1984 Kansas City Royals Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 84-78
Finished 1st in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 1,810,018, Avg. 23,507
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Won Division
American League Championship Series - Lost to Detroit Tigers 3-0
Manager: Dick Howser (84-78)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1984 Kansas City Royals Statistics
1984 Kansas City Royals Roster

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the 1984 season with a record of 84 wins and 78 losses, finishing first in the AL's West Division.

The Royals scored 673 runs and yielded 686 runs. Steve Balboni led Kansas City with 28 home runs, while Darryl Motley and Frank White walloped 20 or more as well. Steve Balboni drove in 77 runs. Willie Wilson paced all qualifying hitters on the roster by connecting at a .301 clip. Buddy Black topped the team with 17 wins and a team-best 3.12 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Dick Howser coached the team. The 1984 Kansas City Royals qualified for the playoffs as a division winner.

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Regular Season Runs For: 673
Regular Season Runs Against: 686

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 3, 1984 New York Yankees 2 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 1-0 0-0 1-0
April 4, 1984 New York Yankees 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 5, 1984 New York Yankees 4 at Kansas City Royals 15 W 2-1 0-0 2-1
April 6, 1984 Cleveland Indians 2 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 2-2 0-0 2-2
April 8, 1984 Cleveland Indians 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 3-2 0-0 3-2
April 10, 1984 Kansas City Royals 3 at Baltimore Orioles 6 L 3-2 0-1 3-3
April 11, 1984 Kansas City Royals 5 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 3-2 1-1 4-3
April 13, 1984 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 4-2 1-1 5-3
April 14, 1984 Milwaukee Brewers 8 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 4-3 1-1 5-4
April 15, 1984 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 4-4 1-1 5-5
April 18, 1984 Kansas City Royals 3 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 4-4 1-2 5-6
April 19, 1984 Kansas City Royals 5 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 4-4 2-2 6-6
April 20, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 4-4 3-2 7-6
April 21, 1984 Kansas City Royals 2 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 4-4 3-3 7-7
April 24, 1984 Kansas City Royals 0 at New York Yankees 4 L 4-4 3-4 7-8
April 25, 1984 Baltimore Orioles 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 5-4 3-4 8-8
April 26, 1984 Baltimore Orioles 11 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 5-5 3-4 8-9
April 27, 1984 Toronto Blue Jays 1 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 5-6 3-4 8-10
April 28, 1984 Toronto Blue Jays 6 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 5-7 3-4 8-11
May 1, 1984 Kansas City Royals 3 at Milwaukee Brewers 0 W 5-7 4-4 9-11
May 3, 1984 Kansas City Royals 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 L 5-7 4-5 9-12
May 4, 1984 Kansas City Royals 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 4 L 5-7 4-6 9-13
May 5, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at Toronto Blue Jays 10 L 5-7 4-7 9-14
May 6, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at Toronto Blue Jays 2 L 5-7 4-8 9-15
May 7, 1984 Detroit Tigers 10 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 5-8 4-8 9-16
May 8, 1984 Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 5-9 4-8 9-17
May 9, 1984 Detroit Tigers 3 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 5-10 4-8 9-18
May 11, 1984 Boston Red Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 6-10 4-8 10-18
May 12, 1984 Boston Red Sox 0 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 7-10 4-8 11-18
May 13, 1984 Boston Red Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 8-10 4-8 12-18
May 14, 1984 Kansas City Royals 0 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 8-10 4-9 12-19
May 15, 1984 Kansas City Royals 2 at Chicago White Sox 3 L 8-10 4-10 12-20
May 16, 1984 Kansas City Royals 7 at Chicago White Sox 6 W 8-10 5-10 13-20
May 18, 1984 Texas Rangers 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 8-11 5-10 13-21
May 19, 1984 Texas Rangers 2 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 9-11 5-10 14-21
May 20, 1984 Texas Rangers 3 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 9-12 5-10 14-22
May 21, 1984 Chicago White Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 9-13 5-10 14-23
May 22, 1984 Chicago White Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 10-13 5-10 15-23
May 23, 1984 Chicago White Sox 0 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 11-13 5-10 16-23
May 25, 1984 Kansas City Royals 8 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 11-13 6-10 17-23
May 26, 1984 Kansas City Royals 11 at Boston Red Sox 7 W 11-13 7-10 18-23
May 27, 1984 Kansas City Royals 0 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 11-13 7-11 18-24
May 28, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at Texas Rangers 1 W 11-13 8-11 19-24
May 29, 1984 Kansas City Royals 7 at Texas Rangers 5 W 11-13 9-11 20-24
May 30, 1984 Kansas City Royals 3 at Texas Rangers 7 L 11-13 9-12 20-25
May 31, 1984 Kansas City Royals 2 at Minnesota Twins 7 L 11-13 9-13 20-26
June 1, 1984 Kansas City Royals 7 at Minnesota Twins 1 W 11-13 10-13 21-26
June 2, 1984 Kansas City Royals 7 at Minnesota Twins 6 W 11-13 11-13 22-26
