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Sportsnet attracts record numbers for spring game

DUNEDIN, Fla. -- It's only Spring Training, but already Blue Jays fans are showing up in record numbers.

Sportsnet recorded its largest audience ever for a Grapefruit League game on Saturday afternoon by attracting an average of 456,000 viewers for the game against the Tigers.

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In total, there were more than two million Canadians who watched at least part of the spring broadcast according to BBM Canada PPM Data. The 456,000 average marks a 20 percent increase over the previous high for an exhibition game.

Sportsnet is set to cover an additional six spring games while FX Canada also will air five games.

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