Los Angeles Dodgers vs. New York Yankees: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 7, 2024

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Jun 7, 2024 6:12 AM
Get ready for a thrilling matchup as the Los Angeles Dodgers, sporting a 39-25 overall record and 18-13 on the road, face off against the scorching hot New York Yankees, who boast an impressive 45-19 overall record and 21-8 mark at Yankee Stadium. The stage is set for a showdown on Friday, June 7th at 7:05 PM ET. Can the Dodgers hand the Yankees their first home loss in a while?
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Dodgers vs Yankees starting pitchers

  • Cody Poteet for New York Yankees
  • Yoshinobu Yamamoto for Los Angeles Dodgers

Dodgers vs Yankees statistics

Stat Dodgers Yankees
Hits 548 (3rd) 537 (6th)
Batting Average .255 (4th) .256 (3rd)
Runs Batted In 290 (6th) 299 (2nd)
Runs 303 (6th) 313 (2nd)
Home Runs 79 (4th) 92 (Tied-1st)
Walks 236 (2nd) 242 (1st)
Stolen Bases 39 (16th) 32 (Tied-20th)
Strikeouts 522 (13th) 489 (22nd)
Pitches 9648 (1st) 9491 (2nd)

New York Yankees recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/6/24 vs Minnesota Twins W 8-5
6/5/24 vs Minnesota Twins W 9-5
6/4/24 vs Minnesota Twins W 5-1
6/2/24 @ San Francisco Giants W 7-5
6/1/24 @ San Francisco Giants W 7-3

Los Angeles Dodgers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/6/24 @ Pittsburgh Pirates W 11-7
6/5/24 @ Pittsburgh Pirates L 10-6
6/4/24 @ Pittsburgh Pirates L 1-0
6/2/24 vs Colorado Rockies W 4-0
6/1/24 vs Colorado Rockies W 4-1

Dodgers vs Yankees predictions

Heading into the high-octane matchup between the Los Angeles Dodgers and the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium, key Dodgers players are primed to make significant impacts. Mookie Betts, with his impressive swing, is expected to continue his streak, making crucial hits and possibly driving in some critical runs. On the mound, Yoshinobu Yamamoto could be a game-changer, given his sharp pitching stats this season. With his knack for strikeouts, he's likely to keep the Yankees' batters guessing. Shohei Ohtani, another standout, might just steal the show with his incredible ability to switch seamlessly between hitting and pitching. Watching these talents in action is always a thrill!

Switching gears to the Yankees, all eyes might be on Aaron Judge, whose power at the plate has been nothing short of spectacular. His ability to homer can swing momentum in the Yankees' favor quite dramatically. Alongside him, Giancarlo Stanton, known for his heavy swings, might contribute significantly to the scoreboard if he capitalizes on his at-bats. The real wild card could be Cody Poteet on the mound, especially with relatively fresh stats this season. His pitching could really set the tone for the game if he manages to stifle the Dodgers’ aggressive hitters early on.

Taking these elements into account, while both teams possess solid lineups, the Yankees may have a slight edge playing at home with their current momentum and a crowd backing them to the hilt. The Dodgers will likely put up a fierce fight, especially with their robust batting order and Yamamoto’s pitching prowess. However, the combination of the Yankees' strong offensive performances led by Judge and Stanton's power-hitting, and Poteet's potential control on the mound, hints at a possible win for the Yankees in what promises to be an electrifying game. Ready to watch how it all unfolds?

New York Yankees injuries

  • Juan Soto (RF): Day-To-Day
  • Nick Burdi (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Caleb Durbin (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Chase Hampton (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Jasson Dominguez (CF): 60-Day-IL

Los Angeles Dodgers injuries

  • Ryan Brasier (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Bobby Miller (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Connor Brogdon (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Kyle Hurt (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • River Ryan (1B): Day-To-Day

Dodgers vs Yankees game info

Venue Yankee Stadium
Location Bronx, New York
First pitch Fri 7:05 PM
Temperature 76°
Chance of Rain 65%

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