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1997 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  67-94   .416
Result:   5th in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Tony Muser, Bob Boone
General Manager:   Herk Robinson
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,517,638
Payroll:  $31,225,000
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Chili Davis (37)
Youngest Player:  Jose Rosado (22)
Longest Tenure:  Jeff Montgomery (10)
Top Hitter:  Jeff King (26)
Top Pitcher:  Kevin Appier (7)
Top Draft Pick:  Dan Reichert (#7)

Roster Continuity:  63.64%
Top Prospect:   Glendon Rusch
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cleveland8675.534--
Chi White Sox8081.4976.0
Milwaukee7883.4848.0
Minnesota6894.42018.5
KC Royals6794.41619.0


PITCHING STATISTICS
DatePitcherHandAgeGame ResultOppGS#CareerDecIPHRERHRBBSOPitBalStrStr%W-LERAWHIP
1997-04-02Kevin AppierR29L 2-4@ BAL1211-5.0622156106436359%0-03.602.20
1997-04-03Jose RosadoL22L 4-6@ BAL117-6.063101496356164%0-01.501.17
1997-04-04Tim BelcherR35W 2-1@ MIN1275W7.2711146121398268%1-01.131.38
1997-04-05Chris HaneyL28L 5-7@ MIN1107L4.2107701393415256%0-112.602.20
1997-04-06Glendon RuschL22W 12-2@ MIN11W8.0420014113446961%1-00.000.63
1997-04-07Kevin AppierR29W 6-5vs BAL2212-7.2844128116427464%0-04.151.62
1997-04-09Jose RosadoL22L 2-4vs BAL218-8.1422124111446760%0-01.930.93
1997-04-12Tim BelcherR35L 6-11vs MIN2276L6.0866124111436861%1-14.501.50
1997-04-13Kevin AppierR29W 6-1vs MIN3213W8.0511037114496557%1-03.001.38
1997-04-14Glendon RuschL22W 3-2@ TOR22W7.072202492316166%2-01.200.93
1997-04-15Jose RosadoL22W 7-5@ TOR319W5.0632133115447162%1-02.371.16
1997-04-16Jim PittsleyR23L 0-2vs TEX12L7.032212294415356%0-12.570.71
1997-04-17Tim BelcherR35L 1-5vs TEX3277L8.0742114105307571%1-23.681.32
1997-04-19Kevin AppierR29W 7-3vs ANA4214W9.0533114109397064%2-03.001.17
1997-04-20Glendon RuschL22L 1-11vs ANA33L5.01064034100376363%2-12.701.35
1997-04-21Jose RosadoL22L 5-6@ SEA420-6.073201283305364%1-02.521.20
1997-04-22Tim BelcherR36L 2-7@ SEA4278L7.0721134121507159%1-33.101.34
1997-04-23Jim PittsleyR23W 12-10@ SEA23-4.064404282424049%0-14.911.36
1997-04-25Kevin AppierR29W 10-3@ OAK5215W7.052210796306669%3-02.921.08
1997-04-26Jose RosadoL22L 6-7@ OAK521-6.0722235108387065%1-02.611.29
1997-04-27Tim BelcherR36W 7-1@ OAK5279W9.0611012123438065%2-32.611.21
1997-04-29Glendon RuschL22W 6-5vs TOR44-6.075530494346064%2-15.001.44
1997-04-30Kevin AppierR29L 0-1vs TOR6216L9.0511117117427564%3-12.541.00
1997-05-01Jose RosadoL22W 8-0vs TOR622W7.2300045113466759%2-02.081.21
1997-05-02Jim PittsleyR23L 1-9vs NYA34L7.2444241113555851%0-24.741.21
1997-05-03Tim BelcherR36W 2-1vs NYA6280W9.0811023116437363%3-32.301.19
1997-05-04Glendon RuschL22L 5-13vs NYA55L3.2107722274284662%2-26.391.65
1997-05-05Kevin AppierR29W 2-0@ BOS7217W9.0500017105337269%4-12.130.95
1997-05-06Jose RosadoL22W 7-2@ BOS723W7.2522107107327570%3-02.111.11
1997-05-07Jim PittsleyR23L 3-12@ DET45L1.256613054302444%0-37.201.55
1997-05-08Tim BelcherR36W 4-0@ DET7281W7.0400045117457262%4-32.001.19
