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1970 Kansas City Royals  (1969)  (1971)
91-71, 2nd in AL Western Division
Scored 747 runs, Allowed 692 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 87-75
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .731
Park Factor: Batting - 98 / Pitching - 98 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 79-83   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 65-97
Manager(s): Mike Rodriguez

Team Batting (ordered by runs created)    Glossary        Team Schedule and Splits            Photos Batting Splits     Pitching Splits
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 Pos Player               Ag   G   AB    R    H   2B  3B  HR  RBI  SB  CS  BB   SO    BA   OBP   SLG   RC  RC/27  Defense  Diff
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
 OF  Jim Hickman          33  153  572  112  183  42   1  37  118   1   0   85  113  .320  .404  .591  140   9.3  3(-1)e9    -6  
 1B  Deron Johnson        31  162  617   97  170  40   1  33  122   0   0   72  134  .276  .348  .504  110   6.4  2e7        57  
 OF  Amos Otis            23  162  656  112  179  34  13  15   78  35   9   68   65  .273  .339  .433   99   5.4  2(-4)e4    -5  
 3B  Bob Oliver           27  162  638   79  158  15   5  32   84   3   2   33  146  .248  .284  .437   72   3.9  4e20      -38  
 C  *Ed Kirkpatrick       25  132  417   46   97  17   2  18   51   6   1   64   51  .233  .334  .412   60   4.9  3(+1)e9    22  
 OF *Pat Kelly            25  119  385   62  103  14   2   5   26  67  24   66   85  .268  .373  .353   59   5.1  4(0)e15    66  
 SS #Larry Bowa           24  158  589   67  139  19   4   0   53  61  16   23   50  .236  .263  .282   45   2.5  2e16      -35  
 2B  Paul Schaal          27  118  369   49   98   8   4   4   34   8   4   34   30  .266  .328  .341   41   3.9  4e26      -28  
 OF *Joe Keough           24  108  188   31   58   7   3   7   29   2   0   23   13  .309  .388  .489   37   7.7  4(+1)e6    38  
 OF  Lou Piniella         26   67  171   19   59   9   2   5   36   0   3   13   15  .345  .387  .509   33   7.6  4(0)e5    129  
 2B  Cookie Rojas         31  108  338   34   87  10   1   2   30   6   5   19   23  .257  .295  .311   30   3.1  3e16      -17  
 C   Ellie Rodriguez      24   83  162   14   31   3   1   0   10   4   0   15   25  .191  .274  .222   11   2.2  2(+1)e7  -106  
 UT #Rich Severson        25   25   36    5   11   3   0   0    1   0   0    3    4  .306  .366  .389    5   5.9            138  
 PH *Bill Sorrell         29   44   40    4    9   1   0   1    9   1   0    3    3  .225  .267  .325    3   3.0            -96  
 OF  Hal McRae            24   17   27    3    4   0   0   2    5   0   0    3    1  .148  .226  .370    2   2.4  4(+1)e7  -159  
 PH *George Spriggs       29    4    4    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    1    3  .000  .200  .000    0    .4           -375  
 C   Jim Campanis         26    1    1    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000    0    .0  4(-1)e6  -444  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 27                                                                           754                    2

