A unanimous New York Court of Appeals on Tuesday sided with the Washington Nationals in its yearslong dispute with the Baltimore Orioles over the neighboring teams’ fair market value of shared television rights.

New York’s highest court, citing the state’s “well-established rules of contract law” and its application to arbitration awards, agreed that the Nationals’ value, as contemplated through Major League Baseball’s Revenue Sharing Definitions Committee, should be approximately $55 million for broadcasting rights in 2012, eventually increasing to $62.4 million in 2016.

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