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  1. Jake Arrieta proves worthy 'ace,' wants to share knowledge with '...

    Sahadev Sharma

    CHICAGO -- All indications point to major changes coming to Wrigley Field in 2015. It's not just the addition of a JumboTron, revenue-building advertisements and other additions to the 100-year-old ballpark. The actual product on the field might h...

    Blog | September 24, 2014
  2. Atlanta Braves release more details of new suburban park

    The Atlanta Braves released renderings of their new suburban stadium Wednesday, a ballpark that will seat 41,500 and be surrounded by plenty of revenue-generating amenities.

    Story | Conversation | May 14, 2014
  3. MLB commissioner Bud Selig -- Baseball has never been more popula...

    Adam Rubin

    Commissioner Bud Selig, who intends to retire when his contract ends in January 2015, made a farewell-tour stop Friday at Coors Field. In a wide-ranging interview, Selig suggested baseball has "never been more popular."

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2014
  4. Young stars I'd lock up long term now

    Jim Bowden

    As baseball's revenues continue to break records year over year, clubs are well aware that, based on baseball history, those revenues normally get passed right down to the players. Indeed, we've recently seen a flurry of six-year contract extensi...

    Blog | April 05, 2014
  5. Major League Baseball, union toughen drug agreement provisions

    Baseball players suspended during the season for a performance-enhancing drug violation will not be eligible for that year's postseason under changes to the sport's drug agreement announced Friday.

    Story | Conversation | March 28, 2014
  6. Braves jump the gun with Teheran deal

    Jim Bowden

    When the Atlanta Braves signed first baseman Freddie Freeman to an eight-year, $135 million extension recently, I loved the deal. Here was a team taking the expected revenue from the new stadium it will soon have and locking up a young position pl...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  7. MLB owners voted to allow teams to cut pensions of non-players

    Adam Rubin

    Major League Baseball owners, despite earning more than $8 billion in revenue in 2013, voted last month to allow individual teams to slash or eliminate pension-plan offerings to their non-uniformed personnel.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2014
  8. Payroll and wins: The past five years

    David Schoenfield

    Jayson Stark has a piece today looking back at the reign of commissioner Bud Selig. One of the important legacies of Selig's tenure has been revenue sharing -- as Jayson points out, nearly $400 million exchanged hands last season, helping some of the...

    Blog | January 27, 2014
  9. Report: Straw owes money in Missouri

    Adam Rubin

    Ex-Met Darryl Strawberry owes nearly $15,000 to the state of Missouri in delinquent taxes, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Writes Joe Holleman in the newspaper: On Friday, the Missouri Department of Revenue filed a lien in St. Charles Coun...

    Blog | January 14, 2014
  10. Mets faring OK in new TV landscape

    Adam Rubin

    A recent wave of local television megadeals are making some major league teams big winners in new revenue. That is highlighted by the Los Angeles Dodgers reaching an $8.5 billion agreement with Time Warner Cable over 25 years -- for an average of ...

    Blog | January 07, 2014
  11. Inside the Colorado Rockies' finances

    David Schoenfield

    Troy Renck of the Denver Post has a rare look into a team's finances, as Colorado Rockies owner Dick Monfort discloses information about the team's budget. Monfort says the team had $170 million in revenue in 2013 and spent $84 million on player s...

    Blog | December 02, 2013
  12. Deflated free-agent market affecting many clubs, players - MLB

    Lewie Pollis

    The free-agent market appears to have deflated, and Lewie Pollis explains who stands to benefit most.

    Story | Conversation | November 21, 2013
  13. MLB commissioner Bud Selig to retire after 2014 season

    Bud Selig will retire as the commissioner of Major League Baseball when his contract ends in January 2015, it was announced Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | September 26, 2013
  14. Mets hire DePaoli as 'chief revenue officer'

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- The Mets have added an executive vice president to their team. Here is the team release: The New York Mets today named Lou DePaoli to the newly created position of Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer. DePaoli will be r...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  15. Picking the 'real' All-Star teams

    Keith Law

    If we are supposed to believe that the All-Star Game counts for something other than TV ratings and MLB revenues, why don't we see rosters built to win the game? It's part popularity contest, part reward for having a good two months to start the seas...

    Blog | June 27, 2013
  16. Chicago Cubs offered home by Schaumburg Boomers

    Darren Rovell

    An independent league baseball team, the Schaumburg Boomers, offered the Chicago Cubs a chance at playing games at their park should Wrigley Field renovations fall through and owner Tom Ricketts follow through on moving the team.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2013