The Chicago Cubs are set to clash with the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on June 13, 2024. The first pitch is scheduled for 6:50 PM in conditions expected to be lightly rainy.

For the Cubs, Justin Steele will take the mound with a 3.654 ERA. Opposing him, Taj Bradley will represent the Rays, carrying a 5.170 ERA into the game.

In the 2024 season, the Cubs find themselves 11th in the NL Central with a 32-35 record, a .48 winning percentage, and a divisional record of 8-15. They’ve had a mixed run recently, with a 4-6 record over their last 10 games and are currently coming off a loss. Their home and away records stand at 18-13 and 14-22 respectively, and they have won 13 of their day games and 19 at night. The Cubs have scored 286 runs and given up 303.

Meanwhile, the Rays hold the same ranking of 10th in the AL East, with an identical 32-35 win-loss record and a .48 winning percentage. Like the Cubs, they are also 5th in their division with a 10-17 record. They’ve similarly won 4 of their recent 10 games but are currently on a winning note. At home, the Rays have an 18-22 record while doing better on the road at 14-13. Their day and night game wins also match at 13 and 19, respectively. They’ve scored 260 runs and have allowed 322 in total.