Thursday February 25, 2010 The System in baseball is broken. Practically no one will deny that. The Yankees have a payroll that is more than 6 times the lowest payrolls in the league. A third of the teams in MLB are starting spring training with no hope of making the playoffs in 2010 (see Pirates, … More MLB is broken, but what to do?
Wednesday February 17, 2010 In an interview with Bill Center of the San Diego Union Tribune today, Padres CEO Jeff Moorad said in answer to a question about the 2010 major league payroll, “We’ll head to spring training at about $41.5 million”. Since the Padres MLB payroll sits at $38.025 million as of today, reading … More Padres not done with FA signings?
Monday February 15, 2010 The writers of the Baseball Bloggers Alliance would like to announce that they are taking to the airwaves. Beginning Tuesday, February 16th at 11 pm Eastern, BBA Baseball Talk can be found at Blog Talk Radio. This one-hour show will discuss the big stories of the day in major league baseball … More BBA taking to the Airwaves!
Yesterday Jason over at It’s About The Money, Stupid (IIATMS) brought up some issues in his blog post “Maybe it’s time to worry about the Padres” that I wanted to address in more detail than is proper for a comment section. Let me begin by saying that if you don’t read Jasons blog on a … More Padres Payroll and IIATMS
Sunday February 7, 2010 According to a Twitter post by Ken Gurnick of MLB.com, former Padre Brian Giles reportedly signed a minor league deal with the NL West rival Los Angeles Dodgers with an invitation to spring training. Giles is a career .291 hitter with a .400 OBP, .502 SLG , .902 OPS. His career … More Brian Giles signs with Dodgers