1988 Kansas City Royals
84 - 77
1987 / 1989 (Organization)
3rd place in the AL West (19.5 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
44 - 36 (.550)
40 - 41 (.494)
+1.0 wins
+2.6 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 704 / 700 ( +4 )
Allowed/Expected: 648 / 701 ( +53 )
Pyth Record: 87 - 74 (-3)
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Royals Stadium
Attendance: 2,350,181 Avg Att: 29,377 (1.17)
Att Rank: 5 / 14 Lg Avg: 25,199
       
Park Factor: 1.00    
HR Factor: 0.86 R/L HR: 0.86 / 0.86
Notes:


1988 Kansas City Royals
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Left Field
25.6
1.7
1.7
-0.5
29.2
-0.5
-0.8
0.1
23.6
-0.7
-0.5
-0.3

Center Field
33.0
0.3
0.9
-0.3
30.3
-0.4
-0.3
-0.1


Right Field
25.7
3.3
4.6
-1.9
Shortstop
23.1
2.8
2.6
1.0
28.4
0.7
0.5
0.4
30.2
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
Second Base
37.8
0.5
-0.3
1.3
28.9
0.3
0.3
0.3
Third Base
26.3
4.3
4.2
0.3
First Base
35.1
5.2
5.2
-1.0
31.5
-0.9
-0.8
-0.2
21.5
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
Manager
W-L
38.7
84-77
.522
1.7
Catcher
24.2
0.5
1.0
-0.1
33.7
0.9
1.1
0.2
33.1
0.1
-0.1
0.3
27.9
-0.2
-0.1
-0.1
25.6
-0.2
-0.2
0.0
Designated Hitter
30.4
0.9
1.1
-0.8
38.5
-1.0
-0.9
-0.6
28.8
-0.1
-0.1
-0.0
31.8
-0.2
-0.2
-0.0
Starting Pitcher
IP
25.9
269.7
7.8
7.7
0.0
24.2
260.7
3.8
3.8
0.0
31.7
243.0
5.2
5.2
0.0
33.1
189.3
1.2
1.2
0.0
33.4
80.3
-0.6
-0.6
0.0
31.6
34.0
0.3
0.3
0.0
24.1
29.0
0.3
0.3
0.0
20.6
15.7
0.0
0.0
0.0
23.5
2.7
-0.5
-0.5
0.0
Relief Pitcher
IP
31.6
82.7
2.8
2.7
0.0
26.5
62.7
1.1
1.1
0.0
30.8
38.0
0.4
0.4
0.0
24.9
35.7
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
40.6
32.7
0.2
0.2
0.0
35.4
25.3
0.3
0.3
0.0
31.0
22.0
0.0
0.0
0.0
23.9
5.0
0.1
0.1
0.0
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Defensive Regression Analysis data used here was obtained with permission from Michael Humphreys, author of Wizardry.

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Win Shares are calculated using the formula in the book Win Shares by Bill James