1997-05-09Glendon RuschL23W 7-5@ NYA66-6.2855114105406562%2-26.571.62
1997-05-10Kevin AppierR29L 2-5@ NYA8218L7.0632116126557156%4-22.180.95
1997-05-11Jose RosadoL23L 2-3@ NYA824L6.1733135121477461%3-12.381.17
1997-05-13Tim BelcherR36W 9-0vs BOS8282W9.0200024110476357%5-31.711.08
1997-05-14Glendon RuschL23W 6-2vs BOS77-5.161104794375761%2-25.861.63
1997-05-15Kevin AppierR29W 10-9vs DET9219-5.0465145105426360%4-22.691.00
1997-05-16Jose RosadoL23L 2-10vs DET925L8.11066033106347268%3-22.951.23
1997-05-17Jim PittsleyR23L 2-9vs DET56L5.065532278294963%0-47.561.56
1997-05-18Tim BelcherR36L 5-6vs DET9283L6.11366026115447162%5-42.351.20
1997-05-20Glendon RuschL23L 3-4@ CLE88-6.182201697356264%2-25.511.61
1997-05-21Kevin AppierR29L 0-1@ CLE10220L8.0211087125576854%4-32.521.03
1997-05-22Jose RosadoL23L 1-9@ CLE1026L4.166613265313452%3-33.551.27
1997-05-23Tim BelcherR36L 4-8vs SEA10284L6.01066214115417464%5-52.881.25
1997-05-24Jim PittsleyR23W 11-5vs SEA67-5.173305294484649%0-46.971.65
1997-05-25Glendon RuschL23W 4-3vs SEA99-7.1422154108456358%2-25.141.57
1997-05-26Kevin AppierR29L 1-2vs OAK11221-9.05100110142449869%4-32.250.99
1997-05-27Jose RosadoL23L 6-8vs OAK1127-8.0111048107396864%3-33.281.20
1997-05-28Tim BelcherR36L 3-10vs CLE11285L7.11388051119437664%5-63.511.37
1997-05-30Glendon RuschL23W 3-2@ TEX1010W7.0822127102406261%3-24.861.56
1997-05-31Kevin AppierR29L 1-3@ TEX12222L7.0833239120457563%4-42.371.03
1997-06-01Jose RosadoL23W 6-2@ TEX1228W5.242202167264161%4-33.301.20
1997-06-03Tim BelcherR36W 5-2@ ANA12286W8.0622123112446861%6-63.401.33
1997-06-04Glendon RuschL23L 3-7@ ANA1111L5.11077115000--3-35.351.58
1997-06-05Kevin AppierR29L 3-6vs TEX13223-9.04332511143509365%4-42.431.03
1997-06-06Jose RosadoL23W 2-1vs TEX1329W9.0511016119388168%5-33.071.15
1997-06-07Jim PittsleyR23W 10-4vs TEX78W7.043312697336466%1-46.391.50
1997-06-08Tim BelcherR36W 4-2vs TEX13287W6.0622026121457663%7-63.381.33
1997-06-09Glendon RuschL23L 5-12vs ANA1212L5.2117703288315765%3-45.841.66
1997-06-10Kevin AppierR30L 2-6vs ANA14224L8.0955134116417565%4-52.671.06
1997-06-11Jose RosadoL23W 6-1vs ANA1430W8.0711125122467662%6-32.911.15
1997-06-13Jim PittsleyR23L 3-5@ PIT89-5.053314190385258%1-46.281.53
1997-06-14Tim BelcherR36W 8-3@ PIT14288W7.0733036112407264%8-63.411.34
1997-06-15Kevin AppierR30W 8-1@ PIT15225W5.020001056173970%5-52.551.04
1997-06-16Jose RosadoL23W 5-2vs HOU1531W9.0621104119368370%7-32.741.10
1997-06-17Chris HaneyL29L 2-10vs HOU2108L4.256202363253860%0-29.002.00
1997-06-18Jim PittsleyR23W 6-2vs HOU910W8.082200490276370%2-45.651.45
1997-06-20Tim BelcherR36L 5-7@ MIL15289L6.21166211112456760%8-73.681.36
1997-06-22Kevin AppierR30W 6-5@ MIL16226-6.11044014117477060%5-52.721.08
1997-06-23Jose RosadoL23L 6-7@ CHA1632-5.176632390355561%7-33.081.13
1997-06-24Jim PittsleyR23L 0-4@ CHA1011L7.084402294415356%2-55.591.45
1997-06-25Tim BelcherR36L 7-8@ CHA16290-7.0622105100386262%8-73.621.33
1997-06-26Chris HaneyL29W 4-3vs MIL3109W6.062210687295867%1-25.821.47
1997-06-27Kevin AppierR30W 16-3vs MIL17227W6.0510022000--6-52.591.09
1997-06-28Jose RosadoL23L 3-5vs MIL1733L7.0855023115407565%7-43.281.14
