1989 Kansas City Royals Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 92-70
Finished 2nd in the AL's West Division
Attendance: 2,475,368, Avg. 30,942
Ballpark: Royals Stadium
Manager: John Wathan (92-70)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
1989 Kansas City Royals Statistics
1989 Kansas City Royals Roster

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the 1989 season with a record of 92 wins and 70 losses, finishing second in the AL's West Division.

The Royals scored 690 runs and yielded 635 runs. Bo Jackson walloped 32 home runs for Kansas City, while Danny Tartabull swatted 20 or more also. Bo Jackson drove in 105 runs. Jim Eisenreich paced batters with significant playing time by connecting at a .293 clip. Bret Saberhagen earned 23 wins on the mound for the squad, and Mark Gubicza and Tom Gordon added 15 or more victories also Bret Saberhagen registered a 2.16 earned run average, best among regularly-used pitchers.

John Wathan coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 690
Regular Season Runs Against: 635

Date Game Res Home Road Record
April 3, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 0-1 0-0 0-1
April 5, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 1 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 1-1 0-0 1-1
April 6, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 2-1 0-0 2-1
April 7, 1989 Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 3-1 0-0 3-1
April 8, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 4-1 0-0 4-1
April 9, 1989 Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 6 L 4-2 0-0 4-2
April 10, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 5-2 0-0 5-2
April 11, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 6-2 0-0 6-2
April 12, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 5 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 6-3 0-0 6-3
April 14, 1989 Kansas City Royals 0 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 L 6-3 0-1 6-4
April 15, 1989 Kansas City Royals 10 at Toronto Blue Jays 5 W 6-3 1-1 7-4
April 16, 1989 Kansas City Royals 8 at Toronto Blue Jays 15 L 6-3 1-2 7-5
April 18, 1989 Kansas City Royals 7 at Baltimore Orioles 4 W 6-3 2-2 8-5
April 19, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at Baltimore Orioles 6 L 6-3 2-3 8-6
April 20, 1989 Kansas City Royals 0 at Baltimore Orioles 2 L 6-3 2-4 8-7
April 21, 1989 Kansas City Royals 7 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 6-3 3-4 9-7
April 22, 1989 Kansas City Royals 7 at Boston Red Sox 3 W 6-3 4-4 10-7
April 23, 1989 Kansas City Royals 10 at Boston Red Sox 0 W 6-3 5-4 11-7
April 25, 1989 New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 7-3 5-4 12-7
April 26, 1989 New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 8-3 5-4 13-7
April 27, 1989 New York Yankees 3 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 8-4 5-4 13-8
April 28, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 1 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 9-4 5-4 14-8
April 29, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 10-4 5-4 15-8
April 30, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 0 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 11-4 5-4 16-8
May 2, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at New York Yankees 3 W 11-4 6-4 17-8
May 3, 1989 Kansas City Royals 2 at Cleveland Indians 6 L 11-4 6-5 17-9
May 4, 1989 Kansas City Royals 1 at Cleveland Indians 3 L 11-4 6-6 17-10
May 5, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at Milwaukee Brewers 4 W 11-4 7-6 18-10
May 6, 1989 Kansas City Royals 0 at Milwaukee Brewers 1 L 11-4 7-7 18-11
May 7, 1989 Kansas City Royals 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 8 L 11-4 7-8 18-12
May 9, 1989 Cleveland Indians 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 12-4 7-8 19-12
May 10, 1989 Cleveland Indians 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 13-4 7-8 20-12
May 11, 1989 Texas Rangers 6 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 13-5 7-8 20-13
May 12, 1989 Texas Rangers 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 14-5 7-8 21-13
May 13, 1989 Texas Rangers 1 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 15-5 7-8 22-13
May 14, 1989 Texas Rangers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 16-5 7-8 23-13
May 15, 1989 Kansas City Royals 4 at Minnesota Twins 3 W 16-5 8-8 24-13
May 16, 1989 Kansas City Royals 8 at Minnesota Twins 1 W 16-5 9-8 25-13
May 17, 1989 Kansas City Royals 3 at Minnesota Twins 4 L 16-5 9-9 25-14
May 19, 1989 Kansas City Royals 0 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 16-5 9-10 25-15
May 20, 1989 Kansas City Royals 1 at Detroit Tigers 2 L 16-5 9-11 25-16
May 21, 1989 Kansas City Royals 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 16-5 9-12 25-17
May 22, 1989 Kansas City Royals 1 at Texas Rangers 4 L 16-5 9-13 25-18
May 23, 1989 Kansas City Royals 8 at Texas Rangers 10 L 16-5 9-14 25-19
May 24, 1989 Kansas City Royals 6 at Texas Rangers 4 W 16-5 10-14 26-19
May 26, 1989 Detroit Tigers 3 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 17-5 10-14 27-19
May 27, 1989 Detroit Tigers 1 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 18-5 10-14 28-19
May 28, 1989 Detroit Tigers 5 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 19-5 10-14 29-19
