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2012 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  72-90   .444
Result:   3rd in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Ned Yost
General Manager:   Dayton Moore
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,739,859
Payroll:  $60,916,225
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bruce Chen (35)
Youngest Player:  Salvador Perez (22)
Longest Tenure:  Billy Butler, Alex Gordon, Mitch Maier (6)
Top Hitter:  Billy Butler (8)
Top Pitcher:  Bruce Chen (16)
Top Draft Pick:  Kyle Zimmer (#5)

Roster Continuity:  71.73%
Top Prospect:   Mike Montgomery
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Detroit8874.543--
Chi White Sox8577.5253.0
KC Royals7290.44416.0
Cleveland6894.42020.0
Minnesota6696.40722.0

BATTING STATISTICS
BatterGameSeasonResultABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFGDPC-GC-HC-HRC-RBIC-SBFeat Description
Jeff Francoeur2012-04-072012W  6-3 @ ANA40200020001000010001030121554451000th career game
Brayan Pena2012-04-152012L  13-7 vs KCA514100100000000271175127424 hits
Alcides Escobar2012-04-212012L  9-5 vs KCA41410000000000036431410102424 hits
Billy Butler2012-04-252012W  8-2 @ CLE5220023000000007107857838632 home runs
Alex Gordon2012-05-052012W  5-1 vs KCA52410010001000058556472262474 hits
Irving Falu2012-05-062012L  10-4 vs KCA412010000010000120001st career game, 1st career hit
Irving Falu2012-05-132012W  9-1 @ CHA501000100010000470101st career RBI
Jeff Francoeur2012-05-202012L  2-0 vs KCA40401000000000010371066122560454 hits
Jarrod Dyson2012-05-222012L  3-2 @ NYA4000000000400006945112184 strikeouts
Clint Robinson2012-06-082012L  4-2 @ PIT100000000010000100001st career game
Vincent Mazzaro2012-06-092012L  5-3 @ PIT2010001000100001610101st career hit, 1st career RBI
Alex Gordon2012-06-172012W  5-3 @ SLN31000000050000062360173270495 walks
Luke Hochevar2012-06-192012W  2-0 @ HOU3010000000100001110001st career hit
Mike Moustakas2012-06-242012L  11-8 vs KCA523002300010000155158176632 home runs
Yuniesky Betancourt2012-07-022012W  11-3 @ TOR522100200010000100096165404301000th career game
Mike Moustakas2012-07-022012W  11-3 @ TOR512101500010000162162197345 RBis
Salvador Perez2012-07-052012W  9-6 @ TOR524000000000000506662804 hits
Mike Moustakas2012-07-132012L  9-8 vs KCA711001100040000169170217854 strikeouts
Alcides Escobar2012-07-142012W  6-3 vs KCA42200230001000043439413125522 home runs
Lorenzo Cain2012-07-252012L  11-6 @ ANA300000000022000676942882 hit by pitches
Alex Gordon2012-08-112012W  7-3 @ BAL52200220002000067167077293532 home runs
Alcides Escobar2012-08-182012W  9-4 vs KCA53400001000000046643513138634 hits
Mike Moustakas2012-08-212012W  1-0 @ TBA400000000040000202197248854 strikeouts
Billy Butler2012-08-262012L  8-6 @ BOS5110000000400008179089945454 strikeouts
David Lough2012-09-012012L  8-7 vs KCA522000000000000120001st career game, 1st career hit
Salvador Perez2012-09-012012L  8-7 vs KCA51400010000000090109114604 hits
David Lough2012-09-032012L  8-4 vs KCA411000010010001350011st career stolen base
Billy Butler2012-09-052012L  7-6 vs KCA4233001000000008279249946053 Doubles
David Lough2012-09-052012L  7-6 vs KCA300000100110010450111st career RBI
Lorenzo Cain2012-09-072012W  7-5 @ CHA522002300020000105102842152 home runs
Eric Hosmer2012-09-092012W  2-1 @ CHA50000000004000026426932135254 strikeouts
Billy Butler2012-09-142012L  9-7 vs KCA4210011000100008359341004665100th career home run
Alcides Escobar2012-09-252012L  2-0 @ DET4010000100100005004691314871500th career game


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