Ny Yankees Yankees vs Chi. White Sox White Sox Picks and Predictions May 18th 2024

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Aaron Judge, Yankees Take Aim at White Sox Again


The New York Yankees are on a roll with astral starting pitching and a scorching hot Aaron Judge. Fresh off another homer from Judge and a strong outing by Nestor Cortes, the Yankees are looking to extend their winning streak to a season-high six games on Saturday afternoon when they host the Chicago White Sox.

Yankees’ Recent Performance

Dominant Pitching and Winning Streak

The Yankees kicked off the series with a 4- 2 win on Friday. Nestor Cortes was excellent, allowing only an unearned run and five successes over seven innings. This performance added to the Yankees’ fantastic 0.27 period over the past five starts. For just the sixth time in team history, New York’s starters have each pitched at least six innings in five successive starts, allowing a total of two runs in that span.

” Just seeing those guys go out there and give so important quality starts for us, I guess like the next guy up wants to repeat and do the same,” Cortes said.” Kind of has that feeling to where we were in 2022 where everybody is going six or seven innings and giving our team a chance to win.”

The Yankees have won 11 of their last 13 games since dropping three of four in Baltimore from April 30 to May 2.

Aaron Judge’s Hot Streak

Power and Precision

Judge was hitting.197 after the series in Baltimore, but his normal has since climbed to.267. On Friday, he homered in the first inning and drew three walks. Over his once 13 games, Judge is hitting.465( 20- for- 43) with six homers, nine doubles, 12 RBIs, 13 walks, and 15 runs. Each of his past seven hits have gone for extra bases.

” You are going to have rough stretches where perhaps it was a little longer stretch than you are used to, but nothing I was really concerned about,” Yankees director Aaron Boone said of Judge.” It was about finding time to get rhythm. He is certainly found that.”

White Sox’s Recent Performance

Enhancement and Challenges

The White Sox have improved, going 11- 9 since their dreadful 3- 22 launch. still, on Friday, they went 2- for- 9 with runners in scoring position, made two outs on the bases, and were held to two runs or fewer for the 22nd time this season.

Tommy Pham had three of Chicago’s eight hits and is batting.385( 15- for- 39) during a 10- game on- base streak.” Today we played good baseball,” Pham said.” They just outplayed us. We did not make too numerous miscalculations. One blunder on the bases, but we competed, we put together good at- bats.”

Upcoming Pitching Matchup

Luis Gilvs. Brad Keller

Luis Gil( 4- 1,2.51 ERA) will try to join Clarke Schmidt as New York’s second five- game winner on Saturday. Gil allowed one run or none for the fifth time in his eight starts this season when he pitched six scoreless innings in a 10- 6 road win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. His only former outing against the White Sox was on May 12, 2022, in Chicago, where he allowed four runs on five hits over four innings and got a no- decision.

Brad Keller( 0- 1,2.84 ERA) will make his alternate launch and fifth appearance of the season for the White Sox. He allowed three runs in42/3 innings against theSt. Louis Cardinals on May 3 in his former launch. In relief appearances against the shafts and the Guardians, Keller allowed just one run over61/3 innings. Keller is 1- 1 with a6.17 period in three career appearances( two starts) against the Yankees, all while with the Kansas City Royals.


With Aaron Judge on a hot streak and the Yankees’ starting pitchers delivering exceptional performances, New York aims to extend their winning streak against a White Sox team showing signs of enhancement. crucial player performances and strategic adaptations will be critical as both teams battle for important points in the standings. Fans can expect an exciting and competitive game as the Yankees take aim at the White Sox once again.

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