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As season looms, Orioles fans balk over streaming blackout

As season looms, Orioles fans balk over streaming blackout

Baseball season is approaching, but ardent Orioles fan Julie Saxenmeyer won't be paying to watch major-league games on her phone because the package is missing an essential ingredient: her favorite team.

"I don't pay for the package because I don't get to see the O's," she said.

As sports have become increasingly accessible on smart devices, the Cockeysville resident and other Baltimore fans wonder why a $112.99 MLB.TV subscription allows them to stream Orioles' games only when they are outside the team's Baltimore-Washington television market, which stretches from Pennsylvania to North Carolina.

The Orioles, however, increasingly are an exception rather...

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