Follow the money
When Oakland A's owner Steve Schott said earlier this week that he would be unable to re-sign Miguel Tejada after this season, the rationale for baseball's revenue-sharing system took a hit.
The approximate $12 million that the A's expect to receive for this season, Schott predicted, just isn't enough to make the small-market team competitive in open bidding for last season's American League Most Valuable Player.
"The agreement doesn't come close to fixing the system," Schott told ...
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