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2009 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 65-97 .401
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 686-842 -156
Manager(s): Trey Hillman
General Manager: Dayton Moore
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 70,519,333 21/30
Attendance: 1,797,887 25/30
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Aaron Crow (#12) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach: Bill Duplissea
Bench Coach: John Gibbons
Bullpen Coach: John Mizerock
First Base Coach: Rusty Kuntz
Hitting Coach: Kevin Seitzer
Pitching Coach: Bob McClure
Third Base Coach: Dave Owen

#1 Draft Picks

Luke Hochevar (#1), Alex Gordon (#2), Zack Greinke (#6), Billy Butler (#14), Gil Meche (#22), Jamey Wright (#28), Mitch Maier (#30), Mark Teahen (#39)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8776.534--
8677.5281.0
7983.4887.5
6597.40121.5
6597.40121.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
16Billy Butler1B2360878183
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1
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21
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931058103230420.301.362.492854.191.288.3321.7829.0299672
13Alberto Callaspo2B2657679173
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8
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11
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73215251140515.300.356.457813.156.248.3120.9852.4263634
9David DeJesusLF2955874157
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28
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9
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13
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71495187805510.281.347.434781.152.235.3111.7142.9242627
24Mark Teahen3B2752469142
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34
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1
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12
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508137123642211.271.325.408733.137.221.3323.3243.7214571
8Willie BloomquistRF-SS3143452115
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11
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8
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4
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29256277311427.265.308.355663.090.196.3092.70108.5154468
17Mike JacobsDH284344699
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1
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19
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61004113222019.228.297.401698.173.267.2823.2222.8174478
21Miguel OlivoC303905197
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15
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5
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23
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655219126501110.249.292.490782.241.297.3066.6317.0191416
35Mitch MaierCF273414283
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3192437642726.243.333.331664.088.235.3031.77113.7113397
11Jose GuillenRF332813068
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09
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40102250810113.242.314.367681.125.206.2652.2731.2103312
3Yuniesky BetancourtSS272462559
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10
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5
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2702112600338.240.269.370639.130.167.2512.3661.591263
14John BuckC281861646
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12
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4
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8
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3611135510112.247.299.484783.237.306.3064.2323.390202
2Coco CrispCF291803041
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14132292311414.228.336.378714.150.372.2450.7960.068215
27Brayan PenaC271651745
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06
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1800121802425.273.318.442760.170.242.2731.5027.573183
4Alex Gordon3B251642838
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2250214320115.232.324.378702.146.305.2762.0527.362189
30Mike AvilesSS281201022
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81042600213.183.208.250458.067.108.2236.50120.030127
1Josh AndersonCF261182028
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812352100003.237.268.288556.051.169.2814.20118.034123
46Luis HernandezSS2573415
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0041041810302.205.256.219475.014.082.2734.50--1681
1Tony PenaSS285135
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0020021300001.098.132.118250.020.059.1326.50--653
26Ryan FreelRF3345811
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0030041200000.244.306.289595.044.133.3333.00--1349
7Tug Hulett2B261842
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0001001600000.111.158.111269.000.056.1676.00--219
