2008 Kansas City Royals Game-by-Game Results

American League (AL)
Team Record: 75-87
Finished 4th in the AL's Central Division
Attendance: 1,578,922, Avg. 19,986
Ballpark: Kauffman Stadium
Manager: Trey Hillman (75-87)
Location: Kansas City, Kansas
2008 Kansas City Royals Statistics
2008 Kansas City Royals Roster

The Kansas City Royals of the American League ended the 2008 season with a record of 75 wins and 87 losses, finishing fourth in the AL's Central Division.

The Royals scored 691 runs and allowed 781 runs. Jose Guillen led Kansas City with 20 home runs, while Alex Gordon and Mark Teahen walloped 20 or more also. Jose Guillen drove in 97 runs. David DeJesus paced all regular hitters by connecting at a .307 clip. Gil Meche topped the team with 14 wins, and Zack Greinke recorded a 3.47 ERA, best among regularly-used pitchers.

Trey Hillman coached the team.

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Regular Season Runs For: 691
Regular Season Runs Against: 781

Date Game Res Home Road Record
March 31, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 0-0 1-0 1-0
April 2, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at Detroit Tigers 0 W 0-0 2-0 2-0
April 3, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at Detroit Tigers 1 W 0-0 3-0 3-0
April 4, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at Minnesota Twins 4 L 0-0 3-1 3-1
April 5, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at Minnesota Twins 6 L 0-0 3-2 3-2
April 6, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at Minnesota Twins 1 W 0-0 4-2 4-2
April 8, 2008 New York Yankees 2 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 1-0 4-2 5-2
April 9, 2008 New York Yankees 0 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 2-0 4-2 6-2
April 10, 2008 New York Yankees 6 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 2-1 4-2 6-3
April 11, 2008 Minnesota Twins 5 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 2-2 4-2 6-4
April 12, 2008 Minnesota Twins 2 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 2-3 4-2 6-5
April 13, 2008 Minnesota Twins 1 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 3-3 4-2 7-5
April 14, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Seattle Mariners 1 W 3-3 5-2 8-5
April 15, 2008 Kansas City Royals 6 at Seattle Mariners 11 L 3-3 5-3 8-6
April 16, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 2 W 3-3 6-3 9-6
April 17, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5 L 3-3 6-4 9-7
April 18, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at Oakland Athletics 13 L 3-3 6-5 9-8
April 19, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Oakland Athletics 6 L 3-3 6-6 9-9
April 20, 2008 Kansas City Royals 1 at Oakland Athletics 7 L 3-3 6-7 9-10
April 22, 2008 Cleveland Indians 15 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 3-4 6-7 9-11
April 24, 2008 Cleveland Indians 9 at Kansas City Royals 6 L 3-5 6-7 9-12
April 24, 2008 Cleveland Indians 2 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 3-6 6-7 9-13
April 25, 2008 Toronto Blue Jays 4 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 4-6 6-7 10-13
April 26, 2008 Toronto Blue Jays 1 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 5-6 6-7 11-13
April 27, 2008 Toronto Blue Jays 5 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 5-7 6-7 11-14
April 29, 2008 Kansas City Royals 9 at Texas Rangers 5 W 5-7 7-7 12-14
April 30, 2008 Kansas City Royals 9 at Texas Rangers 11 L 5-7 7-8 12-15
May 1, 2008 Kansas City Royals 1 at Texas Rangers 2 L 5-7 7-9 12-16
May 3, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at Cleveland Indians 2 W 5-7 8-9 13-16
May 4, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at Cleveland Indians 0 W 5-7 9-9 14-16
May 5, 2008 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 4 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 5-8 9-9 14-17
May 6, 2008 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 5-9 9-9 14-18
May 7, 2008 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 4 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 6-9 9-9 15-18
