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2010 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

+ Defensive Lineups
Nickname:
W-L Record: 67-95 .414
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 676-845 -169
Roster Continuity 65.67% 17/30
Manager(s): Ned Yost, Trey Hillman, Daren Brown
General Manager: Dayton Moore
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 72,267,710 20/30
Attendance: 1,615,327 26/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Christian Colon (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: John Gibbons
Bullpen Coach: Steve Foster
First Base Coach: Rusty Kuntz
Hitting Coach: Kevin Seitzer
Pitching Coach: Bob McClure
Third base coach: Eduardo Rodriguez

#1 Draft Picks

Luke Hochevar (#1), Bryan Bullington (#1), Luke Hochevar (#1), Alex Gordon (#2), Philip Humber (#3), Zack Greinke (#6), Billy Butler (#14), Josh Fields (#18), Gil Meche (#22), Jason Kendall (#23), Mitch Maier (#30)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9468.580--
8874.5436.0
8181.50013.0
6993.42625.0
6795.41427.0
  • These are starting defensive lineups by date for the 2010 season.
  • The # next to each player indicates the # of times at that position for this team/season. Bold indicates a player's first start at that position.
  • Total starts by position are at the bottom of this page.
  • Filter on a selection of players to see a team's win-loss record for that combinaton.
  • #AprilGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    12010-04-05L 4-8 DET
    22010-04-07W 3-2 DET
    32010-04-08L 3-7 DET
    42010-04-09W 4-3 BOS
    52010-04-10L 3-8 BOS
    62010-04-11L 6-8 BOS
    72010-04-12W 10-5 @DET
    82010-04-13L 5-6 @DET
    92010-04-14W 7-3 @DET
    102010-04-16L 3-10 @MIN
    112010-04-17L 5-6 @MIN
    122010-04-18W 10-5 @MIN
    132010-04-19L 1-8 @TOR
    142010-04-20L 3-4 @TOR
    152010-04-21W 4-3 @TOR
    162010-04-23L 3-8 MIN
    172010-04-24L 7-9 MIN
    182010-04-25W 4-3 MIN
    192010-04-26W 3-1 SEA
    202010-04-27L 2-3 SEA
    212010-04-28L 5-6 SEA
    222010-04-29L 1-11 @TBA
    232010-04-30W 3-2 @TBA
    #MayGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    242010-05-01W 4-2 @TBA
    252010-05-02L 0-1 @TBA
    262010-05-03L 1-5 @CHA
    272010-05-04W 7-2 @CHA
    282010-05-05L 2-9 @CHA
    292010-05-06L 12-13 @TEX
    302010-05-07L 1-4 @TEX
    312010-05-08L 2-3 @TEX
    322010-05-09L 4-6 @TEX
    332010-05-11L 2-8 CLE
    342010-05-12L 0-4 CLE
    352010-05-13W 6-4 CLE
    362010-05-14W 6-1 CHA
    372010-05-15L 4-5 CHA
    382010-05-16W 5-3 CHA
    392010-05-17W 4-3 @BAL
    402010-05-18L 3-4 @BAL
    412010-05-19W 8-4 @CLE
    422010-05-20W 9-3 @CLE
    432010-05-21W 9-2 COL
    442010-05-22L 0-3 COL
    452010-05-23L 7-11 COL
    462010-05-25L 7-8 TEX
    472010-05-26W 5-2 TEX
    482010-05-27W 4-3 @BOS
    492010-05-28W 12-5 @BOS
    502010-05-29L 0-1 @BOS
    512010-05-30L 1-8 @BOS
    522010-05-31L 1-7 ANA
    #JuneGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    532010-06-01W 6-3 ANA
    542010-06-02L 2-7 ANA
    552010-06-03L 4-5 ANA
    562010-06-04W 7-3 DET
    572010-06-05L 2-4 DET
    582010-06-06W 7-2 DET
    592010-06-08L 3-7 @MIN
    602010-06-09L 2-6 @MIN
    612010-06-10W 9-8 @MIN
    622010-06-11W 6-5 @CIN
    632010-06-12L 5-11 @CIN
    642010-06-13W 7-3 @CIN
    652010-06-15W 15-7 HOU
    662010-06-16L 2-4 HOU
    672010-06-17W 5-2 HOU
    682010-06-18L 4-6 @ATL
    692010-06-19L 4-5 @ATL
    702010-06-20L 5-8 @ATL
    712010-06-21L 1-2 @WAS
    722010-06-22L 3-4 @WAS
    732010-06-23W 1-0 @WAS
    742010-06-25W 4-2 SLN
    752010-06-26L 3-5 SLN
    762010-06-27W 10-3 SLN
    772010-06-28W 3-1 CHA
    782010-06-29L 3-4 CHA
    792010-06-30W 7-6 CHA
    #JulyGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    802010-07-02W 2-1 @ANA
    812010-07-03W 4-2 @ANA
    822010-07-04L 0-11 @ANA
    832010-07-05W 6-4 @SEA
    842010-07-06W 3-2 @SEA
    852010-07-07W 7-3 @SEA
    862010-07-09L 2-8 @CHA
    872010-07-10L 1-5 @CHA
    882010-07-11L 5-15 @CHA
    892010-07-16L 1-5 OAK
    902010-07-17L 5-6 OAK
    912010-07-18L 6-9 OAK
    922010-07-19W 5-4 TOR
    932010-07-20L 1-13 TOR
    942010-07-21W 5-2 TOR
    952010-07-22L 4-10 @NYA
    962010-07-23L 1-7 @NYA
    972010-07-24W 7-4 @NYA
    982010-07-25L 6-12 @NYA
    992010-07-26L 1-19 MIN
    1002010-07-27L 2-11 MIN
    1012010-07-28L 4-6 MIN
    1022010-07-29L 5-6 BAL
    1032010-07-30W 7-5 BAL
    1042010-07-31W 4-3 BAL
    #AugustGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1052010-08-01W 5-4 BAL
    1062010-08-02L 0-6 @OAK
    1072010-08-03W 3-2 @OAK
    1082010-08-04L 3-4 @OAK
    1092010-08-06L 1-7 @SEA
    1102010-08-07W 2-1 @SEA
    1112010-08-08L 2-3 @SEA
    1122010-08-09L 4-6 @ANA
    1132010-08-10L 1-3 @ANA
    1142010-08-11L 1-2 @ANA
    1152010-08-12L 3-4 NYA
    1162010-08-13W 4-3 NYA
    1172010-08-14L 3-8 NYA
    1182010-08-15W 1-0 NYA
    1192010-08-17W 2-1 CLE
    1202010-08-18W 9-7 CLE
    1212010-08-19L 3-7 CLE
    1222010-08-21W 6-5 CHA
    1232010-08-21L 6-7 CHA
    1242010-08-22W 3-2 CHA
    1252010-08-23L 3-12 @DET
    1262010-08-24L 1-9 @DET
    1272010-08-25W 4-3 @DET
    1282010-08-27L 4-15 @CLE
    1292010-08-28L 3-4 @CLE
    1302010-08-29W 6-2 @CLE
    1312010-08-30L 0-3 TEX
    1322010-08-31W 10-9 TEX
    #SeptemberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1332010-09-01L 3-4 TEX
    1342010-09-03L 5-9 DET
    1352010-09-04L 4-6 DET
    1362010-09-05W 2-1 DET
    1372010-09-06L 4-5 @MIN
    1382010-09-07L 3-10 @MIN
    1392010-09-08L 3-4 @MIN
    1402010-09-10L 3-4 @CHA
    1412010-09-11W 8-2 @CHA
    1422010-09-12L 6-12 @CHA
    1432010-09-13L 1-3 OAK
    1442010-09-14W 11-3 OAK
    1452010-09-15W 6-3 OAK
    1462010-09-17L 4-11 CLE
    1472010-09-18L 4-6 CLE
    1482010-09-19W 6-4 CLE
    1492010-09-20L 5-7 @DET
    1502010-09-21W 9-6 @DET
    1512010-09-22L 2-4 @DET
    1522010-09-23W 4-2 @CLE
    1532010-09-24L 3-7 @CLE
    1542010-09-25L 1-7 @CLE
    1552010-09-26L 3-5 @CLE
    1562010-09-27W 10-8 MIN
    1572010-09-28W 10-1 MIN
    1582010-09-29L 2-4 MIN
    1592010-09-30W 3-2 TBA
    #OctoberGame ResultStarting PitcherCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    1602010-10-01W 7-0 TBA
    1612010-10-02L 0-4 TBA
    1622010-10-03L 2-3 TBA
    Total Starts by PositionCatcherFirst BaseSecond BaseThird BaseShortstopLeft FieldCenter FieldRight FieldDesignated Hitter
    Win-Loss Record with lineups above:

