FILE - In this Dec. 7, 2015, file photo, Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost talks with reporters at the baseball winter meetings in Nashville, Tenn. After winning 95 games, their first division title in three decades and defeating the New York Mets in five games in the World Series, the plucky Royals surely won’t surprise anybody this season. But with most of their critical pieces returning from that team, there is ample reason to believe Kansas City can create some more October magic, even if they’ll be getting everyone’s best shot. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey, File)

Royals head to spring training with highest of expectations

Two years ago, hardly anyone expected the Kansas City Royals to reach the World Series.

FILE - In this Oct. 3, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Eric Hosmer, right, chest bumps with Alex Gordon celebrates his two-run home run in the 11th inning against the Los Angeles Angels in Game 2 of baseball's AL Division Series, in Anaheim, Calif. Used to be that a major leaguer would homer and be greeted in the dugout with high-fives and handshakes. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull, File)

Royals Spring Training TV schedule

The Kansas City Royals and FOX Sports Kansas City announced that an all-time high 10 exhibition games will be televised.