The upcoming MLB game featuring the Tampa Bay Rays against the Pittsburgh Pirates is set for June 22, 2024, at PNC Park. The first pitch is scheduled for 4:05 PM under a sky with few clouds.

Zach Eflin will be starting on the mound for the Rays, entering the game with an ERA of 4.117. Facing him from the Pirates’ side will be Jared Jones, who boasts an ERA of 3.759.

In the 2024 AL East Division standings, the Rays are currently 10th with a 34-38 record, reflecting a 0.47 winning percentage. They are 5th in their division with a 10-17 divisional record. Recently, the Rays have shown a slight recovery, winning 3 of their last 10 games, along with holding a current win streak of one. Their record at home shows 19-23 and an even 15-15 on the road. They have won 13 day games compared to 21 at night, totaling 279 runs scored and 350 runs allowed.

Concurrently, in the NL Central Division, the Pirates hold the 9th spot with a record of 35-37, which converts into a 0.49 winning percentage. Also ranking 3rd in their division with a 9-9 record, they have captured 6 wins in their recent 10 games and are presently on a two-win streak. At home, their record stands at 17-17 and 18-20 when playing away. The Pirates have a slightly better performance in day games with 19 victories versus 16 in night contests. They have scored 297 runs this season, while conceding 322.