Looking for a live stream of the Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals 2017 MLB season opener on Sunday? There are a couple different ways to watch, whether or not you have a cable subscription.
The game is scheduled to start at 8:30 p.m. ET and will be broadcast nationally on ESPN. If you can’t get a television, here’s the full rundown of your streaming options:
Cubs vs. Cardinals Live Stream
There are a couple different options, depending on whether or not you have a cable subscription or log-in information.
How to Watch on Desktop if You Don’t Have a Cable Log-In
Users without a cable subscription can watch ESPN via Sling TV, an online streaming service that provides access to select channels for a monthly fee. Here’s how to sign up for a free 7-day trial:
1) Click here to go to the Sling website
2) Click on “Watch Now 7 Days Free”
3) Create an account
4) Select the channel package or packages you want. Make sure to include Sling Orange, which includes ESPN and ESPN 2
5) Enter your payment information. Sling Orange costs $20 per month, but if you cancel your subscription within seven days of signing up, you will not be charged
6) Download the app for your computer to start watching
How to Watch on Mobile or Streaming Devices if You Don’t Have a Cable Log-In
If you have a Sling TV subscription (read above to learn how to start a free trial), you can watch ESPN’s coverage on mobile and other compatible devices via the Sling TV app, which is free to download in the following locations:
App Store (or Apple TV)
Amazon App Store (or Amazon Fire TV)
How to Watch on Desktop if You Have a Cable Log-In
ESPN can be watched live online via WatchESPN.com. You will need to log in using your pay TV provider username and password to watch the stream.
How to Watch on Mobile or Streaming Devices if You Have a Cable Log-In
If you’re a cable subscriber and are looking to watch ESPN on your mobile or streaming devices, you can do so via the ESPN app, which is free to download at the following places:
As is the case with desktop, you’ll need the log-in for a cable subscription to watch.