How to Watch Rangers vs. Athletics: Live Stream or on TV
Marcus Semien and the Texas Rangers (22-14) visit Brent Rooker and the Oakland Athletics (8-30) at 9:40 PM ET on Thursday.
See how to watch the Texas-Oakland matchup below.
When is Rangers vs. Athletics and when does it start?
This contest between the Rangers and Athletics will begin on Thursday, May 11, 2023. You should expect the opening pitch at 9:40 PM ET.
Where to watch Rangers vs. Athletics
The Rangers and Athletics will hit the field at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum for this matchup on May 11, and if you would like to see the event live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on NBCS-CA.
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Rangers Stats, Odds & Insights
The Rangers have won 57.9% of the games this season when they were favored on the moneyline (11-8).
Texas ranks eighth in baseball with 47 home runs. They average 1.3 per game.
The Rangers are fifth in MLB, slugging .440.
Texas’ 3.71 team ERA ranks ninth across all MLB pitching staffs.
The Rangers have the fifth-lowest WHIP in baseball (1.176).
Athletics Stats, Odds & Insights
The Athletics have entered the game as underdogs 37 times this season and won eight, or 21.6%, of those games.
Oakland has hit 43 homers this season, which ranks 12th in the majors.
The Athletics are 23rd in MLB with a slugging percentage of .384 this season.
Oakland pitchers have a combined ERA of 7.43 ERA this year, which ranks 30th in MLB.
The Athletics have a combined WHIP of 1.726 as a pitching staff, which is worst in baseball this season.
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Rangers Key Players to Watch
The Rangers will send Nathan Eovaldi (4-2) out for his eighth start of the season. He is 4-2 with a 3.22 ERA and 44 strikeouts in 44 2/3 innings pitched.
In his last time out on Sunday, the right-hander threw eight scoreless innings against the Los Angeles Angels while surrendering five hits.
In seven games this season, the 33-year-old has an ERA of 3.22, with 8.9 strikeouts per nine innings. Opponents are batting .251 against him.
Semien has been key for Texas with six home runs, 30 RBI and a batting average of .290 this season.
Adolis Garcia is batting .252 this season with a team-high nine home runs and 36 RBI.
Jonah Heim’s batting average of .315 leads all Texas hitters this season.
Athletics Key Players to Watch
The Athletics will send out Zach Neal for his first start of the season.
This will be the first MLB start for the 34-year-old right-hander.
Rooker paces the Athletics with 10 home runs and 26 runs batted in, while racking up a team-high batting average of .317.
Esteury Ruiz is hitting .265 with nine doubles, a triple and four walks.
Ryan Noda is hitting .244 with eight doubles, a triple, three home runs and 26 walks.
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