1988 Kansas City Royals Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 84-77
Finished 3rd in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 2,349,181, Avg. 29,365
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Manager: John Wathan (84-77)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1988 Kansas City Royals Statistics
1988 Kansas City Royals Roster

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the 1988 season with a record of 84 wins and 77 losses, finishing third in the AL's West Division. John Wathan coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 704
Regular Season Runs Against: 648

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 4, 1988 Toronto Blue Jays 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 6, 1988 Toronto Blue Jays 11 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 0-2 0-0 0-2
April 7, 1988 Toronto Blue Jays 4 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 1-2 0-0 1-2
April 8, 1988 Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 2-2 0-0 2-2
April 9, 1988 Detroit Tigers 11 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 2-3 0-0 2-3
April 10, 1988 Detroit Tigers 1 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 3-3 0-0 3-3
April 12, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 3-3 1-0 4-3
April 13, 1988 Kansas City Royals 9 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 3-3 2-0 5-3
April 14, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at Baltimore Orioles 3 W 3-3 3-0 6-3
April 16, 1988 Kansas City Royals 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 3-3 3-1 6-4
April 17, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 8 L 3-3 3-2 6-5
April 18, 1988 Kansas City Royals 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 3-3 3-3 6-6
April 19, 1988 Kansas City Royals 3 at Toronto Blue Jays 12 L 3-3 3-4 6-7
April 20, 1988 Kansas City Royals 0 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 L 3-3 3-5 6-8
April 22, 1988 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Kansas City Royals 13 W 4-3 3-5 7-8
April 23, 1988 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 5-3 3-5 8-8
April 24, 1988 Baltimore Orioles 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 6-3 3-5 9-8
April 26, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at New York Yankees 5 L 6-3 3-6 9-9
April 27, 1988 Kansas City Royals 3 at New York Yankees 1 W 6-3 4-6 10-9
April 28, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at New York Yankees 3 W 6-3 5-6 11-9
April 29, 1988 Kansas City Royals 7 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 6-3 6-6 12-9
April 30, 1988 Kansas City Royals 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 L 6-3 6-7 12-10
May 1, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at Milwaukee Brewers 10 L 6-3 6-8 12-11
May 2, 1988 Kansas City Royals 2 at Boston Red Sox 0 W 6-3 7-8 13-11
May 3, 1988 Kansas City Royals 9 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 6-3 8-8 14-11
May 4, 1988 New York Yankees 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 6-4 8-8 14-12
May 5, 1988 New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 6-5 8-8 14-13
May 6, 1988 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 6-6 8-8 14-14
May 7, 1988 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 6-7 8-8 14-15
May 8, 1988 Milwaukee Brewers 6 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 6-8 8-8 14-16
May 9, 1988 Boston Red Sox 2 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 6-9 8-8 14-17
May 10, 1988 Boston Red Sox 2 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 7-9 8-8 15-17
May 13, 1988 Kansas City Royals 1 at Texas Rangers 2 L 7-9 8-9 15-18
May 14, 1988 Kansas City Royals 3 at Texas Rangers 6 L 7-9 8-10 15-19
May 15, 1988 Kansas City Royals 5 at Texas Rangers 4 W 7-9 9-10 16-19
May 16, 1988 Kansas City Royals 7 at Texas Rangers 6 W 7-9 10-10 17-19
May 17, 1988 Kansas City Royals 5 at Minnesota Twins 6 L 7-9 10-11 17-20
May 18, 1988 Kansas City Royals 8 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 7-9 11-11 18-20
May 19, 1988 Kansas City Royals 14 at Minnesota Twins 1 W 7-9 12-11 19-20
May 20, 1988 Cleveland Indians 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 8-9 12-11 20-20
May 21, 1988 Cleveland Indians 9 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 8-10 12-11 20-21
May 22, 1988 Cleveland Indians 8 at Kansas City Royals 7 L 8-11 12-11 20-22
May 23, 1988 Minnesota Twins 7 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 8-12 12-11 20-23
May 24, 1988 Minnesota Twins 6 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 8-13 12-11 20-24
May 25, 1988 Minnesota Twins 4 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 8-14 12-11 20-25
May 27, 1988 Texas Rangers 3 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 8-15 12-11 20-26
May 28, 1988 Texas Rangers 6 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 9-15 12-11 21-26
May 29, 1988 Texas Rangers 1 at Kansas City Royals 12 W 10-15 12-11 22-26
May 30, 1988 Kansas City Royals 1 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 10-15 12-12 22-27
May 31, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 10-15 13-12 23-27
