New York Yankees vs. Los Angeles Angels: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 29, 2024

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May 29, 2024 6:14 AM
The Los Angeles Angels look to even the series against the New York Yankees on Wednesday, May 29, as they face off at Angel Stadium. The Yankees, with a strong 19-11 road record, will aim to build on their series lead, while the Angels hope to capitalize on their home crowd energy to get back in the series.
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Yankees vs Angels starting pitchers

  • Tyler Anderson for Los Angeles Angels
  • Luis Gil for New York Yankees

Yankees vs Angels statistics

Stat Yankees Angels
Hits 481 (5th) 453 (11th)
Batting Average .257 (2nd) .245 (11th)
Runs Batted In 258 (5th) 217 (17th)
Runs 269 (5th) 234 (Tied-16th)
Home Runs 82 (1st) 65 (Tied-5th)
Walks 209 (3rd) 152 (26th)
Stolen Bases 30 (Tied-20th) 47 (Tied-8th)
Strikeouts 430 (Tied-21st) 470 (11th)
Pitches 8431 (2nd) 8029 (13th)

Los Angeles Angels recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/28/24 vs New York Yankees W 4-3
5/26/24 vs Cleveland Guardians L 5-4
5/25/24 vs Cleveland Guardians L 4-3
5/24/24 vs Cleveland Guardians L 10-4
5/22/24 @ Houston Astros W 2-1

New York Yankees recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/28/24 @ Los Angeles Angels L 4-3
5/26/24 @ San Diego Padres L 5-2
5/25/24 @ San Diego Padres W 4-1
5/24/24 @ San Diego Padres W 8-0
5/23/24 vs Seattle Mariners W 5-0

Yankees vs Angels predictions

With the New York Yankees rolling into Angel Stadium with an impressive energy, several players are expected to shine in the upcoming game. Aaron Judge, always a standout, looks poised to launch at least one ball out of the park, adding to his formidable season tally. Alongside Judge, Gleyber Torres could turn heads, given his knack for getting on base and driving in critical runs. Moreover, keep an eye on Luis Gil, the Yankees' probable starter whose 2.11 ERA is commendable. His penchant for strikeouts might just keep the Angels' batters on their toes and tip the scales in favor of the Yankees.

Transitioning to the Los Angeles Angels, they surely have potent weapons of their own ready for a fierce rebuttal. Taylor Ward remains the pillar of consistency for the Angels with his solid batting average promising to ignite their lineup. Alongside Ward, Logan O'Hoppe's on-base prowess coupled with his ability to capitalize with runners in scoring position could serve the Angels well. Meanwhile, on the mound, Tyler Anderson has the responsibility of dampening the Yankees' fire, and with an ERA of 2.52, that's quite possible if he delivers pitches that veer away from the heart of the strike zone.

Considering both teams have their aces and power hitters ready to make an impact, the game undoubtedly promises a lot of excitement. However, the Yankees, having shown a stronger offensive season thus far and boasting a pitcher like Gil on the mound, seem to have the edge. As the game progresses, expect the Yankees’ depth in batting and skill on the mound to eventually overpower the Angels, likely leading them to secure another victory in this series. Make sure to watch how early innings unfold, as they could set the tempo for the rest of the game. Can the Angels surprise us? Absolutely, but the Yankees are the safer bet here.

Los Angeles Angels injuries

  • Jose Cisnero (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Miguel Sano (3B): 10-Day-IL
  • Brandon Drury (2B): 10-Day-IL
  • Ehire Adrianza (3B): 10-Day-IL
  • Michael Stefanic (2B): 60-Day-IL

New York Yankees injuries

  • Clayton Beeter (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Carlos Lagrange (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Tanner Myatt (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Tyler Hardman (1B): Day-To-Day
  • Henry Lalane (SP): Day-To-Day

Yankees vs Angels game info

Venue Angel Stadium
Location Anaheim, California
First pitch Wed 9:38 PM
Temperature 59°
Chance of Rain 0%

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