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1996 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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W-L Record: 75-86 .466
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 746-786 -40
Roster Continuity 51.02% 26/28
Manager(s): Bob Boone
General Manager: Herk Robinson
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 18,480,750 27/28
Attendance: 1,435,997 23/28
Playoffs: Did not qualify
Top Draft Pick: Dee Brown (#14) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jamie Quirk
Bullpen Coach: Guy Hansen
First Base Coach: Mitchell Page
Hitting Coach: Greg Luzinski
Pitching Coach: Bruce Kison
Third Base Coach: Tim Foli

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff Granger (#5), Joe Vitiello (#7), Pat Lennon (#8), Kevin Appier (#9), Michael Tucker (#10), Tom Goodwin (#22), Johnny Damon (#35)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
9962.615--
8577.52514.5
8082.49419.5
7884.48121.5
7586.46624.0
Batting Statistics
#PlayerPosAgeDiffGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFGDPAVGOBPSLGOPSISOsecABabipK/BBAB/HRTBPA
30Jose Offerman1B27   56185170
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5
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472410749813729.303.384.417801.114.271.3591.32112.2234645
42Tom GoodwinCF-LF27   52480148
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4
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3566223979202113.282.334.330664.048.206.3302.03524.0173587
18Johnny DamonCF-RF22   51761140
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502553164331054.271.313.368681.097.195.2962.0686.2190566
43Keith Lockhart2B-3B31   43349118
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7
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55116304024157.273.319.411730.139.219.2841.3361.9178471
12Craig Paquette3B-LF27   42961111
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22
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675323101223511.259.296.452748.193.252.2864.3919.5194462
6David HowardSS29   4205192
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48564074401746.219.291.305596.086.179.2541.85105.0128485
15Mike MacFarlaneC32   37958104
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5433315775024.274.339.499838.224.306.2791.8419.9189419
1Bip Roberts2B32   3393996
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052129253828068.283.331.357688.074.156.3131.52--121372
31Michael TuckerRF25   3395588
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53104406971347.260.346.442788.183.319.2901.7328.3150393
16Joe Randa3B26   33736102
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471342647142410.303.351.433784.131.234.3331.8156.2146370
27Joe VitielloDH26   2572962
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40203869320312.241.342.401743.160.315.2951.8232.1103301
3Bob HamelinDH-1B28   2393161
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4052545822047.255.391.435826.180.418.2951.0726.6104299
29Mike SweeneyC-DH22   1652346
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2412182140037.279.358.412770.133.236.2941.1741.368190
26Sal FasanoC24   1432029
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1911142520103.203.283.343626.140.238.2051.7923.849160
32Kevin Young1B-RF27   1322032
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2333113200002.242.301.470771.227.311.2612.9116.562143
38Chris StynesLF23   92827
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006522500101.293.309.359668.065.120.3102.50--3395
22Jon NunnallyRF24   901619
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1700132502010.211.308.456764.244.389.2301.9218.041104
58Rod MyersCF23   63918
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113271600001.286.357.444801.159.286.3702.2963.02870
25Les NormanRF-LF27   4996
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00001161410000.122.232.122354.000.122.1712.33--656
46Pat LennonLF28   3057
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0010071000000.233.378.333711.100.333.3501.43--1037
36Henry MercedesC26   411
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0000000100000.250.250.250500.000.000.333----14
Batting Totals175355427461477286381236891958552994343366649102.267.328.398726.132.247.2991.7845.122086186
Pitching Statistics
#PlayerAgeDiffWLERAGGSCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K/BB
41Tim Belcher34   15113.9235354100238.226211710428681137061.389.871.052.564.261.66
