A brand new week opens up round baseball as we speak, however practically half the groups within the league have a break day. We’ve nonetheless obtained you coated with one of the best video games to observe on this nine-game slate.
This sport is being broadcast on ESPN for a cause and it’s as a result of there’s a variety of intrigue round it. These two groups had been the favorites to win the NL East earlier than the season began and each are nonetheless in a strong place to return away with it. Although an additional layer of curiosity is added to this one as a result of it’s the primary time these two division rivals will meet this season, practically 50 video games in. The video games between these golf equipment might be the deciding issue between who makes the playoffs and who’s at house watching in October.
Buster Posey has been dominant when he’s within the lineup. The Giants catcher is hitting .382 this season over 26 video games. In these video games, he’s gotten successful in 20 of them and a number of hits in eight of them, together with a three-hit day on Sunday. He had Saturday off, so he’s prone to swimsuit up once more as we speak when the Giants tackle Cincinnati.
Rookies to Watch
Control Texas Rangers rookie Adolis Garcia. He’s been in and across the majors for some time, making his MLB debut in 2018. Nonetheless, he by no means obtained prolonged time within the large leagues, so he’s nonetheless thought-about a rookie. He obtained known as up a couple of month in the past and has been posting loopy numbers ever since. In 30 video games he’s hitting .289 with 10 bombs and 27 RBI. He was held hitless yesterday however has solely been hitless in two straight video games as soon as this season, so anticipate him to get again on observe as we speak in opposition to the New York Yankees.
MLB common season schedule for Monday, Could seventeenth
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Giants vs. Reds, 6:40 p.m. ET
Mets vs. Braves, 7:00 p.m. ET, ESPN
White Sox vs. Twins, 7:40 p.m. ET
Nationals vs. Cubs, 7:40 p.m. ET
Yankees vs. Rangers, 8:05 p.m. ET
Indians vs. Angels, 9:38 p.m. ET
Diamondbacks vs. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. ET
Rockies vs. Padres, 10:10 p.m. ET
Tigers vs. Mariners, 10:10 p.m. ET, ESPN+
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