October 8, 2011

NO POST-SEASON FOR OLD MEN:

East beasts depart, leaving balanced field (Ian Browne, 10/08/11, MLB.com)

The heavyweights are home for the winter, and the decision-makers from those teams wonder why their big investments didn't amount to anything beyond spectator status for the League Championship Series.

The Yankees, with a payroll of about $207 million, were bounced in Game 5 of the American League Division Series.

Ditto for the Phillies, who had the second-highest payroll in the game at $165 million.
Posted by Orrin Judd at October 8, 2011 6:01 PM
  
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