The Kansas City Royals are set to battle the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on May 24, 2024. The game is scheduled to start at 6:50 PM under partly cloudy skies.

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

In the 2024 AL Central Division, the Royals are currently third, with a record of 32-19, reflecting a 0.63 winning percentage. They have a strong divisional record of 11-5. The Royals are in excellent form, having won eight of their last 10 games and are riding a six-game winning streak. Their home record stands at 21-8, while they are 11-11 on the road. They perform better in night games, with 19 wins compared to 13 wins in day games. The Royals have scored 247 runs and allowed 175.

Conversely, the Tampa Bay Rays hold the eighth spot in the 2024 AL East Division with a 25-26 record, a 0.49 winning percentage. They are fourth in their division with a 9-11 record. The Rays have been less consistent, winning only five of their last 10 games and are currently on a four-game losing streak. Their home record is 14-15 and they have an 11-11 record on the road. They have a tendency to win more night games with 16 victories, compared to 9 in day games. The Rays have scored 205 runs while conceding 245.