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How to Watch Chicago Cubs Games Live in 2022

Baseball is back, with a full 162 game season underway. This guide will let you know how to watch the Chicago Cubs with a streaming service.

Jess Barnes

How to Watch Chicago Cubs Games Live

How you'll watch games depends on where you live. If you live in-market for the Chicago Cubs, games will typically air on Marquee Sports Network, the regional sports network for the Cubs. 

The chart below shows how to stream Marquee Sports Network, along with ESPN, FOX, FS1, and TBS for nationally televised games. 

This season, some games will also exclusively be available on streaming platforms. Apple TV+ will stream some Friday night games, Peacock will stream 18 Sunday morning games, and Prime Video will stream 21 Yankees games throughout the season.

How to Stream Chicago Cubs Channels


DIRECTV STREAMfuboTVHulu + Live TVSling TVYouTube TV
Marquee Sports Network


ESPN
FOX
FOX Sports 1
TBS

Watch the Chicago Cubs on DIRECTV STREAM


DIRECTV STREAM includes Fox, FS1, and ESPN with its Entertainment plan for $69.99. To watch the Chicago Cubs with Marquee Sports Network with DIRECTV STREAM, you'll need to upgrade to the Choice package for $89.99 per month.

The DIRECTV STREAM Choice package includes over 90 channels in its lineup. Sports fans will have access to TNT, TBS, USA, ESPN, Golf Channel, NBA TV, MLB Network, and more. A subscription includes unlimited DVR storage and subscribers can watch on an unlimited number of screens. DIRECTV STREAM has a 5 day free trial.

Watch the Chicago Cubs on fuboTV


You can watch Chicago Cubs games on Marquee Sports Network, along with Fox, FS1, and ESPN with the Pro plan for $69.99 per month on fuboTV.

With fuboTV, a sports-focused streaming service, you'll also get ESPN, NFL Network, MLB Network, Fox Soccer Plus, Fight Network and more. fuboTV also has a Sports Plus add-on for $10.99 per month, which includes MLB TV for out-of-market games. A subscription includes 1000 hours of DVR storage and viewing on unlimited screens. fuboTV has a 7 day free trial.

Watch the Chicago Cubs on Hulu + Live TV


On Hulu + Live TV, you can watch Chicago Cubs games on Fox, FS1, TBS, and ESPN for $69.99 per month with the base plan. 

Hulu + Live TV has over 75 channels in its lineup. Sports fans will find NFL Network, Big Ten Network, TBS, TNT, and more. There's also an option to get even more channels with the sports add-on for $9.99 per month. Hulu + Live has unlimited DVR storage and allows users to watch on 2 screens simultaneously. 

Watch the Chicago Cubs on Sling TV


With Sling TV, you'll be able to watch nationally televised Chicago Cubs games on ESPN with a Sling Orange subscription and on FS1 with a Sling Blue subscription. Combine the two with a Sling Orange + Sling Blue subscription for $50 per month

A Sling Orange + Sling Blue subscription gives you access to 50 channels, including NFL Network, Stadium, TNT, and more. Subscribers can also add MLB Network with Sling's Sports Extra add-on for $11 per month. Sling comes with 50 hours of DVR storage and with Sling Orange + Sling Blue, you'll be able to watch on u to 4 screens simultaneously. 

Watch the Chicago Cubs on YouTube TV


On YouTube TV, you can watch Chicago Cubs games on Fox, FS1, TBS, and ESPN for $64.99 per month with the base plan. 

YouTube TV has over 85 channels in its lineup, including MLB Network, NBA TV, NFL Network, SEC Network, and more. YouTube TV also has a sports add-on package for $10.99 per month. A subscription includes unlimited DVR storage and users can stream on up to 3 devices simultaneously.

How to Watch Chicago Cubs Games Out-of-Market

If you're outside of the Cubs TV market, you'll still be able to watch games. With an MLB.TV subscription, you'll get access to out-of-market live broadcasts of MLB games that aren't subject to a regional or national blackout. You can subscribe directly through MLB.TV or with Amazon Prime Video Channels. 

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