Royals announce times for 2021 regular-season schedule

February 11th, 2021

In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Kansas City Royals announced their 2021 regular season schedule with times today. Opening Day is scheduled for Thursday, April 1 at 3:10 p.m. vs. the Texas Rangers at Kauffman Stadium. The opening series will continue Saturday, April 3 and Sunday, April 4, both at 1:10 p.m.

The Royals will begin all 81 games at Kauffman Stadium at 10 minutes past the hour, including all weeknight games at 7:10 p.m. Eight of the nine weekday afternoon games at Kauffman Stadium will begin at 1:10 p.m. The only exception is Opening Day vs. the Rangers (3:10 p.m.).

The Royals will host 13 Saturday games, including two in April that will begin at 1:10 p.m. Following a 6:10 p.m. start on Saturday, May 8 vs. the White Sox, the Royals’ next four Saturday home games will begin at 3:10 p.m. Starting after the All-Star break, Kansas City’s final six Saturday home games are slated for a 6:10 p.m. first pitch. Twelve of the Royals’ 13 Sunday home games are scheduled to begin at 1:10 p.m. The only exception is the regular season finale, Sunday, Oct. 3, which is scheduled for a 2:10 p.m. start.

The complete 2021 schedule is available here. All times are subject to change.