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2009 Kansas City RoyalsAmerican League (MLB)
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Joakim Soria played for the 2009 Kansas City Royals
LeagueAmerican LeagueDivisionCentralLevelMajor League Baseball
NicknameRoyals
LocationKansas City,Missouri
Record65-97 (3rd in American League Central)League Rank8thMLB Rank18th
BallparkKauffman Stadium
ManagerTrey HillmanGeneral ManagerDayton Moore
CoachesJohn Gibbons (Bench Coach), Rusty Kuntz (First Base Coach), Bob McClure (Pitching Coach), John Mizerock (Bullpen Coach), Dave Owen (Third Base Coach), Kevin Seitzer (Hitting Coach)
PlayoffsNo playoff information
#1 Draft PickAaron Crow (#12)
Payroll$70,519,333 (Rank: 21st)
Attendance1,797,887 (Rank: 25th)
Minor League AffiliatesOmaha Royals (AAA) 64-80 ... Northwest Arkansas Naturals (AA) 73-67 ... Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+) 84-55 ... Burlington Bees (A) 64-75 ... Burlington Royals (Rk) 24-44 ... Idaho Falls Chukars (Rk) 43-31 ... Arizona Royals (Rk) 20-35 ...
Years Available1969-2018

Team History -- 2009 Statistics -- 2009 Roster VR -- Game Log -- Batting Lineups -- Defensive Lineups -- Starting Pitchers -- Draft Picks -- Prospects -- Spring Training -- Payroll -- Organizational Roster -- Transactions
Batting Stats -- Pitching Stats -- Fielding Stats -- Team Personnel

 
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2009 Batting Statistics

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UnifPlayerPosBaAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%Draft InformationStatusCurrent Org (Level)
16Billy Butler1bR231596087818351121931058103204320.301.362.492.85429973672.332.191.288.3698.615.31.83.129.039.9
2004- 1-  14-KCA
Free Agent  
13Alberto Callaspo2bR26155576791734181173215251105415.300.356.457.81326360634.312.157.248.3538.28.01.01.752.434.7
2001-   UDFA-ANA
Free Agent  
9David DeJesuslfL29144558741572891371495187855010.281.347.434.78124250627.311.153.235.3438.113.91.72.142.931.9
2000- 4- 104-KCA
Free Agent  
24Mark Teahen3bL271445246914234112508137123622411.271.325.408.73321447571.332.137.221.3216.521.53.32.143.733.1
2002- 1-  39-OAK
Retired  
17Mike JacobsdhL2812843446991611961004113220129.228.297.401.69817436478.282.173.267.3068.627.63.24.022.836.4
1999-38-1156-NYN
Free Agent  
8Willie Bloomquistrf-ssR3112543452115118429256277314217.265.308.355.66315423468.309.090.196.2945.815.62.70.9108.520.0
1999- 3-  95-SEA
Retired  
21Miguel OlivocR30114390519715523655219126511010.249.292.490.78219143416.306.241.297.3344.630.36.65.517.044.3
1996-   UDFA-OAK
Free Agent  
35Mitch MaiercfL27127341428315333192437647226.243.333.331.66411321397.303.088.235.30210.819.11.80.8113.725.3
2003- 1-  30-KCA
Free Agent  
11Jose GuillenrfR3381281306880940102250801113.242.314.367.68110317312.265.125.206.3047.116.02.32.931.225.0
1992-   UDFA-PIT
 
3Yuniesky BetancourtssR2771246255910542702112603308.240.269.370.6399119263.251.130.167.2784.29.92.41.561.532.2
2005-   UDFA-SEA
International  
14John BuckcR2859186164612483611135511102.247.299.484.7839024202.306.237.306.3356.427.24.24.023.352.2
1998- 7- 212-HOU
Retired  
2Coco CrispcfB2949180304185314132292314114.228.336.378.7146816215.245.150.372.31913.510.70.81.460.039.0
1999- 7- 222-SLN
Free Agent  
27Brayan PenacB2764165174510061800121804225.273.318.442.7607316183.273.169.242.3266.69.81.53.327.535.6
2000-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
4Alex Gordon3bL254916428386062250214321105.232.324.378.7026212189.276.146.305.31511.122.82.13.227.331.6
2005- 1-   2-KCA
ActiveKansas City Royals (MLB)
30Mike AvilesssR2836120102231181042602103.183.208.250.458305127.223.067.108.2033.220.56.50.8120.022.7
2003- 7- 192-KCA
Free Agent  
1Josh AndersoncfL26441182028301812352100003.237.268.288.556344123.281.051.169.2514.117.14.20.8118.014.3
2003- 4- 119-HOU
 
