Red Sox On Track To Pay $13.05M In Luxury Tax

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Red Sox On Track To Pay $13.05M In Luxury Tax 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Sat Sep 14, 2019 11:49 pm

The Boston Red Sox are on track to pay a $13.05 million luxury tax for a season in which they are likely to miss the playoffs.

The World Series champions\' payroll for purposes of the tax increased from $239.7 million on Opening Day to $242.8 million on Aug. 31, according to calculations by the commissioner\'s office obtained by The Associated Press.

Teams are allowed to get to $206 million before the luxury tax kicks in.

As of Opening Day, the Red Sox were projected for an $11.76 million tax.

Via espn.com

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