Nationals vs. Athletics: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

The Washington Nationals (5-7), led by C.J. Abrams, visit Zachary Gelof and the Oakland Athletics (5-8) at 9:40 PM ET on Friday.

The article below will provide you with everything you need to watch Washington take on Oakland.

When is Nationals vs. Athletics and when does it start?

This game between the Nationals and Athletics is on Friday, April 12, 2024. You can expect the opening pitch at 9:40 PM ET.

Where to watch Nationals vs. Athletics

The Nationals and Athletics will hit the diamond at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum for this matchup on April 12, and if you’d like to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on NBCS-CA.

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Nationals Stats, Odds & Insights

The Nationals have been the moneyline favorite just one other time so far this season, a game they lost.

Washington is 21st in baseball with 11 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.

The Nationals rank 20th in baseball with a .357 slugging percentage.

Washington’s 5.05 team ERA ranks 26th among all MLB pitching staffs.

The Nationals average baseball’s third-worst WHIP (1.549).

Athletics Stats, Odds & Insights

The Athletics have been underdogs in 13 games this season and won five (38.5%) of those contests.

Oakland’s 13 home runs rank 12th in Major League Baseball.

The Athletics are 24th in MLB with a slugging percentage of .344 this season.

Oakland has the 16th-ranked ERA (4.00) in the majors this season.

Athletics pitchers have a 1.359 WHIP this season, 20th in the majors.

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Nationals Starter Recent Performance: Jake Irvin

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Phillies Apr. 6 6.0 5 4 4 5 1
at Reds Mar. 31 5.0 7 3 3 4 2

Athletics Starter Recent Performance: Paul Blackburn

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Tigers Apr. 6 6.0 3 0 0 4 0
vs. Guardians Mar. 31 7.0 3 0 0 3 1

Nationals Key Players to Watch

The Nationals will send Jake Irvin (0-1) to make his third start of the season.

His most recent appearance came on Saturday against the Philadelphia Phillies, when the right-hander threw six innings, surrendering four earned runs while giving up five hits.

In two appearances this season, he has a 5.73 ERA and 7.4 strikeouts per nine innings, while opponents are batting .293 against him.

Abrams is batting .306 with three home runs and eight RBI. All three of those stats rank first among Washington hitters this season.

Lane Thomas is batting .191 with an OBP of .264 and a slugging percentage of .255 this season.

Jesse Winker has collected nine base hits, an OBP of .465 and a slugging percentage of .344 this season.

Athletics Key Players to Watch

Paul Blackburn will get the start for the Athletics, his third of the season.

The right-hander last pitched on Saturday, when he threw six innings against the Detroit Tigers without allowing a run.

He has pitched in two games this season with an ERA of 0.00, a batting average against of .130 and 4.8 strikeouts per nine innings.

Gelof has two doubles, a triple, two home runs and five walks while hitting .220.

Shea Langeliers’ four home runs and seven runs batted in are both team-highs.

JJ Bleday paces the Athletics with a .255 batting average.

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