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What channel Pirates vs. Nationals is on and how to watch via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Monday’s game between the Pittsburgh Pirates and Washington Nationals on ESPN+.

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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Jon Lester (34) pitches against the Atlanta Braves during the third inning at Truist Park. Jason Getz-USA TODAY Sports

ESPN+ will host Monday’s matchup between the Pittsburgh Pirates and the Washington Nationals with first pitch set for 7:05 p.m. ET. The game will take place at the Nationals Park in D.C., and will also air on ATT SportsNet Pittsburgh in the Pirates market and on MASN in the Nationals market. JT Brubaker and Jon Lester will start for Pittsburgh and Washington, respectively.

If you aren’t around a TV to check out this MLB matchup, you can stream the game via WatchESPN or the ESPN app. But keep in mind — you’ll need a subscription to ESPN+. You can subscribe to ESPN+ on the ESPN website, where you can get a monthly subscription for $5.99, or get the ESPN/Disney/Hulu bundle for $13.99 per month.

This is the first series between the Pirates and Nationals. Pittsburgh has lost seven straight and is in last place in the NL Central. Washington has alternated wins and losses the past five games and is in last place in the NL East.

The Nationals are a -122 favorite at DraftKings Sportsbook while the Pirates are +105 underdogs. Total runs is installed at 8.5 with the over juiced to -115.