Season Information
Team Name
1998 Kansas City Royals
American League
W-L Record
72-89 (.447)   GBL: -16.5
Rankings (Div/Lg/MLB)
3 / 11 / 23
Runs For/Against
714 / 898   Diff: -184
Playoff Series
Playoff Series
General Manager(s)
Spring Training W-L
Not available
Spring Ballpark
Top Draft Pick
Attendance Rank
Payroll (usd$)
Payroll Rank
Years Active
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1998 MLB Franchise and Minor League Affiliates

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YearTeam NameLeagueDivisionLevelGWLWPctGBLRfRaDiffRankLgRankAttendanceAtt RankManagerBallparkPlayoffs
1998Kansas City RoyalsAmerican LeagueCentralMLB1617289.44716.5714898-1843111,494,87525Tony MuserKauffman Stadiumdnq
1998Omaha RoyalsPacific Coast LeagueCentralAAA1637984.48515.5766772-6211401,2646Ron JohnsonJohnny Rosenblatt Stadiumdnq
1998Wichita WranglersTexas LeagueWestAA1407565.5360857861-413155,3537John MizerockLawrence-Dumont StadiumLost in Finals
1998Wilmington Blue RocksCarolina LeagueNorthernA+1408654.614061849112711320,5401Darrell Evans, Kevin Long, Brian PoldbergDaniel S. Frawley StadiumLeague Champions
1998Lansing LugnutsMidwest LeagueEasternA1407169.507126956732248485,8152Bob HeroldOldsmobile Parkdnq
1998Spokane IndiansNorthwest LeagueNorthA-764729.618047435711721186,3621Jeff GarberAvista Stadiumdnq
1998Gulf Coast RoyalsGulf Coast LeagueWesternRk603228.5331271250213700Andre DavidTerry Park Ballfielddnq
7 record(s)
Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league Level Level of the team in terms of MLB, minor league level, Independent or College division G Games Played (or Pitched) W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) GBL Games behind leader. ((Team A Wins-Team B Wins) + (Team A Losses-Team B Losses))/2 RF Runs For RA Runs Against Diff Run Differential. RF-RA Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL Attendance Number of people paying for tickets for games Att Rank Attendance rank within the league Manager Manager(s) for this team Ballpark Team or School's ballpark for the season Playoffs Playoff participation description.

Organizational Roster for 1998 Kansas City Royals

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    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jeremy AffeldtPLL19MLBLansing Lugnuts (A), Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Jordy AlexanderPRL21AAALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Jermaine AllensworthCFRR26MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)PIT, NYN
    Felipe AlouOFRR19AAAGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Jose Amado3BRR23AAAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Cary AmmonsPLL21A+Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Kevin AppierPRR30MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA), Lansing Lugnuts (A), Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Yancy AyresCRR22AGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Brandon BairdPLL24A+Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Brian BarberPRR25MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Francisco BautistaPRR22ASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Tim BelcherPRR36MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Carlos BeltranRFBR21MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Wichita Wranglers (AA), Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Brandon BergerRF-LFRR23MLBWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Brian BevilPRR26MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA), Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Jaime BlumaPRR26MLBOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Ricky BonesPRR29MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)MIN
    Terry BradshawOFLR29MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Ryan BrewerPLR24AAAOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA), Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Juan BritoCRR18MLBLansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Dee BrownLFLR20MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Ray BrownIFLR25AAAWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Sean Bryan3BLR20RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Matt BurchPRR21AASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Jimmie ByingtonOFRR24AAAWichita Wranglers (AA), Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Tim ByrdakPLL24MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Henry Calderon3BRR20AASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Kiko CaleroPRR23MLBWichita Wranglers (AA), Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Jeremy CarrOFRR27AAAOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Ricardo Carrasco1BRR20RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Aaron CarterPRR23ALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Lance CarterPRR23MLBWilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Joe Caruso3BRR23AAALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Michael CasperPRR23A-Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Jose Cepeda2B-SSRR23AAAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Jake ChapmanPRL24AAAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Scott ChiassonPRR20MLBGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Gary Coffee1BRR23A+Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Jeff Conine1B-LFRR32MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Mike CurryOFLR21AAASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Johnny DamonLFLL24MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Roland De La MazaPRR26MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Donnie DelaneyOFRR24A+Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Joe Dillon3BRR22MLBLansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Dan DiPaceOFLR23AAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Lansing Lugnuts (A), Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Jeremy DodsonPLR21AASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Ryan DouglassPRR19AALansing Lugnuts (A), Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Chad DurbinPRR20MLBWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Jermaine DyeRFRR24MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Roman EscamillaOFRR24AAAOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Emiliano EscandonIFLR23AAAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Bart EvansPRR27MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Michael EvansC-OFLR25AAWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Sal FasanoCRR26MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Carlos Febles2BRR22MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Hersy FelixCRR20AAAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Pat FluryPRR25AAAWichita Wranglers (AA)BOS
