2012-2013 Lockout Discussion Thread
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08-13-2012, 03:02 PM
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Luxury tax would ruin the competitiveness of the sport. Big markets with a lot of money will be at an even bigger advantage, because while you get "taxed", it basically creates a system with no salary cap, as you can go over it as much as you want as long as you are willing to pay the tax. Teams like the Rangers who have owners like Dolan will always be able to take advantage of the luxury tax and it will create even more separation between the big market teams and small market teams.
Not if it's a hard one like the MLB is using.
Since the new system was instituted in 2010, the Yankees have spent far less money on players and have made far more concerted efforts to get rid of salaries, see: AJ Burnett.
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