Royals announce 2015 regular season schedule

KANSAS CITY, MO  - In conjunction with Major League Baseball, the Kansas City Royals announced their 2015 regular season schedule today. The Royals will open the season on Monday, April 6 vs. the Chicago White Sox. Game times will be announced at a later date.

The Royals will play 20 Interleague contests over eight series, four at home and four on the road. Kansas City will face I-70 rival, the St. Louis Cardinals, in a three-game weekend series at home from May 22-24, with a three-game visit to Busch Stadium from June 12-14. The home Interleague schedule also includes visits from the Cincinnati Reds (May 19-20), Milwaukee Brewers (June 17-18) and Pittsburgh Pirates (July 20-22). The Royals swept three-game series in the last home meetings against Cincinnati (2009), Milwaukee (2012) and Pittsburgh (2006). KC's road Interleague schedule includes trips to Chicago (May 29-31), Milwaukee (June 15-16) and Cincinnati (August 18-19). The series at Wrigley Field will be the first for Kansas City since 2001.

The Royals will have three holiday home games in 2015, hosting the Boston Red Sox on Father's Day (June 21) and the Minnesota Twins on both July 4 and Labor Day (September 7). The club will be in Detroit on Mother's Day (May 10) and in New York on Memorial Day (May 25).

The Royals' month-by-month home game totals are: April - 10; May - 14; June - 11; July - 17; August - 14; September - 15. KC will enter the All-Star Break after a season-high 11-game homestand from July 2-12. The club has two 10-game trips, July 27-August 6 with stops in Cleveland, Toronto and Detroit, as well as September 11-20 at Baltimore, Cleveland and Detroit.

The game dates are subject to change.