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2018 Kansas City Royals
Major League affiliations
Location
Results
Record58–104 (.358)
Divisional place5th
Other information
Owner(s)David Glass
General manager(s)Dayton Moore
Manager(s)Ned Yost
Local televisionFox Sports Kansas City
(Ryan Lefebvre, Jeff Montgomery, Rex Hudler, Steve Physioc)
Local radioKCSP 610 AM
(Denny Matthews, Steve Stewart, Rex Hudler, Ryan Lefebvre, Steve Physioc, Jeff Montgomery)
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The 2018 Kansas City Royals season was their 50th season for the franchise, and their 46th at Kauffman Stadium. They significantly failed to improve upon their 80-82 record the previous year, reaching 100+ losses for the first time since 2006 and finishing 58-104, the second-worst record in the 2018 MLB season, ahead of only the Baltimore Orioles, who finished 47-115.

Offseason

Transactions

November 2, 2017: 1B Eric Hosmer, 3B Mike Moustakas, RHP Peter Moylan, LHP Jason Vargas, RHP Trevor Cahill, RF Melky Cabrera, CF Lorenzo Cain, and SS Alcides Escobar elected free agency. Activated RHP Nate Karns, LHP Brian Flynn, CF Bubba Starling, and RHP Miguel Almonte from the 60-day disabled list.

November 3, 2017: LHP Mike Minor elected free agency.

November 20, 2017: Selected the contract of C Meibrys Viloria from Lexington Legends. Selected the contract of LHP Tim Hill from Northwest Arkansas Naturals. Selected the contract of LHP Eric Stout from Omaha Storm Chasers.

December 1, 2017: LF Terrance Gore elected free agency.

December 2, 2017: Signed free agent LF Terrance Gore to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

December 5, 2017: Signed free agent RHP Wily Peralta.

December 7, 2017: Signed free agent RHP Scott Barlow.

December 8, 2017: Seattle Mariners claim Mike Morin off waivers.

December 14, 2017: New York Mets traded RHP Burch Smith for Future Considerations. Cincinnati Reds traded RHP Brad Keller for Future Considerations.

December 15, 2017: Signed free agent RHP Mike Broadway to a minor league contract. Signed free agent DH Cody Asche to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

January 4, 2018: Chicago White Sox traded 2B Jake Peter to Los Angeles Dodgers; Dodgers traded cash, RHP Joakim Soria and LHP Luis Avilan to White Sox; Dodgers traded SS Erick Mejia and RHP Trevor Oaks to Royals; Royals traded RHP Joakim Soria and LHP Scott Alexander to Dodgers.

January 12, 2018: Signed free agent SS Guillermo Fernandez to a minor league contract.

January 13, 2018: Signed free agent RHP Luis Barroso to a minor league contract.

January 16, 2018: Signed free agent RHP Clayton Mortensen and OF Tyler Collins to minor league contracts. Collins invited to spring training.

January 25, 2018: Signed free agent SS Ryan Goins to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.

