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Predict the 2010 MLB World Series winner

Phillies
7 (30.4%)
Reds
1 (4.3%)
Braves
0 (0%)
Giants
3 (13%)
Yankees
4 (17.4%)
Rays
0 (0%)
Twins
2 (8.7%)
Rangers
6 (26.1%)

Total Members Voted: 23

Author Topic: 2010 MLB Playoffs Discussion & Predictions  (Read 3827 times)

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By the way, for all of you who do not buy into the notion that you can have a low payroll when players come out of the system but that will expand when system products become arb eligible, the Twins are another example.  Only* teams that are severely market limited, like Florida and perhaps Tampa Bay, dump quality players when they start earning money.  

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Johan was dumped in order to retain Morneau and eventually Mauer, but that was still a couple of years before the new ball park.  Things might be different if Johan were just now at the end of his contract (assuming he was still healthy, too).

I think the two premises don't quite mesh