Kansas City Royals Report: Grading Out the Hitters

Oliver VanDervoort@bovandyCorrespondent IMay 11, 2009

Kansas City Royals Report: Grading Out the Hitters

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    SURPRISE, AZ - MARCH 04: The Kansas City Royals logo is seen outside of the team offices before the spring training game against the Texas Rangers at Surprise Stadium on March 4, 2009 in Surprise, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Coco Crisp: C+

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 30:  Coco Crisp #2 of the Kansas City Royals runs to third base with a triple in the first inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on April 30, 2009 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Imag

David Dejesus: F

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    ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 19:  Left fielder David DeJesus #9 of the Kansas City Royals at bat on April 19, 2009 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Mark Teahen: A

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 05:  Mark Teahen #24 of the Kansas City Royals connects during the first inning against the Chicago White Sox on May 5, 2009 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Jose Guillen: C+

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 27:  Jose Guillen #11 of  the Kansas City Royals walks back to the dugout with first base coach Rusty Kuntz #18 during action against the Toronto Blue Jays at Kauffman Stadium on April 27, 2009 in Kansas City, Missouri. Guillen hit

Billy Butler: C+

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    ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 8:  Billy Butler #16 of the Kansas City Royals hits an RBI double in the sixth inning against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on May 8, 2009 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.   (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)

Mike Jacobs: C-

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - MAY 05:  Mike Jacobs #17 of the Kansas City Royals watches his three-run home run in the fourth inning against the Chicago White Sox on May 5, 2009 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Alberto Callaspo: A+

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 12: Alberto Callaspo #13 of the Kansas City Royals makes a hit against the New York Yankees on April 12, 2009 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)

Miguel Olivo: F

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    KANSAS CITY, MO - APRIL 11:  Catcher Miguel Olivo #21 of the Kansas City Royals reacts against the New York Yankees on April 11, 2009 at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Missouri. (Photo by G. Newman Lowrance/Getty Images)

Mike Aviles: F

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    ARLINGTON, TX - APRIL 19:  Shortstop Mike Aviles #30 of the Kansas City Royals at bat on April 19, 2009 at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Willie Bloomquist: A

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    CHICAGO - APRIL 09:  Willie Bloomquist #8 of the Kansas City Roayls bats against the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field on April 9, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois.The Royals won 2-1.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Outlook

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    ANAHEIM, CA - MAY 9:  Pitcher Zack Greinke #23 of the Kansas City Royals throws a pitch against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim on May 9, 2009 at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California.   (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
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