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11-16-2012, 08:26 PM
Mike Jones
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Originally Posted by Powdered Toast Man View Post
I'm not editorializing. The purpose of a cap system is to artificially restrict player salaries, period.
It also helps players even though they probably don't want to admit it - especially with the cap floor in the picture. How many teams would drop their pay rolls to Miami Marlins levels without that floor?

And who is being restricted by a $70 million cap? That's $3Million/player? A $59Million cap (Roughly 2010 numbers - which is where the new cap is probably going to settle for the first part of the CBA) is still $2.6Million/player on a 23 player roster.

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