Major League Baseball 2020 season is just around the corner and cord-cutting fans of the Tampa Bay Rays need to know which streaming service gets them the most baseball action. FuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV or AT&T TV Now are great ways to stream live TV, but not necessarily to stream the Tampa Bay Rays. Flixed’s guide will help you choose the best option.

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Watch the Tampa Bay Rays on fuboTV

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FuboTV has always focused on sports. For the first few years, most of its content catered to fans of international soccer. It’s now a solid cable replacement service, but without ESPN or the MLB Network, it isn’t the best choice for baseball fans.

fuboTV Pricing and Packages 

The base subscription plan gives you access to nearly 100 channels for a competitive monthly fee. The premium plans upgrade features like the cloud DVR and add more channels to your lineup.

Standard
7-day free trial
$54.99/ month

92 channels

2 simultaneous streams

30 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Family
7-day free trial
$59.99+/ month

92 channels

3 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Entertainment
7-day free trial
$69.99/ month

92 channels

2 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME

Sports Plus add-on

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Ultra
7-day free trial
$79.99/ month

113 channels

3 simultaneous streams

500 hours of DVR space

SHOWTIME included

Sports Plus add-on

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*Note that in order to see the Family, Entertainment, and Ultra plans, you need to first press "Start Free Trial." After you create an account, you'll see all of these plans.

Learn more about fuboTV’s pricing and packages here.

fuboTV Channels

Surprisingly for a sports-centric streaming service, ESPN isn’t part of the channel lineup. You won’t find the MLB Network either which makes it a poor choice for baseball.

Learn more about fuboTV’s channel lineup here.

fuboTV Local Channels & Regional Sports Networks

The local CBS, Fox and NBC stations in Tampa Bay are all available on fuboTV as are the Fox regional sports networks.

Learn more about fuboTV’s local channels here.

fuboTV Supported Devices

The fuboTV app is available on almost every major streaming platform.

  • Living room devices: Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Samsung televisions as well as devices based on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Roku.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: None.
  • Desktop browsers: Chrome, Explorer, Safari.

You can learn more about fuboTV’s device support here.

fuboTV Simultaneous Streams

With the base subscription plan, you can only stream to two devices at a time. Should you choose one of the premium plans, however, you can stream to three devices at a time.

You can learn more about fuboTV’s simultaneous streams here.

fuboTV DVR

Unless you get one of the premium subscription plans, fuboTV only lets you record up to 30 hours of content. When you pay more, you get a 500-hour capacity.

Learn more about fuboTV’s DVR feature here.

fuboTV On-Demand Library

All of the channels in fuboTV’s listing provide on-demand content — typically recently-aired episodes. You can also watch on-demand content from fuboTV’s own fubo Sports Network.

Learn more about fuboTV’s on-demand library here.

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Watch the Tampa Bay Rays on Hulu with Live TV

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Hulu with Live TV offers a broad selection of live TV channels and a great library of on-demand content. The MLB Network is the only channel baseball fans will miss out on.

Hulu with Live TV Pricing and Packages 

When you sign up for Hulu with Live TV’s single subscription plan, you will get a chance to add upgraded features and more channels.

Hulu + Live TV
7-Day Free Trial
$44.99/ month

67 Channels

2 simultaneous streams

ESPN and Disney

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Learn more about Hulu with Live TV’s pricing and packages here.

Hulu with Live TV Channels

On top of a balanced selection of entertainment, lifestyle and news channels you get ESPN and other sports channels – except for the MLB Network.

Learn more about Hulu with Live TV’s channel lineup here.

Hulu with Live TV Local Channels & Regional Sports Networks

In addition to Fox’s regional sports networks, viewers in Tampa Bay get the local affiliates of ABC, CBS, Fox and NBC.

Learn more about Hulu with Live TV’s local channels here.

Hulu with Live TV Supported Devices

Go into the app store for almost any streaming device and you’ll find a Hulu with Live TV app.

  • Living room devices: Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Chromecast, Echo Show and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Certain Samsung, LG and Vizio televisions as well as some devices based on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV or Roku.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and Xbox 360.
  • Desktop browsers: Chrome, Edge, Firefox and Safari.

