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8/14/2013 12:35 P.M. ET

Tuesday's Royals game sets another ratings record

Tuesday's extra-inning loss to Miami set a new record as the highest-rated Royals game on FOX Sports Kansas City.

Marlins-Royals averaged a 12.3 household rating, according to The Nielsen Co. It was the most-watched TV program of the day in the Kansas City market.

Tuesday's game peaked at a 15.6 rating (145,000 households) and 25 share.

Royals telecasts on FOX Sports Kansas City are averaging a 6.4 rating, up 65 percent over last year -- the biggest increase in MLB this season.

Highest-rated Royals games all time on FOX Sports Kansas City:

Rank Rating   Date   Game
1. 12.3 8/13/13 vs. Miami
2 11.4 8/8/13 vs. Boston
3 11.2 8/12/13 vs. Miami
2 10.2 8/5/13 vs. Minnesota
3 9.7 8/4/13 at New York Mets

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