Orioles vs. Royals: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch
In a series opener on Tuesday, Jorge Mateo and the Baltimore Orioles (19-9) take on Vinnie Pasquantino and the Kansas City Royals (7-22), with first pitch scheduled for 7:40 PM ET at Kauffman Stadium.
The article below will provide you with everything you need to watch Baltimore play Kansas City.
When is Orioles vs. Royals and when does it start?
This matchup between the Orioles and Royals will begin on Tuesday, May 2, 2023. Expect to see the opening pitch at 7:40 PM ET.
Where to watch Orioles vs. Royals
The Orioles and Royals will hit the diamond at Kauffman Stadium for this matchup on May 2, and if you would like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on BSKC.
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Orioles Stats, Odds & Insights
The Orioles have a 13-3 record in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 81.2% of those games).
Baltimore is 12th in MLB play with 34 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
The Orioles’ .426 slugging percentage is 10th-best in baseball.
Baltimore’s 4.23 team ERA ranks 14th across all MLB pitching staffs.
Pitchers for the Orioles combine for the 15th-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.296).
Royals Stats, Odds & Insights
This season, the Royals have been the underdog 28 times and won seven, or 25%, of those games.
Kansas City has hit just 20 homers this season, which ranks 26th in the majors.
The Royals rank 28th in MLB with a team slugging percentage of just .345 this season.
Kansas City pitchers have a combined ERA of 5.46 ERA this year, which ranks 28th in MLB.
The Royals have a combined WHIP of 1.420 as a pitching staff, which ranks 25th in MLB.
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Orioles Starter Recent Performance: Tyler Wells
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|vs. Tigers||Apr. 21||7.0||3||0||0||5||1|
|at White Sox||Apr. 14||5.1||5||3||3||3||1|
|vs. Yankees||Apr. 9||6.0||6||4||4||6||0|
|at Rangers||Apr. 3||5.0||0||0||0||2||0|
Royals Starter Recent Performance: Ryan Yarbrough
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|at Angels||Apr. 21||4.0||3||2||2||1||0|
|vs. Braves||Apr. 15||2.1||3||4||4||0||1|
|at Rangers||Apr. 12||1.0||1||0||0||0||0|
|at Giants||Apr. 9||1.1||3||3||3||1||0|
Orioles Key Players to Watch
Tyler Wells (1-1 with a 2.79 ERA and 23 strikeouts in 29 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Orioles, his fifth of the season.
The righty’s last time out came on Wednesday against the Boston Red Sox, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings, surrendering two earned runs while giving up four hits.
In five games this season, the 28-year-old has a 2.79 ERA and 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .176 to his opponents.
Mateo leads Baltimore with six home runs this season. He’s batting .347 with 17 RBI.
Cedric Mullins leads Baltimore in runs batted in with 21 while batting .255 with three homers.
Adley Rutschman has collected 30 base hits, an OBP of .419 and a slugging percentage of .437 this season.
Royals Key Players to Watch
The Royals’ Ryan Yarbrough will make his second start of the season.
The left-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he threw four innings against the Arizona Diamondbacks, giving up one earned run.
He has pitched in eight games this season with an ERA of 6.35, a batting average against of .292 and 3.7 strikeouts per nine innings.
Pasquantino has hit a team-high five home runs.
Bobby Witt Jr. has four doubles, two triples, four home runs and seven walks while hitting .222.
Edward Olivares leads the Royals with a .289 batting average.
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