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2012 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

+    Level: MLB
Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  72-90   .444
Result:   3rd in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Ned Yost
General Manager:   Dayton Moore
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,739,859
Payroll:  $60,916,225
Playoffs:  -

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Bruce Chen (35)
Youngest Player:  Salvador Perez (22)
Longest Tenure:  Billy Butler, Alex Gordon, Mitch Maier (6)
Top Hitter:  Billy Butler (8)
Top Pitcher:  Bruce Chen (16)
Top Draft Pick:  Kyle Zimmer (#5)

Roster Continuity:  71.73%
Top Prospect:   Mike Montgomery
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Detroit8874.543--
Chi White Sox8577.5253.0
KC Royals7290.44416.0
Cleveland6894.42020.0
Minnesota6696.40722.0

TEAM INFORMATION
#PlayerPosHiLvlHtWtBatsThrowsBornAgePlaceDraft Information 
34Tony Abreu2BMLB5-9185RightRight11/13/198427Puerto Plata,Dominican Republic2002UDFA LAD

47Nate AdcockPMLB6-5190RightRight2/25/198824Elizabethtown,Kentucky20065141SEA
11Yuniesky Betancourt1B-3BMLB5-10190RightRight1/31/198230Santa Clara,Cuba2005UDFA SEA
30Jason BourgeoisOFMLB5-9170BothRight1/4/198230Houston,Texas2000256TEX
51Jonathan BroxtonPMLB6-4240RightRight6/16/198428Augusta,Georgia2002260LAD
67Francisley BuenoPMLB5-11200LeftLeft3/5/198131Havana,Cuba2006UDFA ATL
16Billy ButlerDHMLB6-2225RightRight4/18/198626Orange Park,Florida2004114KC
6Lorenzo CainCFMLB6-2165RightRight4/13/198626Valdosta,Georgia200417496MIL
52Bruce ChenPMLB6-1180BothLeft6/19/197735Panama City,Panama1993UDFA ATL
31Louis ColemanPMLB6-3190BothRight4/4/198626Schlater,Mississippi20095152KC
55Tim CollinsPMLB5-7155LeftLeft8/21/198922Worcester,Massachusetts2007UDFA TOR
56Roman ColonPMLB6-3170RightRight8/13/197932Monte Cristi,Dominican Republic1995UDFA ATL
43Aaron CrowPMLB6-2205RightRight11/11/198625Topeka,Kansas2009112KC
23Danny DuffyPMLB6-2185LeftLeft12/21/198823Goleta,California2007396KC
1Jarrod DysonCFMLB5-10160LeftRight8/15/198427McComb,Mississippi2006501475KC
2Alcides EscobarSSMLB6-1155RightRight12/16/198625La Sabana,Venezuela2003UDFA MIL
19Irving Falu3B-SSMLB6-0165BothRight6/6/198329Hato Rey,Puerto Rico200321612KC
21Jeff FrancoeurRFMLB6-4200RightRight1/8/198428Atlanta,Georgia2002123ATL
17Chris Getz2BMLB6-0165LeftRight8/30/198328Grosse Pointe,Michigan20054125CHW
9Johnny Giavotella2BMLB5-8185RightRight7/10/198724Metairie,Louisiana2008249KC
4Alex GordonLFMLB6-1220LeftRight2/10/198428Lincoln,Nebraska200512KC
33Jeremy GuthriePMLB6-1200BothRight4/8/197933Roseburg,Oregon2002122CLE
40Kelvin HerreraPMLB5-10155RightRight12/31/198922Tenares,Dominican Republic2008UDFA KC
44Luke HochevarPMLB6-5205RightRight9/15/198328Fowler,Colorado200611KC
56Greg HollandPMLB5-11180RightRight11/20/198526Morganton,North Carolina200710306KC
35Eric Hosmer1BMLB6-4215LeftLeft10/24/198922Cooper City,Florida200813KC
46Tommy HottovyPMLB6-1195LeftLeft7/9/198130Parkville,Missouri20044125BOS
41Jeremy JeffressPMLB6-0175RightRight9/21/198724South Boston,Virginia2006116MIL
7David LoughRF-LFMLB6-0185LeftLeft1/20/198626Akron,Ohio200711336KC
12Mitch MaierOFMLB6-2195LeftRight6/30/198230Petoskey,Michigan2003130KC
32Vincent MazzaroPMLB6-2190RightRight9/27/198625Hackensack,New Jersey20053101OAK
39Luis MendozaPMLB6-3180RightRight10/31/198328Veracruz,Mexico2000UDFA BOS
50Jose MijaresPMLB6-0180LeftLeft10/29/198427Caracas,Venezuela2002UDFA MIN
50Adam MooreCMLB6-3210RightRight5/8/198428Longview,Texas20066171SEA
8Mike Moustakas3BMLB6-0195LeftRight9/11/198823Los Angeles,California200712KC
49Jake OdorizziPMLB6-2175RightRight3/27/199022Highland,Illinois2008132MIL
59Felipe PaulinoPMLB6-2180RightRight10/5/198328Santo Domingo,Dominican Republic2001UDFA HOU
27Brayan PenaCMLB5-11210BothRight1/7/198230Havana,Cuba2000UDFA ATL
13Salvador PerezCMLB6-3175RightRight5/10/199022Valencia,Venezuela2007UDFA KC
28Manuel PinaCMLB5-11165RightRight6/5/198725Barquisimeto,Venezuela2005UDFA TEX
33Humberto QuinteroCMLB6-1190RightRight8/2/197932Maracaibo,Venezuela1997UDFA CHW
25Clint Robinson1BMLB6-5225LeftLeft2/16/198527Jefferson City,Missouri200725756KC
57Jonathan SanchezPMLB6-2165LeftLeft11/19/198229Mayaguez,Puerto Rico200427820SF
53Will SmithPMLB6-5220LeftLeft7/10/198922Newnan,Georgia20087229LAA
61Everett TeafordPMLB6-0155LeftLeft5/15/198428Alpharetta,Georgia200612347KC
62Ryan VerdugoPMLB6-0195LeftLeft4/10/198725Lake Stevens,Washington20089267SF
Team PersonnelPosition 
Chino CadahiaBench Coach 
Dave EilandPitching Coach 
Travis EziScout 
Steve FosterBullpen Coach 
Dayton MooreGeneral Manager 
Eduardo RodriguezThird Base Coach 
Kevin SeitzerHitting Coach 
Doug SissonFirst Base Coach 
Ned YostManager 


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