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March 31, 2014

Dodgers Set Record with $234 Million Payroll: The Los Angeles Dodgers opened their season Sunday night with a payroll of $234 million, a new record for Major League Baseball. The New York Yankees are second at $199 million, ending a 15-year streak of being the league's highest paid team. The cheapest team for the second year in a row are the Houston Astros, who have a $45 million payroll.

posted by rcade to baseball at 12:55 PM - 4 comments

Two players make more than the league average ($3.95million) on the Astros.
Seventeen players make more than the league average on the Dodgers.

Six players have at least 5 years MLB experience on the Astros.
Twenty-two players have at least 5 years MLB experience on the Dodgers.

Three players are signed for 2015 on the Astros, for approximately $15.5million.
Thirteen players are signed for 2015 on the Dodgers, for approximately $171million.

posted by grum@work at 04:23 PM on March 31

Will the Dodgers be any good?

posted by rumple at 08:56 PM on March 31

Three players are signed for 2015 on the Astros, for approximately $15.5million.

They did try to sign one of their Triple AAA players to a six year deal but he rejected it.

posted by yerfatma at 06:35 AM on April 01

I'll have to check with Rev. Robertson to see if the recent LA quake was a sign of god's displeasure.

posted by beaverboard at 07:28 AM on April 01

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