June 3, 1984 Kansas City Royals 5 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 11-13 12-13 23-26
June 4, 1984 Seattle Mariners 7 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 11-14 12-13 23-27
June 5, 1984 Seattle Mariners 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 12-14 12-13 24-27
June 6, 1984 Seattle Mariners 2 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 13-14 12-13 25-27
June 7, 1984 Seattle Mariners 8 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 14-14 12-13 26-27
June 9, 1984 California Angels 4 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 14-15 12-13 26-28
June 10, 1984 California Angels 2 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 14-16 12-13 26-29
June 12, 1984 Kansas City Royals 2 at Seattle Mariners 3 L 14-16 12-14 26-30
June 13, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at Seattle Mariners 4 W 14-16 13-14 27-30
June 14, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at Seattle Mariners 4 L 14-16 13-15 27-31
June 15, 1984 Minnesota Twins 3 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 14-17 13-15 27-32
June 16, 1984 Minnesota Twins 6 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 14-18 13-15 27-33
June 17, 1984 Minnesota Twins 3 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 14-19 13-15 27-34
June 18, 1984 Kansas City Royals 2 at Oakland Athletics 10 L 14-19 13-16 27-35
June 19, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at Oakland Athletics 2 W 14-19 14-16 28-35
June 20, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at Oakland Athletics 8 L 14-19 14-17 28-36
June 22, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at California Angels 8 L 14-19 14-18 28-37
June 23, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at California Angels 5 W 14-19 15-18 29-37
June 24, 1984 Kansas City Royals 3 at California Angels 2 W 14-19 16-18 30-37
June 25, 1984 Oakland Athletics 0 at Kansas City Royals 16 W 15-19 16-18 31-37
June 26, 1984 Oakland Athletics 8 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 15-20 16-18 31-38
June 26, 1984 Oakland Athletics 6 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 15-21 16-18 31-39
June 27, 1984 Oakland Athletics 9 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 15-22 16-18 31-40
June 29, 1984 New York Yankees 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 16-22 16-18 32-40
June 30, 1984 New York Yankees 2 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 17-22 16-18 33-40
July 1, 1984 New York Yankees 0 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 18-22 16-18 34-40
July 2, 1984 Kansas City Royals 9 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 18-22 17-18 35-40
July 2, 1984 Kansas City Royals 4 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 18-22 18-18 36-40
July 3, 1984 Kansas City Royals 3 at Cleveland Indians 15 L 18-22 18-19 36-41
July 4, 1984 Kansas City Royals 4 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 18-22 19-19 37-41
July 6, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 18-22 20-19 38-41
July 7, 1984 Kansas City Royals 2 at Baltimore Orioles 6 L 18-22 20-20 38-42
July 7, 1984 Kansas City Royals 0 at Baltimore Orioles 8 L 18-22 20-21 38-43
July 8, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 18-22 21-21 39-43
July 12, 1984 Kansas City Royals 2 at New York Yankees 5 L 18-22 21-22 39-44
July 13, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at New York Yankees 7 L 18-22 21-23 39-45
July 13, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at New York Yankees 8 L 18-22 21-24 39-46
July 14, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at New York Yankees 4 L 18-22 21-25 39-47
July 15, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at New York Yankees 4 L 18-22 21-26 39-48
July 16, 1984 Cleveland Indians 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 19-22 21-26 40-48
July 17, 1984 Cleveland Indians 9 at Kansas City Royals 7 L 19-23 21-26 40-49
July 17, 1984 Cleveland Indians 6 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 19-24 21-26 40-50
July 18, 1984 Cleveland Indians 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 19-25 21-26 40-51
July 19, 1984 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 20-25 21-26 41-51
July 20, 1984 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 21-25 21-26 42-51
July 21, 1984 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 21-26 21-26 42-52
July 22, 1984 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 22-26 21-26 43-52
July 23, 1984 Toronto Blue Jays 8 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 23-26 21-26 44-52
July 23, 1984 Toronto Blue Jays 2 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 24-26 21-26 45-52
July 24, 1984 Toronto Blue Jays 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 25-26 21-26 46-52
July 25, 1984 Toronto Blue Jays 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 26-26 21-26 47-52
July 27, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 L 26-26 21-27 47-53
July 27, 1984 Kansas City Royals 12 at Milwaukee Brewers 8 W 26-26 22-27 48-53
July 28, 1984 Kansas City Royals 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 L 26-26 22-28 48-54
July 29, 1984 Kansas City Royals 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 1 W 26-26 23-28 49-54
July 30, 1984 Kansas City Royals 7 at Toronto Blue Jays 4 W 26-26 24-28 50-54
July 31, 1984 Kansas City Royals 5 at Toronto Blue Jays 6 L 26-26 24-29 50-55
August 1, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at Toronto Blue Jays 4 L 26-26 24-30 50-56
