Rays vs. Yankees: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch

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Rays vs. Yankees: Start Time, Streaming Live, TV Channel, How to Watch


On Saturday, Yandy Diaz and the Tampa Bay Rays (27-6) take on Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees (17-16), with first pitch scheduled for 4:10 PM ET at Tropicana Field.

If you’re intending to watch this game, keep reading for streaming and TV options for the Tampa Bay-New York matchup.

When is Rays vs. Yankees and when does it start?

This contest between the Rays and Yankees will take place on Saturday, May 6, 2023. Expect to see the opening pitch at 4:10 PM ET.

Where to watch Rays vs. Yankees

The Rays and Yankees will take to the diamond at Tropicana Field for this matchup on May 6, and if you want to catch the game live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on BSSUN.

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Rays vs. Yankees Game Preview

These teams meet again after the Rays defeated the Yankees 5-4 yesterday. Kevin Kelly earned the win for the Rays (1.1 IP, 0 R, 2 H, 1 K), and Diaz led the way offensively (1-for-4 with a home run and an RBI). Jimmy Cordero (0.1 IP, 1 R, 1 H, 0 K) was credited with the loss for the Yankees.

Rays Stats, Odds & Insights

The Rays have been favored on the moneyline 32 total times this season. They’ve finished 27-5 in those games.

The Tampa Bay Rays have hit an MLB-leading 69 home runs, averaging 2.1 per game.

The Rays lead the league with a .527 slugging percentage this season, racking up 138 extra-base hits.

Tampa Bay has the first-ranked team ERA among all MLB pitching staffs (2.91).

Pitchers for the Rays combine for the No. 1-ranked WHIP in MLB (1.098).

Yankees Stats, Odds & Insights

The Yankees have been underdogs in eight games this season and won one (12.5%) of those contests.

New York’s 40 home runs rank 11th in Major League Baseball.

The Yankees rank 21st in the majors with a .381 team slugging percentage.

New York has the seventh-best ERA (3.59) in the majors this season.

Yankees pitchers have a 1.168 WHIP this season, fourth-best in the majors.

Rays Starter Recent Performance: Drew Rasmussen

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at White Sox Apr. 30 5.0 9 3 3 3 0
vs. Astros Apr. 25 4.2 9 5 5 5 2
at Reds Apr. 19 5.0 3 0 0 7 3
at Blue Jays Apr. 14 4.1 8 5 5 4 4
vs. Athletics Apr. 9 7.0 1 0 0 8 0

Yankees Starter Recent Performance: Domingo Germán

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Guardians May. 1 8.1 2 1 1 6 1
at Twins Apr. 26 6.0 5 6 6 8 2
vs. Blue Jays Apr. 21 6.0 5 4 4 6 2
vs. Twins Apr. 15 6.1 3 1 1 11 0
at Guardians Apr. 10 3.0 2 2 1 0 5

Rays Key Players to Watch

Drew Rasmussen gets the start for the Rays, his seventh of the season. He is 3-2 with a 3.66 ERA and 34 strikeouts in 32 2/3 innings pitched.

The righty’s most recent appearance came on Sunday against the Chicago White Sox, when he tossed five innings, surrendering three earned runs while giving up nine hits.

In six games this season, the 27-year-old has amassed a 3.66 ERA and 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings, while giving up a batting average of .264 to opposing hitters.

Diaz leads Tampa Bay with nine home runs this season. He’s batting .324 with 18 RBI.

Randy Arozarena is batting .328 with nine home runs and 30 RBI, all three of which lead Tampa Bay this season.

Wander Franco is slashing .304/.374/.560 this season for the Rays.

Yankees Key Players to Watch

Domingo German (2-2) will take to the mound for the Yankees and make his seventh start of the season.

The right-hander’s last appearance was on Monday, when he threw 8 1/3 innings against the Cleveland Guardians, giving up one earned run while allowing two hits.

The 30-year-old has an ERA of 4.46 and 10.2 strikeouts per nine innings with an opponent batting average of .171 in six games this season.

Torres has five doubles, a triple, four home runs and 17 walks while hitting .236.

Anthony Rizzo has a club-high 14 RBI and .286 batting average.

Anthony Volpe has three doubles, a triple, three home runs and 16 walks while batting .229.

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Author: Sam Russell

Sam hails from Grandville, Michigan. He has a rich sports background, including playing baseball at Central Michigan before covering high school sports and working with the Orlando Magic. He earned his degree from Central Michigan University and was a member of the 2010 MAC Championship baseball team. Sam grew his knowledge of sports betting while working with Betsperts in various areas such as writing, social media, betting research, and business development. He's a big fan of the NBA, NFL, and MLB, highly interested in data and statistics.