What will Braves spend their $25 million on?
The Braves’ payroll is likely to rise to about $100 million in 2014, up from approximately $90 million in 2013. That’s right in the middle of the pack of 30 MLB teams. All major league teams will receive about $25 million more annually beginning in 2014 from the new national TV contract.
The Braves will be spending less than half of it on players, A $100 million payroll won’t be middle of the pack for long.