    67-95
    Jason Kendall 118
    Brayan Pena 35
    Lucas May 9
    Billy Butler 126
    Kila Ka'aihue 32
    Wilson Betemit 4
    Mike Aviles 86
    Chris Getz 59
    Alberto Callaspo 11
    Willie Bloomquist 4
    Wilson Betemit 2
    Alberto Callaspo 76
    Wilson Betemit 51
    Josh Fields 12
    Willie Bloomquist 9
    Alex Gordon 9
    Mike Aviles 4
    Chris Getz 1
    Yuniesky Betancourt 151
    Mike Aviles 11
    Scott Podsednik 92
    Alex Gordon 55
    Mitch Maier 5
    Willie Bloomquist 4
    Wilson Betemit 2
    Jai Miller 2
    David DeJesus 1
    Gregor Blanco 1
    Mitch Maier 58
    Gregor Blanco 40
    Rick Ankiel 23
    David DeJesus 19
    Jarrod Dyson 14
    Willie Bloomquist 8
    David DeJesus 67
    Mitch Maier 40
    Jose Guillen 21
    Willie Bloomquist 15
    Jai Miller 13
    Alex Gordon 3
    Gregor Blanco 3
    Jose Guillen 84
    Billy Butler 31
    Kila Ka'aihue 15
    Wilson Betemit 12
    David DeJesus 2
    Scott Podsednik 2
    Brayan Pena 2
    Alberto Callaspo 1
    Mike Aviles 1
    Willie Bloomquist 1
    Alex Gordon 1
    Lucas May 1


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