Regular season

Game log

2018 game log: 58–104 (Home: 32–49; Away: 26–55)
March: 0–2 (Home: 0–2; Away: none)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Streak
1 March 29 White Sox 7–14 Shields (1–0) Duffy (0–1) 36,517 0–1 L1
2 March 31 White Sox 3–4 Farquhar (1–0) Maurer (0–1) Soria (1) 37,093 0–2 L2
April: 7–19 (Home: 3–10; Away: 4–9)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Streak
April 1 White Sox Postponed (snow) (Rescheduled for April 28)
3 April 2 @ Tigers 1–6 Liriano (1–0) Hammel (0–1) 15,476 0–3 L3
4 April 3 @ Tigers 1–0 Junis (1–0) Boyd (0–1) Herrera (1) 15,083 1–3 W1
April 4 @ Tigers Postponed (weather) (Rescheduled for April 20)
5 April 6 @ Indians 2–3 Carrasco (2–0) Duffy (0–2) Allen (2) 34,720 1–4 L1
6 April 7 @ Indians 1–0 Kennedy (1–0) Bauer (0–1) Herrera (2) 17,362 2–4 W1
7 April 8 @ Indians 1–3 Allen (1–0) Maurer (0–2) 14,240 2–5 L1
8 April 9 Mariners 10–0 Junis (2–0) Gonzales (1–1) 12,324 3–5 W1
9 April 10 Mariners 3–8 Hernández (2–1) Skoglund (0–1) 14,850 3–6 L1
10 April 11 Mariners 2–4 Vincent (1–0) Grimm (0–1) Díaz (4) 14,314 3–7 L2
11 April 12 Angels 1–7 Tropeano (1–0) Kennedy (1–1) 14,714 3–8 L3
12 April 13 Angels 4–5 Wood (1–0) Grimm (0–2) Middleton (3) 15,011 3–9 L4
13 April 14 Angels 3–5 Richards (2–0) Junis (2–1) Middleton (4) 15,876 3–10 L5
April 15 Angels Postponed (cold) (Rescheduled for June 25)
April 16 @ Blue Jays Postponed (Weather related damage to Rogers Centre roof) (Rescheduled for April 17)
14 April 17 @ Blue Jays 3–11 García (2–0) Skoglund (0–2) N/A 3–11 L6
15 April 17 @ Blue Jays 4–5(10) Clippard (2–0) Flynn (0–1) 18,645 3–12 L7
16 April 18 @ Blue Jays 5–15 Happ (3–1) Kennedy (1–2) 28,803 3–13 L8
17 April 20 @ Tigers 2–3(10) Jiménez (2–0) Keller (0–1) 15,406 3–14 L9
18 April 20 @ Tigers 3–2 Junis (3–1) Greene (1–1) Herrera (3) 17,194 4–14 W1
19 April 21 @ Tigers 4–12 Fiers (2–1) Duffy (0–3) Saupold (1) 19,302 4–15 L1
20 April 22 @ Tigers 8–5 McCarthy (1–0) VerHagen (0–1) Herrera (4) 19,034 5–15 W1
21 April 24 Brewers 2–5 Davies (2–2) Kennedy (1–3) 16,555 5–16 L1
22 April 25 Brewers 2–6 Chacín (2–1) Hammel (0–2) 13,389 5–17 L2
23 April 26 White Sox 3–6 Giolito (1–3) Junis (3–2) Soria (3) 18,315 5–18 L3
24 April 27 White Sox 4–7(11) Infante (1–3) Hill (0–1) Soria (4) 15,395 5–19 L4
25 April 28 White Sox 0–8 Fulmer (2–1) Oaks (0–1) 16,971 5–20 L5
26 April 28 White Sox 5–2 Skoglund (1–2) Covey (0–1) Herrera (5) 16,070 6–20 W1
27 April 29 White Sox 5–4 McCarthy (2–0) Rondón (1–1) Boyer (1) 23,892 7–20 W2
28 April 30 @ Red Sox 6–10 Velázquez (4–0) Hammel (0–3) 31,314 7–21 L1
May: 13–15 (Home: 6–7; Away: 7–8)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Streak
