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When it comes to Dodgers' TV blackout, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred is the latest to swing and miss

When it comes to Dodgers' TV blackout, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred is the latest to swing and miss

Just when blacked-out Dodgers fans thought they couldn’t feel any more abandoned, now baseball’s official caretaker has turned his back on them.

Rob Manfred, Major League Baseball’s commissioner, has basically and breathtakingly said the Dodgers TV debacle is none of his business.

Given an opportunity to take a swing at an issue directly affecting millions of consumers in his sport’s second-largest market, baseball’s biggest slugger lamely never even took the bat off his shoulder Tuesday during his annual All-Star game news conference.

Answering a question about the four-year blackout from The Los Angeles Times’ Bill Shaikin, Manfred said three things that may inspire...

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