Royals Game Preview: August 14
The Royals host Oakland tonight at 7:10. It’s T-Shirt Tuesday! The first 10,000 fans will receive this fan-designed shirt!
Oakland: Crisp – CF, Weeks – 2B, Reddick – RF, Cespedes – LF, Carter – 1B, Moss – DH, Kottaras – C, Donaldson – 3B, Pennington – SS, Parker – RHP
Kansas City: Gordon – LF, Escobar – SS, Butler – DH, Moustakas – 3B, Perez – C, Francoeur – RF, Hosmer – 1B, Cain – CF, Getz – 2B, Guthrie – RHP
Royals Game Notes (PDF file): Game 115 vs. Oakland
Trivia Fact: Kansas City won a franchise record 16 games in a row in 1977. Game 15 was the first half of a doubleheader vs. Oakland on September 15. KC won 7-6 as Pete LaCock singled home Willie Wilson in the 10th. Al Cowens hit a walk-off homer in the 10th inning of game two as Kansas City won, 5-4!