23Zack GreinkeP25601
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000000200000.167.167.333500.167.167.250----26
19Brian BannisterP28501
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0001000200001.200.200.200400.000.000.333----15
44Luke HochevarP255000000000400000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
55Gil MecheP302000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
52Bruce ChenP32101
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00000010000001.0001.0001.0002000.0001.0001.0000.00--12
28Kyle DaviesP251000000000000100.000.000.0000.000.000.000----02
Batting Totals166855326861432276511446578829457109142203832135.259.314.405719.146.240.2982.3938.422426059
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
23Zack Greinke251682.1633336300229195645511512425041.077.660.432.009.514.75
19Brian Bannister287124.7326260000154161948115509812241.379.410.882.925.731.96
44Luke Hochevar257136.552525210014316710910423461069081.4910.511.452.906.672.30
55Gil Meche306105.092323110012914481731758957031.5710.051.194.056.631.64
28Kyle Davies25895.2722221000123122767218668610041.538.931.324.836.291.30
34Jamey Wright35354.336500014079735138844607071.488.320.915.016.841.36
51Robinson Tejeda27423.53356005073433029450876131.265.230.496.0810.581.74
52Bruce Chen32165.811790040627442401225454041.6010.741.743.636.531.80
47Sidney Ponson32177.32149000058795048625322021.7612.050.923.814.881.28
48Joakim Soria25322.2147000413053441413516693021.137.470.852.7211.724.31
56Roman Colon29234.864300013050502727722291221.449.001.263.965.221.32
37Juan Cruz30345.764600018250463432629386011.508.281.085.226.841.31
32Ron Mahay38114.834100011041552622919344021.8012.071.984.177.461.79
40Kyle Farnsworth33154.624100018037432219314422111.5410.460.733.4110.223.00
49John Bale35015.794300012128341918318242011.8610.930.965.797.711.33
52Horacio Ramirez29025.87191001022271615311131001.6510.571.174.305.091.18
41Lenny DiNardo290310.295500002141282421581012.6717.570.866.433.430.53
57Yasuhiko Yabuta362113.501200030142921213794002.5718.641.934.505.791.29
37Dusty Hughes27025.1481000014139828151021.508.361.295.149.641.88
54Anthony Lerew26014.153200001314864870001.699.692.775.544.850.88
47Victor Marte28008.258000401213121121271002.089.751.509.005.250.58
53Carlos Rosa24003.277000511010441340001.188.180.822.453.271.33
45Doug Waechter28009.0050003059552331002.4016.203.605.405.401.00
Pitching Totals65974.8358816210515234142614868427651666001153896511.469.381.053.797.281.92
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Josh Anderson260000001311100--------------1.000.974--9321
Mike Aviles28000023400000----------.973--------51924
John Bale35430000000000.889------------------351
Brian Bannister282600000000001.000------------------10240
Yuniesky Betancourt27000007100000----------.970--------1111819
Willie Bloomquist31003143389226100----1.000.9671.000.9561.0001.000.975--21412310
John Buck28046000000008--.976----------------309148
Billy Butler2300145000000011----.992--------------11419210
Alberto Callaspo2600014614100000------.9731.0001.000--------24539217
Bruce Chen32170000000000.923------------------391
Roman Colon29430000000000.923------------------841
Coco Crisp29000000049000--------------.976----12003
Juan Cruz304600000000001.000------------------150
Kyle Davies25220000000000.909------------------10102
David DeJesus290000001393200------------1.0001.0001.000--310130
Lenny DiNardo29500000000001.000------------------010
Kyle Farnsworth33410000000000.750------------------031
Ryan Freel33000100141200------------1.0001.0001.000--1610
Alex Gordon25000049000000--------.920----------219410
Zack Greinke25330000000000.979------------------11351
Jose Guillen330000004065010------------1.000--.962--9844
Luis Hernandez25000852300000------1.0001.000.986--------27611
Luke Hochevar252500000000001.000------------------10200
Dusty Hughes27800000000001.000------------------120
Tug Hulett2600051110200------1.000.000------1.000--471
Mike Jacobs2800150000000102----.982--------------94142
Anthony Lerew26300000000001.000------------------220
Ron Mahay384100000000001.000------------------540
Mitch Maier2700000017853600------------1.0001.0001.000--250110
Victor Marte28800000000001.000------------------300
Gil Meche302300000000001.000------------------8210
Miguel Olivo300103000000008--.990----------------718478
Brayan Pena270300000000014--1.000----------------16870
Tony Pena28000004000000----------.936--------29445
Sidney Ponson32140000000000.952------------------4161
Horacio Ramirez291900000000001.000------------------420
Carlos Rosa2470000000000--------------------000
Joakim Soria25470000000000.875------------------251
Mark Teahen27001131070003200----1.0001.000.956------.975--17018012
Robinson Tejeda273500000000001.000------------------350
Doug Waechter2850000000000--------------------000
Jamey Wright35650000000000.895------------------1162
Yasuhiko Yabuta361200000000001.000------------------010


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