August 3, 1984 Kansas City Royals 9 at Detroit Tigers 6 W 26-26 25-30 51-56
August 4, 1984 Kansas City Royals 9 at Detroit Tigers 5 W 26-26 26-30 52-56
August 5, 1984 Kansas City Royals 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 26-26 27-30 53-56
August 5, 1984 Kansas City Royals 4 at Detroit Tigers 0 W 26-26 28-30 54-56
August 7, 1984 Milwaukee Brewers 5 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 27-26 28-30 55-56
August 8, 1984 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 27-27 28-30 55-57
August 9, 1984 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 28-27 28-30 56-57
August 10, 1984 Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 28-28 28-30 56-58
August 11, 1984 Detroit Tigers 9 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 28-29 28-30 56-59
August 12, 1984 Detroit Tigers 8 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 28-30 28-30 56-60
August 13, 1984 Boston Red Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 29-30 28-30 57-60
August 14, 1984 Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 29-31 28-30 57-61
August 15, 1984 Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 13 W 30-31 28-30 58-61
August 16, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at Texas Rangers 3 W 30-31 29-30 59-61
August 17, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at Texas Rangers 8 L 30-31 29-31 59-62
August 18, 1984 Kansas City Royals 5 at Texas Rangers 4 W 30-31 30-31 60-62
August 19, 1984 Kansas City Royals 4 at Texas Rangers 6 L 30-31 30-32 60-63
August 20, 1984 Kansas City Royals 8 at Boston Red Sox 5 W 30-31 31-32 61-63
August 21, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at Boston Red Sox 11 L 30-31 31-33 61-64
August 22, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at Boston Red Sox 2 W 30-31 32-33 62-64
August 24, 1984 Chicago White Sox 2 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 31-31 32-33 63-64
August 25, 1984 Chicago White Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 31-32 32-33 63-65
August 26, 1984 Chicago White Sox 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 32-32 32-33 64-65
August 27, 1984 Chicago White Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 33-32 32-33 65-65
August 28, 1984 Texas Rangers 6 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 33-33 32-33 65-66
August 29, 1984 Texas Rangers 1 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 34-33 32-33 66-66
August 30, 1984 Texas Rangers 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 34-34 32-33 66-67
August 31, 1984 Kansas City Royals 3 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 34-34 33-33 67-67
September 1, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 34-34 33-34 67-68
September 2, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 34-34 34-34 68-68
September 3, 1984 Minnesota Twins 4 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 34-35 34-34 68-69
September 4, 1984 Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 35-35 34-34 69-69
September 5, 1984 Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 36-35 34-34 70-69
September 7, 1984 Seattle Mariners 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 37-35 34-34 71-69
September 8, 1984 Seattle Mariners 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 38-35 34-34 72-69
September 9, 1984 Seattle Mariners 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 39-35 34-34 73-69
September 10, 1984 Kansas City Royals 3 at Minnesota Twins 7 L 39-35 34-35 73-70
September 11, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 39-35 34-36 73-71
September 12, 1984 Kansas City Royals 3 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 39-35 35-36 74-71
September 14, 1984 Kansas City Royals 1 at Seattle Mariners 2 L 39-35 35-37 74-72
September 15, 1984 Kansas City Royals 8 at Seattle Mariners 5 W 39-35 36-37 75-72
September 16, 1984 Kansas City Royals 4 at Seattle Mariners 2 W 39-35 37-37 76-72
September 17, 1984 Kansas City Royals 10 at California Angels 1 W 39-35 38-37 77-72
September 18, 1984 Kansas City Royals 10 at California Angels 0 W 39-35 39-37 78-72
September 19, 1984 Kansas City Royals 3 at California Angels 4 L 39-35 39-38 78-73
September 20, 1984 Kansas City Royals 0 at California Angels 2 L 39-35 39-39 78-74
September 21, 1984 Oakland Athletics 4 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 40-35 39-39 79-74
September 22, 1984 Oakland Athletics 2 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 41-35 39-39 80-74
September 23, 1984 Oakland Athletics 5 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 41-36 39-39 80-75
September 24, 1984 California Angels 0 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 42-36 39-39 81-75
September 24, 1984 California Angels 4 at Kansas City Royals 12 W 43-36 39-39 82-75
September 25, 1984 California Angels 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 44-36 39-39 83-75
September 26, 1984 California Angels 2 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 44-37 39-39 83-76
September 28, 1984 Kansas City Royals 6 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 44-37 40-39 84-76
September 29, 1984 Kansas City Royals 2 at Oakland Athletics 6 L 44-37 40-40 84-77
September 30, 1984 Kansas City Royals 2 at Oakland Athletics 8 L 44-37 40-41 84-78
October 2, 1984 Detroit Tigers 8 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
October 3, 1984 Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 0-2 0-0 0-2
October 5, 1984 Kansas City Royals 0 at Detroit Tigers 1 L 0-2 0-1 0-3