May 29, 1989 Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 20-5 10-14 30-19
May 30, 1989 Minnesota Twins 7 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 20-6 10-14 30-20
May 31, 1989 Minnesota Twins 7 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 20-7 10-14 30-21
June 2, 1989 Kansas City Royals 4 at California Angels 0 W 20-7 11-14 31-21
June 3, 1989 Kansas City Royals 3 at California Angels 4 L 20-7 11-15 31-22
June 4, 1989 Kansas City Royals 1 at California Angels 5 L 20-7 11-16 31-23
June 5, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at Seattle Mariners 3 W 20-7 12-16 32-23
June 6, 1989 Kansas City Royals 2 at Seattle Mariners 5 L 20-7 12-17 32-24
June 7, 1989 Kansas City Royals 9 at Seattle Mariners 6 W 20-7 13-17 33-24
June 9, 1989 California Angels 1 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 21-7 13-17 34-24
June 10, 1989 California Angels 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 22-7 13-17 35-24
June 11, 1989 California Angels 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 23-7 13-17 36-24
June 12, 1989 Oakland Athletics 1 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 24-7 13-17 37-24
June 13, 1989 Oakland Athletics 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 25-7 13-17 38-24
June 14, 1989 Oakland Athletics 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 25-8 13-17 38-25
June 15, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 25-8 14-17 39-25
June 16, 1989 Kansas City Royals 0 at Cleveland Indians 1 L 25-8 14-18 39-26
June 17, 1989 Kansas City Royals 3 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 25-8 14-19 39-27
June 18, 1989 Kansas City Royals 1 at Cleveland Indians 4 L 25-8 14-20 39-28
June 20, 1989 Kansas City Royals 8 at Milwaukee Brewers 2 W 25-8 15-20 40-28
June 21, 1989 Kansas City Royals 6 at Milwaukee Brewers 0 W 25-8 16-20 41-28
June 22, 1989 Kansas City Royals 2 at Milwaukee Brewers 3 L 25-8 16-21 41-29
June 23, 1989 New York Yankees 0 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 26-8 16-21 42-29
June 24, 1989 New York Yankees 12 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 26-9 16-21 42-30
June 25, 1989 New York Yankees 5 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 26-10 16-21 42-31
June 27, 1989 Seattle Mariners 8 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 26-11 16-21 42-32
June 28, 1989 Seattle Mariners 7 at Kansas City Royals 12 W 27-11 16-21 43-32
June 29, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at Chicago White Sox 12 L 27-11 16-22 43-33
June 30, 1989 Kansas City Royals 6 at Chicago White Sox 3 W 27-11 17-22 44-33
July 1, 1989 Kansas City Royals 4 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 27-11 17-23 44-34
July 2, 1989 Kansas City Royals 3 at Chicago White Sox 7 L 27-11 17-24 44-35
July 3, 1989 Kansas City Royals 0 at Oakland Athletics 1 L 27-11 17-25 44-36
July 4, 1989 Kansas City Royals 10 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 27-11 18-25 45-36
July 5, 1989 Kansas City Royals 12 at Oakland Athletics 9 W 27-11 19-25 46-36
July 6, 1989 Kansas City Royals 1 at Oakland Athletics 3 L 27-11 19-26 46-37
July 7, 1989 Chicago White Sox 2 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 28-11 19-26 47-37
July 8, 1989 Chicago White Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 29-11 19-26 48-37
July 9, 1989 Chicago White Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 30-11 19-26 49-37
July 13, 1989 Kansas City Royals 0 at New York Yankees 6 L 30-11 19-27 49-38
July 14, 1989 Kansas City Royals 7 at New York Yankees 9 L 30-11 19-28 49-39
July 14, 1989 Kansas City Royals 14 at New York Yankees 5 W 30-11 20-28 50-39
July 15, 1989 Kansas City Royals 7 at New York Yankees 1 W 30-11 21-28 51-39
July 16, 1989 Kansas City Royals 1 at New York Yankees 10 L 30-11 21-29 51-40
July 17, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 31-11 21-29 52-40
July 18, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 4 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 32-11 21-29 53-40
July 19, 1989 Milwaukee Brewers 7 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 32-12 21-29 53-41
July 20, 1989 Cleveland Indians 4 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 32-13 21-29 53-42
July 21, 1989 Cleveland Indians 1 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 33-13 21-29 54-42
July 22, 1989 Cleveland Indians 1 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 33-14 21-29 54-43
July 23, 1989 Cleveland Indians 17 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 33-15 21-29 54-44
July 25, 1989 Kansas City Royals 0 at Boston Red Sox 10 L 33-15 21-30 54-45
July 26, 1989 Kansas City Royals 7 at Boston Red Sox 4 W 33-15 22-30 55-45
July 27, 1989 Kansas City Royals 2 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 33-15 22-31 55-46
July 28, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 33-16 22-31 55-47
July 29, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 34-16 22-31 56-47
July 30, 1989 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 35-16 22-31 57-47
August 1, 1989 Kansas City Royals 2 at Toronto Blue Jays 1 W 35-16 23-31 58-47
August 2, 1989 Kansas City Royals 0 at Toronto Blue Jays 8 L 35-16 23-32 58-48
August 3, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at Toronto Blue Jays 0 W 35-16 24-32 59-48