    Jeremy Freitas1BLR23ASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Eric FrenchPRR22RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Ryan FryOFRR22A-Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Rafael GarciaPRR20A-Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Chris GeorgePLL18MLBGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Byron GettisLF-RFRR18MLBGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Jeremy GiambiRF-LFLL23MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Jason GilfillanPRR21MLBSpokane Indians (A-), Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Erick Gomez1BLR22A-Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Edwin GonzalezPRR20A+Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Raul GonzalezLF-RFRR24MLBWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Jason GoodingPRL23AAAWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    David Goodwin1BRR23AAGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Tarik GrahamOFRL18RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Phil GrundyPRR25AAAOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Junior GuerreroPRR20AAGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Pat HallmarkOFRR24AAAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Shane HalterSS-3BRR28MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Chuck HamiltonPRR19RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Chris HaneyPLL29MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)CHN
    Greg HansellPRR27MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)OAK
    Jed Hansen2BRR25MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Brian HarrisonPRR29AAAOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Corey Hart3BBR22AAASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Chris HatcherLFRR29MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Pedro HerreraCRR19A-Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Jeremy HillPRR20MLBLansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Ryan HillPRR19RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Jimmy HooperPRR23A-Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Norris HopperOFRR19MLBGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Steve HoseyRFRR29MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jeremy JacksonPLL22ASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Scott KeyPRR21ALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Jeff King3B-1BRR33MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Daron KirkreitPRR25AAAWichita Wranglers (AA)MIL, MIL
    Joe KmakCRR35MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Justin LamberPLL22AAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Jason Layne1BLR25AAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Juan LeBronOFRR21AAALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Wayne LeePRR21ASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Scott Leius3BRR32MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Anthony LewisOFLL27AAAWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Merrell Ligons2BBR21ASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Aaron LineweaverPRR24AAAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Ryan LongRF-LFRR25MLBOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Tony Longueira2BRR23A+Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Mendy LopezSS-2BRR23MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Steve MaasPRR24ALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Mike MacFarlaneCRR34MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)OAK
    Shane MackLF-CFRR34MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)OAK
    Tony ManchaPBR19AGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Felix MartinezSSBR24MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Denny McDanielPLL21AAASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Allen McDillPLL26MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Sean McNally3BRR25AAAWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Tomas MedinaPRR23A+Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Anthony MedranoSSRR23AAAWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Juan MedranoPRR19A-Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Steve MedranoSSBR20AALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Carlos Mendez1BRR24MLBOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Rod Metzler2BBR23AALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Eric MillerPRR27AAWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Orlando MillerSSRR29MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)BAL, HOU
    Tony MirandaOFRR25AAWichita Wranglers (AA), Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Doug MlickiPRR27AAAOmaha Royals (AAA)SLN, SLN
    Ricardo MontasIFRR21AALansing Lugnuts (A), Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Jeff MontgomeryPRR36MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Griffin MooreIFRR22A+Lansing Lugnuts (A), Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Kendrick MooreOFRR25AAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Orber MorenoPRR21MLBWichita Wranglers (AA), Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Hal Morris1BLL33MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Robbie MorrisonPRR21AASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Scott MullenPRL23MLBWichita Wranglers (AA), Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Rod MyersCF-LFLL25MLBOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Taylor MyersPRR20ALansing Lugnuts (A), Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Brett NewellPRR25AAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Jose Nunez3BRR21RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jose OffermanSS-2BBR29MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Hector OrtizCRR28MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Luis