May 8, 2008 Baltimore Orioles 4 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 6-10 9-9 15-19
May 9, 2008 Baltimore Orioles 7 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 6-11 9-9 15-20
May 10, 2008 Baltimore Orioles 6 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 6-12 9-9 15-21
May 11, 2008 Baltimore Orioles 0 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 7-12 9-9 16-21
May 13, 2008 Detroit Tigers 2 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 8-12 9-9 17-21
May 14, 2008 Detroit Tigers 0 at Kansas City Royals 2 W 9-12 9-9 18-21
May 15, 2008 Detroit Tigers 4 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 10-12 9-9 19-21
May 16, 2008 Kansas City Royals 7 at Florida Marlins 6 W 10-12 10-9 20-21
May 17, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at Florida Marlins 7 L 10-12 10-10 20-22
May 18, 2008 Kansas City Royals 9 at Florida Marlins 3 W 10-12 11-10 21-22
May 19, 2008 Kansas City Royals 0 at Boston Red Sox 7 L 10-12 11-11 21-23
May 20, 2008 Kansas City Royals 1 at Boston Red Sox 2 L 10-12 11-12 21-24
May 21, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at Boston Red Sox 6 L 10-12 11-13 21-25
May 22, 2008 Kansas City Royals 8 at Boston Red Sox 11 L 10-12 11-14 21-26
May 23, 2008 Kansas City Royals 1 at Toronto Blue Jays 7 L 10-12 11-15 21-27
May 24, 2008 Kansas City Royals 0 at Toronto Blue Jays 6 L 10-12 11-16 21-28
May 25, 2008 Kansas City Royals 1 at Toronto Blue Jays 3 L 10-12 11-17 21-29
May 26, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at Toronto Blue Jays 7 L 10-12 11-18 21-30
May 27, 2008 Minnesota Twins 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 10-13 11-18 21-31
May 28, 2008 Minnesota Twins 9 at Kansas City Royals 8 L 10-14 11-18 21-32
May 29, 2008 Minnesota Twins 5 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 10-15 11-18 21-33
May 30, 2008 Cleveland Indians 5 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 10-16 11-18 21-34
May 31, 2008 Cleveland Indians 2 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 11-16 11-18 22-34
June 1, 2008 Cleveland Indians 1 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 12-16 11-18 23-34
June 3, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Chicago White Sox 9 L 12-16 11-19 23-35
June 4, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 12-16 11-20 23-36
June 5, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at Chicago White Sox 6 L 12-16 11-21 23-37
June 6, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at New York Yankees 1 W 12-16 12-21 24-37
June 7, 2008 Kansas City Royals 11 at New York Yankees 12 L 12-16 12-22 24-38
June 8, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at New York Yankees 6 L 12-16 12-23 24-39
June 9, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at New York Yankees 2 W 12-16 13-23 25-39
June 10, 2008 Texas Rangers 6 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 12-17 13-23 25-40
June 11, 2008 Texas Rangers 11 at Kansas City Royals 5 L 12-18 13-23 25-41
June 12, 2008 Texas Rangers 5 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 13-18 13-23 26-41
June 13, 2008 Kansas City Royals 0 at Arizona Diamondbacks 1 L 13-18 13-24 26-42
June 14, 2008 Kansas City Royals 12 at Arizona Diamondbacks 3 W 13-18 14-24 27-42
June 15, 2008 Kansas City Royals 8 at Arizona Diamondbacks 3 W 13-18 15-24 28-42
June 17, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 13-18 16-24 29-42
June 18, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at St. Louis Cardinals 2 W 13-18 17-24 30-42
June 19, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at St. Louis Cardinals 1 W 13-18 18-24 31-42
June 20, 2008 San Francisco Giants 9 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 13-19 18-24 31-43
June 21, 2008 San Francisco Giants 3 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 14-19 18-24 32-43
June 22, 2008 San Francisco Giants 10 at Kansas City Royals 11 W 15-19 18-24 33-43
June 23, 2008 Colorado Rockies 4 at Kansas City Royals 8 W 16-19 18-24 34-43
