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Written by The Staff   
Wednesday, 07 February 2007 16:49

MLB Extra InningsWhile there isn't anything particularly earth-shattering in the article, the fact that USA Today currently has the proposed situation of Extra Innings going exclusively to DirecTV as the main baseball story shows that more visibility is arriving on the issue. As reported on USA Today:

Extra Innings offers up to 60 out-of-market regular-season games a week for $179 a season. It is particularly popular with transplants who can follow their favorite teams from anywhere in the country. Households with digital cable or satellite TV have been able to get Extra Innings. There are 63 million homes with digital cable or satellite TV, says Brian Dietz, spokesman for the National Cable & Telecommunications Association. DirecTV now has 15.6 million homes.

The MLB-DirecTV deal is expected to include the rollout of a 24-hour baseball channel in 2009 that, combined with network and cable telecasts, could offer viewers more baseball viewing options than ever. MLB and DirecTV declined to comment on the impending deal. Past Extra Innings customers who don't have, can't get or won't get DirecTV are crying foul.

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