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Current Status
High Level
Proper Name
Robert Kevin Appier
Stat Years
1987-2006  [mlb] 1989-2004
Height/Weight
6-2 / 200
Bats/Throws
Right / Right
Positions
P (504)
Draft Position
P
Born Date/Place
High School
Antelope Valley (Lancaster,CA)
Colleges
Antelope Valley College (Lancaster, California)
Draft
Selected by the Kansas City Royals in Round #1 (#9 overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Bonus
Signing Scouts
Guy Hansen
MLB Debut
1989-06-04 - Boxscore  (Age: 21.181)
Service Time
Organizations
KCA [15] OAK [2] ANA [2] NYN [1] SEA [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 1289 ... retro id: appik001 ... mlbam id: 110293
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Career Pitching Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgeExpDetailWLERAGGSCGSHOGFGRSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9RA9SO BBWPCT
    1987Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-kca-191---523.0415150000077.0814326229727021.439.470.233.398.425.032.48.714
    1987Minor Totals: KCAbyYearA-----191---523.0415150000077.0814326229727021.439.470.233.398.425.032.48.714
    1988Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+kca42202---1092.75242410000147.113458451391127021.178.190.062.386.843.542.87.526
    1988Memphis ChicksSouAAkca-202---201.83330000019.2115407181000.925.030.003.208.242.292.571.000
    1988Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAA/A+----202---1292.64272710000167.014563491461308021.147.810.052.487.013.402.83.571
    1989Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-213---883.95222232000139.014170616421095021.329.130.392.727.064.532.60.500
    1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca55213Log - Sp - Ext - Perf149.14650001021.2342222312100002.1214.121.254.984.159.140.83.200
    1989Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----211---883.95222232000139.014170616421095021.329.130.392.727.064.532.60.500
    1989MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----211Log - Sp - Ext - Perf149.34650001021.7342222312100002.1714.431.275.094.259.340.83.200
    1990Omaha RoyalsAmerAAAkca-224---201.50330000018.0153303170011.007.500.001.508.501.505.671.000
    1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca55224Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1282.76322433180185.2179675713541276161.258.680.632.626.163.252.35.600
    1990Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA----221---201.50330000018.0153303170011.007.500.001.508.501.505.671.000
    1990MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----221Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1282.77322433180185.7179675713541276161.268.700.632.626.173.262.35.600
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca55235Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13103.42343163130207.2205977913611587121.288.880.562.646.854.202.59.565
    1991MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----231Log - Sp - Ext - Perf13103.43343163130207.7205977913611587121.288.900.562.656.864.212.59.565
    1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca55246Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1582.46303030000208.1167595710681504021.137.210.432.946.482.552.21.652
    1992MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----241Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1582.47303030000208.3167595710681504021.137.220.432.946.492.552.21.652
    1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca55257Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1882.56343451000238.218374688811865011.116.900.303.057.012.792.30.692
    1993MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----251Log - Sp - Ext - Perf1882.57343451000238.718374688811865011.116.910.303.067.032.802.30.692
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca55268Log - Sp - Ext - Perf763.83232310000155.01376866116314511141.297.950.643.668.423.952.30.538
    1994MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----261Log - Sp - Ext - Perf763.83232310000155.01376866116314511141.297.950.643.668.423.952.30.538
    1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca55279Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.89313141000201.1163908714801855081.217.290.633.588.274.022.31.600
    1995MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----271Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15103.89313141000201.3163908714801855081.217.290.633.588.284.032.31.600
    1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca172810Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14113.62323251000211.11928785177520710151.268.180.723.198.823.712.76.560