29 May 1 @ Red Sox 7–6 (13) Herrera (1–0) Johnson (1–1) Flynn (1) 34,466 8–21 W1
30 May 2 @ Red Sox 4–5 Pomeranz (1–1) Duffy (0–4) Kimbrel (8) 32,267 8–22 L1
31 May 3 Tigers 10–6 McCarthy (3–0) Bell (0–1) 28,866 9–22 W1
32 May 4 Tigers 4–2 Boyer (1–0) Stumpf (1–1) Herrera (6) 24,648 10–22 W2
33 May 5 Tigers 2–3 Zimmermann (2–0) Hammel (0–4) Greene (6) 20,708 10–23 L1
34 May 6 Tigers 4–2 Junis (4–2) Boyd (1–3) Herrera (7) 18,424 11–23 W1
35 May 8 @ Orioles 15–7 Duffy (1–4) Bundy (1–5) 10,863 12–23 W2
36 May 9 @ Orioles 3–5 Bleier (3–0) McCarthy (3–1) Brach (4) 14,375 12–24 L1
37 May 10 @ Orioles 6–11 Castro (1–1) Kennedy (1–4) 17,842 12–25 L2
38 May 11 @ Indians 10–9 Keller (1–1) Miller (1–1) Herrera (8) 24,408 13–25 W1
39 May 12 @ Indians 2–6 Clevinger (3–0) Junis (4–3) 24,587 13–26 L1
40 May 13 @ Indians 2–11 Kluber (6–2) Duffy (1–5) 22,105 13–27 L2
41 May 14 Rays 1–2 Yarbrough (3–2) Skoglund (1–3) Colomé (7) 14,174 13–28 L3
42 May 15 Rays 5–6 Venters (1–0) Herrera (1–1) Colomé (8) 21,500 13–29 L4
43 May 16 Rays 3–5 Andriese (1–1) Hammel (0–5) Colomé (9) 19,611 13–30 L5
44 May 18 Yankees 5–2 Junis (5–3) Sabathia (2–1) Herrera (9) 26,433 14–30 W1
45 May 19 Yankees 3–8 Severino (7–1) Duffy (1–6) 33,684 14–31 L1
46 May 20 Yankees 1–10 Gray (3–3) Skoglund (1–4) 24,121 14–32 L2
47 May 21 @ Cardinals 0–6 Mikolas (6–0) Kennedy (1–5) 42,140 14–33 L3
48 May 22 @ Cardinals 5–1 Hammel (1–5) Weaver (3–4) 39,545 15–33 W1
49 May 23 @ Cardinals 5–2 (10) Boyer (2–0) Norris (1–1) Herrera (10) 41,984 16–33 W2
50 May 24 @ Rangers 8–2 Duffy (2–6) Bibens-Dirkx (0–1) 23,230 17–33 W3
51 May 25 @ Rangers 4–8 Minor (4–3) Skoglund (1–5) Kela (11) 35,105 17–34 L1
52 May 26 @ Rangers 3–4 (10) Claudio (3–2) McCarthy (3–2) 29,644 17–35 L2
53 May 27 @ Rangers 5–3 Hammel (2–5) Hamels (3–5) Herrera (11) 31,898 18–35 W1
54 May 28 Twins 5–8 Lynn (3–4) Junis (5–4) Rodney (11) 18,572 18–36 L1
55 May 29 Twins 2–1 (14) Barlow (1–0) Rogers (1–2) 20,533 19–36 W1
56 May 30 Twins 11–8 McCarthy (4–2) Romero (2–2) Herrera (12) 21,343 20–36 W2
June: 5–21 (Home: 2–10; Away: 3–11)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Streak
57 June 1 A's 0–16 Montas (2–0) Kennedy (1–6) 23,413 20–37 L1
58 June 2 A's 5–4 Hill (1–1) Petit (2–2) Herrera (13) 24,553 21–37 W1
59 June 3 A's 1–5 Trivino (3–0) Junis (5–5) 19,424 21–38 L1
60 June 4 @ Angels 6–9 Bedrosian (2–1) Hill (1–2) Parker (4) 32,553 21–39 L2
61 June 5 @ Angels 0–1 Heaney (3–4) Keller (1–2) 31,514 21–40 L3
62 June 6 @ Angels 3–4 Bedrosian (3–1) Barlow (1–1) Parker (5) 36,512 21–41 L4
63 June 7 @ A's 1–4 Blackburn (1–0) Hammel (2–6) Treinen (14) 7,963 21–42 L5
