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Commissioner says Dodgers TV deal isn't his business, but MLB is looking into abuse of 10-day disabled list

Commissioner says Dodgers TV deal isn't his business, but MLB is looking into abuse of 10-day disabled list

With the Dodgers off the air in a majority of homes in the Los Angeles area for the fourth consecutive season, Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday he would not encourage the team to renegotiate its television contract or find a way to escape it so more fans could see the broadcasts.

Manfred also said his office is looking into how teams use and possibly abuse the new 10-day disabled list, which the Dodgers have used with regularity this season.

The Dodgers sold their local cable rights to Time Warner Cable for a record $8.35 billion. That company since has been acquired by Charter Communications, which sells cable service under the Spectrum name but has not been able to...

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