Royals reveal game times for 2016 regular-season schedule

Eric Hosmer and the Royals have a schedule complete with game times now.

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You knew the dates; now you know the times. The Kansas City Royals revealed game times for their 2016 regular-season schedule Tuesday.

Opening Day is scheduled for Sunday, April 3, at 7:37 p.m. CT vs. the New York Mets.

The Royals will also host the Mets on Tuesday, April 5, at 3:15 p.m., and three other 1:15 p.m. weekday contests: May 4 vs. Washington, May 18 vs. Boston and July 20 vs. Cleveland.

During the months of April and September, Royals weeknight home contests will start at 6:15 p.m., while a majority will begin at 7:15 p.m. between May and August.

Saturday home games will predominantly feature 6:15 p.m. start times, with May 28 vs. the Chicago White Sox (1:15), June 18 vs. Detroit (7:15) and July 9 vs. Seattle (3:15) being the only exceptions.

All Sunday home games are scheduled to start at 1:15 p.m.

Standard start times for all other contests at Kauffman Stadium in 2016 are:

Monday-Friday (April/Sept. only): 6:15 p.m.

Monday-Friday (May-August): 7:15 p.m.

Saturday: 6:15 p.m.

Sunday: 1:15 p.m.

The complete 2016 schedule is attached. All times are subject to change.