June 1, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at Cleveland Indians 5 L 10-15 13-13 23-28
June 2, 1988 Seattle Mariners 0 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 11-15 13-13 24-28
June 3, 1988 Seattle Mariners 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 12-15 13-13 25-28
June 4, 1988 Seattle Mariners 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 13-15 13-13 26-28
June 5, 1988 Seattle Mariners 3 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 14-15 13-13 27-28
June 6, 1988 Oakland Athletics 0 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 15-15 13-13 28-28
June 7, 1988 Oakland Athletics 0 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 16-15 13-13 29-28
June 8, 1988 Oakland Athletics 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 17-15 13-13 30-28
June 10, 1988 Kansas City Royals 0 at California Angels 1 L 17-15 13-14 30-29
June 11, 1988 Kansas City Royals 7 at California Angels 0 W 17-15 14-14 31-29
June 12, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at California Angels 4 W 17-15 15-14 32-29
June 13, 1988 Kansas City Royals 5 at California Angels 3 W 17-15 16-14 33-29
June 14, 1988 Kansas City Royals 2 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 17-15 17-14 34-29
June 15, 1988 Kansas City Royals 2 at Oakland Athletics 0 W 17-15 18-14 35-29
June 16, 1988 Kansas City Royals 9 at Oakland Athletics 5 W 17-15 19-14 36-29
June 17, 1988 California Angels 9 at Kansas City Royals 7 L 17-16 19-14 36-30
June 18, 1988 California Angels 6 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 17-17 19-14 36-31
June 19, 1988 California Angels 5 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 17-18 19-14 36-32
June 20, 1988 Kansas City Royals 3 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 17-18 19-15 36-33
June 21, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 17-18 20-15 37-33
June 22, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at Chicago White Sox 5 L 17-18 20-16 37-34
June 24, 1988 Kansas City Royals 0 at Seattle Mariners 7 L 17-18 20-17 37-35
June 25, 1988 Kansas City Royals 7 at Seattle Mariners 3 W 17-18 21-17 38-35
June 26, 1988 Kansas City Royals 0 at Seattle Mariners 8 L 17-18 21-18 38-36
June 27, 1988 Chicago White Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 18-18 21-18 39-36
June 28, 1988 Chicago White Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 18-19 21-18 39-37
June 29, 1988 Chicago White Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 19-19 21-18 40-37
July 1, 1988 Boston Red Sox 7 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 20-19 21-18 41-37
July 2, 1988 Boston Red Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 21-19 21-18 42-37
July 3, 1988 Boston Red Sox 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 22-19 21-18 43-37
July 4, 1988 Boston Red Sox 9 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 22-20 21-18 43-38
July 5, 1988 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 22-21 21-18 43-39
July 6, 1988 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 22-22 21-18 43-40
July 7, 1988 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 23-22 21-18 44-40
July 8, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at New York Yankees 0 W 23-22 22-18 45-40
July 9, 1988 Kansas City Royals 3 at New York Yankees 5 L 23-22 22-19 45-41
July 10, 1988 Kansas City Royals 5 at New York Yankees 3 W 23-22 23-19 46-41
July 15, 1988 Kansas City Royals 1 at Boston Red Sox 3 L 23-22 23-20 46-42
July 15, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 23-22 23-21 46-43
July 16, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 23-22 23-22 46-44
July 17, 1988 Kansas City Royals 8 at Boston Red Sox 10 L 23-22 23-23 46-45
July 18, 1988 Kansas City Royals 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 6 L 23-22 23-24 46-46
July 19, 1988 Kansas City Royals 1 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 L 23-22 23-25 46-47
July 20, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at Milwaukee Brewers 0 W 23-22 24-25 47-47
July 21, 1988 New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 24-22 24-25 48-47
July 22, 1988 New York Yankees 9 at Kansas City Royals 8 L 24-23 24-25 48-48
July 23, 1988 New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 25-23 24-25 49-48
July 24, 1988 New York Yankees 10 at Kansas City Royals 8 L 25-24 24-25 49-49
July 26, 1988 Kansas City Royals 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 25-24 24-26 49-50
July 27, 1988 Kansas City Royals 1 at Detroit Tigers 3 L 25-24 24-27 49-51
July 28, 1988 Kansas City Royals 1 at Detroit Tigers 7 L 25-24 24-28 49-52
July 29, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at Baltimore Orioles 2 W 25-24 25-28 50-52
July 30, 1988 Kansas City Royals 8 at Baltimore Orioles 7 W 25-24 26-28 51-52
July 31, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at Baltimore Orioles 1 W 25-24 27-28 52-52
August 1, 1988 Detroit Tigers 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 26-24 27-28 53-52
August 2, 1988 Detroit Tigers 1 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 26-25 27-28 53-53