64 June 8 @ A's 2–7 Montas (3–0) Junis (5–6) Trivino (1) 10,132 21–43 L6
65 June 9 @ A's 2–0 Duffy (3–6) Bassitt (0–1) Herrera (14) 16,208 22–43 W1
66 June 10 @ A's 2–3 Treinen (3–1) Adam (0–1) 15,548 22–44 L1
67 June 12 Reds 1–5 (10) Hernandez (2–0) McCarthy (4–3) 20,476 22–45 L2
68 June 13 Reds 0–7 Mahle (5–6) Hammel (2–7) 24,899 22–46 L3
69 June 15 Astros 3–7 Morton (8–1) Junis (5–7) 27,603 22–47 L4
70 June 16 Astros 2–10 Keuchel (4–8) Duffy (3–7) 20,637 22–48 L5
71 June 17 Astros 4–7 Sipp (2–0) Maurer (0–3) Rondón (4) 22,236 22–49 L6
72 June 18 Rangers 3–6 Colón (4–4) Kennedy (1–7) Kela (16) 18,319 22–50 L7
73 June 19 Rangers 1–4 Hamels (4–6) Hammel (2–8) Kela (17) 17,789 22–51 L8
74 June 20 Rangers 2–3 Bibens-Dirkx (1–1) Junis (5–8) Diekman (2) 19,489 22–52 L9
75 June 22 @ Astros 1–0 Grimm (1–2) Giles (0–2) Hill (1) 39,357 23–52 W1
76 June 23 @ Astros 3–4(12) McHugh (3–0) Grimm (1–3) 40,028 23–53 L1
77 June 24 @ Astros 3–11 Cole (9–1) Hammel (2–9) 41,823 23–54 L2
78 June 25 Angels 2–0 Keller (2–2) Skaggs (6–5) Peralta (1) 19,535 24–54 W1
79 June 26 @ Brewers 1–5 Peralta (3–0) Junis (5–9) Hader (7) 34,412 24–55 L1
80 June 27 @ Brewers 5–4 Duffy (4–7) Suter (8–5) Peralta (2) 38,436 25–55 W1
81 June 29 @ Mariners 1–4 Gonzales (8–5) Kennedy (1–8) 25,558 25–56 L1
82 June 30 @ Mariners 4–6 Hernández (8–6) Hammel (2–10) Díaz (31) 33,395 25–57 L2
July: 8–16 (Home: 4–8; Away: 4–8)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Streak
83 July 1 @ Mariners 0–1 Paxton (8–2) Keller (2–3) Díaz (32) 38,344 25–58 L3
84 July 2 Indians 3–9 Kluber (12–4) Junis (5–10) 18,285 25–59 L4
85 July 3 Indians 4–6 Bieber (4–0) Duffy (4–8) Allen (17) 19,005 25–60 L5
86 July 4 Indians 2–3 Bauer (8–6) Oaks (0–2) Allen (18) 22,001 25–61 L6
87 July 6 Red Sox 5–10 Sale (9–4) Hammel (2–11) 24,673 25–62 L7
88 July 7 Red Sox 4–15 Hembree (4–1) Adam (0–2) 30,347 25–63 L8
89 July 8 Red Sox 4–7 Porcello (11–3) Fillmyer (0–1) Kimbrel (27) 28,443 25–64 L9
90 July 9 @ Twins 1–3 Berríos (9–7) Hill (1–3) Rodney (20) 20,199 25–65 L10
91 July 10 @ Twins 9–4 Flynn (1–1) Slegers (1–1) 27,551 26–65 W1
92 July 11 @ Twins 5–8 Lynn (7–7) Sparkman (0–1) 26,708 26–66 L1
93 July 13 @ White Sox 6–9 Shields (4–10) Keller (2–4) Soria (14) 19,361 26–67 L2
94 July 14 @ White Sox 5–0 Duffy (5–8) López (4–7) 20,159 27–67 W1
95 July 15 @ White Sox 1–10 Giolito (6–8) Smith (0–1) 23,434 27–68 L1
89th All-Star Game in Washington, D.C.
96 July 20 Twins 6–5 Duffy (6–8) Gibson (4–7) Maurer (1) 27,719 28–68 W1
97 July 21 Twins 4–2 Flynn (2–1) Lynn (7–8) Peralta (3) 22,159 29–68 W2
98 July 22 Twins 5–3 Keller (3–4) Duke (3–4) Peralta (4) 18,107 30–68 W3
