MLB Has Had “Substantial” Talks With Apple About Streaming Mid-Week Games

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By Evan Bleier With Amazon taking hold as the exclusive streaming partner of the NFL for Thursday Night Football starting next season, Apple appears poised to embark on the technology giant’s long-awaited foray into live sports broadcasting. Per The New York Post, Apple has held “significant” talks with Major League Baseball about picking up the rights to stream a package of national games on weekdays starting next season (whenever that is). ESPN previously had a slate of Monday and Wednesday games in addition to Sunday Night Baseball but opted not to retain the rights to the mid-week games. T…

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