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2008 Kansas City RoyalsPayroll Summary
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Ross Gload earned $1,300,000 for the 2008 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record75-87 (4th in American League Central)League Rank11thMLB Rank20th
BallparkKauffman Stadium
ManagerTrey HillmanGeneral ManagerDayton Moore
CoachesMichael Barnett (Hitting Coach), Rusty Kuntz (First Base Coach), Bob McClure (Pitching Coach), John Mizerock (Bullpen Coach), Dave Owen (Bench Coach), Luis Silverio (Third Base Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickEric Hosmer (#3)
Payroll$58,245,500 (Rank: 24th)
Attendance1,578,922 (Rank: 29th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 63-81 ... Northwest Arkansas Naturals (AA) 75-65 ... Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+) 69-71 ... Burlington Bees (A) 73-65 ... Burlington Royals (Rk) 24-41 ... Idaho Falls Chukars (Rk) 33-43 ... Arizona Royals (Rk) 23-33 ...
Years Available1969-2018

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Payroll Data for 2008 Kansas City Royals

TopPREV  NEXTPayrolls Main 1st Round Draft Picks Active Players Currently Active on this Team
Player NamePosHt Wt B-T BornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationSalary ($)MLB-RankTM-RankStatusCurrent Org (Level)
Mike Aviles3B-SS5-9 195 R-R 1981-03-13 27New York,New York MLB2000-20172008-2017
2003- 7- 192-KCA
390,00075342Free Agent  
John BaleP6-4 220 L-L 1974-05-22 34Cheverly,Maryland MLB1996-20111999-2009
1996- 5- 129-TOR
2,200,00030710  
Brian BannisterP6-1 207 R-R 1981-02-28 27Scottsdale,Arizona MLB2000-20102006-2010
2003- 7- 199-NYN
421,00054219  
John BuckC6-3 210 R-R 1980-07-07 27Kemmerer,Wyoming MLB1998-20142004-2014
1998- 7- 212-HOU
2,200,00030711Retired  
Billy ButlerDH6-2 225 R-R 1986-04-18 22Orange Park,Florida MLB2004-20162007-2016
2004- 1-  14-KCA
399,00065323Free Agent  
Alberto Callaspo3B5-10 180 R-R 1983-04-19 25Maracay,Venezuela MLB2002-20172006-2015
2001-   UDFA-ANA
394,00070425Free Agent  
Kyle DaviesP6-2 190 R-R 1983-09-09 24Decatur,Georgia MLB2001-20182005-2015
2001- 4- 135-ATL
390,00075337International  
David DeJesusCF6-0 175 L-L 1979-12-20 28Brooklyn,New York MLB1998-20152003-2015
2000- 4- 104-KCA
2,500,0002897Free Agent  
Brandon DuckworthP6-2 185 B-R 1976-01-23 32Salt Lake City,Utah MLB1995-20132001-2008
1996-61-1608-ARI
390,00075327Free Agent  
Jeff FulchinoP6-5 240 R-R 1979-11-26 28Titusville,Florida MLB2001-20132006-2011
2001- 8- 242-FLO
390,00075328  
Joey GathrightCF5-10 175 L-R 1982-04-22 26Hattiesburg,Mississippi MLB2002-20132004-2011
2001-32- 949-TBA
427,00053117Free Agent  
Esteban German3B-2B5-9 165 R-R 1978-12-26 29Santo Domingo,Dom Rep MLB1998-20152002-2011
1996-   UDFA-OAK
1,000,00040316  
Ross Gload1B6-0 185 L-L 1976-04-05 32Brooklyn,New York MLB1995-20112000-2011
1997-13- 396-FLO
1,300,00037015  
Jimmy GobbleP6-3 190 L-L 1981-07-19 26Bristol,Tennessee MLB1999-20102003-2009
1999- 1-  43-KCA
1,312,50036814  
Alex GordonLF6-1 220 L-R 1984-02-10 24Lincoln,Nebraska MLB2003-20182007-2018
2005- 1-   2-KCA
406,00058720ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
Zack GreinkeP6-2 190 R-R 1983-10-21 24Orlando,Florida MLB2002-20182004-2018
2002- 1-   6-KCA
