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1987 Kansas City Royals  (1986)  (1988)
73-89, 4th in AL Western Division
Scored 764 runs, Allowed 893 runs. Pythagorean W-L: 68-94
Defensive Efficiency Rating: .670
Park Factor: Batting - 98 / Pitching - 98 (over 100 favors batters)
Pyth2 W-L: 81-81   (What is this?)

Actual W-L record in MLB: 83-79
Manager(s): Jim Pardee

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  Danny Tartabull      24  162  639  119  203  30   0  49  125   5   1   80  152  .318  .391  .595  149   8.8  4(0)e7     55  
 1B  Pat Tabler           29  159  618   78  194  33   5  17   72   0   2   45  106  .314  .365  .466  104   6.5  4e26       22  
 OF  Kevin Seitzer        25  162  654   97  181  24   5  16   90  14   4   82   83  .277  .356  .402   97   5.3  4(+3)e11 -111  
 2B  Frank White          36  159  615   83  164  34   6  17   81   1   3   53   97  .267  .325  .424   79   4.4  2e11       42  
 OF #Willie Wilson        32  146  652   92  169  28  12   6   48  44   6   26  120  .259  .297  .367   75   4.0  1(+2)e1   -34  
 SS  Jim Presley          25  159  649   80  159  19  10  21   94   5   2   38  169  .245  .284  .402   70   3.6  4e48      -43  
 3B *George Brett         34  130  444   52  117  14   2  15   66   5   7   55   54  .264  .340  .405   56   4.2  4e50     -139  
 C   Bob Boone            39  107  334   28   85  14   0   3   31   0   0   30   25  .254  .315  .323   34   3.5  1(-3)e14   24  
 SS  Hubie Brooks         30   77  209   30   63  11   2   6   27   1   3   21   30  .301  .361  .459   33   5.7  3e32       94  
 3B #Donnie Hill          26   77  270   28   54   7   4   5   29   1   0   20   25  .200  .251  .311   21   2.5  4e59      -96  
 C  *Jamie Quirk          32   54  189   18   48  10   0   1   26   1   0   20   26  .254  .332  .323   20   3.8  4(+1)e10    3  
 OF  Gary Thurman         22   56   86   23   28   7   1   0    6  11   0    7   20  .326  .376  .430   15   7.1  2(-1)e13  126  
 3B  Bill Pecota          27   54  165   18   26   5   0   2   10   0   0   14   25  .158  .224  .224    9   1.7  4e53     -273  
 1B  Hal McRae            42    4   14    4    6   2   0   1    3   0   0    2    1  .429  .500  .786    5  19.4  5e20      380  
 OF #Chico Walker         29   17   62    7    9   4   0   0    3   3   0    9   13  .145  .254  .210    4   2.0  3(0)e6    -52  
 2B  Ross Jones           27    7   15    2    5   0   1   0    3   0   0    0    1  .333  .333  .467    2   6.3  4e14      191  
 C   Joel Skinner         26   22   37    1    5   1   0   0    1   0   0    1   11  .135  .158  .162    1    .9  2(0)e4    -97  
 SS  Buddy Biancalana     27    5   15    1    2   0   0   0    1   0   0    0    2  .133  .133  .133    0    .6  3e88     -123  
 PH *Jim Eisenreich       28    2    2    0    0   0   0   0    0   0   0    0    1  .000  .000  .000    0    .0           -745  
+---+--------------------+--+----+----+----+----+---+---+---+----+---+---+----+----+-----+-----+-----+----+-----+---------+----+
             Average age: 29                                                                           783                  -25

