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4/6 O's vs. Rays OPENING DAY


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I'm not gonna jump on them. I'm sure there's a lot of adrenaline running right now. I can understand the impatience. I just hope it's not a harbinger of things to come.

I'm hoping that's all it was. Otherwise we're in for a long night.

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MLBTV always sucks for the first week or so. It's disgraceful considering they had all off-season and spring training to get it running properly. And their tech support on the forums consists of nothing but "We are working on this issue" with no ETAs or even laymen explanations for what the problem is.
Yeah, I think it's most likely the fact that it's only natural that far more people will watch the first few games. Their infrastructure probably isn't able to handle the spike in bandwidth consumption... but considering it happens every season - they should compensate for it...
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