In an announcement Thursday morning, the White House said President Obama will congratulate the Royals on their 2015 World Series victory.
The message came from the White House and via this Tweet from the Royals' official Twitter account. It features Kansas City native, White House Press Secretary and Royals fan, Josh Earnest.
— Kansas City Royals (@Royals) July 14, 2016
The Royals will travel to Washington D.C. on an off-day between homestands with the Cleveland Indians and the Texas Rangers.
The trip comes on the heels of Royals' First Baseman Eric Hosmer's MVP award for his performance in the recent All-Star game.
Laura Ziegler is a community engagement reporter and producer at KCUR 89.3. You can reach here on Twitter @laurazig or at firstname.lastname@example.org