Tuesday night’s Royals win generated second-biggest Royals rating ever

Tuesday’s Twins-Royals game was the second highest-rated Royals game ever on FOX Sports Kansas City.

The Royals 7-4 victory generated a 7.2 household rating in the Kansas City DMA, according to Nielsen Media Research.

Tuesday’s telecast peaked at an 8.9 rating/83,000 households in Kansas City.

The Royals won for the fifth time in six games, vaulting them into first place in the AL Central.

FOX Sports Kansas City has televised 888 Royals games in 11+ seasons (1997-2002, 2008-2013). Here are the five highest-rated games:
Rank                     Rating                    Date             Event
1                          7.49                    5/6/09           vs. Seattle
2                          7.21                    4/9/13           vs. Minnesota
3                          6.34                    5/5/09           vs. Chicago
4                          6.33                    4/19/09          at Texas
5                          6.28                    6/27/08          vs. St. Louis