The Royals and Padres were two of the most active teams this off-season, although to different degrees. San Diego has a pool of hot-lava talent to surround veterans like former Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer and former Royals prospect Wil Myers. Fernando Tatis, Jr. is fresh off a blockbuster 14-year contract and is quickly emerging as one of the most dynamic players in baseball.
Speaking of dynamic, Bobby Witt, Jr. homered last night and is making quite a name for himself in camp already.
He won’t be in the starting lineup today, but look for him later in the game.
Here’s today’s Royals lineup against the Padres:— Alec Lewis (@alec_lewis) March 7, 2021
Whit Merrifield 2B
Andrew Benintendi LF
Adalberto Mondesi SS
Jorge Soler RF
Ryan O’Hearn 1B
Michael A. Taylor CF
Ryan McBroom DH
Hanser Alberto 3B
Clam Gallagher C
Jakob Junis P
Jakob Junis and Carlos Hernández will be on the hill for the Royals today - though not at the same time - that is against the rules!
This will be the first televised Royals game on Bally’s Kansas City (formerly known as Fox Sports Kansas City) this spring. Game time is at 2:10 CT and you can listen on radio on 610 Sports in Kansas City.