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  1. #1
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    No more MLB.TV blackouts?

    scareduck (Los Angelish, CA): Are there some shafts of daylight emerging in the long, dark night of MLB's absurd blackout rules? Why doesn't someone point out that MLB Gameday Audio doesn't interfere with local radio revenues?

    Maury Brown: The timing on this question is impeccable... The answer appears to be yes… and no. In that I mean, this is a video clip that has MLBAM CEO Bob Bowman interviewed. In news that should make any diehard fan happy, he says they are working to stream games, without blackouts! That means that MLB.TV could see blackouts lifted. But, I expect that the blackout issue will remain on television. As to the blackouts lifted for streaming video, check the 2:30 mark

    http://youtu.be/Lvbpl8-eghI

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    hopefully this includes fox's

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    Im the only one excited about possibly no more blackouts?

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    Quote Originally Posted by grandsalami View Post
    Im the only one excited about possibly no more blackouts?
    I have to see it to believe it.

    I really hope that's the case, but I doubt it happens anytime soon

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    i hope that happens

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    hope they do. being an A's fan, they usually have about 10 radio only's per season. so to be able to get those games would be very nice
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    Are they getting rid of all black out rules or just the one's that don't make sense (like a random team owning the broadcasting rights out of their region)?

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    Quote Originally Posted by croce_99 View Post
    I have to see it to believe it.

    I really hope that's the case, but I doubt it happens anytime soon
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    I will be in heaven if the blackout restrictions are lifted

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    It would suck though if they jack up the price as a result.

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    Quote Originally Posted by {Ron!n} View Post
    It would suck though if they jack up the price as a result.
    For you it would, but thats because I don't think you have a local team in the area.

    For people like me it wouldn't be that bad because the Cubs, White Sox, Tigers, Brewers and Reds are all blacked out.

    So if none of them are playing each other over the wkd 5 of the 15 games are blacked out. I bought it this year and it was such a waste because probably in the long run 25% of all games are blacked out for me.

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