Twins vs. Royals: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Twins vs. Royals: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch


The Minnesota Twins (15-11), led by Joey Gallo, host Vinnie Pasquantino and the Kansas City Royals (6-20) on Friday at 4:10 PM ET.

Keep reading to find out all the details on how to watch Minnesota play Kansas City live.

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

This game between the Twins and Royals is scheduled to start on Friday, April 28, 2023. Be ready to see the opening pitch at 4:10 PM ET.

Where to watch Twins vs. Royals

The Twins and Royals will hit the field at Target Field for this matchup on April 28, and if you want to see the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on MLB Network.

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Twins vs. Royals Game Preview

The Twins defeated the Royals 7-1 yesterday, with Brock Stewart getting the win (2.0 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 3 K) and Byron Buxton leading the way offensively (going 1-for-4 with a home run and three RBI). Zack Greinke (3.2 IP, 7 R, 8 H, 3 K) took the loss for the Royals.

Twins Stats, Odds & Insights

The Twins have won 13 of the 17 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (76.5%).

Minnesota is eighth in MLB play with 33 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.

The Twins are 16th in MLB, slugging .403.

Minnesota has a 3.43 team ERA that ranks sixth across all MLB pitching staffs.

The Twins have the second-lowest WHIP in MLB (1.090).

Royals Stats, Odds & Insights

The Royals have entered the game as underdogs 25 times this season and won six, or 24%, of those games.

Kansas City ranks 26th in Major League Baseball with just 19 home runs as a team.

The Royals rank 29th in the majors with a .339 team slugging percentage.

Kansas City has the 28th-ranked ERA (5.35) in the majors this season.

Royals pitchers have a 1.404 WHIP this season, 25th in the majors.

Twins Starter Recent Performance: Pablo Lopez

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Nationals Apr. 22 4.0 8 5 5 6 2
at Yankees Apr. 16 6.0 7 2 2 7 1
vs. White Sox Apr. 11 7.2 3 2 2 10 1
at Marlins Apr. 5 7.0 3 1 1 8 1
at Royals Mar. 30 5.1 2 0 0 8 3

Royals Starter Recent Performance: Jordan Lyles

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Angels Apr. 23 6.0 4 4 4 5 1
vs. Rangers Apr. 17 8.0 3 4 2 3 3
at Rangers Apr. 11 6.1 8 4 4 4 2
vs. Blue Jays Apr. 6 5.2 8 5 5 9 0
vs. Twins Apr. 1 5.1 5 2 1 2 2

Twins Key Players to Watch

Pablo Lopez (1-2) takes the mound for the Twins in his sixth start of the season. He has a 3.00 ERA in 30 2/3 innings pitched, with 39 strikeouts.

His last time out was on Saturday against the Washington Nationals, when the right-hander tossed four innings, surrendering five earned runs while allowing eight hits.

The 27-year-old has put up an ERA of 3.00, with 11.7 strikeouts per nine innings, in five games this season. Opponents are hitting .213 against him.

Gallo is batting .239 this season with a team-high seven home runs.

Buxton leads Minnesota in batting with a .244 average while slugging five homers and driving in 13 runs.

Trevor Larnach is among the top hitters for Minnesota with a .235 average, three homers and 18 RBI.

Royals Key Players to Watch

Jordan Lyles (0-4) will take to the mound for the Royals and make his sixth start of the season.

The right-hander’s last appearance was on Sunday, when he threw six innings against the Los Angeles Angels, giving up four earned runs while allowing four hits.

The 32-year-old has pitched to a 4.60 ERA this season with 6.6 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.3 walks per nine across five games.

Pasquantino paces the Royals with five home runs and has racked up a team-best batting average of .283.

Bobby Witt Jr. is hitting .243 with three doubles, two triples, four home runs and six walks.

Salvador Perez is hitting .244 with seven doubles, two home runs and three walks.

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Author: Sam Russell

Sam hails from Grandville, Michigan. He has a rich sports background, including playing baseball at Central Michigan before covering high school sports and working with the Orlando Magic. He earned his degree from Central Michigan University and was a member of the 2010 MAC Championship baseball team. Sam grew his knowledge of sports betting while working with Betsperts in various areas such as writing, social media, betting research, and business development. He's a big fan of the NBA, NFL, and MLB, highly interested in data and statistics.