Royals vs. Padres Probable Starting Pitchers Today – June 2

The Kansas City Royals (35-25) carry a three-game losing run into a home contest versus the San Diego Padres (32-29), at 2:10 PM ET on Sunday.

The probable pitchers are Cole Ragans (4-4) for the Royals and Michael King (4-4) for the Padres.

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Royals vs. Padres Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Sunday, June 2, 2024
  • Time: 2:10 PM ET
  • TV: BSKC
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Ragans – KC (4-4, 3.36 ERA) vs King – SD (4-4, 4.09 ERA)

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Royals Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Cole Ragans

  • Ragans (4-4) will take to the mound for the Royals and make his 13th start of the season.
  • The left-hander’s last appearance was on Tuesday, when he threw five innings against the Minnesota Twins, giving up two earned runs while allowing eight hits.
  • The 26-year-old has pitched to a 3.36 ERA this season with 11.1 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 3 walks per nine across 12 games.
  • In 12 starts this season, he’s earned a quality start in seven of them.
  • Ragans has seven starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • He has made 12 appearances and finished four of them without allowing an earned run.
  • The 26-year-old ranks 37th in ERA (3.36), 49th in WHIP (1.194), and seventh in K/9 (11.1) among qualified pitchers in the majors this season.

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Padres Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Michael King

  • King (4-4) gets the starting nod for the Padres in his 12th start of the season. He has a 4.09 ERA in 66 2/3 innings pitched, with 74 strikeouts.
  • The right-hander last pitched on Monday against the Miami Marlins, when he threw five innings, allowing one earned run while giving up three hits.
  • The 29-year-old has an ERA of 4.09, with 10.1 strikeouts per nine innings in 12 games this season. Opposing batters have a .218 batting average against him.
  • King is trying to pick up his sixth quality start of the season.
  • King is trying for his seventh straight outing lasting five or more innings. He averages 5.5 frames per start.
  • He has held his opponents without an earned run in three of his 12 appearances this season.
  • The 29-year-old ranks 60th in ERA (4.09), 58th in WHIP (1.273), and 14th in K/9 (10.1) among qualifying pitchers in MLB play this season.

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