The Oakland A's remain on their home field on Saturday to host the Kansas City Royals. Oakland is 32-31 on the season heading into this season and are 4th in the AL West. The A's have won just 4 of their last 10 games but did beat the Royals 4-1 on Thursday. Oakland is 16-15 on the season.
Trevor Cahill will make his 9th start of the season for the A's. Cahill is 1-2 on the season with 48.2 innings pitched. Cahill carries a 2.77 ERA and has 47 strikeouts. The Oakland A's have 78 home runs on the season with is the 5th most in the league.
The Kansas City Royals have lost 6 straight games heading into Friday night. The Royals are 21-42 on the season and are 5th in the AL Central. Kansas City has won just 3 of their last 10 games and are 11-21 on the road.
Danny Duffy will climb the hill for the Royals on Saturday. Duffy is just 2-6 on the season through 13 starts. Duffy carries a 5.81 ERA with 54 strikeouts.