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Stark: MLB's biggest obstacle to a 154-game season: money


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So guess which aspect of shortening the season baseball has already begun to research? It's the money aspect, naturally. MLB has just kicked off an economic impact study of the ramifications of lopping games off the schedule because, let's face it, that's what really matters to the 30 owners who will have to make this call.

The impact on the numbers and the record books? They can figure that out some other time. But the impact on their cash flow? Now that's something they care about.

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