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How to Watch Rays vs. Yankees: Live Stream or on TV


The Tampa Bay Rays (29-9), led by Wander Franco, visit Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees (21-17) at 7:05 PM ET on Thursday in a series opener.

The article below will provide you with everything you need to know to watch Tampa Bay take on New York.

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

This contest between the Rays and Yankees will begin on Thursday, May 11, 2023. Be ready to see the opening pitch at 7:05 PM ET.

Where to watch Rays vs. Yankees

The Rays and Yankees will take to the field at Yankee Stadium for this matchup on May 11, and if you want to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on MLB Network.

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Rays Stats, Odds & Insights

The Rays have won 28 of the 36 games they were the moneyline favorite this season (77.8%).

The Tampa Bay Rays have hit an MLB-leading 75 home runs, averaging two per game.

The Rays are the top slugging team in baseball this season with a .509 slugging percentage.

Tampa Bay has the first-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (2.95).

The Rays have the second-lowest WHIP in the majors (1.138).

Yankees Stats, Odds & Insights

This season, the Yankees have won two out of the nine games in which they’ve been the underdog.

New York has hit 51 homers this season, which ranks fifth in the majors.

Fueled by 104 extra-base hits, the Yankees rank 15th in MLB with a .406 slugging percentage this season.

New York has pitched to a 3.59 ERA this season, which ranks seventh in baseball.

The Yankees have a combined 1.208 WHIP as a pitching staff, seventh-lowest in MLB.

Rays Starter Recent Performance: Drew Rasmussen

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Yankees May. 6 5.2 2 0 0 6 2
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

Yankees Starter Recent Performance: Domingo Germán

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Rays May. 6 5.0 4 2 2 5 2
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

Rays Key Players to Watch

Drew Rasmussen (3-2 with a 3.11 ERA and 40 strikeouts in 37 2/3 innings pitched) gets the start for the Rays, his eighth of the season.

The righty last appeared on Saturday against the New York Yankees, when he threw 5 2/3 scoreless innings while giving up two hits.

The 27-year-old has a 3.11 ERA and 9.6 strikeouts per nine innings across seven games this season, while giving up a batting average of .243 to opposing hitters.

Franco is batting .310 with seven home runs and 24 RBI for Tampa Bay this season.

Yandy Diaz leads Tampa Bay in home runs with nine while driving in 19 runs and slugging .579.

Randy Arozarena leads Tampa Bay in batting average (.319), home runs (nine) and runs batted in (30) this season.

Yankees Key Players to Watch

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

The right-hander’s last appearance was on Saturday, when he threw five innings against the Tampa Bay Rays, giving up two earned runs while allowing four hits.

The 30-year-old has pitched to a 4.35 ERA this season with 10.1 strikeouts per nine innings compared to 2.7 walks per nine across seven games.

Torres has a team-best six home runs.

Anthony Rizzo has put his power on display as he paces his team with six home runs with a team-high .302 batting average.

Aaron Judge leads the Yankees with six home runs.

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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.