46Luis HernandezssB25377341510041041813002.205.256.219.47516181.273.014.082.2224.922.24.50.00.06.7
2000-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
1Tony PenassR2840513510020021300001.098.132.118.2506153.132.020.059.1183.824.56.50.00.020.0
1999-   UDFA-ATL
MinorsKansas City Royals (MLB)
26Ryan FreelrfR33184581120030041200000.244.306.289.59513249.333.045.133.2738.224.53.00.00.018.2
1995-10- 272-TOR
 
7Tug Hulett2bL261518420001001600000.111.158.111.2692019.167.000.056.1315.331.66.00.00.00.0
2004-14- 411-TEX
Free Agent  
23Zack GreinkepR2526011000000200000.167.167.333.500216.250.166.167.2100.033.30.00.00.0100.0
2002- 1-   6-KCA
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
19Brian BannisterpR2825010001000200001.200.200.200.400105.333.000.000.1790.040.00.00.00.00.0
2003- 7- 199-NYN
 
44Luke HochevarpR2525000000000400000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.080.00.00.00.00.0
2006- 1-   1-KCA
Free Agent  
55Gil MechepR3012000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.050.00.00.00.00.0
1996- 1-  22-SEA
 
28Kyle DaviespR2511000000000001000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.000.0000.00.00.00.00.00.0
2001- 4- 135-ATL
International  
52Bruce ChenpB32110100000010000001.0001.0001.0002.0001021.000.0001.000.80150.00.00.00.00.00.0
1993-   UDFA-ATL
Retired  
Batting Totals: (26 players)16255326861432276511446578829457109142383220135.259.318.405.72322424716101.298.405.240.0007.517.92.42.438.432.9 

2009 Pitching Statistics

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UnifPlayerThAgePosHiLvlWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPctFIPDraftStatusCurrent Org (Level)
23Zack GreinkeR25STMLB1682.16333306300229.1195645511512425001.077.650.432.009.504.752.51.6672.28
2002- 1-   6-KCA
ActiveArizona Diamondbacks (MLB)
19Brian BannisterR28STMLB7124.73262600000154.0161948115509812201.379.410.882.925.731.965.49.3684.06
2003- 7- 199-NYN
 
44Luke HochevarR25STMLB7136.55252502100143.016710910423461069001.4910.511.452.906.672.306.86.3504.67
2006- 1-   1-KCA
Free Agent  
55Gil MecheR30STMLB6105.09232301100129.014481731758957001.5710.051.194.056.631.645.65.3754.69
1996- 1-  22-SEA
 
28Kyle DaviesR25STMLB895.27222201000123.0122767218668610001.538.931.324.836.291.305.56.4715.21
2001- 4- 135-ATL
International  
34Jamey WrightR35RelMLB354.33650650014079.0735138844607001.488.320.915.016.841.365.81.3754.57
1993- 1-  28-COL
Retired  
51Robinson TejedaR27RelMLB423.5435629005073.2433029450876101.275.250.496.1110.631.743.67.6673.48
1998-   UDFA-PHI
Free Agent  
52Bruce ChenL32S/RMLB165.781798004062.17442401225454001.5910.681.733.616.501.806.06.1435.36
1993-   UDFA-ATL
Retired  
47Sidney PonsonR32S/RMLB177.361495000058.2795048625322001.7912.120.923.844.911.287.67.1254.61
1993-   UDFA-BAL
 
48Joakim SoriaR25CLMLB322.214704700413053.0441413516693001.137.470.852.7211.724.312.38.6002.63
2001-   UDFA-LAN
ActiveMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)
56Roman ColonR29RelMLB234.83430430013050.1502727722291201.448.941.253.935.191.324.83.4005.06
1995-   UDFA-ATL
Free Agent  
37Juan CruzR30RelMLB345.72460460018250.1463432629386001.508.231.075.196.791.316.08.4294.87
1997-   UDFA-CHN
Free Agent  
32Ron MahayL38RelMLB114.79410410011041.1552622919344001.8011.981.964.147.401.795.66.5005.66
1991-18- 486-BOS
Retired  
40Kyle FarnsworthR33RelMLB154.58410410018037.1432219314422101.5410.370.723.3810.133.005.30.1673.02
1994-47-1290-CHN
MinorsHouston Astros (MLB)
49John BaleL35RelMLB015.72430430012128.1341918318242001.8510.800.955.727.621.336.04.0004.69
1996- 5- 129-TOR
 
