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MLB games to be streamed live to China for 1st time

LAS VEGAS -- Major League Baseball games will be streamed live to China for the first time under a three-year agreement with Le Sports.

MLB announced the deal Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show. Le Sports gained rights to show 125 games annually, including 96 during the regular season, 20 during the postseason, the All-Star Game, the World Series and the All-Star Home Run Derby. It also will broadcast Mandarin-language MLB programming.

In addition, Le Sports can rebroadcast via video on demand the games it has rights to.