Set for May 4, 2024, the Boston Red Sox will battle the Minnesota Twins at Target Field, with the first pitch scheduled for 2:10 PM. The game day forecast predicts moderate rain, which could add an extra layer of challenge for the players.

Leading the charge for the Red Sox will be Tanner Houck, who has an impressive ERA of 2.184 this season. The Twins will counter with Pablo López, whose ERA currently stands at 4.832.

Looking at the 2024 AL East Division standings, the Red Sox are currently 7th with a record of 16-13, indicating a 0.55 winning percentage. Their divisional play has been less stellar, with no wins and three losses, ranking them 3rd. The Red Sox have been performing well recently, with six wins in their last ten games and a current two-game winning streak. Analyzing their home and away performances, they have 5-8 at home and a more positive 11-5 on the road. Their day game results are strong with nine wins against seven night game wins, having scored a total of 139 runs while allowing 106.

As for the Twins, they stand 8th in the AL Central Division with a 15-13 record, reflecting a 0.54 winning percentage. They are fourth in their division with a 10-7 divisional record. The Twins have a hot streak, winning eight in a row and nine of their last ten games. Their home and road records stand even at 6-6 and 9-7, respectively, with nine day game victories compared to six in night games. On the offensive front, they have scored 127 runs and conceded 118.

This matchup promises competitive tensions and strategic plays from both teams, making it a must-watch for baseball fans.