Yankees vs. Braves Probable Starting Pitchers Today – June 23

Two of the league’s top hitters face off when the New York Yankees (52-27) and Atlanta Braves (42-32) play at 1:35 PM ET on Sunday, at Yankee Stadium. Juan Soto has a .305 batting average (seventh in league) for the Yankees, while Marcell Ozuna ranks fifth at .312.

The Yankees will call on Nestor Cortes Jr. (4-5) against the Braves and Max Fried (6-3).

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Yankees vs. Braves Pitcher Matchup Info

  • Date: Sunday, June 23, 2024
  • Time: 1:35 PM ET
  • TV: YES
  • Location: The Bronx, New York
  • Venue: Yankee Stadium
  • Live Stream: Fubo
  • Probable Pitchers: Cortes – NYY (4-5, 3.36 ERA) vs Fried – ATL (6-3, 3.11 ERA)

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Yankees Probable Starting Pitcher Today: Nestor Cortes Jr.

  • Cortes (4-5) will take to the mound for the Yankees and make his 17th start of the season.
  • The left-hander last pitched on Tuesday, when he allowed five hits in six scoreless innings against the Baltimore Orioles.
  • The 29-year-old has an ERA of 3.36, a 4.78 strikeout-to-walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.100 in 16 games this season.
  • If he completes six or more innings with three or fewer earned runs allowed, he’ll earn his third consecutive quality start.
  • Cortes will look to finish five or more innings for the fourth start in a row.
  • He has made 16 appearances and finished five of them without allowing an earned run.
  • Among qualified major league pitchers this season, the 29-year-old’s 3.36 ERA ranks 32nd, 1.100 WHIP ranks 21st, and 8.3 K/9 ranks 41st.

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Braves Probable Starting Pitcher Tonight: Max Fried

  • Fried makes the start for the Braves, his 15th of the season. He is 6-3 with a 3.11 ERA and 76 strikeouts in 84 2/3 innings pitched.
  • In his last time out on Monday, the lefty threw 5 1/3 innings against the Detroit Tigers, allowing one earned run while surrendering four hits.
  • The 30-year-old has amassed a 3.11 ERA and 8.1 strikeouts per nine innings during 14 games this season, while allowing a batting average of .207 to opposing hitters.
  • Fried is looking to collect his eighth quality start of the year in this outing.
  • Fried will aim to go five or more innings for his sixth straight start. He’s averaging six innings per outing.
  • In four of his 14 total appearances this season he has not surrendered an earned run.
  • The 30-year-old’s 3.11 ERA ranks 22nd, 1.071 WHIP ranks 18th, and 8.1 K/9 ranks 46th among qualifying pitchers this season.

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