1,400,00036213ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
Mark Grudzielanek2B-SS6-1 185 R-R 1970-06-30 38Milwaukee,Wisconsin MLB1991-20101995-2010
1991-11- 295-MON
4,500,0001973  
Jose GuillenRF-LF5-11 195 R-R 1976-05-17 32San Cristobal,Dom Rep MLB1994-20101997-2010
1992-   UDFA-PIT
12,000,000531  
Luke HochevarP6-5 205 R-R 1983-09-15 24Fowler,Colorado MLB2003-20162007-2016
2006- 1-   1-KCA
390,00075343Free Agent  
Kila Ka'aihue1B6-3 210 L-R 1984-03-29 24Kailua,Hawaii MLB2002-20152008-2012
2002-15- 438-KCA
390,00075335Free Agent  
Devon LoweryP6-1 190 L-R 1983-03-24 25Lincolnton,North Carolina MLB2001-20102008-2008
2001-14- 415-KCA
390,00075338Free Agent  
Ron MahayP6-2 190 L-L 1971-06-28 37Crestwood,Illinois MLB1991-20121995-2010
1991-18- 486-BOS
4,000,0002184Retired  
Mitch MaierOF6-2 195 L-R 1982-06-30 26Petoskey,Michigan MLB2001-20142006-2012
2003- 1-  30-KCA
390,00075340Free Agent  
Gil MecheP6-3 180 R-R 1978-09-08 29Lafayette,Louisiana MLB1996-20101999-2010
1996- 1-  22-SEA
11,400,000622  
Neal MusserP6-2 209 L-L 1980-08-25 27Otterbein,Indiana MLB1999-20102007-2008
1999- 2-  73-NYN
390,00075329  
Josh NewmanP6-1 215 L-L 1982-06-11 26Wheelersburg,Ohio MLB2001-20092007-2008
2004-19- 560-COL
390,00075341  
Hideo NomoP6-2 230 R-R 1968-08-31 39Osaka,Japan MLB1990-20081995-2008
1995-   UDFA-LAN
390,00075326  
Miguel OlivoC6-0 180 R-R 1978-07-15 29Villa Vasquez,Dom Rep MLB1998-20172002-2014
1996-   UDFA-OAK
2,050,00031212Free Agent  
Juan Carlos OviedoP6-1 150 R-R 1983-08-14 24Jamao Norte,Dom Rep MLB2001-20142005-2014
2000-   UDFA-PIT
405,00059322Free Agent  
Tony PenaP6-1 160 R-R 1981-03-23 27Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2000-20172006-2009
1999-   UDFA-ATL
405,00059321MinorsKansas City Royals (MLB)
Joel PeraltaP5-11 155 R-R 1976-03-23 32Bonao,Dom Rep MLB2000-20162005-2016
1996-   UDFA-OAK
390,00075330Free Agent  
Horacio RamirezP6-1 170 L-L 1979-11-24 28Carson,California MLB1997-20172003-2011
1997- 5- 172-ATL
390,00075331Free Agent  
Ramon RamirezP5-11 170 R-R 1981-08-31 26Santiago,Dom Rep MLB2002-20172006-2014
1996-   UDFA-TEX
397,00066424Free Agent  
Carlos RosaP6-0 160 R-R 1984-09-21 23San Francisco de Macoris,Dom Rep MLB2002-20162008-2010
2001-   UDFA-KCA
390,00075339  
Ryan Shealy1B6-5 240 R-R 1979-08-29 28Fort Lauderdale,Florida MLB1999-20112005-2010
2002-11- 321-COL
390,00075336  
Jason Smith2B-SS6-3 190 L-R 1977-07-24 30Meridian,Mississippi MLB1997-20152001-2009
1996-43-1288-TBA
390,00075334  
Joakim SoriaP6-3 180 R-R 1984-05-18 24Monclova,Mexico MLB2002-20182007-2018
2001-   UDFA-LAN
426,50053218Free Agent  
Mark Teahen3B-OF6-3 210 L-R 1981-09-06 26Redlands,California MLB2000-20132005-2011
2002- 1-  39-OAK
2,337,5002999Retired  
Robinson TejedaP6-3 188 R-R 1982-03-24 26Bani,Dom Rep MLB1999-20152005-2011
1998-   UDFA-PHI
390,00075332Free Agent  
Brett TomkoP6-4 216 R-R 1973-04-07 35San Diego,California MLB1995-20141997-2011
1995- 2-  54-CIN
3,000,0002646Free Agent  
Matt TupmanC6-0 190 L-R 1979-11-25 28Concord,New Hampshire MLB2001-20112008-2008
2002- 9- 258-KCA
390,00075333  
Kip WellsP6-3 196 R-R 1977-04-21 31Houston,Texas MLB1996-20131999-2012
1998- 1-  16-CHA
3,100,0002635Retired  
Yasuhiko YabutaP6-1 187 R-R 1973-06-19 35Osaka,Japan MLB1996-20122008-2009
2007-   UDFA-KCA
2,500,0002898