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Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 22 / 17

Technology & complicated metrics have taken over baseball. Yet a trip to the Home Depot for extended netting is complicated? Pure nonsense. — Matt Yallof (@MattYallofMLB) September 22, 2017 Wondering why ESPN took GameDay to NYC? Take a look @ tweets/pics via TV media feeds. PR, ...

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