Cole Ragans takes the mound for the Kansas City Royals on Saturday at Kauffman Stadium against Jose Altuve and the Houston Astros. First pitch is at 7:10 PM ET.

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

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV Channel: BSKC
  • Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Venue: Kauffman Stadium
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Royals Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Royals rank 26th in Major League Baseball with just 148 home runs as a team.
  • Kansas City ranks 21st in the majors with a .397 team slugging percentage.
  • The Royals' .243 batting average ranks 20th in the league this season.
  • Kansas City has scored the 25th-most runs in the majors this season with 605 (4.1 per game).
  • The Royals have an OBP of just .301 this season, which ranks 28th in MLB.
  • The Royals rank 15th in MLB in strikeouts per game with an average of 8.6 whiffs per contest.
  • Kansas City has an 8.1 K/9 this season as a pitching staff, which ranks 27th in baseball.
  • Kansas City has the 28th-ranked ERA (5.15) in the majors this season.
  • Royals pitchers have a 1.404 WHIP this season, 24th in the majors.

Royals Probable Starting Pitcher

  • The Royals will send Ragans (6-4) to the mound for his 10th start this season.
  • The left-hander's last start was on Sunday, when he tossed 5 2/3 innings while giving up two earned runs on one hit in a matchup with the Toronto Blue Jays.
  • He has earned a quality start six times in nine starts this season.
  • Ragans has nine starts in a row of five innings or more.
  • He has 15 appearances with no earned runs allowed in 26 chances this season.

Royals Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Royals Starter Opponent Starter
9/10/2023 Blue Jays L 5-2 Away Cole Ragans José Berríos
9/12/2023 White Sox L 6-2 Away Brady Singer Dylan Cease
9/12/2023 White Sox W 11-10 Away Jordan Lyles Touki Toussaint
9/13/2023 White Sox W 7-1 Away Steven Cruz Mike Clevinger
9/15/2023 Astros W 4-2 Home Zack Greinke Cristian Javier
9/16/2023 Astros - Home Cole Ragans J.P. France
9/17/2023 Astros - Home Jordan Lyles Framber Valdez
9/18/2023 Guardians - Home Brady Singer Cal Quantrill
9/19/2023 Guardians - Home - Logan Allen
9/20/2023 Guardians - Home Zack Greinke Lucas Giolito
9/22/2023 Astros - Away Cole Ragans J.P. France

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