The Kansas City Royals are set to clash with the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum on June 18, 2024. The game is scheduled to start at 09:40 pm under what is expected to be overcast skies.

Alec Marsh will take the mound for the Royals, showcasing a respectable 3.627 ERA. His counterpart from the Athletics, Hogan Harris, will pitch with an even stronger ERA of 2.487.

As of now, the Royals sit 5th in the 2024 AL Central Division with a 41-32 record, translating to a .562 winning percentage. Their divisional play adds up to 13 wins and 9 losses. They are currently 2nd in their division, based on recent performances including 4 wins in their last 10 games, and are on a one-game losing streak. The Royals have shown stronger performance at home (25-16) compared to their road games (16-18), and they excel in night games with 23 wins against 18 wins during day games. They’ve scored 351 runs and conceded 290 so far.

In contrast, the Athletics struggle in the AL West Division, positioned last at 14th with a 26-48 record, reflecting a .351 winning percentage. They reside at the bottom of the division with a 6-14 divisional record. Their recent form includes a single win in their last 10 games, and they are currently mired in a nine-game losing streak. Performance at home stands at 15-20, and on the road it worsens to 11-28. They have managed 14 wins in day games and 12 in night games. The team’s offense has produced 266 runs, while their pitching and defense have allowed 358 runs.