1997 Kansas City Royals season

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1997 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) David Glass
Manager(s) Bob Boone and Tony Muser
Local television KMBC-TV
KCWB
Fox Sports Rocky Mountain
(Paul Splittorff, Bob Davis)
Local radio WIBW (AM)
(Denny Matthews, Fred White, John Wathan, Paul Splittorff)
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The 1997 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 67 wins and 94 losses.

Offseason[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL Central W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 86 75 .534 --
Chicago White Sox 80 81 .497 6.0
Milwaukee Brewers 78 83 .484 8.0
Minnesota Twins 68 94 .420 18.5
Kansas City Royals 67 94 .416 19.0


Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1997 Kansas City Royals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

Other batters

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
Myers, RodRod Myers 31 101 26 .257 2 9

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 Bob Herold
Short-Season A Spokane Indians Northwest League Jeff Garber
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Al Pedrique

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lansing[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chili Davis page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Jay Bell page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Scott Cooper page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b Ryan Thompson page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Yamil Benítez page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Doug Linton page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Bob Hamelin page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Michael Tucker page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ a b Todd Van Poppel page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Chris Stynes page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Matt Treanor page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007