52Horacio RamirezL29RelMLB025.9619118001022.2271615311131001.7110.721.194.375.161.186.35.0005.13
1997- 5- 172-ATL
Free Agent  
41Lenny DiNardoL29STMLB0310.13550000021.141282421581002.6517.300.846.333.380.5311.81.0005.68
2001- 3- 102-NYN
 
57Yasuhiko YabutaR36RelMLB2113.5012012003014.02921213794002.5718.641.934.505.791.2913.50.6676.10
2007-   UDFA-KCA
 
37Dusty HughesL27RelMLB025.14817000014.0139828151001.508.361.295.149.641.885.79.0004.53
2003-11- 312-KCA
Free Agent  
54Anthony LerewR26S/RMLB014.05321000013.114864870001.689.452.705.404.730.885.40.0007.75
2001-11- 345-ATL
Free Agent  
47Victor MarteR28RelMLB008.25808004012.013121121271002.089.751.509.005.250.589.00.0007.10
2000-   UDFA-KCA
Free Agent  
53Carlos RosaR24RelMLB003.37707005110.210441340001.278.440.842.533.371.333.37.0004.41
2001-   UDFA-KCA
 
45Doug WaechterR28RelMLB008.4450500305.19552331002.3515.193.385.065.061.008.44.0008.53
1999- 3-  85-TBA
 
Pitching Totals: (23 players)65974.831621624261051523414241486842765166600115389601.469.391.053.797.291.925.32.401  

