The Texas Rangers are set to battle the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium on May 4, 2024. The game will start at 7:10 PM under expected overcast conditions. Dane Dunning, who currently holds a 4.133 ERA, will be the starting pitcher for the Rangers, while Michael Wacha, with a 4.235 ERA, will take the mound for the Royals.

In the 2024 AL West Division, the Rangers rank 9th with a record of 15-14, reflecting a .520 winning percentage. Their division record stands at 5-8, making them 2nd in the division. The Rangers have won 5 of their last 10 matches, are on a winning streak of one, and have balanced records both at home (8-8) and away (7-6). They perform better in night games with 11 wins compared to 4 in day games and have scored 132 runs while conceding 125.

Meanwhile, the Royals hold the 4th position in the AL Central Division with a 17-13 record and a .567 winning percentage. They are also 2nd in their division with an 8-5 division record. Despite a current losing streak of three, they have a strong home record of 12-5 and a less favorable away record of 5-8. The Royals have managed 8 wins in day games and 9 in night games, totaling 138 runs scored against 96 conceded.