Yankees vs Red Sox: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and all the pre-buzz about much-awaited MLB encounter

Yankees vs Red Sox: How to live stream, time, venue, where to watch, who will win and all the pre-buzz about much-awaited MLB encounter
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New York Yankees and the Boston Red Sox are set to face-off on Friday, August 14. Can the start of the weekend get any better? However, the Red Sox fans will be hoping to see a much-improved performance. It has been a forgettable season for them as they have lost 12 of their last 18 games with the most recent loss being handed by the Tampa Bay Rays.

Now, they're up against a team that has dominated them in their last six encounters. The Yankees are placed No.1 on the AL East while the Red Sox are at the bottom of the league. Ahead of the game, here's everything you will need to know before settling down in front of the TV.

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Time

The game is slated to start off at 7.05 pm ET/ 4.05 pm PT.

Venue

Both teams will battle it out at the Yankee Stadium, New York.

Where to watch

Regional networks, The YES Network (New York Yankees), NESN (Boston Red Sox) will be televising the games. In addition, MLB Network serves as one of the platforms to watch the game.

How to live stream?

YouTube TV (Comprises of Fox, ESPN, MLB Network and TBS), AT&T TV Now, Fubo TV are some of the streamers that can be looked at. Fans can catch the game on MLB. TV as well as the My Stream App. MLB.TV is still the most preferred app as it comes with a slashed price of $59.99 keeping in mind the shortened season. A complete subscription provides viewers with access to the full regular season, the playoffs and the World Series.

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Pre-buzz chatter

It has been a different Boston side as their offense has taken a major shellacking. The .249 batting average is placed ninth in the league. Xander Bogaerts has been the leader for them with a .293 batting average. The pitching has also come under scrutiny. According to Bosun Akinpelu of Winner and Whiners, "Opponents have a .274 batting average against the Red Sox, which is 29th in the league. Their 1.55 WHIP is 30th, while their 5.24 ERA is 28th in the league."

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Meanwhile, the Yankees in the will be hoping to make it another series win against the Red Sox. DJ LeMahieu (.431 BA) and Aaron Judge (9 HR 20 RBI) have been the stars for the Yankees. Safe to say, they come across as the more dominant unit ahead of the clash. 

Who will win?

The Yankees go in as the favorites owing to recent performances and the stellar track record against their opponents. They come across as the ones to put the money on. 

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