New York Yankees vs. San Francisco Giants: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 2, 2024

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Jun 2, 2024 8:34 AM
The New York Yankees, leading the series 2-0, aim to sweep the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park on Sunday, June 2, 2024, at 4:05 PM. The Giants, with a 29-30 overall record and 17-13 at home, will look to rebound against the red-hot Yankees, who sport an impressive 41-19 overall record and 23-11 on the road. Expect a thrilling matchup as these two teams clash on Sunday afternoon.
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Yankees vs Giants starting pitchers

  • Blake Snell for San Francisco Giants
  • Nestor Cortes for New York Yankees

Yankees vs Giants statistics

Stat Yankees Giants
Hits 501 (6th) 482 (8th)
Batting Average .255 (6th) .247 (10th)
Runs Batted In 271 (6th) 236 (Tied-14th)
Runs 285 (6th) 249 (14th)
Home Runs 86 (1st) 51 (Tied-22nd)
Walks 226 (1st) 181 (15th)
Stolen Bases 30 (Tied-22nd) 19 (30th)
Strikeouts 453 (21st) 457 (20th)
Pitches 8913 (2nd) 8473 (12th)

San Francisco Giants recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/1/24 vs New York Yankees L 7-3
5/31/24 vs New York Yankees L 6-2
5/29/24 vs Philadelphia Phillies L 6-1
5/28/24 vs Philadelphia Phillies W 1-0 F/10
5/27/24 vs Philadelphia Phillies W 8-4

New York Yankees recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/1/24 @ San Francisco Giants W 7-3
5/31/24 @ San Francisco Giants W 6-2
5/30/24 @ Los Angeles Angels W 8-3
5/29/24 @ Los Angeles Angels W 2-1
5/28/24 @ Los Angeles Angels L 4-3

Yankees vs Giants predictions

With the New York Yankees gearing up to extend their lead against the San Francisco Giants, the spotlight shines bright on a few key players. Nestor Cortes, who’s been quite the performer on the mound this season, is likely to keep his strikeout spree rolling and could easily rack up another handful against the Giants’ lineup, maintaining an ERA that teeters impressively around 3.30. Meanwhile, at the plate, we can’t overlook Aaron Judge – his explosive play and ability to homer with 21 under his belt so far this season suggests he might just add to that number. Lastly, Juan Soto, with an enviable batting average of .316, should be crucial in driving in runs and potentially altering the course of the game.

Switching focus to the San Francisco Giants, things look promising for a few standouts despite some challenges this season. Thairo Estrada, despite nursing a jammed thumb, has been a key contributor and if he plays, could deliver crucial hits and possibly add to his team-leading RBIs count. On the mound, Blake Snell has had a tougher season with a daunting 10.42 ERA, but these games always hold the potential for turnaround stories, and a solid performance could boost his confidence. The Giants will need big plays from their leader in home runs, Matt Chapman, to make a significant dent in the Yankees' plans.

As both teams prep for an intense showdown, predictions lean towards a continued strong performance from the New York Yankees. Given their robust lineup and Cortes’ steady arm, coupled with the comparably weaker stats from the Giants’ pitcher Blake Snell, the Yankees have the edge. They're not just playing on momentum but also boast depth in their hitting power, making them the likely victors unless the Giants can pull off an unexpected turnaround. Grab your popcorn; this game might just have some fireworks ready to go off!

San Francisco Giants injuries

  • Austin Slater (RF): 7-Day IL
  • Maui Ahuna (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Chase Pinder (CF): Day-To-Day
  • Yusniel Diaz (RF): Day-To-Day
  • Trevor Mcdonald (SP): Day-To-Day

New York Yankees injuries

  • Duane Underwood Jr. (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Jorbit Vivas (2B): Day-To-Day
  • Clayton Beeter (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Carlos Lagrange (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Henry Lalane (SP): Day-To-Day

Yankees vs Giants game info

Venue Oracle Park
Location San Francisco, California
First pitch Sun 4:05 PM
Temperature 55°
Chance of Rain 0%

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