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Information about Midwest League teams which have been affiliated with the Kansas City Royals.


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Affiliation History


Team Information


Nickname

        City        Nickname
2009    Burlington  Bees
2008    Burlington  Bees
2007    Burlington  Bees
2006    Burlington  Bees
2005    Burlington  Bees
2004    Burlington  Bees
2003    Burlington  Bees
2002    Burlington  Bees
2001    Burlington  Bees

1998    Lansing     Lugnuts
1997    Lansing     Lugnuts
1996    Lansing     Lugnuts
1995    Springfield Sultans
1994    Rockford    Royals
1993    Rockford    Royals
1992    Appleton    Foxes
1991    Appleton    Foxes
1990    Appleton    Foxes
1989    Appleton    Foxes
1988    Appleton    Foxes
1987    Appleton    Foxes
1986    Burlington  Expos [Royals lent 10 players to this team]

Officers

        General          Farm           Scouting
        Manager          Director       Director
2009    Dayton Moore     John Picollo   John Picollo
2008    Dayton Moore     J.J. Picollo   Deric Ladnier
2007    Dayton Moore     J.J. Picollo   Deric Ladnier
2006    Dayton Moore     J.J. Picollo   Deric Ladnier
2005    Allard Baird     Shaun McGinn   Deric Ladnier
2004    Allard Baird     Shaun McGinn   Deric Ladnier
2003    Allard Baird     Muzzy Jackson  Deric Ladnier
2002    Allard Baird     Bob Hegman     Deric Ladnier
2001    Allard Baird     Bob Hegman     Deric Ladnier

1998    Herk Robinson    Bob Hegman     Terry Wetzel
1997    Herk Robinson    Bob Hegman     Art Stewart
1996    Herk Robinson    Bob Hegman     Art Stewart
1995    Herk Robinson    Bob Hegman     Art Stewart
1994    Herk Robinson    Bob Hegman     Art Stewart
1993    Herk Robinson    Bob Hegman     Art Stewart
1992    Herk Robinson    Steve Schryver Art Stewart
1991    Herk Robinson    Joe Klein      Art Stewart
1990    John Schuerholz  Joe Klein      Art Stewart
1989    John Schuerholz  John Boles     Art Stewart
1988    John Schuerholz  John Boles     Art Stewart
1987    John Schuerholz  John Boles     Art Stewart
1986    John Schuerholz  Art Stewart    Art Stewart

Coaching Staff

 Manager         Coaches                               Trainer           Strength
2009
 Jim Gabella     Omar Ramirez      Jerry Nyman*                          Yoshi Kitaura
2008
 Brian Rupp      Doug Henry*       Ryan Long                             Yoshi Kitaura
2007
 Jim Gabella     Bobby St. Pierre* Ryan Long                             Yoshi Kitaura
                 Jake Dysun
2006
 Jim Gabella     Patrick Anderson  Steve Luebber*                        Mark Stubblefield Bryce Stone
2005
 Jim Gabella     Tom Burgmeier*    Patrick Anderson                      Mark Stubblefield
2004
 Jim Gabella     Patrick Anderson  Tom Burgmeier*                        Mark Stubblefield
2003
 Joe Szekely     Tom Burgmeier*    Patrick Anderson                      Josh Brockett
                                                                         Mark Stubblefield
2002
 Joe Szekely     Jose Bautista*    Patrick Anderson                      Charles Leddon    Bob Allen
                                   Ty Gainey
2001
 Joe Szekely     Terry Bradshaw    Jose Bautista*                        Joe Bishop        Rick Jenkins

