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Tuesday May 28th 2024


MLB Payroll Versus Performance: Yankees Walk a Straight Line

I came across a very interesting graph showing the overall increase or decrease of a baseball team's wins compared to money the team spent.

Each team's ranking as far as team payroll is contrasted with the overall record up to this point in the 2009 regular season.

The New York Yankees spent the most and have the most wins, so they have a straight line. 

The only other team that's walking a straight line between salary and wins is the Cincinnati Reds.

The New York Mets have the steepest line in the wrong direction. The team with the second highest payroll places 25th in total wins with 67. 

The Chicago Cubs have the second biggest drop-off.

The Tampa Bay Rays, Minnesota Twins and Oakland ...

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