With the regular season coming to a close on Sunday, fans of the 21 (soon to be 22) teams that did not make the playoffs have one saving grace this time of year: 2010. Yes, even though the hot stove is not officially open for business yet, there has been much chatter around baseball about 2010 budgets as teams prepare for the excitement of free agency and trades.
It's fascinating to see which teams are increasing payroll, decreasing payroll, or just standing pat in 2010.
In an effort to make things as easy as possible for you, the reader, I have compiled a list of newspaper quotes stating what the early budget projections are for several teams. Let's take a look:
"By shedding expiring contracts, the club has dropped approximately $46.6 million from the 2009 pay ...
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Article written by Josh Levitt