Padres on TV: 2021 Television Coverage

There’s no bigger mess in baseball than trying to watch your favorite team on local tv. Television broadcast rights are a tangled mess of ancient rules, broadcast restrictions and corporate greed. As usual, its the fans who come up short.

For the 2021 season, watching games in person may still not be an option. Here’s what you need to know to watch San Diego Padres games on television for the 2021 season.

The channel you need to know is Fox Sports San Diego. If you are looking for a comprehensive tv schedule, that’s the network where Padres games are televised.

It can be found on the following Cable and Satellite provider at the channels listed:
AT&T U-verse: 776 & 1776
Cox Communications: 56 & 1056, and in Spanish 68 & 406
DirecTV: 694
Dish Network: 439
Spectrum: 61 & 322

For Cord-Cutters: Hulu and AT&T TV Now are the only streaming TV services to offer the channel.

The games will be called by Don Orsillo and Mark Grant.

A great resource for info and broadcast tv schedule is the FSSD website


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Fox Sports Go is the companion mobile app and will stream any Padres game that is being broadcast on FOX Sports San Diego. The app can be accessed through all the biggies: iOS, Apple TV, Android, Fire, Roku TV, etc. and online at Log in with your TV provider password free (meaning, at no additional charge on top of your monthly cable subscription). More info.

What about the MLB App?

The technology is there and the games are being broadcast on the MLB.TV app… but Padres games will be blacked out for the local market.

Padres Spring Training on TV

Looking to watch spring training games? All Cactus League games will be broadcast on Fox Sports San Diego this spring at the Peoria Sports Complex.

Or listen to the Padres on the radio.

Wherever you are watching, please visit our Padres Store, support the site and get your gear for the season!

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