Crown points

• The Royals-Rangers game on Monday night will be televised by FOX Sports Kansas City. A pregame show at 7:30 p.m. CT will precede game coverage at 8 p.m. After the game, there'll be a 30-minute special chronicling the goodwill trip to the Fort Bragg Army Base by Rex Hudler and other broadcasters and former players.

• It'll be a colorful showing for the Royals, who'll wear green jerseys in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.

• The Royals' only off-day of Spring Training will be on Tuesday and the camp should be completely quiet. Absolutely nothing is scheduled, not even any side sessions for pitchers. Word of the day: "Fore!"

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