Royals seek bright start to season's second half Friday

Friday, July 17, 2009 | 9:51 a.m. CDT; updated 1:15 p.m. CDT, Friday, July 17, 2009

KANSAS CITY — The Kansas City Royals plan to send right-hander Brian Bannister to the mound Friday night against Tampa Bay in hopes of having a better second half to the season.