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2009 Omaha Royals (AAA)

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Parent Organization: Kansas City Royals
W-L Record: 64-80 .444
Rank: 4th in Pacific Coast League American North
Run Differential: 645-652 -7
Manager(s): Mike Jirschele
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
Ballpark: Johnny Rosenblatt Stadium
Attendance: 371,046 10/16
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Years Active:

Coaching Staff

Hitting Coach: Tommy Gregg
Pitching Coach: Tom Burgmeier

#1 Draft Picks

Luke Hochevar (#1), Alex Gordon (#2), Chris Lubanski (#5), Gil Meche (#22), Brian Buchanan (#24), Scott Thorman (#30), Mitch Maier (#30)
Pacific Coast League American North Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2009 Omaha Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    33Cory AldridgeRF6-0210L-R30ATL: 1997-4-142MLB-Free Agent
    24Greg AtencioP6-3200R-R27KCA: 2002-10-288AAA--
    19Brian BannisterP6-1207R-R28NYN: 2003-7-199MLB--
    41Brian BuchananRF-1B6-4230R-R35NYA: 1994-1-24MLB--
    -John BuckC6-3210R-R28HOU: 1998-7-212MLB-Retired
    -Chris ChavezP6-3195L-R24Not draftedAAA--
    37Bruce ChenP6-1180B-L32UDFAMLB-Retired
    7Cody ClarkC6-2215R-R27TEX: 2003-11-316MLB-Free Agent
    29Roman ColonP6-3170R-R29Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    32Shane CostaOF6-1205L-R27KCA: 2003-2-42MLB--
    27Kyle DaviesP6-2190R-R25ATL: 2001-4-135MLB-Int
    -Gilbert De La VaraP5-11160L-L24KCA: 2004-15-445AAA--
    25Lenny DiNardoP6-4190L-L29NYN: 2001-3-102MLB--
    -Jose DuarteCF5-10165R-R24Not draftedAAA-Free Agent
    31Brandon DuckworthP6-2185B-R33ARI: 1996-61-1608MLB-Free Agent
    12Irving Falu3B-SS6-0165B-R26KCA: 2003-21-612MLBSyracuse (AAA) >> Washington NationalsMinors
    -Kyle FarnsworthP6-4215R-R33CHN: 1994-47-1290MLBHouston AstrosMinors
    -Jason GodinP6-5170R-R24KCA: 2006-5-137AAA--
    32Alex GordonLF6-1220L-R25KCA: 2005-1-2MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    34Tim HamulackP6-4215L-L32HOU: 1995-32-893MLB--
    -Aaron HartsockP6-3200R-R25KCA: 2006-23-677AAA--
    -Chris HayesP6-2177R-R26Not draftedAAA--
    2Luis Hernandez2B5-10140B-R25UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    44Luke HochevarP6-5205R-R25KCA: 2006-1-1MLB-Free Agent
    24Greg HollandP5-11180R-R23KCA: 2007-10-306MLB-Free Agent
    18J.R. HouseC5-10200R-R29PIT: 1999-5-152MLB--
    26Dusty HughesP5-9195L-L27KCA: 2003-11-312MLB-Free Agent
    7Tug Hulett3B5-10175L-R26TEX: 2004-14-411MLB-Free Agent
    30Kila Ka'aihue1B6-3210L-R25KCA: 2002-15-438MLB-Free Agent
    -Ray LiottaP6-3220L-L26CHA: 2004-2-69AAA--
    29Mario Lisson1B-3B6-2170R-R25Not draftedAAA-Free Agent
    9Chris LubanskiLF6-3180L-L24KCA: 2003-1-5AAA--
    -Ed Lucas3B-2B6-4205R-R27KCA: 2004-8-235MLB-Free Agent
    35Mitch MaierOF6-2195L-R27KCA: 2003-1-30MLB-Free Agent
    16Victor MarteP6-2190R-R28Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    -Gil MecheP6-3180R-R30SEA: 1996-1-22MLB--
    8Travis Metcalf3B6-3200R-R26TEX: 2004-11-321MLB--
    17Tommy MurphySS6-0180B-R29ANA: 2000-3-80MLB--
    22Josh NewmanP6-1215L-L27COL: 2004-19-560MLB--
    1Chris NicollP6-1190R-R25KCA: 2005-3-82AAA--
    17Mike O'ConnorP6-3170L-L28MON: 2002-7-197MLB-Free Agent
    -Jordan ParrazOF6-3190R-R24HOU: 2004-3-94AAA-Free Agent
    13Brayan PenaC5-11210B-R27UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    -Tony PenaP6-1160R-R28Not draftedMLBKansas City RoyalsMinors
    43Heath PhillipsP6-3205L-L27CHA: 2000-10-292MLB--
    -Sidney PonsonP6-1225R-R32Not draftedMLB--
    4Tim RainesOF5-10183B-R29BAL: 1998-6-189MLB--
    22Stephen RandolphP6-3185L-L35NYA: 1995-18-506MLB--
    40Carlos RosaP6-0160R-R24Not draftedMLB--
    38Ryan Shealy1B6-5240R-R29COL: 2002-11-321MLB--
    9John SuomiC5-11180L-R28OAK: 2000-22-660AAA-Free Agent
    -Robinson TejedaP6-3188R-R27Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    21Scott Thorman1B-LF6-3205L-R27ATL: 2000-1-30MLB--
    -Ben TschepikowSS5-11200L-R23KCA: 2009-17-512AAA--
    6Matt TupmanC6-0190L-R29KCA: 2002-9-258MLB--
    38Doug WaechterP6-4200R-R28TBA: 1999-3-85MLB--
    39Matt WrightP6-4255R-R27ATL: 2000-21-640AAA-Free Agent
    19Yasuhiko YabutaP6-1187R-R36Not draftedMLB--

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