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1998 KANSAS CITY ROYALS

|    Level:  MLB  

Location:  Kansas City,MO
Team Record:  72-89   .447
Result:   3rd in American League - Central Division
Manager(s):  Tony Muser
General Manager:   Herk Robinson
Stadium:  Kauffman Stadium
Attendance:  1,494,875
Payroll:  $32,912,500
Playoffs: Season in progress

Kansas City Royals affiliate history
Oldest Player:  Terry Pendleton (37)
Youngest Player:  Dee Brown (20)
Longest Tenure:  Jeff Montgomery (11)
Top Hitter:  Jose Offerman (10)
Top Pitcher:  Tim Belcher (16)
Top Draft Pick:  Jeff Austin (#4)

Roster Continuity:  65.00%
American League Standings
CentralWLPctGB
Cleveland8973.549--
Chi White Sox8082.4949.0
KC Royals7289.44716.5
Minnesota7092.43219.0
Detroit6597.40124.0

BATTING STATISTICS
#PlayerPosRkAgeDraftedHiLvlGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPIBBSHSFDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBPAOUTRCRC/Gbabip
18Johnny Damonlf20241992-1-35MLB161642104178301018662612588444334.277.339.43902827104861086.0.295
30Jose Offermanss-2b1029UDFA: 1986MLB15860710219128137664512899651267.315.403.43802667094431237.5.361
16Dean Palmer3b29291986-3-59MLB152572841592723411982481346301318.278.333.5101000292639446996.0.300
7Jeff King3b-1b71331986-1-1MLB13148683128171249310242732101010.263.319.4510219540380775.5.261
23Hal Morris1b80331986-8-210MLB12747250146272140103252164715.309.350.3810180516352675.2.340
22Larry Sutton1b-rf-281992-21-582MLB111310297614254233294633455.245.311.3520109351251374.0.269
19Jeff Conine1b-lf-321987-58-1225MLB93309307926084330266821068.256.312.4170129343244434.7.297
29Mike Sweeney1b-c-241991-10-263MLB92282327318083523243821217.259.320.4080115311222394.8.274
6Terry Pendleton3b-371982-7-179MLB79237176110032910154901022.257.299.338080254180243.6.310
26Sal Fasanoc62261993-37-1029MLB742162149100831101056161324.227.307.384083247176263.9.266
24Jermaine Dyerf-241993-17-488MLB6021424505152322114612048.234.270.336072230178162.4.269
31Shane Macklf-cf-341984-1-11MLB66207305815162982153660016.280.345.449093229158355.9.313
32Mendy Lopezss-2b-23UDFA: 1992MLB74206185010211552124010516.243.286.325067225170182.9.295
4Shane Halterss-3b-281991-5-133MLB86204174512021325123810723.221.265.309063226176152.3.259
3Luis Riverass-34UDFA: 1981MLB4289142240071171700201.247.302.292026987182.9.306
14Felix Martinezss-241993-29-825MLB348571111053152110401.129.187.1650149580-1-0.2.172
46Jermaine Allensworthcf-261993-1-34MLB3073151550037091740500.205.326.274020916393.7.268
15Jeremy Giambirf-lf-231996-6-169MLB185861340280111900013.224.343.397023705084.5.229
36Carlos Beltranrf-211995-2-49MLB1458121653073031210012.276.317.4660276345105.9.340
12Ernie Youngcf-rf-281990-10-281MLB25532103013212910003.189.232.302016564731.5.209
8Scott Leius3b-321986-13-325MLB1746280004001600002.174.191.1740847400-0.3.200
2Tim Spehrc-311988-5-127MLB1125562012008320101.240.457.440011362168.3.238
43Carlos Febles2b-22UDFA: 1993MLB11255101202214700000.400.483.6001000152916712.2.556
51Chris Hatcherlf-291990-3-88MLB815010001001700000.067.125.067011614-1-2.5.125
15Mike MacFarlanec-341985-4-97MLB311110000000200000.091.091.091011110-1-1.8.111
15Chris Turnerc-291991-7-195MLB49000000000410001.000.100.000001010--.000
44Joe Vitiello1b-lf-281991-1-7MLB37010000001200000.143.250.143018600.2.200
41Tim Belcherp-361984-1-1MLB25110000000200100.200.200.20001650-0.2.333
52Hector Ortizc-281988-35-894MLB44100000000000000.000.000.0000044--.000
27Dee Brownlf-201996-1-14MLB53200000000100000.000.000.0000033--.000
2Jed Hansen2b-251994-2-50MLB43000000000300000.000.000.0000033--.000
53Glendon Ruschp-231993-17-469MLB13000000000000000.000.000.0000033--.000
34Jim Pittsleyp-241992-1-17MLB22000000000200100.000.000.0000033--.000
50Jose Rosadop-231994-12-331MLB12010000000000001.500.500.5000122--.500
28Pat Rappp-301989-15-386MLB12000000000100100.000.000.0000033--.000
35Hipolito Pichardop-28UDFA: 1987MLB22000000000200000.000.000.0000022--.000
48Scott Servicep-31UDFA: 1985MLB41000000000100000.000.000.0000011--.000
49Ricky Bonesp-29UDFA: 1986MLB21000000000000000.000.000.0000011--.000
Totals: (38 players)16155467141459274401346861355047598460244565118.263.324.3997232215619143657684.8.295