99 July 23 Tigers 4–5 Wilson (1–3) Maurer (0–4) Greene (20) 18,370 30–69 L1
100 July 24 Tigers 5–4 Smith (1–1) Zimmermann (4–2) Peralta (5) 25,957 31–69 W1
101 July 25 Tigers 4–8 Boyd (5–9) Duffy (6–9) 17,382 31–70 L1
102 July 26 @ Yankees 2–7 Gray (8–7) Junis (5–11) 46,965 31–71 L2
July 27 @ Yankees Postponed (weather) (Rescheduled for July 28)
103 July 28 @ Yankees 10–5 Keller (4–4) Severino (14–4) 46,571 32–71 W1
104 July 28 @ Yankees 4–5 Betances (2–3) Flynn (2–2) Chapman (27) 45,043 32–72 L1
105 July 29 @ Yankees 3–6 Happ (11–6) Smith (1–2) Chapman (28) 46,192 32–73 L2
106 July 31 @ White Sox 4–2 Duffy (7–9) Shields (4–13) Peralta (6) 15,250 33–73 W1
August: 10–18 (Home: 8–8; Away: 2–10)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Streak
107 August 1 @ White Sox 10–5 Junis (6–11) Covey (4–7) 18,019 34–73 W2
108 August 2 @ White Sox 4–6 Cedeño (1–0) Adam (0–3) Avilán (1) 19,682 34–74 L1
109 August 3 @ Twins 4–6 Moya (1–0) Flynn (2–3) Rodney (23) 22,236 34–75 L2
110 August 4 @ Twins 2–8 Berríos (11–8) Smith (1–3) 27,909 34–76 L3
111 August 5 @ Twins 5–6 Moya (2–0) Duffy (7–10) Rodney (24) 25,390 34–77 L4
112 August 6 Cubs 1–3 Hamels (2–0) McCarthy (4–4) Strop (8) 32,339 34–78 L5
113 August 7 Cubs 0–5 Montgomery (4–4) Keller (4–5) 27,883 34–79 L6
114 August 8 Cubs 9–0 Fillmyer (1–1) Quintana (10–8) 24,294 35–79 W1
115 August 10 Cardinals 0–7 Gomber (2–0) Smith (1–4) Poncedeleon (1) 29,414 35–80 L1
116 August 11 Cardinals 3–8 Flaherty (6–6) Duffy (7–11) Hicks (3) 38,427 35–81 L2
117 August 12 Cardinals 2–8 Ross (7–9) Hammel (2–12) 23.409 35–82 L3
118 August 13 Blue Jays 3–1 Keller (5–5) Reid-Foley (0–1) Peralta (7) 14,721 36–82 W1
119 August 14 Blue Jays 5–6 Petricka (2–1) Boyer (2–1) Giles (14) 13,680 36–83 L1
120 August 15 Blue Jays 5–6 Estrada (6–9) López (0–1) Giles (15) 14,391 36–84 L2
121 August 16 Blue Jays 6–2 Flynn (3–3) Gaviglio (2–6) 14,894 37–84 W1
122 August 17 @ White Sox 3–9 Shields (5–14) Hill (1–4) 24,556 37–85 L1
123 August 18 @ White Sox 3–1 Keller (6–5) Covey (4–10) Peralta (8) 19,018 38–85 W1
124 August 19 @ White Sox 6–7 Santiago (5–3) Flynn (3–4) Fry (2) 22,033 38–86 L1
125 August 20 @ Rays 0–1 Yarbrough (12–5) López (0–2) Alvarado (5) 10,036 38–87 L2
126 August 21 @ Rays 1–4 Snell (15–5) Sparkman (0–2) Romo (17) 9,402 38–88 L3
127 August 22 @ Rays 3–6 Chirinos (2–5) Junis (6–12) Romo (18) 8,638 38–89 L4
128 August 23 @ Rays 3–4 Romo (3–3) Flynn (3–5) 9,088 38–90 L5
129 August 24 Indians 5–4 Peralta (1–0) Allen (4–5) 19,304 39–90 W1
130 August 25 Indians 7–1 Fillmyer (2–1) Kluber (16–7) 16,894 40–90 W2
131 August 26 Indians 5–12 Bieber (8–2) López (0–3) 18,575 40–91 L1