Ortiz3BRR28MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Carlos PaganCRR22A+Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Dean Palmer3BRR29MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Javier PamusPRR23AALansing Lugnuts (A), Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Carlos ParedesPRR22A+Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Justin PedersonPRR23A+Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Kit PellowRF-3BRR24MLBOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Terry Pendleton3BBR37MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Tony PennyPRR22ASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Carlos PereaSSRR18RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Paul PhillipsCRR21MLBWilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Carlos PichardoPRR20A+Lansing Lugnuts (A), Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Hipolito PichardoPRR28MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Rick PittsOFRR22A+Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Jim PittsleyPRR24MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    David PlayerHLL22RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Alex Prieto2B-3BRR22MLBWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Stephen PrihodaPRL25AAWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Mark QuinnLF-RFRR24MLBWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Vic RadcliffSSRR21A+Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Kris RalstonPRR26AAAGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Matt RamagliPRR25ALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Charlie RamirezOFRR19AGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Pat RappPRR30MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Kevin RawitzerPLL27AAAOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Ken RayPRR23MLBWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Dan ReichertPRR21MLBOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA), Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Danny RiosPRR25MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Juan RiveraCRR21A-Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Luis RiveraSSRR34MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)HOU
    Juan RochaOFRR24A+Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Jose RosadoPLL23MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Willy Ruiz1BRR21A+Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Glendon RuschPLL23MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Mike Russo1BLL20AGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Matt SaierPRR25AAAOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Emmanuel SantanaCLR17AAGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Jose SantiagoPRR23MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Shawn SedlacekPRR22MLBSpokane Indians (A-)---
    Scott ServicePRR31MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Brian ShackelfordPLL21MLBSpokane Indians (A-)---
    James ShanksOFRR19AAAGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Al ShirleyOFBR24AAWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Steve SiscoLF-2BRR28MLBOmaha Royals (AAA)---
    Ben Slemmer3BRR22A-Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Matt SmithPLL22AALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Willie SmithPRR30MLBWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Francisco Solano2BBR15ALansing Lugnuts (A), Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Shawn SonnierPRR21AAASpokane Indians (A-)---
    Josh SopkinPRR18RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Tim SpehrCRR31MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)NYN
    Ethan SteinPRR23A+Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Rod StephPRR28AAAOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)CIN, BAL, CIN
    Andy StewartCRR27MLBOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Jeff SuppanPRR23MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)ARI, ARI
    Larry Sutton1B-RFLL28MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Mike Sweeney1B-CRR24MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Brett TaftSSRR24A+Wilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Jose TaverasOFRR21A+Lansing Lugnuts (A), Gulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Scott TaylorPLL30MLBWichita Wranglers (AA)HOU, BAL, HOU
    Todd ThornPLL21AAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Corey ThurmanPRR19MLBLansing Lugnuts (A), Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Rashad TillisOFBR21RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Goef TomlinsonOFLL21AAAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Rafael TorresOFRR19A+Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Robert TothPRR25AAAWichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Chris TurnerCRR29MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Kyle TurnerPLL19AGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Matt TurnerPRR31MLBOmaha Royals (AAA), Wichita Wranglers (AA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Dave UlleryCLR23AAAWilmington Blue Rocks (A+)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Eric VannOFBR22AGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Joe Vitiello1B-LFRR28MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Jamie WalkerPLL26MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    Steven WalshPRR20RkGulf Coast Royals (Rk)---
    Monty WardPRR21ALansing Lugnuts (A), Spokane Indians (A-)---
    Matt WhisenantPRL27MLBKansas City Royals (MLB)---
    Micah WilliamsOFRR23ALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Jeremy WilliamsonPLL23ALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    David Willis1BRR23AALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Kris WilsonPRR21MLBWilmington Blue Rocks (A+), Lansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Player NamePosBaThAgeHiLvlList of TeamsOther Orgs
    Eric YanzPRR23ALansing Lugnuts (A)---
    Ernie YoungCF-RFRR28MLBKansas City Royals (MLB), Omaha Royals (AAA)---
    218 record(s)
    Player Name Name of the player. If not linked, then no profile on the site Pos Defensive Position Ba Bats Th Throws Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. HiLvl Highest Level Reached