How to Watch Kansas City Royals vs. Oakland Athletics: Channel, Live Stream, Game Time – May 17

On Friday, Cole Ragans will be on the mound when the Kansas City Royals (26-19) host the Oakland Athletics (19-27), who will counter with Mitch Spence. First pitch is at 7:40 PM ET.

Wanting to watch Kansas City square off against Oakland? Keep scrolling for details on how to watch the game on TV or stream it live.

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Royals vs. Athletics TV Channel and Live Stream

  • Date: Friday, May 17, 2024
  • Time: 7:40 PM ET
  • TV: NBCS-CA
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo (Regional restrictions may apply)
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium

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Probable Pitchers

Cole Ragans (KC) Pitcher Mitch Spence (OAK)
2 – 3 W/L 3 – 1
49 IP 25.1
4.22 ERA 4.26
1.286 WHIP 1.105
10.5 K/9 7.8
2.9 BB/9 2.5

Royals vs. Athletics Top Hitters

Royals

  • Bobby Witt Jr. has a team-best .500 slugging percentage, while batting .293 with 11 doubles, five triples, five home runs and 17 walks.
  • Salvador Perez’s 50 hits and .390 on-base percentage both lead his team. He has 10 doubles, eight home runs and 13 walks while batting .323.
  • Vinnie Pasquantino has 12 doubles, five home runs and 19 walks while batting .236.
  • Maikel Garcia is hitting .239 with nine doubles, a triple, four home runs and 13 walks.

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Athletics

  • Brent Rooker has been key for Oakland with 34 hits, an OBP of .365 plus a slugging percentage of .587.
  • Abraham Toro has a slash line of .288/.339/.444 this season and a team-best OPS of .784.
  • Shea Langeliers leads Oakland with 29 hits. He is batting .218 this season and 17 of his hits have gone for extra bases.
  • JJ Bleday has five home runs, 18 RBI and a batting average of .242 this season.

Royals vs. Athletics Season Splits

Royals

  • The Royals are 15-8 at home in 2024.
  • The Royals’ record in day games is 10-8, and at night it’s 16-11.
  • Kansas City is 7-7 in one-run games this season.
  • When facing right-handers, the Royals have gone 21-15, and they are 5-4 against lefties.

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Athletics

  • This season Oakland is 9-14 on the road.
  • In terms of start times, the Athletics have gone 11-10 in day games and 8-17 at night.
  • Oakland’s record in one-run games in 2024 is 7-7.
  • When facing righties, the Athletics have gone 13-19, and they are 6-8 against southpaws.

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