Topics

Andrew Friedman
Do Dodgers have checkbook ready for latest hot Cuban prospect?
Do Dodgers have checkbook ready for latest hot Cuban prospect?

Despite that early off-season talk of the Dodgers wanting to bring their payroll down under $200 million in 2015, now it looks like they’ll shatter the record $240 million they spent last season. Jeff Passan at Yahoo Sports estimates the Dodgers will have a major league high payroll of $262.6 million next season, so the new management team isn’t suddenly operating with short purse strings. But they’ve managed to inflate the team payroll without signing a single significant free agent, unless you insist on counting the $48 million they gave Brandon McCarthy. Of course, if you’re paying more than $50 million for players (Matt Kemp, Dan Haren, Brian Wilson) no longer...

Loading