MLB in Dire Need of Salary Cap

Posted: 18th November 2009 by Jason Clary in MLB
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Before Yankee fans decide to jump the gun and call me out on this, I'm just going to congratulate them on a terrific season. áThey overcame adversity and gelled as a team and won when it mattered. In wake of this 27th World Series win, however, the salary does have to come into question. áWhen will the Yankees stop "buying championships"? áMy firm opinion is they won't stop paying for the best until the MLB forces a salary cap on the 30 teams in the league. In this article from CBSá , The Yankees are top in the MLB in team payroll at just around $201 million. áThe next closest team, The New York Mets, are over $60 million behind The Yankees. áThe least wealthy team, The Florida Marlins, are sitting just over $160 million behind The Yankees. Not ...

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