You probably can’t guess who has the highest WAR of any pitcher in Royals history, according to Baseball Reference. Actually, since you’re an astute reader (or you wouldn’t be here, right?), you’ve probably already guessed it’s not Dennis Leonard or Paul Splittorff or Bret Saberhagen. Nope, it’s Kevin Appier. Frankly, I was surprised to realize […]
1992: Despite some uncharacteristic wildness, Kansas City’s Kevin Appier outpitched A’s starter Dave Stewart as the Royals took a 5-2 win at the Coliseum in Oakland.Appier allowed just three hits in 6 1/3 innings, but he walked a season-high six hitters while picking up four strikeouts. Still, he improved to 13-4 on the season.The Royals got on the board right away, as Gregg...
1994: The Royals committed three errors and could only muster five hits as they dropped a 6-3 Opening Day decision to Baltimore at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. Starter Kevin Appier allowed a home run to the second batter he faced, Mike Deveraux. Appier was not sharp, as he allowed seven hits and two walks in five innings while picking up four strikeouts. But he left the game with...
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