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What channel Royals vs. Athletics is on and how to watch via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Saturday’s game between the Kansas City Royals and Oakland A’s on ESPN+.

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Elvis Andrus #17, Mark Canha #20 and Skye Bolt #49 of the Oakland Athletics celebrate after a win against the Arizona Diamondbacks at RingCentral Coliseum on June 09, 2021 in Oakland, California. Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images

ESPN+ will host Saturday’s matchup between the Kansas City Royals and the Oakland A’s with first pitch set for 4:07 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Oakland Coliseum, and will also air on Bally Sports Kansas City in the Royals market and on NBC Sports Californa in the Athletics market. Jackson Kowar and James Kaprielian will start for Kansas City and Oakland, respectively.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this MLB matchup, you can stream the game via WatchESPN or the ESPN app. But keep in mind — you’ll need a subscription to ESPN+. You can subscribe to ESPN+ on the ESPN website, where you can get a monthly subscription for $5.99, or get the ESPN/Disney/Hulu bundle for $13.99 per month.

The Royals and A’s have split the first two games of the four-game set. The A’s are a -165 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Royals are +143 underdogs.