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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
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
1Josh AndersonOFMLB6-2195LeftRight8/10/198226Somerset,Kentucky20034119HOU

30Mike Aviles3B-SSMLB5-9195RightRight3/13/198128New York,New York20037192KC
49John BalePMLB6-4220LeftLeft5/22/197435Cheverly,Maryland19965129TOR
19Brian BannisterPMLB6-1207RightRight2/28/198128Scottsdale,Arizona20037199NYM
3Yuniesky Betancourt1B-3BMLB5-10190RightRight1/31/198227Santa Clara,Cuba2005UDFA SEA
8Willie Bloomquist2B-SSMLB5-11185RightRight11/27/197731Bremerton,Washington1999395SEA
14John BuckCMLB6-3210RightRight7/7/198028Kemmerer,Wyoming19987212HOU
16Billy ButlerDHMLB6-2225RightRight4/18/198623Orange Park,Florida2004114KC
13Alberto Callaspo3BMLB5-10180RightRight4/19/198326Maracay,Venezuela2001UDFA ANA
52Bruce ChenPMLB6-1180BothLeft6/19/197732Panama City,Panama1993UDFA ATL
56Roman ColonPMLB6-3170RightRight8/13/197929Monte Cristi,Dominican Republic1995UDFA ATL
2Coco CrispCFMLB6-0185BothRight11/1/197929Los Angeles,California19997222STL
37Juan CruzPMLB6-2155RightRight10/15/197830Bonao,Dominican Republic1997UDFA CHC
28Kyle DaviesPMLB6-2190RightRight9/9/198325Decatur,Georgia20014135ATL
9David DeJesusCFMLB6-0175LeftLeft12/20/197929Brooklyn,New York20004104KC
41Lenny DiNardoPMLB6-4190LeftLeft9/9/197929Miami,Florida20013102NYM
40Kyle FarnsworthPMLB6-4215RightRight4/14/197633Wichita,Kansas1994471290CHC
26Ryan FreelCF-3BMLB5-10185RightRight3/8/197633Jacksonville,Florida199510272TOR
4Alex GordonLFMLB6-1220LeftRight2/10/198425Lincoln,Nebraska200512KC
23Zack GreinkePMLB6-2190RightRight10/21/198325Orlando,Florida200216KC
11Jose GuillenRF-LFMLB5-11195RightRight5/17/197633San Cristobal,Dominican Republic1992UDFA PIT
46Luis Hernandez2BMLB5-10140BothRight6/26/198425Quibor,Venezuela2000UDFA ATL
44Luke HochevarPMLB6-5205RightRight9/15/198325Fowler,Colorado200611KC
37Dusty HughesPMLB5-9195LeftLeft6/29/198227Tupelo,Mississippi200311312KC
7Tug Hulett3BMLB5-10175LeftRight2/28/198326Springfield,Illinois200414411TEX
17Mike Jacobs1BMLB6-2200LeftRight10/30/198028Chula Vista,California1999381156NYM
54Anthony LerewPMLB6-3210LeftRight10/28/198226Carlisle,Pennsylvania200111345ATL
32Ron MahayPMLB6-2190LeftLeft6/28/197138Crestwood,Illinois199118487BOS
35Mitch MaierOFMLB6-2195LeftRight6/30/198227Petoskey,Michigan2003130KC
47Victor MartePMLB6-2190RightRight11/8/198028Puerto Plata,Dominican Republic1978UDFA PIT
55Gil MechePMLB6-3180RightRight9/8/197830Lafayette,Louisiana1996122SEA
21Miguel OlivoCMLB6-0180RightRight7/15/197830Villa Vasquez,Dominican Republic1996UDFA OAK
27Brayan PenaCMLB5-11210BothRight1/7/198227Havana,Cuba2000UDFA ATL
1Tony PenaPMLB6-1160RightRight3/23/198128Santiago,Dominican Republic1999UDFA ATL
47Sidney PonsonPMLB6-1225RightRight11/2/197632Noord,Aruba1993UDFA BAL
52Horacio RamirezPMLB6-1170LeftLeft11/24/197929Carson,California19975172ATL
53Carlos RosaPMLB6-0160RightRight9/21/198424San Francisco de Macoris,Dominican Republic2001UDFA KC
48Joakim SoriaPMLB6-3180RightRight5/18/198425Monclova,Mexico2001UDFA LAD
24Mark Teahen3B-OFMLB6-3210LeftRight9/6/198127Redlands,California2002139OAK
51Robinson TejedaPMLB6-3188RightRight3/24/198227Bani,Dominican Republic1998UDFA PHI
45Doug WaechterPMLB6-4200RightRight1/28/198128St. Petersburg,Florida1999385TB
34Jamey WrightPMLB6-5221RightRight2/24/197435Oklahoma City,Oklahoma1993128COL
57Yasuhiko YabutaPMLB6-1187RightRight6/19/197336Osaka,Japan2008UDFA KC
Team PersonnelPosition 
Bob DavisBroadcaster 
Bill DuplisseaAssistant Coach 
John GibbonsBench Coach 
Doug HenryRoving Pitching Instructor 
Trey HillmanManager 
Rusty KuntzFirst Base Coach 
Ryan LefebvreBroadcaster 
Jack MaloofSpecial Asst, Player Development 
Denny MatthewsBroadcaster 
Bob McClurePitching Coach 
John MizerockBullpen Coach 
Dayton MooreGeneral Manager 
Dave OwenThird Base Coach 
John RameyScout 
Kevin SeitzerHitting Coach 
Luis SilverioSpecial Assistant Player Development 
Doug SissonMinor League Field Coordinator 
Paul SplittorffBroadcaster 
Steve StewartBroadcaster 
Frank WhiteBroadcaster 


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