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2009 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  65-97   .401
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Trey Hillman
General Manager:   Dayton Moore
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,797,887
Payroll:  $70,519,333
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ron Mahay (38)
Youngest Player:  Billy Butler (23)
Longest Tenure:  David DeJesus (7)
Top Hitter:  Billy Butler (30)
Top Pitcher:  Zack Greinke (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Aaron Crow (#12)

Roster Continuity:  68.59%
Top Prospect:   Mike Moustakas
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Minnesota8776.534--
Detroit8677.5281.0
Chi White Sox7983.4887.5
Cleveland6597.40121.5
KC Royals6597.40121.5


PITCHING STATISTICS
PitcherGameSeasonResultDecisionIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
Juan Cruz2009-04-082009W  2-0 @ CHA  200000000062116576%29729-31Threw 76% strikes
Sidney Ponson2009-04-102009L  4-1 vs NYAL 664403500028103584556%28590-1071000th career strikeout
Robinson Tejeda2009-04-112009L  6-1 vs NYA  2.20000361001152272552%8916-19Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
Zack Greinke2009-04-182009W  2-0 @ TEXWSHO9700001010034115773867%14737-4510 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
Zack Greinke2009-04-242009W  6-1 vs DETWCG9310011000030107674063%14838-4510 Strikeouts, 3-hitter
Zack Greinke2009-05-042009W  3-0 vs CHAWSHO9600001000031103713269%15040-4510 Strikeouts, Complete game/Shutout
Kyle Farnsworth2009-05-082009L  4-1 @ ANA  210000200072319483%62330-51Threw 83% strikes
Gil Meche2009-06-102009W  9-0 @ CLEW 7400031100029115674858%22881-7311 Strikeouts
Luke Hochevar2009-06-122009W  4-1 vs CINWCG93111130003080572371%318-153-hitter
Gil Meche2009-06-162009W  5-0 vs ARIWSHO940001600031127784961%22982-73Complete game/Shutout
John Bale2009-06-242009W  4-3 @ HOUSv 100000100031211192%773-71st career save
Gil Meche2009-07-112009L  15-9 @ BOSL 3.26862360002190543660%23482-771000th career strikeout
Zack Greinke2009-07-242009L  2-0 vs TEXL 7311131000028114724263%16444-5110 Strikeouts
Luke Hochevar2009-07-252009W  6-3 vs TEXW 7532101320027111753668%3812-1613 Strikeouts
Robinson Tejeda2009-07-272009W  5-3 @ BALW 310000100092620677%10717-19Threw 77% strikes
Jamey Wright2009-07-282009W  4-3 @ BALW 200000100062117481%39580-113Threw 81% strikes
Robinson Tejeda2009-08-042009L  7-6 vs SEA  2.210000300082620677%11117-20Threw 77% strikes
Jamey Wright2009-08-122009L  7-1 @ MIN  1100011101626131350%40080-114400th career game
Zack Greinke2009-08-252009W  6-2 vs CLEW 8522111500029115754065%17046-5315 Strikeouts
Dusty Hughes2009-09-062009L  7-2 vs ANA  4.11000251011659332656%10-01st career game
Victor Marte2009-09-062009L  7-2 vs ANA  11000110004147750%10-01st career game
Carlos Rosa2009-09-102009W  7-4 vs DETSv 110000000031813572%30-01st career save


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