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Ben and Sam discuss two baseball mysteries: the Orioles' success in 2012, and MLB's blackout policy.

Ben and Sam discuss two baseball mysteries: the Orioles' success in 2012, and MLB's blackout policy.

Episode 34: "Making Sense of the Orioles and MLB's Blackout Policy"

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April 12, 2008 12:00 am

Blackout Blues

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Maury Brown

Want to kick back and enjoy a game this fine Saturday afternoon? Your options are limited by MLB's fan-unfriendly policies.

Nothing is more maddening than feeling like you were buying into a good thing, only to be trapped in the fine print. Take being a baseball fan, for instance. You moved across the country and want to catch your former home team? Here's MLB Extra Innings for television. Traveling and can't get to a TV? Here's MLB.TV for your computer. Want to get video updates, but are away from both? OK, here are near real-time highlights sent to your mobile device. Nowadays, options are plenty if you want to see a game, but can't make it to the ballpark.

Or are they?

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