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MikeG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 09:12 AM
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Pirate's Owner McClatchy irked by baseball's salary binge.
http://post-gazette.com/pg/05029/449731.stm

There was a time, Kevin McClatchy will admit, when he thought it best to keep quiet while Major League Baseball owners increased players' salaries exponentially year after year.

That time, apparently, is over.

Speaking in emphatic terms at the Pirates' annual media luncheon, McClatchy, the team's managing general partner, said he was "very disappointed in the other owners" for their spending surge this offseason and for the damaging effect he predicted it will have on his and other low-revenue franchises.

"I don't know what happened, if they drank some funny water, but they all decided they were back on the binge," he said. "And, you know, the tough thing about it, it just hurts the industry
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DaveinMD Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Jan-29-05 10:34 AM
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1. and meanwhile
he pockets his revenue sharing money and the money he received from the new stadium.


http://www.hardballtimes.com/main/article/cry-me-a-rive...
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