Twins vs. Royals: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Bailey Ober takes the ball for the Minnesota Twins (30-24) when they host starter Seth Lugo and the Kansas City Royals (34-22) at 7:40 PM ET on Wednesday.

See how to watch the Minnesota-Kansas City matchup below.

When is Twins vs. Royals and when does it start?

This contest between the Twins and Royals will take place on Wednesday, May 29, 2024. You should expect the opening pitch at 7:40 PM ET.

Where to watch Twins vs. Royals

The Twins and Royals will take to the diamond at Target Field for this matchup on May 29, and if you’d like to catch the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

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Twins vs. Royals Game Preview

These clubs meet again after the Twins took down the Royals 4-2 yesterday. Simeon Woods Richardson picked up the win for the Twins (5.0 IP, 2 R, 3 H, 4 K), and Byron Buxton led the way offensively (2-for-2 with a triple). Cole Ragans (5.0 IP, 3 R, 9 H, 7 K) was credited with the loss for the Royals.

Twins Stats, Odds & Insights

The Twins have won 24 of the 36 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (66.7%).

Minnesota is 12th in MLB with 58 total home runs.

The Twins’ .396 slugging percentage ranks 12th in MLB.

Minnesota has the 19th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.11).

Twins pitchers combine for the No. 10 WHIP in the majors (1.207).

Royals Stats, Odds & Insights

The Royals have entered the game as underdogs 31 times this season and won 16, or 51.6%, of those games.

Kansas City has hit 54 homers this season, which ranks 17th in the majors.

The Royals rank eighth in the majors with a .406 team slugging percentage.

Kansas City pitchers have a combined ERA of 3.40 ERA this year, fifth-best in baseball.

The Royals have a combined WHIP of 1.228 as a pitching staff, which ranks 12th in MLB.

Twins Starter Recent Performance: Bailey Ober

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Rangers May 24 5.0 4 2 2 5 3
at Guardians May 18 4.0 8 5 5 4 1
at Blue Jays May 12 6.1 1 0 0 10 0
vs. Mariners May 7 5.0 3 2 2 7 1
at White Sox May 1 6.0 6 4 4 3 0

Royals Starter Recent Performance: Seth Lugo

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Rays May 24 7.0 4 1 1 3 2
vs. Athletics May 18 5.2 6 2 2 10 1
at Angels May 12 8.0 5 1 1 12 0
vs. Brewers May 7 6.2 5 3 2 5 1
at Blue Jays May 1 7.0 2 1 1 8 2

Twins Key Players to Watch

The Twins are sending Ober (5-2) out to make his 11th start of the season. He is 5-2 with a 4.33 ERA and 54 strikeouts in 52 2/3 innings pitched.

The righty’s most recent appearance was on Friday against the Texas Rangers, when he threw five innings, surrendering two earned runs while giving up four hits.

In 10 games this season, the 28-year-old has amassed a 4.33 ERA and 9.3 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .220 to opposing batters.

Ryan Jeffers leads Minnesota in batting average (.252), home runs (10) and runs batted in (32) this season.

Max Kepler is batting .286 with an OBP of .348 and a slugging percentage of .496 this season.

Willi Castro has collected 45 base hits, an OBP of .324 and a slugging percentage of .407 this season.

Royals Key Players to Watch

The Royals will hand the ball to Lugo (8-1) for his 12th start of the season.

The right-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, when he threw seven innings against the Tampa Bay Rays, giving up one earned run while allowing four hits.

The 34-year-old has pitched in 11 games this season with an ERA of 1.74 and 7.6 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .207.

Bobby Witt Jr. has a team-best nine homers.

Maikel Garcia is hitting .265 with 12 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 15 walks.

Salvador Perez paces the Royals in home runs (nine), runs batted in (39) and has racked up a team-high batting average of .322.

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