Nebraska Minor League Baseball
American Association
Omaha Royals 1994

American Association 1994
Final Standings
IndianapolisReds8657- 338,834
NashvilleWhite Sox83613.5 300,827
New OrleansBrewers78668.5 186,806
LouisvilleCards746811.5 573,174
IowaCubs697417 485,734
OmahaRoyals687618.5 447,079
Oklahoma CityRangers618325.5 327,044
BuffaloPirates558931.5 982,493


Omaha started the 1994 season with 3 wins a loss and two rain days. The next seven games were an indication of things to come as they lost six of the seven outings. They never reached .500 ball for the season. The club averaged almost three transactions a week, either putting someone on the DL, moving someone up to KC or moving someone to/from Memphis.

Omaha was second in the league in batting with a .273 average. They were fifth in pitching and sixth in fielding. Thirty six players put on the Omaha uniform during the season with 18 pitchers and 18 fielders taking the field for at least one game.

First base for the Royals in 1994 was Glen Davis . He played the position for 70 games and another 58 games as the DH. He averaged .282 for the season.

American Association All Star
First base Joe Vitiello played 66 games at first and 98 total games. He averaged an American Association leading .344. He was also first in on base percentage.

Jose Mota played in 100 games for the Royals and averaged .257.

Curtis Wilkerson played second base for 23 games and was in 27 total games. He averaged .253.

At the hot corner was Joe Ronda . He averaged .275 for the Royals.

Shortstop for most of the 1994 season was Rico Rossy . He averaged .235.

Mike Tuckerplayed in 132 games and averaged .276.

Tom Goodwin averaged .309 in 113 games

American Association All Star

Dwayne Hosey averaged .333 in 112 games for the Royals. He was second in the league in batting average, first in the league in slugging percentage, second in runs scored and tied for second in home runs.

Kevin Koslofski played in 93 games and had a .215 average.

Catcher for the Royals in 1994 was Russ McGinnis . He averaged .282 for the Royals. Pitchers:

American Association All Star

Dennis Rasmussen was named to the American Associaion All Star team for 1994. The Creighton University grad was a fan favorite in Omaha. He was 10-7 for the Royals with a 3.24 ERA.

Dennis Moeller was 7-6 in 50 appearances.

Rod Nichols was 5-10 in 33 games.

Chris Haney was 8-7 in 18 appearances.

Mike Fyhrie was 6-5 in 18 games.

Jerry Kutzler was 5-7 and pitched for 102 innings.

Steve Shifflett was 3-5 in 45 appearances.

Doug Simmons was 5-8 in 17 games.

Jose DeJusus was 4-4 in 30 games.

Enrique Burgos was 1-4 in 57 appearances. This list is 10 of the 18 players who pitched for Omaha in 1994.

Nebraska Minor League Baseball Home