Chicago Cubs vs Pittsburgh Pirates Live Stream: Watch Online Today

The Chicago Cubs (3-3) and Pittsburgh Pirates (1-5) commence their second series of this young 2021 MLB baseball season with a day game at PNC Park on April 8th, 2021. The Cubs won both games last week and will send Jake Arrieta (1-0) on the mound against Tyler Anderson (0-1) for the Pirates.

Out of Chicago or Pittsburgh market fans across the United States can watch the Cubs game live by streaming it from either the local Pirates or Cubs broadcast online when the game starts 1:35 pm ET / 10:35 pm PT with an ESPN+ subscription.


With an ESPN Plus account you can not only watch today’s Pirates and Cubs game, but other select MLB games throughout the regular season. Plus there are tons of other sports and original series, including every 30-for-30 documentary, ready to stream.

The cost of ESPN+ is only $5.99 a month or $59.99 for an entire year, so it is one of the cheapest standalone streaming services available. Plus you can cancel at any time; there is no minimum commitment.

ESPN+ Disney+ Hulu Bundle

A $12.99 a month bundle option including Disney+, ESPN+ and the ad-supported version of Hulu is another option to consider. This deal dubbed “Get All Three” is a fantastic bargain that is already being enjoyed by millions of subscribers.

Disney is also now offering an $18.99 a month bundle option that includes the ad-free version of Hulu.

If you already have a Hulu account then you will receive a bill credit for each month that you’re subscribed to the bundle deal.

Look for the ESPN+ app to show up on a variety of devices including Xbox and PlayStation gaming consoles; LG, Samsung and Sony TVs, Roku boxes, Chromecast, iPhone or iPad, and Amazon Fire TV boxes and Fire Sticks.

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