Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros will play MJ Melendez and the Kansas City Royals on Friday at Minute Maid Park, at 8:10 PM ET.

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Royals vs. Astros Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Friday, September 22, 2023
  • Time: 8:10 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SportsNet SW
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Minute Maid Park
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Royals Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Royals' 152 home runs rank 26th in MLB this season.
  • Fueled by 443 extra-base hits, Kansas City ranks 21st in MLB with a .397 slugging percentage this season.
  • The Royals have a team batting average of .244 this season, which ranks 19th among MLB teams.
  • Kansas City has scored 635 runs (just 4.2 per game) this season, which ranks 26th in MLB.
  • The Royals have an OBP of just .303 this season, which ranks 26th in MLB.
  • The Royals rank 14th with an average of 8.5 strikeouts per game.
  • Kansas City averages just 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings as a pitching staff, which ranks 27th in the majors.
  • Kansas City has the 28th-ranked ERA (5.15) in the majors this season.
  • Royals pitchers have a 1.407 WHIP this season, 24th in the majors.

Royals Probable Starting Pitcher

  • The Royals will send Cole Ragans (6-4) to the mound for his 11th start this season.
  • The left-hander's last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw six innings against the Houston Astros, giving up five earned runs while allowing six hits.
  • In 10 starts this season, he's earned a quality start in six of them.
  • Ragans will look to pitch five or more innings for the 11th start in a row.
  • He has made 27 appearances and finished 15 of them without allowing an earned run.

Royals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Royals Starter Opponent Starter
9/16/2023 Astros W 10-8 Home Cole Ragans J.P. France
9/17/2023 Astros L 7-1 Home Jordan Lyles Framber Valdez
9/18/2023 Guardians W 6-4 Home Brady Singer Cal Quantrill
9/19/2023 Guardians W 7-6 Home Steven Cruz Logan Allen
9/20/2023 Guardians W 6-2 Home Zack Greinke Lucas Giolito
9/22/2023 Astros - Away Cole Ragans Framber Valdez
9/23/2023 Astros - Away Jordan Lyles J.P. France
9/24/2023 Astros - Away Brady Singer Hunter Brown
9/26/2023 Tigers - Away - Reese Olson
9/27/2023 Tigers - Away Zack Greinke Tarik Skubal
9/28/2023 Tigers - Away Cole Ragans Sawyer Gipson-Long

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