1998
 Bob Herold      Rodney McCray     Larry Carter*                         Jeff Stevensen
1997
 Bob Herold      Mike Mason*       Curtis Wilkerson                      Jeff Stevensen
1996
 Brian Poldberg  Mike Mason*       Curtis Wilkerson                      Jeff Stevensen
1995
 Brian Poldberg  Mike Mason*       Rafael Santana                        Jeff Stevensen
1994
 John Mizerock   Tom Burgmeier*    Cliff Pastornicky                     Jeff Stevensen
1993
 Mike Jirschele  Tom Burgmeier*    Jim Thrift                            Jeff Stevensen
1992
 Tom Poquette    Mike Mason                                              Jeff Stevensen
                                                                         Brad Shores
1991
 Joe Breeden     Mike Jirschele    Mike Mason                            Brad Shores
1990
 Joe Breeden     Mike Jirschele    Andre Rabouin                         Brad Shores
1989
 Brian Poldberg  Allard Baird      Andre Rabouin                         Brad Shores
1988
 Brian Poldberg  Andre Rabouin     Allard Baird        Paul Kirsch       Mike Leon
1987
 Ken Berry       Mike Alvarez*     Brian Poldberg                        Mike Leon
1986
 J. R. Miner     Juan Jimenez                          [Expos coaches]

*pitching coaches
Team
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Summary
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Cooperatives
Independents

Seasonal Results


Standings

       First Half            Second Half            Overall/Composite
2009 | 29 41 .414 12.0 (7) | 35 34 .507  8.0 (3)  | 64 75 .460  (8)
2008 | 30 39 .435 12.0 (8) | 43 26 .623  --- (1)  | 73 65 .529  (4)
2007 | 30 39 .435 13.5 (6) | 31 38 .449  8.5 (6)  | 61 77 .442 (11)
2006 | 35 32 .522  5.0 (3) | 29 41 .386 13.5 (6)  | 64 73 .467 (11)
2005 | 34 36 .486  5.0 (5) | 31 39 .443  6.5 (8)  | 65 75 .464 (11T)
2004 | 22 48 .324 21.5 (8) | 34 36 .486  6.0 (6T) | 56 84 .400 (13)
2003 | 29 39 .426 11.0 (8) | 35 35 .500  8.5 (5)  | 64 74 .464 (12)
2002 | 33 36 .478  9.5 (3) | 35 35 .500  9.0 (4T) | 68 71 .489  (9)
2001 | 30 36 .455 16.0 (4) | 25 43 .368 17.0 (7)  | 55 79 .410 (11)
1998 | 37 35 .514  6.0 (3) | 34 34 .500  9.0 (4)  | 71 69 .507  (8T)
1997 | 34 34 .500 14.5 (3) | 35 34 .507 11.5 (3)  | 69 68 .504  (7)
1996 | 29 40 .420  9.5 (5) | 39 31 .557  --- (1T) | 68 71 .489  (8)
1995 | 38 31 .551  3.0 (3) | 27 43 .386 11.5 (5)  | 65 74 .468 (10)
1994 | 44 25 .638   -- (1) | 45 25 .643   -- (1)  | 89 50 .640  (1)
1993 | 43 22 .662   -- (1) | 35 32 .522  6.5 (3)  | 78 54 .591  (2)
1992 | 41 23 .641   -- (1) | 29 39 .426 10.5 (6)  | 70 62 .530  (6)
1991 | 33 36 .478  6.5 (4) | 25 45 .357 17.5 (7)  | 58 81 .417 (14)
1990 | 26 37 .413 11.5 (6) | 36 34 .514  7.0 (3)  | 62 71 .466  (8)
1989 | 31 33 .484 14.0 (6) | 36 35 .507  6.0 (4)  | 67 68 .496  (7)
1988 | 28 38 .424 12.0 (4) | 30 44 .405 16.0 (6)  | 58 82 .414 (13)
1987                                              | 71 69 .507  (6T)
1986                                              | 69 71 .493  (8)

Post-Season

Year Round Result
2009     1 Burlington d. Kane County, 2-0
         2 Burlington d. Cedar Rapids, 2-1
     Champ Fort Wayne d. Burlington, 3-0
2008     1 Burlington d. Kane County, 2-0
         2 Burlington d. Cedar Rapids, 2-0
     Champ*Burlington d. South Bend, 2-0 (playoff shortened by weather)
1997     1 Lansing d. Michigan, 2-1
         2 Lansing d. Fort Wayne, 2-0
     Champ*Lansing d. Kane County, 3-2
1996     1 West Michigan d. Lansing, 2-1
1994     1 Rockford d. West Michigan, 2-0
     Champ Cedar Rapids d. Rockford, 3-1
1993     1 South Bend d. Rockford, 2-0
1992     1 Beloit d. Appleton, 2-1

