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How to watch today’s Cubs game free of charge on YouTube

2 years agoStaff Report

Today’s Cubs vs. Reds game has been selected as YouTube’s MLB Game of the Week, meaning that the game will air exclusively on YouTube and cannot be aired on Marquee Sports Network (similar to when games are picked up for Sunday Night Baseball on ESPN).

Cubs fans are able to watch this afternoon’s game broadcast free of charge from anywhere they can watch YouTube, including the free YouTube app on smart TVs, simply by tuning into MLB’s YouTube channel, or for YouTube TV members, on a dedicated channel via the app. Fans do not need a YouTube account or YouTubeTV subscription to watch the game.

How to watch Thursday’s Cubs vs. Reds game:

  • Visit MLB’s YouTube channel OR
  • Search “MLB” in the YouTube app — available on Google Play, Apple and Android devices
  • Watch via a dedicated channel through YouTube TV

The MLB Game of the Week Live on YouTube is streamed live, free, to fans around the world in 182 countries and without any local blackout restrictions.

Tune in to Marquee Sports Network following the game for Cubs Postgame Live! immediately following the final out. Cubs game coverage on Marquee Sports Network resumes on Friday as the Cubs open up a three-game set against the San Francisco Giants at 3:05 PM CT. 

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