    1996MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----281Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14113.62323251000211.31928785177520710151.268.190.723.208.833.712.76.560
    1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca172911Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9133.40343441000235.22159689247419614141.238.210.922.837.493.672.65.409
    1997MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----291Log - Sp - Ext - Perf9133.41343441000235.72159689247419614141.238.230.922.837.503.672.65.409
    1998Gulf Coast Royals GCLRkkca-3012---012.7011000003.13310120001.208.100.002.705.408.102.00.000
    1998Lansing LugnutsMidwAkca-3012---002.2511000004.04110050021.009.000.000.0011.252.250.00.000
    1998Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-3012---016.0011000006.08441210001.6712.001.503.001.506.000.50.000
    1998Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-3012---327.03660000032.0412525712221001.6611.531.973.386.197.031.83.600
    1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca173012Log - Sp - Ext - Perf127.80330000015.02113133591011.7312.601.803.005.407.801.80.333
    1998Minor Totals: KCAbyYearRk/A/AA/AAA----304---346.19990000045.3563331815301021.5711.181.602.995.996.592.00.429
    1998MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----301Log - Sp - Ext - Perf127.80330000015.02113133591011.7312.601.803.005.407.801.80.333
    1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca173113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf994.87222210000140.115381761851785061.459.811.153.275.005.191.53.500
    1999Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak193113Log - Sp - Ext - Perf755.7712120000068.2775044933535111.6010.091.184.336.956.551.61.583
    1999MLB Totals: KCA-OAKbyYearMLB----312Log - Sp - Ext - Perf16145.17343410000209.0230131120278413110171.509.901.163.625.645.641.56.533
    2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak193214Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15114.52313111000195.120010998231021296091.559.221.064.705.945.021.26.577
    2000MLB Totals: OAKbyYearMLB----321Log - Sp - Ext - Perf15114.52313111000195.320010998231021296091.559.231.064.715.955.031.26.577
    2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn173315Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11103.57333311000206.218189822264172120151.197.880.962.797.493.882.69.524
    2001MLB Totals: NYNbyYearMLB----331Log - Sp - Ext - Perf11103.58333311000206.718189822264172120151.197.900.962.797.513.882.69.524
    2002Anaheim AngelsALMLBana273416Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14123.92323200000188.1191898223641327071.359.131.103.066.314.252.06.538
    2002MLB Totals: ANAbyYearMLB----341Log - Sp - Ext - Perf14123.92323200000188.3191898223641327071.369.141.103.066.324.262.06.538
    2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana27,553517Log - Sp - Ext - Perf775.6319190000092.210560581736504181.5210.201.653.504.865.831.39.500
    2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca553517Log - Sp - Ext - Perf124.26440000019.015994752001.167.111.893.322.374.260.71.333
    2003MLB Totals: ANA-KCAbyYearMLB----352Log - Sp - Ext - Perf895.42232300000111.712069672143556181.479.711.703.484.455.581.28.471
    2004Wichita WranglersTexAAkca-3618---004.91440000014.219981432001.5711.660.612.451.845.520.75.000
    2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAAkca-3618---006.7511000004.07331220002.2515.752.254.504.506.751.00.000
    2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca553618Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0113.5022000004.07860322002.5015.750.006.754.5018.000.67.000
    2004Minor Totals: KCAbyYearAAA/AA----362---005.44550000018.72612112652001.7612.860.992.972.475.930.83.000
    2004MLB Totals: KCAbyYearMLB----361Log - Sp - Ext - Perf0113.5022000004.07860322002.5015.750.006.754.5018.000.67.000
    2006Tacoma RainiersPCLAAAsea303819---124.541050015035.2392018024264201.779.840.006.066.565.051.08.333
    2006Minor Totals: SEAbyYearAAA----381---124.601050015035.7392018024264201.799.970.006.146.655.111.08.333
    MLB Totals (18 yrs)1691373.74414402341221202,595.324251168107823293319941067791.298.410.803.246.924.052.14.552
    American League Totals (17 yrs)1581273.75381369331121202,388.7224410799962108691822947641.308.460.793.276.874.072.10.554
    National League Totals (1 yrs)11103.58333311000206.718189822264172120151.197.900.962.797.513.882.69.524
    Minor League Totals31253.58918642150500.75032441991916538927291.349.050.342.977.004.392.36.554
    Minor: Rk Totals012.9011000003.33310120001.298.710.002.905.818.712.00.000
