San Francisco Giants vs. New York Mets: Preview, Predictions and Picks for May 26, 2024

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May 26, 2024 6:16 AM
The San Francisco Giants, leading the series 2-0, look to continue their momentum against the New York Mets on Sunday, May 26th at 1:40 PM at Citi Field. The Mets, struggling with a 21-30 overall record and 10-16 home record, will aim to turn the tide against the Giants, who have dominated the regular season series 4-1. Can the Mets find a way to upset the Giants and get back in the series, or will San Francisco's momentum prove too much to overcome?
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Giants vs Mets starting pitchers

  • Sean Manaea for New York Mets
  • Logan Webb for San Francisco Giants

Giants vs Mets statistics

Stat Giants Mets
Hits 446 (Tied-7th) 415 (18th)
Batting Average .250 (8th) .235 (18th)
Runs Batted In 222 (Tied-12th) 207 (18th)
Runs 234 (11th) 218 (18th)
Home Runs 50 (Tied-18th) 56 (Tied-11th)
Walks 168 (14th) 160 (Tied-18th)
Stolen Bases 19 (30th) 39 (11th)
Strikeouts 418 (18th) 410 (Tied-20th)
Pitches 7774 (11th) 7550 (17th)

New York Mets recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/25/24 vs San Francisco Giants L 7-2 F/10
5/24/24 vs San Francisco Giants L 8-7
5/22/24 @ Cleveland Guardians L 6-3
5/21/24 @ Cleveland Guardians L 7-6
5/20/24 @ Cleveland Guardians L 3-1

San Francisco Giants recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
5/25/24 @ New York Mets W 7-2 F/10
5/24/24 @ New York Mets W 8-7
5/23/24 @ Pittsburgh Pirates W 7-6
5/22/24 @ Pittsburgh Pirates W 9-5 F/10
5/21/24 @ Pittsburgh Pirates L 7-6 F/10

Giants vs Mets predictions

As the San Francisco Giants take on the New York Mets, I'm expecting big things from some of their key players. Patrick Bailey is going to have a solid game, with 2-3 hits and at least one RBI. His ability to get on base and drive in runs will be crucial for the Giants' success. Meanwhile, Matt Chapman is due for a breakout performance, and I think he'll blast a home run and bring in 2-3 runs. Thairo Estrada will also be a force to be reckoned with, reaching base multiple times and scoring at least once.

On the other side, the Mets will be relying on their star players to step up. Pete Alonso is always a threat, and I think he'll hit a home run and bring in 2-3 runs. Brandon Nimmo will also be a key contributor, getting on base multiple times and scoring at least once. Harrison Bader will add some speed to the Mets' lineup, swiping a base or two and causing chaos on the basepaths. Francisco Lindor will be his usual consistent self, getting 2-3 hits and driving in at least one run.

Given these projections, I think the Giants will come out on top in a high-scoring affair. The Giants' strong bats will be too much for the Mets' pitching staff, and their own ace Logan Webb will be able to contain the Mets' offense. I predict a 7-5 win for the Giants, with their offense proving to be the difference-maker.

New York Mets injuries

  • Cristopher Larez (SS): Suspension
  • David Peterson (SP): 60-Day-IL
  • Drew Smith (RP): 15-Day-IL
  • Drew Gilbert (CF): Day-To-Day
  • Jett Williams (SS): Day-To-Day

San Francisco Giants injuries

  • Austin Slater (RF): 7-Day IL
  • Nick Ahmed (SS): 10-Day-IL
  • Will Bednar (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Trevor Mcdonald (SP): Day-To-Day
  • Ethan Small (SP): 60-Day-IL

Giants vs Mets game info

Venue Citi Field
Location Queens, New York
First pitch Sun 1:40 PM
Temperature 73°
Chance of Rain 48%

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