Orioles vs. Royals: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch
The Baltimore Orioles (20-10), led by Adley Rutschman, visit Vinnie Pasquantino and the Kansas City Royals (8-23) at 2:10 PM ET on Thursday.
Find out how to watch the Baltimore-Kansas City matchup below.
When is Orioles vs. Royals and when does it start?
This game between the Orioles and Royals will take place on Thursday, May 4, 2023. You can expect the opening pitch at 2:10 PM ET.
Where to watch Orioles vs. Royals
The Orioles and Royals will hit the field at Kauffman Stadium for this matchup on May 4, and if you want 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 BSKC.
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Orioles vs. Royals Game Preview
The Royals defeated the Orioles 6-0 yesterday, with Zack Greinke getting the win (5.0 IP, 0 R, 3 H, 3 K) and Pasquantino leading the way offensively (going 3-for-4 with two doubles, a home run and three RBI). Kyle Gibson (6.2 IP, 6 R, 10 H, 0 K) took the loss for the Orioles.
Orioles Stats, Odds & Insights
The Orioles have won 14 of the 18 games they were listed as the moneyline favorite this season (77.8%).
Baltimore ranks 12th in MLB with 36 total home runs.
The Orioles’ .427 slugging percentage ranks 10th-best in MLB.
Baltimore has a 4.40 team ERA that ranks 17th among all MLB pitching staffs.
The Orioles average MLB’s 15th-ranked WHIP (1.300).
Royals Stats, Odds & Insights
This season, the Royals have won eight out of the 30 games, or 26.7%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
Kansas City ranks 26th in Major League Baseball with just 25 home runs as a team.
The Royals are 26th in MLB with a slugging percentage of only .363 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 1.436 as a pitching staff, which ranks 25th in MLB.
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Orioles Starter Recent Performance: Grayson Rodriguez
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|vs. Tigers||Apr. 23||5.0||5||0||0||6||3|
|at White Sox||Apr. 16||5.0||6||4||4||8||2|
|vs. Athletics||Apr. 11||4.1||6||5||5||6||4|
|at Rangers||Apr. 5||5.0||4||2||2||5||1|
Royals Starter Recent Performance: Jordan Lyles
|at Twins||Apr. 28||4.0||7||7||7||4||4|
|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|
Orioles Key Players to Watch
Grayson Rodriguez makes the start for the Orioles, his sixth of the season. He is 1-0 with a 4.07 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 24 1/3 innings pitched.
In his last time out on Saturday against the Detroit Tigers, the righty threw five scoreless innings while surrendering two hits.
In five games this season, the 23-year-old has put up an ERA of 4.07, with 12.6 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are hitting .245 against him.
Rutschman leads Baltimore in batting average (.313) this season while adding four home runs and 18 RBI.
Jorge Mateo has 26 hits and an OBP of .371 to go with a slugging percentage of .613 this season.
Ryan Mountcastle leads Baltimore in home runs (eight) and runs batted in (26) this season while batting .256.
Royals Key Players to Watch
The Royals will hand the ball to Jordan Lyles (0-5) for his seventh start of the season.
The right-hander’s last appearance was on Friday, when he threw four innings against the Minnesota Twins, giving up seven earned runs while allowing seven hits.
The 32-year-old has pitched to a 5.86 ERA this season with 6.9 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3.1 walks per nine across six games.
Pasquantino leads the Royals with six home runs and has accumulated a team-high batting average of .292.
Bobby Witt Jr. is batting .222 with four doubles, three triples, five home runs and seven walks.
Salvador Perez has accumulated a team-high 16 runs batted in.
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