San Francisco Giants vs. Texas Rangers: Preview, Predictions and Picks for June 9, 2024

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Jun 9, 2024 6:10 AM
The San Francisco Giants, leading the series 2-0, look to sweep the Texas Rangers at Globe Life Field on Sunday, June 9, 2024, at 1:05 PM. The Giants aim to capitalize on their strong road performance, where they've notched 15 wins, against the Rangers' 15-17 home record. The Rangers, struggling with a 30-34 overall record, will need to turn things around to avoid a series sweep.
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Giants vs Rangers starting pitchers

  • Nathan Eovaldi for Texas Rangers
  • Keaton Winn for San Francisco Giants

Giants vs Rangers statistics

Stat Giants Rangers
Hits 537 (9th) 519 (13th)
Batting Average .248 (8th) .242 (14th)
Runs Batted In 265 (Tied-12th) 262 (14th)
Runs 278 (13th) 277 (Tied-14th)
Home Runs 62 (Tied-19th) 65 (Tied-14th)
Walks 207 (9th) 201 (Tied-14th)
Stolen Bases 21 (30th) 26 (Tied-28th)
Strikeouts 506 (21st) 488 (24th)
Pitches 9478 (8th) 9018 (23rd)

Texas Rangers recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/8/24 vs San Francisco Giants L 3-1
6/7/24 vs San Francisco Giants L 5-2
6/5/24 vs Detroit Tigers W 9-1
6/4/24 vs Detroit Tigers L 3-1
6/3/24 vs Detroit Tigers L 2-1

San Francisco Giants recent games

Game Date Opponent Result Score
6/8/24 @ Texas Rangers W 3-1
6/7/24 @ Texas Rangers W 5-2
6/5/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks W 9-3
6/4/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks L 8-5
6/3/24 @ Arizona Diamondbacks L 4-2

Giants vs Rangers predictions

As the San Francisco Giants gear up to face the Texas Rangers, there are a few players to keep an eye on. Keaton Winn, despite his rocky stats this season, might just find his rhythm against a Rangers lineup that shows variability in their performance. On the batting side, Michael Conforto, who has solidly contributed with eight homers to date, could leverage his power to tally up more RBIs. With Thairo Estrada also showing promise with a .246 batting average and leading the team in RBIs, it wouldn’t be surprising to see him deliver crucial hits as the Giants aim for another series win.

Flipping over to the Texas Rangers, much could depend on Nathan Eovaldi’s pitching prowess, which has been quite impressive with an ERA of 2.70 and a WHIP of 1.12. Eovaldi’s arm could very well hold the key in stifling the Giants' hitters. On offense, Josh Smith has been a consistent standout with a .285 average, and his presence on the base paths could create scoring opportunities if he can maintain his performance. Meanwhile, despite dealing with some hamstring soreness, Corey Seager's impactful swings with 13 home runs could significantly propel the Rangers if he’s up to play, potentially changing the game’s dynamic.

Given both teams' current form and key player standouts, this match-up is poised to be tightly contested. However, the Giants, leading the current series and having a slight edge in overall performance metrics, might have the upper hand. The Giants' diverse batting lineup paired with opportune moments from their pitchers could push them past the Rangers, even considering Texas’s strong home field advantage. So, if I were to lean one way, the Giants might just continue their streak and secure another win, bolstering their position further in the standings.

Texas Rangers injuries

  • Corey Seager (SS): Day-To-Day
  • Jose Godoy (C): Day-To-Day
  • Avery Weems (RP): Day-To-Day
  • Brock Burke (RP): 60-Day-IL
  • Carson Coleman (RP): 60-Day-IL

San Francisco Giants injuries

  • Nick Ahmed (SS): 10-Day-IL
  • Chase Pinder (CF): Day-To-Day
  • Keaton Winn (SP): 15-Day-IL
  • Marco Luciano (SS): 10-Day-IL
  • Yusniel Diaz (RF): Day-To-Day

Giants vs Rangers game info

Venue Globe Life Field
Location Arlington, Texas
First pitch Sun 1:05 PM
Temperature 80°
Chance of Rain 2%

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