    Minor: A- Totals523.0415150000077.0814326229727021.439.470.233.398.425.032.48.714
    Minor: A Totals002.2511000004.04110050021.009.000.000.0011.252.252.00.000
    Minor: A+ Totals1092.75242410000147.313458451391127021.188.200.062.396.853.552.87.526
    Minor: AA Totals213.59880000040.3381816213223001.278.530.452.924.944.041.69.667
    Minor: AAA Totals14124.34423732150228.7243121110148317610231.439.580.553.276.944.772.12.538
    Kansas City Royals Totals (13 yrs)115923.49287275321021201,843.716717717141386341458725391.258.160.673.107.123.762.30.556
    Anaheim Angels Totals (2 yrs)21194.48515100000281.029614914040100182111151.419.481.283.205.834.771.82.525
    Oakland Athletics Totals (2 yrs)22164.84434311000264.027715914232135182111101.569.441.094.606.205.421.35.579
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)11103.58333311000206.718189822264172120151.197.900.962.797.513.882.69.524
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) ERA Earned Run Average ( (9/IP)*ER ) G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started CG Complete Games SHO Shutouts GF Games Finished GR Games Relieved SV Saves IP Innings Pitched H Hits R Runs ER Earned Runs HR Home Runs BB Walks SO Strikeouts WP Wild Pitches BK Balks HB Hit Batsmen from pitcher perspective WHIP Walks and Hits per Inning Pitched ( (H+BB) / IP ) H9 Hits allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * H ) HR9 Home Runs allowed per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * HR ) BB9 Walks per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * BB ) SO9 Strikeouts per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * SO ) RA9 Runs Against per 9 innings ( (9/IP) * R ) SO BB Strikeouts to Walk ratio ( SO/BB ) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L))

    Career Batting Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlOrgUnifAgePosDetailExpGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHPSHSFIWDPAVGOBPSLGOPSPATBXBHsecAISObabipBB%SO%SOBBABHRHR%XBH%
    1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1729pL-S-E-P136000000000500000.000.000.000.000600.000.000.0000.0083.330.000.00.000.0
    1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLBkca1731pL-S-E-P212000000000100000.000.000.000.000200.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2000Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak1932pL-S-E-P326010000000300000.167.167.167.334610.000.000.3330.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2001New York MetsNLMLBnyn1733pL-S-E-P431624700040012413000.113.141.113.2546770.016.000.1841.4935.8224.000.00.000.0
    2002Anaheim AngelsALMLBana2734pL-S-E-P522000000000202000.000.000.000.000400.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    2003Anaheim AngelsALMLBana27,5535pL-S-E-P625000000000400000.000.000.000.000500.000.000.0000.0080.000.000.00.000.0
    MLB Totals (6 yrs)41834800040013915000.096.118.096.2149080.012.000.1821.1143.3339.000.00.000.0
    National League Totals (1 yrs)31624700040012413000.113.141.113.2546770.016.000.1841.4935.8224.000.00.000.0
    American League Totals (5 yrs)10210100000001502000.048.048.048.0962310.000.000.1670.0065.220.000.00.000.0
    New York Mets Totals (1 yrs)31624700040012413000.113.141.113.2546770.016.000.1841.4935.8224.000.00.000.0
    Kansas City Royals Totals (2 yrs)48000000000600000.000.000.000.000800.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.00.000.0
    Anaheim Angels Totals (2 yrs)47000000000602000.000.000.000.000900.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.00.000.0
    Oakland Athletics Totals (1 yrs)26010000000300000.167.167.167.334610.000.000.3330.0050.000.000.00.000.0
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Org Major League Parent Organization. For college teams, might include RPI (Ratings Percentage Index) Unif Uniform Number, if available Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. Pos Defensive Position Detail Includes links to additional MLB stat detail including Game Logs, Splits and Extended Statistics Exp Experience in # of years. For Player stats, refers to nth PRO season. Count is ontextual to the purpose of the grid G Games Played (or Pitched) AB At Bats R Runs H Hits 2B Doubles 3B Triples HR Home Runs RBI Runs Batted In SB Stolen Bases (Total) CS Caught Stealings BB Walks SO Strikeouts HP Hit by Pitch SH Sacrifice Hits SF Sacrifice Flies IW Intentional Walks DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) AVG Batting Average ( H/AB ) OBP On Base Percentage ( H+BB+HBP / (AB+BB+HBP+SF) SLG Slugging Percentage ( TB / AB ) OPS On Base Plus Slugging (OBP + SLG) PA Plate Appearances TB Total Bases (Singles + (2*Doubles) + (3*Triples) + (4*Home Runs)) XBH Extra Base Hits (Doubles+Triples+Home Runs) secA Seconday Average. Measures extra bases earned by player (BB+(TB-H)+(SB-CS) / AB ISO Isolated Power. Measures the portion of a slugging percentage that is for extra base hits. (SLG-BAVG). babip Batting Average on Balls Put in Play. (H/(AB-SO)) XBH% Extra Base Hit Percentage (XBH/H)

