ROYALS ANNOUNCE 2013 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
Home opener scheduled for April 8 vs. Minnesota
KANSAS CITY, MO (September 12, 2012) — In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Kansas City Royals today announced their 2013 regular season schedule. Opening Day is scheduled for Monday, April 1 when the Royals visit the Chicago White Sox at U.S. Cellular Field. It marks the seventh time in franchise history that the Royals have opened against the White Sox (1972, 1976, 1987, 2003, 2004 and 2009), the third time in Chicago (’76 and ’09). Kansas City will begin the home schedule on April 8 vs. Minnesota. All game times will be announced at a later date.
2013 will mark the first season that each league will consist of 15 teams with the Houston Astros joining the American League West. The Royals and every other Major League club will play 19 games against each divisional opponent, consisting of 76 division games total.
Kansas City will play 20 Interleague contests played over eight...