1987 Kansas City Royals
83 - 79
1986 / 1988 (Organization)
2nd place in the AL West (2 GB)
Home Record:
Away Record:
46 - 35 (.568)
37 - 44 (.457)
+1.6 wins
+0.4 wins
   
Scored/Expected: 715 / 788 ( -73 )
Allowed/Expected: 691 / 789 ( +98 )
Pyth Record: 84 - 78 (-1)
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Royals Stadium
Attendance: 2,392,471 Avg Att: 29,537 (1.23)
Att Rank: 4 / 14 Lg Avg: 24,054
       
Park Factor: 1.01    
HR Factor: 0.87 R/L HR: 0.87 / 0.89
Notes:


1987 Kansas City Royals
WAR data courtesy of Baseball-Reference.com


Left Field
24.6
-0.0
0.7
-1.1
31.5
-0.2
0.3
-0.8
37.1
-1.6
-0.9
-0.9
22.6
0.3
0.0
0.2

Center Field
32.0
1.8
1.7
0.2


Right Field
24.7
2.2
4.5
-3.0
30.8
-0.2
-0.2
-0.2
Shortstop
25.7
-0.6
-1.8
1.9
27.4
1.0
0.9
0.5
27.5
0.1
-0.0
0.3
27.4
-0.5
-0.2
-0.1
Second Base
36.8
2.8
1.4
1.9
Third Base
25.3
5.5
5.8
-0.3
First Base
34.1
2.7
2.3
-0.2
30.5
-0.9
-0.7
-0.9
27.8
0.2
0.2
-0.1
Manager
W-L
60.0
62-64
.492
1.0
37.7
21-15
.583
0.6
Catcher
32.7
-0.2
0.1
0.3
32.1
0.3
-0.4
1.1
26.9
0.2
0.2
0.0
23.2
-0.1
-0.1
0.0
Designated Hitter
28.2
0.0
0.0
-0.2
36.6
-0.3
-0.3
-0.1
42.0
0.2
0.2
-0.1
Starting Pitcher
IP
23.2
257.0
8.0
8.0
0.0
24.9
241.7
5.0
5.0
0.0
30.7
240.3
6.1
6.0
0.0
25.5
224.0
3.7
3.6
0.0
30.0
122.3
2.0
2.0
0.0
30.6
13.0
-0.9
-0.9
0.0
21.4
10.3
-0.4
-0.4
0.0
Relief Pitcher
IP
30.6
91.0
0.9
0.9
0.0
29.8
50.7
0.3
0.3
0.0
34.4
49.0
1.8
1.7
0.0
24.5
43.7
1.8
1.8
0.0
30.3
40.0
0.0
-0.0
0.0
29.2
19.3
-0.3
-0.3
0.0
39.6
14.3
0.5
0.5
0.0
33.0
7.3
-0.3
-0.3
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