Found October 24, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
In the Diamondbacks’ post-Jerry Colangelo existence payroll has always been a consideration in roster construction just as it is with nearly every other team in the majors. Although one of the rare exceptions resides within the Diamondbacks’ division there is some good news when it comes to competing with the Los Angeles Dodgers. They won’t come anywhere close to the Dodgers-record $230million payroll from this season but the Diamondbacks are expected to increase their spending again perhaps even getting into the nine-figure range next year for the first time in more than a decade. Last year after the surprise signing of outfielder Cody Ross the Diamondbacks’ payroll came in around $90million. “I think we’ll be above that definitely above that” Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers said. Even up to $100 million? “Possibly could be” Towers said. The extra money should be useful. With several players due significant increases in their salaries next year the Diamondbacks are ...
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