Royals vs. Athletics: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch
Vinnie Pasquantino and the Kansas City Royals (8-25) host Brent Rooker and the Oakland Athletics (7-26) at 7:10 PM ET on Saturday.
Keep reading to find out all the details on how to watch Kansas City square off against Oakland live.
When is Royals vs. Athletics and when does it start?
This matchup between the Royals and Athletics is scheduled to start on Saturday, May 6, 2023. Expect to see the opening pitch at 7:10 PM ET.
Where to watch Royals vs. Athletics
The Royals and Athletics will hit the field at Kauffman Stadium for this matchup on May 6, and if you would like to see the game 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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Royals vs. Athletics Game Preview
The Athletics beat the Royals 12-8 yesterday, with Kyle Muller getting the win (5.1 IP, 5 R, 8 H, 1 K) and Ryan Noda leading the way offensively (going 3-for-4 with two doubles and three RBI). Brad Keller (4.1 IP, 6 R, 11 H, 1 K) took the loss for the Royals.
Royals Stats, Odds & Insights
The Royals have been listed as the moneyline favorite just two other times so far this season, and they lost both of the games.
Kansas City ranks 24th in MLB action with 29 home runs. They average 0.9 per game.
The Royals’ .382 slugging percentage ranks 20th in baseball.
Kansas City has a 5.81 team ERA that ranks 29th among all MLB pitching staffs.
The Royals have the fourth-highest WHIP in the majors (1.495).
Athletics Stats, Odds & Insights
This season, the Athletics have won seven out of the 33 games, or 21.2%, in which they’ve been the underdog.
Oakland has hit 36 homers this season, which ranks 14th in the majors.
The Athletics are 22nd in MLB with a slugging percentage of .378 this season.
Oakland pitchers have a combined ERA of 7.39 ERA this year, which ranks 30th in MLB.
The Athletics have a combined 1.735 WHIP as a pitching staff, highest in MLB.
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Royals Starter Recent Performance: Brady Singer
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Athletics Starter Recent Performance: Ken Waldichuk
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Royals Key Players to Watch
Brady Singer (2-3 with an 8.49 ERA and 29 strikeouts in 29 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Royals, his seventh of the season.
The right-hander last pitched on Sunday against the Minnesota Twins, when he went 2 2/3 innings, allowing eight earned runs while giving up five hits.
The 26-year-old has an ERA of 8.49, with 8.8 strikeouts per nine innings, in six games this season. Opponents are hitting .300 against him.
Pasquantino leads Kansas City in homers with six while also maintaining a team-best .289 batting average.
Bobby Witt Jr. has collected 31 hits this season and has an OBP of .281. He’s slugging .435 on the year.
Salvador Perez leads the club in homers (six) and runs batted in (18) this season.
Athletics Key Players to Watch
Ken Waldichuk (0-2) will take to the mound for the Athletics and make his seventh start of the season.
The left-hander last pitched on Sunday, when he gave up three earned runs and allowed six hits in 5 2/3 innings against the Cincinnati Reds.
The 25-year-old has pitched in six games this season with an ERA of 7.26 and 7.3 strikeouts per nine innings, with an opponent batting average of .307.
Rooker paces the Athletics in home runs (10), runs batted in (25) and has racked up a team-high batting average of .333.
Esteury Ruiz is batting .276 with eight doubles, a triple and four walks.
Shea Langeliers is batting .212 with two doubles, a triple, six home runs and eight walks.
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