Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Dodgers Poorest of the Rich

playoff team Opening Day payroll ML rank
Yankees $201,449,289 1
Angels $113,709,000 6
Phillies $113,004,048 7
Dodgers $100,458,101 9

7 comments:

Mr. Customer said...

Not counting the "unpaid leave" for you-know-who, I assume.

rbnlaw said...

My thoughts exactly, Mr. C.
We would likely drop another place minus the $11M "saved" in that 50 day stretch.

Dusty Baker said...

There were also some plate appearances that I'd be embarrassed to take money for, if I were ManRam.

Fred's Brim said...

201 big ones - that's still amazing - they could have afforded 8 Mannys and had enough left over for some Jeff Weavers

Steve Sax said...

In the 4 LDSeries, the Angels-Red Sox series was the only one where the lower-payrolled team won the series.

PavilionBum said...

Torre annoucnes lineup:

Furcal
Etheir
Manny
Kemp
Blake
Loney
Belly
Martin
Kersh

Nic j said...

How do the Yankees have that payroll and only have three starters? Insanity.