How to Watch Kansas City Royals vs. Oakland Athletics: Channel, Live Stream, Game Time – May 18

Bobby Witt Jr. and the Kansas City Royals (27-19) will meet Brent Rooker and the Oakland Athletics (19-28) on Saturday. First pitch at Kauffman Stadium is slated for 7:10 PM ET.

Ahead of Kansas City taking on Oakland, you can find out how to watch the matchup in the piece below.

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Royals vs. Athletics TV Channel and Live Stream

  • Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024
  • Time: 7:10 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

Seth Lugo (KC) Pitcher Ross Stripling (OAK)
6 – 1 W/L 1 – 7
59.2 IP 47
1.66 ERA 4.98
0.955 WHIP 1.532
7.2 K/9 5.7
1.8 BB/9 2.3

Royals vs. Athletics Top Hitters

Royals

  • Bobby Witt Jr. has 12 doubles, five triples, five home runs and 17 walks while batting .291.
  • Salvador Perez has 11 doubles, eight home runs and 14 walks while hitting .335. He paces his team with 53 hits and a .403 OBP, with a team-best .557 slugging percentage.
  • Maikel Garcia has nine doubles, a triple, five home runs and 13 walks while hitting .238.
  • Vinnie Pasquantino is hitting .230 with 12 doubles, five home runs and 19 walks.

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Athletics

  • Brent Rooker has been key for Oakland with 10 home runs, 28 RBI and a batting average of .272 this season.
  • Abraham Toro has a slash line of .293/.343/.446 this season and a team-best OPS of .789.
  • Shea Langeliers leads Oakland in total hits (30) this season, and 18 of those have gone for extra bases.
  • JJ Bleday is batting .242 with a .320 OBP and 18 RBI for Oakland this season.

Royals vs. Athletics Season Splits

Royals

  • At home this season, the Royals are 16-8.
  • In day games, the Royals are 10-8. In night games, they are 17-11.
  • In 2024, Kansas City’s record in one-run games is 7-7.
  • The Royals are 5-4 versus lefties, and 22-15 versus right-handers.

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Athletics

  • Oakland has won nine and lost 15 in their 24 away games this season.
  • In day games, the Athletics are 11-10. In night games, they are 8-18.
  • Oakland is 7-7 in one-run games this year.
  • The Athletics’ record against right-handers is 13-19. They are 6-9 when facing southpaws.

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