Yanks' payroll reaches $150M with Soriano deal
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- The New York Yankees became the first major league team with a $150 million payroll when they renewed the contract of second baseman Alfonso Soriano at $800,000 Tuesday.
New York's payroll is $150,360,993 for 24 players likely to be on the Opening-Day roster plus pitcher Jon Lieber, who will be on the disabled list.
Yankees general manager Brian Cashman made the announcement
after meeting with Soriano following New York's 7-4 win over the
Boston Red Sox ...
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