PITCHING STATISTICS
#PlayerRkAgeDraftedHiLvlWLERAGGSCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBkWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9BB/SOBABIPGB/FB
41Tim Belcher16361984-1-1MLB14144.2734342000234.02471271113773130611.379.501.422.815.000.56.2830.72
28Pat Rapp64301989-15-386MLB12135.3032321100188.1208117111241071321401.679.941.155.116.310.81.3210.86
50Jose Rosado43231994-12-331MLB8114.6938252111174.2180106912557135611.369.271.292.946.960.42.2920.81
53Glendon Rusch49231993-17-469MLB6155.8829241121154.2191104101225094101.5611.111.282.915.470.53.3290.68
35Hipolito Pichardo-28UDFA: 1987MLB785.1327180021112.11267364114355201.5010.090.883.454.410.78.2991.14
33Chris Haney-291990-2-64MLB667.033312002097.11257876183651411.6511.561.663.334.720.71.3270.67
48Scott Service5731UDFA: 1985MLB643.487300026482.2703532734951011.267.620.763.7010.340.36.3130.78
34Jim Pittsley-241992-1-17MLB116.593920011068.1885650133744601.8311.591.714.875.800.84.3470.80
56Matt Whisenant66271989-18-454MLB214.907000023260.261373333345901.559.050.454.906.680.73.3281.04
21Jeff Montgomery42361983-9-212MLB254.9856000543656.058353182254011.439.321.293.548.680.41.3161.04
49Ricky Bones-29UDFA: 1986MLB223.043200012153.149181842438201.378.270.684.056.410.63.2831.00
44Brian Barber-251991-1-22MLB246.0088000042.045282851324401.389.641.072.795.140.54.2990.54
47Brian Bevil-261990-30-800MLB316.303900010040.047292842247601.7310.570.904.9510.580.47.3740.54
57Jamie Walker-261992-10-265MLB019.8762002017.13020195315001.9015.582.601.567.790.20.4240.65
17Kevin Appier-301987-1-9MLB127.8033000015.0211313359101.7312.601.803.005.400.56.3600.69
37Jeff Suppan-231993-2-49MLB000.7141002012.29111112000.796.390.710.718.530.08--0.74
45Bart Evans-271992-9-246MLB002.008000309.0732107000.787.001.000.007.000.00.2311.08
51Danny Rios-251990-72-1437MLB016.145000107.1985166102.0511.051.237.367.361.00.3480.73
55Allen McDill-261992-20-553MLB0010.507000106.0977323001.8313.504.503.004.500.67.2860.60
46Jose Santiago-231994-70-1627MLB009.002000202.0422002002.0018.000.000.009.000.00.5710.75
55Tim Byrdak-241994-5-135MLB005.403000001.2511101003.0027.005.400.005.400.00.5710.33
4Shane Halter-281991-5-133MLB000.001000101.0100000001.009.000.000.000.00--.3332.00
Totals: (38 players)72895.1616116163155461,43615908988241345689997251.359.961.233.566.260.57.325 

