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2010 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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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), 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
  • 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 2010 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    24Rick AnkielRF-CF6-1210L-L301999SLN: 1997-2-72MLB-Retired
    30Mike Aviles3B-SS5-9195R-R292008KCA: 2003-7-192MLB-Free Agent
    19Brian BannisterP6-1207R-R292006NYN: 2003-7-199MLB--
    3Yuniesky Betancourt1B-3B5-10190R-R282005Not draftedMLB-Int
    46Wilson BetemitDH6-3190B-R282001Not draftedMLB-Restricted List
    7Gregor BlancoCF-LF5-11170L-L262008UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    8Willie Bloomquist2B-SS5-11185R-R322002SEA: 1999-3-95MLB-Retired
    41Bryan BullingtonP6-5220R-R292005PIT: 2002-1-1MLB--
    16Billy ButlerDH6-2225R-R242007KCA: 2004-1-14MLB-Free Agent
    13Alberto Callaspo3B5-10180R-R272006Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    57Jesse ChavezP6-2153R-R262008TEX: 2002-42-1252MLB-Free Agent
    52Bruce ChenP6-1180B-L331998UDFAMLB-Retired
    56Roman ColonP6-3170R-R302004Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    37Juan CruzP6-2155R-R312001Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    34Kyle DaviesP6-2190R-R262005ATL: 2001-4-135MLB-Int
    9David DeJesusCF6-0175L-L302003KCA: 2000-4-104MLB-Free Agent
    1Jarrod DysonCF5-10160L-R252010KCA: 2006-50-1475MLB-Free Agent
    40Kyle FarnsworthP6-4215R-R341999CHN: 1994-47-1290MLBHouston AstrosMinors
    11Josh Fields1B6-2210R-R272006CHA: 2004-1-18MLB-Free Agent
    17Chris Getz2B6-0165L-R262008CHA: 2005-4-125MLB-Retired
    4Alex GordonLF6-1220L-R262007KCA: 2005-1-2MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    23Zack GreinkeP6-2190R-R262004KCA: 2002-1-6MLBArizona DiamondbacksMLB-Active
    6Jose GuillenRF-LF5-11195R-R341997Not draftedMLB--
    44Luke HochevarP6-5205R-R262007KCA: 2006-1-1MLB-Free Agent
    56Greg HollandP5-11180R-R242010KCA: 2007-10-306MLB-Free Agent
    31Dusty HughesP5-9195L-L282009KCA: 2003-11-312MLB-Free Agent
    59Philip HumberP6-4210R-R272006NYN: 2004-1-3MLB-Retired
    25Kila Ka'aihue1B6-3210L-R262008KCA: 2002-15-438MLB-Free Agent
    18Jason KendallC6-0195R-R361996PIT: 1992-1-23MLB-Retired
    54Anthony LerewP6-3210L-R272005ATL: 2001-11-345MLB-Free Agent
    12Mitch MaierOF6-2195L-R282006KCA: 2003-1-30MLB-Free Agent
    47Victor MarteP6-2190R-R292009Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    22Lucas MayC6-0190R-R252010LAN: 2003-8-241MLB-Free Agent
    55Gil MecheP6-3180R-R311999SEA: 1996-1-22MLB--
    39Luis MendozaP6-3180R-R262007Not draftedMLB-Int
    26Jai MillerRF6-4195R-R252008FLO: 2003-4-113MLB-Free Agent
    37Sean O'SullivanP6-1220R-R222009ANA: 2005-3-103MLB-Free Agent
    67John ParrishP5-11181L-L322000BAL: 1996-25-741MLB--
    27Brayan PenaC5-11210B-R282005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    22Scott PodsednikLF-CF6-0170L-L342001TEX: 1994-3-85MLB-Free Agent
    65Josh RupeP6-2180R-R272005CHA: 2002-3-90MLB--
    48Joakim SoriaP6-3180R-R262007UDFAMLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    51Robinson TejedaP6-3188R-R282005Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    53Kanekoa TexeiraP6-2190R-R242010CHA: 2006-22-675MLB-Retired
    57Brad ThompsonP6-1190R-R282005SLN: 2002-16-492MLB--
    38Blake WoodP6-4225R-R242010KCA: 2006-3-77MLBCincinnati RedsMLB-Active

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