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What channel Yankees-Rays is on and how to watch via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Wednesdays game between the New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays on ESPN.

Michael Wacha #52 of the Tampa Bay Rays delivers a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles in the first inning at Tropicana Field on July 21, 2021 in St Petersburg, Florida. Photo by Julio Aguilar/Getty Images

ESPN will host Wednesday’s matchup between the New York Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays with first pitch set for 7 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Tropicana Field in Tampa, and will also air on YES in the Yankees market and on Bally Sports Sun in the Rays market. Nestor Cortes and Michael Wacha start for New York and Tampa, respectively.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this 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.

The Yankees took the first game in the series and sit seven games back of the Rays for the top wild card berth. Tampa is a -130 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while New York is a +110 underdog. Total runs is installed at 8.5 and is evenly priced on both sides at -110.