The Kansas City Royals are set to clash with the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on May 24, 2024. The first pitch is scheduled for 06:50 pm under a sky with few clouds.

Seth Lugo will take the mound for the Royals, entering the game with an impressive ERA of 1.791. The starting pitcher for the Rays has not yet been announced.

In the 2024 AL Central Division, the Kansas City Royals rank third with a 32-19 record, reflecting a 0.63 winning percentage. They are second in divisional play with an 11-5 record. The Royals have won eight of their last ten games and are riding a six-game winning streak. Their performance at home is strong with a 21-8 record, while they are 11-11 on the road. The Royals have won 13 day games and 19 night games, with a total of 247 runs scored and 175 runs allowed.

Conversely, the Tampa Bay Rays sit 8th in the 2024 AL East Division with a 25-26 record, a 0.49 winning percentage. They are fourth in their division, having won 9 and lost 11 games. The Rays have won five of their last ten matches but are currently struggling with a four-game losing streak. Their home record stands at 14-15, and they have an even 11-11 record on the road. In terms of game timing, the Rays have secured 9 day game wins against 16 victories in nighttime contests. They have scored 205 runs and conceded 245 runs this season.