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2011 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 71-91 .438
Rank: 4th in American League Central
Run Differential: 730-762 -32
Roster Continuity 51.34% 29/30
Manager(s): Ned Yost
General Manager: Dayton Moore
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 36,126,000 30/30
Attendance: 1,724,450 27/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Bubba Starling (#5) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: John Gibbons
Bullpen Coach: Steve Foster
First Base Coach: Doug Sisson
Hitting Coach: Kevin Seitzer
Pitching Coach: Bob McClure
Third Base Coach: Eduardo Rodriguez

#1 Draft Picks

Luke Hochevar (#1), Alex Gordon (#2), Mike Moustakas (#2), Eric Hosmer (#3), Jeff Francis (#9), Aaron Crow (#12), Billy Butler (#14), Jeremy Jeffress (#16), Jeff Francoeur (#23), Mitch Maier (#30)
American League Central Standings
  • A roster of all players who participated in at least one game for this team for this season.
  • The roster is sortable but defaults to an alphabetical listing.
  • Uniform numbers may not be complete for non-MLB teams. It is difficult to come by this information historically. See Data coverage
  • For MLB and Minor league teams, this roster was never an actual roster at any given point during the season.
  • Colleges may be missing players who were either red-shirted or who did not get into game action
  • Full Team Roster for 2011 Kansas City Royals season
    UnifPlayerPosHtWtB-TAgeBornPlaceDraft InfoHigh LevelCurrent TeamStatus
    47Nate AdcockP6-5190R-R232011SEA: 2006-5-141MLB-Free Agent
    13Mike Aviles3B-SS5-9195R-R302008KCA: 2003-7-192MLB-Free Agent
    24Wilson BetemitDH6-3190B-R292001Not draftedMLB-Restricted List
    16Billy ButlerDH6-2225R-R252007KCA: 2004-1-14MLB-Free Agent
    53Melky CabreraLF5-11170B-L262005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    6Lorenzo CainCF6-2165R-R252010MIL: 2004-17-496MLB-Free Agent
    57Jesse ChavezP6-2153R-R272008TEX: 2002-42-1252MLB-Free Agent
    52Bruce ChenP6-1180B-L341998UDFAMLB-Retired
    46Louis ColemanP6-3190B-R252011KCA: 2009-5-152MLB-Free Agent
    55Tim CollinsP5-7155L-L212011UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    43Aaron CrowP6-2205R-R242011KCA: 2009-1-12MLB-Free Agent
    34Kyle DaviesP6-2190R-R272005ATL: 2001-4-135MLB-Int
    23Danny DuffyP6-2185L-L222011KCA: 2007-3-96MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    1Jarrod DysonCF5-10160L-R262010KCA: 2006-50-1475MLB-Free Agent
    2Alcides EscobarSS6-1155R-R242008UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    26Jeff FrancisP6-5200L-L302004COL: 2002-1-9MLB-Retired
    21Jeff FrancoeurRF6-4200R-R272005ATL: 2002-1-23MLB-Retired
    17Chris Getz2B6-0165L-R272008CHA: 2005-4-125MLB-Retired
    9Johnny Giavotella2B5-8185R-R232011KCA: 2008-2-49MLBMiami MarlinsMinors
    4Alex GordonLF6-1220L-R272007KCA: 2005-1-2MLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    40Kelvin HerreraP5-10155R-R212011UDFAMLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    44Luke HochevarP6-5205R-R272007KCA: 2006-1-1MLB-Free Agent
    56Greg HollandP5-11180R-R252010KCA: 2007-10-306MLB-Free Agent
    35Eric Hosmer1B6-4215L-L212011KCA: 2008-1-3MLB-Free Agent
    41Jeremy JeffressP6-0175R-R232010MIL: 2006-1-16MLBMilwaukee BrewersMLB-Active
    30Kila Ka'aihue1B6-3210L-R272008KCA: 2002-15-438MLB-Free Agent
    12Mitch MaierOF6-2195L-R292006KCA: 2003-1-30MLB-Free Agent
    32Vincent MazzaroP6-2190R-R242009OAK: 2005-3-101MLB-Free Agent
    39Luis MendozaP6-3180R-R272007Not draftedMLB-Int
    8Mike Moustakas3B6-0195L-R222011KCA: 2007-1-2MLB-Free Agent
    24Yamaico NavarroSS5-11170R-R232010Not draftedMLB-Int
    37Sean O'SullivanP6-1220R-R232009ANA: 2005-3-103MLB-Free Agent
    39,59Felipe PaulinoP6-2180R-R272007Not draftedMLB-Int
    3,27Brayan PenaC5-11210B-R292005UDFAMLB-Free Agent
    13Salvador PerezC6-3175R-R212011UDFAMLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    28Manuel PinaC5-11165R-R242011UDFAMLBMilwaukee BrewersMLB-Active
    48Joakim SoriaP6-3180R-R272007UDFAMLBKansas City RoyalsMLB-Active
    61Everett TeafordP6-0155L-L272011KCA: 2006-12-347MLB-Free Agent
    51Robinson TejedaP6-3188R-R292005Not draftedMLB-Free Agent
    50Kanekoa TexeiraP6-2190R-R252010CHA: 2006-22-675MLB-Retired
    15Matt TreanorC6-2225R-R352004KCA: 1994-4-107MLB-Retired
    38Blake WoodP6-4225R-R252010KCA: 2006-3-77MLBLos Angeles AngelsMLB-Active

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