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MASN strives to balance needs of O's, Nats
MASN strives to balance needs of O's, Nats

The Mid-Atlantic Sports Network's pregame and postgame sets at Camden Yards and Nationals Park — two distinctly different baseball stadiums — are nearly perfect $400,000 matches, right down to the lighting, flooring and desks. The only difference is the roof color: green in Baltimore, blue in Washington, to match the stadiums' decor. The close similarity is hardly coincidental. Entering its 10th year, MASN is like a child eager to show it pays equal attention to its parents. The Orioles-controlled network's mandate — broadcasting 318 Orioles and Washington Nationals games this season — requires two sets of announcers, two leased production...