Royals Game Preview: June 23 vs. White Sox
Big Game James goes to the mound today in a 1:10 start vs. Chicago. The game will air on FOX Sports Kansas City and the Royals Radio Network.
White Sox lineup: De Aza – CF, Ramirez – SS, Rios – RF, Konerko – 1B, Dunn – DH, Viciedo – LF, Gillaspie – 3B, Beckham – 2B, Gimenez – C, Axelrod – RHP
Royals lineup: Gordon – LF, Escobar – SS, Hosmer – 1B, Butler – DH, Moustakas – 3B, Lough – RF, Johnson – 2B, Kottaras – C, Dyson – CF, Shields – RHP
Royals Game Notes (PDF file): Game #73 vs Chicago
Royals Trivia Fact: Today’s game is a battle of the 33’s – both Dylan Axelrod and James Shields wear the number. We look back at the original 33, Bob Oliver, who wore the number from 1969-72. He became the first Royal to record six hits in a game on May 4, 1969. His best year was 1970, when he posted 27 homers and 99 RBI.