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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

TEAM INFORMATION
Players with a dark gray box next to their salary have salaries above the league average. Players who did not start the season on a Major League roster were assumed to earn the major league minimum unless otherwise specified. Check out the payrolls section for more information.
PlayerPosAgeSalaryAvg?Lg Rank 
Billy ButlerDH26$ 8,500,000   
Jeremy GuthrieP33$ 8,200,000   
Jeff FrancoeurRF28$ 6,750,000   
Jonathan SanchezP29$ 5,600,000   
Alex GordonLF28$ 4,775,000   
Bruce ChenP35$ 4,500,000   
Jonathan BroxtonP28$ 4,000,000   
Luke HochevarP28$ 3,510,000   
Yuniesky Betancourt1B-3B30$ 2,000,000   
Felipe PaulinoP28$ 1,900,000   
Aaron CrowP25$ 1,600,000   
Humberto QuinteroC32$ 1,000,000   
Chris Getz2B28$ 967,500   
Jose MijaresP27$ 925,000   
Brayan PenaC30$ 875,000   
Mitch MaierOF30$ 865,000   
Salvador PerezC22$ 750,000   
Alcides EscobarSS25$ 519,500   
Eric Hosmer1B22$ 502,500   
Greg HollandP26$ 497,150   
Tim CollinsP22$ 495,725   
Luis MendozaP28$ 488,925   
Jason BourgeoisOF30$ 488,000   
Everett TeafordP28$ 488,000   
Danny DuffyP23$ 487,750   
Mike Moustakas3B23$ 487,250   
Adam MooreC28$ 483,600   
Lorenzo CainCF26$ 480,850   
Kelvin HerreraP22$ 480,650   
Manuel PinaC25$ 480,425   


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