Rays' principal owner Stu Sternberg made it clear that he expects a payroll reduction for 2015, especially given the team's lackluster performance in 2014.
In the final days of his tenure as Major League Baseball Commissioner, Peter Ueberroth told MLB owners not to sign lease agreements for stadiums for more than 20 years. Ueberroth’s term as commissioner ended in 1989 roughly at the
Opening Day begins the journey to the Championship for the Tampa Bay Rays and even though they have one of the lowest payrolls in the league, they can get to the World Series with what they’ve got. Here’s a
Rays Principal Owner Stu Sternberg says his greatest expectations for a Rays team were that coming off the 2008 World Series appearance. He is very excited about the 2014 season:
So, how does the front office go from unaffordable figure and not a sustainable number to increasing it by signing Grant Balfour? Stu Sternberg addressed the payroll in today's press conference:
Alex Cobb returns to the mound for the first time since being struck by a line drive off the bat of Eric Hosmer June 15th.