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Kansas City Royals History

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Top Hitter

George Brett

George
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Top Pitcher

Kevin Appier

Kevin
Appier

Championship Wins Last Since
World Series 2 2015 2 yrs
League 4 2015 2 yrs
Division 8 2015 2 yrs
Wild Card 1 2014 3 yrs
Show Team Records

Seasons

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Teams


Year Team Lg W L W% Rnk GB WS Lg Div WC Diff RS RA Top Position Player WAR Top Pitcher WAR
2017 Kansas City Royals AL 63 61 .508 3 6.0 -27 -0.4 0.2 Lorenzo Cain 4.2 Jason Vargas 3.8
2016 Kansas City Royals AL 81 81 .500 3 13.5 -37 -0.4 0.2 Jarrod Dyson 3.1 Danny Duffy 4.1
2015 Kansas City Royals AL 95 67 .586 1 - 83 0.0 0.5 Lorenzo Cain 7.2 Wade Davis 3.4
2014 Kansas City Royals AL 89 73 .549 2 1.0 27 -0.3 0.4 Alex Gordon 6.6 Wade Davis 3.7
2013 Kansas City Royals AL 86 76 .531 3 7.0 47 -0.4 0.7 Alex Gordon 4.2 James Shields 4.1
2012 Kansas City Royals AL 72 90 .444 3 16.0 -70 -0.4 -0.1 Alex Gordon 6.3 Kelvin Herrera 2.5
2011 Kansas City Royals AL 71 91 .438 4 24.0 -32 -0.1 -0.1 Alex Gordon 7.2 Greg Holland 2.5
2010 Kansas City Royals AL 67 95 .414 5 27.0 -169 -0.3 -0.8 Billy Butler 3.2 Joakim Soria 3.7
2009 Kansas City Royals AL 65 97 .401 4 21.5 -156 -0.6 -0.4 Alberto Callaspo 2.4 Zack Greinke 10.4
2008 Kansas City Royals AL 75 87 .463 4 13.5 -90 -0.6 0.1 Mike Aviles 4.7 Zack Greinke 5.4
2007 Kansas City Royals AL 69 93 .426 5 27.0 -72 -0.7 0.2 Mark Grudzielanek 3.2 Gil Meche 4.2
2006 Kansas City Royals AL 62 100 .383 5 34.0 -214 -0.3 -1.1 Mark Teahen 3.7 Todd Wellemeyer 1.0
2005 Kansas City Royals AL 56 106 .346 5 43.0 -234 -0.5 -1.1 David DeJesus 4.4 Andy Sisco 2.3
2004 Kansas City Royals AL 58 104 .358 5 34.0 -185 -0.6 -0.7 Joe Randa 2.7 Zack Greinke 3.7
2003 Kansas City Royals AL 83 79 .512 3 7.0 -31 -0.3 0.1 Carlos Beltran 5.8 Darrell May 6.0
2002 Kansas City Royals AL 62 100 .383 4 32.5 -154 -0.8 -0.2 Mike Sweeney 5.0 Paul Byrd 5.6
2001 Kansas City Royals AL 65 97 .401 5 26.0 -129 -0.8 -0.1 Carlos Beltran 6.5 Jeff Suppan 2.5
2000 Kansas City Royals AL 77 85 .475 4 18.0 -51 -0.2 -0.1 Johnny Damon 6.1 Mac Suzuki 3.2
1999 Kansas City Royals AL 64 97 .398 4 32.5 -65 -0.1 -0.3 Johnny Damon 5.4 Jose Rosado 4.0
1998 Kansas City Royals AL 72 89 .447 3 16.5 -184 -0.7 -0.4 Jose Offerman 5.3 Tim Belcher 3.3
1997 Kansas City Royals AL 67 94 .416 5 19.0 -73 -0.4 -0.1 Jay Bell 5.4 Kevin Appier 5.6
