Royals Game Preview: June 16 at Tampa Bay

Happy Father’s Day!  The Royals look to take three of four from Tampa Bay as the series at Tropicana Field wraps up today.  Florida native Wade Davis faces his former team for the first time, with the first pitch set for 12:40 CT on FSKC and the Royals Radio Network.

Royals lineup:  Gordon – LF, Hosmer – 1B, Perez – C, Butler – DH, Lough – CF, Moustakas – 3B, Johnson – 2B, Francoeur – RF, Escobar -SS, Davis – RHP

Rays lineup:  Joyce – RF, Zobrist – 2B, Scott – LF, Longoria – DH, Loney – 1B, Jennings – CF, Johnson – 3B, Molina – C Escobar – SS, Hernandez – RHP

Royals Game Notes (PDF file):  Game_67_Tampa_Bay

Royals Trivia Fact:  Three father/son combinations have played for the Royals:  The Bannister’s (Father Floyd and son Brian), the McRae’s (Hal and Brian), and the Wathan’s (John and Dusty).  Another note – Hal McRae managed both the Royals and the then-Devil Rays (1991 – 94 in KC and 2001 – 02 in Tampa Bay).

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