The upcoming showdown between the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays is scheduled for July 9, 2024, at Tropicana Field. The game will commence at 6:50 PM under expected overcast conditions.

Carlos Rodón of the New York Yankees, who carries an ERA of 4.455, will be starting as the pitcher. The Tampa Bay Rays will counter with Ryan Pepiot, who has an ERA of 4.401.

As of now in the 2024 AL East Division, the Yankees are third with a record of 55-37, holding a .600 winning percentage. Their divisional play shows 13 wins against 16 losses, placing them second in the division. Recently, the Yankees have won 3 of their last 10 games and are in a losing streak of 1 game. They have recorded 25 wins at home and 30 on the road. The Yankees perform better at night with 37 wins, compared to 18 during daytime games. They have scored 464 runs and conceded 363.

Meanwhile, the Tampa Bay Rays rank ninth in the AL East with a win-loss record of 44-46, reflecting a .490 winning percentage. With a division record of 10-17, they are positioned fourth. The Rays have notched 4 wins in their recent 10 matches and are currently on a 3-game losing streak. Their home and away records stand at 23-25 and 21-21, respectively. They have a better performance in night games, having won 28 compared to 16 day games. The Rays have totalled 359 runs scored against 426 runs allowed.