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2008 Kansas City Royals Payroll Details

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  • The team payroll $ value represents the starting payroll on opening day.
  • The list includes all players who played at least 1 game for this team for this season and may not include all players added after opening day. For these players, the assumption is that they earned the minimum MLB salary.
  • Centiles: All players for a given year are divided into 100 groups based on a sorted list of salaries. The top 1% of salaries are in centile #100. The lowest centile is ~20 since most players below this value are making the league minimum.
  • Players making more than league average have their salary displayed in bold
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    2008 Kansas City Royals Payroll Metrics
    PlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoSalaryTeam RankMLB RankCentileLeague MinLeague Avg
    Mike Aviles3B-SS5-9195R-R27KCA: 2003-7-192$ 390,000427530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    John BaleP6-4220L-L34TOR: 1996-5-129$ 2,200,0001030767$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Brian BannisterP6-1207R-R27NYN: 2003-7-199$ 421,0001954240$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    John BuckC6-3210R-R27HOU: 1998-7-212$ 2,200,0001130766$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Billy ButlerDH6-2225R-R22KCA: 2004-1-14$ 399,0002365328$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Alberto Callaspo3B5-10180R-R25Not drafted$ 394,0002570422$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Kyle DaviesP6-2190R-R24ATL: 2001-4-135$ 390,000377530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    David DeJesusCF6-0175L-L28KCA: 2000-4-104$ 2,500,000728968$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Brandon DuckworthP6-2185B-R32ARI: 1996-61-1608$ 390,000277530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jeff FulchinoP6-5240R-R28FLO: 2001-8-242$ 390,000287530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Joey GathrightCF5-10175L-R26TBA: 2001-32-949$ 427,0001753142$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Esteban German3B-2B5-9165R-R29Not drafted$ 1,000,0001640355$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Ross Gload1B6-0185L-L32FLO: 1997-13-396$ 1,300,0001537060$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jimmy GobbleP6-3190L-L26KCA: 1999-1-43$ 1,312,5001436860$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Alex GordonLF6-1220L-R24KCA: 2005-1-2$ 406,0002058735$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Zack GreinkeP6-2190R-R24KCA: 2002-1-6$ 1,400,0001336260$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Mark Grudzielanek2B-SS6-1185R-R38MON: 1991-11-295$ 4,500,000319779$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jose GuillenRF-LF5-11195R-R32Not drafted$ 12,000,00015395$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Luke HochevarP6-5205R-R24KCA: 2006-1-1$ 390,000437530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Kila Ka'aihue1B6-3210L-R24KCA: 2002-15-438$ 390,000357530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Devon LoweryP6-1190L-R25KCA: 2001-14-415$ 390,000387530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Ron MahayP6-2190L-L37BOS: 1991-18-486$ 4,000,000421876$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Mitch MaierOF6-2195L-R26KCA: 2003-1-30$ 390,000407530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Gil MecheP6-3180R-R29SEA: 1996-1-22$ 11,400,00026294$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Neal MusserP6-2209L-L27NYN: 1999-2-73$ 390,000297530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Josh NewmanP6-1215L-L26COL: 2004-19-560$ 390,000417530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Hideo NomoP6-2230R-R39Not drafted$ 390,000267530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Miguel OlivoC6-0180R-R29Not drafted$ 2,050,0001231266$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Juan Carlos OviedoP6-1150R-R24Not drafted$ 405,0002259334$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Tony PenaP6-1160R-R27Not drafted$ 405,0002159334$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Joel PeraltaP5-11155R-R32UDFA$ 390,000307530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Horacio RamirezP6-1170L-L28ATL: 1997-5-172$ 390,000317530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Ramon RamirezP5-11170R-R26Not drafted$ 397,0002466427$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Carlos RosaP6-0160R-R23Not drafted$ 390,000397530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Ryan Shealy1B6-5240R-R28COL: 2002-11-321$ 390,000367530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Jason Smith2B-SS6-3190L-R30TBA: 1996-43-1288$ 390,000347530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Joakim SoriaP6-3180R-R24UDFA$ 426,5001853242$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Mark Teahen3B-OF6-3210L-R26OAK: 2002-1-39$ 2,337,500929967$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Robinson TejedaP6-3188R-R26Not drafted$ 390,000327530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Brett TomkoP6-4216R-R35CIN: 1995-2-54$ 3,000,000626471$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Matt TupmanC6-0190L-R28KCA: 2002-9-258$ 390,000337530$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Kip WellsP6-3196R-R31CHA: 1998-1-16$ 3,100,000526371$ 390,000$ 2,696,252
    Yasuhiko YabutaP6-1187R-R35Not drafted$ 2,500,000828968$ 390,000$ 2,696,252


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