Athletic Club Kansas City Athletics

The Athletic City Kansas City (ACKS) Athletics are a Silver League team that resides in Kansas City, MO. They are headed by GM Andy Mayfield, who took over for the 2017 season. The owner is Harrison Batstone.

The franchise was originally known as the Capitol District in 2014 and was immediately moved to Orlando City. The franchise stayed in Orlando City for three seasons before making another and final move to Kansas City, MO. Current GM Andy Mayfield took over the franchise before the start of the 2017 season and provided needed stability.

Team History


2014 (Capitol District)

The Capital District Templars finished 62-46 (.574) in the SL. The team finished 4th in the standings and only 1.5 games back from first place.

Top Hitters:
■ RF Emilio Saenz (.293/.381/.639) with 28 HR, 75 RBI, 29 SB, and 5.2 WAR
■ 3B Ricardo Cruz (.315/.413/.625) with 26 HR, 79 RBI, and 4.3 WAR
■ CF Aaron Givens (.330/.408/.532) with 10 HR, 47 RBI, 27 SB, and 4.1 WAR

2015 (Orlando City)

The Orlando City finished 45-53 (.417) in the SL. The team finish 8th in the standings and 38 games back from first place.

Top Hitters:
■ RF Emilio Saenz (.327/.395/.675) wiith 38 HR, 96 RBI, 21 SB and 6.8 WAR
■ 2B Yoshio Matsuo (.330/.421/.570) with 21 HR, 72 RBI, 25 SB, and 5.2 WAR
■ 1B Chris Rice (.318/.388/.531) with 17 HR, 66 RBI, and 2.6 WAR

Top Pitchers:
■ SP John Holley: 10-9, 145.1 IP, 151/39 K/BB, 4.09 ERA, 2.5 WAR
■ SP Aaron O'Neill: 4-9, 109 IP, 70/38 K/BB, 3.72 ERA, 1.0 WAR
■ RP Artie Beardsall: 54.1 IP, 57/29 K/BB, 2.98 ERA, 1.0 WAR

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