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Follow the money

Updated: March 23, 2003, 7:32 PM ET
By Darren Rovell | ESPN.com

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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