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MLB.com wins 2008 BREW Developer Award from Qualcomm

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NEW YORK -- MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball, today announced that its MLB.com Gameday plus Gameday Audio™ mobile application was honored byQualcomm Incorporated as a 2008 BREW Developer Award winner in the category of 'Best Personalization or Infotainment Application.'

Gameday plus Gameday Audio™ is a downloadable application for select mobile devices that provides fans with unrestricted access to the home, away and foreign language feeds for live audio broadcasts of every Major League game. Additionally, fans can watch real-time pitch-by-pitch statistics with Gameday™ or personalize the Player Tracker™ with a roster of up to 40 of their favorite players. This ultimate mobile baseball experience is available as a monthly subscription. Fans should consult their individual wireless service provider for details and pricing.

The award was announced during ceremonies at the BREW2008 Conference on Wednesday at the Manchester GrandHyatt in San Diego. The seventh annual BREW 2008 Developer Awards is a program that honors an outstanding array of diverse and innovative BREW applications from a global collection of the industry's best publishers and developers. Each submission was evaluated by a panel of international industry experts based on criteria such as: ease of use, originality, features, success or likelihood of success and overall 'coolness.'

NEW YORK -- MLB.com, the official website of Major League Baseball, today announced that its MLB.com Gameday plus Gameday Audio™ mobile application was honored byQualcomm Incorporated as a 2008 BREW Developer Award winner in the category of 'Best Personalization or Infotainment Application.'

Gameday plus Gameday Audio™ is a downloadable application for select mobile devices that provides fans with unrestricted access to the home, away and foreign language feeds for live audio broadcasts of every Major League game. Additionally, fans can watch real-time pitch-by-pitch statistics with Gameday™ or personalize the Player Tracker™ with a roster of up to 40 of their favorite players. This ultimate mobile baseball experience is available as a monthly subscription. Fans should consult their individual wireless service provider for details and pricing.

The award was announced during ceremonies at the BREW2008 Conference on Wednesday at the Manchester GrandHyatt in San Diego. The seventh annual BREW 2008 Developer Awards is a program that honors an outstanding array of diverse and innovative BREW applications from a global collection of the industry's best publishers and developers. Each submission was evaluated by a panel of international industry experts based on criteria such as: ease of use, originality, features, success or likelihood of success and overall 'coolness.'

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