The Chicago Cubs are set to battle the Tampa bay Rays at Tropicana Field on June 13, 2024, with the first pitch scheduled for 6:50 PM. The forecast suggests light rain during the game. Justin Steele, holding a 3.654 ERA, will take the mound for the Cubs, while Taj Bradley, with a 5.170 ERA, will pitch for the Rays.

In the 2024 NL Central Division, the Cubs currently sit 11th with a record of 32-35, which reflects a .480 winning percentage. Their division record stands at 8-15, ranking them 5th. Recently, the Cubs have won 4 of their last 10 games and are on a one-game losing streak. At home, they’ve recorded 18 wins and 13 losses, while their away record is 14-22. They’ve secured 13 wins in daytime games versus 19 in nighttime contests, scoring a total of 286 runs and conceding 303.

Conversely, the Rays also have a 32-35 record, sharing a .480 winning percentage in the AL East Division where they rank 10th. Their performance within the division is 10-17, placing them 5th as well. Like the Cubs, the Rays achieved 4 victories in their last 10 outings and are currently on a one-game winning streak. Their home record stands at 18-22, with a 14-13 record on the road. The Rays have also taken 13 daytime games and 19 under lights, having accumulated 260 runs while allowing 322.