On the 6th of May, 2024, an exciting matchup is set as the Detroit Tigers take on the Cleveland Guardians at Progressive Field, with the first pitch scheduled for 6:10 PM. The forecast predicts overcast clouds for the game day.

Jack Flaherty will be starting as pitcher for the Tigers, holding an earned run average (ERA) of 4.000. Opposing him from the mound for the Guardians will be Triston McKenzie, who has an ERA of 4.345.

In the 2024 AL Central Division, the Tigers are currently fifth with a record of 16-12, reflecting a winning percentage of 0.57. They have performed well within their division, boasting 9 wins against 4 losses, which ranks them third. Their performance in recent games shows 6 wins out of the last 10, with two consecutive wins recently adding to their momentum. Their home record stands at 6-8, and they are stronger on the road with a 10-4 record. They’ve won 10 of their day games compared to 6 victories in night games, totaling 111 runs scored versus 108 runs allowed.

The Guardians, leading the division, show a 19-9 record, a winning percentage of 0.68. They have maintained a strong divisional stance, with 4 wins and only 1 loss. Over the last 10 games, they’ve captured 7 wins, although they recently experienced a setback with a loss. Their home games record is 8-4, with a slightly better record on the road at 11-5. The team has edged out more night game wins (10) compared to day games (9). They excelled in scoring with 143 runs while their pitching and defense conceded 97 runs.