132 August 28 Tigers 6–2 Junis (7–12) Boyd (8–12) 16,888 41–91 W1
133 August 29 Tigers 9–2 Duffy (8–11) Fulmer (3–10) 17,091 42–91 W2
134 August 31 Orioles 9–2 Keller (7–5) Cashner (4–13) 15,394 43–91 W3
September: 15–13 (Home: 9–4; Away: 6–9)
# Date Opponent Score Win Loss Save Attendance Record Streak
135 September 1 Orioles 5–4 Newberry (1–0) Givens (0–7) 15,358 44–91 W4
136 September 2 Orioles 9–1 López (1–3) Hess (3–9) 18,463 45–91 W5
137 September 3 @ Indians 5–1 Junis (8–12) Plutko (4–5) Hill (2) 20,536 46–91 W6
138 September 4 @ Indians 3–9 Clevinger (11–7) Duffy (8–12) 17,041 46–92 L1
139 September 5 @ Indians 1–3 Kluber (18–7) Keller (7–6) Hand (8) 18,435 46–93 L2
140 September 7 @ Twins 6–10 May (4–1) Sparkman (0–3) 19,944 46–94 L3
141 September 8 @ Twins 4–1 López (2–3) Berríos (11–11) Peralta (9) 25,814 47–94 W1
142 September 9 @ Twins 1–3 Hildenberger (4–3) Hammel (2–13) 20,903 47–95 L1
143 September 10 White Sox 4–3 (10) Newberry (2–0) Gómez (0–2) 17,809 48–95 W1
144 September 11 White Sox 6–3 Keller (8–6) Covey (5–13) Peralta (10) 17,613 49–95 W2
145 September 12 White Sox 2–4 (12) Minaya (2–2) Smith (1–5) Santiago (2) 17,840 49–96 L1
146 September 13 Twins 6–4 Fillmyer (3–1) Busenitz (4–1) Peralta (11) 18,745 50–96 W1
147 September 14 Twins 8–4 Hammel (3–13) Hildenberger (4–4) 18,389 51–96 W2
148 September 15 Twins 10–3 Kennedy (2–8) De Jong (0–1) 19,505 52–96 W3
149 September 16 Twins 6–9 Gibson (8–13) Vasto (0–1) 20,286 52–97 L1
150 September 17 @ Pirates 6–7 Santana (3–3) Lively (0–1) 10,316 52–98 L2
151 September 18 @ Pirates 1–2 (11) Crick (3–2) Smith (1–5) 11,566 52–99 L3
152 September 19 @ Pirates 1–2 Archer (5–8) Fillmyer (3–2) Vázquez (35) 13,073 52–100 L4
153 September 20 @ Tigers 8–11 Reininger (1–0) López (2–4) 20,282 52–101 L5
154 September 21 @ Tigers 4–3 Kennedy (3–8) Liriano (5–11) Peralta (12) 22,001 53–101 W1
155 September 22 @ Tigers 4–5 Jiménez (5–4) Hammel (3–14) Greene (31) 24,815 53–102 L1
156 September 23 @ Tigers 3–2 Keller (9–6) VerHagen (3–3) Peralta (13) 24,230 54–102 W1
157 September 25 @ Reds 4–3 McCarthy (5–4) Iglesias (2–5) Peralta (14) 13,172 55–102 W2
158 September 26 @ Reds 6-1 Fillmyer (4–2) Reed (1–3) 12,549 56–102 W3
159 September 27 Indians 2–1 (10) Hammel (4–14) Ramírez (0–3) 19,262 57–102 W4
160 September 28 Indians 6–14 Clevinger (13–8) Kennedy (3–9) 15,920 57–103 L1[permanent dead link]
161 September 29 Indians 9–4 Junis (9–12) Miller (2–4) 23,324 58–103 W1[permanent dead link]
162 September 30 Indians 1–2 Carrasco (17–10) Skoglund (1–6) Bauer (1) 19,690 58–104 L1
Legend:        = Win        = Loss        = Postponement
Bold = Royals team member

