Boston Red Sox at New York Yankees 6/9/23: Game Preview




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Date: June 9, 2023
Time: 7:05 PM
Location: Yankee Stadium, Bronx, New York

The Boston Red Sox (31-31) are gearing up for a face-off against the New York Yankees (36-26) at Yankee Stadium. ESPN’s analytics peg the Yankees as favorites, attributing a 61.4% chance of victory to them.

Starting Pitchers:

On the mound for the Red Sox, we’ll have right-handed pitcher Garrett Whitlock (2-2, 5.61 ERA, 1.29 WHIP). In his 25.2 innings, Whitlock has allowed 28 hits, struck out 20, walked 5, and given up 5 home runs.

In the opposing side, the Yankees’ starting pitcher will be right-handed Gerrit Cole (7-0, 2.82 ERA, 1.13 WHIP). Over his 79.2 innings, Cole has managed 84 strikeouts, surrendered 62 hits, 28 walks and 8 home runs.

Star Players:

The Red Sox’s offense is led by Rafael Devers, who has recorded 13 home runs and 50 RBIs, along with a .246 batting average. The team’s batting average leader is Masataka Yoshida with .318.

The Yankees’ offense, on the other hand, is powered by Aaron Judge, who boasts 19 home runs and 40 RBIs, while maintaining a .291 batting average, which also leads the team.

Key Stats:

When comparing team stats, the Red Sox trail slightly in batting average (.260 to .234), home runs (66 to 96), and SLG (.425 to .420). However, they lead in OBP (.332 to .304). The Yankees, on the other hand, have a superior ERA (3.68 to 4.64) and WHIP (1.22 to 1.32), which sets the stage for a competitive game.

The Red Sox have lost four of their last five games, while the Yankees have won two, but lost the most recent one.


Given the Yankees’ statistical advantage and ESPN’s analytics, they seem to be the favorites. However, the unpredictable nature of baseball makes for an exciting game ahead. New York Yankees win off the strong pitching but play the over 9-5.

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