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1988 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 84-77 .522
Rank: 3rd in American League West
Run Differential: 704-648 + 56
Manager(s): John Wathan
General Manager: John Schuerholz
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Payroll: $ 11,558,873 13/26
Attendance: 2,350,181 8/26
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Hugh Walker (#18) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Ed Napoleon
Bullpen Coach: Jimmie Schaffer
First Base Coach: Bob Schaefer
Hitting Coach: Mike Lum
Pitching Coach: Frank Funk
Third Base Coach: Adrian Garrett

#1 Draft Picks

Floyd Bannister (#1), Kurt Stillwell (#2), Pat Tabler (#16), Jerry Don Gleaton (#17), Jamie Quirk (#18), Gary Thurman (#21)
American League West Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
10458.642--
9171.56213.0
8477.52219.5
7587.46329.0
7190.44132.5
7091.43533.5
6893.42235.5
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1988 Kansas City Royals. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1988 Kansas City Royals Game Log
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1KCAvs TORL3-50-141016No135-2
    2KCAvs TORL4-110-261325No1.5716-9 
    3KCAvs TORW7-41-231020No11420-6 
    4KCAvs DETW3-22-23617No11722-5
    5KCAvs DETL4-112-331018No22133-12 
    6KCAvs DETW8-13-33617No12934-5 
    7KCA@ BALW6-14-3159Yes--35350 
    8KCA@ BALW9-35-31410Yes--44386 
    9KCA@ BALW4-36-3146Yes--48417
    10KCA@ DETL2-46-4138Yes--50455
    11KCA@ DETL6-86-52611Yes--56533
    12KCA@ DETL2-46-63814No158571
    13KCA@ TORL3-126-731018No26169-8 
    14KCA@ TORL0-36-831019No2.56172-11
    15KCAvs BALW13-17-83915No274731 
    16KCAvs BALW4-38-83815No278762 
    17KCAvs BALW3-19-82712No281774 
    18KCA@ NYAL4-59-93712No385823
    19KCA@ NYAW3-110-92611No388835
    20KCA@ NYAW6-311-92611No394868
    21KCA@ MILW7-212-92610No2.51018813 
    22KCA@ MILL1-412-102610No3.51029210
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    23KCA@ MILL6-1012-113711No4.51081026
    24KCA@ BOSW2-013-112610No4.51101028
    25KCA@ BOSW9-314-112610No4.511910514 
    26KCAvs NYAL3-414-122711No5.512210913
    27KCAvs NYAL3-514-132711No6.512511411
    28KCAvs MILL0-414-143813No71251187 
    29KCAvs MILL2-414-153814No81271225
    30KCAvs MILL2-614-163814No91291281 
    31KCAvs BOSL0-214-173816No10129130-1 
    32KCAvs BOSW7-215-173815No91361324 
    33KCA@ TEXL1-215-184918No8.51371343
    34KCA@ TEXL3-615-194918No9.51401400
    35KCA@ TEXW5-416-194917No9.51451441
    36KCA@ TEXW7-617-194917No9.51521502
    37KCA@ MINL5-617-204917No10.51571561 
    38KCA@ MINW8-218-204917No9.51651587 
    39KCA@ MINW14-119-203815No917915920 
    40KCAvs CLEW4-320-203814No918316221
    41KCAvs CLEL5-920-213815No918817117
    42KCAvs CLEL7-820-223816No919517916
    43KCAvs MINL5-720-233816No920018614
    44KCAvs MINL5-620-244917No1020519213
    45KCAvs MINL2-420-254918No1120719611
    46KCAvs TEXL2-320-264918No1220919910 
    47KCAvs TEXW8-621-264918No1221720512
    48KCAvs TEXW12-122-264918No1222920623 
    49KCA@ CLEL1-422-274918No1323021020
    50KCA@ CLEW6-323-274917No1223621323
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    51KCA@ CLEL4-523-284917No1324021822
    52KCAvs SEAW3-024-284917No12.524321825 
    53KCAvs SEAW3-125-284916No12.524621927 
    54KCAvs SEAW4-326-284916No12.525022228 
    55KCAvs SEAW7-327-284815No11.525722532 
    56KCAvs OAKW2-028-284814No10.525922534
    57KCAvs OAKW6-029-283714No9.526522540 
    58KCAvs OAKW5-430-283711No8.527022941
    59KCA@ CALL0-130-293712No927023040 
    60KCA@ CALW7-031-293611No927723047 
    61KCA@ CALW6-432-293610No828323449 
    62KCA@ CALW5-333-293610No7.528823751
    63KCA@ OAKW2-134-293610No6.529023852
    64KCA@ OAKW2-035-29369No5.529223854 
    65KCA@ OAKW9-536-29258Yes4.530124358 
    66KCAvs CALL7-936-30368No5.530825256 
    67KCAvs CALL3-636-31379No6.531125853 
    68KCAvs CALL0-536-323711No6.531126348 
    69KCA@ CHAL3-536-333711No7.531426846 
    70KCA@ CHAW6-237-333611No7.532027050 
    71KCA@ CHAL4-537-343611No8.532427549 
    72KCA@ SEAL0-737-353711No8.532428242 
