Royals-Indians draw highest FOX KC rating

KANSAS CITY -- FOX Sports Kansas City announced that the first game of Sunday's doubleheader against Cleveland pulled the highest ratings of any Royals game ever televised by the network.

The 9-0 Kansas City victory averaged a 7.9 rating, meaning 73,000 households, according to Nielsen Media Research. The second game was not televised by FOX Sports. The old record was 7.5 on May 6, 2009, against Seattle.

Dick Kaegel is a reporter for This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.