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1997 Kansas City Royals season

 

1997 Kansas City Royals season

1997 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) David Glass
Manager(s) Bob Boone and Tony Muser
Local television KMBC-TV
KCWB
Fox Sports Rocky Mountain
(Paul Splittorff, Bob Davis)
Local radio WIBW (AM)
(Denny Matthews, Fred White, John Wathan, Paul Splittorff)
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The 1997 Kansas City Royals season was a season in American baseball. It involved the Royals finishing 5th in the American League Central with a record of 67 wins and 94 losses.

Contents

  • Offseason 1
  • Regular season 2
    • Season standings 2.1
    • Notable transactions 2.2
    • Roster 2.3
  • Player stats 3
    • Batting 3.1
      • Starters by position 3.1.1
      • Other batters 3.1.2
    • Pitching 3.2
      • Starting pitchers 3.2.1
      • Other pitchers 3.2.2
      • Relief pitchers 3.2.3
  • Farm system 4
  • References 5

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL Central W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 86 75 .534 --
Chicago White Sox 80 81 .497 6.0
Milwaukee Brewers 78 83 .484 8.0
Minnesota Twins 68 94 .420 18.5
Kansas City Royals 67 94 .416 19.0


Notable transactions

Roster

Player stats

Batting

Starters by position

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

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
Myers, RodRod Myers 31 101 26 .257 2 9

Pitching

Starting pitchers

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

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

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

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Royals American Association Mike Jirschele
AA Wichita Wranglers Texas League Ron Johnson
A Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League John Mizerock
A Lansing Lugnuts Midwest League Bob Herold
Short-Season A Spokane Indians Northwest League Jeff Garber
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Al Pedrique
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Lansing[12]

References

  1. ^ Chili Davis page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Jay Bell page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Scott Cooper page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ a b Ryan Thompson page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Yamil Benítez page at Baseball Reference
  6. ^ Doug Linton page at Baseball Reference
  7. ^ Bob Hamelin page at Baseball Reference
  8. ^ Michael Tucker page at Baseball Reference
  9. ^ a b Todd Van Poppel page at Baseball Reference
  10. ^ Chris Stynes page at Baseball Reference
  11. ^ Matt Treanor page at Baseball Reference
  12. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  • 1997 Kansas City Royals team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1997 Kansas City Royals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com
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