August 3, 1988 Detroit Tigers 1 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 27-25 27-28 54-53
August 5, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at Toronto Blue Jays 7 L 27-25 27-29 54-54
August 6, 1988 Kansas City Royals 11 at Toronto Blue Jays 1 W 27-25 28-29 55-54
August 7, 1988 Kansas City Royals 5 at Toronto Blue Jays 1 W 27-25 29-29 56-54
August 8, 1988 Kansas City Royals 1 at Toronto Blue Jays 5 L 27-25 29-30 56-55
August 9, 1988 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 28-25 29-30 57-55
August 10, 1988 Baltimore Orioles 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 29-25 29-30 58-55
August 11, 1988 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 30-25 29-30 59-55
August 12, 1988 Toronto Blue Jays 3 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 30-26 29-30 59-56
August 13, 1988 Toronto Blue Jays 2 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 30-27 29-30 59-57
August 14, 1988 Toronto Blue Jays 0 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 31-27 29-30 60-57
August 15, 1988 Texas Rangers 3 at Kansas City Royals 12 W 32-27 29-30 61-57
August 16, 1988 Texas Rangers 5 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 32-28 29-30 61-58
August 17, 1988 Texas Rangers 6 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 33-28 29-30 62-58
August 19, 1988 Kansas City Royals 2 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 33-28 29-31 62-59
August 20, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 33-28 30-31 63-59
August 21, 1988 Kansas City Royals 3 at Cleveland Indians 1 W 33-28 31-31 64-59
August 22, 1988 Kansas City Royals 5 at Texas Rangers 9 L 33-28 31-32 64-60
August 23, 1988 Kansas City Royals 11 at Texas Rangers 7 W 33-28 32-32 65-60
August 24, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at Texas Rangers 7 L 33-28 32-33 65-61
August 26, 1988 Minnesota Twins 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 34-28 32-33 66-61
August 27, 1988 Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 35-28 32-33 67-61
August 28, 1988 Minnesota Twins 3 at Kansas City Royals 12 W 36-28 32-33 68-61
August 29, 1988 Cleveland Indians 3 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 37-28 32-33 69-61
August 30, 1988 Cleveland Indians 4 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 37-29 32-33 69-62
August 31, 1988 Cleveland Indians 0 at Kansas City Royals 1 W 38-29 32-33 70-62
September 1, 1988 Kansas City Royals 5 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 38-29 33-33 71-62
September 2, 1988 Kansas City Royals 3 at Minnesota Twins 6 L 38-29 33-34 71-63
September 3, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at Minnesota Twins 8 L 38-29 33-35 71-64
September 4, 1988 Kansas City Royals 3 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 38-29 34-35 72-64
September 5, 1988 California Angels 4 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 38-30 34-35 72-65
September 6, 1988 California Angels 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 39-30 34-35 73-65
September 7, 1988 California Angels 2 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 40-30 34-35 74-65
September 8, 1988 Oakland Athletics 5 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 40-31 34-35 74-66
September 9, 1988 Oakland Athletics 14 at Kansas City Royals 6 L 40-32 34-35 74-67
September 10, 1988 Oakland Athletics 4 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 41-32 34-35 75-67
September 11, 1988 Oakland Athletics 8 at Kansas City Royals 7 L 41-33 34-35 75-68
September 13, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at California Angels 3 W 41-33 35-35 76-68
September 14, 1988 Kansas City Royals 4 at California Angels 2 W 41-33 36-35 77-68
September 15, 1988 Kansas City Royals 2 at California Angels 1 W 41-33 37-35 78-68
September 16, 1988 Kansas City Royals 3 at Oakland Athletics 0 W 41-33 38-35 79-68
September 17, 1988 Kansas City Royals 2 at Oakland Athletics 3 L 41-33 38-36 79-69
September 18, 1988 Kansas City Royals 2 at Oakland Athletics 3 L 41-33 38-37 79-70
September 19, 1988 Kansas City Royals 0 at Seattle Mariners 4 L 41-33 38-38 79-71
September 20, 1988 Kansas City Royals 10 at Seattle Mariners 11 L 41-33 38-39 79-72
September 21, 1988 Kansas City Royals 5 at Seattle Mariners 4 W 41-33 39-39 80-72
September 23, 1988 Kansas City Royals 0 at Chicago White Sox 2 L 41-33 39-40 80-73
September 24, 1988 Kansas City Royals 6 at Chicago White Sox 2 W 41-33 40-40 81-73
September 25, 1988 Kansas City Royals 5 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 41-33 40-41 81-74
September 26, 1988 Seattle Mariners 0 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 42-33 40-41 82-74
September 27, 1988 Seattle Mariners 10 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 42-34 40-41 82-75
September 29, 1988 Chicago White Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 43-34 40-41 83-75
September 30, 1988 Chicago White Sox 2 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 44-34 40-41 84-75
October 1, 1988 Chicago White Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 44-35 40-41 84-76
October 2, 1988 Chicago White Sox 5 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 44-36 40-41 84-77