Royals announce regular-season TV schedule

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- The Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City released their television schedule on Thursday that will include 150 games on FSKC during the regular season.

In addition, nine other games will be featured as exclusive national telecasts, with five contests on FS1, three on FOX and one on ESPN (the Sunday night season opener against the Mets on April 3). Three games listed as TBD are expected to be selected at a later date by FSKC or an MLB national TV partner.

Ryan Lefebvre will call the majority of the regular-season games on FSKC; Steve Physioc is expected to provide the play-by-play on the remaining games during the season; Rex Hudler will return for his fifth season as the analyst; and Royals Hall of Famer Jeff Montgomery will provide analysis throughout the season on Royals Live with host Joel Goldberg.

Jeffrey Flanagan is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.