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Dodgers vs. Padres Game 2: How to watch the 2024 MLB Seoul Series

Los Angeles Dodgers designated hitter Shohei Ohtani warms up prior to an opening day baseball game against the San Diego Padres at the Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea Wednesday, March 20, 2024, in Seoul, South Korea. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)
Shohei Ohtani, the $700 million man, made his regular season debut in Los Angeles Dodgers blue this morning when the Dodgers beat the Padres 5-2. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man) (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

While Opening Day for the 2024 MLB season isn’t until next Thursday, Mar. 28, this year, the MLB season started off with the MLB Seoul Series. Bright and early this morning, the Los Angeles Dodgers and the San Diego Padres faced off at Gocheok Sky Dome for Game 1 of the two-game MLB Seoul Series, where the Dodgers beat the Padres 5-2, and Shohei Ohtani made his regular season debut in Dodger blue. The series continues with Game 2 tomorrow morning at 6:05 a.m. ET. Are you ready to watch the LA Dodgers and the San Diego Padres play ball (again)? Here’s everything you need to know about tuning into the 2024 MLB in Seoul Series, including time, channel, series schedule and more.

How to watch the Dodgers vs. Padres game

Date: Thursday, Mar. 21

Time: 6 a.m.

Location: Gocheok Sky Dome, Seoul, South Korea

TV channel: ESPN

Streaming: DirecTV Stream,

What time is the Dodgers vs. Padres game?

Game 2 of the Dodgers vs. Padres matchup begins bright and early at 6 a.m. ET/3 a.m. PT.

Dodgers vs. Padres game channel

The MLB Seoul Series will air on ESPN. However, the ESPN broadcast will be subject to local blackout restrictions in both the Los Angeles and San Diego markets. For viewers in LA and San Diego, you’ll need to tune in on SportsNet LA or Padres TV, respectively.

Don’t have cable, or access to ESPN? You can watch ESPN with a live TV streaming service such as Fubo, DirecTV, YouTube TV and Sling.

How to watch Dodgers vs. Padres without cable:

DirecTV’s Choice tier will get you ESPN along with more essential channels for the 2024 MLB season, including Fox, FS1, TBS, ABC and MLB Network. Right now, they're offering a month of their Sports Pack add-on (typically $14.99/month) for free when you sign up. DirecTV also includes plenty of local and sports channels. Every DirecTV subscriber, regardless of tier, enjoys access to an unlimited cloud DVR. You can try DirecTV free. 

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Starting at $80/month, Fubo TV gives you access to ESPN, plus more channels you'll need for the MLB season like Fox, FS1 and ABC. With Fubo's $9.99/month Sports Lite add-on you can also add MLB Network to that list. One downside to Fubo? You won't get games on TBS. Fubo subscribers also get 1000 hours of cloud DVR storage. The platform offers a free trial period, and right now, you can get $20 off your first month. 

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How to watch the Dodgers vs. Padres game in LA

Surprise, surprise, if you live in LA, the Dodgers next game against the Padres in the MLB Seoul Series will be blacked out on ESPN. But you can tune in to the game on your local RSN, SportsNet LA. If you don't already have access to SportsNet LA, the RSN channel is available through select live TV streaming services like DirecTV Stream.

How to watch the Dodgers vs. Padres game in San Diego

Much like residents of LA, Padres fans in San Diego won't find their team's next game on ESPN, but they will be able to tune in (for free!) through Padres TV (the team's local RSN). Viewers in San Diego, Tijuana, and the club’s home territory can access the game free by clicking here and creating a username and password to watch on your favorite supported devices. A credit card is not required to watch the Seoul Series games on Padres.TV for fans located within these aforementioned markets.

MLB Seoul Series 2024 schedule:

Wednesday, Mar. 20

Dodgers vs. Padres: 6 a.m. ET

Thursday, Mar. 21

Dodgers vs. Padres: 6 a.m. ET (ESPN, coverage begins at 5:30 a.m. ET)

Dodgers vs. Padres odds:

Much like for Game 1, The LA Dodgers are favored to beat the San Diego Padres in Game 2 of the MLB Seoul Seried.