Lest Play Hot -Tub GM!

Okay, we slip into our Hot-tub with our tasty Mojito after Sundays Win, and Boom its April 2, 2008!  Our Payroll MLB payroll is  $73M.  We talk to John Moores and tell him to skip the party in Vegas and instead him and his wife go to a nice trip to Palm Desert and rediscover why they fell in love with each other in the first playc.


So now we can play GM!.  Here are the rules:

1. Hindsight is only 20/30.  We can only make likely moves, in the Free Agent Market.  No signing Tommy Hanson or Jayson Heyward, or picking up Neslon Cruz.  We will debate the validity of any moves right here

2. Players are greedy.  Only discount you can get on a player is resigning him.  If you want to sign a Free Agent, you need to be 15% higher then the contract they signed or same per year value, but add an extra year.

3. Trades, will cost you prospects and money.  No rentals paid my a 3rd party (e.g Manny Ramirez being paid by the Boston Red Sox to play for the Dodgers).

4. Salaries will increase each year ,no discount.

5. Payroll budget will increase by 5% each year.


Lets see what our roster looks like at 2008, 2009 and 2010.  Here is what we are starting with.


Greg Maddux $10,000,000
Brian Giles 9,666,667
dl-Jim Edmonds 8,000,000
Trevor Hoffman 7,500,000
Jake Peavy 6,500,000
Randy Wolf 4,750,000
Khalil Greene 4,500,000
Tadahito Iguchi 3,850,000
Michael Barrett 3,500,000
Chris Young 2,625,000
Josh Bard 2,237,500
dl-Mark Prior 1,000,000
Tony Clark 900,000
Adrian Gonzalez 875,000
Glendon Rusch 850,000
Jody Gerut 700,000
Wilfredo Ledezma 620,000
Heath Bell 420,000
Cla Meredith 415,000
dl-Clay Hensley 410,000
Kevin Kouzmanoff 410,000
Scott Hairston 406,000
Justin Germano 404,500
dl-Justin Hampson 402,500
Joe Thatcher 393,000
Paul McAnulty 391,250
dl-Tim Stauffer 391,200
Callix Crabbe 390,000
Enrique Gonzalez 390,000
dl-Carlos Guevara 390,000
Justin Huber 390,000



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