Something in Sports Illustrated this week got my attention. According to S.I. if the other TV rights properties get a fee increase comparable to what happened with the ESPN part of the deal, EVERY team in MLB will see their part of the national TV money go up from 25.5 million to 49.6 million.
That starts in 2014. That's an increase of 24.1 million per team.
Just something to keep in mind when a team starts 'talking poor...'