Behind Higher Cable Bills: Baseball Teams Doing Simple Math

Justin Turner of the L.A. Dodgers scores against the Kansas City Royals at Surprise Stadium on March 11 Photographer by Lisa Blumenfeld/Getty Images

How much should it cost to watch a baseball game? Not from the stands—from the couch, on, say, a Tuesday night in between washing dishes and sending e-mails? And how much should a ballgame cost someone who doesn’t watch it all? A cable-TV subscriber who prefers a more error-prone contest such as The Bachelor or American Ninja Warrior?

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