June 24, 2008 Colorado Rockies 3 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 17-19 18-24 35-43
June 25, 2008 Colorado Rockies 2 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 18-19 18-24 36-43
June 27, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 2 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 19-19 18-24 37-43
June 28, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 5 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 19-20 18-24 37-44
June 29, 2008 St. Louis Cardinals 9 at Kansas City Royals 6 L 19-21 18-24 37-45
June 30, 2008 Kansas City Royals 6 at Baltimore Orioles 5 W 19-21 19-24 38-45
July 1, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Baltimore Orioles 7 L 19-21 19-25 38-46
July 2, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at Baltimore Orioles 5 L 19-21 19-26 38-47
July 3, 2008 Kansas City Royals 10 at Baltimore Orioles 7 W 19-21 20-26 39-47
July 4, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at Tampa Bay Rays 11 L 19-21 20-27 39-48
July 5, 2008 Kansas City Royals 0 at Tampa Bay Rays 3 L 19-21 20-28 39-49
July 6, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at Tampa Bay Rays 9 L 19-21 20-29 39-50
July 7, 2008 Kansas City Royals 7 at Tampa Bay Rays 4 W 19-21 21-29 40-50
July 8, 2008 Chicago White Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 7 L 19-22 21-29 40-51
July 9, 2008 Chicago White Sox 7 at Kansas City Royals 6 L 19-23 21-29 40-52
July 10, 2008 Chicago White Sox 1 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 20-23 21-29 41-52
July 11, 2008 Seattle Mariners 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 21-23 21-29 42-52
July 12, 2008 Seattle Mariners 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 22-23 21-29 43-52
July 13, 2008 Seattle Mariners 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 22-24 21-29 43-53
July 18, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Chicago White Sox 9 L 22-24 21-30 43-54
July 19, 2008 Kansas City Royals 9 at Chicago White Sox 1 W 22-24 22-30 44-54
July 20, 2008 Kansas City Royals 8 at Chicago White Sox 7 W 22-24 23-30 45-54
July 21, 2008 Detroit Tigers 19 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 22-25 23-30 45-55
July 22, 2008 Detroit Tigers 7 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 22-26 23-30 45-56
July 23, 2008 Detroit Tigers 7 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 22-27 23-30 45-57
July 24, 2008 Tampa Bay Rays 2 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 23-27 23-30 46-57
July 25, 2008 Tampa Bay Rays 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 23-28 23-30 46-58
July 26, 2008 Tampa Bay Rays 5 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 23-29 23-30 46-59
July 27, 2008 Tampa Bay Rays 1 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 24-29 23-30 47-59
July 28, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at Oakland Athletics 2 W 24-29 24-30 48-59
July 29, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Oakland Athletics 2 W 24-29 25-30 49-59
July 30, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at Oakland Athletics 3 W 24-29 26-30 50-59
August 1, 2008 Chicago White Sox 4 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 24-30 26-30 50-60
August 2, 2008 Chicago White Sox 7 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 25-30 26-30 51-60
August 3, 2008 Chicago White Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 14 W 26-30 26-30 52-60
August 4, 2008 Boston Red Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 4 W 27-30 26-30 53-60
August 5, 2008 Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 27-31 26-30 53-61
August 6, 2008 Boston Red Sox 8 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 27-32 26-30 53-62
August 8, 2008 Minnesota Twins 4 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 27-33 26-30 53-63
August 9, 2008 Minnesota Twins 7 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 27-34 26-30 53-64
August 10, 2008 Minnesota Twins 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 28-34 26-30 54-64
