1992 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)Ewing Kauffman
General manager(s)Herk Robinson
Manager(s)Hal McRae
Local televisionWDAF-TV
(Paul Splittorff, Denny Trease)
Local radioWIBW (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.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL West W L Pct. GB Home Road
Oakland Athletics 96 66 0.593 51–30 45–36
Minnesota Twins 90 72 0.556 6 48–33 42–39
Chicago White Sox 86 76 0.531 10 50–32 36–44
Texas Rangers 77 85 0.475 19 36–45 41–40
California Angels 72 90 0.444 24 41–40 31–50
Kansas City Royals 72 90 0.444 24 44–37 28–53
Seattle Mariners 64 98 0.395 32 38–43 26–55

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team BAL BOS CAL CWS CLE DET KC MIL MIN NYY OAK SEA TEX TOR
Baltimore 8–5 8–4 6–6 7–6 10–3 8–4 6–7 6–6 5–8 6–6 7–5 7–5 5–8
Boston 5–8 8–4 6–6 6–7 4–9 7–5 5–8 3–9 7–6 5–7 6–6 4–8 7–6
California 4–8 4–8 3–10 6–6 7–5 8–5 5–7 2–11 7–5 5–8 7–6 9–4 5–7
Chicago 6–6 6–6 10–3 7–5 10–2 7–6 5–7 8–5 8–4 5–8 4–9 5–8 5–7
Cleveland 6–7 7–6 6–6 5–7 5–8 5–7 5–8 6–6 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–7 6–7
Detroit 3–10 9–4 5–7 2–10 8–5 7–5 5–8 3–9 5–8 6–6 9–3 8–4 5–8
Kansas City 4–8 5–7 5–8 6–7 7–5 5–7 7–5 6–7 5–7 4–9 7–6 6–7 5–7
Milwaukee 7–6 8–5 7–5 7–5 8–5 8–5 5–7 6–6 6–7 7–5 8–4 7–5 8–5
Minnesota 6–6 9–3 11–2 5–8 6–6 9–3 7–6 6–6 7–5 5–8 8–5 6–7 5–7
New York 8–5 6–7 5–7 4–8 6–7 8–5 7–5 7–6 5–7 6–6 6–6 6–6 2–11
Oakland 6–6 7–5 8–5 8–5 6–6 6–6 9–4 5–7 8–5 6–6 12–1 9–4 6–6
Seattle 5–7 6–6 6–7 9–4 5–7 3–9 6–7 4–8 5–8 6–6 1–12 4–9 4–8
Texas 5–7 8–4 4–9 8–5 7–5 4–8 7–6 5–7 7–6 6–6 4–9 9–4 3–9
Toronto 8–5 6–7 7–5 7–5 7–6 8–5 7–5 5–8 7–5 11–2 6–6 8–4 9–3


Notable transactions

Roster

1992 Kansas City Royals
Roster
Pitchers Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders Manager

Coaches

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 Mike Macfarlane 129 402 94 .234 17 48
1B Wally Joyner 149 572 154 .269 9 66
2B Keith Miller 106 416 118 .284 4 38
3B Gregg Jefferies 152 604 172 .285 10 75
SS David Howard 74 219 49 .224 1 18
LF Kevin McReynolds 109 373 92 .247 13 49
CF Brian McRae 149 533 119 .223 4 52
RF Jim Eisenreich 113 353 95 .269 2 28
DH George 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.
Curt Wilkerson 111 296 74 .250 2 29
Brent Mayne 82 213 48 .225 0 18
Gary Thurman 88 200 49 .245 0 20
Rico Rossy 59 149 32 .215 1 12
Kevin Koslofski 55 133 33 .248 3 13
Juan Samuel 29 102 29 .284 0 8
Terry Shumpert 36 94 14 .149 1 11
Jeff Conine 28 91 23 .253 0 9
Chris Gwynn 34 84 24 .286 1 7
Bob Melvin 32 70 22 .314 0 6
Harvey Pulliam 4 5 1 .200 0 0

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
Kevin Appier 30 208.1 15 8 2.46 150
Hipólito Pichardo 31 143.2 9 6 3.95 59
Mark Gubicza 18 111.1 7 6 3.72 81
Rick Reed 19 100.1 3 7 3.68 49
Luis Aquino 15 67.2 3 6 4.52 11
Chris Haney 7 42.0 2 3 3.86 27
Dennis Rasmussen 5 37.2 4 1 1.43 12

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
Tom Gordon 40 117.2 6 10 4.59 98
Mike Magnante 44 89.1 4 9 4.94 31
Mike Boddicker 29 86.2 1 4 4.98 47
Mark Davis 13 36.1 1 3 7.18 19
Curt Young 10 24.1 1 2 5.18 7
Bill Sampen 8 19.2 0 2 3.66 14
Dennis Moeller 5 18.0 0 3 7.00 6
Ed 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
Jeff Montgomery 65 1 6 39 2.18 69
Rusty Meacham 64 10 4 2 2.74 64
Steve Shifflett 34 1 4 0 2.60 25
Neal Heaton 31 3 1 0 4.17 29
Juan Berenguer 19 1 4 0 5.64 26
Rich Sauveur 8 0 1 0 4.40 7
Joel Johnston 5 0 0 0 13.50 0

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

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
A-Short Season 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. ^ "Rico Rossy Stats".
  3. ^ Kevin McReynolds Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  4. ^ "Kirk Gibson Stats".
  5. ^ "Josias Manzanillo Stats".
  6. ^ Johnny Damon Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  7. ^ "Mark Davis Stats".
  8. ^ Juan Samuel Statistics Baseball-Reference.com
  9. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 2nd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 1997

References