1988 Kansas City Royals

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84-77 Missed Playoffs
Record Outcome

1988 Kansas City Royals

What was the record of the 1988 Kansas City Royals?

The Kansas City Royals finished the regular season with a 84-77 record. They went 44-36 at home and 40-41 on the road.

What division did the 1988 Kansas City Royals play in?

The 1988 Kansas City Royals played in the West Division of the American League.

What was the division record of the 1988 Kansas City Royals?

During the regular season, the 1988 Kansas City Royals went 43-34 against their AL West opponents.

What was the 1988 Kansas City Royals record against each of their divisional opponents?

Opponent Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
Oakland Athletics 8-5 61.5% +9
California Angels 8-5 61.5% +5
Seattle Mariners 7-5 58.3% -7
Minnesota Twins 7-6 53.8% +25
Texas Rangers 7-6 53.8% +18
Chicago White Sox 6-7 46.2% -1

What was the 1988 Kansas City Royals record by month?

Among qualifying months, the 1988 Kansas City Royals had their best month in August, when they went 18-10 and had a 64.3% win percentage. Their worst month was May, when they went 11-17 and had a 39.3% win percentage.

Month Record Win Percentage % Run Differential
April 12-10 54.5% +10
May 11-17 39.3% +13
June 17-10 63.0% +16
July 12-15 44.4% -12
August 18-10 64.3% +41
September 14-13 51.9% -5
October 0-2 0% -7

Did the 1988 Kansas City Royals make the Postseason?

No, the Royals didn't make the Postseason in 1988.

What was the run differential for the 1988 Kansas City Royals?

The Kansas City Royals finished the regular season with a run differential of +56. Based on their run differential and their pythagorean expectation, the Royals could have been expected to have about 86.6 wins, or a 87-74 record in the regular season.

How did the 1988 Kansas City Royals perform in one-run games?

In one-run games, or games that went into extra innings, the 1988 Kansas City Royals went 31-24.

How did the 1988 Kansas City Royals perform in extra inning games?

During the regular season, the 1988 Kansas City Royals went 5-5 in extra inning games.

What was the longest win streak for the 1988 Kansas City Royals?

The longest win streak during the regular season for the 1988 Kansas City Royals was a 7 game winning streak.

What was the longest losing streak for the 1988 Kansas City Royals?

The longest losing streak that the Kansas City Royals had during the 1988 regular season was 6 games, which occured 3 separate times.