1997-06-29Jim PittsleyR23L 2-3vs MIL1112-7.081101598356364%2-55.121.43
1997-06-30Tim BelcherR36L 7-8@ CHN17291-7.0103311789266371%8-73.631.35
1997-07-01Glendon RuschL23L 1-6@ CHN1313L6.01066111000--3-55.961.65
1997-07-02Kevin AppierR30L 2-3@ CHN18228L6.0933115107416662%6-62.681.11
1997-07-04Jose RosadoL23L 6-7@ CLE1834-7.01054113105357067%7-43.381.17
1997-07-05Jim PittsleyR23L 4-8@ CLE1213L4.2127621596385860%2-65.611.54
1997-07-06Tim BelcherR36L 7-8@ CLE18292-7.0877244127537458%8-73.921.37
1997-07-10Kevin AppierR30L 3-6vs CHA19229L7.0954017102356766%6-72.801.13
1997-07-11Jose RosadoL23L 2-6vs CHA1935L6.2755233103416260%7-53.571.19
1997-07-12Tim BelcherR36L 7-11vs CHA19293L4.1108822279304962%8-84.331.41
1997-07-13Jim PittsleyR23L 6-7vs CHA1314L4.077724290454550%2-76.161.60
1997-07-14Glendon RuschL23W 2-1vs MIL1414-8.151110399356465%3-55.421.55
1997-07-15Kevin AppierR30L 2-5vs MIL20230L7.2755314110367467%6-82.961.12
1997-07-16Jose RosadoL23L 3-11@ OAK2036L3.256606489395056%7-63.871.24
1997-07-17Tim BelcherR36L 3-11@ OAK20294L3.199920388345461%8-94.791.44
1997-07-18Ricky BonesR28L 4-5@ SEA3152L3.255403186444249%0-38.422.03
1997-07-19Glendon RuschL23W 9-6@ SEA1515-5.2966224101455655%3-55.691.58
1997-07-20Kevin AppierR30L 4-5@ SEA21231L4.1555157114526254%6-93.181.16
1997-07-22Jose RosadoL23L 2-3@ MIN2137L6.273310590256572%7-73.871.23
1997-07-23Tim BelcherR36W 5-1@ MIN21295W7.071101386315564%9-94.621.42
1997-07-24Ricky BonesR28W 5-3@ MIN4153W7.053201587335462%1-37.341.82
1997-07-25Glendon RuschL23L 1-2@ TOR1616L7.0522125115447162%3-65.491.54
1997-07-26Kevin AppierR30L 5-6@ TOR22232-7.0522135122477561%6-93.151.16
1997-07-27Jose RosadoL23W 3-2@ TOR2238-7.0220029120467462%7-73.681.19
1997-07-28Tim BelcherR36W 10-3vs MIN22296W7.0533125100406060%10-94.591.41
1997-07-28Jim PittsleyR23W 5-2vs MIN1415W6.032104194395559%3-75.811.57
1997-07-29Ricky BonesR28L 8-11vs MIN5154L2.167602146182861%1-48.331.93
1997-07-30Glendon RuschL23L 1-11vs MIN1717L3.0910903287375057%3-76.081.61
1997-07-31Kevin AppierR30W 3-2vs BOS23233-9.0911016127458265%6-93.041.16
1997-08-01Jose RosadoL23L 3-10vs BOS2339L3.298634085394654%7-83.971.26
1997-08-02Tim BelcherR36W 10-3vs BOS23297W6.283100388236574%11-94.471.40
1997-08-03Ricky BonesR28W 5-2vs BOS6155W7.062220699346566%2-47.471.77
1997-08-04Glendon RuschL23L 4-5vs NYA1818L6.0744323108387065%3-86.081.61
1997-08-05Kevin AppierR30L 1-4vs NYA24234L7.1744025109357468%6-103.121.16
1997-08-06Jose RosadoL23W 5-4vs DET2440W7.0944102103337068%8-84.021.26
1997-08-07Tim BelcherR36L 4-8vs DET24298L4.2118831391306167%11-104.771.43
1997-08-08Ricky BonesR28L 2-8@ BOS7156L4.21277132104406462%2-57.961.88
1997-08-09Glendon RuschL23W 9-2@ BOS1919W9.0622216102327069%4-85.781.54
1997-08-10Kevin AppierR30L 4-6@ BOS25235-4.2643132108406863%6-103.191.18
1997-08-12Jose RosadoL23W 6-4@ NYA2541-5.074413499386162%8-84.121.28
1997-08-13Tim BelcherR36L 3-9@ NYA25299L5.295524298445455%11-114.871.46
1997-08-14Ricky BonesR28L 5-10@ NYA8157-5.052201278324659%2-57.581.82
1997-08-15Glendon RuschL23W 5-3@ DET2020W5.053313797395860%5-85.771.55
1997-08-16Kevin AppierR30W 2-1@ DET26236W8.0811007122398368%7-103.101.17
