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2017 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 80-82 .494
Rank: 3rd in American League Central
Run Differential: 702-791 -89
Manager(s): Ned Yost
General Manager: Dayton Moore
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 132,091,916 16/30
Attendance: 2,220,370 17/30
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Nick Pratto (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Assistant Hitting Coach: Brian Buchanan
Bench Coach: Don Wakamatsu
Bullpen Coach: Doug Henry
Catching Coach: Pedro Grifol
First Base Coach: Rusty Kuntz
Hitting Coach: Dale Sveum
Pitching Coach: Dave Eiland
Third Base Coach: Mike Jirschele

#1 Draft Picks

Alex Gordon (#2), Mike Moustakas (#2), Eric Hosmer (#3), Christian Colon (#4), Mike Minor (#7), Ian Kennedy (#21)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10260.630--
8577.52517.0
8082.49422.0
6795.41435.0
6498.39538.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
35Eric Hosmer1B27   60398192
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946166104002320.318.384.498882.179.297.3501.5824.1300674
2Alcides EscobarSS30   59971150
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544715102474114.250.273.357630.107.127.2936.8099.8214623
15Whit Merrifield2B28   58780169
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783482988617013.288.328.460788.172.266.3133.0330.9270629
6Lorenzo CainCF31   58486175
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4926254100502120.300.363.440803.140.274.3401.8538.9257646
8Mike Moustakas3B28   55575151
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24
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038
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85003494306718.272.314.521835.249.310.2632.7614.6289605
4Alex GordonLF33   4765299
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2
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457445126142437.208.294.315609.107.208.2622.8052.9150542
13Salvador PerezC27   47157126
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27
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80101795505323.268.298.495793.227.265.2815.5917.4233501
38Jorge BonifacioRF24   3845598
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40113511820108.255.321.432753.177.268.3253.3722.6166422
37Brandon MossDH33   3624175
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14
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022
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50203712800207.207.281.428709.221.329.2503.4616.5155401
53Melky CabreraRF32   2232460
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29121122103012.269.306.399705.130.175.2842.0055.889238
9Drew ButeraC33   1631837
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1400124111000.227.284.319603.092.166.2863.4254.352176
19Cheslor Cuthbert3B24   1431033
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180093900102.231.276.322598.091.154.3044.3371.546153
12Jorge SolerRF25   97714
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600123610015.144.243.258501.113.237.2003.0048.525111
16Paulo OrlandoRF31   86917
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61112020003.198.225.302527.105.116.23420.0043.02689
46Ramon TorresSS24   74918
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0041041210001.243.291.284575.041.108.2903.00--2179
27Raul MondesiSS21   5349
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35232204002.170.214.245459.075.189.2677.3353.01356
36Cameron GallagherC24   2426
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5003400001.250.333.417750.167.292.2631.3324.01027
24Christian Colon2B28   1713
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0000001301002.176.222.176398.000.059.2143.00--318
39Jason HammelP34   8000000000201001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----08
14Billy BurnsCF27   611
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0000010100000.167.167.167334.000-.167.200----16
0Terrance GoreLF26   4200000221200000.000.200.000200.000.250.0002.00--05
51Jason VargasP34   401
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0000000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
54Scott AlexanderP27   3000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----03
65Jake JunisP24   3000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000-----03
31Ian KennedyP32   301
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0000001000000.333.500.333833.000.333.3330.00--14
41Danny DuffyP28   201
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0000000100000.500.500.5001000.000.0001.000----12
34Trevor CahillP29   1000000000100000.000.000.0000.000.000-----01
34Travis WoodP30   1000000000000001.000.000.0000.000.000.000----01
62Al AlburquerqueP31   0000000000000000-----------00
49Ryan BuchterP30   0000000000000000-----------00
43Neftali FelizP29   0000000000000000-----------00
40Kelvin HerreraP27   0000000000000000-----------00
32Brandon MaurerP26   0000000000000000-----------00
61Kevin MccarthyP25   0000000000000000-----------00
26Mike MinorP29   0000000000000000-----------00
47Peter MoylanP38   0000000000000000-----------00
69Eric SkoglundP24   0000000000000000-----------00
48Joakim SoriaP33   0000000000000000-----------00
64Matt StrahmP25   0000000000000000-----------00
32Chris YoungP38   0000000000000000-----------00
Batting Totals169055367021436260241936609131390116645173719160.259.307.420727.160.242.2962.9928.723235982
