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

We go over how you can watch Friday’s game between the Milwaukee Brewers and Pittsburgh Pirates on ESPN+.

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Ben Gamel #18 of the Pittsburgh Pirates scores on his home run in the fifth inning against the Milwaukee Brewers at PNC Park on July 1, 2021 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images

ESPN+ will host Friday’s matchup between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Pittsburgh Pirates with first pitch set for 7:05 p.m. ET. The game will take place at PNC Field in Pittsburgh, and will also air on Bally Sports Wisconsin in the Brewers market and on ATT SportsNet in the Pirates market. Adrian Houser and JT Brubaker will take the pitching mound for the Brewers and Pirates, 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.

The Pirates lost Game 1 of the four-game series Thursday — their fourth-straight loss after being swept by the Rockies on the road earlier this week. The Brewers lead the NL Central, as the Pirates lag 19 games behind, and are favorites on DraftKings Sportsbook with moneyline odds at -122 with the over/under installed at 8 runs.