March 2010

Tuesday Night Baseball in Surprise

The Royals host Cleveland at 8:05 Central, 6:05 Arizona time tonight.  610 Sports in Kansas City will air tonight’s game, as will MLB Gameday Audio

Here’s tonight’s lineup:

(DeJesus – RF), (Podsednik – LF), (Aviles – 2B), (Ankiel – CF), (Guillen – DH), (Ka’aihue – 1B), (Pena – C), (Betancourt – SS), (Bloomquist – 3B), (Davies – P)

Going to Kansas City, Kansas City here we come!

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Truck 5.jpgOpening Day is on April 5, one week from today!  The first of two equipment trucks departs this afternoon for the trip back to Kansas City.  Players, coaches and staff members sent equipment and supplies on the truck.  ATH can confirm that Denny Matthews’ apple box made it through another Spring Training.  The apple box has made over 20 roundtrips, both to Florida and now Arizona.  It’s just like a tree, only you count the rings of tape to determine the number of years! 

Monday lineup at Angels

The Royals travel to Tempe today to play the Angels at 3:05 Central, 1:05 Arizona time.  Today’s game will be on 610 Sports in Kansas City and on MLB Gameday Audio

Here’s your Kansas City lineup.  Rick Ankiel is scheduled to see his first Major League action since March 11.

(DeJesus – LF), (Podsednik – CF), (Butler – 1B), (Ankiel – DH), (Guillen – RF), (Thorman – 3B), (Betancourt – SS), (Kendall – C), (Getz – 2B), (Farnsworth – P) 

Sunday lineup at White Sox

The Royals travel to Camelback Ranch today to play the South Siders at 3:05 Central, 1:05 Arizona.  This game will air on 610 Sports in Kansas City and on MLB’s Gameday Audio.

Here’s your Kansas City lineup: (DeJesus – LF), (Getz – 2B), (Butler – 1B), (Guillen – RF), (Maier – CF), (Betemit – 3B), (Betancourt – SS), (Kendall – C), (Anderson – DH), (Hochevar – P)

 

Saturday lineup: Athletics at Royals

Kansas City hosts Oakland today.  This game WILL air on 610 Sports in Kansas City as it was recently added to the broadcast lineup.  Here is your K.C. lineup:

(DeJesus – RF), (Podsednik – LF), (Aviles – SS), (Thorman – DH), (Pena – C), (Ka’aihue – 1B), (Maier – CF), (Fields – 3B), (Bloomquist – 2B), (Rupe – P)

MLB Network's "30 in 30" to feature Royals on Sunday

The Royals will be featured on Sunday as part of MLB Network’s “30 in 30″.  The first airing is this at 7:00 p.m. Central.  Kansas City’s hour-long special will also air several times on Monday.  Check out MLB Network’s website for the channel number in your area and the air times.

Friday lineup: Zack pitching LIVE on MLB Network!

Today’s Royals-Dodgers game from Glendale will be televised live on MLB Network beginning at 3:00 Central.  The game was originally scheduled to air tape-delayed.  Los Angeles is allowing Kansas City to use the DH today.  Here’s your Kansas City lineup:

(DeJesus – LF), (Podsednik – CF), (Callaspo – 3B), (Butler – DH), (Guillen – RF), (Bloomquist – SS), (Fields – 1B), (Kendall – C), (Getz – 2B), (Greinke – P)

 

First-Round Pick Has Other Duties Besides Pitching

IMAGE_204.jpgRoyals 2009 first-round pick Aaron Crow, who impressed in three Major League outings this spring and is now pitching well in spring games for Double-A NW Arkansas, had some other business to attend to this morning.

The Royals, staging a minor league game at 10 a.m. Arizona time, had some fun with the Topeka, Kan., native.  If you look at the photo, that’s Crow on the left serving as the batboy for this morning’s game.  No word if Crow’s talent on the mound served him well as a batboy, but I am sure all of the guys got a kick out of watching him in action.  And, to his credit, the University of Missouri product was being a good sport about it as well.

Fox Sports Kansas City to produce 138 of 140 broadcasts in HD

FOX Sports Kansas City and the Kansas City Royals today announced that FOX Sports Kansas City is scheduled to televise a team-record 138 regular season games in High Definition in 2010.

In addition, the Friday, April 2 Spring Training game between the Royals and Texas Rangers will be televised in HD.  All home telecasts from Kauffman Stadium will be produced in HD, including Opening Day on Monday, April 5.

HD programming begins 30 minutes before game time to include FOX Sports Kansas City’s pregame and postgame show, Royals Live.

Only two of FSKC’s 140 regular season telecasts – April 19 and 20 at Toronto – will not be produced in HD.  FOX Sports Kansas City produced 93 HD games last year and 88 in 2008, the first year of HD telecasts for Royals baseball.

For a full list of broadcasts, please visit:
http://kansascity.royals.mlb.com/schedule/broadcast/index.jsp?c_id=kc

Thursday lineup: Mariners at Royals

The Royals host Seattle at 3:05 Central, 1:05 Arizona time.  Today’s game can be heard on 610 Sports and MLB Gameday Audio.

Here’s your Kansas City lineup: (Getz – 2B), (Kendall – C), (Callaspo – 3B), (Butler – 1B), (Guillen – RF), (Fields – DH), (Aviles – SS), (Thorman – LF), (Coats – CF), (Osuna – P)

 

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