Here is a look at the opening day payroll for the Rays in every year of their existence. For fun, we included the average payroll in Major League Baseball as well as the payrolls for the Yankees during the same time period.




  1. Geos/Hawthe says:

    Ohhh.. colors. : -). Wonder how much the Yanks payroll drops now and over next few years

  2. Joe says:

    Wow, only in the second year could this franchise ever reach the mean payroll level in all of MLB. That is highly unfortunate.

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