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2011 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  71-91   .438
Result:   4th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Ned Yost
General Manager:   Dayton Moore
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,724,450
Payroll:  $36,126,000
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Matt Treanor (35)
Youngest Player:  Salvador Perez (21)
Longest Tenure:  Mitch Maier, Alex Gordon, Billy Butler (5)
Top Hitter:  Alex Gordon (11)
Top Pitcher:  Jeff Francis (34)
Top Draft Pick:  Bubba Starling (#5)

Roster Continuity:  51.34%
Top Prospect:   Eric Hosmer
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Detroit9567.586--
Cleveland8082.49415.0
Chi White Sox7983.48816.0
KC Royals7191.43824.0
Minnesota6399.38932.0

TEAM INFORMATION
Contract data is available from the mid 2000s until the present day. Shaded records are players who signed multi-year contracts. The list of contracts may not be complete. Visit the Data Store if you're interested in purchasing the contract data.
Player NameContract Signed byStartEndLengthValuePer YearContract Notes
Nate AdcockKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 
Mike AvilesKansas City Royals201120111$ 640,000 
Wilson BetemitKansas City Royals201120111$ 1,000,000 Avoided arbitration
Billy ButlerKansas City Royals201120144$ 30,000,000$ 7.50m$2m signing bonus. Avoided arbitration
Melky CabreraKansas City Royals201120111$ 1,250,000 
Lorenzo CainKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 
Jesse ChavezKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 
Bruce ChenKansas City Royals201120111$ 2,000,000 
Louis ColemanKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 
Tim CollinsKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 
Aaron CrowKansas City Royals201020123$ 3,000,000$ 1.00m$1.5m signing bonus. Mutual option for 2011
Kyle DaviesKansas City Royals201120111$ 3,200,000 Avoided arbitration
Danny DuffyKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jarrod DysonKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 
Alcides EscobarKansas City Royals201120111$ 428,000 
Jeff FrancisKansas City Royals201120111$ 2,000,000 
Jeff FrancoeurKansas City Royals201120111$ 2,500,000 Mutual option for 2012
Chris GetzKansas City Royals201120111$ 443,000 
Johnny GiavotellaKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Alex GordonKansas City Royals201120111$ 1,400,000 Avoided arbitration
Kelvin HerreraKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Luke HochevarKansas City Royals201120111$ 1,760,000 Avoided arbitration
Greg HollandKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 
Eric HosmerKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Jeremy JeffressKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,500 
Kila Ka'aihueKansas City Royals201120111$ 419,000 
Mitch MaierKansas City Royals201120111$ 459,000 
Vincent MazzaroKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 
Luis MendozaKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Mike MoustakasKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Yamaico NavarroBoston Red Sox201120111$ 416,000 
Sean O'SullivanKansas City Royals201120111$ 420,500 
Felipe PaulinoColorado Rockies201120111$ 790,000 Avoided arbitration
Brayan PenaKansas City Royals201120111$ 660,000 Avoided arbitration
Salvador PerezKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 Contract purchased from minors
Manuel PinaKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 
Joakim SoriaKansas City Royals200920113$ 8,750,000$ 2.92mClub options for 2012-2014
Everett TeafordKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 
Robinson TejedaKansas City Royals201120111$ 1,550,000 Avoided arbitration
Kanekoa TexeiraKansas City Royals201120111$ 426,000 
Matt TreanorKansas City Royals201120111$ 850,000 
Blake WoodKansas City Royals201120111$ 414,000 



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