The Red Sox and the Yankees double header showdown promises to be very interesting. After the Yankees recent loss at the “Field of Dreams” game, perhaps the Bronx Bombers can change their luck against their classic rivals.
The first game starts on Tuesday, Aug. 17 at 10:05 AM EST with the second starting at 4:05 PM PST. The teams will face each other again on Wednesday Aug. 18 at 4:05 PM. The New York team has had a tumultuous season following multiple injuries and a Covid-19 outbreak that left star players such as Aaron Judge, Kyle Higashioka and Gio Urshela out of the lineup. While they haven’t fully recovered, the team has seen improvement over the last month, thanks to their newly acquired power hitters Anthony Rizzo and Joey Gallo.
But a Red Sox win is far from out of the question following their recent success, part of which can be credited to Chris Sale and Kyle Schwarber, two star players who recently returned to the Boston team’s lineup. However tomorrow’s game goes, though, it is sure to be an action-packed one that not only marks a well-matched rivalry but will set the tone for the rest of the season. That being said, you’ll want to make sure you have a way to stream the games from home in real time. From Amazon Prime and ESPN Plus to Fubo TV and Sling TV, here are the best ways to watch the Red Sox vs. Yankees game this week.
MLB.TV on Amazon Prime
Amazon Prime might be the easiest way to watch some of the biggest MLB games this season, especially if you aren’t panning on continuing for the postseason or already have a Prime account. Their MLB.TV access offers free access to most MLB games with a Prime account, and you can always sign up for a 30-day free trial if you aren’t a subscriber already.
ESPN Plus is the most comprehensive option for big-time baseball fans. In addition to live coverage of every MLB game, a subscription also comes with access to Little League games, historic moments from the MLB archives, their award-winning “30 For 30” library and exclusive highlights and analysis.
From the MLB Network and ESPN to Fox Sports and CBS Sports, Fubo TV offer a variety of ways to gain instant access to live games. This is best for big-time sports fanatics, who might be interested in the additional 100 channels that come with a subscription.
With four ESPN channels, NBC Sports and CBS Sports, Youtube TV will have you covered with all the channels you’ll need for live coverage and analysis of the MLB games. And if the price is too steep, now’s the perfect time to go for their free one-month trial.
Sling TV is the most affordable way to stream the MLB Network for the season. While a regular subscription normally costs $35 a month, you can snag this special promo offer for $10 a month, or 35 cents a day. Plus, the MLB Network’s MLB Tonight caters towards fans with its original programming, highlights and analysis.
With a basic entertainment package from AT&T, you’ll have access to ESPN, TBS and FOX to catch all the most important games. For 30 more dollars, you’ll get extra analysis of the games and players through DirectTV’s “MLB Extra Innings.”