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

We go over how you can watch Friday’s game between the Philadelphia Phillies and Boston Red Sox on ESPN+.

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Garrett Richards #43 of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Oakland Athletics in the bottom of the first inning at RingCentral Coliseum on July 03, 2021 in Oakland, California. Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images

ESPN+ will host Friday’s matchup between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Boston Red Sox with first pitch set for 7:10 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Fenway Park in Boston, Massechusits, and will also air on NBC Sports Philadelphia in the Phillies market and on NESN in the Red Sox market. Vince Velasquez and Garrett Richards face off for Philadelphia and Boston, respectively.

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 — you’ll need a subscription to ESPN+. You can subscribe to ESPN+ on the ESPN website, where you can get a monthly subscription for $5.99, or get the ESPN/Disney/Hulu bundle for $13.99 per month.

The Red Sox took two of three from the Phillies back in May and head into this game with a 2.5 game lead over the Rays atop the AL East. The Phillies are in second place in the NL East, four games back of the Mets. Boston is a -127 favorite to win this first game at DraftKings Sportsbook while Philadelphia is a +110 underdog. Total runs is installed at 11 and is evenly juiced on the over and under.