Minnesota Twins vs. New York Yankees: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 6, 2024

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Jun 6, 2024 6:12 AM
The Minnesota Twins are looking to get back on track as they face off against the dominant New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Thursday, June 6th at 7:05 PM. The Yankees, who lead the series 2-0, will aim to capitalize on their impressive 20-8 home record and extend their undefeated regular season series lead over the Twins. Can the Twins snap their skid and even the series, or will the Yankees continue their winning ways?
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Twins vs Yankees starting pitchers

  • Marcus Stroman for New York Yankees
  • Pablo Lopez for Minnesota Twins

Twins vs Yankees statistics

Stat Twins Yankees
Hits 460 (Tied-27th) 537 (6th)
Batting Average .228 (27th) .256 (3rd)
Runs Batted In 249 (Tied-18th) 299 (2nd)
Runs 266 (17th) 313 (2nd)
Home Runs 67 (Tied-10th) 92 (Tied-1st)
Walks 180 (22nd) 242 (1st)
Stolen Bases 32 (Tied-20th) 32 (Tied-20th)
Strikeouts 525 (12th) 489 (22nd)
Pitches 8767 (23rd) 9491 (2nd)

New York Yankees recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
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
5/31/24 @ San Francisco Giants W 6-2

Minnesota Twins recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/5/24 @ New York Yankees L 9-5
6/4/24 @ New York Yankees L 5-1
6/2/24 @ Houston Astros W 4-3
6/1/24 @ Houston Astros L 5-2
5/31/24 @ Houston Astros W 6-1

Twins vs Yankees predictions

Heading into the game against the New York Yankees, a few Minnesota Twins players look primed to make an impact. Byron Buxton, known for his speed and power, could potentially add a home run and a couple of hits which might just be the spark the Twins need. Additionally, Willi Castro has been hitting well, showcasing an ability to get on base and move runners around. On the mound, Pablo Lopez will be crucial; if he can keep his pitches under control and limit the big hits, he could hold the Yankees just enough to keep things interesting.

On the flip side, the New York Yankees have some heavy hitters that could really dictate the pace of the game. Aaron Judge, with his eye-popping power, is always a threat to score or drive in crucial runs. Alongside him, Juan Soto has been swinging a hot bat, maintaining a high on-base percentage and proving why he's one of the top hitters in the league. Pitching for the Yankees, Marcus Stroman, with his sharp ERA, could pose a significant challenge for the Twins' lineup, providing stability and potentially stifling some of the Twins' key batters.

Given the momentum and the robust lineup, the New York Yankees hold a distinct advantage. Their powerful offense combined with effective pitching from Stroman makes them the likely favorites to come out on top. While the Twins have the potential to keep it close, especially with strategic hits from Buxton and Castro, the Yankees' depth and power at the plate will likely prove too much in the end. It's set to be an exciting matchup, but the scales seem tipped in favor of the Yankees pulling off another win.

New York Yankees injuries

  • Carlos Lagrange (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Henry Lalane (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Nick Burdi (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Caleb Durbin (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Clayton Beeter (RP): Day-To-Day

Minnesota Twins injuries

  • Jair Camargo (C): Day-To-Day
  • Zack Weiss (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Cody Laweryson (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Danny De Andrade (SS): Day-To-Day
  • DaShawn Keirsey Jr. (CF): Day-To-Day

Twins vs Yankees game info

Venue Yankee Stadium
Location Bronx, New York
First pitch Thu 7:05 PM
Temperature 73°
Chance of Rain 0%

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