Although he’s retired, Alex Rodriguez will be back at Kauffman Stadium on Thursday.
A-Rod will be in the broadcast booth for the Royals’ game against the New York Yankees, because the contest will be broadcast nationally on FS1.
Fox broadcaster Kevin Burkhardt tweeted the news on Wednesday: “Really excited to be with my man @AROD tomorrow for his booth debut! @Yankees @Royals on @FS1. KC BBQ here we come :)”
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Rodriguez who retired during last season after collecting 3,115 hits and 696 home runs in his 22-year career with the Mariners, Rangers and Yankees.
During last year’s postseason, Rodriguez worked as a studio analyst for Fox. The network hired him to be a game analyst and reporter in March, in addition to keeping him as a studio analyst.