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By Jason Snell

Service Station: Sports might be back?

There was baseball on my television last night. Maybe there will be baseball on my television tonight, too. Who knows? While I’m not counting on Major League Baseball being able to complete its truncated regular season and a full postseason without serious issues caused by the spread of COVID-19, I am excited about the soothing rhythms of live baseball returning for as long as the league and the players can make it work. (I hope they stay safe and healthy and complete the entire season safely, obviously.)

So much baseball, so much data!

Anyway, this shocking return of live sports to my entertainment calendar1 has reminded me to sing the praises of a few sports-related services, most notably MLB TV.

No, MLB TV will not give cord-cutters access to their local teams for a low price. (They’ll need to subscribe to an over the top service like YouTube TV or Hulu Plus Live TV, instead, which is why the TV stations who control local TV rights paid a huge amount of money to your local team for the privilege.)…

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