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About Boston Red Sox vs. Kansas City Royals

The Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals are both members of the American League. The former are part of the East Division while the latter play in the Central Division. The Red Sox and the Royals met for the very first time May 27, 1969, at the Municipal Stadium. The Royals came out on top in that encounter by a 5-4 score. The two teams have met each other multiple times every season and that trend is all set to continue in the latest MLB campaign as well.

Memorable Moments between the Royals and the Red Sox

The Boston Red Sox and the Kansas City Royals have come face to face in all of the last forty seven seasons and have delivered some memorable moments.

Jon Lester's no-hitter -Jon Lester was signed by the Red Sox in 2006 but he was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin Lymphoma that ended his rookie season prematurely. He made his comeback in 2007 but arguably his biggest Red Sox moment came in a game against the Kansas City Royals. On May 19, 2008, he threw a no-hitter at Fenway Park against the Royals. No-hitters are a fairly common occurrence but if you look at what Lester had been through less than two years earlier, that is when the enormity of what he did begins to sink in.

Boston Red Sox 4 - Kansas City Royals 3 – On April 20, 2013 just a few days after the tragic Boston Marathon Bombing, the Red Sox took on the Royals at Fenway Park and won the game 4-3. The game however was simply an afterthought to what had happened a few hours earlier. Just a few hours before the game was scheduled to begin, the law enforcement agencies killed one suspect and also captured the second one. At the pregame ceremony David Ortiz took the mic and said these famous words This jersey that we’re wearing today doesn’t say Red Sox. It says Boston!

The Red Sox-Royals Head-To-Head

Games Played Wins Losses Wins %age Home Wins-Losses Away Wins-Losses
464 233 231 .502 129-104 104-127

The Red Sox have amassed 2,219 runs compared to the Royals’ 2,086. They have not faced each other in the postseason yet but it will certainly be interesting to see with the stakes so high.

The Legends on Both Sides

The Boston Red Sox are one of the most formidable MLB teams and they could not have reached this level without their players. Icons like David Ortiz (World Series champion), Ted Williams (nineteen time All-Star), Babe Ruth (World Series winner) and Carl Yastrzemski (seven time Gold Glove Award winner) have all played a major role in the franchise’s success. The Kansas City Royals have had their share of superstars over the years too. Players like Bret Saberhagen, George Brett and Frank White played a big part in helping the Royals win their first World Series in 1985. They set the standards for players who came after them.

Let’s Play Ball!

The Boston Red Sox will take on the Kansas City Royals once again in the latest MLB season and fans are buying Boston Red Sox Vs Kansas City Royals tickets in big numbers. Be it Fenway Park or the Kauffman Stadium, get ready for some cracking games between these two teams. You can get your cheap Boston Red Sox Kansas City Royals tickets from here if you want to catch the action live.

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