The Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals will send J.P. France and Jordan Lyles, respectively, to the mound when the two squads face off on Saturday at Minute Maid Park, at 7:10 PM ET.

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Astros vs. Royals Live Stream, TV Channel and Game Info:

  • Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023
  • Time: 7:10 PM ET
  • TV Channel: SportsNet SW
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Venue: Minute Maid Park
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Astros Batting & Pitching Performance

  • The Astros average 1.4 home runs per game to rank seventh in baseball with 213 total home runs.
  • Houston ranks sixth in MLB, slugging .438.
  • The Astros are fourth in the majors with a .259 batting average.
  • Houston scores the fifth-most runs in baseball (794 total, 5.2 per game).
  • The Astros' .333 on-base percentage is fourth-best in MLB.
  • The Astros strike out 7.6 times per game, the third-fewest mark in the majors.
  • Houston's pitching staff ranks eighth in MLB with a collective 9.1 strikeouts per nine innings.
  • Houston has a 4.01 team ERA that ranks ninth among all MLB pitching staffs.
  • The Astros have the 15th-ranked WHIP in MLB (1.286).

Astros Probable Starting Pitcher

  • France (11-5 with a 3.84 ERA and 96 strikeouts in 131 1/3 innings pitched) makes the start for the Astros, his 23rd of the season.
  • In his last time out on Saturday, Sept. 16, the righty tossed 4 1/3 innings against the Kansas City Royals, giving up five earned runs while surrendering five hits.
  • France has 13 quality starts under his belt this season.
  • France has put together 18 starts this year in which he pitched five or more innings.
  • He has had four appearances this season in which he held his opponents to zero earned runs.

Astros Schedule

Date Opponent Score Home/Away Astros Starter Opponent Starter
9/17/2023 Royals W 7-1 Away Framber Valdez Jordan Lyles
9/18/2023 Orioles L 8-7 Home Justin Verlander John Means
9/19/2023 Orioles L 9-5 Home Hunter Brown Kyle Gibson
9/20/2023 Orioles W 2-1 Home Cristian Javier Kyle Bradish
9/22/2023 Royals L 7-5 Home Framber Valdez Cole Ragans
9/23/2023 Royals - Home J.P. France Jordan Lyles
9/24/2023 Royals - Home Hunter Brown Brady Singer
9/25/2023 Mariners - Away Justin Verlander Luis Castillo
9/26/2023 Mariners - Away Cristian Javier George Kirby
9/27/2023 Mariners - Away Framber Valdez Bryce Miller
9/29/2023 Diamondbacks - Away J.P. France Zach Davies

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