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I want to watch the MLB internet package on my flatscreen monitor

Currently I have my 42FD9935/17 monitor connected to a Philips MX3900D surround sound system/into this I feed the cable connection ,so I can watch tv.COX or DIRECT TV do not have a contract to broadcast the Major League Baseball Games this year.They are offered directly via the internet for a fee.I am looking for the cleanest method of connection to accomplish this.I also need to know if a digital converter is required to make this happen.the FTR 9955 e Box is still available. Is this the only box that will work with this moniter? All of the products are Philips, Thanks

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