The stage is set for an exciting MLB showdown on June 13, 2024, when the New York Yankees take on the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium at 2:10 PM, under clear skies. Nestor Cortes will be pitching for the Yankees, carrying a commendable ERA of 3.682, while Alec Marsh will represent the Royals on the mound with an ERA of 4.050.

Currently leading the 2024 AL East Division, the Yankees boast a strong standing with 48 wins and 21 losses, reflecting a winning percentage of 0.70. They maintain a balanced divisional record with 8 wins and 8 losses. The team’s recent performance has been impressive, securing 8 victories in their last 10 outings and currently riding a three-win streak. Their at-home record shows 22 wins against 10 losses, and they are slightly stronger on the road with 26 wins and 11 losses. In daylight confrontations, they have won 17 times, whereas they excel in night games with 31 wins. The Yankees have scored a total of 345 runs while conceding 223.

The Royals, placed fourth in the 2024 AL Central Division, hold a win-loss record of 39-29, with a winning percentage of 0.57. Their divisional record places them second with 13 wins and 9 losses. However, they have struggled recently, achieving only 4 wins in their last 10 games, and are currently on a three-game losing streak. At home, they are stronger with a 24-13 record compared to a 15-16 away record. During daylight games, the Royals have secured 16 victories, and they have performed better in night games with 23 wins. They have scored 332 runs and have given up 267.