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1989 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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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
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Brent Mayne (#13) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

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
TeamWLWPctGBL
9963.611--
9270.5687.0
9171.5628.0
8379.51216.0
8082.49419.0
7389.45126.0
6992.42929.5
Full League Standings
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
8Bob BooneC4140533111
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13
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2
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1
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43324937248516.274.349.323672.049.173.2960.76405.0131467
5George Brett1B3645767129
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26
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3
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12
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8014459473140918.282.358.431789.149.300.2870.8038.1197525
14Bill Buckner1B-DH39176738
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4
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1
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161061102014.216.240.267507.051.091.2241.83176.047183
9Luis De los Santos1B2287622
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3
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1
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060051400002.253.293.310603.057.115.3012.80--2792
22Jim EisenreichOF3047564139
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33
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7
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9
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59278374409348.293.341.448789.156.274.3051.1952.8213519
16Bo JacksonOF2651586132
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32
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10526939172380410.256.306.495801.239.348.3174.4116.1255558
15Mike MacFarlaneC251571335
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6
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02
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190072720018.223.255.299554.076.121.2563.8678.547165
29Rey Palacios3B-1B2647128
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2
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80121410211.170.200.277477.106.128.2127.0047.01352
32Bill PecotaSS-OF29832117
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5507911104.205.267.410677.205.349.1971.2927.73491
18Bret SaberhagenP250100000000000000-----------00
24Jeff SchulzOF28902
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0001000200000.222.222.222444.000.000.286----29
33Kevin Seitzer3B2759778168
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2
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4817810276574716.281.382.337719.055.241.3130.75149.3201710
1Kurt StillwellSS2446352121
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5496426432533.261.321.380701.119.216.2891.5266.1176513
30Pat TablerOF-DH3139036101
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42003742203214.259.322.308630.049.144.2841.14195.0120432
4Danny TartabullOF-DH2644154118
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22
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018
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624269123320212.268.365.440805.172.333.3311.7824.5194512
25Gary ThurmanOF24872417
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05160152600210.195.311.241552.046.402.2741.73--21105
3Brad Wellman2B-SS291783041
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125373610307.230.259.287546.056.107.2795.1489.051188
20Frank White2B3841834107
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3632305220537.256.304.328632.072.146.2861.73209.0137456
6Willie WilsonOF333835897
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43246277810668.253.298.358656.104.222.3052.89127.7137422
17Matt WintersOF291071425
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900142301013.234.320.346666.112.243.2771.6453.537122
Batting Totals187354756901428227411016531545155489729504250141.261.326.373699.112.232.2931.6254.220406121
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
18Bret Saberhagen252362.16363512400262209746313431938120.967.180.451.486.634.49
34Larry McWilliams35224.098510003231151528242001.188.450.552.186.553.00
40Rick Luecken28213.3819000121232399313160101.508.631.134.886.001.23
37Charlie Leibrandt325115.143327313016119698921354739221.5510.960.733.024.081.35
38Terry Leach35564.14303006073784634436341111.549.490.494.384.140.94
23Mark Gubicza2615113.04363682002552521008610631739051.248.890.352.226.112.75
39Jerry Don Gleaton31005.79150005014201090690101.8612.860.003.865.791.50
26Steve Farr32254.1451200401863753529522562011.5410.710.713.148.002.55
54Jose DeJesus24004.5031001087441820001.887.881.139.002.250.25
49Steve Crawford31312.83250005054481917219330031.248.000.333.175.501.74
34Stan Clarke280215.4322000071412122421002.5718.002.575.142.570.50
45Bob Buchanan280018.0020001035661331002.6715.003.009.009.001.00
19Floyd Bannister34414.681414000075874039818351011.4010.440.962.164.201.94
27Luis Aquino25683.51341621701411486255635684041.309.450.382.234.341.94
55Kevin Appier21149.0065000021342222312100002.0913.911.234.914.090.83
36Tom Gordon211793.644916111611631226766108615312011.286.740.554.758.451.78
21Jeff Montgomery27731.3763000391892661614325946120.996.460.292.459.203.76
Pitching Totals92703.55426162279135381452141563557286455978567221.298.770.532.826.062.15
PlayerAgePC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDHP %C %1B %2B %3B %SS %LF %CF %RF %OF %POAE
Kevin Appier21600000000001.000------------------100
Luis Aquino253400000000001.000------------------11230
Floyd Bannister341400000000001.000------------------3150
Bob Boone410129000000000--.991----------------752647
George Brett3600104000000217----.998------------1.000898802
Bob Buchanan2820000000000--------------------000
Bill Buckner390024000000019----.985--------------181133
Stan Clarke28200000000001.000------------------010
Steve Crawford312500000000001.000------------------7130
Luis De los Santos22002700000000----.986--------------203163
Jose DeJesus24300000000001.000------------------010
Jim Eisenreich3000000000012310------------------.98927343
Steve Farr325100000000001.000------------------740
Jerry Don Gleaton311500000000001.000------------------020
Tom Gordon214900000000001.000------------------15260
Mark Gubicza26360000000000.931------------------18495
Bo Jackson2600000000011024------------------.967224118
Terry Leach35300000000000.857------------------5194
Charlie Leibrandt32330000000000.941------------------6262
Rick Luecken281900000000001.000------------------220
Mike MacFarlane25059000000004--.996----------------249171
Larry McWilliams35800000000001.000------------------140
Jeff Montgomery27630000000000.895------------------1162
Rey Palacios2601318021000012--1.000.984--.958----------96152
Bill Pecota2900412729000151----1.0001.000.889.988------1.00050792
Bret Saberhagen25360000000000.934------------------21364
Jeff Schulz2800000000050------------------1.000600
Kevin Seitzer270020159600030--------.9501.000------1.00011827720
Kurt Stillwell240000013000000----------.970--------17933416
Pat Tabler3100203100005539----.9931.000----------.970217254
Danny Tartabull260000000007155------------------.98210832
Gary Thurman24000000000604------------------.9495423
Brad Wellman290006433400001------.995--.989--------1041842
Frank White380001320000010------.985------------23840710
Willie Wilson330000000001081------------------.97725226
Matt Winters29000000000313------------------.9394513


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