1996 Kansas City Royals season

1996 Kansas City Royals season

1996 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) David Glass
Manager(s) Bob Boone
Local television KSMO-TV
(Paul Splittorff, Steve Busby)
Local radio WIBW (AM)
(Denny Matthews, Fred White, John Wathan, Paul Splittorff)
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The 1996 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 75 wins and 86 losses.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL Central W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians 99 62 .615 --
Chicago White Sox 85 77 .525 14.5
Milwaukee Brewers 80 82 .494 19.5
Minnesota Twins 78 84 .481 21.5
Kansas City Royals 75 86 .466 24.0


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

Player G AB H Avg. HR RBI
Myers, RodRod Myers 22 63 18 .286 1 11

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 Brian Poldberg
Short-Season A Spokane Indians Northwest League Bob Herold
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Al Pedrique
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Wilmington[5]

References

  1. ^ Doug Linton page at Baseball Reference\
  2. ^ Brent Mayne page at Baseball Reference
  3. ^ Wally Joyner page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Tim Belcher page at Baseball Reference
  5. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 1997
  • 1996 Kansas City Royals team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1996 Kansas City Royals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com