2003 Kansas City Royals season

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2003 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) David Glass
Manager(s) Tony Pena
Local television KMCI
Royals Sports Television Network
(Paul Splittorff, Bob Davis)
Local radio KMBZ
(Denny Matthews, Ryan Lefebvre, Fred White)
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The 2003 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing third in the American League Central with a record of 83 wins and 79 losses. This was a hopeful and promising winning season ("We Believe" was the slogan) for the Royals, but resulted in them not appearing in the playoffs.

Offseason[edit]

  • October 15, 2002: AJ Hinch was released by the Kansas City Royals.[1]
  • December 18, 2002: Buddy Carlyle was signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals.[2]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL Central W L GB Pct.
Minnesota Twins 90 72 -- .556
Chicago White Sox 86 76 4 .531
Kansas City Royals 83 79 7 .512
Cleveland Indians 68 94 22 .420
Detroit Tigers 43 119 47 .265

Roster[edit]

2003 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 Pacific Coast League Mike Jirschele
AA Wichita Wranglers Texas League Keith Bodie
A Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League Billy Gardner, Jr.
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Joe Szekely
Rookie AZL Royals Blue Arizona League Kevin Boles
Rookie AZL Royals Gold Arizona League Lloyd Simmons

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: AZL Royals Blue[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/h/hincha.01.shtml
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/c/carlybu01.shtml
  3. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007

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