Networks & Services Streaming the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2017
The Pittsburgh Pirates are members of the MLB’s National League Central division along with Chicago, St. Louis, Milwaukee, and Cincinnati. The team is often referred to as the “Bucks” or “Buccos.” All home games are played at PNC Park. The team first joined the NL in 1887 during its eighth season, they also played at the inaugural World Series and won their first World Series title in 1909. The team has since then won 5 World Series titles, 9 NL pennants, and 9 East Division titles.
|# of PiratesGames||Monthly Cost||Free Trial||HD Stream||Cable Required||iOS App||Android App|
|All Regular Season Pirates Games!||No Standalone App||Yes, with Sling/DTVN||Yes||Yes, except with Sling/DTVN||No||No|
|Various Pirates Games, Playoffs||Free,
|Yes, with Sling/DTVN||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|ALL PiratesGames Live!||$20||Watch 7 Days Free||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|Sunday Night Baseball, Various Games||No Standalone App||Yes, with Sling/DTVN||Yes||Yes, except with Sling/DTVN||Yes||Yes|
|ALL Pirates Games Live!||$35||Watch 7 Days Free||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|Various Pirates Games, Playoffs||No Standalone App||Yes, with Sling/DTVN||Yes||Yes, except with Sling/DTVN||Yes||Yes|
|Various Pirates Games, Playoffs||No Standalone App||Yes, with Sling/DTVN||Yes||Yes, except with Sling/DTVN||No||No|
|Some Sunday Afternoon Games||No Standalone App||Yes, with Sling/DTVN||Yes||Yes, except with Sling/DTVN||Yes||Yes|
|Various Showcase PiratesGames||No Standalone App||Yes, with DIRECTV NOW||Yes||Yes, except with Sling/DTVN||No||No|
Watch the Pittsburgh Pirates Games on ROOT SPORTS
ROOT SPORTS Pittsburgh is home of the Pirates. The network is available across Pittsburgh via local cable services but does not have a dedicated mobile app. So, Pirates fans can watch the home team play on television. However, a growing number of local cable services offer the network as part of their core package, plus with many services offering online streaming options its possible to stream online as well.
Watch the Pittsburgh Pirates Games on FOX
FOX will broadcast a few Pirates games in 2017. Many cable services include FOX as part of their entertainment package. However, subscribers can also stream FOX via its dedicated app for iOS and Android devices.
Live Stream the Pirates Without Cable
Watching the Pirates or any other sports team play does not require a conventional cable service anymore. Live streaming services like Sling TV and DIRECTV NOW, stream live channels directly via their apps for leading smart devices. Subscribers are not locked into a long-term deal with the company, and the packages are a lot cheaper. Sling TV starts at $20 a month with DIRECTV NOW at $35.
Try out the services mentioned above via the buttons below:
|Sling (7 Days Free)||DIRECTV NOW (7 Days Free)|
|Try Sling TV||Try DIRECTV NOW|
Stream Regular Season, Showcase & Playoff Pittsburgh Pirates Games Online
Many Pittsburgh Pirates games will also be streamed on MLB TV and ESPN. However, the quickest way to find out which channel with air the next Pirates game is to refer to the team’s broadcast schedule.