1996 Kansas City Royals season

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1996 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) David Glass
Manager(s) Bob Boone
Local television KSMO-TV
(Paul Splittorff, Steve Busby)
Local radio WIBW (AM)
(Denny Matthews, Fred White, John Wathan, Paul Splittorff)
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The 1996 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing 5th in the American League Central with a record of 75 wins and 86 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL Central W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 99 62 .615 --
Chicago White Sox 85 77 .525 14.5
Milwaukee Brewers 80 82 .494 19.5
Minnesota Twins 78 84 .481 21.5
Kansas City Royals 75 86 .466 24.0


Roster[edit]

1996 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]

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Myers, RodRod Myers 22 63 18 .286 1 11

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 Lansing Lugnuts Midwest League Brian Poldberg
Short-Season A Spokane Indians Northwest League Bob Herold
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Al Pedrique

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Wilmington[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Doug Linton page at Baseball Reference\
  2. ^ Brent Mayne page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Wally Joyner page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Tim Belcher page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997