     * - 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  Bret Saberhagen      23  14  14  .500  33  33  16   0   0   0   0  246.1  300  152  138  31   59  142  5.04  155   5.6   75  
  P *Charlie Leibrandt    30  11  11  .500  33  33  12   0   0   0   0  247.0  251  143  126  27   87  150  4.59  125   4.4    0  
  P  Mark Gubicza         24  10  15  .400  32  32   9   0   0   0   0  227.2  233  144  115  22  121  164  4.55  132   5.1   13  
  P *Bruce Ruffin         23   9  12  .429  32  32   7   0   0   0   1  202.2  250  138  119  15   76  106  5.28  129   5.6    1  
  P  Frank Williams       29   6   4  .600  53   0   0  30   8   5   0   99.1   88   32   27   3   35   69  2.45   35   3.2  -95  
  P  Greg Booker          27   6   8  .429  38   0   0  22   1   4   0   71.0   71   35   33   5   31   21  4.18   33   4.2    8  
  P *Bud Black            30   4   4  .500  30   7   0  10   0   2   0   77.2  109   68   58  15   28   42  6.72   69   7.9  152  
  P  Mike Witt            26   4   6  .400  14  14   3   0   0   0   0   80.2  116   71   61  12   26   66  6.81   65   7.1   89  
  P *Steve Trout          29   3   5  .375  11  11   2   0   0   0   0   79.0   91   37   35   7   32   41  3.99   52   6.0  112  
  P  Dan Quisenberry      34   2   0 1.000  14   0   0   9   4   1   0   12.2   12    4    4   1    2    4  2.84    5   3.6 -155  
  P *Pat Clements         25   2   5  .286  29   0   0  17   7   3   0   39.0   58   40   40   3   25   25  9.23   36   8.3  134  
  P  Donnie Moore         33   1   1  .500  11   0   0   5   1   2   0   18.1   22   12   10   0    5   19  4.91    9   4.8  -28  
  P  John Davis           24   1   3  .250  27   0   0  17   5   1   0   46.0   32   13   11   1   24   28  2.15   16   3.2   11  
  P *Wally Ritchie        21   0   1  .000   6   0   0   3   0   0   0   10.1    6    4    4   1    4    3  3.48    3   2.6 -232  
+---+--------------------+--+---+---+-----+---+---+---+---+---+---+---+------+----+----+----+---+----+----+-----+----+-----+----+
             Average age: 26                                                                                      869         30

     * - 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
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---
 Bob Boone             869  97 107  584   34  11   8  .983  25  13
 Jamie Quirk           476  54  54  323   24   6   1  .983  40  12
 Joel Skinner          113  11  22   63    5   0   1 1.000   5   0
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+---+---

First Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Pat Tabler 1422 159 159 1261 108 35 139 .975 8.67 Hal McRae 30 3 4 29 2 0 3 1.000 9.30 Kevin Seitzer 6 0 3 4 1 0 1 1.000 7.50 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Second Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Frank White 1424 159 159 427 438 15 115 .983 5.47 Ross Jones 29 3 5 6 8 0 3 1.000 4.34 Bill Pecota 5 0 1 4 1 0 0 1.000 9.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Third Base Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- George Brett 696 76 78 81 119 25 19 .889 2.59 Donnie Hill 646 73 73 58 98 21 10 .881 2.17 Bill Pecota 113 13 13 11 13 8 2 .750 1.91 Kevin Seitzer 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Shortstop Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Jim Presley 1407 159 159 360 497 35 103 .961 5.48 Buddy Biancalana 28 3 5 10 12 2 3 .917 7.07 Hubie Brooks 23 0 12 6 9 0 0 1.000 5.87 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

 Left Field            Inn  GS  G   PO    A   E   DP   FP    RF
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----
 Kevin Seitzer        1420 162 162  262    3   7   0  .974  1.68
 Gary Thurman           36   0  19    6    0   2   0  .750  1.49
 Chico Walker            1   0   1    1    0   0   0 1.000  9.00
+--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Center Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Willie Wilson 1315 146 146 453 15 1 5 .998 3.20 Chico Walker 139 16 16 38 3 1 0 .976 2.65 Gary Thurman 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

Right Field Inn GS G PO A E DP FP RF +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+----- Danny Tartabull 1456 162 162 314 8 6 1 .982 1.99 Gary Thurman 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00 +--------------------+----+---+---+----+----+---+---+-----+-----

1987 Draft


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