For more information about Hulu with TV’s device support, click here.

Hulu with Live TV Simultaneous Streams

By default, Hulu with Live TV only lets you stream to two devices at the same time. You can upgrade for unlimited streaming over your home network.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s simultaneous streaming, click here.

Hulu with Live TV DVR

You can record up to 50 hours of content or upgrade the cloud DVR to 200 hours.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s cloud DVR, click here.

Hulu with Live TV On-Demand Library

On-demand is Hulu’s biggest strength. The live TV subscription includes access to the full catalog of on-demand content.

For more information about Hulu with Live TV’s on-demand library, click here.

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Watch the Tampa Bay Rays on Sling TV

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Sling TV is a great option for people with HDTV antennas since it delivers many of the most popular basic cable channels, including ESPN. However, lack of support for local TV stations make it a poor option for pure cord-cutters.

Sling TV Pricing and Packages 

To watch as much baseball as possible, you will have to subscribe to both Sling Orange and Sling Blue.

Sling Orange
Free Roku Deal
$25.00/ month

34 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

1 simultaneous stream.

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Sling Blue
Free Roku Deal$25.00/ month

49 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

3 simultaneous streams

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Sling Orange + Blue
Free Roku Deal
$40.00/ month

56 channels

ESPN

Free Roku Express

4* simultaneous streams

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* You get 1 stream for Sling Orange channels and up to 3 simultaneous streams for Sling Blue channels.

Learn more about Sling TV’s pricing and packages here.

Sling TV Channels

The Orange plan and the combo plan come with ESPN and TBS`, but you’ll need to buy the sports expansion pack to get the MLB Network.

Learn more about Sling TV’s channel lineup here.

Sling TV Local Channels & Regional Sports Networks

The Tampa Bay area is one of the few where Sling TV supports local TV, but it’s only the local Fox station. In most of the country, no local channels are streamable through Sling TV.

Learn more about Sling TV’s support for local channels here.

Sling TV Supported Devices

You’ll find Sling TV apps on almost every streaming platform.

  • Living room devices: Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, Roku and and Facebook Portal.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Models based on Android TV, Amazon Fire TV and Roku. Also, certain models from LG and Samsung.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Amazon Fire tablets, Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: Xbox One and Oculus Go.
  • Desktop browsers: Chrome and Edge.

For more information about Sling TV device support, click here.

Sling TV Simultaneous Streams

Simultaneous streaming on Sling TV can be confusing. Sling Orange only works with one device which means you can’t watch ESPN if someone else is watching Disney XD. Meanwhile, Sling Blue works with up to three devices. These limitations still apply when you subscribe to both plans.

Learn more about Sling TV’s simultaneous streaming here.

Sling TV DVR

The cloud DVR included with each subscription plan only holds ten hours of content. An upgrade will raise the capacity to fifty hours.

Learn more about Sling TV’s simultaneous streaming here.

Sling TV On-Demand Library

Sling TV’s content providers make streams of recently-aired TV shows and movies available in the Sling TV on-demand library.

Learn more about Sling TV’s simultaneous streaming here.

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Watch Tampa Bay Rays on YouTube TV

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YouTube TV is one of the fastest-growing cable-replacement services thanks to its industry-leading support for local TV. It’s also the best option for baseball fans.

YouTube TV Pricing and Packages 

In addition to the channels you get with YouTube TV’s single subscription plans, you can add more channels from the streaming service’s a la carte menu.

Learn more about YouTube TV’s pricing here.

YouTube TV Channels

The YouTube TV subscription includes access to more than 70 channels. Unlike many other streaming services, baseball fans get MLB Network in addition to ESPN and TBS. 

Learn more about YouTube TV’s channel lineup here.

YouTube TV Local Channels & Regional Sports Networks

Local streams for all of the four major networks are available in the Tampa Bay area.

Learn more about YouTube TV’s local channels here.

YouTube TV Supported Devices

The YouTube TV app is widely available.

