White Sox vs. Royals: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch
In a series opener on Monday, Dylan Cease will start for the Chicago White Sox (12-23) against Zack Greinke and the Kansas City Royals (9-26), with first pitch scheduled for 7:40 PM ET at Kauffman Stadium.
See how to watch the Chicago-Kansas City matchup below.
When is White Sox vs. Royals and when does it start?
This game between the White Sox and Royals is set to start on Monday, May 8, 2023. Be ready to see the opening pitch at 7:40 PM ET.
Where to watch White Sox vs. Royals
The White Sox and Royals will hit the field at Kauffman Stadium for this matchup on May 8, and if you want to catch 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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White Sox Stats, Odds & Insights
The White Sox have won five of the nine games they were the moneyline favorite this season (55.6%).
Chicago ranks 17th in baseball with 37 total home runs.
The White Sox rank 17th in baseball, slugging .390.
Chicago has the 28th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (5.50).
The White Sox average MLB’s third-highest WHIP (1.511).
Royals Stats, Odds & Insights
The Royals have won nine, or 28.1%, of the 32 games they’ve played as underdogs this season.
Kansas City ranks 23rd in Major League Baseball with 32 home runs.
Fueled by 103 extra-base hits, the Royals rank 20th in MLB with a .384 slugging percentage this season.
Kansas City has pitched to a 5.64 ERA this season, which ranks 29th in baseball.
The Royals have a combined 1.466 WHIP as a pitching staff, fourth-highest in MLB.
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White Sox Starter Recent Performance: Dylan Cease
|vs. Twins||May. 3||5.0||5||4||4||6||4|
|vs. Rays||Apr. 27||4.0||9||7||6||3||2|
|at Rays||Apr. 22||4.0||6||3||3||5||1|
|vs. Orioles||Apr. 16||6.0||6||4||2||5||5|
|at Twins||Apr. 10||5.0||3||3||1||6||2|
Royals Starter Recent Performance: Zack Greinke
|vs. Orioles||May. 3||5.0||3||0||0||3||0|
|at Twins||Apr. 27||3.2||8||7||7||3||2|
|at Angels||Apr. 22||5.0||7||4||4||2||0|
|vs. Braves||Apr. 16||6.0||4||4||4||6||1|
|at Rangers||Apr. 10||5.0||6||4||3||3||1|
White Sox Key Players to Watch
Cease gets the start for the White Sox, his eighth of the season. He is 2-1 with a 4.58 ERA and 43 strikeouts in 35 1/3 innings pitched.
In his last outing on Wednesday against the Minnesota Twins, the righty threw five innings, allowing four earned runs while surrendering five hits.
The 27-year-old has a 4.58 ERA and 11 strikeouts per nine innings across seven games this season, while allowing a batting average of .229 to his opponents.
Luis Robert leads Chicago with seven home runs this season. He’s batting .260 with 20 RBI.
Andrew Vaughn leads Chicago in runs batted in (24) this season. He’s batting .248 while slugging .419.
Andrew Benintendi has 33 hits this season and a slash line of .268/.338/.325.
Royals Key Players to Watch
Greinke (1-4) will take the mound for the Royals, his eighth start of the season.
The right-hander’s last start was on Wednesday, when he tossed five innings without allowing a run on three hits in a matchup with the Baltimore Orioles.
The 39-year-old has an ERA of 5.25 and 6.2 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .283 in seven games this season.
Vinnie Pasquantino is hitting .276 with 11 doubles, six home runs and 21 walks.
Bobby Witt Jr. is batting .234 with five doubles, three triples, six home runs and eight walks.
Salvador Perez paces the Royals in home runs (seven), runs batted in (19) and has put up a team-best batting average of .290.
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