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New TV Fees for Washington Nationals Will Boost Them and Crush Baltimore Orioles

TV money is the new power play in baseball. Well, maybe it's not "new," but signing big-money contracts for television rights has changed the balance of power in MLB in a very short time. Would the Los Angeles Angels have been able to sign Albert Pujols and C.J. Wilson without the reported $3 billion that the team received from Fox Sports for its latest TV deal? That's expected to bring in more than $150 million in annual revenue, and was a big reason the Angels could sign premium free agent talent.
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Predicting Each 2014 MLB 'Bubble' Team's Record Down the Home Stretch

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (5 months ago)

The Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals punched their playoff tickets Tuesday night, but there are still a number of races yet to be decided with less than two weeks to go in the 2014 MLB season. Add the Los Angeles Angels an... Read Post

Why MLB Needs Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles to Succeed

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (3 years ago)

The Washington Nationals and Baltimore Orioles got interleague baseball off to a fantastic start on Friday night in Washington, DC. The regional rivals played a well-pitched, defensive baseball game that went into extra innings. The... Read Post

MLB Power Rankings: Where All 30 MLB Teams Stand with 1 Week Remaining

Baseball / MLB : Bleacher Report - MLB (5 months ago)

We've reached the final week of the 2014 MLB regular season, and there are still five playoff spots up for grabs. Only the Baltimore Orioles, Los Angeles Angels, Washington Nationals, St. Louis Cardinals and Los Angeles Dodgers have... Read Post

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