2009 Fielding Statistics

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PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
PJamey Wright35MLBp65-791162219.8950.260.22---65100.040.1Fielding by Day
PJoakim Soria25MLBp47-5325118.8750.150.13---47100.029.0Fielding by Day
PJuan Cruz30MLBp46-50150161.0000.130.12---46100.028.4Fielding by Day
PJohn Bale35MLBp43-2835119.8890.190.29---43100.026.5Fielding by Day
PRoman Colon29MLBp43-50841013.9230.280.24---43100.026.5Fielding by Day
PKyle Farnsworth33MLBp41-3703104.7500.070.08---41100.025.3Fielding by Day
PRon Mahay38MLBp41-41540091.0000.220.22---41100.025.3Fielding by Day
PRobinson Tejeda27MLBp35673350181.0000.230.11---35100.021.6Fielding by Day
PZack Greinke25MLBp333322911351447.9791.390.20---33100.020.4Fielding by Day
PBrian Bannister28MLBp2626154102401341.0001.310.22---26100.016.0Fielding by Day
PLuke Hochevar25MLBp2525143102001301.0001.200.21---25100.015.4Fielding by Day
PGil Meche30MLBp232312982102291.0001.260.22---23100.014.2Fielding by Day
PKyle Davies25MLBp222212310102122.9090.910.16---22100.013.6Fielding by Day
PHoracio Ramirez29MLBp19122420061.0000.320.27---19100.011.7Fielding by Day
PBruce Chen32MLBp17962391013.9230.710.19---17100.010.5Fielding by Day
PSidney Ponson32MLBp149584161121.9521.430.34---14100.08.6Fielding by Day
PYasuhiko Yabuta36MLBp12-14010011.0000.080.07---12100.07.4Fielding by Day
PDusty Hughes27MLBp8114120031.0000.380.21---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
PVictor Marte28MLBp8-12300031.0000.380.25---8100.04.9Fielding by Day
PCarlos Rosa24MLBp7-10000000.000.00---7100.04.3Fielding by Day
PLenny DiNardo29MLBp5521010011.0000.200.05---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PDoug Waechter28MLBp5-5000000.000.00---5100.03.1Fielding by Day
PAnthony Lerew26MLBp3213220141.0001.330.31---3100.01.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CMiguel Olivo30MLBc103978457184785773.9907.430.9156221011490.463.6Fielding by Day
CJohn Buck28MLBc46413663091484331.9767.020.8841825978.028.4Fielding by Day
CBrayan Pena27MLBc30242131687021751.0005.830.8217926446.918.5Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
1BBilly Butler23MLBdh1451431248114192101231243.9928.500.99---15991.289.5Fielding by Day
1BMike Jacobs28MLB1b15131129414213110.9827.200.96---12811.79.3Fielding by Day
1BMark Teahen27MLB3b-of1166060304631.0005.731.05---1447.66.8Fielding by Day
1BWillie Bloomquist31MLB2b-ss3-6300131.0001.000.50---1252.41.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
2BAlberto Callaspo26MLB3b14614212402333791796629.9734.190.49---15594.290.1Fielding by Day
2BWillie Bloomquist31MLB2b-ss1412107243521061.9674.210.55---12511.28.6Fielding by Day
2BLuis Hernandez25MLB2b83363700101.0001.250.28---3721.64.9Fielding by Day
2BTug Hulett26MLB3b5218270191.0001.800.50---1533.33.1Fielding by Day
2BMark Teahen27MLB3b-of33235601111.0003.670.48---1442.11.9Fielding by Day
2BRyan Freel33MLBcf-3b1-2000000.000.00---185.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
3BMark Teahen27MLB3b-of10799869661711114248.9562.210.27---14474.366.0Fielding by Day
3BAlex Gordon25MLBlf49484062194108125.9202.350.28---49100.030.2Fielding by Day
3BAlberto Callaspo26MLB3b141199111302241.0001.710.24---1559.08.6Fielding by Day
3BLuis Hernandez25MLB2b5119420061.0001.200.32---3713.53.1Fielding by Day
3BWillie Bloomquist31MLB2b-ss3221250071.0002.330.33---1252.41.9Fielding by Day
3BMike Aviles28MLB3b-ss2110000000.000.00---365.61.2Fielding by Day
3BTug Hulett26MLB3b1-200101.0000.000.00---156.70.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
SSYuniesky Betancourt27MLB1b-3b7170611111181940301.9704.110.48---71100.043.8Fielding by Day
SSTony Pena28MLBp401516629445978.9361.830.44---40100.024.7Fielding by Day
SSWillie Bloomquist31MLB2b-ss38292375180622137.9563.450.55---12530.423.5Fielding by Day
SSMike Aviles28MLB3b-ss34332695192429147.9734.210.53---3694.421.0Fielding by Day
SSLuis Hernandez25MLB2b2315139205211373.9863.130.52---3762.214.2Fielding by Day
SSTug Hulett26MLB3b1-1000000.000.00---156.70.6Fielding by Day
SSAlberto Callaspo26MLB3b1-2100011.0001.000.50---1550.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
LFDavid DeJesus29MLBcf139138120429413033071.0002.210.25---14496.585.8Fielding by Day
LFMitch Maier27MLBof171010823000231.0001.350.21---12713.410.5Fielding by Day
LFWillie Bloomquist31MLB2b-ss996924000241.0002.670.35---1257.25.6Fielding by Day
LFJose Guillen33MLBrf-lf4433200021.0000.500.06---814.92.5Fielding by Day
LFJosh Anderson26MLBof1-1000000.000.00---442.30.6Fielding by Day
LFTug Hulett26MLB3b1-1000000.000.00---156.70.6Fielding by Day
LFRyan Freel33MLBcf-3b119210031.0003.000.33---185.60.6Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
CFMitch Maier27MLBof856559318110041911.0002.250.32---12766.952.5Fielding by Day
CFCoco Crisp29MLBcf4949412120030123.9762.450.29---49100.030.2Fielding by Day
CFJosh Anderson26MLBof312119955200571.0001.840.29---4470.519.1Fielding by Day
CFWillie Bloomquist31MLB2b-ss222016434000341.0001.550.21---12517.613.6Fielding by Day
CFRyan Freel33MLBcf-3b4432500051.0001.250.16---1822.22.5Fielding by Day
CFDavid DeJesus29MLBcf332510000101.0003.330.40---1442.11.9Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
RFJose Guillen33MLBrf-lf656450496440104.9621.540.20---8180.240.1Fielding by Day
RFWillie Bloomquist31MLB2b-ss61333297632181.9751.300.24---12548.837.7Fielding by Day
RFMitch Maier27MLBof361817846101471.0001.310.26---12728.322.2Fielding by Day
RFMark Teahen27MLB3b-of32312513901040.9751.220.16---14422.219.8Fielding by Day
RFRyan Freel33MLBcf-3b12664900091.0000.750.14---1866.77.4Fielding by Day
RFJosh Anderson26MLBof119873801039.9743.450.44---4425.06.8Fielding by Day
RFTug Hulett26MLB3b2-3200021.0001.000.67---1513.31.2Fielding by Day
RFDavid DeJesus29MLBcf2110600061.0003.000.60---1441.41.2Fielding by Day
PosPlayer NameAgeHiLvlC-PosGGSInnPOAEDPTCFPctRFgRFiSBCSPBGPShareTm-ShareFielding by Day
DHMike Jacobs28MLB1b102--000000.000.00---12879.763.0Fielding by Day
DHBrayan Pena27MLBc14--000000.000.00---6421.98.6Fielding by Day
DHBilly Butler23MLBdh11--000000.000.00---1596.96.8Fielding by Day
DHJose Guillen33MLBrf-lf10--000000.000.00---8112.36.2Fielding by Day
DHJohn Buck28MLBc8--000000.000.00---5913.64.9Fielding by Day
DHMiguel Olivo30MLBc8--000000.000.00---1147.04.9Fielding by Day