1996 Kansas City Royals AL 75 86 .466 5 24.0 -40 -0.9 0.6 Mike Macfarlane 2.9 Kevin Appier 6.0
1995 Kansas City Royals AL 70 74 .486 2 30.0 -62 -0.7 0.3 Gary Gaetti 3.4 Kevin Appier 4.6
1994 Kansas City Royals AL 64 51 .557 3 4.0 42 -0.5 0.9 Bob Hamelin 2.6 David Cone 6.8
1993 Kansas City Royals AL 84 78 .519 3 10.0 -19 -0.7 0.6 Greg Gagne 3.2 Kevin Appier 9.2
1992 Kansas City Royals AL 72 90 .444 5 24.0 -57 -0.7 0.3 Keith Miller 2.7 Kevin Appier 8.1
1991 Kansas City Royals AL 82 80 .506 6 13.0 5 -0.1 0.1 Danny Tartabull 4.4 Bret Saberhagen 5.1
1990 Kansas City Royals AL 75 86 .466 6 27.5 -2 0.1 -0.1 George Brett 4.1 Kevin Appier 5.3
1989 Kansas City Royals AL 92 70 .568 2 7.0 55 -0.0 0.4 Jim Eisenreich 3.1 Bret Saberhagen 9.7
1988 Kansas City Royals AL 84 77 .522 3 19.5 56 0.1 0.3 George Brett 5.2 Mark Gubicza 7.7
1987 Kansas City Royals AL 83 79 .512 2 2.0 24 -0.4 0.6 Kevin Seitzer 5.5 Bret Saberhagen 8.0
1986 Kansas City Royals AL 76 86 .469 3 16.0 -19 -0.6 0.5 Frank White 4.0 Mark Gubicza 3.4
1985 Kansas City Royals AL 91 71 .562 1 - 48 -0.4 0.7 George Brett 8.3 Bret Saberhagen 7.3
1984 Kansas City Royals AL 84 78 .519 1 - -13 -0.2 0.2 Willie Wilson 4.3 Buddy Black 4.6
1983 Kansas City Royals AL 79 83 .488 2 20.0 -71 -0.2 -0.3 George Brett 4.3 Dan Quisenberry 5.5
1982 Kansas City Royals AL 90 72 .556 2 3.0 67 0.5 -0.0 Willie Wilson 6.3 Dan Quisenberry 3.3
1981 Kansas City Royals AL 50 53 .485 4 11.0 -8 -0.2 0.1 Willie Wilson 4.1 Larry Gura 3.7
1980 Kansas City Royals AL 97 65 .599 1 - 115 0.6 0.2 George Brett 9.4 Larry Gura 6.2
1979 Kansas City Royals AL 85 77 .525 2 3.0 35 0.5 -0.2 George Brett 8.6 Dennis Leonard 3.0
1978 Kansas City Royals AL 92 70 .568 1 - 109 0.4 0.3 Amos Otis 7.4 Larry Gura 4.5
1977 Kansas City Royals AL 102 60 .630 1 - 171 0.5 0.6 George Brett 7.6 Dennis Leonard 5.6
1976 Kansas City Royals AL 90 72 .556 1 - 102 0.3 0.3 George Brett 7.5 Mark Littell 3.2
1975 Kansas City Royals AL 91 71 .562 2 7.0 61 -0.0 0.4 John Mayberry 7.2 Steve Busby 6.1
1974 Kansas City Royals AL 77 85 .475 5 13.0 5 -0.2 0.2 Amos Otis 4.9 Steve Busby 6.5
1973 Kansas City Royals AL 88 74 .543 2 6.0 3 0.2 -0.1 John Mayberry 5.2 Paul Splittorff 3.5
1972 Kansas City Royals AL 76 78 .494 4 16.5 35 0.3 -0.1 John Mayberry 4.9 Roger Nelson 5.1
1971 Kansas City Royals AL 85 76 .528 2 16.0 37 -0.0 0.3 Amos Otis 5.3 Mike Hedlund 4.2
1970 Kansas City Royals AL 65 97 .401 4 33.0 -94 -0.4 -0.2 Amos Otis 4.1 Bob Johnson 4.5
1969 Kansas City Royals AL 69 93 .426 4 28.0 -102 -0.7 -0.0 Ed Kirkpatrick 3.1 Wally Bunker 4.2