Milwaukee Brewers vs. Boston Red Sox: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 26, 2024

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May 26, 2024 6:13 AM
The Milwaukee Brewers, who lead the series 2-0, look to sweep the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park on Sunday, May 26 at 1:35 PM. The Red Sox, struggling with a 10-15 home record, will attempt to recover against the Brewers, who have been strong on the road with an 18-12 record. It's a crucial matchup for the Red Sox, who trail the series, while the Brewers aim to extend their dominance.
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Brewers vs Red Sox starting pitchers

  • Tanner Houck for Boston Red Sox
  • Tobias Myers for Milwaukee Brewers

Brewers vs Red Sox statistics

Stat Brewers Red Sox
Hits 449 (6th) 431 (12th)
Batting Average .256 (4th) .242 (14th)
Runs Batted In 245 (5th) 222 (Tied-12th)
Runs 257 (6th) 230 (13th)
Home Runs 61 (8th) 56 (Tied-11th)
Walks 187 (6th) 161 (17th)
Stolen Bases 69 (3rd) 41 (10th)
Strikeouts 454 (11th) 503 (3rd)
Pitches 7794 (9th) 7664 (13th)

Boston Red Sox recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/25/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers L 6-3
5/24/24 vs Milwaukee Brewers L 7-2
5/22/24 @ Tampa Bay Rays W 8-5
5/21/24 @ Tampa Bay Rays W 5-2
5/20/24 @ Tampa Bay Rays W 5-0

Milwaukee Brewers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/25/24 @ Boston Red Sox W 6-3
5/24/24 @ Boston Red Sox W 7-2
5/22/24 @ Miami Marlins L 1-0
5/21/24 @ Miami Marlins W 7-5
5/20/24 @ Miami Marlins L 3-2 F/10

Brewers vs Red Sox predictions

As the Milwaukee Brewers take on the Boston Red Sox, there are a few Brewers players who could have a significant impact on the game. Willy Adames, the Brewers' shortstop, has been on a tear lately, and I expect him to continue his hot streak with at least two hits and an RBI. William Contreras, the Brewers' catcher, has been a force behind the plate, and I predict he'll have a multi-hit game with a home run. And let's not forget about Christian Yelich, the Brewers' star outfielder, who's due for a big game after a recent slump - I think he'll have at least three hits and a run scored.

On the other side of the diamond, the Red Sox have some potent hitters as well. Rafael Devers, the Red Sox' third baseman, has been a consistent force in the lineup, and I expect him to have at least two hits and an RBI. Jarren Duran, the Red Sox' outfielder, has shown flashes of brilliance this season, and I think he'll have a big game with a home run and two RBIs. And don't sleep on Ceddanne Rafaela, the Red Sox' shortstop, who's been quietly putting together a solid season - I predict he'll have at least two hits and a run scored.

Given the strength of both lineups, this game could be a high-scoring affair. However, I think the Brewers have the edge in this one. With Tobias Myers on the mound, I expect the Brewers to keep the Red Sox' offense in check, while the Brewers' bats will be able to figure out Tanner Houck and the Red Sox' bullpen. My prediction: Brewers win 7-5.

Boston Red Sox injuries

  • Garrett Cooper (1B): Day-To-Day
  • Isaiah Campbell (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Mikey Romero (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Tyler O'Neill (RF): Day-To-Day
  • Cutter Coffey (3B): Day-To-Day

Milwaukee Brewers injuries

  • Brian Navarreto (C): Day-To-Day
  • Christian Arroyo (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Rhys Hoskins (1B): 10-Day-IL
  • Hedbert Perez (LF): Day-To-Day
  • Quinton Low (1B): Day-To-Day

Brewers vs Red Sox game info

Venue Fenway Park
Location Boston, Massachusetts
First pitch Sun 1:35 PM
Temperature 69°
Chance of Rain 49%

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