On the evening of June 19, 2024, the Kansas City Royals are set to clash with the Oakland Athletics at Oakland Coliseum, starting at 9:40 PM under expected clear skies.

Cole Ragans, with a commendable ERA of 3.140, will be starting as pitcher for the Royals. The Athletics will counter with Luis Medina, who has struggled this season with an ERA of 5.870.

Currently, the Royals are placed 5th in the 2024 AL Central Division with a record of 41 wins and 32 losses, a winning percentage of .56. They are ranked 2nd within their division with a record of 13-9. Their recent performance shows 4 wins in the last 10 games, with a current losing streak of one game. At home, they’ve recorded 25 wins against 14 losses, whereas their away record stands at 16-18. They have a stronger performance in night games with 23 wins compared to 18 in day games, scoring a total of 351 runs while conceding 290.

The Athletics, on the other hand, are not faring as well, positioned at the bottom of the AL West Division in 14th place. Their season record is 26 wins and 48 losses, translating to a .35 winning percentage. They have won only 6 and lost 14 games in their division, remaining in the last place. Their recent ten games saw only one victory, extending their losing streak to nine. Their home record this season is 15-20, while they struggle more on the road with 11-28. They’ve scored 266 runs and given up 358 runs this season.