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John Henry’s $500K Fine Implicates MLB Revenue Sharing & Bud Selig More

Earlier this week John Henry told WEEI that he was fined $500,000 in 2009 for criticizing MLB and their revenue sharing model. Specifically, this is what he had to say: “Over a billion dollars has been paid to seven chronically uncompetitive teams, five of whom have had baseball’s highest operating profits. Who, except these teams, […]

Red Sox Spend to Contend

Since John Henry, Tom Warner, and Larry Lucchino came to own and control the Boston Red Sox, the team has lived within a budget. Granted, this budget has allowed the team to maintain a higher payroll than most teams, and has at times allowed the team to spend enough to outspend all but one franchise: […]