Yankees vs. Rays: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch
The New York Yankees (18-16), led by Gleyber Torres, visit Yandy Diaz and the Tampa Bay Rays (27-7) on Sunday at 1:40 PM ET.
The article below will provide you with everything you need to know to watch New York play Tampa Bay.
When is Yankees vs. Rays and when does it start?
This contest between the Yankees and Rays will happen on Sunday, May 7, 2023. Be ready to see the opening pitch at 1:40 PM ET.
Where to watch Yankees vs. Rays
The Yankees and Rays will hit the field at Tropicana Field for this matchup on May 7, and if you want to catch the action 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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Yankees vs. Rays Game Preview
The Yankees took down the Rays 3-2 yesterday, with Ron Marinaccio getting the win (1.1 IP, 0 R, 1 H, 1 K) and Harrison Bader leading the way offensively (going 2-for-2 with two RBI). Kevin Kelly (0.2 IP, 2 R, 4 H, 0 K) took the loss for the Rays.
Yankees Stats, Odds & Insights
The Yankees have won 64% of the games this season when they were the moneyline favorite (16-9).
New York ranks 11th in MLB play with 40 home runs. They average 1.2 per game.
The Yankees’ .378 slugging percentage is 23rd in baseball.
New York has a 3.54 team ERA that ranks fifth among all MLB pitching staffs.
The Yankees have the fourth-lowest WHIP in baseball (1.170).
Rays Stats, Odds & Insights
The Rays lost the only game they’ve played as the underdog this season.
Tampa Bay leads Major League Baseball in home runs with 69.
The Rays lead the majors with a .523 team slugging percentage.
Tampa Bay pitchers have a combined ERA of 2.91 ERA this year, first-best in baseball.
The Rays have a combined 1.105 WHIP as a pitching staff, first-lowest in MLB.
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Yankees Starter Recent Performance: Gerrit Cole
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|at Rangers||Apr. 27||6.2||6||2||2||8||1|
|vs. Blue Jays||Apr. 22||5.2||4||0||0||4||2|
|vs. Twins||Apr. 16||9.0||2||0||0||10||1|
|at Guardians||Apr. 11||7.0||5||2||2||3||2|
Rays Starter Recent Performance: Javy Guerra
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|vs. Pirates||May. 2||0.2||0||0||0||0||2|
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|at Padres||Apr. 15||0.1||0||1||0||0||3|
|at Diamondbacks||Apr. 12||1.0||1||0||0||0||0|
Yankees Key Players to Watch
Gerrit Cole gets the start for the Yankees, his eighth of the season. He is 5-0 with a 1.35 ERA and 52 strikeouts in 46 2/3 innings pitched.
The righty last appeared on Tuesday against the Cleveland Guardians, when he threw six innings, allowing two earned runs while giving up five hits.
The 32-year-old has put up an ERA of 1.35, with 10 strikeouts per nine innings, in seven games this season. Opponents are batting .175 against him.
Torres has been key for New York with 27 hits, an OBP of .338 plus a slugging percentage of .404.
Anthony Rizzo leads New York in batting average (.282) and runs batted in (14) this season while also slugging five homers.
Anthony Volpe is slashing .221/.323/.345 this season for the Yankees.
Rays Key Players to Watch
Javy Guerra will get the start for the Rays, his second of the season.
The right-hander last pitched on Saturday against the New York Yankees, throwing one scoreless inning of relief without allowing a hit.
He has an ERA of 6.30, a 0.5 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 2.200 in 10 games this season.
Diaz leads the Rays with nine home runs while putting up a team-best batting average of .327.
Wander Franco is batting .302 with 14 doubles, six home runs and 12 walks.
Randy Arozarena has a team-high nine home runs and 30 runs batted in.
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