Facebook had tied up with MLB past year to air 20 of the league's games live.
Last year, Facebook streamed 20 Major League Baseball games that were simulcasts of a team's local television broadcast. Reports put Facebook's future spending on live sports licensing in the range of a few billion dollars.
Facebook's first exclusiveMajor League Baseball game will air on April 4 at 1:10 p.m. ET and feature the Philadelphia Phillies and the New York Mets.
As part of the new deal, MLB will produce and distribute on Facebook Watch on-demand highlight packages for every regular season game as well as MLB club-specific weekly recap packages for all 30 MLB teams.
Facebook has loaded up on live sports content over the a year ago as a way to drive more video viewers to its platform.
The rest of the lineup for April will include the Milwaukee Brewers visiting the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, April 11 at 1:15 p.m. EST; the Kansas City Royals playing the Toronto Blue Jays on Wednesday, April 18 at 4:07 p.m. EST; and the Arizona Diamondbacks versus the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday, April 26 at 1:05 p.m. EST. According to the press release, "MLB Network will introduce new in-game production elements specially designed for intuitively watching, sharing and interacting on Facebook".
It's the first time a major US sports league has given Facebook exclusivity.
Last season, Facebook livestreamed 20 Friday games as a simulcast with the teams' local television broadcasts. In addition to exclusive United States rights, Facebook will also air games globally but won't have exclusive rights there.
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Cuban ". "She will not participate in a criminal prosecution and agrees her claim can not be proven", the memo reads. Cuban spoke to police directly following the report being filed. "I stand behind that report 1,000%".
Manafort's lawyer, Kevin Downing, had asked for a trial date in November, citing the complexity of the case. His former deputy, Rick Gates, is cooperating with prosecutors after pleading guilty to conspiracy.
Amtrak canceled some train service Wednesday, and commuter rail trains in Philadelphia are operating on a weekend schedule. Some parts are expected to get 18 inches of snow or more; the Catskills region could see 20 inches by Thursday.
The committee said this could then lead to lower investment in R&D due to pressure to focus on profitability in the short-term. In the past dozen years, Broadcom has spent six times as much on acquisitions as it has on research and development.
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