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610 Sports Radio to broadcast all 162 regular season games in 2011, including Sunday contests

The Royals and 610 Sports Radio (KCSP) today announced that all of the club’s 162 regular season games will air on 610 Sports in 2011, including Sunday contests.  The 2011 broadcast schedule kicks off this Sunday, February 27th, with Kansas City’s Cactus League opener against the Texas Rangers.  The first pitch is scheduled for 2:05 Central time.   

2011 will mark the 43rd season behind the microphone for Royals Hall of Famer Denny Matthews.  The 2007 Ford C. Frick Award winner will share play-by-play duties with 13-time Kansas Sportscaster of the Year Bob Davis.  Pre-game host Steve Stewart joins Matthews and Davis in the booth for his fourth season with the club.  Ryan Lefebvre will join the radio team for non-televised games.  Broadcasts on the Royals Radio Network are produced and engineered by Don Free, who is in his 26th year at the controls.

 

Royals and 610 Sports Radio add three Spring Training broadcasts

The Kansas City Royals and 610 Sports Radio today announced three additional radio broadcasts for 2010 Spring Training:

Friday, March 19 at Arizona (3:05 p.m. CDT)

Thursday, March 25 vs. Seattle (3:05 p.m. CDT)

Saturday, March 27 vs. Oakland (3:05 p.m. CDT)

The Royals and Entercom-Kansas City will announce one additional spring broadcast in the coming days.  All Spring Training contests will be webcast on royals.com, including the games not on 610 Sports Radio.

Friday lineup: Aviles back from WBC

The Royals play their second consecutive night game this evening against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Tonight’s game will be televised on FSKC (check your local listings) and is a late addition to the radio schedule (610 Sports in Kansas City). Mike Aviles returns to the lineup after representing Puerto Rico in the World Baseball Classic. Aviles last played in a Royals uniform on February 28. Joakim Soria is on the list of available pitchers. Soria played for Mexico in the WBC and has pitched just once in a Royals uniform this spring. Here’s your lineup:

Coco Crisp - CF
David DeJesus – LF
Mike Aviles - SS
Jose Guillen - RF
Mike Jacobs - 1B
Billy Butler - DH
Alex Gordon - 3B
Miguel Olivo – C
Willie Bloomquist - 2B

Luke Hochevar - RHP

Available Pitchers:
Kyle Farnsworth - RHP
Joakim Soria - RHP
Juan Cruz – RHP
Joel Peralta - RHP

2008 Opening Day!

It’s here! The start to the 2008 season for your Kansas City Royals!

2008_Plaza Banners.JPGIt’s been a long, cold winter for those of us in Kansas City, but – even though the temps in Detroit today still aren’t the warmest – the offseason is finished and we are ready to play ball! The Royals launch the 2008 season at 12:05 (CST) Monday against the Detroit Tigers. It’s the first of a three-game set in Detroit that will see some great pitching match ups. But, before we get into that…

ROSTER SET: The Royals set the 2008 Opening Day roster Sunday. Here’s the breakdown:

  • PITCHERS (11) – John Bale (L), Brian Bannister, Jimmy Gobble (L), Zack Greinke, Ron Mahay (L), Gil Meche, Leo Nunez, Ramon Ramirez, Joakim Soria, Brett Tomko and Yasuhiko Yabuta.
  • CATCHERS (3) – John Buck, Miguel Olivo and Matt Tupman.
  • INFIELDERS (7) – Billy Butler, Alberto Callaspo, Esteban German, Ross Gload, Alex Gordon, Mark Grudzielanek and Tony Pena, Jr.
  • OUTFIELDERS (4) – David DeJesus, Joey Gathright, Jose Guillen and Mark Teahen.
  • DISABLED LIST (1) – Luke Hudson

AND…THE PROJECTED LINEUP: Manager Trey Hillman’s first official lineup as the Royals skipper…

DeJesus – CF
Grud – 2B
Gordon – 3B
Guillen – RF
Butler – DH
Teahen – LF
Gload – 1B
Buck – C
Pena – SS

The Royals turn to right-hander Gil Meche on the mound. Detroit is also going with a right-hander, turning to Justin Verlander.

OPENING SERIES PITCHING PROBABLES: Here are the rest of your probables for the Royals time in the Motor City…
               Wednesday, April 2 – Brian Bannister vs. Kenny Rogers
               Thursday, April 3 – Zack Greinke vs. Jeremy Bonderman.

SOME OPENING DAY CLIPS: Lots of great news to get you ready for Monday’s season opener. In fact, MLB’s Kaegel covers almost every angle leading into today’s game. He talks about the cold temperatures in Detroit, compares the veterans and the rookies and, also, touches on Manager Hillman’s tough intro to the Major Leagues. The KC Star’s Bob Dutton talks with today’s starting pitcher and breaks down Hillman’s first official lineup. The Star also has some video posted courtesy of NBC Action News. And, if you didn’t check it out in the Sunday Star, the 2008 Baseball Section is out and online. You can pretty much spend your entire Monday morning checking it out…just in time for the game!


 
Thumbnail image for Stadium_offseason.JPGBACK AT THE K:
Kauffman Stadium is getting polished up for next week’s home opener, April 8. We know you’ve heard it a lot this season, but one more time: the renovations will be ongoing throughout the 2008 season, but despite some minor construction here and there, catching a Royals game at The K will still be great in ’08!

PREGAME: FOX Sports Net Kansas City is starting their coverage of the Royals season opener early with a special pre-season pregame show at 11 a.m. Then, they’ll move into what will become their standard pregame coverage at 11:30 p.m. with Joel Goldberg before the Royals and Tigers take the field. Speaking of…

PLAY BALL: So, game time is 12:05 p.m. (CST). You can (a) listen on 610 Sports, (b) watch on FSN Kansas City or (c) listen/watch on MLB.com Gameday.

Enjoy…and Happy Opening Day, Royals fans!

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