FIELDING STATISTICS
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mike SweeneyC915173396.9840.00 
Sal FasanoC704212525.9960.00 
Tim SpehrC11622001.0000.00 
Chris TurnerC4160001.0000.00 
Mike MacFarlaneC3133011.0000.00 
Hector OrtizC340001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jeff King1B112932855103.9950.00 
Hal Morris1B4634934435.9900.00 
Jeff Conine1B1210130151.0000.00 
Larry Sutton1B6323051.0000.00 
Sal Fasano1B5160021.0000.00 
Shane Halter1B120001.0000.00 
Hector Ortiz1B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jose Offerman2B15227744019113.9740.00 
Carlos Febles2B111618021.0000.00 
Shane Halter2B62810.9090.00 
Luis Rivera2B656001.0000.00 
Jed Hansen2B210001.0000.00 
Felix Martinez2B20000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Dean Palmer3B129691872216.9210.00 
Terry Pendleton3B23123322.9570.00 
Scott Leius3B1581842.8670.00 
Shane Halter3B813001.0000.00 
Luis Rivera3B613001.0000.00 
Jeff King3B436021.0000.00 
Mendy Lopez3B214001.0000.00 
Sal Fasano3B10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Mendy LopezSS721012211553.9550.00 
Shane HalterSS6673166929.9640.00 
Felix MartinezSS324980623.9560.00 
Luis RiveraSS304281520.9610.00 
Scott LeiusSS201001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jeff ConineLF50884001.0000.00 
Hal MorrisLF39471001.0000.00 
Larry SuttonLF39562001.0000.00 
Shane MackLF3052110.9810.00 
Johnny DamonLF14130001.0000.00 
Jeremy GiambiLF9141001.0000.00 
Shane HalterLF690001.0000.00 
Chris HatcherLF570001.0000.00 
Jermaine AllensworthLF10000.0000.00 
Ernie YoungLF10000.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Johnny DamonCF130315921.9940.00 
Jermaine AllensworthCF2453010.9810.00 
Carlos BeltranCF1444010.9780.00 
Ernie YoungCF591001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Jermaine DyeRF59153423.9870.00 
Larry SuttonRF4791221.9790.00 
Jeff ConineRF3146010.9790.00 
Johnny DamonRF2443120.9570.00 
Ernie YoungRF19341001.0000.00 
Shane HalterRF340001.0000.00 
Shane MackRF320001.0000.00 
Jermaine AllensworthRF210001.0000.00 
Dee BrownRF210001.0000.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Scott ServiceP738241510.9502.08 
Matt WhisenantP7060310011.0001.94 
Jeff MontgomeryP565654011.0001.45 
Brian BevilP394011001.0000.45 
Jim PittsleyP396851121.8892.11 
Jose RosadoP3817482821.9471.86 
Tim BelcherP34234181723.9461.35 
Chris HaneyP3397321031.0002.22 
Ricky BonesP325381511.9583.90 
Pat RappP32188202310.9772.06 
Glendon RuschP2915492214.9691.81 
Hipolito PichardoP271121118051.0002.33 
Brian BarberP84203001.0000.64 
Bart EvansP8911001.0002.00 
Allen McDillP7601001.0001.50 
Jamie WalkerP61724011.0003.16 
Danny RiosP5710001.0001.27 
Jeff SuppanP41213011.0002.95 
Kevin AppierP31501001.0000.60 
Tim ByrdakP310000.0000.00 
Jose SantiagoP2201001.0004.50 
Shane HalterP1110001.0009.00 
PlayerPosGInnPOAEDPFpctRF 
Terry PendletonDH40.0000.00 
Hal MorrisDH39.0000.00 
Dean PalmerDH22.0000.00 
Shane MackDH21.0000.00 
Jeff KingDH16.0000.00 
Jeremy GiambiDH7.0000.00 
Jose OffermanDH6.0000.00 
Dee BrownDH3.0000.00 
Jeff ConineDH3.0000.00 
Larry SuttonDH3.0000.00 
Joe VitielloDH2.0000.00 
Scott LeiusDH1.0000.00 


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