On May 6, 2024, a compelling MLB matchup is set as the Detroit Tigers square off against the Cleveland Guardians at Progressive Field, starting at 6:10 PM under overcast skies.

Detroit’s starting pitcher, Jack Flaherty, enters the game with a solid ERA of 4.000. He’ll be challenged by Cleveland’s Triston McKenzie, who boasts an ERA of 4.345.

In the 2024 AL Central Division, the Tigers currently sit in fifth place with a record of 16-12, a .571 winning percentage. They’ve been particularly strong within their division, holding a 9-4 record. The Tigers are on a two-game winning streak and have won 6 of their last 10 games. Their home and road splits show a balance, with more success away (10-4) than at home (6-8). Day games have been more favorable for them, with a 10-6 record compared to night games. They have scored 111 runs while conceding 108.

Contrastingly, the Guardians lead the division. They boast a 19-9 record (.679 winning percentage) and have dominated in divisional play with a 4-1 record. Despite a recent loss, their last 10 games record stands at 7-3. The Guardians have shown consistency both at home (8-4) and on the road (11-5), with a slightly better performance in night games (10 wins) compared to day games (9 wins). Their offense has produced 143 runs and their pitching staff has allowed only 97 runs.