Networks & Services Streaming the Pittsburgh Pirates This Year

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.

Streaming
Service
# 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
nfl-on-fox-stream Various Pirates Games, Playoffs Free,
Restricted
Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes No Yes Yes
sling_television ALL PiratesGames Live! $20 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
espn-streaming-nfl Sunday Night Baseball, Various Games No Standalone App Yes, with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes, except with Sling/DTVN Yes Yes
DTV-Now 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
TBS MLB Live 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 This Year. 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)
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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.