Homestand Highlights: April 13-23

The Kansas City Royals celebrate the start of the 2012 campaign with a homestand full of special events and promotions. The opening homestand features fan-favorite giveaways, live entertainment for the entire family, great ticket promotions, and special events including Sluggerrr's Birthday Bash.

Friday, April 13: OPENING DAY - Cleveland Indians vs. Royals presented by Sprint, 3:10 p.m.
- 2012 Magnetic Schedule - All fans will receive a 2012 magnetic schedule courtesy of Sprint.

Saturday, April 14 - Cleveland Indians vs. Royals presented by Sprint, 6:10 p.m.
- Sluggerrr's Birthday Bash - Join the fun when the Royals celebrate Sluggerrr's birthday! Sluggerrr's mascot friends will be on hand for the festivities, which feature free cupcakes provided by Hy-Vee for the first 500 fans and goodie bags for the first 1,000 fans courtesy of U.S. Toy.  Fans will have the opportunity take pictures with Sluggerrr and his mascot friends, sign Sluggerrr's giant birthday card and visit face painters, crazy hair artists and balloon artists. The party begins at 4:30 p.m. near the U.S. Toy Little K in the Outfield Experience.
 www.royals.com/slugerrrsbirthday.
- 610 Saturday - Enjoy great activities and live music from County Road 5 prior to the game in the Outfield Experience. www.royals.com/610saturdays.
- Meet Salvador Perez at the Majestic Team Store - Fans will have the opportunity to meet catcher Salvador Perez during a free autograph session in the Majestic Team Store from noon-1 p.m.

Sunday, April 15 - Cleveland Indians vs. Royals presented by Sprint, 1:10 p.m.
- Jackie Robinson Day & T-Shirt - The Royals and Major League Baseball commemorate the 65th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier with a special pregame ceremony. In addition, the first 10,000 fans will receive a Jackie Robinson T-Shirt courtesy of Hollywood Casino.
- Family FunDay Sunday - Each Sunday home game features face painters, caricature and balloon artists and live family-friendly entertainment in the Outfield Experience courtesy of Radio Disney. All-Day Play Passes for unlimited activities in the Outfield Experience are available for just $10. New for 2012 is the Family FunDay Sunday 4-Packs that include four Hy-Vee Infield tickets, $10 in loaded value per ticket to use for concessions and merchandise, and four All-Day Play Passes for just $80! www.royals.com/sunday.

- Fun Run presented by Sprint - All fans can run the bases after the game (conditions permitting).
- Spring Play Pack for $25 - Purchase a Spring Play Pack for any Sunday-Thursday game in April and May and receive two Field Plaza tickets with $5 in loaded value per ticket for concessions and merchandise. The package also includes two Play Passes for access to free unlimited games in the Outfield Experience to use day of game - over an $80 value - all for just $25! www.royals.com/playpack.

Monday, April 16 - Detroit Tigers vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.
- Value Monday - All Hy-Vee Level tickets, excluding Hy-Vee Box, are just $7 courtesy of Hy-Vee.
- Spring Play Pack for $25 - Pack includes two tickets with $5 in loaded value per ticket and two Play Passes for unlimited games in the Outfield Experience for just $25! www.royals.com/playpack.

Tuesday, April 17 - Detroit Tigers vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.
- Spring Play Pack for $25 - Pack includes two tickets with $5 in loaded value per ticket and two Play Passes for unlimited games in the Outfield Experience for just $25! www.royals.com/playpack.

Wednesday, April 18 - Detroit Tigers vs. Royals, 1:10 p.m.
- INK Student Night - Rivals Outfield Box or Hy-Vee Infield tickets are available for all Wednesday home games for high school and college students with valid ID at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office for just $7. Seating is subject to availability. All Student Nights include a $7 hot dog and beverage special at the Boulevard Grill in the Outfield Experience.
- INK Local Music Showcase - Catch a free pregame concert on us. Every Wednesday INK Student Night will also feature live local music prior to the game in the Outfield Experience. Performing for the first showcase of the season will be Beautiful Bodies. For details, visit www.royals.com/studentnight.
- Spring Play Pack for $25 - Pack includes two tickets with $5 in loaded value per ticket and two Play Passes for unlimited games in the Outfield Experience for just $25! www.royals.com/playpack.

Friday, April 20 - Toronto Blue Jays vs. Royals, 7:10 p.m.
- Buck Night - Hot dogs, small Pepsi products and peanuts are just $1 each all night long.  www.royals.com/fanvalue.
- Fireworks Friday - A spectacular fireworks show after every Friday home game, presented by Hy-Vee and Pepsi.
- Career Fair - Visit the Royals and other area businesses to learn about full-time, part-time and seasonal positions and internships at the Career Fair. The event will be held inside the Diamond Club from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For more event details and to reserve a spot, visit www.royals.com/careerfair.
- Focus on Driving Night - April is National Distracted Driving Awareness month, and the Royals are teaming up with Sprint to provide information on the dangers of distracted driving. The first 20,000 fans will also receive Thumb Bands, which remind fans not to text while behind the wheel, presented by Sprint.

Saturday, April 21 - Toronto Blue Jays vs. Royals, 6:10 p.m.
- Royals '80s Retro Batting Practice Jersey - Fans can gear up for the 2012 season in style with a Royals '80s Retro Batting Practice Jersey.  The jerseys, presented by FOX Sports Kansas City, will be given away to the first 20,000 fans.
- 610 Saturday - Enjoy great activities and live music from the Synematix DVJ's prior to the game in the Outfield Experience. www.royals.com/610saturdays.

Sunday, April 22 - Toronto Blue Jays vs. Royals, 1:10 p.m.
- Family FunDay Sunday - Each Sunday home game will include live family-friendly entertainment in the Outfield Experience courtesy of Radio Disney.  Family FunDay Sunday 4-Packs are also available. www.royals.com/sunday.
- Fun Run presented by Sprint - All fans can run the bases after the game (conditions permitting).
- Spring Play Pack for $25 - Pack includes two tickets with $5 in loaded value per ticket and two Play Passes for unlimited games in the Outfield Experience for just $25! www.royals.com/playpack.

Fans may purchase tickets online at royals.com, by calling 1-800-6ROYALS, at area Hy-Vee stores or at the Kauffman Stadium Box Office.