The Cleveland Guardians are set to take on the Cincinnati Reds at the Great American Ball Park on June 11, 2024, with first pitch scheduled for 7:10 PM under clear skies. Leading the charge for the Guardians on the mound will be Triston McKenzie, who enters the game with a 4.165 ERA. The starting pitcher for the Reds has yet to be announced.

In the 2024 AL Central standings, the Guardians sit in second place with a formidable 42-22 record, translating to a .656 winning percentage. They lead the division with an 11-6 record and have been strong recently, winning 6 of their last 10 games, and are currently riding a two-game winning streak. The team has performed consistently both at home (21-8) and on the road (21-14), with particularly strong showings in night games where they have won 24 times. Offensively, they have scored 325 runs and conceded 235.

Conversely, the Cincinnati Reds are seventh in the NL Central with a 32-34 record, holding a .485 winning percentage. They are third in the division with a 7-6 record and have also been playing well lately, securing 8 wins in their last 10 games, although they are coming off a loss. The Reds have a nearly balanced record at home (17-18) and on the road (15-16), with a slight edge in night games where they have won 18 times. They have scored 288 runs and allowed 273 runs against them.