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Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Selig, Steinbrenner Express Support For MLB's Replay System

04 / 15 / 14

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig and several club owners today expressed support for the league's newly expanded instant replay system despite several high-profile issues in recent days and open questioning by some managers, including the Red Sox' John Farrell . Speaking at the MLB Diversity Business S...

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10/29/13
At Bat App Hits 10 Million Downloads

MLBAM said has surpassed 10 million downloads of its MLB.com At Bat mobile application, extending a record year for the product. The total is nearly 50% higher than the comparable download figure for the '12 season. Additionally, MLB.com At Bat is poised to soon exceed 1 billion app starts for the ' ...

10/29/13
MLB, Chevy Nix World Series Promotion

MLB and Chevrolet last night abruptly canceled a planned placard promotion for the Chevy Silverado intended for Game 5 of the World Series. The league and automaker distributed colored placards throughout the Busch Stadium seating bowl that spelled out “Silverado Strong.” The original pl ...

10/28/13
"MNF," World Series Overlap In St. Louis

Tonight in St. Louis will mark the first time since '86 in which a World Series game and a “MNF” will be played simultaneously in the same market. ESPN will be present at both events with its coverage of Rams-Seahawks on TV and its radio and “Baseball Tonight” coverage from G ...

10/28/13
Redesigned NBCOlympics.com To Go Live

NBC Sports this week will debut a redesigned NBCOlympics.com, designated to tie into the marking of 100 days out from the start of the Sochi Games in February. The new site features a reworked visual design and navigation structure, more overt highlighting of live and on-demand video and an overall ...

10/24/13
Selig To Present Rivera With Award

MLB Commissioner Bud Selig today will present recently retired Yankees P Mariano Rivera with the Commissioner’s Historic Achievement Award prior to Game 2 of the World Series. Rivera is the 13th recipient of the award, joining Baseball HOFers Roberto Clemente , Tony Gwynn , Cal Ripken J ...

10/23/13
Aramark Has New Fenway Sandwiches

Fenway Park concessionaire Aramark tonight is introducing three new deli sandwiches for the World Series. The new offerings consist of a hot pastrami sandwich, a hot Italian beef sandwich, and a corned beef sandwich. The additions are in keeping with expanded deli-style fare in many ballparks in rec ...

10/23/13
MLBAM Partners With Funny Or Die

MLBAM has struck a new partnership with comedy website Funny Or Die in which it will co-produce baseball-themed videos . The first such offering, filmed last week at Dodger Stadium, features actresses Marcia Gay Harden and Rebecca Mader among others. The deal represents the first partnership Fu ...

10/23/13
MLB Releasing Tim McCarver Tribute

Your browser does not support iframes. MLB this morning is releasing online a special commemorative video honoring Fox Sports broadcaster Tim McCarver , who will be calling his 24th and final World Series this year. The three-minute clip, developed by MLB Productions, showcases McCarver during ...

10/17/13
Raine Group Has Majority Interest In BeRecruited

N.Y.-based investment bank The Raine Group has quietly taken a majority interest in BeRecruited, a S.F-based online recruiting destination that connects colleges with non-elite high school athletes. Raine acquired the stake from RVS Ventures late last year, but has remained silent until now. Sources ...

10/16/13
Morgan To Lead USA Today Sports Media Group

USA Today Sports Media Group yesterday named DAVE MORGAN President. Morgan succeeds TOM BEUSSE , who was President of the unit since its formation in early '11 and is now leaving to pursue other opportunities. Morgan, a former L.A. Times and Yahoo Sports exec, had been Senior VP/Content and Edito ...

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