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1998 Kansas City Royals (MLB)

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Nickname:
W-L Record: 72-89 .447
Rank: 3rd in American League Central
Run Differential: 714-898 -184
Manager(s): Tony Muser
General Manager: Herk Robinson
Location: Kansas City, Missouri
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Payroll: $ 32,912,500 21/30
Attendance: 1,494,875 25/30
Playoffs:
Top Draft Pick: Jeff Austin (#4) All picks
Years Active:
Franchise Information

Coaching Staff

Bench Coach: Jamie Quirk
Bullpen Coach: Tom Burgmeier
First Base Coach: Frank White
Hitting Coach: Tom Poquette
Pitching Coach: Bruce Kison
Third Base Coach: Rich Dauer

#1 Draft Picks

Jeff King (#1), Joe Vitiello (#7), Kevin Appier (#9), Shane Mack (#11), Dee Brown (#14), Jim Pittsley (#17), Brian Barber (#22), Jermaine Allensworth (#34), Johnny Damon (#35)
American League Central Standings
TeamWLWPctGBL
8973.549--
8082.4949.0
7289.44716.5
7092.43219.0
6597.40124.0
Full League Standings
  • Complete listing of games for the 1998 Kansas City Royals. Boxscores are available for all games.
  • The Playoffs column indicates whether a team was in the playoffs as of that date.
  • 1998 Kansas City Royals Game Log
    MarchGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    1KCA@ BALW4-11-04411Yes--413
    AprilGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    2KCA@ BALL1-101-14716No0.5511-6 
    3KCA@ BALL3-41-251024No1.5815-7 
    4KCA@ MINW9-52-23717No1.51720-3 
    5KCA@ MINW3-23-22413No1.52022-2
    6KCA@ MINL1-103-32614No2.52132-11 
    7KCAvs BALL7-113-44822No3.52843-15 
    8KCAvs BALL1-23-54921No3.52945-16
    9KCAvs MINW5-44-53921No3.53449-15 
    10KCAvs MINL3-84-641022No4.53757-20 
    11KCAvs MINL2-74-741023No4.53964-25
    12KCAvs TORW11-15-73921No4.55065-15 
    13KCAvs TORL1-55-83923No5.55170-19
    14KCAvs TORW7-36-83921No4.55873-15 
    15KCA@ OAKL7-126-941022No56585-20 
    16KCA@ OAKW4-17-93920No46986-17
    17KCA@ OAKL2-37-1031022No57189-18
    18KCA@ OAKW7-38-102819No47892-14
    19KCA@ SEAL7-88-1121021No485100-15
    20KCA@ SEAW5-39-112716No490103-13
    21KCA@ SEAL5-119-122920No495114-19 
    22KCAvs TEXW11-410-122918No3.5106118-12 
    23KCAvs TEXL8-1110-132921No3.5114129-15
    24KCAvs TEXL4-1110-1431022No4118140-22 
    25KCAvs SEAL1-510-1531225No4.5119145-26 
    26KCA@ TORW7-211-1531222No3.5126147-21 
    27KCA@ TORW7-412-152921No2.5133151-18
    MayGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    28KCAvs NYAL1-212-162920No3.5134153-19
    29KCAvs NYAL6-1212-1721122No4.5140165-25 
    30KCAvs NYAL1-1012-1831226No5.5141175-34 
    31KCAvs TBAW4-213-1831022No5.5145177-32
    32KCAvs TBAL0-513-1931126No6.5145182-37 
    33KCAvs BOSW5-314-1921023No6.5150185-35
    34KCAvs BOSL3-1414-2031124No6.5153199-46
    35KCAvs BOSL1-314-2141225No6.5154202-48
    36KCAvs BOSL1-314-2241326No6.5155205-50
    37KCA@ NYAL2-314-2341326No6157208-51
    38KCA@ TBAW4-015-2341326No5161208-47 