Season standings

American League Central

AL Central W L Pct. GB Home Road
Cleveland Indians 91 71 0.562 49–32 42–39
Minnesota Twins 78 84 0.481 13 49–32 29–52
Detroit Tigers 64 98 0.395 27 38–43 26–55
Chicago White Sox 62 100 0.383 29 30–51 32–49
Kansas City Royals 58 104 0.358 33 32–49 26–55


American League Wild Card

Division Leaders W L Pct.
Boston Red Sox 108 54 0.667
Houston Astros 103 59 0.636
Cleveland Indians 91 71 0.562


Wild Card teams
(Top two qualify for postseason)
W L Pct. GB
New York Yankees 100 62 0.617 +3
Oakland Athletics 97 65 0.599
Tampa Bay Rays 90 72 0.556 7
Seattle Mariners 89 73 0.549 8
Los Angeles Angels 80 82 0.494 17
Minnesota Twins 78 84 0.481 19
Toronto Blue Jays 73 89 0.451 24
Texas Rangers 67 95 0.414 30
Detroit Tigers 64 98 0.395 33
Chicago White Sox 62 100 0.383 35
Kansas City Royals 58 104 0.358 39
Baltimore Orioles 47 115 0.290 50


Record against opponents


Source: AL Standings Head-to-head
Team BAL BOS CWS CLE DET HOU KC LAA MIN NYY OAK SEA TB TEX TOR NL
Baltimore 3–16 3–4 2–5 2–4 1–6 2–4 1–5 1–6 7–12 1–5 1–6 8–11 3–4 5–14 7–13
Boston 16–3 3–4 3–4 4–2 3–4 5–1 6–0 4–3 10–9 2–4 4–3 11–8 6–1 15–4 16–4
Chicago 4–3 4–3 5–14 7–12 0–7 11–8 2–5 7–12 2–4 2–5 2–4 4–2 4–3 2–4 6–14
Cleveland 5–2 4–3 14–5 13–6 3–4 12–7 3–3 10–9 2–5 2–4 2–5 2–4 4–2 3–4 12–8
Detroit 4–2 2–4 12–7 6–13 1–5 8–11 3–4 7–12 3–4 0–7 3–4 2–4 3–4 4–3 6–14
Houston 6–1 4–3 7–0 4–3 5–1 5–1 13–6 4–2 2–5 12–7 9–10 3–4 12–7 4–2 13–7
Kansas City 4–2 1–5 8–11 7–12 11–8 1–5 1–6 10–9 2–5 2–5 1–5 0–7 2–5 2–5 6–14
Los Angeles 5–1 0–6 5–2 3–3 4–3 6–13 6–1 4–3 1–5 10–9 8–11 1–6 13–6 4–3 10–10
Minnesota 6–1 3–4 12–7 9–10 12–7 2–4 9–10 3–4 2–5 2–5 1–5 3–4 2–4 4–2 8–12
New York 12–7 9–10 4–2 5–2 4–3 5–2 5–2 5–1 5–2 3–3 5–1 10–9 4–3 13–6 11–9
Oakland 5–1 4–2 5–2 4–2 7–0 7–12 5–2 9–10 5–2 3–3 9–10 2–5 13–6 7–0 12–8
Seattle 6–1 3–4 4–2 5–2 4–3 10–9 5–1 11–8 5–1 1–5 10–9 6–1 10–9 3–4 6–14
Tampa Bay 11–8 8–11 2–4 4–2 4–2 4–3 7–0 6–1 4–3 9–10 5–2 1–6 5–1 13–6 7–13
Texas 4–3 1–6 3–4 2–4 4–3 7–12 5–2 6–13 4–2 3–4 6–13 9–10 1–5 3–3 9–11
Toronto 14–5 4–15 4–2 4–3 3–4 2–4 5–2 3–4 2–4 6–13 0–7 4–3 6–13 3–3 13–7

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See also: Minor League Baseball

Level Team League Manager
AAA Omaha Storm Chasers Pacific Coast League
AA Northwest Arkansas Naturals Texas League
A-Advanced Wilmington Blue Rocks Carolina League
A Lexington Legends South Atlantic League
Rookie Burlington Royals Appalachian League
Rookie Idaho Falls Chukars Pioneer League Omar Ramírez
Rookie AZL Royals Arizona League
Rookie DSL Royals Dominican Summer League

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