How to Watch Tampa Bay Rays vs. Washington Nationals: Channel, Live Stream, Game Time – June 28

Zach Eflin and Mitchell Parker will be the starting pitchers when the Tampa Bay Rays (40-41) and Washington Nationals (38-42) open a series on Friday at 6:50 PM ET at Tropicana Field.

Wanting to watch Tampa Bay match up with Washington? Keep reading for info on how to watch the game on TV or stream it live.

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Rays vs. Nationals TV Channel and Live Stream

  • Date: Friday, June 28, 2024
  • Time: 6:50 PM ET
  • TV: MASN2
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo (Regional restrictions may apply)
  • Location: St. Petersburg, Florida
  • Venue: Tropicana Field

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Probable Pitchers

Zach Eflin (TB) Pitcher Mitchell Parker (WSH)
3 – 5 W/L 5 – 3
81.1 IP 73.2
4.20 ERA 3.30
1.143 WHIP 1.100
7 K/9 7.1
0.7 BB/9 2.1

Predictions & More About This Game

Rays vs. Nationals Top Hitters


  • Isaac Paredes has accumulated 76 hits with a .359 on-base percentage, leading the Rays in both categories. He’s hitting .272 with 15 doubles, 12 home runs and 31 walks.
  • Yandy Diaz’s .392 slugging percentage paces his team, and he has 15 doubles, a triple, seven home runs and 27 walks while batting .275.
  • Randy Arozarena has 12 doubles, 10 home runs and 37 walks while hitting .189.
  • Jose Caballero has 11 doubles, a triple, four home runs and 15 walks while hitting .243.

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  • C.J. Abrams leads Washington with 82 hits and a team-best slugging percentage of .502.
  • Jesse Winker leads Washington in OBP (.381) this season, fueled by 66 hits.
  • Lane Thomas has 49 hits this season and has a slash line of .243/.302/.431.
  • Luis Garcia is batting .257 with a .288 OBP and 35 RBI for Washington this season.

Rays vs. Nationals Season Splits


  • At home in 2024, the Rays are 21-24.
  • In terms of start times, the Rays have gone 15-17 in day games and 25-24 at night.
  • In games decided by just one run, Tampa Bay has gone 16-7 in 2024.
  • The Rays’ record against right-handers is 28-34. They are 12-7 against left-handers.

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  • Away from home in 2024, Washington is 21-23.
  • In night games, the Nationals are 20-21. In day games, they are 18-21.
  • In 2024, Washington’s record in one-run games is 7-12.
  • When facing right-handers, the Nationals have gone 26-33, and against lefties they are 12-9.

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