On the 4th of June, 2024, a compelling matchup is set to take place at Progressive Field as the Kansas City Royals go head-to-head with the Cleveland Guardians, starting at 6:40 PM under overcast skies. Seth Lugo will take the mound for the Royals with an impressive ERA of 1.723, while Triston McKenzie, who holds an ERA of 3.767, will pitch for the Guardians. As of now in the 2024 AL Central Division, the Royals sit in fourth place with a record of 36-25, translating to a winning percentage of .590. They have a divisional record of 12-8. Recently, the Royals have won 4 of their last 10 games and currently enjoy a winning streak of one game. Their record shows more success at home (22-10) than on the road (14-15), and they have performed markedly better in night games with 22 wins, as opposed to 14 daytime victories. The Royals have scored 297 runs while allowing 223. On the other side, the Guardians rank second in the division, boasting a record of 39-20 and a .660 winning percentage. They lead the division standings with a 10-5 divisional record. Over their last 10 games, the Guardians have captured 7 wins, although they’ve hit a snag with a recent loss. Playing at home, they’ve secured 20 wins against 7 losses, and hold a fair 19-13 road game record, with stronger performances during night games (23 wins) compared to 16 daytime successes. The Guardians have tallied 298 runs and conceded 220 runs thus far.