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What channel Mets vs. Rays is on and how to watch via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Saturday’s MLB Network game between the New York Mets and Tampa Bay Rays.

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Francisco Lindor #12 of the New York Mets in action against the Baltimore Orioles at Citi Field on May 12, 2021 in New York City. New York Mets defeated the Baltimore Orioles 7-1. Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images

MLB Network will host Saturday’s matchup between the New York Mets and the Tampa Bay Rays with first pitch set for 1:10 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida, and will air on SNY in the Mets market and on Bally Sports Sun in the Rays market. Joey Lucchesi will get the start for the Mets on Saturday afternoon, while Shane McClanahan will be on the mound for the Rays.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this Saturday matinee, you can stream the game via MLBNetwork.com and via the MLB app. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access MLB Network for a live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the game.

The Mets have a record of 18-13 and are sitting in first place in the NL East. The Rays have a record of 20-19 and are 3 games behind the Boston Red Sox for first place in the AL East.

The Rays are a -141 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Mets are a +120 underdog. The run total is set at 8 with the over at -110 and the under at -109.