Atlanta Braves vs. New York Yankees: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 22, 2024

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Jun 22, 2024 6:14 AM
On Saturday, June 22, 2024, at 7:15 PM, the Atlanta Braves, leading the series 1-0, will face off against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium. The Yankees, with a strong home record of 23-13, will look to even the series against the Braves, who are 18-18 on the road. Expect a thrilling matchup as these two teams clash on Saturday night.
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Braves vs Yankees starting pitchers

  • Marcus Stroman for New York Yankees
  • Charlie Morton for Atlanta Braves

Braves vs Yankees statistics

Stat Braves Yankees
Hits 615 (15th) 649 (9th)
Batting Average .247 (12th) .250 (9th)
Runs Batted In 310 (Tied-15th) 373 (3rd)
Runs 328 (15th) 390 (3rd)
Home Runs 82 (Tied-12th) 113 (2nd)
Walks 207 (Tied-26th) 301 (Tied-1st)
Stolen Bases 33 (29th) 37 (26th)
Strikeouts 637 (12th) 619 (17th)
Pitches 10691 (23rd) 11815 (2nd)

New York Yankees recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/21/24 vs Atlanta Braves L 8-1
6/20/24 vs Baltimore Orioles L 17-5
6/19/24 vs Baltimore Orioles L 7-6 F/10
6/18/24 vs Baltimore Orioles W 4-2
6/16/24 @ Boston Red Sox L 9-3

Atlanta Braves recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/21/24 @ New York Yankees W 8-1
6/19/24 vs Detroit Tigers W 7-0
6/18/24 vs Detroit Tigers W 2-1
6/17/24 vs Detroit Tigers W 2-1
6/16/24 vs Tampa Bay Rays L 8-6

Braves vs Yankees predictions

As the Atlanta Braves gear up to take on the New York Yankees, eyes are set on a few key players who could turn the tides in their favor. Ozzie Albies, with his phenomenal ability to connect bat with ball, is poised for a big game, potentially racking up multiple hits and driving in crucial runs. Marcell Ozuna, who has been a powerhouse this season, is another one to watch. His swing has the potential to add a homer or two, bolstering his impressive RBI stats even further. Additionally, Charlie Morton from the mound could deliver a decisive performance, with his skill set indicating a significant number of strikeouts and limiting the Yankees' scoring chances.

Flipping over to the New York Yankees, Aaron Judge is the man of the hour. His current form suggests he could significantly impact the game with multiple hits, including a possible home run which is always thrilling for the fans. Marcus Stroman, set to start, might not have the lowest ERA but his pitching resilience could make it tough for the Braves' hitters. Also, keep an eye on Juan Soto; his consistent on-base ability and knack for driving in runs could be crucial in tight moments.

Given the projections and current forms of key players, the prediction swings slightly in favor of the New York Yankees. Both Judge and Stroman being pivotal factors likely to rise to the occasion, and considering their impressive performance stats so far, they seem well-placed to tip the scales. It's bound to be a tight match, but the Yankees might just have the extra edge needed to seal a victory.

New York Yankees injuries

  • Gleyber Torres (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Nick Burdi (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Joey Gerber (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Chase Hampton (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Greg Allen (CF): Day-To-Day

Atlanta Braves injuries

  • A.J. Minter (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Jimmy Herget (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Luis Liberato (OF): Day-To-Day
  • Hurston Waldrep (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Michael Harris II (CF): 10-Day-IL

Braves vs Yankees game info

Venue Yankee Stadium
Location Bronx, New York
First pitch Sat 7:15 PM
Temperature 89°
Chance of Rain 0%

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