Scheduled for June 11, 2024, the Chicago Cubs are set to clash with the Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field, with the first pitch at 6:50 pm amid expected light rain conditions.

Jameson Taillon will lead the pitching for the Cubs, entering the game with a commendable ERA of 3.466. Facing him from the mound for the Rays will be Zach Eflin, who sports an ERA of 4.143.

In the 2024 NL Central Division, the Cubs currently sit in 9th place with a 32-34 record, reflecting a .480 winning percentage. Their performance within the division shows 8 wins against 15 losses, ranking them 4th. Recently, the Cubs have won 4 of their last 10 games, and they are coming off a win. Their home record stands at 18 wins to 13 losses, while their road record shows 14 wins to 21 losses. They have won 13 day games compared to 19 night games, scoring a total of 284 runs and conceding 298.

Meanwhile, in the AL East Division, the Tampa Bay Rays hold the 11th position with a record of 31-34, also reflecting a .480 winning percentage. They are placed 5th in their division, with a record of 10 wins to 16 losses. The Rays have captured 5 victories in their last 10 outings but are currently facing a 3-game losing streak. At home, their record is 17-21, and they are slightly better on the road with a 14-13 tally. Their day game wins total 12, with 19 wins recorded in night games. The Rays have managed to score 253 runs while allowing 315.