Individual Achievements


Batting


Games Played

2009    Patrick Norris            116
2008    Jason Taylor              127
2007    Kurt Mertins              125
2006    Mario Lisson              127
2005    Rusty Brown               124
2004    Chris Lubanski            127
2003    Damaso Espino             130
2002    Ruben Gotay               133
2001    Justin Gemoll             128

1998    Juan LeBron               121
1997    Kenderick Moore           112
1996    Jose Cepeda               135
1995    Sean McNally              132
1994    Lino Diaz                 127
1993    Rod Myers                 129
1992    Ed Gerald                 123
1991    Darren Burton             134
1990    John Gilcrist             129
        Rich Tunison              129
1989    Ondra Ford                125
1988    Don Wright                135
1987    Francisco Laureano        139
1986    ---

At Bats

2009    Nicholas Francis          415
2008    Mike Moustakas            496
2007    Kurt Mertins              445
2006    Jose Duarte               466
2005    Geraldo Valentin          477
2004    Chris Lubanski            483
2003    Donald Murphy             504
2002    James Shanks              515
2001    Justin Gemoll             482

1998    Juan LeBron               442
1997    Kenderick Moore           456
1996    Jose Cepeda               558
1995    Sean McNally              479
1994    Jeremy Carr               437
1993    Johnny Damon              511
1992    Raul Gonzalez             449
1991    Darren Burton             531
1990    Rich Tunison              490
1989    Don Wright                450
1988    Don Wright                500
1987    Kenny Jackson             502
1986    Tom Johnson               472

Runs Scored

2009    Nicholas Francis           59
2008    Jason Taylor               79
2007    Kurt Mertins               70
2006    Mario Lisson               67
2005    Irving Falu                71
2004    Chris Lubanski             64
2003    Mel Stocker                85
2002    Ruben Gotay                87
2001    Tom Lora                   80

1998    Joe Caruso                 73
1997    Kenderick Moore           105
1996    Jose Cepeda                87
1995    Jed Hansen                 86
1994    Jeremy Carr                85
1993    Johnny Damon               82
1992    Raul Gonzalez              82
1991    Darren Burton              78
1990    Kerwin Moore               93
1989    Don Wright                 66
1988    Don Wright                 67
1987    Kenny Jackson              86
        Francisco Laureano         86
1986    ---

Hits

2009    Nicholas Francis          114
2008    Mike Moustakas            135
2007    Joseph Dickerson          121
2006    Jose Duarte               124
2005    Ed Lucas                  124
2004    Chris Lubanski            133
2003    Donald Murphy             158
2002    James Shanks              152
2001    Justin Gemoll             131

1998    Joe Caruso                112
1997    Tony Miranda              132
1996    Jose Cepeda               161
1995    Sean McNally              130
1994    Lino Diaz                 131
1993    Johnny Damon              148
1992    Raul Gonzalez             115
1991    Darren Burton             143
1990    Rich Tunison              147
1989    Don Wright                112
1988    Don Wright                135
1987    Francisco Laureano        161
1986    ---

Home Runs

2009    Nicholas Francis           16
2008    Mike Moustakas             22
2007    Michael Thompson           19
2006    Mario Lisson               13
        Miguel Vega                13
2005    Rusty Brown                16
2004    Kila Kaaihue               15
2003    Tim Frend                  11
        Kila Kaaihue               11
2002    Jon Guzman                 10
2001    Chad Santos                16

1998    Juan LeBron                17
1997    Brandon Berger             12
1996    Juan Rocha                 14
1995    Sean McNally               12
1994    Sal Fasano                 25
1993    Ramy Brooks                15
1992    Ed Gerald                  12
1991    Ed Gerald                   7
        Keith Thomas                7
1990    David King                  8
        Rich Tunison                8
1989    Jeff Hulse                 10
1988    Bobby Knecht                8
        Darren Watkins              8
1987    Kenny Jackson              19
1986    ---

Runs Batted In

2009    Nicholas Francis           66
2008    Mike Moustakas             71
2007    Michael Thompson           54
2006    Miguel Vega                75
2005    Brian McFall               58
2004    Kila Kaaihue               62
2003    Donald Murphy              98
2002    Ruben Gotay                83
2001    Chad Santos                83

