Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Tigers & Jayhawks @ the K

■ Missouri and Kansas are scheduled to play a game at Kauffman Stadium this Wednesday, April 22nd. This is considered a non-conference game, since the teams will meet in their usual 3-game Big 12 series later in the season at Simmons Field.

Jayhawks & Tigers to meet at Kauffman Stadium is the headline at KCRoyals.com. The details:

Gates to the ballpark will open at 5:30 p.m. with game time set for 7 p.m. (Some schedules say 6:30, but the official start time is 7)

A number of ticket price points will be offered for the Border Showdown, all good for general admission seating in the lower seating bowl of Kauffman Stadium. There will be no charge for parking at the event. Ticket prices are listed below.

• Royals Season Ticket Holders -- $7
• MU & KU Season Ticket Holders and Alumni -- $7
• Adults -- $10
• Students (with a valid high school or college ID) -- $7
• Children Ages 14 and under -- $5
• Children under 32" in height will be admitted free of charge.
• Groups of 20 or more -- $7

Fans may purchase tickets by calling 1-800-6ROYALS or by visiting the Kauffman Stadium Ticket Windows. General admission tickets for adults and children may also be purchased online at royals.com. In addition, season ticket holders for the Royals, KU and MU have an opportunity to purchase their specially-priced tickets through an online sale.

Discounted group tickets and Dugout Suites are also available for the game. Fans may call the Royals Group Sales Department at (816) 504-4040 for more information and pricing.

■ The Jayhawks lost 2 of 3 to the Texas Tech Red Raiders this past weekend after winning 9 of their last 11 games. KU's record in Big 12 games has been up and down (like nearly every other Big 12 team this season): 3-0 vs. UT, 0-3 @ A&M, 1-2 vs. BU, 3-0 vs. OSU, 1-2 @ Tech. In mid-week games, KU has won 7 straight against Western Ill, Northern Colorado, Iowa and Creighton.

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