SURPRISE, Ariz.—The Kansas City Royals and Bally Sports Kansas City today announced the team’s 2022 regular season television schedule, with all 162 games airing regionally or nationally. Bally Sports Kansas City will televise 161 regular-season games, and one game is currently scheduled for Major League Baseball’s national television package on April 29 vs. the New York Yankees on Apple TV+.
Bally Sports Kansas City is entering its 15th season as the exclusive regional television home of Royals baseball. The 161-game regular season television schedule features 81 road games and 80 games from Kauffman Stadium. Every game on Bally Sports Kansas City will be preceded by a 30-minute pregame show, “Price Chopper Royals Live,” and followed by the “Boulevard Royals Live” postgame show. Both the pre and postgame shows at Kauffman Stadium will originate from Bally Sports Kansas City’s set on the left field concourse adjacent to the Royals Hall of Fame.
Regular season coverage will begin when Bally Sports Kansas City airs Opening Day on Thursday, April 7, from Kauffman Stadium vs. the Cleveland Guardians at 3:10 p.m. CT. Live coverage of the opener on Bally Sports Kansas City will begin at 2:00 p.m. with an expanded pregame show that features the on-field ceremonies from The K.
Royals programming airing on Bally Sports Kansas City also streams live on the Bally Sports app and on BallySports.com for fans who authenticate through their pay-TV service.
Ryan Lefebvre, in his 24th season, will call the majority of regular season games for Bally Sports Kansas City, and Steve Physioc will provide the play-by-play on the remaining games. Rex Hudler will return for his 11th season as the analyst, and Royals Hall of Famer Jeff Montgomery will provide analysis throughout the season on “Royals Live” with host Joel Goldberg.
For more information about Royals telecasts, fans can visit Royals.com/TV. For information about Bally Sports Kansas City channel availability, fans can visit GetMyHomeTeams.com. All game times and the TV schedule are subject to change.