Found January 03, 2014 on Fightin For Philly:
The Philadelphia Inquirer’s Matt Gelb is reporting that the numbers of the Phillies’ massive TV deal with Comcast SportsNet are in. The deal, according to Gelb, is worth $2.5 billion over 25 years. In addition, the Phillies have an equity stake and some ad revenue from CSN. The Phils will be making over $100+ million a year from the deal, significantly more than the $35 million per they made off their old deal. The money will allow the Phillies to once again dominate the free agent market. It will be interesting to see how the front office approaches the luxury tax, as they have the resources to completely ignore how massive their payroll can be.
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