p-242006-1-1MLB13000000000300100.000.000.0000.000044--.000
25Brett Tomko+p-351995-2-54MLB13000000000200000.000.000.0000.000033--.000
28Kyle Davies+p-242001-4-135MLB12000000000100100.000.000.0000.000033--.000
12Matt Tupman+c-282002-9-258MLB110100000000000001.0001.0001.0002000.8961101--1.000
Totals: (25 players)16256086911507303281206507938392100550313236144.269.320.397717--2226611843517334.5.307

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerTrackRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPHBIBBBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
55Gil Meche+12291996-1-22MLB14113.9834340000210.12049893197318350 01.328.730.813.127.830.40.3100.67
23Zack Greinke+15242002-1-6MLB13103.4732321000202.12028778215618384 11.288.990.932.498.140.31.3120.76
19Brian Bannister+33272003-7-199MLB9165.7632321000182.2215127117295811377 11.4910.591.432.865.570.51.3150.61
44Luke Hochevar+82242006-1-1MLB6125.5122220000129.0143847912477275 01.479.980.843.285.020.65.3071.08
28Kyle Davies+-242001-4-135MLB974.0621210000113.0121575110437182 11.459.640.803.425.650.61.3110.67
56Ramon Ramirez+7326UDFA: 2003MLB322.647100015171.25723212317060 11.237.160.253.898.790.44.2970.95
48Joakim Soria+3824UDFA: 2001MLB231.6063000574267.13913125196616 10.865.210.672.548.820.29.2120.84
45,32Ron Mahay+-371991-18-487MLB503.48570003064.26127256294911 01.398.490.844.046.820.59.2940.64
25Brett Tomko+-351995-2-54MLB276.971610001060.280494711134040 01.5311.871.631.935.930.33.3380.79
57Joel Peralta+-32UDFA: 1996MLB125.984000012052.256373515143812 01.339.572.562.396.490.37.2720.59
46Juan Carlos Oviedo+-24UDFA: 2000MLB412.984500012048.14519162152634 01.248.380.372.794.840.58.2810.72
51Robinson Tejeda+-26UDFA: 1998MLB223.202510014039.12217143194151 01.045.030.694.359.380.46.2090.52
31Brandon Duckworth+-32UDFA: 1997MLB334.5077000038.03820192192003 01.509.000.474.504.740.95.2980.84
27Yasuhiko Yabuta+-35UDFA: 2008MLB134.783100012037.24121206172510 01.549.801.434.065.970.68.2971.00
41Jimmy Gobble+-261999-1-43MLB028.813900010131.23931315232762 01.9611.081.426.547.670.85.3370.45
49John Bale+-341996-5-129MLB034.39133001026.2291313161410 01.319.790.342.024.720.43.3331.09
52Horacio Ramirez+-281997-5-172MLB112.59150004024.12197111112 00.907.770.370.374.070.09.2501.48
54Jeff Fulchino+-282001-8-242MLB019.00120007014.0211514281211 02.0713.501.295.147.710.67.3960.96
40Kip Wells+-311998-1-16MLB018.71100002010.1101010111910 02.038.710.879.587.841.22--0.93
63Josh Newman+-262004-19-560MLB007.714000307.0109616200 02.2912.861.297.712.573.00--0.29
52Devon Lowery+-252001-14-415MLB0010.385000204.165522600 01.8512.464.154.1512.460.33.3640.86
11Hideo Nomo+-39UDFA: 1995MLB0018.693000204.1109934310 03.2320.776.238.316.231.33.4370.67
53Carlos Rosa+-23UDFA: 2001MLB002.702000103.131100300 00.908.100.000.008.100.00.3330.00
1Tony Pena+-27UDFA: 1999MLB000.001000101.000000100 00.000.000.000.009.000.00.0001.00
58Neal Musser+-271999-2-73MLB000.001000101.000001000 01.000.000.009.000.00--.000--
Totals: (25 players)75874.5016216220160441,4461473781723120515108568--51.319.170.993.216.750.47.315 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
John BuckC1079507512486.9907.34 
Miguel OlivoC584943783256.9887.47 
Matt TupmanC110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ross Gload1B11187883743486.9959.02 
Billy Butler1B342602339227.9928.38 
Ryan Shealy1B2016915512218.9888.89 
Mark Teahen1B1412113010113.99310.41 
Kila Ka'aihue1B415121021.0007.80 
Jason Smith1B1220001.0009.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mark Grudzielanek2B85710135257458.9904.97 
Alberto Callaspo2B46365741190361.0004.76 
Esteban German2B352144177319.9754.96 
Mike Aviles2B281142633051.0004.66 
Jason Smith2B941516021.0004.61 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Alex Gordon3B13311801122301621.9552.61 
Mark Teahen3B19166182433.9332.28 
Mike Aviles3B72933001.0001.86 
Esteban German3B64325021.0001.47 
Jason Smith3B51951001.0002.84 
Alberto Callaspo3B1815011.0006.75 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Tony PenaSS9459274180935.9663.86 
Mike AvilesSS917471412381065.9744.57 
Alberto CallaspoSS1884183028.9605.14 
Esteban GermanSS3222410.8572.45 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
David DeJesusLF714821361001.0002.56 
Jose GuillenLF4537383311.9892.08 
Esteban GermanLF3923554020.9642.07 
Mark TeahenLF31267753011.0002.63 
Ross GloadLF864180001.0002.53 
Alberto CallaspoLF3140000.0000.00 
Joey GathrightLF3920001.0002.00 
Jason SmithLF110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Joey GathrightCF100720197510.9952.53 
David DeJesusCF68507151211.9942.72 
Mitch MaierCF3321769010.9862.86 
Mark TeahenCF110000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mark TeahenRF92756185422.9902.25 
Jose GuillenRF67539121731.9772.14 
David DeJesusRF24123230001.0001.68 
Mitch MaierRF41420001.0001.29 
Ross GloadRF31330001.0002.08 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Ramon RamirezP71712811.9091.27 
Joakim SoriaP636766011.0001.61 
Ron MahayP57640811.8891.13 
Juan Carlos OviedoP45481410.8330.94 
Joel PeraltaP405232001.0000.87 
Jimmy GobbleP393102001.0000.58 
Gil MecheP3421062841.8951.46 
Brian BannisterP32182122823.9521.98 
Zack GreinkeP32202112411.9721.56 
Yasuhiko YabutaP31374210.8571.46 
Robinson TejedaP25391220.6000.69 
Luke HochevarP2212961112.9441.19 
Kyle DaviesP2111341010.9331.12 
Brett TomkoP1660211001.0001.95 
Horacio RamirezP152428001.0003.75 
John BaleP132609011.0003.12 
Jeff FulchinoP12140000.0000.00 
Kip WellsP101001001.0000.90 
Brandon DuckworthP73825011.0001.66 
Devon LoweryP540000.0000.00 
Josh NewmanP4710001.0001.29 
Hideo NomoP340000.0000.00 
Carlos RosaP230000.0000.00 
Neal MusserP110000.0000.00 
Tony PenaP1101001.0009.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Billy ButlerDH82.0000.00 
Jose GuillenDH43.0000.00 
Miguel OlivoDH21.0000.00 
Kila Ka'aihueDH4.0000.00 
David DeJesusDH1.0000.00 
Alex GordonDH1.0000.00 
Mark TeahenDH1.0000.00 


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