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Old 01-15-2013, 10:24 AM
 
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Opening day MLB payrolls to exceed $3B for first time; Dodgers, Jays, Nats see biggest rise - Yahoo! Sports
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:26 AM
 
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Team'13 payroll estimate'12 opening day payroll
% changeArizona Diamondbacks$89,000,000 $74,284,83319.81Atlanta Braves$85,000,000 $83,309,9422.03Baltimore Orioles$92,000,000 $81,428,99912.98Boston Red Sox$150,000,000 $173,186,617-13.39Chicago Cubs$103,000,000 $88,197,03316.78Chicago White Sox$117,000,000 $96,919,50020.72Cincinnati Reds$107,000,000$82,203,61630.16Cleveland Indians$71,000,000 $78,430,300-9.47Colorado Rockies$73,000,000 $78,069,571-6.49Detroit Tigers$150,000,000 $132,300,00013.38Houston Astros$32,000,000 $60,651,000-47.24Kansas City Royals$78,000,000 $60,916,225 28.04Los Angeles Angels$152,000,000 $154,485,166-1.61Los Angeles Dodgers$213,000,000 $95,143,575123.87Miami Marlins$45,000,000 $118,078,000-61.89Milwaukee Brewers$72,000,000 $97,653,944-26.27Minnesota Twins$80,000,000 $94,085,000-14.97New York Mets$84,000,000 $93,353,983-10.02New York Yankees$210,000,000 $197,962,2896.08Oakland A’s$60,000,000 $55,372,5008.36Philadelphia Phillies$158,000,000 $174,538,938-9.48Pittsburgh Pirates$55,000,000 $63,431,999-13.29San Diego Padres$65,000,000 $55,244,70017.66San Francisco Giants$137,000,000 $117,620,68316.48Seattle Mariners$71,000,000 $81,978,100-13.39St. Louis Cardinals$115,000,000 $110,300,8624.26Tampa Bay Rays$60,000,000 $64,173,500-6.50Texas Rangers $120,000,000 $120,510,974-0.42Toronto Blue Jays$115,000,000 $75,489,20052.34Washington Nationals$113,000,000 $81,336,14338.93Totals:$3,072,000,000 $2,940,657,192

Opening day MLB payrolls to exceed $3B for first time; Dodgers, Jays, Nats see biggest rise - Yahoo! Sports
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:43 AM
 
Location: IL
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Toronto's increase is huge, but the Dodgers is crazy
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:44 AM
 
Location: Parts Unknown, Northern California
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Yikes, the Giants' payroll will be rising by 20 million dollars and they have not done anything to make the club stronger than last year.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:13 AM
 
Location: NY
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Half the Cubs payroll must be playing for other teams at this point... and will get worse if they deal Soriano.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:24 AM
 
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Half the Cubs payroll must be playing for other teams at this point... and will get worse if they deal Soriano.
Wow, Cubs will have a $103M payroll and they are terrible.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:26 AM
 
Location: IL
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And the Marlins payroll drops by more than 2 Houston teams
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:30 AM
 
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Ok, so which team is going bankrupt next?
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Old 01-15-2013, 03:27 PM
 
Location: NY
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Wow, Cubs will have a $103M payroll and they are terrible.
Thats a lot of money for 61 wins!
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Old 01-17-2013, 04:06 AM
 
Location: Springfield, Ohio
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Doesn't matter...people will fill up Wrigley regardless. But I believe we've been down that road already...

And how does Boston still have $150m with that group? Wow.

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