The Los Angeles Dodgers' big-name trade is a hot topic. It has been welcomed by local media and fans even though they have given star players and received nameless players.
Yasiel Puig, who had been a teammate since 2013 when Ryu started playing on the Dodgers.
The Dodgers sent four outfielders Cincinnati Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig, Matt Kemp, pitcher Alex Wood and backup catcher Palmer. Instead, Homer Bailey and two minor leaguers (Josiah Gray, Jeter Downs) were in the top spot. In addition, the Dodgers spent $ 7 million ($ 7.9 million) in cash, just like Christmas presents.
The Dodgers obviously suffered losses when they exchanged players. However, the response of local media is favorable. "The Dodgers have secured funds to outfielder Bryce Harper and A J Pollock," the Los Angeles Times said, The Dodgers also created a space to bring in top players from the trade, including All-Star catcher J T Realmuto (Miami) and Cy Young pitcher Corey Kluber (Cleveland).
The Dodgers have boldly tackled the high salaries of overlapping positions, lowering their team salary next year. The trade with Cincinnati is more 'restructuring' than 'trading'. The Dodgers' strategy is to bet for the World Series title next year with the money they have secured. The Dodgers are expected to make a more aggressive investment to win next year, as the continental runners-up to the World Series in 2017 and 18 are all runners-up.
According to the official website of the Major League Baseball, the Dodgers' total salary is expected to be 186 million dollars next year. The criterion for a major league tax levy is 200 million dollars for next year. The tax rate for the amount exceeding the luxury tax standard is 20%. 30% for the second consecutive year, and 50% for the third consecutive year. The surplus tax is overpriced because it costs 120 ~ 150% of the actual amount.
The Dodgers have started aggressive investments since 2012 and have been paying luxury taxes for five consecutive years until last year. As the progressive tax was burdensome, the total annual salary was lowered to below the tax base. In the next year, the tax burden is reduced because it is only 20% of the excess amount even if the premium tax is exceeded. The next year, as well as the next two to three years, has the capacity to spend a lot of money.
Andrew Friedman, president of the Dodgers' baseball division, has renewed his contract with Ace Clayton Kershaw after the season and has signed a one-year contract with Qualifing. In addition, he signed a long-term contract with Dave Roberts for four years in a row for the second consecutive year. Although the reform drive seemed to be weak, Friedman strongly expressed his willingness to reinforce it through a big trade with Cincinnati. There are 30 clubs, a market that is active in trade, and the role of president and chief executive is important in the major leagues.ur character's unique skills to defeat your opponent.
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