MLB, DirecTV Contemplate Exclusive TV Deal

In a proposed deal worth $700 million over 10 years, Major League Baseball may make Direct TV the exclusive carrier of its full-season television package, along with the MLB channel. But the cable companies don't want to be shut out; the Senate Commerce Committee will be looking into the matter next week.

Robert Siegel talks with Wall Street Journal sportswriter Stefan Fatsis.

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