On May 5, 2024, an exciting MLB matchup is set as the Detroit Tigers take on the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, starting at 1:35 pm. The weather for game day is expected to be favorable.

The starting pitcher for the Tigers will be Tarik Skubal, who enters the game with an impressive ERA of 1.718. For the Yankees, Luis Gil will take the mound, carrying an ERA of 3.194.

In the 2024 season standings within the AL Central Division, the Tigers are currently 5th with a record of 16-12, translating to a .570 winning percentage. They have a strong divisional showing with 9 wins and 4 losses, ranked 3rd in the division based on these games. Their performance in the last 10 games includes 6 wins, and they are riding a two-win streak. The Tigers have a home record of 6-8 and have performed better on the road with a 10-4 record. They have a notable preference for day games, winning 10 compared to 6 nighttime victories, with a total of 111 runs scored and 108 runs allowed.

The Yankees, positioned 3rd in the AL East Division with a 19-11 record, have a .630 winning percentage. Their divisional matches tally at 5-5, placing them 2nd when considering only these games. Their recent form shows 5 wins in their last 10 matches, but they are currently recovering from a recent loss. At Yankee Stadium, they have an 8-5 record, and they perform similarly well on the road with an 11-6 record. Like the Tigers, the Yankees also fare better during day games with 8 victories, but are stronger during night games with 11 wins. They’ve pushed across 148 runs and conceded 107 this season.