1992 Kansas City Royals season

1992 Kansas City Royals season

1992 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) Ewing Kauffman
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.

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
  • Notes 5
  • References 6

Offseason

  • 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

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB
Oakland Athletics 96 66 .593 --
Minnesota Twins 90 72 .556 6
Chicago White Sox 86 76 .531 10
Texas Rangers 77 85 .475 19
California Angels 72 90 .444 24
Kansas City Royals 72 90 .444 24
Seattle Mariners 64 98 .395 32

Notable transactions

  • April 3, 1992: Josias 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

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
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

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

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
Pierce, EdEd Pierce 2 5.1 0 0 3.38 3

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 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
Short-Season A Eugene Emeralds Northwest League Bobby Meacham
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Mike Jirschele
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: GCL Royals[9]

Notes

  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, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997

References

  • 1992 Kansas City Royals team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1992 Kansas City Royals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com