Pittsburgh Pirates 2024 TV Schedule & How to Watch Games

It’s a pirate’s life once more for baseball fans in Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Pirates are raising anchor for their 2024 season on Major League Baseball! Will the team add to its recent history of struggle this year, or bring home a treasure chest with the Commissioner’s Trophy inside? Let’s get ready to find out.

The Pittsburgh Pirates were established in 1891 and are part of the National League Central. They play their MLB schedule home games at PNC Park, located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

Check out the 2024 Pittsburgh Pirates TV schedule right here to make sure you never miss a single steal, home run or seventh inning stretch of the upcoming season.

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Pittsburgh Pirates Quick Facts:

Founding Season: 1891
Division: National League Central
Home Ballpark: PNC Park
World Series Titles: 5 (1909, 1925, 1960, 1971, 1979)
2023 Finish: Did not make the playoffs

How Did the Pittsburgh Pirates Do in 2023?

The Pirates concluded their season with a 76-86 record, a .469 winning percentage, and a negative run differential. Their performance did not lead to a notable postseason impact.

Averaging 4.3 runs per game, Pittsburgh will need to focus on strengthening their offense and defense to improve their regular season standing and postseason prospects in the 2024 MLB season.

Pittsburgh Pirates Schedule

Don’t miss a second of the Pirates 2024 baseball season. Explore the full Pittsburgh Pirates schedule right here and know exactly where to watch every game.

Pirates not playing today? Find another match up on the MLB schedule to keep your head in the game.

How to Watch the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2024

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

SPORTS NET PITTSBURGH (Regional Sports Network) – DIRECTV Channel 659



ESPN– DIRECTV Channel 206

ESPN 2 – DIRECTV Channel 209


ABC – Find your local ABC channel

FOX – Find your local FOX channel

Top Pittsburgh Pirates Players to Watch in 2024

The Pirates have laid claim to some impressive roster members over the years (Can you say Roberto Clemente?). Here are some of the top players to watch on the Pittsburgh Pirates this year:

  • Bryan Reynolds, Center Field
  • Mitch Keller, Starting Pitcher

Pittsburgh Pirates Rivalries

And now a look at the Pirates’ most well-known rivalries.

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Cincinnati Reds

The Pirates and their chief rival, the Cincinnati Reds, will go head-to-head again this season. This storied rivalry was among the fiercest in all of sports during the 1970s. The Pirates currently lead the series by a slim margin, but the teams have matched World Series title records.

Watch Pittsburgh take on Cincinnati on:

  • June 17 – 19
  • June 24 – 26
  • August 22 – 25
  • September 20 – 22

Pittsburgh Pirates vs. Philadelphia Phillies

It’s Pennsylvania vs. Pennsylvania in this famous rivalry between the Pirates and the Philadelphia Phillies. This one got its start back in 1887, when the Pittsburgh Pirates were founded, but has since flamed out a bit since the 1990s amid divisional shuffling.

Watch the Pirates play the Phillies on:

  • April 11 – 14
  • July 19 – 21

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