2005 Kansas City Royals season

2005 Kansas City Royals season

2005 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) David Glass
Manager(s) Tony Pena, Bob Schaefer, and Buddy Bell
Local television KMCI
Royals Sports Television Network
(Ryan Lefebvre, Paul Splittorff, Denny Matthews, Bob Davis)
Local radio WHB
KLRX
(Denny Matthews, Ryan Lefebvre, Fred White)
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The 2005 Kansas City Royals season involved the Royals finishing 5th in the American League Central with a record of 56 wins and 106 losses. The Royals had a very disappointing losing streak of 19 games that started from July 28 to August 19.

Contents

  • Offseason 1
  • Regular season 2
    • Season standings 2.1
    • Roster 2.2
  • 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

  • January 21, 2005: Denny Hocking was signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals.[1]

Regular season

Season standings

AL Central W L Pct. GB Home Away
Chicago White Sox 99 63 .611 -- 47-34 52-29
Cleveland Indians 93 69 .574 6 43-38 50-31
Minnesota Twins 83 79 .512 16 45-36 38-43
Detroit Tigers 71 91 .438 28 39-42 32-49
Kansas City Royals 56 106 .346 43 34-47 22-59

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

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
Jensen, RyanRyan Jensen 9 25.1 3 2 7.11 18

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 Pacific Coast League Mike Jirschele
AA Wichita Wranglers Texas League Frank White
A High Desert Mavericks California League Billy Gardner, Jr.
A Burlington Bees Midwest League Jim Gabella
Rookie AZL Royals Arizona League Lloyd Simmons
Rookie Idaho Falls Chukars Pioneer League Brian Rupp
[2][3]

Notes

  1. ^ Dennis Hocking Statistics - Baseball-Reference.com
  2. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  3. ^ Baseball America 2006 Annual Directory

References

  • 2005 Kansas City Royals team page at Baseball Reference
  • 2005 Kansas City Royals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com