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KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — The Kansas City Royals will move the World Series ring ceremony from opening night at The K to the second game of the season, according to a report from

The ring ceremony was originally schedule for the home opener against the Mets on April 4, but the game was moved to April 3 so it could be televised on ESPN. MLB states  a source confirmed that the Royals and their TV partner, FOX Sports Kansas City, want to be able to televise the ceremony, so they pushed it back to the April 5 game, which is the second game of the season and the first to air on FSKC.

MLB says the Royals will still raise the championship flag at during opening night.

The Royals are expected to make announcement about the change in the next few days, according to