Tampa Bay Rays 2024 TV Schedule & How to Watch Games

The Tampa Bay Rays were established in 1998 and are part of the American League East. They play their home games at Tropicana Field, located in St. Petersburg, Florida. Check out the 2024 Tampa Bay Rays TV Schedule right here to make sure you never miss a single steal, homerun or seventh inning stretch of the upcoming season.

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Tampa Bay Rays Quick Facts:

Founding Season: 1998
Division: American League East
Home Ballpark: Tropicana Field
World Series Titles: 0 (2 appearances)
2023 Finish: Lost Wild Card Series to the Texas Rangers

How Did the Tampa Bay Rays Do Last Year?

The Rays had an impressive regular season, finishing with a 99-63 record and a .611 winning percentage, along with a solid run differential. Their postseason journey, however, ended in the Wild Card Series against the Texas Rangers.

Averaging 5.3 runs per game, Tampa Bay’s robust performance sets high expectations for 2024. The challenge will be to convert regular-season success into deeper postseason runs, aiming for championship contention. 

Tampa Bay Rays TV Schedule

Don’t miss a second of the Rays 2024 baseball season. Explore the full Rays schedule right here, including where to watch them play live, right here. Not playing today? Find another match up on the MLB schedule to keep your head in the game.

How to Watch the Tampa Bay Rays

If you can’t make it out to the ballpark, there are plenty of ways to catch every game on the Tampa Bay Rays schedule on DIRECTV. Below are a few places where you can watch the Rays baseball games.

BALLY SPORTS SUN (Regional Sports Network) – DIRECTV Channel 653

FOX SPORTS 1 – DIRECTV Channel 219


ESPN 2DIRECTV Channel 209

FOX Find local channel number here

ABC Find local channel number here


Tampa Bay Rays Players to Know

Here are some of the top players you can expect to see out on the baseball diamond this season:

  • Yandy Díaz, Third Baseman
  • Randy Arozarena, Left Fielder
  • Josh Lowe, Right Fielder
  • Isaac Paredes, Shortstop

Tampa Bay Rays Rivalries to Watch

Even though the Rays have had a shorter history than some of their other counterparts in the AL East, they have still accrued a fair number of rivals.

Rays vs. Yankees

Being in the same division, the Rays and Yankees rivalry has gotten more competitive over the years, as the two teams often compete for the division title and for a spot in the postseason. The two teams have also met in the postseason, resulting in exciting matches.

Fans can catch this rivalry in 2024 on these dates:

  • April 19-21
  • May 10-12
  • July 9-11
  • July 19-22

Rays vs. Red Sox

The Rays and the Red Sox frequently match up in the AL East, causing for a rivalry to pick up around the mid-2000s as the Rays started becoming more competitive in the division. Fans can watch these two teams battle it out on these dates:

  • May 13-16
  • May 20-22
  • September 17-19
  • September 27-29

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