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How to watch Astros vs. Yankees via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Tuesday’s ESPN game between the Houston Astros and New York Yankees.

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Brett Gardner #11 of the New York Yankees hits a RBI sacrifice fly in the second inning against the Detroit Tigers at Yankee Stadium on May 02, 2021 in New York City. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

ESPN will host Tuesday's matchup between the Houston Astros and the New York Yankees with first pitch set for 7:05 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx, and will air on YES in local markets. Zack Greinke will be on the hill for the Stros while Domingo German is pitching for the Yanks.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this primetime MLB matchup, you can stream the game via WatchESPN or the ESPN app. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access ESPN for a live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the game.

This is the first time the Houston Astros will play in Yankee Stadium with fans in attendance since the whole cheating scandal came to light. So we should expect this series to be a little chippy early on. The Yanks are coming off a sweep of the Detroit Tigers over the weekend. New York is back to .500 at 14-14, only 2.5 games back in the AL East. The bats are starting to come to life, particularly Aaron Judge, who was 5-for-12 with 2 HRs and 8 RBI against Detroit.

Houston has won three straight series but have failed to complete the sweep in the final game in each of them. The Astros are being carried offensively less by Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman, and more by Michael Brantley and Yuli Gurriel. The Astros offense enters Tuesday top 10 in a few offensive categories, including wOBA, AVG and SLG.