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The Royals Season Preview, a 30-minute special looking ahead to opening day, premieres Tuesday at 10 p.m. and replays throughout the week on FOX Sports Kansas City.
FOX Sports Kansas City’s Joel Goldberg hosts the show, which includes:
- A preview of the AL Central, with the Royals talking about their chances in the division
- A profile of first baseman Mike Jacobs
- A conversation between Royals Hall of Famers Frank White and George Brett, who talk about the upcoming season and share memories of their playing days
The following video clips can be linked and embedded in blogs and web sites:
- Brett on the biggest challenge facing the 2009 Royals: http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=54948954
- Brett on his early impressions of Mike Jacobs: http://vids.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=vids.individual&videoid=54948835
FOX Sports Kansas City’s regular-season coverage of the Royals starts Opening Day, Monday, April 6, when the Royals visit the Chicago White Sox, the first of 140 televised games.
Air Dates for Royals Season Preview on FOX Sports Kansas City (times Central)
Tuesday, March 31 at 10 p.m.
Saturday, April 4 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, April 5 at 10 p.m.
Monday, April 6 at 12 p.m.
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
Kyle Farnsworth - RHP
Joakim Soria - RHP
Juan Cruz – RHP
Joel Peralta - RHP
Fox Sports Kansas City is airing a Royals Spring Preview that debuts Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m. and airs three other times in March.
The show includes…
- A breakdown of Spring Training to date, including updates on the rotation and positional battles
- A one-on-one interview with new bench coach John Gibbons
- A “mic’d up” segment with Trey Hillman
- A feature in which Frank White instructs fans on the nuances of playing second base
Air dates for the Royals Spring Preview on Fox Sports Kansas City (times central):
Wednesday, March 11 at 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 15 at 11:30 a.m.
Wednesday, March 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Friday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m.
Fox Sports Kansas City will air two live spring training games, Wednesday, March 18 at 8 p.m. vs. Seattle and Friday, March 20 at 8 p.m. vs. the L.A. Dodgers, as well as a Royals Season Preview special scheduled to premiere March 30 at 7 p.m. The network’s coverage of 140 regular season games begins Opening Day, April 6. Please check your local listings for the channel in your area!
Fox Sports Kansas City will preview your 2009 Royals and recap the recent Fanfest, Awards Night and Caravan trips in two 30-minute specials airing throughout January and February.
The shows will recap the Royals offseason events and update fans on renovations at Kauffman Stadium. In addition, Fox Sports Kansas City will preview the 2009 season via interviews with Royals players, including the team’s offseason additions.
Fox Sports Kansas City’s Joel Goldberg hosts the shows, with contributions from Ryan Lefebvre and Frank White. Check your local listings!
Royals FanFest Specials on Fox Sports Kansas City (times central)
Friday, Jan. 23 at 10 p.m. (episode 1)
Saturday, Jan. 24 at 10 p.m. (episode 1)
Monday, Jan. 26 at 10 p.m. (episode 1)
Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 6:30 p.m. (episode 1)
Wednesday, Jan. 28 at 10:15 p.m. (episode 2) *K-State viewing areas only
Friday, Jan. 30 at 6:30 p.m. (episode 2)
Sunday, Feb. 1 at 10 p.m. (episode 2)
Monday, Feb. 2 at 6:30 p.m. (episode 2)
Thursday, Feb. 5 at 2 p.m. (episode 1)
Friday, Feb. 6 at 10 p.m. (episode 1)
Monday, Feb. 9 at 6:30 p.m. (episode 2)