San Jose Says MLB Conspired Against Oakland A's Relocation

Law360, Los Angeles (June 18, 2013, 4:46 PM EDT) -- San Jose, Calif., officials sued Major League Baseball in California federal court Tuesday, claiming MLB harmed it to the tune of millions of dollars by stalling on an owners' vote on moving the Oakland Athletics to their city and challenging baseball's exemption to federal antitrust laws.

The lawsuit, filed in the Northern District of California, alleges that MLB's antitrust exemption is a “guise” the league uses to control its teams' locations.

The complaint further alleges that MLB and its commissioner Bud Selig violated federal and state...
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