Sources: Chargers Expected To Move To L.A. In '17 Yanks Set To Benefit From New MLB CBA Losing Revenue Sharing Could Cut A's Payroll More 'Canes Allowed To Withhold Some Financial Figures TFC Becoming MLS' Premier Franchise? Rockets Hire E-Sports Front Office Exec Orioles To Keep Season-Ticket Prices Flat Blackhawks Reward Fans For Watching At Bars A's Ballpark Talks To Pick Up Pace With New CBA? 76ers Postpone Game Due To Moisture On Court
SBD/December 11, 2013/Franchises
Phillies GM Ruben Amaro Says Team Is Not Planning To Increase Payroll In '14
Published December 11, 2013
IS IT ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA? NJ.com's Eliot Shorr-Parks wrote as the Phillies "try to rebound from their worst season since 1997, it's fair to ask if Philadelphia is still a premier destination for players." Money is "a big factor for players, and the Phillies certainly hand that out." But when the money "is the same from multiple teams -- which it normally is for premier free agents -- they usually go with the team that has stability and direction, a place they can trust, and a place they can win" (NJ.com, 12/10).