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1988 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 84-77 .522
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 704-648 + 56
Manager(s): John Wathan
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Payroll: $ 11,558,873 13/26
Attendance: 2,350,181 8/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Hugh Walker (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Ed Napoleon
Bullpen Coach: Jimmie Schaffer
First Base Coach: Bob Schaefer
Hitting Coach: Mike Lum
Pitching Coach: Frank Funk
Third Base Coach: Adrian Garrett

#1 Draft Picks

Floyd Bannister (#1), Kurt Stillwell (#2), Pat Tabler (#16), Jerry Don Gleaton (#17), Jamie Quirk (#18), Gary Thurman (#21)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10458.642--
9171.56213.0
8477.52219.5
7587.46329.0
7190.44132.5
7091.43533.5
6893.42235.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
45Steve Balboni1B316329
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02
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50012000000.143.156.270426.127.143.17120.0031.51764
27Thad BosleyOF-DH312114
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0002002601010.190.250.190440.000.095.2503.00--424
5George Brett1B3558990180
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3
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24
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10314382513150715.306.386.509895.204.362.2990.6224.5300678
14Bill BucknerDH382421862
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03
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3431131905446.256.290.351641.095.157.2631.4680.785263
34Nick CapraOF302934
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1
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000102300003.138.194.172366.034.138.1541.50--531
51Luis De los Santos1B-DH212212
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01004400003.091.231.227458.136.318.1111.00--526
22Jim EisenreichOF292022644
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199363101242.218.236.282518.064.124.2475.17202.057214
7Ed HearnC271814
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001000100001.222.222.333555.111.111.235----618
16Bo JacksonOF2543963108
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4
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25
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682762514616126.246.285.472757.226.330.3075.8417.6207467
8Mike MacFarlaneC242112556
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2600213712125.265.329.393722.128.227.3021.7652.883235
38Scotti MadisonDH-C283546
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002104500000.171.256.229485.057.200.2001.25--839
2Dave OwenSS305000000000300000.000.000.0000.000.000.000----05
24Larry OwenC3381517
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30092320200.210.289.259548.049.160.2812.5681.02192
29Rey PalaciosC251121
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0000000400001.091.091.091182.000.000.143----111
32Bill PecotaSS-3B281782537
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1572183420711.208.279.275554.067.197.2501.89178.049204
9Jamie QuirkC331962247
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2515284112432.240.330.408738.168.291.2601.4624.580231
33Kevin Seitzer3B2655990170
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601087264643315.304.382.406788.102.234.3350.89111.8227637
1Kurt StillwellSS2345963115
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5365477630637.251.318.399717.148.253.2791.6245.9183515
30Pat TablerDH-OF303013793
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4923234120046.309.354.389743.080.153.3501.78301.0117328
4Danny TartabullOF2550780139
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1028576119440610.274.365.515880.241.396.3071.5719.5261589
25Gary ThurmanOF2366611
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0025142000000.167.214.182396.015.136.2395.00--1270
3Brad Wellman2B281071129
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61262320101.271.310.327637.056.103.3373.83107.035114
20Frank White2B3753748126
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58732167437616.235.261.330591.095.142.2523.1967.1177571
