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Rick Horrow has the latest on baseball's economics.
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Fox sports news analyst Rick -- talking Major League Baseball three weeks away from pitchers and catchers reporting in only six or seven away from opening day. Hard to believe that a few months ago Major League Baseball had one of its best seasons ever now ready to go against. Seven and a half billion dollars of revenue and with one point four billion in television dollar start to come in at nine billion dollar annual business. By the way a far cry from labor Armageddon that might have plagued the sport a couple of years ago so now how we move forward was about communication. Under fifty million dollar deal using cellphones now with sponsors from communicating for the manager in the dug out. And then in a highly competitive business. We have companies like go to meeting providing computer technology to take the place of the travel cost four meetings so players. Owners executives. Managers fans sponsors. Could all communicate I go to meeting and otherwise instead of getting on a plane the bottom line is a nine billion dollar business and communication more important than ever. For fox sports. I'm Rick --