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How to Watch the San Diego Padres Live Online in 2022

Written by John O'Connor

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The San Diego Padres are an MLB team that plays in the NL West Division. You can live stream Padres games on the device of your choice, including Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, iPhone, Android, Samsung Smart TVs, and more with DIRECTV STREAM’s “Choice” package. DIRECTV STREAM is the only live TV streaming service that carries Bally Sports San Diego, the regional sports network that broadcasts most Padres regular season games. In addition, San Diego sports fans who still follow the Chargers can watch the team on KFMB-TV CBS 8 San Diego with DIRECTV STREAM.

DIRECTV STREAM – Choice

Watch Bally Sports San Diego, ESPN, TBS, FS1, plus KFMB-TV CBS 8 San Diego.

$99.99 / month

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MLB.TV

For out-of-market Padres fans.

$24.99 / month

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Table of Contents
  1. The most important channels for Padres fans
  2. How to watch this week’s Padres games
  3. If you live in San Diego
  4. If you don’t live in San Diego
  5. When the Padres are on national TV
  6. More MLB Teams

The most important channels for Padres fans

Most of the Padres regular season is broadcast locally on Bally Sports San Diego.

For national TV games, ESPN, FS1, FOX, MLB Network, and TBS will be the channels to look for. MLB fans also need to be aware of the new “streaming exclusive games” on Apple TV+ and Peacock. When the Padres are featured on a nationally televised broadcast, or on one of the new streaming exclusive games, Bally Sports San Diego will be blacked out.

DIRECTV STREAM – ChoiceFuboTV Sports LitefuboTVHulu + Live TVParamount+Philo TVBlue Sports ExtraYouTube TV
ESPN ESPN
ESPN2 ESPN2
FOX FOX
FS1 FS1
MLB Network MLB Network
Bally Sports San Diego Bally Sports San Diego
TBS TBS

How to watch this week’s Padres games

Looking for a specific Padres game? We list the Padres TV schedule, plus the live TV streaming services that carry each game, in the easy to follow table below.

This team does not have a televised game scheduled in the next two weeks.

If you live in San Diego

DirecTV Stream

Due to disputes over carriage fees, DirecTV Stream is the only live TV streaming provider that offers Bally Sports RSNs, Bally Sports San Diego included. This means that if you want to watch the Padres online, DirecTV Stream’s “Choice” package is currently the only option.

The good news is that DirecTV Stream is a good choice for streaming NFL games, including Chargers games, and sports fans can also pick up a lot of LA pro sports on Bally Sports SoCal & West, as well as on Spectrum SportsNet.

Read our DirecTV Stream review for sports fans.


If you don’t live in San Diego

Outside of San Diego, out-of-market fans can watch the Padres on MLB.TV.

MLB.TV is the premium out-of-market option for MLB fans. With MLB.TV fans can circumvent the regional broadcast rules and watch any game they like, including San Diego Padres games. If you want to follow just one team all summer, the rate drops to a one time annual fee of $109.99.


ESPN+ – watch out-of-market baseball

During the regular season, ESPN+ carries one out-of-market regular season game every day. While the random nature of these broadcasts doesn’t allow fans in San Diego to follow along with the Padres, it is a fun way to watch a diverse lineup of MLB games.

Read our ESPN+ review.


When the Padres are on national TV

When the Padres are on national TV, a streaming exclusive game, or in the playoffs, here is how to watch all of the action.

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