Unfortunately, the uncertain nature of the 2020 campaign extends to that effort. While Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association have officially reached a deal on a temporary re-working of the collective bargaining agreement, the details are still filtering out. I understand this presents a new set of challenges because one could make the hypothetical argument that in season trades, etc. while paying 44 MM TOTAL Lux Taxes. But still given that player contracts are all going to be counted (years remaining wise anyway) as though a season were played — I feel like the same approach should’ve been taken for teams luxury tax penalties.Cubs are falling below the threshold with Quintana, Lester, and Chatwood eligible for free agency next year. Boo hoo.?? One day in my dreams I see a cost of living kicker added to the tax thresholds.Not that much money when you think about it. Not too shabby for small Market teams.And you know what.. tell those small-market teams to open their wallets and start signing guys. RS turned over 80 percent of their roster between each WS title 04, 07, 13, and 18, so the turn over is normal. Other countries such as Australia charge consumers a 33 percent luxury tax on vehicles that cost more than $57,180. When you think of prized organizations with history to baseball, Yankees and Red Sox are top of the list. It is charged at 33% of the amount that is above the LCT threshold. Try being a fan of a small market team, where those GMs don’t have an open checkbook to write checks….You mean Small-market team, like the Oakland A’s or Tampa Bay Rays, both teams that always win, or Minnesota Twins or Cincinnati Reds who many expect to do well when play resumes?It may have been ESPN that ranked the twins and the Reds in the top 10 for the coming season. What’s worse, it’s a short season or not a season at all. could’ve made Boston’s payroll go over the tax line (or though not realistic) the Yankees could’ve traded enough salary to go below the line. That’s not packed enough?You are citing the Reds as a small market success? If your 10-20 are you a seller?Boston built and paid for their World Series and now they are paying for their efforts. They still get a full year of service time and will most likely just use 2018 numbers to make the decisions on pay bumps. One key element of the coronavirus alteration is the role of the competitive balance (“luxury”) tax.The CBT has played a notable role in structuring roster decisionmaking in recent years. its getting really annoying.This is one piece of good news for the Dodgers in the doomsday scenario. If the Red Sox kept payroll exactly the same that year, the team faced a $9.4 million tax at the end of the season. 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Enough for one good player.Gary, what gasu has proven, and you can’t seem to process, is that your long reach examples to support your failed logic is even wrong.No Mike I’m not citing the Reds a small-market success I’m saying ESPN has them listed I think in the top 5 or top 8 for this coming season. Photo by Hunter Newton on Unsplash. 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Even without the stepped-up tax charges that apply to multi-season tax payors, revenue shortfalls are sure to impact the pursuit of big-ticket players.While the motivation for the luxury reset isn’t as strong in retrospect as it was at the time, the Sox surely still hope to reap the rewards. If the season is cancelled, it won’t count as a luxury tax year, meaning the Red Sox would still be considered a multi-year offender at the start of the 2021 offseason.It’s clear, then, what happens if the 2020 season is (reset!) Center of the universe mentality.Oh, boo hoo, 2 years of a losing baseball. Serious world issues? way to pile on one team in specific *cough*RedSox*cough*.Red Sox are getting some advantages if their is no season… Betts trade looks like a fleecing with no season.Yes but then my Red Sox have to endure another calendar year of lame duck baseball under the tax. It also modifies what kind of revenue-sharing rebates the Red Sox can anticipate receiving if they avoid another year of repeat offender status. "When it comes to the luxury car tax, we have no plans to remove that, but I would never say never in relation to that,'' he said. The place is packed the Crowd Goes Nuts and people come from Statewide to watch. Become a kick-ass team. I suppose there are worse things but in any event if this were to actually occur it would really suck for them. First of all I said sign him, which implys as a free agent not an extension. But what of a partial-season?For the 2020 campaign to count for logging luxury tax years, it must continue beyond the August 31st trade deadline. It’s the only game in the state.You have just proven how very little you know about baseball economics. Also if the season gets canceled, they could revisit this as I don’t think the MLBPA wants Boston on the sidelines and not bidding on players.well that’s stupid. As for rotation help, sure. Dodgers and Giants are the only realistic players for him in free agency.Not really on your point AFK but I think the Dodgers really valued this year to see if “the fit” was right,I agree with a lot of your points but not seeing the fit live could also hurt a little if some team jumps in on a huge offer early…… Sf def makes a lot of sense as you eluded too,As you know we had plans on making Machado a Dodger for life years ago….we got to see the fit a half year early and thankfully that saved us- Not saying Betts is the same as Manny but LAD really wants to get that look this year before making a 10 year commitment,Only financially speaking though…yes you are correct we should have some advantages here including No comp pick etc etc etc.Stay positive, everyone. 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Then again, the calculus would be quite a bit different than originally anticipated in a short-season format without a typical trade deadline period.Why credit players service time but not teams luxury tax cap time?Agreed but with the MLBPA expiring after 21, it was probably good will and an unannounced quid pro quo is likely in place. Less than 3MM per yr.The NYY’s have paid 326 MM for one title. To any other organization that have fans scream, “Our ownership doesn’t pay to put a winning team on the field.” This is what could happen to teams who overspend. Every contract this coming off season will take a hit compared to pre-pandemic expectations and the simple truth is the players need all big market clubs to be able to spend as much as possible.Oof, I don’t think relying on the two sides actually reaching an agreement is a good idea after the past three months lol. More than 9 MM per yr.They were extemely lucky to “miss out” on both A Rod and Stanton. I realize you need continuing eyeballs and it’s not easy to find content to continue to write like you do. It replaced a luxury premium attached to the wholesale sales tax, which the GST superseded. If there’s no season played, the arb raises will be minimal and it’s possible they can work out a couple of extensions. In my opinion — just like contract status (players set to be FA will still be) the reset/or non-reset should be based on the 2020 projected tax amounts. Okay got it, I’m now educated.Now go ahead and tell me how I still don’t get it… without explaining what I didn’t get !! Instead of being able to sign FA for 2021 as a first time offender they would basically HAVE to go another year under the tax line in order to reap the benefits of shedding payroll. Nice job.Your statements are void of any logic, and it’s obvious, you have not understood anything but big market teams. ''.Labor leader Anthony Albanese did not immediately support abolishing the tax. The Dodgers and Yankees did the same thing which was in part why no one bid against the Sox for JDM and the Yankees at last will like have decisions in 21.Patrick – I totally agree! Get a clue.Haven’t seen anyone mention Sox wouldn’t get to reset but would still shed a lot of salary (JBJ, Workman etc) and have more wiggle room to make a run in 2021.Curious. Duh..They didn’t even have to go that far. The Red Sox torpedoed their season to reset; let’s hope they are able to make it into September and allow them to spend some real money on starting pitchers for 2021. played. Appreciate the optimism though!What choice do they really have? Past success I cite is Oakland and Tampa Bay have been winners.Clepto, gasu proved nothing. It does for everyone. That blows big time.Poor Gary, with all his first-world problems. Did you read my reply?Clepto you’ve said nothing of substance but only poo poo my disappointment that the Red Sox are going to suck another year besides this year possibly.When are you going to have a baseball take?And by me not understanding the economics of baseball, are you saying the fact of the matter is that small Market teams will never compete?