KANSAS CITY, MO.—The Kansas City Royals, despite averaging 97 losses over the past five seasons, is still a highly-profitable organization worth over $350 million, according to a report on Thursday.
According to Forbes.com, the Royals were the 26th most valuable franchise in Major League Baseball with a team value of $351 million, and the team made a profit of $10 million in 2010 despite losing 95 games and averaging 20,191 fans per game (53 percent of capacity) at Kauffman Stadium.
Zack Greinke to retirement or trade.
The New York Yankees were ranked as the most valuable team in baseball, worth $1.7 billion, followed by the Boston Red Sox ($912 million) and the Los Angeles Dodgers ($800 million). The Pittsburge Pirates were ranked last, with a team value of $300 million.
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