Friday Night Baseball: How to watch Chicago Cubs at San Francisco Giants for free on Apple TV Plus

The Chicago Cubs take on the San Francisco Giants on Apple TV+ at 10 p.m. tonight. Here’s how to watch.

How to Watch the Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants Game on Apple TV+

You can watch the Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants game on Apple TV+ by following this link:

Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants (opens in a new tab)

When you get to tv.apple.com, just search for the Friday night baseball section at the bottom, which will include listings for each live game.

Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants

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When you are there, you can simply tap or click on the game icon to start your viewing. If you’re in the app on any compatible device, just launch the TV+ app and select the game to watch. You may need to swipe left in the Apple TV+ app to see Friday Night Baseball. The game will only be streamed live, which means pause, fast forward, and other playback controls won’t be available.

You can also access Apple TV+ games from the MLB.TV app, which will redirect you to the Apple TV app if the game is available where you live.

What time is the Chicago Cubs game at the San Francisco Giants on Apple TV+?

Tonight’s game is at 10 p.m. ET on Friday, July 29.

Do I have to pay Apple TV+ to watch the Chicago Cubs at the San Francisco Giants?

No game tonight, and indeed all baseball on Apple TV+ is free for this season.

What devices can I watch Chicago Cubs at San Francisco Giants on Apple TV+?

  • iPhone
  • iPad
  • Ipod touch
  • Mac
  • Apple TV 4K and HD
  • Smart TVs with the Apple TV/TV+ app, including Samsung, LG, Panasonic and Sony
  • PlayStation and Xbox game consoles
  • Cable boxes
  • Amazon Fire TV and Roku devices
  • Chromecast with Google TV
  • Online at tv.apple.com with any internet-enabled device

Where is the Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco Giants game being shown?

The game streams in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil, Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and South Korea.

Can I use a VPN to watch Chicago Cubs at San Francisco Giants on Apple TV+?

Apple broadcasts its baseball games in the aforementioned nine countries. While a VPN might be your best friend for other streaming services, Apple’s regional restrictions almost certainly won’t allow this workaround, as they’re based on where your Apple ID is located.

Do I need an Apple ID to watch Chicago Cubs at San Francisco Giants on Apple TV+?

Yes, while the first 24 games of Friday Night Baseball are streaming for free on Apple TV+, you will need an Apple ID to sign in and access the service. You can check out our guide on how to create a new Apple ID here. Users do not need to enter any payment information to watch the game.

Can I watch Chicago Cubs at San Francisco Giants on cable?

No. The game is not available on any cable channels or MLB.TV. It is exclusive to Apple TV+.

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