On June 20, 2024, the Kansas City Royals are set to compete against the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum, with the first pitch scheduled for 3:37 PM. The forecast predicts scattered clouds for the game day.

Seth Lugo will be starting as pitcher for the Royals, entering the game with an impressive 2.404 ERA. His counterpart from the Athletics, Mitch Spence, will take the mound with a 3.947 ERA.

In the 2024 AL Central Division, the Royals currently sit in 5th place, boasting a 41-32 record, which translates to a .560 winning percentage. They are ranked 2nd within the division with a 13-9 record. The Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games and are coming off a single loss streak. Their record shows 25-14 at home and 16-18 on the road. During day games, the Royals have secured 18 victories, compared to 23 in night games. They have scored 351 runs and allowed 290.

Meanwhile, the Athletics struggle in the AL West, positioned 14th with a record of 26-48, reflecting a .350 winning percentage. They are last in their division with a 6-14 record. Their recent form includes just 1 win in their last 10 outings, coupled with a 9-game losing streak. At home, they have a 15-20 record, while away they have gone 11-28. They have gathered 14 wins in day games versus 12 in night games. The team has managed to score 266 runs and conceded 358.