MLB Demands Insurer Docs In Financial Data Leak Probe

Law360, New York (October 11, 2011, 7:31 PM EDT) -- Major League Baseball asked a New York state court on Friday to force Beazley Insurance Co. to hand over documents that would help it determine whether the insurer leaked financial data about six baseball teams to the press in 2010.

MLB has relentlessly sought to pinpoint the source of the leaked information ever since the Associated Press reported that the Pittsburgh Pirates made nearly $29.4 million in 2007 and 2008 — despite a long-running streak of losing seasons — and Deadspin published the financial statements of...
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