     * - bats left-handed, # - switch hits, otherwise bats right-handed

Team Pitching   Glossary
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     Player               Ag  W   L   Pct   G   GS  CG  GF  SV  BS SHO   IP     H    R   ER   HR  BB   SO   ERA   RC  RC/27  OPS
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
  P  Bob Johnson          27  23   5  .821  34  34   5   0   0   0   4  234.2  166   66   64  21   96  214  2.45   77   2.9  -73  
  P  Dick Drago           25  15  15  .500  39  39   5   0   0   0   2  251.1  249  133  127  25  107  143  4.55  134   4.9    6  
  P *Jim Rooker           27  14  11  .560  37  37   2   0   0   0   0  221.1  211  109   99  24  130  145  4.03  124   5.2   38  
  P  Eddie Fisher         33   9   6  .600  82   0   0  21   1   5   0  133.0  123   58   52  16   35   69  3.52   55   3.7  -30  
  P  Wally Bunker         25   8   4  .667  20  15   2   0   0   0   1  110.0  111   62   59  20   57   45  4.83   71   5.9   59  
  P *Dave LaRoche         22   7   3  .700  59   0   0  45  33   4   0   54.2   37   23   21   8   24   51  3.46   20   3.3 -114  
  P *Bill Butler          23   7   5  .583  28  28   0   0   0   0   0  153.2  121   72   67  21   94   81  3.92   81   4.8  -19  
  P  Dave Morehead        27   3   7  .300  49   4   1  22   5   1   0   95.1   83   42   38  12   42   55  3.59   41   3.9  -45  
  P *Tom Burgmeier        26   2   0 1.000  56   0   0  16   3   1   0   59.0   52   29   25   6   26   24  3.81   25   3.9    0  
  P  Al Fitzmorris        24   2   9  .182  67   2   1  20   7   6   0  111.2  103   74   66  16   63   50  5.32   62   5.1  -16  
  P  Earl Wilson          35   1   4  .200   8   3   1   3   0   1   1   27.0   32   14   11   1   13   14  3.67   14   4.7  -88  
  P  Don O'Riley          25   0   0  .000   1   0   0   0   0   0   0     .2    3    1    1   0    0    0 13.50    1  24.3  832  
  P *Jim Magnuson         23   0   1  .000   2   0   0   1   0   0   0    2.2    2    1    1   1    0    3  3.37    1   4.0  156  
  P  Aurelio Monteagudo   26   0   1  .000  23   0   0  17  14   1   0   24.0   18    8    3   2    4   14  1.12    6   2.4  -44  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      720        -14

     * - throws left-handed, otherwise throws right-handed


Team Fielding   (completed seasons only)
 An asterisk after a player's name means his fielding stats are for multiple teams.

 Catchers              Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP  OSB OCS
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Ed Kirkpatrick       1038 121 125  703   59  11   4  .986  66  26
 Ellie Rodriguez       440  41  80  322   18   5   2  .986  29   8
 Jim Campanis            1   0   1    0    0   0   0  .000   0   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Deron Johnson 1462 161 162 1423 119 9 151 .994 9.49 Bill Sorrell 9 1 2 8 0 0 1 1.000 8.00 Joe Keough 7 0 5 5 0 0 0 1.000 6.43 Jim Hickman 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Cookie Rojas 788 83 101 238 248 10 66 .980 5.55 Paul Schaal 646 74 76 196 201 9 57 .978 5.53 Rich Severson 46 5 5 16 14 1 4 .968 5.91 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Bob Oliver 1460 162 162 170 265 23 38 .950 2.68 Paul Schaal 19 0 9 3 3 1 0 .857 2.79 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Larry Bowa 1385 153 156 266 519 11 104 .986 5.10 Paul Schaal 80 9 11 12 30 2 4 .955 4.72 Rich Severson 14 0 7 1 14 0 1 1.000 9.64 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Pat Kelly             827 103 105  141    7   7   2  .955  1.61
 Lou Piniella*         523  55  77   96    8   3   1  .972  1.79
 Joe Keough            205  18  41   47    0   0   0 1.000  2.06
 Hal McRae*            202  25  32   36    3   0   0 1.000  1.73
 Bill Sorrell            8   0   6    0    0   0   0  .000  0.00
 Ed Kirkpatrick          8   0   7    1    0   0   0 1.000  1.17
 George Spriggs          5   0   2    2    0   0   0 1.000  3.60
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Amos Otis 1479 162 162 405 19 1 3 .998 2.58 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Hickman 1391 152 153 301 14 7 4 .978 2.04 Joe Keough 88 10 11 19 1 0 1 1.000 2.05 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1970 Draft


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