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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:  -

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
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 
Joakim SoriaP27$ 4,000,000   
Billy ButlerDH25$ 3,500,000   
Kyle DaviesP27$ 3,200,000   
Jeff FrancoeurRF27$ 2,500,000   
Bruce ChenP34$ 2,000,000   
Jeff FrancisP30$ 2,000,000   
Luke HochevarP27$ 1,760,000   
Robinson TejedaP29$ 1,550,000   
Aaron CrowP24$ 1,400,000   
Alex GordonLF27$ 1,400,000   
Melky CabreraLF26$ 1,250,000   
Wilson BetemitDH29$ 1,000,000   
Matt TreanorC35$ 850,000   
Felipe PaulinoP27$ 790,000   
Felipe PaulinoP27$ 790,000   
Brayan PenaC29$ 660,000   
Mike Aviles3B-SS30$ 640,000   
Mitch MaierOF29$ 459,000   
Chris Getz2B27$ 443,000   
Alcides EscobarSS24$ 428,000   
Kanekoa TexeiraP25$ 426,000   
Sean O'SullivanP23$ 420,500   
Kila Ka'aihue1B27$ 419,000   
Yamaico NavarroSS23$ 416,000   
Jeremy JeffressP23$ 414,500   
Nate AdcockP23$ 414,000   
Lorenzo CainCF25$ 414,000   
Jesse ChavezP27$ 414,000   
Louis ColemanP25$ 414,000   
Tim CollinsP21$ 414,000   
Danny DuffyP22$ 414,000   
Jarrod DysonCF26$ 414,000   
Johnny Giavotella2B23$ 414,000   
Kelvin HerreraP21$ 414,000   
Greg HollandP25$ 414,000   
Eric Hosmer1B21$ 414,000   
Vincent MazzaroP24$ 414,000   
Luis MendozaP27$ 414,000   
Mike Moustakas3B22$ 414,000   
Yamaico NavarroSS23$ 414,000   
Salvador PerezC21$ 414,000   
Manuel PinaC24$ 414,000   
Everett TeafordP27$ 414,000   
Blake WoodP25$ 414,000   


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