33Chris Haney27   10144.7035354100228.026713611929511158061.3910.541.142.014.542.25
17Kevin Appier28   14113.6332325100211.11928785177520710151.278.190.733.208.832.76
23Mark Gubicza33   4125.1419192100119.113270682234555071.399.981.662.574.161.62
50Jose Rosado21   863.2016162100106.21013938726645141.198.500.592.195.382.46
49Doug Linton30   795.0221180000104.011165581326873181.329.611.132.257.533.35
35Hipolito Pichardo26   355.435700028368.0744141526434021.479.790.663.445.691.65
21Jeff Montgomery34   464.2948000412463.15931301419450031.248.432.002.716.432.37
51Julio Valera27   326.49312007161.1754444727311121.6711.071.033.984.571.15
57Mike Magnante31   225.67380009054.0583834524323041.529.670.834.005.331.33
45Jason Jacome25   044.694920021147.2672725522321021.8512.560.944.136.001.45
46Tim Pugh29   015.50191008036.1422422912272021.5010.502.253.006.752.25
37Rick Huisman27   214.66220005129.1251515418230001.487.761.245.597.141.28
46Jaime Bluma24   003.601700010520.0189824141021.108.100.901.806.303.50
24Terry Clark35   117.94120005017.128151537123002.0614.821.593.716.351.71
27Jeff Granger24   006.75150005016.1211312310112021.9411.811.695.636.191.10
24Bob Scanlan29   013.2790002011.113441330001.4510.640.822.452.451.00
47Brian Bevil24   105.7331001011.09772570001.277.361.644.095.731.40
50Kenny Robinson26   106.005000206.09440351002.0013.500.004.507.501.67
Batting Totals75864.554831611751443514501563786733176460926564551.409.701.092.865.752.01
Fielding Statistics
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Mike MacFarlaneC995113542.9930.00
Sal FasanoC512911452.9840.00
Mike SweeneyC26158713.9940.00
Henry MercedesC420001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Jose Offerman1B9679668582.9940.00
Bob Hamelin1B3323220425.9840.00
Kevin Young1B27182160251.0000.00
Craig Paquette1B19148130241.0000.00
Michael Tucker1B9523061.0000.00
Joe Vitiello1B9405041.0000.00
Joe Randa1B7213021.0000.00
David Howard1B240001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Keith Lockhart2B84110206854.9750.00
Bip Roberts2B63101189442.9860.00
Jose Offerman2B386481129.9930.00
Joe Randa2B15152615.9760.00
Chris Stynes2B585021.0000.00
David Howard2B3910031.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe Randa3B9244131911.9510.00
Keith Lockhart3B55277555.9530.00
Craig Paquette3B512070114.8910.00
Kevin Young3B732001.0000.00
Chris Stynes3B20210.6670.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
David HowardSS13519740111109.9820.00
Jose OffermanSS3654851030.9330.00
Craig PaquetteSS11141615.9680.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Tom GoodwinLF75131721.9860.00
Craig PaquetteLF4779321.9760.00
Michael TuckerLF2850111.9810.00
Chris StynesLF1930120.9390.00
Les NormanLF1550001.0000.00
Pat LennonLF1118010.9470.00
Bip RobertsLF891011.0000.00
Jon NunnallyLF75010.8330.00
Rod MyersLF430001.0000.00
Kevin YoungLF20000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Johnny DamonCF89204332.9860.00
Tom GoodwinCF81173030.9830.00
Rod MyersCF15300001.0000.00
Les NormanCF370001.0000.00
Bip RobertsCF240001.0000.00
David HowardCF10000.0000.00
Jose OffermanCF160001.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Michael TuckerRF73133410.9930.00
Johnny DamonRF63145231.9800.00
Jon NunnallyRF2456010.9820.00
Les NormanRF20321001.0000.00
Kevin YoungRF1514110.9370.00
Rod MyersRF10000.0000.00
Bip RobertsRF110001.0000.00
Joe VitielloRF10000.0000.00
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Hipolito PichardoP576871312.9522.65
Jason JacomeP4947314031.0003.24
Jeff MontgomeryP4863613011.0002.71
Mike MagnanteP3854415021.0003.17
Tim BelcherP35238193224.9621.93
Chris HaneyP35228927011.0001.42
Kevin AppierP322111915021.0001.45
Julio ValeraP31615711.9231.77
Rick HuismanP222905001.0001.55
Doug LintonP2110491020.9051.64
Mark GubiczaP19119151611.9692.34
Tim PughP193635001.0001.99
Jaime BlumaP172016011.0003.15
Jose RosadoP1610631511.9471.53
Jeff GrangerP151631001.0002.24
Terry ClarkP121721001.0001.58
Bob ScanlanP9111110.6671.62
Kenny RobinsonP5610001.0001.50
Brian BevilP31121001.0002.45
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF
Joe VitielloDH70.0000.00
Bob HamelinDH47.0000.00
Mike SweeneyDH22.0000.00
Bip RobertsDH16.0000.00
Mike MacFarlaneDH9.0000.00
Les NormanDH7.0000.00
Craig PaquetteDH6.0000.00
Tom GoodwinDH5.0000.00
Michael TuckerDH5.0000.00
Jon NunnallyDH4.0000.00
Chris StynesDH3.0000.00
Kevin YoungDH3.0000.00
Johnny DamonDH1.0000.00
Pat LennonDH1.0000.00
Keith LockhartDH1.0000.00
Joe RandaDH1.0000.00


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