Royals vs. Athletics Probable Starting Pitchers Today – May 18

The Oakland Athletics (19-28) hope to end their six-game losing run versus the Kansas City Royals (27-19), at 7:10 PM ET on Saturday.

The Royals will give the nod to Seth Lugo (6-1) against the Athletics and Ross Stripling (1-7).

Watch MLB, other live sports and more on Fubo! Use our link to sign up for a free trial.

Royals vs. Athletics Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Saturday, May 18, 2024
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV: NBCS-CA
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Lugo – KC (6-1, 1.66 ERA) vs Stripling – OAK (1-7, 4.98 ERA)

You can watch the MLB all season long on Fubo!

Royals Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Seth Lugo

  • Lugo (6-1) will take to the mound for the Royals and make his 10th start of the season.
  • The right-hander’s last start was on Sunday, when he tossed eight innings while giving up one earned run on five hits in a matchup with the Los Angeles Angels.
  • The 34-year-old has pitched in nine games this season with an ERA of 1.66, a 4 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of .955.
  • He’s going for his fifth straight quality start.
  • Lugo will look to finish five or more innings for the 10th start in a row.
  • In nine appearances this season, he has finished three without allowing an earned run.
  • The 34-year-old ranks fourth in ERA (1.66), ninth in WHIP (.955), and 55th in K/9 (7.2) among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.

Rep your team with officially licensed MLB gear! Head to Fanatics to find jerseys, shirts, and much more.

Athletics Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Ross Stripling

  • Stripling makes the start for the Athletics, his 10th of the season. He is 1-7 with a 4.98 ERA and 30 strikeouts over 47 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last appearance on Tuesday, the righty tossed five innings against the Houston Astros, allowing two earned runs while surrendering four hits.
  • During nine games this season, the 34-year-old has put up a 4.98 ERA and 5.7 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .309 to his opponents.
  • Stripling is trying to pick up his third quality start of the year in this game.
  • Stripling enters the game with eight outings of five or more innings pitched this year.
  • In one of his nine total appearances this season he has not surrendered an earned run.
  • Among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season, the 34-year-old’s 4.98 ERA ranks 64th, 1.532 WHIP ranks 74th, and 5.7 K/9 ranks 75th.
Post
Shared content written by the Lineups Staff!

Hot MLB News Stories

Featured NBA Articles