    39KCA@ TBAW10-216-2341326No5171210-39 
    40KCA@ BOSL2-516-2441326No6173215-42
    41KCA@ BOSL0-516-2541326No7173220-47
    42KCA@ BOSL3-516-2641326No7176225-49
    43KCAvs CLEL3-1616-2751428No8179241-62 
    44KCAvs CLEL5-1416-2851428No9184255-71 
    45KCAvs CLEL2-616-2951428No10186261-75 
    46KCA@ TEXL10-1316-3051428No11196274-78 
    47KCA@ TEXL3-716-3151428No11199281-82 
    48KCA@ TEXW8-317-3151428No10207284-77
    49KCA@ ANAW6-418-3151428No10213288-75
    50KCA@ ANAW4-019-3151427No10217288-71 
    51KCAvs OAKW5-320-3151427No10.5222291-69
    52KCAvs OAKL4-1020-3251427No10.5226301-75 
    53KCAvs OAKW10-421-3251427No10.5236305-69 
    JuneGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    54KCAvs ANAL3-621-3351427No11.5239311-72
    55KCAvs ANAL5-721-3451427No12.5244318-74
    56KCAvs CHAL5-1021-3551428No12.5249328-79 
    57KCAvs CHAL1-721-3651428No13.5250335-85 
    58KCA@ HOUW3-022-3641327No12.5253335-82
    59KCA@ HOUL0-622-3751428No13.5253341-88 
    60KCA@ HOUL1-722-3851428No14.5254348-94 
    61KCAvs MILW8-723-3851428No14.5262355-93
    62KCAvs MILL3-623-3951428No14.5265361-96
    63KCAvs MILL6-923-4051428No14.5271370-99 
    64KCAvs DETW7-324-4041327No14278373-95 
    65KCAvs DETL1-724-4151428No14.5279380-101 
    66KCAvs DETW2-025-4141327No13.5281380-99 
    67KCA@ CLEW7-626-4141327No12.5288386-98
    68KCA@ CLEL1-926-4241327No13.5289395-106 
    69KCA@ CLEW4-327-4241327No12.5293398-105
    70KCA@ DETW5-328-4241326No11.5298401-103
    71KCA@ DETW8-429-4231224No11.5306405-99
    72KCA@ DETL3-429-4341326No11.5309409-100
    73KCA@ DETW6-530-4331224No11.5315414-99
    74KCA@ CINW3-031-4331022No11.5318414-96
    75KCA@ CINW6-432-4331022No11.5324418-94
    76KCAvs PITL3-1032-4441224No12.5327428-101 
    77KCAvs PITW6-133-4431021No12.5333429-96 
    78KCAvs CHNW6-334-4431021No12.5339432-93
    79KCAvs CHNW4-335-4431021No11.5343435-92 
    80KCAvs CHNL3-635-4531021No11.5346441-95
    81KCA@ SLNW6-136-4531021No10.5352442-90
    JulyGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    82KCA@ SLNW6-437-453820No10.5358446-88
    83KCA@ SLNL0-337-4631021No11.5358449-91
    84KCAvs CLEL1-237-4731021No12.5359451-92
    85KCAvs CLEW5-338-473920No11.5364454-90
    86KCAvs CLEL3-1238-483920No12.5367466-99 
    87KCA@ CHAW6-439-483920No11.5373470-97
    88KCA@ CHAL3-1039-4931022No12.5376480-104 
    89KCA@ CHAL3-439-5031022No13.5379484-105
    90KCA@ CHAW4-340-5031021No12.5383487-104
    91KCA@ DETW6-441-5031021No12.5389491-102
    92KCA@ DETL3-841-5131021No12.5392499-107 
    93KCA@ OAKW5-142-512920No11.5397500-103 
    94KCA@ OAKL3-542-5221021No11.5400505-105
    95KCA@ SEAL5-1842-5341224No11.5405523-118 
    96KCA@ SEAL5-842-5441224No12.5410531-121 
    97KCA@ SEAW4-143-5441224No11.5414532-118
    98KCAvs TEXL5-1543-5541224No12.5419547-128 
    99KCAvs TEXW7-444-5531123No12.5426551-125
    100KCAvs TEXL4-844-5641224No12.5430559-129 
    101KCAvs ANAW4-345-5631122No12.5434562-128
    102KCAvs ANAL5-645-5741225No13.5439568-129
