The 2023 MLB Playoffs get underway on Tuesday with four Wild Card Game 1s. The first series today features the Tampa Bay Rays hosting the Texas Rangers in a best-of-three series, with every game played in Texas. Game 1’s first pitch start time is 3:08 pm ET/ 12:08 pm PT on the ABC channel with Jordan Montgomery on the mound for the Rangers and Tyler Glasnow for the Rays.
Watch Rangers vs Rays Game 1 for Free
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Best of all there’s no annual contract and a free 5-day DirecTV Stream trial to enjoy so you can watch this game and others.
You can stream the Rangers at Rays Game 1 live for free by enrolling in a Fubo TV 7-day free trial. ESPN is included in the base “Pro” package free trial along with 140 other channels so you’ll be good to go once enrolled.
Fubo TV offers three days of auto recording in case you miss something live. It also provides 30 hours of Cloud DVR service so you can record any missed program or sporting event to watch later.
Hulu + Live TV
Another way to watch today’s MLB Wild Card game online without cable is to try out Hulu with Live TV. Hulu’s Live TV channel selection includes ACC Network, SEC Network, ESPN2, ESPN, ABC and many other sports channels.
With Hulu + Live TV you’ll get 50 hours of cloud DVR storage to keep your favorite programming around for repeat viewing. That’s in addition to Hulu’s vast library of accessible content and originals, plus countless college football games throughout the 2023 season.