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What channel Cubs vs. Padres is on and how to watch via live online stream

We go over how you can watch Tuesday’s game between the Chicago Cubs and San Diego Padres on ESPN+.

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Patrick Wisdom #16 of the Chicago Cubs rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the top of the fourth inning against the San Francisco Giants at Oracle Park on June 06, 2021 in San Francisco, California. Photo by Lachlan Cunningham/Getty Images

ESPN+ will host Tuesday’s matchup between the Chicago Cubs and the San Diego Padres with first pitch set for 10:00 p.m. ET. The game will take place at Petco Park in San Diego, and will also air on Marquee Sports Network in the Cubs market and on Bally Sports San Diego and Bally Deportes San Diego in the Padres market. Zach Davies and Dinelson Lamet will start for Chicago and San Diego, 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.

Chicago lost four of their last five games to fall out of first place in the National League Central at 33-27, and are now a half game back of the Milwaukee Brewers. In 12 starts this season, Davies is 2-3 with a 4.94 ERA. He had given up one or zero earned runs in five of six starts prior to giving up four runs in 4.1 innings his last time out.

The Padres took the opening game of the series on Monday to improve to 37-25 this season, 1.5 games behind the San Francisco Giants for the top spot in the N.L. West. Lamet appeared in seven games this season including five starts, though he does not go long in his starts. He is 1-0 with a 2.50 ERA and has thrown more than three innings just once, which came in his last time out on June 2nd, a 6-1 loss to the Cubs.