6Willie WilsonOF3259181155
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373572210621855.262.286.333619.071.156.3154.82591.0197626
Batting Totals174454697041419275401216711375448694433444651105.259.317.391708.131.235.2911.9445.221376052
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
18Bret Saberhagen2414163.793535900026027112211018591719041.269.340.622.035.902.90
29Dan Quisenberry35013.6020000131253211100591101.4811.520.001.803.241.80
48Ted Power33565.962212223080985453730443231.6011.030.793.384.951.47
21Jeff Montgomery26723.434500013162542524630473621.337.710.864.296.711.57
37Charlie Leibrandt3113123.19353572002432449886206212510441.269.040.742.304.632.02
35Mark Lee23003.6040004056220100001.4010.800.001.800.000.00
23Mark Gubicza252082.70353584002692379481118318312461.197.900.372.776.102.20
39Jerry Don Gleaton30043.554200020338331715217292031.327.820.474.036.871.71
31Gene Garber40043.552600019632291513413200221.277.911.093.555.451.54
26Steve Farr31542.4962100492082742523530724221.258.020.543.257.812.40
54Jose DeJesus230124.00210000261080520003.6718.000.0015.006.000.40
40Bud Black31214.91170005022231212211190201.559.410.824.507.771.73
19Floyd Bannister3312134.33313120001891821029122681136251.328.671.053.245.381.66
27Luis Aquino24102.797511002933159117111111.7210.240.315.283.410.65
17Rick Anderson31214.24730000344117163991011.4710.850.792.382.381.00
36Tom Gordon20025.0652000015169917180001.449.000.563.9410.132.57
31Israel Sanchez24324.50191006135362018018143101.509.000.004.503.500.78
Pitching Totals84773.6641416129913232142814156485801024658865527331.328.920.642.935.581.91
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jamie QuirkC794093185.9820.00
Mike MacFarlaneC683091823.9940.00
Larry OwenC371681321.9890.00
Ed HearnC4121001.0000.00
Scotti MadisonC4181001.0000.00
Rey PalaciosC3171001.0000.00
Bill PecotaC10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
George Brett1B12411267010105.9920.00
Bill Buckner1B2116012111.9940.00
Steve Balboni1B13945211.9800.00
Bill Pecota1B11170021.0000.00
Pat Tabler1B740446.9170.00
Luis De los Santos1B5311031.0000.00
Scotti Madison1B230001.0000.00
Jamie Quirk1B130001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Frank White2B148293426488.9940.00
Brad Wellman2B465485421.9720.00
Bill Pecota2B342011.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kevin Seitzer3B147932972633.9370.00
Bill Pecota3B21103612.9790.00
Brad Wellman3B403021.0000.00
Rey Palacios3B10000.0000.00
Jamie Quirk3B103001.0000.00
Pat Tabler3B10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Kurt StillwellSS1241703491360.9760.00
Bill PecotaSS4159107420.9760.00
Brad WellmanSS15131324.9290.00
Dave OwenSS77916.9410.00
George BrettSS10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Willie WilsonOF142365140.9890.00
Danny TartabullOF130227891.9630.00
Bo JacksonOF1212461172.9730.00
Jim EisenreichOF64109040.9650.00
Pat TablerOF3768110.9860.00
Gary ThurmanOF3236120.9490.00
Nick CapraOF11150001.0000.00
Bill PecotaOF98010.8890.00
Thad BosleyOF640001.0000.00
Scotti MadisonOF320001.0000.00
Kevin SeitzerOF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Steve FarrP628237001.0001.09
Jeff MontgomeryP456231010.9291.88
Jerry Don GleatonP423833001.0001.42
Mark GubiczaP35269294413.9862.44
Charlie LeibrandtP35243194332.9542.30
Bret SaberhagenP35260153433.9421.69
Floyd BannisterP3118982511.9711.57
Gene GarberP26323611.9002.52
Ted PowerP228058011.0001.46
Dan QuisenberryP202509011.0003.23
Israel SanchezP19352710.9002.30
Bud BlackP172201001.0000.41
Rick AndersonP73413001.0001.06
Luis AquinoP7292211.8001.24
Tom GordonP51522001.0002.37
Mark LeeP4501011.0001.80
Jose DeJesusP220000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Bill BucknerDH42.0000.00
Pat TablerDH40.0000.00
George BrettDH33.0000.00
Jim EisenreichDH13.0000.00
Danny TartabullDH13.0000.00
Steve BalboniDH6.0000.00
Thad BosleyDH4.0000.00
Scotti MadisonDH4.0000.00
Bill PecotaDH4.0000.00
Luis De los SantosDH3.0000.00
Brad WellmanDH3.0000.00
Frank WhiteDH3.0000.00
Ed HearnDH2.0000.00
Bo JacksonDH2.0000.00
Nick CapraDH1.0000.00
Rey PalaciosDH1.0000.00
Kevin SeitzerDH1.0000.00
Gary ThurmanDH1.0000.00


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