    73KCA@ SEAW7-338-353611No8.533128546 
    74KCA@ SEAL0-838-363712No833129338 
    75KCAvs CHAW2-139-363712No833329439
    76KCAvs CHAL3-439-373712No833629838
    77KCAvs CHAW9-840-373712No834530639
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    78KCAvs BOSW8-741-373610No835331340
    79KCAvs BOSW3-142-37359No835631442
    80KCAvs BOSW3-243-37359Yes835931643
    81KCAvs BOSL2-943-38359Yes936132536 
    82KCAvs MILL1-343-393610No8.536232834
    83KCAvs MILL2-443-403611No8.536433232
    84KCAvs MILW7-344-403611No7.537133536 
    85KCA@ NYAW4-045-403510Yes7.537533540 
    86KCA@ NYAL3-545-413510Yes7.537834038
    87KCA@ NYAW5-346-413510Yes7.538334340
    88KCA@ BOSL1-346-433611No7.538835335 
    89KCA@ BOSL4-746-433611No7.538835335
    90KCA@ BOSL6-746-443713No8.539436034 
    91KCA@ BOSL8-1046-453813No8.540237032 
    92KCA@ MILL1-646-463815No9.540337627 
    93KCA@ MILL1-346-473916No1140437925
    94KCA@ MILW4-047-473812No1040837929 
    95KCAvs NYAW6-548-473712No9.541438430 
    96KCAvs NYAL8-948-483712No10.542239329
    97KCAvs NYAW6-549-483712No10.542839830
    98KCAvs NYAL8-1049-493713No11.543640828
    99KCA@ DETL1-249-503814No1243741027 
    100KCA@ DETL1-349-5131018No1243841325
    101KCA@ DETL1-749-5241018No12.543942019 
    102KCA@ BALW6-250-5241017No11.544542223 
    103KCA@ BALW8-751-524915No11.545342924
    104KCA@ BALW4-152-524713No11.545743027 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    105KCAvs DETW5-353-524713No11.546243329
    106KCAvs DETL0-153-534713No11.546243428
    107KCAvs DETW2-154-534713No11.546443529 
    108KCA@ TORL6-754-544814No1347044228
    109KCA@ TORW11-155-544713No1348144338 
    110KCA@ TORW5-156-544713No1248644442 
    111KCA@ TORL1-556-554713No1348744938
    112KCAvs BALW5-457-553612No1349245339 
    113KCAvs BALW4-358-553612No1349645640
    114KCAvs BALW6-559-553612No1350246141 
    115KCAvs TORL2-359-563612No1450446440
    116KCAvs TORL0-259-573612No1550446638
    117KCAvs TORW6-060-573612No1451046644 
    118KCAvs TEXW12-361-573612No13.552246953 
    119KCAvs TEXL4-561-583613No14.552647452
    120KCAvs TEXW9-662-583612No14.553548055
    121KCA@ CLEL2-462-593612No1453748453
    122KCA@ CLEW4-263-593611No1354148655
    123KCA@ CLEW3-164-593611No1354448757 
    124KCA@ TEXL5-964-603611No1454949653
    125KCA@ TEXW11-765-603611No1356050357 
    126KCA@ TEXL4-765-613611No1356451054 
    127KCAvs MINW4-366-613611No1356851355 
    128KCAvs MINW4-167-613611No1357251458 
    129KCAvs MINW12-368-613611No1258451767 
    130KCAvs CLEW6-369-61359Yes1259052070
    131KCAvs CLEL1-469-62359Yes1359152467
    132KCAvs CLEW1-070-62359Yes1359252468 
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    133KCA@ MINW5-271-62358Yes12.559752671 
    134KCA@ MINL3-671-633610No12.560053268
    135KCA@ MINL6-871-643610No13.560654066
    136KCA@ MINW3-272-64359Yes13.560954267
    137KCAvs CALL2-472-653610No14.561154665
    138KCAvs CALW3-273-65359Yes13.561454866 
    139KCAvs CALW4-274-65358Yes13.561855068
    140KCAvs OAKL1-574-66359Yes14.561955564
    141KCAvs OAKL6-1474-673611No15.562556956
    142KCAvs OAKW9-475-673610No14.563457361 
    143KCAvs OAKL7-875-683610No15.564158160 
    144KCA@ CALW4-376-683610No15.564558461
    145KCA@ CALW4-277-68359Yes14.564958663
    146KCA@ CALW2-178-68357Yes14.565158764 
    147KCA@ OAKW3-079-68346Yes13.565458767 
    148KCA@ OAKL2-379-69358Yes14.565659066
    149KCA@ OAKL2-379-70357Yes15.565859365 
    150KCA@ SEAL0-479-71379No16.565859761 
    151KCA@ SEAL10-1179-723711No17.566860860 
    152KCA@ SEAW5-480-723711No17.567361261
    153KCA@ CHAL0-280-733711No18.567361459
    154KCA@ CHAW6-281-733711No18.567961663 
    155KCA@ CHAL5-681-743711No18.568462262 
    156KCAvs SEAW5-082-743711No1868962267 
    157KCAvs SEAL3-1082-753812No1869263260
    158KCAvs CHAW7-683-753812No18.569963861 
    159KCAvs CHAW4-284-753812No18.570364063 
    OctoberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    160KCAvs CHAL0-384-763812No18.570364360 
    161KCAvs CHAL1-584-773812No19.570464856


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