How to Watch Giants vs. Nationals: Live Stream or on TV

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How to Watch Giants vs. Nationals: Live Stream or on TV


The San Francisco Giants (15-18), led by Thairo Estrada, host Luis Garcia and the Washington Nationals (14-20) at 9:45 PM ET on Monday in a series opener.

If you’re trying to watch this game, keep reading for streaming and TV options for the San Francisco-Washington matchup.

When is Giants vs. Nationals and when does it start?

This game between the Giants and Nationals will happen on Monday, May 8, 2023. You should expect the opening pitch at 9:45 PM ET.

Where to watch Giants vs. Nationals

The Giants and Nationals will take to the field at Oracle Park for this matchup on May 8, and if you would like to catch the matchup live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on NBCS-BA.

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Giants Stats, Odds & Insights

The Giants are 6-7 in games they were favored on the moneyline (winning 46.2% of those games).

San Francisco is fourth-best in MLB action with 54 total home runs.

The Giants rank eighth in MLB with a .427 slugging percentage.

San Francisco has the 20th-ranked team ERA across all MLB pitching staffs (4.64).

The Giants have the 18th-ranked WHIP in baseball (1.337).

Nationals Stats, Odds & Insights

This season, the Nationals have been the underdog 34 times and won 14, or 41.2%, of those games.

Washington’s 22 home runs rank 29th in MLB this season.

The Nationals are 28th in MLB with a slugging percentage of only .359 this season.

Washington has the 18th-ranked ERA (4.53) in the majors this season.

Nationals pitchers have a 1.432 WHIP this season, 24th in the majors.

Giants Starter Recent Performance: Anthony DeSclafani

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Astros May. 2 8.0 3 0 0 3 0
vs. Cardinals Apr. 26 6.0 6 2 2 6 1
vs. Mets Apr. 21 5.0 7 4 4 5 2
at Tigers Apr. 15 6.2 6 3 2 5 0
vs. Royals Apr. 9 6.1 3 1 1 7 0

Nationals Starter Recent Performance: Jake Irvin

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Cubs May. 3 4.1 2 1 1 3 4

Giants Key Players to Watch

Anthony DeSclafani (3-1) takes the mound for the Giants in his seventh start of the season. He has a 2.13 ERA in 38 2/3 innings pitched, with 30 strikeouts.

The right-hander last appeared on Wednesday against the Houston Astros, when he threw eight scoreless innings while giving up three hits.

In six games this season, the 33-year-old has a 2.13 ERA and 7.1 strikeouts per nine innings, while allowing a batting average of .201 to his opponents.

Estrada leads San Francisco with a .346 batting average. He’s also hit six homers and has 14 RBI.

LaMonte Wade Jr is batting .258 with an OBP of .436 and a slugging percentage of .517 this season.

Wilmer Flores has 24 hits this season and a slash line of .273/.319/.523.

Nationals Key Players to Watch

Jake Irvin will take to the mound for the Nationals, his second start of the season.

The right-hander last pitched on Wednesday, when he threw 4 1/3 innings against the Chicago Cubs, giving up one earned run.

He has pitched in one games this season with an ERA of 2.08, a batting average against of .143 and 6.2 strikeouts per nine innings.

Garcia has five doubles, a triple, three home runs and eight walks while hitting .271.

Lane Thomas’ 17 runs batted in lead his team.

Keibert Ruiz is hitting .254 with five doubles, three home runs and eight walks.

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