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55* KEVIN APPIER (Franchise player #0272 - 1989-04)

All-Star

Position: P

Kevin Appier

Robert Kevin Appier
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 195 lb.

Born: December 6, 1967 in Lancaster, CA

Acquired: June 2, 1987: Drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the 1st round (9th pick) of the 1987 amateur draft
Departed:
July 31, 1999: Traded by the Kansas City Royals to the Oakland Athletics for Jeff D'Amico, Brad Rigby and Blake Stein

Re-acquired: August 6, 2003: Signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals
Departed: November 17, 2005: Released by the Kansas City Royals

MLB Debut: June 4, 1989
Final MLB Game: April 23, 2004
Royals Debut: June 4, 1989
Final Royals Game:
April 23, 2004
 
Awards and Achievements (while with the Royals)
Royals Pitcher of the Month: July 1990, August 1990, September 1991, April 1992, July 1992, June 1993, August 1993, September 1993, May 1995, June 1995, June 1996, September 1996, April 1997, May 1997, May 1999
Royals Pitcher of the Year: 1992, 1993, 1995
AL All-Star: 1995
AL ERA Leader: 1993
 
Statistics with the Royals
Year W L G GS CG SHO SV IP H R ER HR BB SO ERA
1989 1 4 6 5 0 0 0 21.2 34 22 22 3 12 10 9.14
1990 12 8 32 24 3 3 0 185.2 179 67 57 13 54 127 2.76
1991 13 10 34 31 6 3 0 207.2 205 97 79 13 61 158 3.42
1992 15 8 30 30 3 0 0 208.1 167 59 57 10 68 150 2.46
1993 18 8 34 34 5 1 0 238.2 183 74 68 8 81 186 2.56
1994 7 6 23 23 1 0 0 155.0 137 68 66 11 63 145 3.83
1995 15 10 31 31 4 1 0 201.1 163 90 87 14 80 185 3.89
1996 14 11 32 32 5 1 0 211.1 192 87 85 17 75 207 3.62
1997 9 13 34 34 4 1 0 235.2 215 96 89 24 74 196 3.40
1998 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 15.0 21 13 13 3 5 9 7.80
1999 9 9 22 22 1 0 0 140.1 153 81 76 18 51 78 4.87
2003 1 2 4 4 0 0 0 19.0 15 9 9 4 7 5 4.26
2004 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 4.0 7 8 6 0 3 2 13.50
w/Royals 115 92 287 275 32 10 0 1843.2 1671 771 714 138 634 1458 3.49
Career 169 137 414 402 34 12 0 2595.1 2425 1168 1078 232 933 1994 3.74

For complete stats, go to Baseball-Reference.com's Kevin Appier page

* wore #17 from 1996-99
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