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Home >> Teams >> MLB Franchises >> American League >> Kansas City Royals >> 1997 Team Capsule >> Game Log

1997 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 67-94 .416
Rank: 5th in American League Central
Run Differential: 747-820 -73
Manager(s): Tony Muser, Bob Boone
General Manager: Herk Robinson
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 31,225,000 21/28
Attendance: 1,517,638 22/28
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Dan Reichert (#7) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jamie Quirk
Bullpen Coach: Guy Hansen
First Base Coach: Mitchell Page
First Base Coach: Frank White
Hitting Coach: Tom Poquette
Hitting Coach: Greg Luzinski
Pitching Coach: Bruce Kison
Third Base Coach: Rich Dauer

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff King (#1), Gregg Olson (#4), Joe Vitiello (#7), Jay Bell (#8), Kevin Appier (#9), Jim Pittsley (#17), Tom Goodwin (#22), Johnny Damon (#35)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8675.534--
8081.4976.0
7883.4848.0
6894.42018.5
6794.41619.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1997 Kansas City Royals. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1997 Kansas City Royals Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1KCA@ BALL2-40-141223No124-2
    2KCA@ BALL4-60-241226No2.5610-4
    3KCA@ MINW2-11-24817No1.5811-3
    4KCA@ MINL5-71-351222No2.51318-5
    5KCA@ MINW12-22-351121No1.525205 
    6KCAvs BALW6-53-34614No131256 
    7KCAvs BALL2-43-441119No133294
    8KCAvs MINL6-113-541221No23940-1 
    9KCAvs MINW6-14-541119No145414 
    10KCA@ TORW3-25-52612Yes148435
    11KCA@ TORW7-56-52411Yes--55487
    12KCAvs TEXL0-26-62613No155505
    13KCAvs TEXL1-56-73916No256551 
    14KCAvs ANAW7-37-73815No1.563585 
    15KCAvs ANAL1-117-841018No1.56469-5 
    16KCA@ SEAL5-67-941220No26975-6
    17KCA@ SEAL2-77-1041322No37182-11 
    18KCA@ SEAW12-108-1041221No28392-9
    19KCA@ OAKW10-39-1031019No19395-2 
    20KCA@ OAKL6-79-1141221No199102-3 
    21KCA@ OAKW7-110-1131019No0.51061033 
    22KCAvs TORW6-511-113612No11121084 
    23KCAvs TORL0-111-1231019No11121093
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    24KCAvs TORW8-012-123817No0.512010911 
    25KCAvs NYAL1-912-133917No0.51211183
    26KCAvs NYAW2-113-133917No0.51231194 
    27KCAvs NYAL5-1313-143918No0.5128132-4 
    28KCA@ BOSW2-014-143715No0.5130132-2 
    29KCA@ BOSW7-215-142712Yes--1371343
    30KCA@ DETL3-1215-153816No1140146-6 
    31KCA@ DETW4-016-153715No--144146-2 
    32KCA@ NYAW7-517-153715No--1511510 
    33KCA@ NYAL2-517-163714No1153156-3
    34KCA@ NYAL2-317-173717No2155159-4
    35KCAvs BOSW9-018-172714No1.51641595 
    36KCAvs BOSW6-219-172713No0.51701619
    37KCAvs DETW10-920-171611Yes--18017010 
    38KCAvs DETL2-1020-181613Yes--1821802 
    39KCAvs DETL2-920-191714Yes--184189-5 
    40KCAvs DETL5-620-202715Yes--189195-6
    41KCA@ CLEL3-420-212817No1192199-7
    42KCA@ CLEL0-120-224919No2192200-8
    43KCA@ CLEL1-920-2341019No3193209-16 
    44KCAvs SEAL4-820-2441019No4197217-20 
    45KCAvs SEAW11-521-2441019No3208222-14
    46KCAvs SEAW4-322-243918No3212225-13 
    47KCAvs OAKL1-222-253918No4213227-14
    48KCAvs OAKL6-822-2641120No4219235-16
    49KCAvs CLEL3-1022-2741120No5222245-23 
    50KCA@ TEXW3-223-2741019No4225247-22
    51KCA@ TEXL1-323-2841020No4226250-24
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    52KCA@ TEXW6-224-2831019No3.5232252-20
    53KCA@ ANAW5-225-2831019No2.5237254-17
    54KCA@ ANAL3-725-2941122No3240261-21 
    55KCAvs TEXL3-625-3041122No3.5243267-24 
    56KCAvs TEXW2-126-3041020No3.5245268-23 
    57KCAvs TEXW10-427-3041019No3.5255272-17 
    58KCAvs TEXW4-228-302818No2.5259274-15
    59KCAvs ANAL5-1228-313919No3264286-22 
    60KCAvs ANAL2-628-323919No4266292-26 
    61KCAvs ANAW6-129-322818No4272293-21 
    62KCA@ PITL3-529-333919No4275298-23
    63KCA@ PITW8-330-332819No3.5283301-18
    64KCA@ PITW8-131-332816No3.5291302-11 
    65KCAvs HOUW5-232-332714No2.5296304-8 
    66KCAvs HOUL2-1032-342817No3.5298314-16 
    67KCAvs HOUW6-233-342815No2.5304316-12 
    68KCA@ MILL5-733-353917No2.5309323-14
    69KCA@ MILW6-534-352816No3315328-13
    70KCA@ CHAL6-734-364917No3321335-14
