How to Watch Mets vs. Yankees Tonight

The two New York rivals face off against each other tonight and you can catch all the action right here!

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Introduction

The New York Yankees and the New York Mets are two of the most iconic baseball teams in America. They have a long-standing rivalry that dates back to the early days of the game, and their fans are some of the most passionate in all of sports. If you’re lucky enough to live in New York, or if you’re just visiting for a game, watching a Yankees-Mets game is an experience you won’t soon forget. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Mets vs. Yankees tonight.

What channel is the game on?

The game is on WPIX. You can also watch it on MLB.TV if you have a subscription.

How to watch if you don’t have cable

The New York Yankees and the New York Mets will face off tonight in the first game of the Subway Series. The game is set to start at 7:00 p.m. ET and will be televised on ESPN.

If you don’t have cable, you can watch a live stream of the game on your computer, phone, or streaming device by signing up for one of the following cable-free, live-TV streaming services:

Hulu With Live TV: In addition to an extensive Netflix-like on-demand streaming library, Hulu also offers a bundle of 60-plus live TV channels, including ESPN. You can sign up for “Hulu with Live TV” right here, and you can then watch a live stream of the game on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick or other streaming device via the Hulu app.

If you can’t watch live, “Hulu with Live TV” also comes with 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).

What time does the game start?

The game is scheduled to start at 7:05 p.m. ET on Tuesday, Aug. 13.

Who are the starting pitchers?

The New York Mets and New York Yankees are set to face off tonight in the first game of a three-game series. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m. EDT at Yankee Stadium.

The Mets will send left-hander Steven Matz to the mound to face Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka. Matz is 11-10 with a 4.37 ERA in 28 starts this season, while Tanaka is 13-5 with a 3.75 ERA in 27 starts.

The game will be televised on ESPN, with Matt Vasgersian and Jessica Mendoza on the call. ESPN’s broadcast will also be available to stream online via WatchESPN.

Who are the projected lineups?

The New York Yankees will take on the New York Mets tonight in a battle for first place in the NL East. The game is set to begin at 7:10 p.m. ET and will be televised on ESPN.

Here are the projected lineups for both teams:

Mets
Jeff McNeil, LF
Pete Alonso, 1B
Dominic Smith, DH
Robinson Cano, 2B
J.D. Davis, 3B
Michael Conforto, RF
Wilson Ramos, C
Amed Rosario, SS
Brandon Nimmo, CF

Yankees
DJ LeMahieu, 1B Brett Gardner, LF Gio Urshela, 3B Alex Rodriguez, DH Gary Sanchez, C Aaron Judge RF Didi Gregorius , SS Aaron Hicks , CF

Conclusion

The game will be broadcast live on ESPN at 7 p.m. ET. If you don’t have a cable subscription, you can watch ESPN online by signing up for a free trial of a live TV streaming service. Each of the following services offers ESPN, and each offers a free trial:

Sling TV: You can get ESPN and more than 50 other channels for $25 per month, or just get ESPN for $5 per month with the Sling Orange “Comedy Extra” add-on. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial no matter which package you choose, and if you cancel before the trial is up, you will not be charged.

DirecTV Now: You can get ESPN as part of the “Live a Little” package for $35 per month, or you can include it with any of the other packages starting at $50 per month. You can sign up for a free 7-day trial no matter which package you choose, and if you cancel before the trial is over, you will not be charged anything.

PlayStation Vue: You can get ESPN as part of the “Core” package for $45 per month, or you can include it with any of the other packages starting at $55 per month. You can sign up for a free 5-day trial no matter which package you choose, and if you cancel before the trial period is over, your credit card will not be charged.

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