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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: Season in progress

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

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SELECT sum(ab) ab,sum(pa) pa,sum(h) h,sum(dbl) dbl,sum(tpl) tpl,sum(hr) hr,sum(r) r,sum(rbi) rbi,sum(bb) bb,sum(so) so,sum(hbp) hbp,sum(sh) sh,sum(sf) sf,sum(ibb) ibb, sum(gdp) gdp,sum(sgl) sgl,sum(sb) sb,sum(cs) cs,sum(wprob) wprob,sum(roe) roe,sum(s13) s13,sum(s12) s12,sum(s23) s23,sum(s2h) s2h,sum(d13) d13,sum(d1h) d1h,sum(infh) infh,sum(brAdvanced) brAdvanced,sum(pickoffRunner) pickoffRunner,sum(pickoffPitcher) pickoffPitcher,sum(wp) wp,sum(balk) balk,sum(pb) pb,sum(fc) fc,sum(popups) popups,sum(so_swinging) so_swinging,sum(so_called) so_called,sum(pitches) pitches,sum(balls) balls,sum(strikes) strikes,sum(fouls) fouls,sum(swingmiss) swingmiss,sum(strikecalled) strikecalled,sum(poRunner) poRunner,pitcherFN,pitcherLN,pitcherPN,year FROM Splits where year<>9999 and batterage between 18 and 50 and year=2008 and pitcherteam='KCA' GROUP BY pitcherFN,pitcherLN,pitcherPN,year ORDER by pitcherLN,pitcherFN
 Basic StatsAveragesMiscPitch-RelatedBase-Running
PlayerABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTPAROEFCPopkSwKCaPitBalStrFouSkMSkCPOS13S12S23S2HD13D1HIHBrAPk
John Bale991229511113161400325.293.327.39472111011786364128236422480164513005120
Brian Bannister7321272153952911973571137131015.294.346.480826811975175383144117319715622155629523278147622391
Kyle Davies438571212351052924371201314.276.342.42076248711333531819697701199331174323598154114011371
Brandon Duckworth14320386321533192030024.266.359.392751167171112864926538411444101174733104100
Jeff Fulchino621521612120081210011.339.417.565981721251022811161655721365141401320
Jimmy Gobble13330399253520212721010.293.395.5048991581218225632268364101678910071121220
Zack Greinke7858720236921822455183412415.257.308.40671485171561143393227117220555623155709014299193627303
Luke Hochevar5118414328212731344672511215.280.344.4137575667161650222077795128233214935958172112191716360
Devon Lowery19560023102600000.316.381.632101321002519936631910211100000020
Ron Mahay242276110063222294910066.252.327.3686952782820381110944506441661031763951104136140
Gil Meche799982044441993122711830241018.255.312.3927048866105214043355713142243661354598107132811159618443
Neal Musser2000000001000001.000.333.00033330000013761120000000000
Josh Newman289104019006200011.357.457.6071064351061113557781510260010100220
Hideo Nomo2291030310104300010.455.5191.0001519270123011047631410191001020130
Juan Carlos Oviedo18119458222510132642325.249.310.348658205452619770623547114565101206422217150
Tony Pena3000000000100000.000.000.000030000112483030000000000
Joel Peralta204375681153632143820135.275.323.54486722413143178392865531628513616552420770
Horacio Ramirez9292122181011120011.228.250.32657696223833211012205435495120120350
Ramon Ramirez25723579122120257006437.222.288.288576295181963711294376921781751451811016306220
Carlos Rosa12132004010300000.250.250.4176671200121511536103140000000000
Joakim Soria23113395051411186661225.169.245.255501260111555111046351695187126213191822006101
Robinson Tejeda13518223131731204110022.163.272.26753915824153656522543981289975181213021102
Brett Tomko2554980201114730134000125.314.344.529874271441427121092397695206821893181041023490
Kip Wells38101030150011910003.263.440.42186150013632121011113719264100022120
Yasuhiko Yabuta14921419161740172500115.275.347.4708171682114196670264406100591210261112970
Totals55727801473282411597407326500108541152659133.264.326.4157426214541114088262572408190431503841872245403462911620264123444016132011

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Glossary
AB - At Bats
R - Runs
H - Hits
2B - Doubles
3B - Triples
HR - Home runs
RBI - RBIs
SB - Stolen Bases
CS - Caught Stealing
BB - Walks
SO - Strikeouts
HBP - Hit by Pitch
IBB - Intentional Walks
SH - Sacrifice Hits
SF - Sacrifice Flies
GDP - Grounded into Double Play
AVG - Batting Average
OBP - On Base percentage
SLG - Slugging Percentage
OPS - On Base + Slugging
TPA - Total Plate Appearances
ROE - Reached on Error
FC - Hit into Fielder's Choice
POP - Popped up to infield
K-Sw - Struck out swinging
K-Ca - Struck out looking
Pit - Pitches seen (1988+)
Bal - Balls
Str - STrikes
Fou - Foul balls
SkM - Swing and Miss
SkC - Called strike
PO - Pick off throws drawn
S13 - 1st to 3rd on a single
S12 - 1st to 2nd on a single
S23 - 2nd to 3rd on a single
S2H - Scored on a single from 2nd
D13 - 1st to 3rd on a double
D1H - Scored on a double from 1st
IH - Infield Hits
BrA - Baserunners advanced on outs
PK - Pickoffs


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