1998    Juan LeBron                84
1997    Brandon Berger             73
1996    Juan Rocha                 83
        Jose Amado                 83
1995    Sean McNally               79
1994    Sal Fasano                 81
1993    Ryan Long                  68
        Rod Myers                  68
1992    Steve Hinton               63
1991    Tom Smith                  57
1990    Rich Tunison               86
1989    Jeff Hulse                 61
1988    Bobby Knecht               82
1987    Francisco Laureano         87
1986    ---

Stolen Bases

2009    Patrick Norris             45
2008    Jason Taylor               40
2007    Derrick Robinson           34
2006    Mario Lisson               41
2005    Irving Falu                34
2004    Mitch Maier                34
2003    Mel Stocker                36
2002    James Shanks               26
2001    Jon Guzman                 34

1998    Micah William              33
1997    Kenderick Moore            43
1996    Pat Hallmark               33
1995    Jed Hansen                 44
1994    Jeremy Carr                52
1993    Johnny Damon               59
1992    Rod Myers                  25
1991    Darren Burton              38
1990    Kerwin Moore               57
1989    Don Wright                 29
1988    Terry Shumpert             36
1987    Harvey Pullium             21
1986    ---

Batting Avg

2009    Nicholas Francis          .275
2008    Adrian Ortiz              .308
2007    Joseph Dickerson          .289
2006    Carlos Arroyo             .271
2005    Ed Lucas                  .292
2004    Chris Lubanski            .275
2003    Donald Murphy             .313
2002    Odannys Ayala             .297
2001    Ben Cordova               .294

1998    Dave Willis               .281
1997    Tony Miranda              .341
1996    Jose Amado                .318
1995    Rodolfo Mendez            .276
1994    Carlos Mendez             .355
1993    Steve Murphy              .292
1992    Steve Hinton              .270
1991    Harry Guanchez            .279
1990    Rich Tunison              .300
1989    Jeff Garber               .263
1988    Bobby Knecht              .280
1987    Francisco Laureano        .323
1986    ---

Pitching


Games

2009    James Thompson              44
2008    Zach Peterson               30
2007    Aaron Hartsock              42
        Chris Hayes                 42
2006    Chris Hayes                 45
2005    Chad Blackwell              48
2004    Dusty Dossett               38
2003    Nate Hoelscher              34
2002    Barry Armitage              38
2001    George Wilkerson            43

1998    Aaron Carter                43
        Steve Maas                  43
1997    Brandon Baird               55
1996    Jose Santiago               54
1995    Mike MacDonald              55
1994    Neil Atkinson               51
1993    Chris Connolly              34
1992    Andres Berumen              46
1991    David Hierholzer            49
1990    Steve Shifflett             57
        Skip Wiley                  57
1989    Mark Parnell                46
1988    Brian McCormack             45
1987    Phil McKinzie               43
1986    Jose Rodriguez              32

Complete Games

2009    Mike Lehman                  1
2008    Eduardo Paulino              1
2007    Matt Campbell                1
        Harold Mozingo               1
        Mario Santiago               1
2006    Carlos Rosa                  1
2005    Kyle Crist                   1
2004    John Gragg                   2
2003    Jonah Bayliss                2
        Kiernan Mattison             2
2002    Chris Tierney                2
2001    Brian Bass                   1
        Trae McGill                  1

1998    Kris Wilson                  1
1997    Allen Sanders                2
1996    Todd Thorn                   2
1995    Steve Prihoda                1
1994    Phil Grundy                  2
        Kevin Hodges                 2        
1993    Rodney Myers                 5
1992    Brian Bevil                  4
1991    Brian Ahern                  1
        Doug Harris                  1
        Shayne Rea                   1
1990    Jake Jacobs                  2
1989    Greg Harvey                  4
1988    Tom Gordon                   5
1987    Mike Butcher                 3
1986    Melido Perez                13

