1995 Kansas City Royals season

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1995 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) David Glass
Manager(s) Bob Boone
Local television KSMO-TV
(Paul Splittorff, Dave Armstrong)
Local radio WIBW (AM)
(Denny Matthews, Fred White)
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The 1995 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. During this season, the Royals finished second in the American League Central, with a record of 70 wins and 74 losses.

Although the 1995 Royals had a losing record and finished 30 games behind the Cleveland Indians, the second-place finish in 1995 still marks the highest finish for the franchise in the American League Central (since 1994).

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

Team W L Pct % GB
Cleveland Indians 100 44 .694 --
Kansas City Royals 70 74 .486 30.0
Chicago White Sox 68 76 .472 32.0
Milwaukee Brewers 65 79 .451 35.0
Minnesota Twins 56 88 .389 44.0


Notable transactions[edit]

  • April 5, 1995: Brian McRae was traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Chicago Cubs for Derek Wallace and Geno Morones (minors).[1]
  • April 6, 1995: David Cone was traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Toronto Blue Jays for Chris Stynes, David Sinnes (minors), and Tony Medrano (minors).[2]
  • April 19, 1995: Felix Jose was signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals.[3]
  • April 25, 1995: Doug Linton was signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals.[4]
  • April 26, 1995: Vince Coleman signed as a free agent with the Kansas City Royals.[5]
  • May 14, 1995: Felix Jose was released by the Kansas City Royals.[3]
  • June 29, 1995: Kevin Elster was signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals.[6]
  • July 3, 1995: Kevin Elster was released by the Kansas City Royals.[6]
  • August 15, 1995: Vince Coleman was traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Seattle Mariners for a player to be named later. The Seattle Mariners sent Jim Converse (August 18, 1995) to the Kansas City Royals to complete the trade.[5]
  • September 8, 1995: Juan Samuel was traded by the Detroit Tigers to the Kansas City Royals for a player to be named later. The Kansas City Royals sent Phil Hiatt (September 14, 1995) to the Detroit Tigers to complete the trade.[7]

Roster[edit]

1995 Kansas City Royals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

Player stats[edit]

Batting[edit]

Starters by position[edit]

Note: Pos = Position; G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Pos Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Other batters[edit]

Note: G = Games played; AB = At bats; H = Hits; Avg. = Batting average; HR = Home runs; RBI = Runs batted in

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI

Pitching[edit]

Starting pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Other pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; IP = Innings pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G IP W L ERA SO

Relief pitchers[edit]

Note: G = Games pitched; W = Wins; L = Losses; SV = Saves; ERA = Earned run average; SO = Strikeouts

Player G W L SV ERA SO

Farm system[edit]

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals American Association Mike Jirschele
AA Wichita Wranglers Texas League Ron Johnson
A Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League John Mizerock
A Springfield Sultans Midwest League Brian Poldberg
Short-Season A Spokane Indians Northwest League Al Pedrique
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Bob Herold

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: GCL Royals[8]

References[edit]