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How to Watch San Diego Padres vs. Kansas City Royals Live Online on August 26, 2022: TV Channels/Streaming Options

Jason Gurwin

On Friday, August 26, 2022 at 8:10 PM EDT, the Kansas City Royals face the San Diego Padres. The game is airing exclusively on Bally Sports San Diego, Fox Sports San Diego, Bally Sports Kansas City, and Fox Sports Kansas City, which you can stream with a Live TV Streaming Service.

Kansas City Royals vs. San Diego Padres

In Kansas City, the game is streaming on Bally Sports Kansas City (previously Fox Sports Kansas City), while in San Diego the game is streaming on Bally Sports San Diego, which was recently rebranded from Fox Sports San Diego. Both RSNs are available with a 5-Day Free Trial of DIRECTV STREAM.

Since Hulu, YouTube TV, fuboTV, and Sling TV do not carry Bally Sports Kansas City or Bally Sports San Diego, this is your only option to stream Kansas City Royals and San Diego Padres games all year long.

Can you stream Kansas City Royals vs. San Diego Padres on MLB.TV?

If you live out-of-market, you can stream most games on MLB.TV, including Kansas City Royals vs. San Diego Padres. You can try MLB.TV with a 7-Day Free Trial.

You can stream this game without cable on Apple TV, Roku, Android TV, Amazon Fire TV, & Mobile with a Live TV Streaming Service like Bally Sports+ and DIRECTV STREAM. If you haven’t tried it before, you can get a 7-Day Free Trial of Bally Sports+.

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San Diego Padres vs. Kansas City Royals Game Preview: Padres visit the Royals to open 3-game series

San Diego Padres (68-58, second in the NL West) vs. Kansas City Royals (51-75, fourth in the AL Central)

Kansas City, Missouri; Friday, 8:10 p.m. EDT

PITCHING PROBABLES: Padres: Joe Musgrove (8-6, 2.91 ERA, 1.01 WHIP, 136 strikeouts); Royals: Kris Bubic (2-8, 5.29 ERA, 1.65 WHIP, 80 strikeouts)

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Padres -192, Royals +162; over/under is 8 1/2 runs

BOTTOM LINE: The Kansas City Royals host the San Diego Padres to begin a three-game series.

Kansas City has a 31-35 record in home games and a 51-75 record overall. The Royals have a 31-14 record in games when they scored at least five runs.

San Diego has a 33-30 record on the road and a 68-58 record overall. The Padres are 23-6 in games when they hit at least two home runs.

Friday’s game is the first time these teams meet this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Bobby Witt Jr. has 18 home runs, 22 walks and 64 RBI while hitting .252 for the Royals. Salvador Perez is 10-for-36 with three RBI over the last 10 games.

Juan Soto leads San Diego with 23 home runs while slugging .481. Josh Bell is 5-for-37 with two home runs and three RBI over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Royals: 3-7, .179 batting average, 4.45 ERA, outscored by 24 runs

Padres: 4-6, .208 batting average, 3.17 ERA, outscored by three runs

INJURIES: Royals: Zack Greinke: 15-Day IL (forearm), Josh Staumont: 15-Day IL (biceps), Jon Heasley: day-to-day (illness), Vinnie Pasquantino: 10-Day IL (shoulder), Taylor Clarke: 15-Day IL (oblique), Edward Olivares: 60-Day IL (quadricep), Angel Zerpa: 60-Day IL (knee), Jake Brentz: 60-Day IL (flexor), Adalberto Mondesi: 60-Day IL (knee), Tyler Zuber: 60-Day IL (shoulder)

Padres: Juan Soto: day-to-day (back), Tayler Scott: 15-Day IL (finger), Craig Stammen: 15-Day IL (shoulder), Drew Pomeranz: 60-Day IL (elbow), Matt Beaty: 60-Day IL (shoulder), Pierce Johnson: 60-Day IL (elbow), Austin Adams: 60-Day IL (forearm)

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