August 12, 2008 Kansas City Royals 0 at Chicago White Sox 9 L 28-34 26-31 54-65
August 13, 2008 Kansas City Royals 0 at Chicago White Sox 4 L 28-34 26-32 54-66
August 14, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at Chicago White Sox 9 L 28-34 26-33 54-67
August 15, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at New York Yankees 3 W 28-34 27-33 55-67
August 16, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at New York Yankees 3 L 28-34 27-34 55-68
August 17, 2008 Kansas City Royals 6 at New York Yankees 15 L 28-34 27-35 55-69
August 19, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at Cleveland Indians 9 L 28-34 27-36 55-70
August 20, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Cleveland Indians 8 L 28-34 27-37 55-71
August 21, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at Cleveland Indians 10 L 28-34 27-38 55-72
August 22, 2008 Detroit Tigers 4 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 28-35 27-38 55-73
August 23, 2008 Detroit Tigers 4 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 28-36 27-38 55-74
August 24, 2008 Detroit Tigers 3 at Kansas City Royals 7 W 29-36 27-38 56-74
August 25, 2008 Texas Rangers 9 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 29-37 27-38 56-75
August 26, 2008 Texas Rangers 2 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 29-38 27-38 56-76
August 27, 2008 Texas Rangers 3 at Kansas City Royals 2 L 29-39 27-38 56-77
August 29, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at Detroit Tigers 6 L 29-39 27-39 56-78
August 30, 2008 Kansas City Royals 13 at Detroit Tigers 3 W 29-39 28-39 57-78
August 31, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at Detroit Tigers 4 L 29-39 28-40 57-79
September 2, 2008 Oakland Athletics 2 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 30-39 28-40 58-79
September 4, 2008 Oakland Athletics 4 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 31-39 28-40 59-79
September 4, 2008 Oakland Athletics 6 at Kansas City Royals 9 W 32-39 28-40 60-79
September 5, 2008 Cleveland Indians 9 at Kansas City Royals 3 L 32-40 28-40 60-80
September 6, 2008 Cleveland Indians 1 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 33-40 28-40 61-80
September 7, 2008 Cleveland Indians 3 at Kansas City Royals 1 L 33-41 28-40 61-81
September 9, 2008 Kansas City Royals 2 at Minnesota Twins 7 L 33-41 28-41 61-82
September 10, 2008 Kansas City Royals 1 at Minnesota Twins 7 L 33-41 28-42 61-83
September 11, 2008 Kansas City Royals 3 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 33-41 29-42 62-83
September 12, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Cleveland Indians 12 L 33-41 29-43 62-84
September 13, 2008 Kansas City Royals 8 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 33-41 30-43 63-84
September 13, 2008 Kansas City Royals 8 at Cleveland Indians 4 W 33-41 31-43 64-84
September 14, 2008 Kansas City Royals 13 at Cleveland Indians 3 W 33-41 32-43 65-84
September 15, 2008 Seattle Mariners 0 at Kansas City Royals 3 W 34-41 32-43 66-84
September 16, 2008 Seattle Mariners 3 at Kansas City Royals 6 W 35-41 32-43 67-84
September 17, 2008 Seattle Mariners 2 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 36-41 32-43 68-84
September 18, 2008 Seattle Mariners 0 at Kansas City Royals 12 W 37-41 32-43 69-84
September 19, 2008 Chicago White Sox 9 at Kansas City Royals 4 L 37-42 32-43 69-85
September 20, 2008 Chicago White Sox 2 at Kansas City Royals 5 W 38-42 32-43 70-85
September 21, 2008 Chicago White Sox 3 at Kansas City Royals 0 L 38-43 32-43 70-86
September 22, 2008 Kansas City Royals 6 at Detroit Tigers 2 W 38-43 33-43 71-86
September 23, 2008 Kansas City Royals 5 at Detroit Tigers 0 W 38-43 34-43 72-86
September 24, 2008 Kansas City Royals 10 at Detroit Tigers 4 W 38-43 35-43 73-86
September 26, 2008 Kansas City Royals 8 at Minnesota Twins 1 W 38-43 36-43 74-86
September 27, 2008 Kansas City Royals 4 at Minnesota Twins 2 W 38-43 37-43 75-86
September 28, 2008 Kansas City Royals 0 at Minnesota Twins 6 L 38-43 37-44 75-87