Minor league wages
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Minor league wages

Last year, three minor league baseball players filed a suit in federal court alleging that Major League Baseball had violated the minimum wage and overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Since that time, the number of claimants has risen to 32, representing all 30 MLB clubs. These 30 claimants seek to proceed as … Continue reading

The best team money can’t buy
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The best team money can’t buy

The most expensive car? The Ferrari LaFerrari, which you can own and drive for a modest $1.13 million. The Tibetan Mastiff is the world’s most expensive dog. One of those puppies recently sold for a cool $2 million, presumably house-trained. And the flawless, 59-carat Pink Star is the most expensive diamond, purchased last year for nearly $87 million. Not that I can … Continue reading

Newsworthy Castellini
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Newsworthy Castellini

John Fay has an excellent article up this morning about the Reds’ financial picture. It’s based on a long interview with Reds’ CEO Bob Castellini. If you’re interested in taking the pulse of the top leadership for the organization, I strongly recommend you read it. Fay’s reporting confirms that the Reds can, in fact, afford … Continue reading