Innings Pitched

2009    Sam Runion                 135
2008    Alex Caldera               149
2007    Everett Teaford            135
2006    Carlos Rosa                139
2005    Luis Cota                  148
2004    Greg Atencio               149
2003    Eric Ackerman              150
        Colt Griffin               150
2002    Chris Tierney              166
2001    Joey Baker                 140

1998    Justin Pederson            154
1997    Chad Durbin                145
1996    Blaine Mull                175
1995    Lance Carter               138
1994    Phil Grundy                151
1993    Chris Sheehan              118
1992    Brian Bevil                156
1991    Shayne Rea                 151
1990    Jack Jacobs                127
1989    Greg Harvey                141
1988    Jesus DeLeon               152
1987    Mike Tresemer              122
1986    Melido Perez               170

Strikeouts

2009    Timothy Melville            96
2008    Alex Caldera               120
2007    Josh Cribb                  94
2006    Christopher Nicoll         140
2005    Luis Cota                  137
2004    Ambiorix Burgos            172
2003    Jonah Bayliss              133
2002    Mike Stodolka              105
2001    Runelvys Hernandez         100

1998    Justin Pederson            119
1997    Orber Moreno               128
1996    Blaine Mull                114
1995    Lance Carter               118
1994    Ken Ray                    128
1993    Bart Evans                 120
1992    Brian Bevil                168
1991    Shayne Rea                  97
1990    Lou Taubert                110
1989    Greg Harvey                115
1988    Tom Gordon                 172
1987    Mike Tresemer               90
1986    Melido Perez               153

Saves

2009    Barry Bowden                10
2008    Joe Augustine                9
2007    Chris Hayes                 11
2006    Kraig Shambough             12
2005    Chad Blackwell              14
2004    Steve Bray                   6
2003    Steve Chamberlain           10
2002    Barry Armitage              10
2001    Jeremy Hill                 12

1998    Aaron Carter                12
        Steve Maas                  12
1997    Chad Rodriguez              12
1996    Jose Santiago               19
1995    Mike MacDonald              12
1994    Nevin Brewer                20
1993    Aaron Dorlarque             16
1992    Andres Berumen              13
1991    David Hierholzer            14
1990    Skip Wiley                  18
1989    Mark Parnell                28
1988    Brian McCormack             12
1987    Joe Skodny                  15
1986    ---

Wins

2009    Manauris Baez                8
2008    Alex Caldera                12
2007    Aaron Hartsock               7
        Harold Mozingo               7
2006    Matt Kniginysky              9
2005    Kyle Crist                   9
2004    Greg Atencio                 7
        Ambiorix Burgos              7
2003    Eric Ackerman                9
        Colt Griffin                 9
2002    Kyle Middleton              14
2001    Joey Baker                   7
        Runelvys Hernandez           7
        Micah Mangrum                7

1998    Justin Pederson             13
1997    Allen Sanders               12
1996    Blaine Mull                 15
1995    Eric Anderson                9
1994    Phil Grundy                 15
1993    Bart Evans                  10
1992    Brian Bevil                  9
        Mike Bovee                   9
        Shayne Rea                   9
1991    Jim Chrisman                 7
        Dario Perez                  7
        Shayne Rea                   7
1990    Lou Talbert                 11
1989    Greg Harvey                 13
1988    Tom Gordon                   7
1987    Mike Butcher                10
        Luke Nocas                  10
1986    Melido Perez                10

Earned Run Average

2009    Manauris Baez             3.41
2008    Alex Caldera              2.89
2007    Mario Santiago            3.74
2006    Carlos Rosa               2.53
2005    Luis Cota                 4.01
2004    Ambiorix Burgos           4.38
2003    Drew Endicott             3.73
2002    Chris Tierney             3.25
2001    Zach McClellan            4.54

1998    Justin Pederson           3.45
1997    Allen Sanders             3.78
1996    Todd Thorn                3.11
1995    Lance Carter              3.99
1994    Ken Ray                   1.82
1993    Chris Sheehan             2.83
1992    Robert Toth               3.39
1991    Shayne Rea                5.13
1990    Herb Milton               3.13
1989    John McCormick            3.42
        Steve Otto                3.42
1988    Tom Gordon                2.06
1987    Mike Butcher              2.67
1986    Melido Perez              3.70



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