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Game 151: Kansas City Royals vs. Oakland Athletics

Can Kansas City teams make it 2-0 in two days in Oakland?

MLB: Oakland Athletics at Kansas City Royals Peter G. Aiken

Kansas City Royals (55-95) @ Oakland Athletics (90-60)

Glenn Sparkman (4-11, 5.94 ERA) vs. Tanner Roark (10-8, 4.01 ERA)

First pitch - 9:07 p.m. CST

Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, California

Quick hits:

  • The Royals extended their radio deal with Entercom (610 AM) through 2024.

  • With 11 games to go, Whit Merrifield leads DJ LeMahieu by eight hits for the major league lead. He has 193 in total

  • Jorge Soler is slashing .310/.375/.741 in his last 15 games with seven home runs and 12 RBIs

  • Last time Roark faced Kansas City, he gave up four earned runs in six innings.

  • Christian Colón was added to the Cincinnati Reds roster for the final weeks. The former Royals’ playoff hero hasn’t played in the big leagues since 2017.


Merrifield 2B

Mondesi SS

Soler DH

Dozier 3B

Gordon LF

Starling RF

O’Hearn 1B

Viloria C

Phillips CF

Sparkman P