    103KCAvs ANAW9-446-5731021No12.5448572-124 
    104KCAvs ANAL1-646-5831022No13449578-129
    105KCAvs MINL0-346-5941124No14449581-132
    106KCAvs MINL3-546-6041124No15452586-134
    107KCAvs MINW7-347-6041022No15459589-130 
    108KCAvs BALW9-648-604920No14468595-127 
    AugustGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    109KCAvs BALW9-549-603920No13477600-123 
    110KCAvs BALL2-949-6131022No13479609-130 
    111KCA@ MINW12-450-613920No11.5491613-122 
    112KCA@ MINW4-351-613919No11.5495616-121
    113KCA@ MINW8-752-612818No11503623-120
    114KCA@ NYAL2-852-632919No12.5507645-138 
    115KCA@ NYAL2-1452-632919No12.5507645-138 
    116KCA@ NYAL1-1452-6431021No13.5508659-151 
    117KCA@ NYAL4-552-6541123No13.5512664-152
    118KCA@ BOSL4-752-6641225No13.5516671-155 
    119KCA@ BOSW8-453-6631022No13.5524675-151 
    120KCAvs TBAW6-454-6631022No12.5530679-149 
    121KCAvs TBAW11-955-663920No11.5541688-147
    122KCAvs TBAL6-855-6731021No11.5547696-149
    123KCAvs TBAL3-855-6831023No12.5550704-154 
    124KCAvs NYAL1-755-6931023No13.5551711-160 
    125KCAvs NYAL2-355-7031023No14.5553714-161 
    126KCAvs BOSL1-1155-7141225No14.5554725-171 
    127KCAvs BOSW8-256-7141225No13.5562727-165 
    128KCA@ TBAW6-557-7131123No13.5568732-164
    129KCA@ TBAW3-258-7121022No12.5571734-163
    130KCA@ TBAW11-559-7121022No12.5582739-157 
    131KCA@ TORW7-360-712921No12589742-153
    132KCA@ TORL0-360-722922No13589745-156 
    133KCA@ TORW7-261-722820No13596747-151 
    134KCA@ TORL1-1161-732922No13597758-161 
    135KCA@ BALW6-562-732820No12603763-160
    136KCA@ BALW2-163-732819No11605764-159
    137KCA@ BALW3-264-732820No11608766-158
    SeptemberGame#TeamOppResultScoreRecordDiv RankLg RankMLB RankPlayoffsGBLRFRADiffStarting PitcherWinning PitcherLosing PitcherSave Pitcher
    138KCAvs TORL1-264-742820No12.5609768-159
    139KCAvs TORL0-564-753921No12.5609773-164
    140KCA@ ANAW5-365-752819No13614776-162
    141KCA@ ANAL1-265-763921No14615778-163
    142KCA@ ANAL0-365-7731023No14615781-166
    143KCA@ TEXL6-765-7831024No14621788-167 
    144KCA@ TEXL0-865-7931124No15621796-175 
    145KCAvs SEAL3-666-8031124No14.5632807-175
    146KCAvs SEAW8-566-8031124No14.5632807-175
    147KCAvs SEAW5-267-8031023No13.5637809-172
    148KCAvs OAKW16-668-8031022No14653815-162
    149KCAvs OAKW6-369-803920No14659818-159
    150KCA@ CHAL4-969-8131021No15663827-164 
    151KCA@ CHAW13-470-8131020No15676831-155 
    152KCA@ CLEL1-470-8231021No16677835-158
    153KCA@ CLEW7-671-8231021No15684841-157
    154KCA@ CLEL3-571-8331022No16687846-159
    155KCAvs DETL5-771-8431022No17692853-161
    156KCAvs DETL4-1471-8531022No16.5696867-171
    157KCAvs DETL1-571-8631123No16.5697872-175 
    158KCAvs CHAW6-472-8631022No15.5703876-173
    159KCAvs CHAL0-372-8731123No15.5703879-176
    160KCAvs CHAL5-1372-8831123No16.5708892-184 
    161KCAvs CHAL6-772-8931123No16.5714899-185


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