Scheduled for May 6, 2024, the Detroit Tigers are set to battle the Cleveland Guardians at Progressive Field, with the first pitch at 6:10 PM under likely overcast conditions.

Detroit will bring Jack Flaherty to the pitcher’s mound, renowned for his 4.00 ERA. Triston McKenzie, presenting a 4.345 ERA, will counter for the Guardians.

In terms of standings within the AL Central Division as of 2024, the Tigers are in 5th place with a record of 16-12, reflecting a 0.57 win percentage. Their divisional performance stands at 9 wins and 4 losses, ranking them 3rd in the division. Recent performances show the Tigers with 6 wins out of their recent 10 games, including a current 2-game winning streak. On their turf, the Tigers have won 6 games and lost 8, whereas their away record shows 10 wins alongside 4 defeats. During day games, Detroit has secured 10 victories compared to 6 nighttime wins. The team’s total runs scored is 111 against 108 runs allowed.

As for the Cleveland Guardians, they top the division with a 19-9 record, which corresponds to a 0.68 winning percentage. Their divisional record boasts 4 wins against 1 defeat, placing them first. Lately, the Guardians have won 7 out of their last 10 games but are currently on a 1-game losing streak. At Progressive Field, they sit with 8 victories and 4 losses, and they’ve won 11 games out of 16 on the road. In daytime face-offs, the Guardians have clinched 9 wins, while they have 10 wins in games played at night. Offensively, they have accumulated 143 runs, and defensively, they have given up 97 runs.