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It’s The MLB Fan Cave!

After scouring the country and receiving thousands of applications, MLB has selected two men to watch every single game, that’s right, every single regular season game, to the postseason right down to the final out of the World Series. They will chronicle their experiences at MLB.com, be taped for an MLB.com web series produced by […]

MLB At Bat ’11 Is A Big Success

Just out only 24 hours for the Android and iOS platforms, MLB At Bat ’11 has become the top-selling non-gaming app for both the iPad and iPhone. That’s despite a hefty $14.99 pricetag. It would be nice if MLB stopped the annual money grabs and allowed current subscribers to get the new app for a […]

MLB At Bat App Is Back and Live Streaming of Games Returns

We have two announcements from MLB.com. One which many of you know about already, that the MLB At Bat mobile and tablet app for the 2011 season is out. While it carries a very hefty $14.99 price tag, it’s already the number one sports app at the iTunes Stores. I’ve already downloaded it for my […]

MLB.TV is Back For 2011

This in from MLB.com, the out-of-market online pay service, MLB.TV is back for the 2011 season. It’s available on the internet as well as the iPhone and iPod through the MLB At Bat app. Roku and Sony PlayStation 3 also have it through your internet connection. In addition, MLB.com says there have been one billion […]

Apple Declares MLB At Bat 2010 Highest Grossing App

We have a press release from MLB.com regarding its mobile application for the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. Apple says its highest grossing application was MLB At Bat 2010 which is tremendous, if I say so myself. Being able to watch and listen to live games on my iPhone and now iPad is great. However, […]

MLB Network & MLB.com Simulcast Two Arizona Fall League Games

This month, MLB Network provides coverage of the Arizona Fall League giving baseball fans a look at some of the top prospects for the upcoming season. To top it off, MLB.com will webcast the games as well. We have your press release.   MLB NETWORK, MLB.COM TO AIR ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE GAMES LIVE ON NOVEMBER […]

Some Thursday Linkage

Yesterday ended up being quite busy and I think today will as well, but at least I can provide you with the linkage that was lacking on Wednesday. Here we go. Sean Leahy at USA Today notes that the NFL’s skyrocketing ratings are putting pressure on the league in its collecting bargaining with the Players […]

MLB.TV Adds Two New Features & Lowers Price For Rest Of The Season

MLB.TV has added two new features to its video player just in time for the pennant race. One feature which I truly welcome is adding the radio calls and overlaying them over the video calls. So, if you’re watching a Yankee game and don’t want to listen to Michael Kay on YES, you can click […]

The Mid-Week Linkage

I’m home waiting for the boiler repairman so you’re getting linkage early today which is good for you. Starting with Michael Hiestand of USA Today who says HBO Sports continues to churn out documentaries despite increased competition from ESPN. CNBC’s Darren Rovell says the movie “Jerry McGuire” needs to be updated. Leneli Liggayu of Broadcasting […]

DEVLOPING: MLB.com Cracks Down On Its Staff Writers On Twitter

Started hearing about this tonight on Twitter and it appears to be confirmed that MLB.com has ordered its beat writers to stop tweeting non-baseball issues on their accounts. I don’t know if this has anything to do with what Peter Gammons has been tweeting in regards

MLB Network Picks Up MLB.com's Fantasy 411

MLB Network picks up one of MLB.com’s longest running programs, Fantasy 411 and will put it on its programming schedule throughout the summer. This also marks a commitment to fantasy leagues which have become extremely popular. Here’s the release: MLB NETWORK & MLB.COM TO PARTNER ON FANTASY PROGRAMMING THROUGHOUT THE 2010 REGULAR SEASON MLB.com Fantasy […]

Wrap Up of The Bloomberg Sports Baseball Launch

Today, I had the opportunity to attend the unveiling of a new statistical program developed by Bloomberg, the same people behind the financial network which helps clients analyze stocks and trends. The unveiling took place at Bloomberg headquarters in New York and representatives from the company as well as MLB.com were on hand to describe […]

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 5

We’re now in a question and answer period of the Bloomberg Sports/MLB presentation. I will ask to see if I can get some screen grabs of the program. Some good stuff was demonstrated. You can get more info about the program from The Biz of Baseball.

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 4

We’re now getting a demonstration of the pro product for the Bloomberg/MLB program and to sign in, one has to use fingerprint verification. Biometric identification! That’s cool. Hitters can be broken down into averages in certain areas in the strike zone. The program can show where hitters hit the best. It also shows where a […]

Live from Bloomberg Headquarters, Part 3

After being fed lunch and commiserating with the always lovely OCD Chick, Amanda Rykoff, we’re finding more about the Bloomberg Sports/MLB product. Writer Jonah Keri is going to be the head of content for Bloomberg Sports and provide articles for MLB.com for those subscribers to the fantasy program. You’ll be able to compare players stats […]

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