The Royals have banned fraternization with opponents during the game, and Craig Calcaterra puts two and two together

Maybe there’s more to this story than meets the eye, but what’s meeting the eye here seems pretty dumb: Royals announcer Rex Hudler has made it his personal mission to stop Royals players from being friendly with opposing players during games, so Ned Yost has put a stop to it.

Notably, this is not the first time Rex Hudler has seen the integrity of competition threatened by socialization. This is from 1992: 

Rex Hudler, so far as I can tell from personal experiences, is a peach in real life, but I've never been wearing the opposing team's colors, either.