On May 6, 2024, the Detroit Tigers are set to take on the Cleveland Guardians at Progressive Field, with the first pitch scheduled for 6:10 PM under overcast skies. Jack Flaherty will start for the Tigers, bringing a 4.000 ERA to the mound, while Triston McKenzie will represent the Guardians, holding a 4.345 ERA. As of now, the Tigers are positioned fifth in the 2024 AL Central Division, sporting a record of 16-12, a win percentage of .571, and a 9-4 record within their division, ranking them third. They have recently won six of their last ten games and are riding a two-game winning streak. Their home record stands at 6-8, but they have been stronger on the road with a 10-4 tally. Their daytime performance shows a stronger side with 10 wins compared to 6 in nighttime games. Overall, the Tigers have scored 111 runs while conceding 108. Conversely, the Guardians lead the AL Central with a sterling 19-9 record, translating to a .679 win ratio and a top division record of 4-1. They’ve won seven of their last ten outings, although they are coming off a loss. At home, they are 8-4 and on the road even better at 11-5. They have a slight edge in night games with 10 wins against 9 during the day. The Guardians have amassed 143 runs and have allowed only 97. With both teams showing strong recent forms, this matchup at Progressive Field is poised to be an exciting encounter.