1999 Kansas City Royals season

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1999 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) David Glass
Manager(s) Tony Muser
Local television KMBC-TV
KCWE
Fox Sports Rocky Mountain
(Paul Splittorff, Bob Davis)
Local radio KMBZ
(Denny Matthews, Ryan Lefebvre)
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The 1999 Kansas City Royals season involved the Royals finishing 4th in the American League Central with a record of 64 wins and 97 losses.

Offseason[edit]

  • October 30, 1998: Rico Rossy was signed as a free agent by the Royals.[1]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL Central W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians   97   65 .599    --
Chicago White Sox   75   86 .466 21.5
Detroit Tigers   69   92 .429 27.5
Kansas City Royals   64   97 .398 32.5
Minnesota Twins   63   97 .394 33.0

Notable transactions[edit]

Roster[edit]

1999 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 Golden Spikes Pacific Coast League Ron Johnson
AA Wichita Wranglers Texas League John Mizerock
A Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League Jeff Garber
A Charleston Alley Cats South Atlantic League Tom Poquette
Short-Season A Spokane Indians Northwest League Kevin Long
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Andre David

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Wichita, Spokane; LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Wilmington[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rico Rossy page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Sports Illustrated, Oct 27, 2008, p.24, Vol. 109, No. 16
  3. ^ Jeff D'Amico page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007