Related Program: Up To Date A Day At The K With Up To Date By Beth Lipoff • Apr 4, 2014 Related Program: Up To Date TweetShareGoogle+Email View Slideshow 1 of 14 The Royals play the White Sox in their home opener at Kauffman Stadium. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 2 of 14 Everything in the stadium is prepped for Opening Day. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 3 of 14 A worker cleans the windows of Kauffman Stadium's Diamond Club. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 4 of 14 Chris Prewitt, KCUR's systems administrator, sets up equipment for the broadcast in the Diamond Club. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 5 of 14 Danie Alexander and Brian Ellison produce Up to Date during the remote broadcast. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 6 of 14 Brian Ellison tweets as the show goes on in the background. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 7 of 14 Steve Kraske interviews J.J. Picollo, Assistant General Manager of Scouting and Player Development. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 8 of 14 Andrew Johnson speaks about how players choose their intro music Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 9 of 14 A young fan waits to see the team warm up. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 10 of 14 A player stretches during warm-ups. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 11 of 14 Players warm-up on the field before the game. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 12 of 14 A player warms up before the Royals' home opener. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 13 of 14 Planes fly over Kauffman Stadium at the conclusion of the national anthem. Beth Lipoff / KCUR View Slideshow 14 of 14 The Up to Date crew enjoys a chilly day at the K. Chris Prewitt / KCUR Take a look behind the scenes with the Up to Date team on our Day Opening broadcast at Kauffman Stadium. Tags: RoyalssportsKauffman StadiumTweetShareGoogle+Email Related Content What Was Kansas City Left With After Hosting The MLB All-Star Game? By Greg Echlin • Jul 16, 2013 Greg Echlin / KCUR When the Major League Baseball All-Star game is played Tuesday night at Citi Field in New York, it will stir up memories from last year in Kansas City, Mo. The game returned to Kauffman Stadium in 2012 after a 39-year absence. But, besides the memories, what is Kansas City left with after hosting the mid-summer classic? Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig said in 2010 a footprint would be left in Kansas City long after the All-Star game’s last out. Going Out To The Ballgame By Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske • Apr 5, 2013 Beth Lipoff/KCUR With a record number of spring training games won, the Royals started the regular season in Chicago last week with two losses and a win. Live From The Royals Home Opener By Steve Kraske & Danie Alexander • Apr 4, 2014 Beth Lipoff / KCUR Last year was arguably the best year for the Kansas City Royals in recent memory - 86 wins put the boys in blue above .500, but just short of the playoffs. For this hour of Up to Date we take you out to the ballpark for the Royal’s home opener and Steve Kraske introduces you to some of the people who keep the team running.