Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Fangraphs: The Marlins and the MLB Revenue Sharing System

BREAKING: The Marlins have named their home run display as Director of Player Development in order to use revenue sharing receipts to service the debt on it.

The CBA specifically prohibits clubs from using revenue-sharing receipts to service debt obligations unrelated to baseball operations; make payments to individuals other than on-field personnel and those in player development; make payments to entities not involved in improving on-field performance; make distributions to team owners. The commissioner may impose a penalty on any team that violates this provision (although that has never happened, to our knowledge). And the players’ union may pursue a grievance against any club that violates this provision. Indeed, it was the threat of such a grievance that led the Marlins to agree to do exactly with the CBA requires back in January 2010. We can expect the union to keep a very close eye on the Marlins in the wake of the sell-off to the Blue Jays.

To summarize:

All clubs contribute 34% of Net Local Revenue to the base plan, which is then distributed back to the clubs in equal shares.
High-performing clubs contribute an additional percentage of Net Local Revenue to the supplemental plan. The percentage is determined by the club’s Performance Factor.
Low-performing clubs receive an additional percentage from Net Local Revenue from the supplemental plan. The percentage is also determined by the club’s Performance Factor.
Beginning in 2013, big-market teams will forfeit an increasing percentage of revenue-sharing proceeds. The forfeited funds will be shared among the high-performing teams, in proportion to their Performance Factors.

Any high-performing team that would other receive a refund forfeits an increasing percentage of that refund if it exceeds the luxury tax threshold for two consecutive years, or more.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: November 14, 2012 at 06:03 PM | 1 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: marlins, revenue sharing

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. smileyy Posted: November 14, 2012 at 10:51 PM (#4303072)
I propose a system where teams are luxury tax exempt if they make the playoffs. Or win the WS, or whatever. I like the idea of a loss costing a team $50M or something. The Pennant Race: This Time It Counts!

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Marc Sully's not booin'. He's Youkin'.
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOTP 18 September 2017: Ex-Baseball Star Darryl Strawberry Criticizes Jemele Hill, Praises POTUS: Trump is ‘A Great Man’
(1305 - 5:48pm, Sep 23)
Last: Ray (RDP)

NewsblogJeter Cleans House Via Remote Control
(18 - 5:48pm, Sep 23)
Last: McCoy

Newsblog‘Friends,’ the Sitcom That’s Still a Hit in Major League Baseball
(469 - 5:43pm, Sep 23)
Last: Swoboda is freedom

NewsblogWondering if Jiménez is making his final start with Orioles - School of Roch
(6 - 5:42pm, Sep 23)
Last: Fancy Crazy Town Banana Pants Handle

NewsblogWhere have you gone, Tim Lincecum? In search of beloved Giants ace
(34 - 5:36pm, Sep 23)
Last: Pat Rapper's Delight (as quoted on MLB Network)

NewsblogHow the Astros' trade for Justin Verlander came together | SI.com
(1 - 5:10pm, Sep 23)
Last: fra paolo

NewsblogCanadian Fakin' - Goins uses hidden ball trick to get Frazier
(1 - 5:05pm, Sep 23)
Last: kthejoker

NewsblogOT-NBA off season thread
(2448 - 4:53pm, Sep 23)
Last: . . . . . . . . . .

NewsblogAlbert Pujols is having the worst season for a 37-year-old in MLB history
(41 - 4:43pm, Sep 23)
Last: BDC

NewsblogOMNICHATTER needs no introduction, for the weekend of September 23-24, 2017
(135 - 4:28pm, Sep 23)
Last: Walks Clog Up the Bases

NewsblogArizona Diamondbacks had a dinosaur throw out the first pitch - SBNation.com
(6 - 4:27pm, Sep 23)
Last: Mike Emeigh

NewsblogOT - August/September 2017 College Football thread
(208 - 4:02pm, Sep 23)
Last: Lance Reddick! Lance him!

NewsblogAlderson: Collins’ future won’t become a ‘public conversation’ | New York Post
(1 - 2:28pm, Sep 23)
Last: Nero Wolfe, Indeed

NewsblogRobinson Cano hits 300th home run | MLB.com
(37 - 2:03pm, Sep 23)
Last: Hysterical & Useless

NewsblogMarlins’ Brian Anderson — inspired by Brian Anderson and Brian Anderson — has one of the most common names in baseball history - Sun Sentinel
(38 - 1:35pm, Sep 23)
Last: simon bedford

Page rendered in 0.1230 seconds
47 querie(s) executed