August 4, 1989 Kansas City Royals 1 at Minnesota Twins 5 L 35-16 24-33 59-49
August 5, 1989 Kansas City Royals 4 at Minnesota Twins 6 L 35-16 24-34 59-50
August 6, 1989 Kansas City Royals 3 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 35-16 25-34 60-50
August 7, 1989 Boston Red Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 36-16 25-34 61-50
August 8, 1989 Boston Red Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 37-16 25-34 62-50
August 9, 1989 Boston Red Sox 6 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 37-17 25-34 62-51
August 11, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 2 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 38-17 25-34 63-51
August 12, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 2 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 38-18 25-34 63-52
August 13, 1989 Toronto Blue Jays 3 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 39-18 25-34 64-52
August 14, 1989 Kansas City Royals 3 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 39-18 25-35 64-53
August 15, 1989 Kansas City Royals 10 at Chicago White Sox 6 W 39-18 26-35 65-53
August 16, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at Chicago White Sox 4 W 39-18 27-35 66-53
August 17, 1989 Kansas City Royals 4 at Seattle Mariners 2 W 39-18 28-35 67-53
August 18, 1989 Kansas City Royals 3 at Seattle Mariners 1 W 39-18 29-35 68-53
August 19, 1989 Kansas City Royals 13 at Seattle Mariners 5 W 39-18 30-35 69-53
August 20, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at Seattle Mariners 4 W 39-18 31-35 70-53
August 21, 1989 California Angels 2 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 40-18 31-35 71-53
August 22, 1989 California Angels 2 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 41-18 31-35 72-53
August 23, 1989 California Angels 4 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 42-18 31-35 73-53
August 24, 1989 California Angels 5 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 42-19 31-35 73-54
August 25, 1989 Oakland Athletics 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 43-19 31-35 74-54
August 26, 1989 Oakland Athletics 0 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 44-19 31-35 75-54
August 27, 1989 Oakland Athletics 6 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 44-20 31-35 75-55
August 29, 1989 Detroit Tigers 8 at Kansas City Royals 12 W 45-20 31-35 76-55
August 30, 1989 Detroit Tigers 1 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 46-20 31-35 77-55
August 31, 1989 Detroit Tigers 0 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 47-20 31-35 78-55
September 1, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at Texas Rangers 3 W 47-20 32-35 79-55
September 2, 1989 Kansas City Royals 3 at Texas Rangers 6 L 47-20 32-36 79-56
September 3, 1989 Kansas City Royals 13 at Texas Rangers 2 W 47-20 33-36 80-56
September 4, 1989 Kansas City Royals 1 at Detroit Tigers 5 L 47-20 33-37 80-57
September 5, 1989 Kansas City Royals 2 at Detroit Tigers 10 L 47-20 33-38 80-58
September 6, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at Detroit Tigers 11 L 47-20 33-39 80-59
September 8, 1989 Minnesota Twins 0 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 48-20 33-39 81-59
September 9, 1989 Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 49-20 33-39 82-59
September 10, 1989 Minnesota Twins 8 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 49-21 33-39 82-60
September 11, 1989 Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 50-21 33-39 83-60
September 12, 1989 Texas Rangers 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 51-21 33-39 84-60
September 13, 1989 Texas Rangers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 52-21 33-39 85-60
September 14, 1989 Texas Rangers 10 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 52-22 33-39 85-61
September 15, 1989 Kansas City Royals 2 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 52-22 33-40 85-62
September 16, 1989 Kansas City Royals 5 at Baltimore Orioles 7 L 52-22 33-41 85-63
September 17, 1989 Kansas City Royals 7 at Baltimore Orioles 0 W 52-22 34-41 86-63
September 18, 1989 Chicago White Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 52-23 34-41 86-64
September 19, 1989 Chicago White Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 53-23 34-41 87-64
September 20, 1989 Chicago White Sox 7 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 53-24 34-41 87-65
September 22, 1989 Seattle Mariners 2 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 53-25 34-41 87-66
September 22, 1989 Seattle Mariners 2 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 54-25 34-41 88-66
September 23, 1989 Seattle Mariners 8 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 54-26 34-41 88-67
September 24, 1989 Seattle Mariners 1 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 55-26 34-41 89-67
September 26, 1989 Kansas City Royals 4 at California Angels 0 W 55-26 35-41 90-67
September 27, 1989 Kansas City Royals 8 at California Angels 3 W 55-26 36-41 91-67
September 28, 1989 Kansas City Royals 0 at California Angels 2 L 55-26 36-42 91-68
September 29, 1989 Kansas City Royals 3 at Oakland Athletics 4 L 55-26 36-43 91-69
September 30, 1989 Kansas City Royals 6 at Oakland Athletics 1 W 55-26 37-43 92-69
October 1, 1989 Kansas City Royals 3 at Oakland Athletics 4 L 55-26 37-44 92-70