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Meerkating MLB games? You could strike out

People photograph Opening Day logos before the start of the game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field on April 6, 2015.
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People photograph Opening Day logos before the start of the game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Baltimore Orioles at Tropicana Field on April 6, 2015.

Thinking about Meerkating or using Periscope during MLB games? Not so fast.

Major League Baseball teams will be on the lookout for fans using the live streaming apps during games, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.

"Fans don't have the right to emulate the game. Live streaming doesn't change that," Bob Bowman, president of business and media at MLB, told the Journal. "We'll be watching to see how it's used and when."

Nevertheless, curtailing the use of Meerkat, Periscope or any other live-streaming app could prove to be a difficult one. Bill Schlough, the San Francisco Giants' CIO, told the Journal he'd be monitoring the stadium's network in order to spot potential mobile streamers. However, he added that he had not figured out exactly how to curtail the activity.

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MLB did not immediately respond to CNBC's request for comment.

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Disclosure: CNBC's parent company, Comcast, is an investor in Meerkat.