How to Watch Kansas City Royals vs. Tampa Bay Rays: Channel, Live Stream, Game Time – May 24

In a series opener on Friday, Bobby Witt Jr. and the Kansas City Royals (32-19) will visit Isaac Paredes and the Tampa Bay Rays (25-26), with first pitch at 6:50 PM ET.

To watch Kansas City and Tampa Bay go head to head, check out the below article, which includes details on how to stream the game live or watch it on TV.

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Royals vs. Rays TV Channel and Live Stream

  • Date: Friday, May 24, 2024
  • Time: 6:50 PM ET
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo (Regional restrictions may apply)
  • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Venue: Tropicana Field

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Probable Pitchers

Seth Lugo (KC) Pitcher Shawn Armstrong (TB)
7 – 1 W/L 1 – 1
65.1 IP 22.1
1.79 ERA 4.03
0.980 WHIP 1.343
8 K/9 10.5
1.8 BB/9 3.6

Royals vs. Rays Top Hitters


  • Bobby Witt Jr. has 61 hits with a .551 slugging percentage, both team-high numbers for the Royals. He’s hitting .308 with 15 doubles, six triples, seven home runs and 18 walks.
  • Salvador Perez has 60 hits with a .401 OBP to pace his team in both. He has 11 doubles, nine home runs and 14 walks while batting .337.
  • Maikel Garcia is batting .266 with 12 doubles, three triples, five home runs and 14 walks.
  • Vinnie Pasquantino is hitting .232 with 13 doubles, a triple, five home runs and 21 walks.

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  • Isaac Paredes has 53 hits and an OBP of .395 to go with a slugging percentage of .512. All three of those stats rank first among Tampa Bay hitters this season.
  • Yandy Diaz is batting .255 with a .360 slugging percentage and 25 RBI this year.
  • Jose Caballero has collected 40 base hits, an OBP of .319 and a slugging percentage of .368 this season.
  • Amed Rosario has two home runs, 20 RBI and a batting average of .294 this season.

Royals vs. Rays Season Splits


  • On the road in 2024, Kansas City is 11-11.
  • In night games, the Royals are 20-11. In day games, they are 12-8.
  • Kansas City is 7-7 in one-run games this season.
  • The Royals are 25-15 versus right-handers, and 7-4 versus lefties.

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  • At home this year, the Rays are 14-15.
  • The Rays’ record at night is 16-16, and they’ve gone 9-10 in day games.
  • Tampa Bay’s record in one-run games in 2024 is 9-4.
  • The Rays’ record versus right-handers is 18-21. They are 7-5 when facing lefties.

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