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2009 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  65-97   .401
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Trey Hillman
General Manager:   Dayton Moore
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,797,887
Payroll:  $70,519,333
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Ron Mahay (38)
Youngest Player:  Billy Butler (23)
Longest Tenure:  David DeJesus (7)
Top Hitter:  Billy Butler (30)
Top Pitcher:  Zack Greinke (1)
Top Draft Pick:  Aaron Crow (#12)

Roster Continuity:  68.59%
Top Prospect:   Mike Moustakas
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Minnesota8776.534--
Detroit8677.5281.0
Chi White Sox7983.4887.5
Cleveland6597.40121.5
KC Royals6597.40121.5

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 
Jose GuillenRF-LF33$ 12,000,000  58 
Gil MecheP30$ 11,400,000  69 
Coco CrispCF29$ 6,083,333   
Kyle FarnsworthP33$ 4,250,000   
Ryan FreelCF-3B33$ 4,000,000   
Ron MahayP38$ 4,000,000   
Zack GreinkeP25$ 3,750,000   
David DeJesusCF29$ 3,600,000   
Mark Teahen3B-OF27$ 3,575,000   
Mike Jacobs1B28$ 3,275,000   
John BuckC28$ 2,900,000   
Miguel OlivoC30$ 2,700,000   
Yuniesky Betancourt1B-3B27$ 2,300,000   
Juan CruzP30$ 2,250,000   
Horacio RamirezP29$ 1,800,000   
Willie Bloomquist2B-SS31$ 1,400,000   
Kyle DaviesP25$ 1,300,000   
John BaleP35$ 1,200,000   
Joakim SoriaP25$ 1,000,000   
Doug WaechterP28$ 640,000   
Alex GordonLF25$ 457,000   
Robinson TejedaP27$ 437,000   
Tony PenaP28$ 425,000   
Mike Aviles3B-SS28$ 424,500   
Billy ButlerDH23$ 421,000   
Alberto Callaspo3B26$ 415,500   
Brayan PenaC27$ 405,000   
Josh AndersonOF26$ 400,000   


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