1999 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Other information
Owner(s)David Glass
General manager(s)Herk Robinson
Manager(s)Tony Muser
Local televisionKMBC-TV
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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.

Offseason

Regular season

Season standings

AL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 97 65 0.599 47–34 50–31
Chicago White Sox 75 86 0.466 21½ 38–42 37–44
Detroit Tigers 69 92 0.429 27½ 38–43 31–49
Kansas City Royals 64 97 0.398 32½ 33–47 31–50
Minnesota Twins 63 97 0.394 33 31–50 32–47

Record vs. opponents


Sources: [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14]
Team ANA BAL BOS CWS CLE DET KC MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL 
Anaheim 3–9 1–9 5–5 1–9 5–5 7–5 6–4 6–4 8–4 6–6 7–5 6–6 3–9 6–12
Baltimore 9–3 5–7 7–3 1–9 5–5 6–4 8–1 4–9 5–7 5–5 5–7 6–6 1–11 11–7
Boston 9–1 7–5 7–5 8–4 7–5 8–2 6–4 8–4 4–6 7–3 4–9 4–5 9–3 6–12
Chicago 5–5 3–7 5–7 3–9 7–5 6–6 8–3–1 5–7 3–7 4–8 6–4 5–5 6–4 9–9
Cleveland 9–1 9–1 4–8 9–3 8–5 7–5 9–3 3–7 10–2 7–3 5–4 3–7 5–7 9–9
Detroit 5–5 5–5 5–7 5–7 5–8 7–4 6–6 5–7 4–6 3–7 4–5 5–5 2–10 8–10
Kansas City 5–7 4–6 2–8 6–6 5–7 4–7 5–8 5–4 6–6 7–5 2–8 4–6 3–7 6–12
Minnesota 4–6 1–8 4–6 3–8–1 3–9 6–6 8–5 4–6 7–5 4–8 5–5 0–12 4–6 10–7
New York 4–6 9–4 4–8 7–5 7–3 7–5 4–5 6–4 6–4 9–1 8–4 8–4 10–2 9–9
Oakland 4–8 7–5 6–4 7–3 2–10 6–4 6–6 5–7 4–6 6–6 9–1 5–7 8–2 12–6
Seattle 6–6 5–5 3–7 8–4 3–7 7–3 5–7 8–4 1–9 6–6 8–4 5–8 7–2 7–11
Tampa Bay 5–7 7–5 9–4 4–6 4–5 5–4 8–2 5–5 4–8 1–9 4–8 4–8 5–8 4–14
Texas 6–6 6–6 5–4 5–5 7–3 5–5 6–4 12–0 4–8 7–5 8–5 8–4 6–4 10–8
Toronto 9–3 11–1 3–9 4–6 7–5 10–2 7–3 6–4 2–10 2–8 2–7 8–5 4–6 9–9


Notable transactions

Roster

1999 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 Chad Kreuter 107 324 73 .225 5 35
1B Jeremy Giambi 90 288 82 .285 3 34
2B Carlos Febles 123 453 116 .256 10 53
SS Rey Sánchez 134 479 141 .294 2 56
3B Joe Randa 156 628 197 .314 16 84
LF Johnny Damon 145 583 179 .307 14 77
CF Carlos Beltrán 156 663 194 .293 22 108
RF Jermaine Dye 158 608 179 .294 27 119
DH Mike Sweeney 150 575 185 .322 22 102

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
Tim Spehr 60 155 32 .206 9 26
Scott Pose 86 137 39 .285 0 12
Larry Sutton 43 102 23 .225 2 15
Ray Holbert 34 100 28 .280 0 5
Jed Hansen 49 79 16 .203 3 5
Scott Leius 37 74 15 .203 1 10
Jeff King 21 72 17 .236 3 11
Steve Scarsone 46 68 14 .206 0 6
Sal Fasano 23 60 14 .233 5 16
Mark Quinn 17 60 20 .333 6 18
Joe Vitiello 13 41 6 .146 1 4
Dee Brown 12 25 2 .080 0 0
Mendy López 7 20 8 .400 0 3
Félix Martínez 6 7 1 .143 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
Jeff Suppan 32 208.2 10 12 4.53 103
José Rosado 33 208.0 10 14 3.85 141
Jay Witasick 32 158.1 9 12 5.57 102
Kevin Appier 22 140.1 9 9 4.87 78
Blake Stein 12 70.1 1 2 4.09 43
Dan Reichert 8 36.2 2 2 9.08 20
Jim Pittsley 5 23.1 1 2 6.94 7

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
Mac Suzuki 22 68.0 2 3 5.16 36
Chris Fussell 17 56.0 0 5 7.39 37
Brian Barber 8 18.2 1 3 9.64 7

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
Scott Service 68 5 5 8 6.09 68
Jeff Montgomery 49 1 4 12 6.84 27
Alvin Morman 49 2 4 1 4.05 31
Matt Whisenant 48 4 4 1 6.35 27
José Santiago 34 3 4 2 3.42 15
Tim Byrdak 33 0 3 1 7.60 17
Terry Mathews 24 2 1 1 4.38 19
Brad Rigby 20 1 2 0 7.17 10
Ken Ray 13 1 0 0 8.74 0
Don Wengert 11 0 1 0 9.25 10
Derek Wallace 8 0 1 0 3.24 5
Marc Pisciotta 8 0 2 0 8.64 3
Orber Moreno 7 0 0 0 5.63 7
Lance Carter 6 0 1 0 5.06 3
Dan Murray 4 0 0 0 6.48 8
Glendon Rusch 3 0 1 0 15.75 4
Chad Durbin 1 0 0 0 0.00 3

Farm system

See also: Minor League Baseball

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
A-Short Season 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 at Baseball Reference
  2. ^ Sports Illustrated, Oct 27, 2008, p.24, Vol. 109, No. 16
  3. ^ Jeff D'Amico at Baseball Reference
  4. ^ Johnson, Lloyd, and Wolff, Miles, ed., The Encyclopedia of Minor League Baseball, 3rd edition. Durham, North Carolina: Baseball America, 2007