Royals games averaged a 5.93 household rating and nearly 56,000 households in prime time (7 to 11 p.m. CT), 13 percent higher than second-ranked KCTV-CBS (5.27 rating). Third was KMBC-ABC (5.21).
The Royals' overall average of 5.7 ranks eighth in Major League Baseball. Their pace is 4 percent behind 2013's record season.
Dick Kaegel is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.