2009 Team Personnel

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Player NameRoleBornDate Age Place HiLvlStat YearsMLB YearsDraft InformationPos
Andre DavidMinor league hitting coordinator1956-05-18 53Hollywood,California MLB1979-19891984-1986
1980- 8- 194-MIN
OF
Andre DavidMinor league hitting coordinator1956-05-18 53Hollywood,California MLB1979-19891984-1986
1980- 8- 194-MIN
OF
Bill DuplisseaBullpen Catcher1977-09-27 31San Carlos,California AAA1999-2003-
1997-39-1185-BAL
C
John GibbonsBench Coach1962-06-08 47Great Falls,Montana MLB1984-19901984-1986
1980- 1-  24-NYN
C
Lonnie GoldbergDirector - Baseball Operations1970-08-01 38Fairfax,Virginia AAA1991-2000-
1993-27- 759-TEX
2B
Steven GossettScout1963-- 46- RK1985-1985-   P
Doug HenryRoving Pitching Instructor1963-12-10 45Sacramento,California MLB1983-20011991-2001
1985- 8- 185-MIL
P
Trey HillmanManager1963-01-04 46Amarillo,Texas AA1985-1987-   IF
Rusty KuntzFirst Base Coach1955-02-04 54Orange,California MLB1977-19851979-1985
1977-11- 261-CHA
OF
Ryan LefebvreBroadcaster1971-02-12 38Los Angeles,California A-1990-1993-
1993-27- 755-CLE
OF
Jack MaloofSpecial Asst, Player Development1949-10-12 59Redlands,California AAA1977-1978-
1971-27- 629-MIN
1B-OF
Bob McClurePitching Coach1953-04-29 56Oakland,California MLB1973-19931975-1993
1973- 3-  62-LAN
P
Luis MedinaSpecial Assistant to the General Manager/Player Personnel1963-03-26 46Santa Monica,California MLB1984-19921988-1991
1985- 9- 219-CLE
1B
John MizerockBullpen Coach1960-12-08 48Punxsutawney,Pennsylvania MLB1979-19901983-1989
1979- 1-   8-HOU
C
Dayton MooreGeneral Manager1967-02-17 42Wichita,Kansas --   EXEC
Dave OwenThird Base Coach1958-04-25 51Cleburne,Texas MLB1979-19891983-1988
1979-10- 246-CHN
SS-3B
John RameyScout -- --   SCOUT
Scott RamsayScout1961-02-23 48Quincy,Washington --   OF-P
Kevin SeitzerHitting Coach1962-03-26 47Springfield,Illinois MLB1983-19971986-1997
1983-11- 283-KCA
3B-1B
Luis SilverioSpecial Assistant Player Development1956-10-23 52Villa Gonzalez,Dom Rep MLB1977-20121978-1978
1974-   UDFA-KCA
OF
Doug SissonMinor League Field Coordinator1963-09-20 45Orlando,Florida --   C
Paul SplittorffBroadcaster1946-10-08 62Evansville,Indiana MLB1968-19841970-1984
1968-25- 575-KCA
P
Dean TaylorAssistant General Manager1951-04-19 58Brawley,California --   EXEC
Frank WhiteBroadcaster1950-09-04 58Greenville,Mississippi MLB1971-19901973-1990
1970-   UDFA-KCA
2B