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1989 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

+ Batting and Pitching Feats and Milestones
W-L Record: 92-70 .568
Rank: 2nd in American League West
Run Differential: 690-635 + 55
Manager(s): John Wathan
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Payroll: $ 15,421,662 9/26
Attendance: 2,477,700 10/26
Top Draft Pick: Brent Mayne (#13) All picks
Years Active:
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Coaching Staff

Bullpen Coach: Glenn Ezell
First Base Coach: Bob Schaefer
Hitting Coach: Mike Lum
Hitting Coach: John Mayberry
Pitching Coach: Frank Funk
Third Base Coach: Adrian Garrett

#1 Draft Picks

Floyd Bannister (#1), Kurt Stillwell (#2), Kevin Appier (#9), Pat Tabler (#16), Jerry Don Gleaton (#17), Gary Thurman (#21), Matt Winters (#24)
American League West Standings
Full League Standings
  • Batting and Pitching Feats may not always be a positive accomplishment. Outlying negative performances may also be highlighted.
  • Batting Feats and Milestones
    Bob BooneKCABOSW 9-8 vs BOS514100200000000020974 hits
    George BrettKCABALL 4-5 vs BAL502000230210000120223 stolen bases
    Bo JacksonKCABOSW 7-4 @BOS33200123011000002813 stolen bases
    Bob BooneKCABOSW 10-0 @BOS413300100110000021073 Doubles
    Kevin SeitzerKCAMILW 4-3 vs MIL52410000000000003604 hits
    Rey PalaciosKCAMILL 2-8 @MIL100000100000000091st career RBI
    Danny TartabullKCACLEW 3-1 vs CLE3000001001000000500500th career game
    Bo JacksonKCATEXL 3-6 vs TEX40000000004000002974 strikeouts
    Bo JacksonKCAMINW 4-3 @MIN40000000004000003004 strikeouts
    Kurt StillwellKCAMINW 8-1 @MIN42300240000000003952 home runs
    Jim EisenreichKCADETW 9-5 vs DET42202010010010012091 Triples
    Matt WintersKCAMINL 1-7 vs MIN101100000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Matt WintersKCASEAW 5-3 @SEA601000100020000031st career RBI
    Bo JacksonKCASEAL 2-5 @SEA40000000004000003194 strikeouts
    Rick LueckenKCASEAL 2-5 @SEA000000000000000011st career game
    Rey PalaciosKCACLEL 3-4 @CLE3110012000000000281st career home run
    Kevin AppierKCACHAL 5-12 @CHA000000000000000011st career game
    Bo JacksonKCAOAKW 10-1 @OAK52300230002000003412 home runs
    Bo JacksonKCAOAKW 12-9 @OAK63300013001000003423 stolen bases
    Matt WintersKCACHAW 4-2 vs CHA4110011000200000211st career home run
    Bill PecotaKCANYAW 14-5 @NYA53310230001000001922 home runs
    George BrettKCAMILW 9-4 vs MIL343010200100000020704 runs scored
    Bo JacksonKCAMILW 9-4 vs MIL31200150010000003485 RBIs
    Willie WilsonKCABOSW 7-4 @BOS514000211000000016274 hits
    Willie WilsonKCABALW 5-0 vs BAL403100500000000016305 RBIs
    Danny TartabullKCABALW 7-6 vs BAL5230014000000000549100th career home run
    Frank WhiteKCAMINL 4-6 @MIN010000001400000022004 walks
    Kurt StillwellKCACHAW 10-6 @CHA21202030010001004503 Triples
    Jim EisenreichKCASEAW 13-5 @SEA53310151010010012685 RBIs
    Jeff SchulzKCATEXL 3-6 @TEX101000000000000011st career game, 1st career hit
    Jeff SchulzKCADETL 2-10 @DET101000100000000031st career RBI
    George BrettKCATEXW 6-5 vs TEX414000200000000021194 hits
    Pitching Feats and Milestones
    Game DatePlayerTeamOppResultDecNoteIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBTBFPitchesStrBalStr%Career GCareer W-LFeat Description
    Tom GordonKCATORW 2-1 vs TORW 1.200000200051912763%71-21st career win
    Bret SaberhagenKCABALW 3-0 vs BALWSHO930000600029113823173%17070-55Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Tom GordonKCABALL 4-5 vs BAL 6.240000101002298663267%111-210 Strikeouts
    Jeff MontgomeryKCACLEW 3-2 vs CLEW 200000200062318578%6913-5Threw 78% strikes
    Tom GordonKCATEXW 6-4 @TEXSv 2.100000600073021970%224-41st career save, Struck out at least 2 batters per inning (1.2+ ip)
    Jeff MontgomeryKCAMINL 1-7 vs MIN 220000300082219386%7615-5Threw 86% strikes
    Kevin AppierKCACALL 1-5 @CALL 5.18441430002798584059%10-11st career game
    Rick LueckenKCASEAL 2-5 @SEA 2200011000825141156%10-01st career game
    Kevin AppierKCAOAKW 5-3 vs OAKW 57220220002276463061%21-11st career win
    Mark GubiczaKCANYAW 3-0 vs NYAWSHO980002500035120724860%18076-61Complete game/Shutout
    Jeff MontgomeryKCANYAL 4-5 vs NYA 3.1200004000113830879%8615-5Threw 79% strikes
    Bret SaberhagenKCAOAKW 10-1 @OAKW 7510011100026114793569%18677-5911 Strikeouts
    Bret SaberhagenKCACHAW 5-4 vs CHA 6.1733031200028124784663%18777-5912 Strikeouts
    Bret SaberhagenKCANYAW 14-5 @NYAW 874200110032121913075%18878-59Threw 75% strikes
    Tom GordonKCAMILW 3-2 vs MILW 8622001010130118764264%3911-410 Strikeouts
    Luis AquinoKCABALW 5-0 vs BALWSHO930001200030107683964%348-5Complete game/Shutout, 3-hitter
    Luis AquinoKCAMINL 1-5 @MINL 4.111551020002457451279%358-6Threw 79% strikes
    Mark GubiczaKCATORL 0-2 vs TORL 8722011000133124764861%19079-6610 Strikeouts
    Jeff MontgomeryKCATORW 8-3 vs TOR 200000100062319483%10316-6Threw 83% strikes
    Tom GordonKCASEAW 3-1 @SEAW 8211151010031119734661%4515-610 Strikeouts
    Rick LueckenKCACALW 4-2 vs CALSv 120000200051712571%60-01st career save
    Bret SaberhagenKCAOAKW 2-0 vs OAKWSHO940001300032127834465%19685-60Complete game/Shutout
    Rick LueckenKCATEXW 5-3 @TEXW 110002100061991047%101-01st career win
    Terry LeachKCAMINL 2-8 vs MIN 110000000041612475%20029-13200th career game
    Bret SaberhagenKCATEXW 3-2 vs TEXWCG972101710034119813868%20088-61200th career game
    Luis AquinoKCATEXL 4-10 vs TEX 143300110072116576%458-9Threw 76% strikes
    Bret SaberhagenKCACALW 4-0 @CALWSHO960002400034135914467%20391-61Complete game/Shutout
    Steve CrawfordKCACALW 8-3 @CAL 231100200092421388%19822-17Threw 88% strikes
    Bret SaberhagenKCAOAKW 6-1 @OAKW 8411021310030117744363%20492-6113 Strikeouts

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