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
39Jason Hammel34   8135.3032320000180.120910910626481457191.4310.451.302.407.253.02
51Jason Vargas34   18114.1532321100179.2181848327581346151.339.051.352.906.702.31
31Ian Kennedy32   5135.3830300000154.0143999234611314151.328.361.993.567.662.15
41Danny Duffy28   9103.8224240000146.1143676213411302241.268.820.802.538.013.17
65Jake Junis24   934.322016001098.110152471525803191.299.281.382.307.353.20
26Mike Minor29   662.546500013677.2572322522885011.016.580.582.5410.154.00
54Scott Alexander27   542.48580009469.0622319328593001.308.090.393.657.702.11
47Peter Moylan38   003.51790007059.1402623425461051.106.100.613.817.021.84
40Kelvin Herrera27   334.2764000482659.1603328920562011.369.151.373.058.542.80
48Joakim Soria33   433.705900010156.0492423120644011.237.880.163.2110.293.20
55Nate Karns29   224.2098000045.1412121913512021.208.201.802.6010.203.92
61Kevin Mccarthy25   103.203300014045.0502316413271001.4010.000.802.605.402.08
34Travis Wood30   136.862830010041.2563332420291011.8112.000.864.296.211.45
64Matt Strahm25   255.40243003034.2302221622373031.497.711.545.669.511.68
32Chris Young38   007.50142005030.0472725714221012.0314.102.104.206.601.57
49Ryan Buchter30   102.67290007027.01610838180000.895.331.002.676.002.25
34Trevor Cahill29   008.22103001023.03321211021152002.3512.913.918.225.870.71
32Brandon Maurer26   228.102600010220.0341818411210002.2515.301.804.959.451.91
43Neftali Feliz29   104.742000010019.017111018161001.328.050.473.797.582.00
69Eric Skoglund24   129.5075001018.0302019212140002.3315.001.006.007.001.17
62Sam Gaviglio27   103.0042000011.013441590001.509.750.753.756.751.80
62Al Alburquerque31   013.60110005010.07440690001.306.300.005.408.101.50
63Seth Maness28   103.608000109.216543240001.8014.402.701.803.602.00
64Onelki Garcia27   0113.502100006.012992520002.8318.003.007.503.000.40
64Mike Morin26   007.506000505.28550360001.8312.000.004.509.002.00
59Andres Machado24   0020.252000103.210992310003.2522.504.506.752.250.33
59Luke Farrell26   0015.001100002.27551320003.3321.003.009.006.000.67
33Brian Flynn27   004.501000002.13110000001.5013.500.000.000.00--
50Miguel Almonte24   0013.502000002.05330200003.5022.500.009.000.000.00
Batting Totals80824.637001621116139143814807917401965191216486471.399.261.233.257.612.34
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Salvador PerezC1159417844653.9947.94
Drew ButeraC744323971822.9958.65
Cameron GallagherC1364511001.0007.31
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Eric Hosmer1B15713381235754124.9978.81
Brandon Moss1B1461622091.0009.41
Cheslor Cuthbert1B62619112.9526.92
Drew Butera1B410131011.00012.60
Whit Merrifield1B1230001.00013.50
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Whit Merrifield2B13211422323411193.9814.51
Ramon Torres2B201101932051.0004.17
Raul Mondesi2B1412224300121.0003.98
Christian Colon2B6501117061.0005.04
Cheslor Cuthbert2B31241011.0003.69
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike Moustakas3B1271093742261217.9622.47
Cheslor Cuthbert3B44281216556.9452.75
Ramon Torres3B1262413011.0002.46
Whit Merrifield3B1101001.0009.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alcides EscobarSS16214042024681597.9784.29
Raul MondesiSS9257911.9415.74
Ramon TorresSS3816011.0007.88
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Alex GordonLF1401178259820.9932.04
Melky CabreraLF1291220001.0002.18
Jorge BonifacioLF957120001.0001.89
Whit MerrifieldLF743101001.0002.30
Jorge SolerLF735101001.0002.83
Brandon MossLF52930001.0000.93
Terrance GoreLF2420001.0004.50
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Lorenzo CainCF1511275430673.9843.08
Paulo OrlandoCF1884200001.0002.14
Alex GordonCF1561150001.0002.21
Billy BurnsCF4920001.0002.00
Jorge BonifacioCF1810001.0001.13
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jorge BonifacioRF92743160441.9761.99
Melky CabreraRF46348653001.0001.76
Paulo OrlandoRF20135291001.0002.00
Jorge SolerRF15117260001.0002.00
Whit MerrifieldRF107013010.9291.67
Brandon MossRF21420001.0001.29
Billy BurnsRF110000.0000.00
Alex GordonRF1920001.0002.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Peter MoylanP795931610.9502.89
Mike MinorP657719011.0001.17
Kelvin HerreraP6459210001.0001.83
Joakim SoriaP5956116031.0002.73
Scott AlexanderP58696720.8671.70
Kevin MccarthyP334567011.0002.60
Jason HammelP32180411001.0000.75
Jason VargasP32179923021.0001.61
Ian KennedyP301545830.8120.76
Ryan BuchterP292702001.0000.67
Travis WoodP284114001.0001.09
Brandon MaurerP262012001.0001.35
Danny DuffyP24146512011.0001.05
Matt StrahmP243412001.0000.79
Neftali FelizP20193010.7501.42
Jake JunisP20985510.9090.92
Chris YoungP14300000.0000.00
Al AlburquerqueP111023001.0004.50
Trevor CahillP102317001.0003.13
Nate KarnsP9450810.8891.60
Seth ManessP8901011.0000.98
Eric SkoglundP71802001.0001.00
Mike MorinP650000.0000.00
Sam GaviglioP41211001.0001.50
Miguel AlmonteP220000.0000.00
Onelki GarciaP2601001.0001.50
Andres MachadoP230000.0000.00
Luke FarrellP120000.0000.00
Brian FlynnP120000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Brandon MossDH90.0000.00
Mike MoustakasDH17.0000.00
Salvador PerezDH13.0000.00
Jorge SolerDH11.0000.00
Jorge BonifacioDH8.0000.00
Cheslor CuthbertDH5.0000.00
Terrance GoreDH5.0000.00
Eric HosmerDH5.0000.00
Melky CabreraDH4.0000.00
Lorenzo CainDH3.0000.00
Raul MondesiDH1.0000.00


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