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November 26, 2012 10:32 AM

Dodgers deal is a big problem for teams like the Cardinals

The Dodgers are getting ready to close on a new local TV deal that will pay the team up to $7 billion over 25 years to show its ballgames, according to Yahoo Sports. That's pretty terrible news for baseballs middle market clubs. It's not difficult to understand how such a deal is likely to be devastating to the blue collar clubs in baseball -- which includes the Redbirds.

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