  • Living room devices: Amazon Fire TV, Android TV, Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Certain models from HiSense, LG, Samsung, Sharp and Vizio as well as televisions based on Amazon Fire TV, Android TV and Roku.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: Xbox One.
  • Desktop browsers: Chrome.

Learn more about YouTube TV’s device support here.

YouTube TV Simultaneous Streams

You can stream to 3 devices at the same time.

Learn more about simultaneous streaming on YouTube TV here.

YouTube TV DVR

With one of the most generous offerings in the industry, YouTube TV lets you record an unlimited amount of content to its cloud DVR service. Even better, those recordings won’t expire for nine months.

Learn more about YouTube TV’s cloud DVR features here.

YouTube TV On-Demand Library

In addition to the content each channel provides, you can watch many of the videos posted to YouTube by its independent creators as well as YouTube’s own original content.

Learn more about YouTube TV’s on-demand library here.

Free 7-day Trial

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Watch Tampa Bay Rays on AT&T TV Now

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AT&T TV Now was another one of the original streaming services when it was known as DirecTV Now. Today, the streaming service has become an expensive, cable-like option. However, its large lineup of channels might be worth considering.

AT&T TV Now Pricing and Packages 

The cheapest plans AT&T TV Now offers are barely competitive with other streaming services. If you want to get all of the channels that carry baseball, however, you’ll have to pay at least $110 per month.

Plus
7-day free trial
$50.00/ month

45+ channels

2 simultaneous streams

20 hours of DVR space

HBO
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Max
7-day free trial
$70.00/ month

60+ channels

2 simultaneous streams

20 hours of DVR space

HBO + Cinemax
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*Note that AT&T TV Now offers several other plans that are hidden until you click to sign up.

Learn more about AT&T TV Now’s pricing and packages here.

AT&T TV Now Channels

Although you have to pay a steep price, the channel lineup at AT&T TV Now is better than any other streaming service. All plans carry ESPN and TBS but you’ll need the Choice plan or higher to get the MLB Network.

Learn more about AT&T TV Now’s channel lineup here.

AT&T TV Now Local Channels & Regional Sports Networks

AT&T TV Now supports live streams from local stations. You will have to sign up for the free trial to see which ones you can stream.

Learn more about AT&T TV Now’s local channels here.

AT&T TV Now Supported Devices

App support isn’t great – especially after Roku dropped the AT&T TV Now app.

  • Living room devices: Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV and Chromecast.
  • Smart TVs and Blu-ray players: Samsung televisions as well as devices based on Amazon Fire TV.
  • Mobile devices and tablets: Android and iOS.
  • Game consoles: None.
  • Desktop browsers: Chrome and Safari.

You can learn more about AT&T TV Now’s device support here.

AT&T TV Now Simultaneous Streams

Most subscribers get three simultaneous streams. If you pay less than $65 per month, however, you only get two streams.

Learn more about simultaneous streaming on AT&T TV Now here.

AT&T TV Now DVR

People who pay less than $65 per month get a more limited cloud DVR with a twenty-hour capacity. Everyone else gets five hundred hours.

Learn more about AT&T TV Now’s DVR feature here.

AT&T TV Now On-Demand Library

You don’t get any additional on-demand content beyond what the individual channels post to AT&T TV Now’s system.

Learn more about AT&T TV Now’s on-demand library here.

Free 7-day Trial

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How to Watch the Tampa Bay Rays on Amazon Fire TV

You can watch the Tampa Bay Rays on Amazon Fire TV with one of these streaming services: FuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV or AT&T TV Now.

How to Watch the Tampa Bay Rays on Roku

You can watch the Tampa Bay Rays on Roku with one of these streaming services: FuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV or AT&T TV Now.

How to Watch the Tampa Bay Rays on Apple TV

You can watch the Tampa Bay Rays on Apple TV with one of these streaming services: FuboTV, Hulu with Live TV, Sling TV, YouTube TV or AT&T TV Now.

Chris Casper is a former tech industry product manager who escaped from California for New Mexico. Now he writes about science and tech while searching for the perfect green chile sauce.