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
root-sports-mariners-1-300x191 All Regular Season Pirates Games! No Standalone App Yes, w/ Sling, Fubo etc Yes Yes, except w/ Sling, Fubo etc No No
hulu-live-stream-300x222 Most MLB Games on Hulu! $39.99 (Best Deal) Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
sling_television-300x150 ALL PiratesGames Live! $25 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
fubo-live-sports ALL Pirates Games Live! $44.95 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
VPN-Live-Stream-300x67 Use a VPN to Watch the Pirates $3.29 per month Try a VPN Yes No Yes Yes
NFL-on-Fox-Stream-300x130 Various Pirates Games, Playoffs Free,
Restricted
Yes, with Hulu/Sling Yes No Yes Yes
ESPN-Streaming-NFL-300x74 Sunday Night Baseball, Various Games No Standalone App Yes, with Hulu/Sling Yes Yes, except w/ Sling, Fubo etc Yes Yes
DTV-Now-300x127 ALL Pirates Games Live! $35 Watch 7 Days Free Yes No Yes Yes
fox-sports-2-300x166 Various Pirates Games, Playoffs No Standalone App Yes, with Hulu/Sling  Yes Yes, except w/ Sling, Fubo etc  Yes Yes
FS1-logo-300x211 Various Pirates Games, Playoffs No Standalone App Yes, with Hulu/Sling Yes Yes, except w/ Sling, Fubo etc No  No
TBS-logo-300x223 Some Sunday Afternoon Games No Standalone App Yes, with Hulu/Sling Yes Yes, except w/ Sling, Fubo etc  Yes Yes
MLB-NETWORK-LOGO-FINAL-291x300 Various Showcase PiratesGames No Standalone App Yes, with DIRECTV NOW  Yes Yes, except w/ Sling, Fubo etc  No  No

Watch the Pirates with a VPN

If you’re concerned about privacy and computer security these days you may want to think about streaming the Pirates live via a VPN. They’re quite cheap and help protect you beyond sports viewing, too.

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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, Fubo 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 $25 a month and is the cheapest option. All have free trials!

Try out these services using the buttons below:

Sling (7 Days Free) Fubo (7 Days Free) HULU Live (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.