2006 Kansas City Royals
62 - 100
2005 / 2007 (Organization)
5th place in the AL Central (34 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
34 - 47 (.420)
28 - 53 (.346)
-10.3 wins
-8.7 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 757 / 824 ( -67 )
Allowed/Expected: 971 / 813 ( -158 )
Pyth Record: 61 - 101 (+1)
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Kauffman Stadium
Attendance: 1,372,638 Avg Att: 16,946 (0.56)
Att Rank: 13 / 14 Lg Avg: 30,393
       
Park Factor: 1.02    
HR Factor: 0.94 R/L HR: 0.94 / 0.93
Notes:


Fielding


Left Field
Emil Brown
31.5
719
2.6
David DeJesus
26.5
545
7.9
Esteban German
28.4
78
-0.3
Shane Costa
24.6
42
-0.1
Aaron Guiel
33.7
17
0.1
Matt Stairs
38.3
14
-0.1
Mitch Maier
24.0
8
-0.0
Kerry Robinson
32.7
2
0.0
Jeff Keppinger
26.2
1
0.0
9
29.3
1426
10.0

Center Field
Joey Gathright 25.2
579
5.0
David DeJesus 26.5
480
-2.7
Shane Costa 24.6
159
-0.2
Kerry Robinson 32.7
121
-0.2
Esteban German 28.4
71
-0.3
Aaron Guiel 33.7
17
0.0
6
26.5
1426
1.6


Right Field
Reggie Sanders 38.6
601
4.7
Emil Brown 31.5
414
-3.0
Shane Costa 24.6
307
0.7
Aaron Guiel 33.7
78
0.3
Mitch Maier 24.0
21
0.0
Kerry Robinson 32.7
5
0.0
6
33.0
1426
2.7
Shortstop
Angel Berroa 28.4
1117
-9.7
Andres Blanco 22.2
200
2.0
Tony Graffanino 34.1
75
-0.1
Angel Sanchez 22.8
20
0.1
Mark Grudzielanek 36.0
12
-0.1
Esteban German 28.4
2
-0.0
6
27.8
1426
-7.8
Second Base
Mark Grudzielanek 36.0
1111
7.1
Esteban German 28.4
164
-1.4
Tony Graffanino 34.1
78
-1.6
Angel Sanchez 22.8
38
0.7
Andres Blanco 22.2
27
0.2
Jeff Keppinger 26.2
8
-0.0
6
34.4
1426
5.0
Third Base
Mark Teahen 24.8
924
-2.8
Tony Graffanino 34.1
215
0.8
Esteban German 28.4
181
-1.9
Jeff Keppinger 26.2
106
0.2
4
26.8
1426
-3.7
First Base
Doug Mientkiewicz 32.0
725
0.4
Ryan Shealy 26.8
453
-2.2
Tony Graffanino 34.1
99
0.0
Matt Stairs 38.3
76
-1.2
Paul Phillips 29.2
34
-0.1
Jeff Keppinger 26.2
30
0.0
Esteban German 28.4
9
0.0
7
30.6
1426
-3.2
 
Catcher
John Buck 26.0
930
-0.9
Paul Bako 34.0
392
-1.0
Paul Phillips 29.2
104
-0.2
3
28.4
1426
-2.1
 
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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James