Kansas City Royals BLANKED Opening Day & Don't Deserve Downtown Stadium

A quick game recap for a season mostly dedicated to swindling taxpayers . . .

Kansas City’s offense just couldn’t get anything started, with Lopez going 5.1 innings strong and striking out eight Royals without giving up a run. He surrendered just two hits.

It didn’t get any better. The Royals managed just two base runners and recorded zero hits after Melendez’s inning-ending double play.

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The Royals are shutout on Opening Day, fall 2-0 to Twins

In the bottom of the 5th, MJ Melendez stayed in the batter's box after the count went to 3-0. The score was 0-0, Zack Greinke was cruising on the other side, and Twins starter Pablo Lopez was on the ropes with bases loaded and just one out.

PHOTOS: Powder blue sights from Kansas City Royals 2023 Opening Day

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Baseball is back, Kansas City. The Kansas City Royals take on the Minnesota Twins on Thursday afternoon for Opening Day of the 2023 MLB season. To make the day even more special, on the team's 50th anniversary, the Royals will bring fan-favorite full powder blue uniforms back.

Captain Salvy! Perez named Royals team captain for 2023

Add another honor for Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez. The team named Perez just the fourth captain in franchise history. Perez joins former Royals George Brett, Frank White and Mike Sweeney as the only team captains in the history of the team.

In fairness . . .

Royals players marvel at Opening Day sellout crowd

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Even despite an Opening Day loss, the Kansas City Royals made history on Thursday. For the first time since 2018, the Royals sold out Kauffman Stadium with 38,351 attendants at Opening Day on Thursday. For a team full of newcomers on the field and on staff, it was a beautiful sight to see.

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