1997-08-17Jose RosadoL23L 4-8@ DET2642L2.156502150203060%8-94.311.30
1997-08-19Tim BelcherR36L 9-12vs BAL26300L5.1910622390345662%11-125.041.48
1997-08-19Ricky BonesR28W 9-2vs BAL9158W9.072210188266270%3-56.821.68
1997-08-20Glendon RuschL23L 2-4vs BAL2121L7.074421697296870%5-95.731.53
1997-08-21Kevin AppierR30L 3-4vs BAL27237L7.2944036117457262%7-113.151.19
1997-08-22Jose RosadoL23L 3-5vs TOR2743L7.0105520487206777%8-104.401.30
1997-08-23Jim PittsleyR23L 5-6vs TOR1516-4.055301493316267%3-75.861.57
1997-08-24Ricky BonesR28L 8-11vs TOR10159-5.1117711599425758%3-57.231.73
1997-08-26Glendon RuschL23W 5-4@ BAL2222-6.0544131104505452%5-95.741.52
1997-08-27Kevin AppierR30L 3-7@ BAL28238-7.0433126114437162%7-113.181.17
1997-08-28Jose RosadoL23W 5-1@ BAL2844W7.0411117103366765%9-104.281.28
1997-08-29Jim PittsleyR23L 7-9vs SLN1617-2.243303065313452%3-75.971.59
1997-08-30Tim BelcherR36W 16-5vs SLN27301W7.075501389286169%12-125.091.47
1997-08-31Glendon RuschL23L 4-5vs SLN2323-6.2632015100326868%5-95.591.49
1997-09-01Kevin AppierR30W 7-4@ CIN29239W5.063311282305263%8-113.231.18
1997-09-02Jose RosadoL23L 0-4@ CIN2945L6.0722035102396362%9-114.241.29
1997-09-03Ricky BonesR28L 3-6@ CIN11160L2.056624157292849%3-67.701.82
1997-09-04Tim BelcherR36W 7-6vs OAK28302-6.0766133105416461%12-125.221.47
1997-09-05Glendon RuschL23L 6-9vs OAK2424-4.2944144107416662%5-95.651.53
1997-09-06Kevin AppierR30L 3-9vs OAK30240L4.21177022101396261%8-123.471.22
1997-09-07Jose RosadoL23L 4-9vs OAK3046L3.085501172244867%9-124.411.32
1997-09-08Jim PittsleyR23W 9-2vs SEA1718W5.031103377364153%4-75.741.57
1997-09-09Tim BelcherR36L 3-4vs SEA29303-5.142212185374856%12-125.181.47
1997-09-11Kevin AppierR30W 4-2@ ANA31241W6.1911107000--9-123.401.22
1997-09-12Jose RosadoL23L 5-8@ ANA3147-5.055513797385961%9-124.521.33
1997-09-13Jim PittsleyR23W 3-1@ ANA1819-5.051104298465253%4-75.531.58
1997-09-14Tim BelcherR36L 2-3@ ANA30304-6.0222154113536053%12-125.111.46
1997-09-15Glendon RuschL23W 11-9@ TEX2525-3.196511280314961%5-95.831.56
1997-09-16Kevin AppierR30L 2-4@ TEX32242-7.0622126100376363%9-123.381.22
1997-09-17Jose RosadoL23L 4-8vs CHA3248-3.074414179314861%9-124.641.36
1997-09-18Jim PittsleyR23L 2-9vs CHA1920L6.0105512299376263%4-85.651.61
1997-09-19Tim BelcherR36W 10-3vs CLE31305W8.0933142120437764%13-125.041.46
1997-09-19Ricky BonesR28L 2-6vs CLE12161L5.0104401397415658%3-87.161.76
1997-09-20Glendon RuschL23W 5-2vs CLE2626-7.0722106110407064%5-95.691.54
1997-09-21Kevin AppierR30W 1-0vs CLE33243-7.04000110119388168%9-123.271.20
1997-09-23Jose RosadoL23L 4-7@ MIL3349-5.274404397356264%9-124.701.38
1997-09-23Jim PittsleyR23W 6-2@ MIL2021W5.042201373324156%5-85.551.58
1997-09-24Tim BelcherR36L 3-4@ MIL32306-6.063323184345060%13-125.031.46
1997-09-25Glendon RuschL23W 2-1@ MIL2727W7.141113398356364%6-95.511.52
1997-09-26Kevin AppierR30L 2-7@ CHA34244L5.0765145116496758%9-133.391.22
1997-09-27Ricky BonesR28W 10-4@ CHA13162W6.083202588315765%4-86.751.76
1997-09-28Jim PittsleyR23L 3-4@ CHA2122-5.032212380384253%5-85.461.55
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