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

We go over how you can watch Tuesday’s FS1 game between the Washington Nationals and Tampa Bay Rays.

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 Yandy Diaz #2 of the Tampa Bay Rays gestures as he runs the bases after a two-run home run against the Texas Rangers in the ninth inning at Globe Life Field on June 06, 2021 in Arlington, Texas. Photo by Richard Rodriguez/Getty Images

FS1 will host Tuesday’s matchup between the Washington Nationals and the Tampa Bay Rays with first pitch set for 7:10 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, and will also air on MASN 2 in the Nationals market and on Bally Sports Sun in the Rays market. Jon Lester and Tyler Glasnow will start for Washington and Tampa Bay, respectively.

You can live stream the FS1 game at FOX Live or through the Bally Sports app if you have a cable log-in. If you don’t, 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.

Washington will enter the first game of this two-game series with a 24-32 record for fourth place in the National League East. The Nationals dropped two of three games against the Philadelphia Phillies over the weekend. Lester is 0-2 this season with a 4.37 ERA in seven starts. He allowed just one run in each of his last two starts, covering 9.2 innings of work.

The Rays won two of three games against the Texas Rangers in their previous series, and they moved into first place in the American League East with a 38-23 record, 0.5 games ahead of the Boston Red Sox in the division. Tampa Bay has scored the third most runs in the MLB this season, and they have their ace Tyler Glasnow on the mound with a 4-2 record and 2.69 ERA through 12 starts.