We’ve been covering the Yankees “goal” to avoid the luxury tax in 2014 for the past year, and below is our $189M Budget Tracker in Google Doc form. The tabs and accommodating descriptions are as follows:
- 2014 Current Obligations: The absolutely guaranteed money on the 25-Man roster, plus 15 players at minimum off the 25-Man roster but included in 40-Man
- 2014 Current Obligations + MLBTR Arbitration Estimates: Same as above, plus Matt Swartz’ MLBTR arbtration projections. Here‘s the article written on the forecast.
- Sources: Supporting information.