Pittsburgh Pirates 2012 Opening Day Payroll

USA Today released their 2012 payroll figures yesterday, which gives us a look at what the league minimum players, and Juan Cruz, are making this year. Those are the only numbers that had previously been left to speculation on the 2012 40-Man Roster/Payroll page. The addition of these numbers gives a good estimate of the Pirates’ 2012 Opening Day payroll. The Pirates start out with a projected $54,372,500 payroll for the 2012...

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Early Look at the 2012 Payroll

Earlier this week the 2011 40-man roster and payroll page was updated, giving the estimated payroll for the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2011, based off of the Opening Day roster.  A lot can, and will, change between now and the end of the 2011 regular season, so that payroll figure is far from complete.  Today, I updated the future payroll commitments chart, with the salaries, years of control, and arbitration years for the 2012-2015...

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