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Chicago Cubs 2024 TV Schedule & How to Watch Games

The storied Chicago Cubs are among the most famous and recognizable franchises in Major League Baseball. Now, they’re gearing up for their 148th season. Get ready to see all the action at Wrigley Field and beyond.

The Cubs were established in 1876, known then as the White Stockings, and are currently part of the National League Central. They play their home games at Wrigley Field in Chicago, Illinois. 

Check out the 2024 Chicago Cubs TV schedule right here to make sure you never miss a single steal, home run or seventh inning stretch of the upcoming season.

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Chicago Cubs Quick Facts:

Founding Season: 1876
Division: National League Central
Home Ballpark: Wrigley Field
World Series Titles: 3 (1907, 1908, 2016)
2023 Finish: Did not make the playoffs.

How Did the Chicago Cubs Do in 2023?

The Cubs wrapped up the regular season with an 83-79 record, posting a .512 winning percentage and a +0.6 run differential, a competitive but inconsistent performance. With an average of 5.1 runs scored per game, the Cubs will aim to strengthen their pitching and defense to support their offense, setting sights on a more successful season in 2024.

Chicago Cubs 2024 Schedule 

Don’t miss a second of the 2024 Chicago Cubs baseball season. Explore the full Cubs schedule, including where to watch baseball games, below.

No Cubs games on today? Find another matchup on the full MLB schedule.

How to Watch the Chicago Cubs

If you can’t make it out to the ballpark, there are plenty of ways to catch every game on the Cubs’ schedule on DIRECTV. Below are a few places where you can watch Cubs games.

MARQUEE SPORTS NETWORK – DIRECTV Channel 664

FOX SPORTS 1 – DIRECTV Channel 219

MLB NETWORK® – DIRECTV Channel 213

ESPN – DIRECTV Channel 206

ESPN 2 – DIRECTV Channel 209

MLB EXTRA INNINGS®

ABC – Find your local ABC channel.

FOX – Find your local FOX channel

Top Chicago Cubs Players to Watch in 2024

The Cubs are a legendary MLB franchise, and they’ve had no shortage of star power on the roster throughout their century-long history. Here are some of the top Cubs players right now to keep an eye on this year:

  • Justin Steele, Starting Pitcher
  • Dansby Swanson, Shortstop
  • Seiya Suzuki, Right field

Chicago Cubs Rivalries

The I-94 Series: Cubs vs. Milwaukee Brewers

There’s just 83 miles of highway separating Wrigley Field from American Family Field, the home of the Milwaukee Brewers, and these two franchises have quite a history. It’s the baseball analogue of the NFL’s Chicago Bears/Green Bay Packers rivalry.

You can watch the I-94 series play out in 2024 on:

  • May 3 – 5
  • May 27- 30
  • June 28 – 30
  • July 22 – 24

Chicago Cubs vs. St. Louis Cardinals

The Cubs and the St. Louis Cardinals are another bitter, long-standing MLB rivalry involving Chicago. These two teams have been going at it since way back in 1885, when the Cubs were the Chicago White Stockings. Since then, the teams have played each other more than 2,500 times. The Cubs currently have a slight edge, but the Cardinals put them to shame as far as number of World Series wins goes.

You can watch this feud on:

  • May 24 – 26
  • June 14 – 16
  • July 12 – 14
  • August 1 – 4

Crosstown Classic: Chicago Cubs vs. Chicago White Sox

Also known as the “Crosstown Showdown,” this rivalry pits two teams who share the same turf against each other: The Cubs vs. the Chicago White Sox. Northsiders vs. Southsiders. 

You can catch the Crosstown Classic on:

  • June 4 – 5
  • August 9 – 10

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