1988 Kansas City Royals Schedule

= Playoff Team

Bold = Division Opponent

Date Opponent Score
Regular Season
Mon, Apr 4, 1988 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 3 - 5
Wed, Apr 6, 1988 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 4 - 11
Thu, Apr 7, 1988 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 7 - 4
Fri, Apr 8, 1988 vs Detroit Tigers Win 3 - 2
Sat, Apr 9, 1988 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 4 - 11
Sun, Apr 10, 1988 vs Detroit Tigers Win 8 - 1
Tue, Apr 12, 1988 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 6 - 1
Wed, Apr 13, 1988 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 9 - 3
Thu, Apr 14, 1988 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 3
Sat, Apr 16, 1988 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 4
Sun, Apr 17, 1988 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 6 - 8
Mon, Apr 18, 1988 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 2 - 4
Tue, Apr 19, 1988 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 3 - 12
Wed, Apr 20, 1988 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 0 - 3
Fri, Apr 22, 1988 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 13 - 1
Sat, Apr 23, 1988 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 3
Sun, Apr 24, 1988 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 3 - 1
Tue, Apr 26, 1988 @ New York Yankees Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Apr 27, 1988 @ New York Yankees Win 3 - 1 (11)
Thu, Apr 28, 1988 @ New York Yankees Win 6 - 3
Fri, Apr 29, 1988 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 7 - 2
Sat, Apr 30, 1988 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 4
Sun, May 1, 1988 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 6 - 10
Mon, May 2, 1988 @ Boston Red Sox Win 2 - 0
Tue, May 3, 1988 @ Boston Red Sox Win 9 - 3
Wed, May 4, 1988 vs New York Yankees Loss 3 - 4
Thu, May 5, 1988 vs New York Yankees Loss 3 - 5
Fri, May 6, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 0 - 4
Sat, May 7, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 4
Sun, May 8, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 6 (10)
Mon, May 9, 1988 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 0 - 2
Tue, May 10, 1988 vs Boston Red Sox Win 7 - 2
Fri, May 13, 1988 @ Texas Rangers Loss 1 - 2
Sat, May 14, 1988 @ Texas Rangers Loss 3 - 6
Sun, May 15, 1988 @ Texas Rangers Win 5 - 4
Mon, May 16, 1988 @ Texas Rangers Win 7 - 6
Tue, May 17, 1988 @ Minnesota Twins Loss 5 - 6
Wed, May 18, 1988 @ Minnesota Twins Win 8 - 2
Thu, May 19, 1988 @ Minnesota Twins Win 14 - 1
Fri, May 20, 1988 vs Cleveland Indians Win 4 - 3
Sat, May 21, 1988 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 5 - 9
Sun, May 22, 1988 vs Cleveland Indians Loss 7 - 8 (10)
Mon, May 23, 1988 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 5 - 7
Tue, May 24, 1988 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 5 - 6
Wed, May 25, 1988 vs Minnesota Twins Loss 2 - 4
Fri, May 27, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Loss 2 - 3
Sat, May 28, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Win 8 - 6
Sun, May 29, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Win 12 - 1
Mon, May 30, 1988 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 1 - 4
Tue, May 31, 1988 @ Cleveland Indians Win 6 - 3 (10)
Wed, Jun 1, 1988 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 4 - 5
Thu, Jun 2, 1988 vs Seattle Mariners Win 3 - 0
Fri, Jun 3, 1988 vs Seattle Mariners Win 3 - 1
Sat, Jun 4, 1988 vs Seattle Mariners Win 4 - 3
Sun, Jun 5, 1988 vs Seattle Mariners Win 7 - 3
Mon, Jun 6, 1988 vs Oakland Athletics Win 2 - 0
Tue, Jun 7, 1988 vs Oakland Athletics Win 6 - 0
Wed, Jun 8, 1988 vs Oakland Athletics Win 5 - 4
Fri, Jun 10, 1988 @ California Angels Loss 0 - 1
Sat, Jun 11, 1988 @ California Angels Win 7 - 0
Sun, Jun 12, 1988 @ California Angels Win 6 - 4
Mon, Jun 13, 1988 @ California Angels Win 5 - 3
Tue, Jun 14, 1988 @ Oakland Athletics Win 2 - 1
Wed, Jun 15, 1988 @ Oakland Athletics Win 2 - 0
Thu, Jun 16, 1988 @ Oakland Athletics Win 9 - 5
Fri, Jun 17, 1988 vs California Angels Loss 7 - 9
Sat, Jun 18, 1988 vs California Angels Loss 3 - 6
Sun, Jun 19, 1988 vs California Angels Loss 0 - 5
Mon, Jun 20, 1988 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 5
Tue, Jun 21, 1988 @ Chicago White Sox Win 6 - 2
Wed, Jun 22, 1988 @ Chicago White Sox Loss 4 - 5
Fri, Jun 24, 1988 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 0 - 7
Sat, Jun 25, 1988 @ Seattle Mariners Win 7 - 3
Sun, Jun 26, 1988 @ Seattle Mariners Loss 0 - 8
Mon, Jun 27, 1988 vs Chicago White Sox Win 2 - 1
Tue, Jun 28, 1988 vs Chicago White Sox Loss 3 - 4
Wed, Jun 29, 1988 vs Chicago White Sox Win 9 - 8
Fri, Jul 1, 1988 vs Boston Red Sox Win 8 - 7
Sat, Jul 2, 1988 vs Boston Red Sox Win 3 - 1
Sun, Jul 3, 1988 vs Boston Red Sox Win 3 - 2
Mon, Jul 4, 1988 vs Boston Red Sox Loss 2 - 9
Tue, Jul 5, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 3
Wed, Jul 6, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Loss 2 - 4
Thu, Jul 7, 1988 vs Milwaukee Brewers Win 7 - 3
Fri, Jul 8, 1988 @ New York Yankees Win 4 - 0
Sat, Jul 9, 1988 @ New York Yankees Loss 3 - 5
Sun, Jul 10, 1988 @ New York Yankees Win 5 - 3
Fri, Jul 15, 1988 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 1 - 3
Fri, Jul 15, 1988 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 4 - 7
Sat, Jul 16, 1988 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 6 - 7
Sun, Jul 17, 1988 @ Boston Red Sox Loss 8 - 10
Mon, Jul 18, 1988 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 6
Tue, Jul 19, 1988 @ Milwaukee Brewers Loss 1 - 3
Wed, Jul 20, 1988 @ Milwaukee Brewers Win 4 - 0 (13)
Thu, Jul 21, 1988 vs New York Yankees Win 6 - 5
Fri, Jul 22, 1988 vs New York Yankees Loss 8 - 9
Sat, Jul 23, 1988 vs New York Yankees Win 6 - 5
Sun, Jul 24, 1988 vs New York Yankees Loss 8 - 10
Tue, Jul 26, 1988 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 2 (10)
Wed, Jul 27, 1988 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 3
Thu, Jul 28, 1988 @ Detroit Tigers Loss 1 - 7
Fri, Jul 29, 1988 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 6 - 2
Sat, Jul 30, 1988 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 8 - 7
Sun, Jul 31, 1988 @ Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 1
Mon, Aug 1, 1988 vs Detroit Tigers Win 5 - 3
Tue, Aug 2, 1988 vs Detroit Tigers Loss 0 - 1
Wed, Aug 3, 1988 vs Detroit Tigers Win 2 - 1
Fri, Aug 5, 1988 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 6 - 7
Sat, Aug 6, 1988 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 11 - 1
Sun, Aug 7, 1988 @ Toronto Blue Jays Win 5 - 1
Mon, Aug 8, 1988 @ Toronto Blue Jays Loss 1 - 5
Tue, Aug 9, 1988 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 5 - 4
Wed, Aug 10, 1988 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 4 - 3
Thu, Aug 11, 1988 vs Baltimore Orioles Win 6 - 5 (12)
Fri, Aug 12, 1988 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 2 - 3
Sat, Aug 13, 1988 vs Toronto Blue Jays Loss 0 - 2
Sun, Aug 14, 1988 vs Toronto Blue Jays Win 6 - 0
Mon, Aug 15, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Win 12 - 3
Tue, Aug 16, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Loss 4 - 5
Wed, Aug 17, 1988 vs Texas Rangers Win 9 - 6
Fri, Aug 19, 1988 @ Cleveland Indians Loss 2 - 4
Sat, Aug 20, 1988 @ Cleveland Indians Win 4 - 2