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.
The All-Star game is over. The National League has the home field advantage in the World Series and the New York Mets host the 2013 All-Star game.
There was a sense of “Finally!” when Billy Butler of the Kansas City Royals was named for the first time to the American League All-Star team.
While the managers of the American and National Leagues announced their starting lineups on Monday for tomorrow night's All-Star game at Kauffman Stadium, both acknowledged their links to Kansas City.
At Kauffman Stadium on Sunday, baseball fans got a mix of the young and the old on the diamond. In the Futures game that featured top minor league prospects, the USA team pounded the World team, 17-5.