    Career Fielding Statistics

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  • YearTeam NameLgLvlAgepositGGSINNPOAEDPTCTSCFPCTRFGRFITeam SharePlayer ShareTeam Rank
    1987Eugene EmeraldsNwstA-19P1500.0108101918.9471.200.0020.0100.011
    1988Baseball City RoyalsFSLA+20P2400.07180025251.0001.000.0017.3100.07
    1988Memphis ChicksSouAA20P300.00200221.0000.700.002.1100.017
    1989Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA21P2200.0920203129.9351.300.0015.1100.010
    1989Kansas City RoyalsALMLB21P6021.21000111.0000.200.053.7100.014
    1990Omaha RoyalsAmerAAA22P300.00300331.0001.000.002.1100.021
    1990Kansas City RoyalsALMLB22P320185.21521333936.9231.100.1919.9100.05
    1991Kansas City RoyalsALMLB23P340207.22026204846.9581.400.2221.0100.06
    1992Kansas City RoyalsALMLB24P300208.11921144140.9761.300.1918.5100.08
    1993Kansas City RoyalsALMLB25P340238.22614144140.9761.200.1721.0100.05
    1994Kansas City RoyalsALMLB26P230155.07130120201.0000.900.1320.0100.08
    1995Kansas City RoyalsALMLB27P310201.116200336361.0001.200.1821.5100.06
    1996Kansas City RoyalsALMLB28P320211.119150234341.0001.100.1619.9100.07
    1997Kansas City RoyalsALMLB29P340235.22417134241.9761.200.1721.1100.04
    1998Gulf Coast Royals GCLRk30P100.0001010.0000.000.001.7100.019
    1998Lansing LugnutsMidwA30P100.01000111.0001.000.000.7100.022
    1998Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA30P600.0131054.8000.700.003.7100.018
    1998Kansas City RoyalsALMLB30P3015.00100111.0000.300.071.9100.019
    1999Kansas City RoyalsALMLB31P220140.11013122423.9581.000.1613.7100.011
    1999Oakland AthleticsALMLB31P12068.2380011111.0000.900.167.4100.016
    2000Oakland AthleticsALMLB32P310195.1814112322.9570.700.1119.3100.08
    2001New York MetsNLMLB33P330206.21121223432.9411.000.1620.4100.07
    2002Anaheim AngelsALMLB34P320188.118140032321.0001.000.1719.8100.07
    2003Anaheim AngelsALMLB35P191992.23600991.0000.500.1011.7100.011
    2003Kansas City RoyalsALMLB35P4419.01000111.0000.300.052.5100.025
    2004Wichita WranglersTexAA36P400.00100111.0000.300.002.9100.020
    2004Omaha RoyalsPCLAAA36P100.01000111.0001.000.000.7100.027
    2004Kansas City RoyalsALMLB36P224.01100221.0001.000.501.2100.023
    2006Tacoma RainiersPCLAAA38P1000.0411065.8330.500.006.9100.017
    MLB Totals - (P)414252,5902022251225439427.9731.000.160.00.00
    AAA Totals - (P)42001527404642.9131.000.000.00.00
    AA Totals - (P)7000300331.0000.400.000.00.00
    A+ Totals - (P)24007180025251.0001.000.000.00.00
    A Totals - (P)1001000111.0001.000.000.00.00
    A- Totals - (P)1500108101918.9471.200.000.00.00
    Rk Totals - (P)100001010.0000.000.000.00.00
    Glossary:
    Year Context-dependent but usually self-evident. (Season, Draft Year etc) Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. Lg League Age Player's age for the selected season or as of a current date if in YY.DDD format. G Games Played (or Pitched) GS Games Started Inn Innings in a game or Innings played at position PO Putouts A Fielding assists E Errors DP Grounded into Double Play (Offense) Double Plays Participation (Defense) TC Total Chances (PO+A+E) TSC Total Successful Chances (PO+A) FPCT Fielding Percentage (TSC/TC) RFg Range Factor by Game (Total Successful Chances/Games) Rfi Range Factor by Inning (Total Successful Chances/Innings) Team Share Share of team's games played at that position. Will add up to more than 100% since the formula is player games at position / team games. Player Share Share of player's games played at that position Team Rank Rank of games for team at that position.

    Fielding Positional Grid by Year

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    YearCategoryPC1B2B3BSSLFCFRFOFDH
    1987Minor15----------
    1988Minor27----------
    1989MLB6----------
    1989Minor22----------
    1990MLB32----------
    1990Minor3----------
    1991MLB34----------
    1992MLB30----------
    1993MLB34----------
    1994MLB23----------
    1995MLB31----------
    1996MLB32----------
    1997MLB34----------
    1998MLB3----------
    1998Minor8----------
    1999MLB34----------
    2000MLB31----------
    2001MLB33----------
    2002MLB32----------
    2003MLB23----------
    2004MLB2----------
    2004Minor5----------
    2006Minor10----------
    Totals504----------