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well - the report is out, and the AL East, as expected, paid a high price.

http://sports.espn.go.com/mlb/news/story?id=2268025

It's only Yanks and Sox.

Wow - is it worth it?

Consider the following items:

1. Local TV Contacts

2. Division / or League for that matter

3. Value of spend versus results (ie: OAK or MIN vs NYY)

4. General Team Appeal and longer reach marketing and merch sales

I gotta tell you - if the Orioles were one of the teams hit with Luxury Tax in 2010, I would happily applaud and cry - let's promote the h*ll out of this team once we get the pieces in place!

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