1999 Kansas City Royals season

1999 Kansas City Royals season

1999 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s) David Glass
Manager(s) Tony Muser
Local television KMBC-TV
KCWE
Fox Sports Rocky Mountain
(Paul Splittorff, Bob Davis)
Local radio KMBZ
(Denny Matthews, Ryan Lefebvre)
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The 1999 Kansas City Royals season involved the Royals finishing 4th in the American League Central with a record of 64 wins and 97 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

  • October 30, 1998: Rico Rossy was signed as a free agent by the Royals.[1]

Regular season

  • Mark Quinn hit two home runs in his major league debut.[2]

Season standings

AL Central W L Pct. GB
Cleveland Indians   97   65 .599    --
Chicago White Sox   75   86 .466 21.5
Detroit Tigers   69   92 .429 27.5
Kansas City Royals   64   97 .398 32.5
Minnesota Twins   63   97 .394 33.0

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

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 Golden Spikes Pacific Coast League Ron Johnson
AA Wichita Wranglers Texas League John Mizerock
A Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League Jeff Garber
A Charleston Alley Cats South Atlantic League Tom Poquette
Short-Season A Spokane Indians Northwest League Kevin Long
Rookie GCL Royals Gulf Coast League Andre David
LEAGUE CHAMPIONS: Wichita, Spokane; LEAGUE CO-CHAMPIONS: Wilmington[4]

References

  1. ^ Rico Rossy page at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Sports Illustrated, Oct 27, 2008, p.24, Vol. 109, No. 16
  3. ^ Jeff D'Amico page at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, N.C.: Baseball America, 2007
  • 1999 Kansas City Royals team page at Baseball Reference
  • 1999 Kansas City Royals team page at www.baseball-almanac.com