2010 Kansas City Royals season

2010 Kansas City Royals season

2010 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) David Glass
General manager(s) Dayton Moore
Manager(s) Trey Hillman
Ned Yost
Local television Fox Sports Kansas City
(Ryan Lefebvre, Paul Splittorff, Frank White)
Local radio KCSP 610 AM
(Denny Matthews, Bob Davis, Steve Stewart)
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The Kansas City Royals' season of 2010 was the 42nd for the Royals franchise. It was also the 25th anniversary of their first and only World Series championship (1985), their last postseason appearance.

The Royals' payroll as the 2010 season opened was $70 million (21st in the major leagues).[1][2]

Contents

  • Regular season 1
    • Season standings 1.1
    • Record vs. opponents 1.2
    • Game Log 1.3
    • Roster 1.4
  • Player stats 2
    • Batting 2.1
  • Farm system 3
  • References 4
  • External links 5

Regular season

Manager Trey Hillman was dismissed after the game on May 13, 2010 and replaced with Ned Yost.

Season standings

AL Central
W L Pct. GB Home Road
Minnesota Twins 94 68 .580 53–28 41–40
Chicago White Sox 88 74 .543 6 45–36 43–38
Detroit Tigers 81 81 .500 13 52–29 29–52
Cleveland Indians 69 93 .426 25 38–43 31–50
Kansas City Royals 67 95 .414 27 38–43 29–52


Record vs. opponents

Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC LAA MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL
Baltimore 9–9 4–3 3–3 5–5 2–4 6–0 3–5 5–13 3–7 3–6 7–11 6–4 3–15 7–11
Boston 9–9 1–6 4–4 3–3 4–3 9–1 3–2 9–9 4–5 7–3 7–11 4–6 12–6 13–5
Chicago 3–4 6–1 9–9 8–10 10–8 7–2 5–13 2–4 4–5 9–1 3–4 4–5 3–5 15–3
Cleveland 3–3 4–4 9–9 9–9 10–8 5–4 6–12 2–6 3–6 3–4 2–7 2–4 6–4 5–13
Detroit 5–5 3–3 10–8 9–9 10–8 6–4 9–9 4–4 3–3 3–5 1–6 3–6 4–4 11–7
Kansas City 4–2 3-4 9–10 8–10 8–10 3-7 5–13 3–5 3–6 5–4 4–4 2–7 3–3 8–10
Los Angeles 0–6 1–9 2–7 4–5 4–6 7–3 2–5 4–4 11–8 15–4 4–5 9–10 6–3 11–7
Minnesota 5–3 2–3 13–5 12–6 9–9 13–5 5–2 2–4 6–3 6-4 3–5 7–3 3–6 8–10
New York 13–5 9–9 4–2 6-2 4–4 5–3 4–4 4–2 9–1 6–4 8–10 4–4 8–10 11–7
Oakland 7–3 5–4 5–4 6–3 3–3 6–3 8–11 3–6 1–9 13–6 4–5 9–10 3–4 8–10
Seattle 6–3 3–7 1–9 4–3 5–3 4–5 4–15 4–6 4–6 6–13 2–7 7–12 2–3 9–9
Tampa Bay 11–7 11–7 4–3 7–2 6–1 4–4 5–4 5–3 10–8 5–4 7–2 4–2 10–8 7–11
Texas 4–6 6–4 5–4 4–2 6–3 7–2 10-9 3-7 4-4 10-9 12–7 2–4 3–7 14–4
Toronto 15–3 6–12 5–3 4–6 4–4 3–3 3–6 6–3 10–8 4–3 3–2 8–10 7–3 7–11
  • Source: MLB Standings Grid


Game Log

Legend
Royals Win Royals Loss Game Postponed

Roster

Player stats

Batting

Note: G = Games played; AB = At Bats; R = Runs scored; H = Hits; 2B = Doubles; 3B = Triples; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in; AVG = Batting average; SB = Stolen bases
Player G AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI AVG SB


Farm system

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals Pacific Coast League Mike Jirschele
AA Northwest Arkansas Naturals Texas League Brian Poldberg
A Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League Brian Rupp
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Jim Gabella
Rookie Burlington Royals Appalachian League Nelson Liriano
Rookie AZL Royals Arizona League Darryl Kennedy
Rookie Idaho Falls Chukars Pioneer League Brian Buchanan

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Northwest Arkansas

References

  • Kansas City Royals: Official web site
  1. ^ Dutton, Bob (April 4, 2010). "Royals to Open 2010 Season With $70.1 million Payroll". Kansas City Star. Retrieved April 5, 2010. 
  2. ^ "USA Today Salaries Database". USA Today. October 24, 2007. Retrieved April 5, 2010. 

External links

  • 2010 Kansas City Royals Official Site
  • 2010 Kansas City Royals at Baseball Reference