KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- With spring in the air, Kansas City Royals baseball fans are beginning to think more about watching the boys of summer play the national pastime.
Monday is opening day for Major League Baseball and Royals fans say they're ready to usher in the baseball season.
Kevin Bliss, the manager at Sports Nutz, a sporting good store in the Legends told FOX 4 News Royals clothing and hats are front and center inside the store and recent sales reflect fan enthusiasm.
Bliss said the sales of t-shirts, jerseys, and hats are starting to pick up now that the weather has warmed up.
With new blood on the pitcher's mound, some fans are predicting the Royals could go far this season.
The Royals begin their season Monday in Chicago against the White Sox at 3:10 pm.
They will play their home season opener at Kaufman Stadium on Monday, April 8.
FOX 4 News will be at Kaufman Stadium next Monday for the Royal's home opener against the Minnesota Twins.