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2009 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 65-97 .401
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 686-842 -156
Manager(s): Trey Hillman
General Manager: Dayton Moore
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 70,519,333 21/30
Attendance: 1,797,887 25/30
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Aaron Crow (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bill Duplissea
Bench Coach: John Gibbons
Bullpen Coach: John Mizerock
First Base Coach: Rusty Kuntz
Hitting Coach: Kevin Seitzer
Pitching Coach: Bob McClure
Third Base Coach: Dave Owen

#1 Draft Picks

Luke Hochevar (#1), Alex Gordon (#2), Zack Greinke (#6), Billy Butler (#14), Gil Meche (#22), Jamey Wright (#28), Mitch Maier (#30), Mark Teahen (#39)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8776.534--
8677.5281.0
7983.4887.5
6597.40121.5
6597.40121.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
1Josh AndersonCF261182028
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01
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812352100003.237.268.288556.051.169.2814.20118.034123
30Mike AvilesSS281201022
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3
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1
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81042600213.183.208.250458.067.108.2236.50120.030127
19Brian BannisterP28501
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0001000200001.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
3Yuniesky BetancourtSS272462559
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10
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5
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4
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2702112600338.240.269.370639.130.167.2512.3661.591263
8Willie BloomquistRF-SS3143452115
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11
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8
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4
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29256277311427.265.307.355662.090.196.3092.70108.5154467
14John BuckC281861646
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12
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4
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8
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3611135510112.247.295.484779.237.306.3064.2323.390201
16Billy Butler1B2360878183
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51
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931058103230420.301.360.492852.191.288.3321.7829.0299670
13Alberto Callaspo2B2657679173
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73215251140515.300.355.457812.156.248.3120.9852.4263633
52Bruce ChenP32101
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2Coco CrispCF291803041
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14132292311414.228.333.378711.150.372.2450.7960.068214
28Kyle DaviesP251000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
9David DeJesusLF2955874157
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71495187805510.281.339.434773.152.235.3111.7142.9242619
26Ryan FreelRF3345811
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0030041200000.244.306.289595.044.133.3333.00--1349
4Alex Gordon3B251642838
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2250214320115.232.317.378695.146.305.2762.0527.362187
23Zack GreinkeP25601
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000000200000.167.167.333500.167.167.250----26
11Jose GuillenRF332813068
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09
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40102250810113.242.296.367663.125.206.2652.2731.2103304
46Luis HernandezSS2573415
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0041041810302.205.247.219466.014.082.2734.50--1680
44Luke HochevarP255000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
7Tug Hulett2B261842
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0001001600000.111.158.111269.000.056.1676.00--219
17Mike JacobsDH284344699
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61004113222019.228.294.401695.173.267.2823.2222.8174476
35Mitch MaierCF273414283
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3192437642726.243.326.331657.088.235.3031.77113.7113393
55Gil MecheP302000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
21Miguel OlivoC303905197
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655219126501110.249.283.490773.241.297.3066.6317.0191411
27Brayan PenaC271651745
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1800121802425.273.318.442760.170.242.2731.5027.573183
1Tony PenaSS285135
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0020021300001.098.132.118250.020.059.1326.50--653
24Mark Teahen3B2752469142
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508137123642211.271.318.408726.137.221.3323.3243.7214565
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BBBABIP
34Jamey Wright354.336500014079735138844607071.488.320.915.016.841.36-.956
23Zack Greinke1682.1633336300229195645511512425041.077.660.432.009.514.75-.727
54Anthony Lerew014.153200001314864870001.699.692.775.544.850.87-.909
53Carlos Rosa003.277000511010441340001.188.180.822.453.271.33-1.800
48Joakim Soria322.2147000413053441413516693021.137.470.852.7211.724.31-.527
45Doug Waechter009.0050003059552331002.4016.203.605.405.401.00-1.400
19Brian Bannister7124.7326260000154161948115509812241.379.410.882.925.731.96-1.292
37Dusty Hughes025.1481000014139828151021.508.361.295.149.641.87-.647
44Luke Hochevar7136.552525210014316710910423461069081.4910.511.452.906.672.30-1.116
57Yasuhiko Yabuta2113.501200030142921213794002.5718.641.934.505.791.29-2.167
28Kyle Davies895.2722221000123122767218668610041.538.931.324.836.291.30-1.000
51Robinson Tejeda423.53356005073433029450876131.265.230.496.0810.581.74-.429
52Horacio Ramirez025.87191001022271615311131001.6510.571.174.305.091.18-1.500
47Sidney Ponson177.32149000058795048625322021.7612.050.923.814.881.28-1.921
55Gil Meche6105.092323110012914481731758957031.5710.051.194.056.631.64-1.134
37Juan Cruz345.764600018250463432629386011.508.281.085.226.841.31-.909
40Kyle Farnsworth154.624100018037432219314422111.5410.460.733.4110.223.00-.889
52Bruce Chen165.811790040627442401225454041.6010.741.743.636.531.80-1.088
49John Bale015.794300012128341918318242011.8610.930.965.797.711.33-1.148
32Ron Mahay114.834100011041552622919344021.8012.071.984.177.461.79-1.070
56Roman Colon234.864300013050502727722291221.449.001.263.965.221.32-1.194
41Lenny DiNardo0310.295500002141282421581012.6717.570.866.433.430.53-3.900
47Victor Marte008.258000401213121121271002.089.751.509.005.250.58-1.222


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