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How to watch Friday, May 7 MLB Network schedule on TV and via live stream

MLB Network is broadcasting three games for out-of-market viewers. We break down national and local broadcasting options, and how to watch the game via live stream.

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A view of the MLB Network logo before the MLB regular season game between the Minnesota Twins at the Chicago White Sox on July 25, 2019, at Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, IL. Photo by Joseph Weiser/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

MLB Network will be broadcasting three games on Friday, May 7 for out-of-market viewers. The schedule includes the Pittsburgh Pirates vs. the Chicago Cubs at 2:20 p.m. ET, the Washington Nationals vs. the New York Yankees at 7:05 p.m., and the Philadelphia Phillies vs. the Atlanta Braves at 7:20 p.m.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this primetime MLB matchup, you can stream the game via MLBNetwork.com, via the MLB app, and through MLB.TV. But keep in mind that you need a cable-login subscription for MLB Network or an MLB.TV subscription. If you don’t have a cable login to access MLB Network for a live stream, you can get a free trial from YouTube TV, Hulu with Live TV, AT&T TV Now, FuboTV, or Sling TV to stream the games.

Pirates-Cubs will actually be MLB.TV’s free game of the day. So, if you’ve been meaning to give it a try, you can get in a little afternoon baseball. For local viewing, the game will air on AT&T SportsNet-PIT in the Pirates market and Marquee Sports Network in the Cubs market. Trevor Cahill and Zach Davies will start for Pittsburgh and Chicago, respectively. The Cubs are a -148 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Pirates are a +125 underdog. The two teams have split their first six matchups this season.

Nationals-Yankees features a pair of teams struggling around .500, but not far back given the overall struggles of their respective divisions. Local viewers can catch the game on MASN 2 in the DC market and YES in the New York market. Patrick Corbin and Jameson Taillon will start for Washington and New York, respectively. The Yankees are a -186 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Nationals are a +155 underdog.

Phillies-Braves features the first and third place teams in the NL East. For local viewers, the game will air on Cozi-TV and TeleXitos in the Philadelphia market and Bally Sports South in the Atlanta market. Zach Eflin and Charlie Morton will start for the Phillies and Braves, respectively. The Braves are a -167 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Phillies are a +138 underdog. Philadelphia has won four of the six matchups between these two.