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MLB Salary Cap: Is It Better for Small Market Teams or for the Yankees?

of small market teams believe Major League Baseball had a golden opportunity with the most recent labor deal to improve competitive balance by implementing a salary cap. Does the new agreement benefit high-spending teams like the Yankees, or their small market counterparts that get by on a budget?

Most years, the Yankees usually do every other team a favor by paying a premium to players who typically under perform the huge contracts they sign. Take Alex Rodriguez, for example. After his monster 2007 season, he opted out of the record deal he originally signed with the Rangers. The Yankees then outdid  themselves for the slugger by signing him to the richest contract in baseball history, even though A-Rod wasn't ...

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