Author Topic: Re: Baseball TV mid-week  (Read 693 times)

Offline Sea Dog 23

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Re: Baseball TV mid-week
« on: August 09, 2021, 06:17:41 PM »
Since MLB dropped ESPN as middle of week viewing for baseball, they have been looking to fill the spot.  Barstool Sports has entered the conversation for an on air gaming of baseball.  Maybe the old game could use a boost from new viewership, or to get more millions in the owners pockets. Iíll believe the latter.

Major League Baseball and Penn National Gaming's (PENN -0.4%) Barstool Sports are in "significant negotiations" over broadcasting national midweek games with a focus on in-game betting, according to New York Post. The games could be an alternative broadcast to the regional sports network feeds.

https://seekingalpha.com/news/3727664-penn-national-gaming-eyes-mlb-broadcasting-deal-for-barstool-sports
« Last Edit: August 09, 2021, 06:21:18 PM by Sea Dog 23 »

Offline elktonnick

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Re: Baseball TV mid-week
« Reply #1 on: August 09, 2021, 09:01:04 PM »
I have repeatedly ranted about how badly ESPN broadcasts baseball.  I hope MLB can find an outlet that does a better job.

Offline longgame

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Re: Baseball TV mid-week
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2021, 07:56:01 AM »
I have no problem with this.  ESPN just butchers baseball broadcasts.  But let's make sure this doesn't take them off the air and make it less available.