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It appears that $200million doesn't buy what it used to

Discussion in 'MLB Baseball Forum' started by Moab, Oct 20, 2019.

  1. Moab

    Moab Well-Known Member

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    LOL @ having a $200 million dollar payroll and missing the playoffs....or the other 2 that didn't get it done in the LCS... I guess they're going to go to $275 and see if that gets it done...haha
     



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    I remember when you could get a candy bar for a nickel!
     
  3. bksballer89

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    And what did the Brewers do again?
     
  4. RobToxin

    RobToxin Roid Raging

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    I did not realize this:

    The 2010s will be the first time decade in a century the Yankees did not reach at least one World Series.
     
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    Won the most games this decade though. Weird
     
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    gobucks0409 Sucking on my titties like you wanted me

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    It's not like these are two small market clubs.

    They are both top 10 in payroll
     
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    RobToxin Roid Raging

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    The more teams they add to the playoffs, the harder it is to reach the World Series.

    A lot of the earlier decades, best record was all that mattered. There was no ALCS.

    Now we have a team that has never won its division but has won the World Series twice (Marlins).
     
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    aT lEaSt ThEy DiDnT sPeNd MoNeY
     
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    Plus MLB playoffs is a crap shoot. The best team doesn't often win the title.
     
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    RobToxin Roid Raging

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    Yes.

    Once you get in the post season, the hottest pitcher can carry a team to several wins.
     
  11. Cedrique

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    Yeah, the Nationals are one of the highest. But salaries in mlb are kind of weighted heavily towards what a player has already done so some of those teams with the real high payrolls are teams that recently won the world series and might be overpaying some of their players.
     
  12. packerzrule

    packerzrule Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain

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    A lot more for the money
     
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    When is the parade for that? Asking for a friend
     
  14. packerzrule

    packerzrule Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain

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    every formation a parade
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    I love the CORP
     
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    Bullpen days are stupid as fuck
     
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    I enjoyed it
     
  17. rsw626

    rsw626 Ayatollah of Rock n Rolla

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    Not just more teams to the playoffs, but more teams period. Remember back in the day when the Yankees won seemingly every year in the 40s-50s, there were only 8 teams in each league, and no inter-league play either. Now there are about double the teams in each league, first it was division winners (2), then more divisions so they added a wildcard.

    A lot harder to win now, than back in the day.
     
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    I'm pretty sure they won the most games in the 80's too but didn't win a world series. Made it to one, but lost to the Dodgers
     
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    This is why baseball has 5- and 7-game playoff series. If you can’t prove you’re better than one other team (that you play against directly) in that number of games, then your team sucks. It’s not like the same level of effort goes into 162 regular season games.
     
  20. Shanemansj13

    Shanemansj13 Finger Poppin Dat Pussy

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    Wish the Indians would spend this much just one season and see how they do. With their payroll, injuries happen and they are done and depth is limited. They have been winning with the league average or below for some long ugggh but can't get over the hump