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What channel Red Sox vs. Yankees is on and how to watch via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Thursday’s ESPN game between the Red Sox and Yankees.

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MLB Cover the Bases: betting the Boston and New York (AL) rivalry

ESPN will host Thursday’s matchup between the Boston Red Sox and the New York Yankees with first pitch set for 7 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Yankee Stadium. The Red Sox will send out Eduardo Rodriguez, while the Yankees starter is undecided as of game-day morning.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this MLB matchup, you can stream the game via WatchESPN or the ESPN app. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access ESPN 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 Red Sox come into the series with a 1.5 game lead on second place Tampa in the AL East and eight games on the Yankees. Boston has swept all six games between the two teams this season. The Yankees are a -170 favorite to win DraftKings Sportsbook while the Red Sox are +150 underdogs. Total runs is installed at 8.5 with the over juiced to -115.