    71KCA@ CHAL0-434-374917No4321339-18
    72KCA@ CHAL7-834-384917No4.5328347-19 
    73KCAvs MILW4-335-383917No4332350-18
    74KCAvs MILW16-336-383816No3348353-5 
    75KCAvs MILL3-536-393918No4351358-7
    76KCAvs MILL2-336-4041019No4353361-8
    77KCA@ CHNL7-836-4141019No5360369-9
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    78KCA@ CHNL1-636-4241121No6361375-14 
    79KCA@ CHNL2-336-4341121No6363378-15
    80KCA@ CLEL6-736-4441223No7369385-16
    81KCA@ CLEL4-836-4541223No8373393-20 
    82KCA@ CLEL7-836-4641223No9380401-21 
    83KCAvs CHAL3-636-4751325No9383407-24
    84KCAvs CHAL2-636-4851325No10385413-28 
    85KCAvs CHAL7-1136-4951325No11392424-32
    86KCAvs CHAL6-736-5051325No12398431-33
    87KCAvs MILW2-137-5051325No12400432-32 
    88KCAvs MILL2-537-5151325No12402437-35 
    89KCA@ OAKL3-1137-5251325No13405448-43 
    90KCA@ OAKL3-1137-5351426No14408459-51 
    91KCA@ SEAL4-537-5451427No14412464-52 
    92KCA@ SEAW9-638-5451326No13421470-49 
    93KCA@ SEAL4-538-5551326No14425475-50
    94KCA@ MINL2-338-5651326No14.5427478-51
    95KCA@ MINW5-139-5651326No13.5432479-47 
    96KCA@ MINW5-340-5651326No12.5437482-45
    97KCA@ TORL1-240-5751326No12.5438484-46
    98KCA@ TORL5-640-5851326No13.5443490-47 
    99KCA@ TORW3-241-5851325No13.5446492-46 
    100KCAvs MINW10-343-5851325No11.5461497-36 
    101KCAvs MINW5-243-5851325No11.5461497-36
    102KCAvs MINL8-1143-5951325No11.5469508-39 
    103KCAvs MINL1-1143-6051325No11.5470519-49 
    104KCAvs BOSW3-244-6051325No11473521-48 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    105KCAvs BOSL3-1044-6151325No12476531-55 
    106KCAvs BOSW10-345-6151325No12486534-48 
    107KCAvs BOSW5-246-6151324No11491536-45
    108KCAvs NYAL4-546-6251324No12495541-46
    109KCAvs NYAL1-446-6351325No12496545-49 
    110KCAvs DETW5-447-6351324No11501549-48
    111KCAvs DETL4-847-6451325No11505557-52 
    112KCA@ BOSL2-847-6551325No11507565-58 
    113KCA@ BOSW9-248-6551325No10.5516567-51 
    114KCA@ BOSL4-648-6651325No10.5520573-53 
    115KCA@ NYAW6-449-6651325No10.5526577-51
    116KCA@ NYAL3-949-6751325No11529586-57 
    117KCA@ NYAL5-1049-6851325No12534596-62
    118KCA@ DETW5-350-6841224No12539599-60
    119KCA@ DETW2-151-6841224No12541600-59
    120KCA@ DETL4-851-6941224No12545608-63 
    121KCAvs BALL9-1252-7041224No13563622-59 
    122KCAvs BALW9-252-7041224No13563622-59 
    123KCAvs BALL2-452-7141224No13565626-61
    124KCAvs BALL3-452-7241224No13568630-62
    125KCAvs TORL3-552-7341224No14571635-64
    126KCAvs TORL5-652-7441224No15576641-65
    127KCAvs TORL8-1152-7541224No15584652-68 
    128KCA@ BALW5-453-7541224No14589656-67
    129KCA@ BALL3-753-7651325No15592663-71 
    130KCA@ BALW5-154-7641224No14.5597664-67 
    131KCAvs SLNL7-954-7741224No15.5604673-69
    132KCAvs SLNW16-555-7741224No14.5620678-58 
    133KCAvs SLNL4-555-7851325No15.5624683-59
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    134KCA@ CINW7-456-7851325No15.5631687-56
    135KCA@ CINL0-456-7951325No15.5631691-60
    136KCA@ CINL3-656-8051325No16.5634697-63
    137KCAvs OAKW7-657-8041224No16641703-62 
    138KCAvs OAKL6-957-8141224No17647712-65
    139KCAvs OAKL3-957-8241225No18650721-71
    140KCAvs OAKL4-957-8351326No19654730-76 
    141KCAvs SEAW9-258-8351326No19663732-69 
    142KCAvs SEAL3-458-8451327No19666736-70
    143KCA@ ANAW4-259-8441225No18670738-68
    144KCA@ ANAL5-859-8541225No19675746-71
    145KCA@ ANAW3-160-8541225No18678747-69
    146KCA@ ANAL2-360-8641225No19680750-70
    147KCA@ TEXW11-961-8641225No18.5691759-68
    148KCA@ TEXL2-461-8741225No19693763-70
    149KCAvs CHAL4-861-8841225No20697771-74
    150KCAvs CHAL2-961-8941225No21699780-81 
    151KCAvs CLEW10-362-9041226No21711789-78 
    152KCAvs CLEL2-662-9041226No21711789-78
    153KCAvs CLEW5-263-9041226No20716791-75
    154KCAvs CLEW1-064-9041225No19717791-74 
    155KCA@ MILL4-765-9141325No19.5727800-73
    156KCA@ MILW6-265-9141325No19.5727800-73 
    157KCA@ MILL3-465-9251326No19.5730804-74 
    158KCA@ MILW2-166-9241325No18.5732805-73
    159KCA@ CHAL2-766-9341325No19.5734812-78 
    160KCA@ CHAW10-467-9341225No19744816-72
    161KCA@ CHAL3-467-9451327No19747820-73


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