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Pirates vs. Rockies: Free Live Stream, TV Channel, How to Watch


On Monday, Bryan Reynolds and the Pittsburgh Pirates (20-15) begin a series against Kris Bryant and the Colorado Rockies (14-21) at PNC Park, with first pitch scheduled for 6:35 PM ET.

See how to watch the Pittsburgh-Colorado matchup below.

When is Pirates vs. Rockies and when does it start?

This game between the Pirates and Rockies is scheduled to start on Monday, May 8, 2023. You can expect the opening pitch at 6:35 PM ET.

Where to watch Pirates vs. Rockies

The Pirates and Rockies will take to the field at PNC Park for this matchup on May 8, and if you’d like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!

What channel is the game on?

You can catch this game live on SportsNet PT.

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Pirates Stats, Odds & Insights

The Pirates have gone 7-1 in games they were listed as the moneyline favorite (winning 87.5% of those games).

Pittsburgh ranks 20th in MLB action with 36 home runs. They average one per game.

The Pirates are 11th in MLB, slugging .420.

Pittsburgh has a 3.93 team ERA that ranks 11th among all MLB pitching staffs.

The Pirates have the 21st-ranked WHIP in the majors (1.365).

Rockies Stats, Odds & Insights

This season, the Rockies have won 12 out of the 28 games, or 42.9%, in which they’ve been the underdog.

Colorado has hit 30 homers this season, which ranks 24th in the majors.

Fueled by 104 extra-base hits, the Rockies rank 15th in MLB with a .396 slugging percentage this season.

Colorado pitchers have a combined ERA of 4.93 ERA this year, which ranks 24th in MLB.

The Rockies rank 25th in MLB with a combined 1.436 WHIP this season.

Pirates Starter Recent Performance: Mitch Keller

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
at Rays May. 3 5.0 5 5 1 8 1
vs. Dodgers Apr. 27 6.0 5 2 2 10 1
vs. Reds Apr. 21 6.0 4 2 2 5 1
at Cardinals Apr. 16 6.0 7 3 3 3 2
vs. Astros Apr. 11 6.0 6 2 2 7 2

Rockies Starter Recent Performance: Kyle Freeland

Opponent Date IP H R ER K BB
vs. Brewers May. 3 5.0 3 0 0 5 0
vs. Diamondbacks Apr. 28 6.0 5 3 3 3 1
at Phillies Apr. 22 6.0 5 4 4 6 1
vs. Pirates Apr. 17 2.2 8 9 7 1 1
vs. Cardinals Apr. 11 6.0 6 2 2 5 2

Pirates Key Players to Watch

Mitch Keller makes the start for the Pirates, his eighth of the season. He is 3-1 with a 3.32 ERA and 48 strikeouts in 40 2/3 innings pitched.

The righty’s last appearance came on Wednesday against the Tampa Bay Rays, when he went five innings, surrendering one earned run while allowing five hits.

The 27-year-old has an ERA of 3.32, with 10.6 strikeouts per nine innings, in seven games this season. Opponents are batting .236 against him.

Reynolds is batting .307 with 23 RBI, both of which are tops among Pittsburgh hitters this season.

Carlos Santana has 31 hits and an OBP of .346 to go with a slugging percentage of .407 this season.

Andrew McCutchen is slashing .238/.350/.465 this season for the Pirates.

Rockies Key Players to Watch

Kyle Freeland (3-3) will take the mound for the Rockies, his eighth start of the season.

The left-hander last pitched on Thursday, when he allowed three hits in five scoreless innings against the Milwaukee Brewers.

The 29-year-old has an ERA of 3.76, a 3.25 strikeout to walk ratio and a WHIP of 1.096 in seven games this season.

Bryant is hitting .300 with five doubles, five home runs and 14 walks.

Charlie Blackmon is hitting .261 with seven doubles, three home runs and 15 walks.

Elias Diaz paces the Rockies with 18 runs batted in while racking up a team-high batting average of .343.

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Author: Sam Russell

Sam hails from Grandville, Michigan. He has a rich sports background, including playing baseball at Central Michigan before covering high school sports and working with the Orlando Magic. He earned his degree from Central Michigan University and was a member of the 2010 MAC Championship baseball team. Sam grew his knowledge of sports betting while working with Betsperts in various areas such as writing, social media, betting research, and business development. He's a big fan of the NBA, NFL, and MLB, highly interested in data and statistics.