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• The Royals will make their first appearance on Fox Sports 1, the new 24-hour sports network, with their game against Detroit on Saturday night. Aimed at a national audience, the coverage is slated to begin at 6 p.m. CT. Justin Kutcher and Eric Karros will be the announcers.

Viewers can find a list of channels by visiting

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