The Texas Rangers are set to square off against the Oakland Athletics at the Oakland Coliseum on May 6, 2024, with the first pitch scheduled for 09:40 pm under a sky of broken clouds.

Andrew Heaney will lead the pitching for the Rangers, entering the game with a 5.100 ERA. Across the diamond, Alex Wood will take the mound for the Athletics, carrying an ERA of 6.319.

As of now in the 2024 AL West Division, the Texas Rangers are 9th with a record of 15-14, translating to a 0.52 winning percentage. They are 5-8 within the division, ranking them 2nd, and have won 5 of their last 10 games, currently on a 1-game winning streak. Their home record stands at 8-8, while they are 7-6 on the road. In daytime contests, the Rangers have 4 victories; during night games, they have secured 11 wins. They have scored 132 runs and conceded 125.

Meanwhile, the Oakland Athletics rank 12th in the division with a 13-17 record, holding a 0.43 winning percentage. Their divisional mark is 2-1, placing them 3rd. They too have clinched 5 victories in their last 10 outings and are on a 2-game winning streak. The Athletics have a home record of 5-9 and an 8-8 tally on the road. They have earned 9 wins in daytime games and 4 in night encounters. The team has accumulated 89 runs, while their pitchers have allowed 128 runs.