The Kansas City Royals are scheduled to go head-to-head with the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum on June 18, 2024, starting at 9:40 PM. The forecast predicts overcast skies for the game night.

Alec Marsh will be the starting pitcher for the Royals, entering the game with an ERA of 3.627. Facing him from the mound for the Athletics will be Hogan Harris, who holds a solid ERA of 2.487.

In the American League Central Division, the Royals are currently 5th with a record of 41-32, which gives them a winning percentage of .560. They are 13-9 within their division, ranking 2nd there. The team’s recent performance reveals 4 wins in their last 10 matches, and they recently experienced a loss. At home, the Royals have claimed 25 victories against 14 losses, while their away record stands at 16-18. They’ve performed better during night games with 23 wins compared to 18 daytime victories. In total, the Royals have scored 351 runs and conceded 290.

Meanwhile, the Athletics find themselves in the 14th spot in the American League West Division with a record of 26-48, a .350 winning percentage. Their in-division record is 6-14, putting them at 5th position. They’ve struggled recently, with only 1 win in their last 10 attempts, and are currently on a 9-game losing streak. The Athletics have a 15-20 home record and an 11-28 away record. They have achieved 14 wins in daytime games versus 12 in nighttime encounters. The Athletics’ offense has accumulated 266 runs, and their pitching has allowed 358 runs.