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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

TEAM INFORMATION
PhaseRndOvlPlayerPosCurrent Status
June-Reg13Eric Hosmer1B KC   40m
June-Reg136Mike MontgomeryP TB   in minors Durham [AAA]   40m
June-Reg249Johnny Giavotella2B KC   in minors Omaha [AAA]   40m
June-Reg380Tyler SampleP PIT   in minors Bradenton [A+]
June-Reg4115Tim MelvilleP KC   in minors Northwest Arkansas [AA]
June-Reg5145John LambP KC   in minors Omaha [AAA]   40m
June-Reg6175Alex LlanosOF Free Agent
June-Reg7205Jason Esposito3B BAL   in minors Frederick [A+]
June-Reg8235Malcolm CulverP KC   in minors Northwest Arkansas [AA]
June-Reg9265J.D. AlfaroSS Retired
June-Reg10295Mauricio MatosC Retired
June-Reg11325Malcolm BronsonOF Inactive
June-Reg12355Allen CaldwellOF Recently Active
June-Reg13385John FlanaganP Retired
June-Reg14415Chase HentgesP KC   in minors Idaho Falls [Rk]
June-Reg15445Alberto Espinosa1B Recently Active
June-Reg16475Derrick SaitoP Retired
June-Reg17505Jacob KueblerP NYM   in minors St. Lucie [A+]
June-Reg18535Carlo TestaOF Free Agent
June-Reg19565Miguel MoctezumaC Retired
June-Reg20595Shawn GriffinOF Retired
June-Reg21625Jacob TheisP Retired
June-Reg22655Blaine HardyP DET   40m
June-Reg23685Dale De SchepperP Inactive
June-Reg24715Jason Morales3B Retired
June-Reg25745Carson BryantP Retired
June-Reg26775Ryan MorganP Retired
June-Reg27805Timothy HuberP Retired
June-Reg28835Gregory BilloP Free Agent
June-Reg29865Beau Brett1B Recently Active
June-Reg30895Rick DodridgeP Recently Active
June-Reg31925Ryan CurlOF Recently Active
June-Reg32955Rey CotillaP Recently Active
June-Reg33985Eric SwegmanP Recently Active
June-Reg341015Brett RichardsonP Retired
June-Reg351045Chris Balcom-MillerP Free Agent
June-Reg361075Nick PurdyP TOR   in minors Vancouver [A-]
June-Reg371105Bradin HagensP ARI   in minors Mobile [AA]
June-Reg381135James ThompsonP Retired
June-Reg391165Ryan ModglinP Recently Active
June-Reg401195Pernell HallimanP Retired
June-Reg411225Doug JoyceC Recently Active
June-Reg421255Marc OslundP Recently Active
June-Reg431285Cory KieferP Retired
June-Reg441315Patrick JohnsonOF Inactive
June-Reg451344Ray AndersonOF Recently Active
June-Reg461372William Beckwith1B Free Agent
June-Reg471399Steve GilgenbachP Retired
June-Reg481426Terrence BuchananSS Retired
June-Reg491453Alan Salgado3B Retired
June-Reg501480Travis JonesC Free Agent


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