1992 Kansas City Royals season

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1992 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Ewing Kauffman
General manager(s) Herk Robinson
Manager(s) Hal McRae
Local television WDAF-TV
(Paul Splittorff, Denny Trease)
Local radio WIBW (AM)
(Denny Matthews, Fred White)
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The 1992 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing 5th in the American League West with a record of 72 wins and 90 losses.

Offseason[edit]

  • December 9, 1991: Wally Joyner signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals.[1]
  • December 10, 1991: Rico Rossy was traded by the Atlanta Braves to the Kansas City Royals for Bobby Moore.[2]
  • December 11, 1991: Kevin McReynolds was traded by the New York Mets with Gregg Jefferies and Keith Miller to the Kansas City Royals for Bret Saberhagen and Bill Pecota.[3]
  • March 10, 1992: Kirk Gibson was traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Pittsburgh Pirates for Neal Heaton.[4]

Regular season[edit]

Season standings[edit]

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Oakland Athletics 96 66 0.593 51–30 45–36
Minnesota Twins 90 72 0.556 6 48–33 42–39
Chicago White Sox 86 76 0.531 10 50–32 36–44
Texas Rangers 77 85 0.475 19 36–45 41–40
California Angels 72 90 0.444 24 41–40 31–50
Kansas City Royals 72 90 0.444 24 44–37 28–53
Seattle Mariners 64 98 0.395 32 38–43 26–55


Record vs. opponents[edit]

1992 American League Records

Sources:

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]

Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 8–5 8–4 6–6 7–6 10–3 8–4 6–7 6–6 5–8 6–6 7–5 7–5 5–8
Boston 5–8 8–4 6–6 6–7 4–9 7–5 5–8 3–9 7–6 5–7 6–6 4–8 7–6
California 4–8 4–8 3–10 6–6 7–5 8–5 5–7 2–11 7–5 5–8 7–6 9–4 5–7
Chicago 6–6 6–6 10–3 7–5 10–2 7–6 5–7 8–5 8–4 5–8 4–9 5–8 5–7
Cleveland 6–7 7–6 6–6 5–7 5–8 5–7 5–8 6–6 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–7 6–7
Detroit 3–10 9–4 5–7 2–10 8–5 7–5 5–8 3–9 5–8 6–6 9–3 8–4 5–8
Kansas City 4–8 5–7 5–8 6–7 7–5 5–7 7–5 6–7 5–7 4–9 7–6 6–7 5–7
Milwaukee 7–6 8–5 7–5 7–5 8–5 8–5 5–7 6–6 6–7 7–5 8–4 7–5 8–5
Minnesota 6–6 9–3 11–2 5–8 6–6 9–3 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–8 8–5 6–7 5–7
New York 8–5 6–7 5–7 4–8 6–7 8–5 7–5 7–6 5–7 6–6 6–6 6–6 2–11
Oakland 6–6 7–5 8–5 8–5 6–6 6–6 9–4 5–7 8–5 6–6 12–1 9–4 6–6
Seattle 5–7 6–6 6–7 9–4 5–7 3–9 6–7 4–8 5–8 6–6 1–12 4–9 4–8
Texas 5–7 8–4 4–9 8–5 7–5 4–8 7–6 5–7 7–6 6–6 4–9 9–4 3–9
Toronto 8–5 6–7 7–5 7–5 7–6 8–5 7–5 5–8 7–5 11–2 6–6 8–4 9–3


Notable transactions[edit]

  • April 3, 1992: Josías Manzanillo was signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals.[5]
  • June 1, 1992: Johnny Damon was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (35th pick) of the 1992 amateur draft. Player signed June 23, 1992.[6]
  • July 21, 1992: Mark Davis was traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Atlanta Braves for Juan Berenguer.[7]
  • August 6, 1992: Juan Samuel was signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals.[8]

Roster[edit]

1992 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
C Macfarlane, MikeMike Macfarlane 129 402 94 .234 17 48
1B Joyner, WallyWally Joyner 149 572 154 .269 9 66
2B Miller, KeithKeith Miller 106 416 118 .284 4 38
3B Jefferies, GreggGregg Jefferies 152 604 172 .285 10 75
SS Howard, DavidDavid Howard 74 219 49 .224 1 18
LF McReynolds, KevinKevin McReynolds 109 373 92 .247 13 49
CF McRae, BrianBrian McRae 149 533 119 .223 4 52
RF Eisenreich, JimJim Eisenreich 113 353 95 .269 2 28
DH Brett, GeorgeGeorge Brett 152 592 169 .285 7 61

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 HR RBI Avg.

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
Pierce, EdEd Pierce 2 5.1 0 0 3.38 3

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 Jeff Cox
AA Memphis Chicks Southern League Brian Poldberg
A Baseball City Royals Florida State League Ron Johnson
A Appleton Foxes Midwest League Tom Poquette
A-Short Season Eugene Emeralds Northwest League Bobby Meacham
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Mike Jirschele

LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: GCL Royals[9]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Wally Joyner Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/r/rossyri01.shtml
  3. ^ Kevin McReynolds Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/g/gibsoki01.shtml
  5. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/players/m/manzajo01.shtml
  6. ^ Johnny Damon Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ http://www.baseball-reference.com/d/davisma01.shtml
  8. ^ Juan Samuel Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

References[edit]