MLB calls the amateur draft a new success

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MLB calls the amateur draft a new success

Superscout Scott Boras, however, disagrees with the new first-year restrictions
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Baseball Amateur Draft Annual Spending
NEW YORK – Annual spending in the baseball amateur draft, as compiled by Major League Baseball:
Year Total
2012 $207,699,490
2011 233,599,759
2010 200,605,991
2009 198,313,195
2008 189,981,272
2007 154,546,750
2006 158,913,783
2005 148,564,977
2004 149,730,839
2003 137,519,747
2002 146,817,684
2001 155,372,432
2000 142,428,899
Associated Press

2012 Baseball Draft Spending and Tax
NEW YORK – Team by Team spending on the first 10 rounds of the amateur draft plus the amounts more than $100,000 on signings from rounds 11-40 and the tax owed, as compiled by Major League Baseball:
(club, bonus pool, spending, tax)
Minnesota, $12,237,400, $11,938,900, -
Houston, 11,177,700, 11,235,200, $43,125
San Diego, 9,903,100, 9,813,000, -
St. Louis, 9,131,100, 9,443,990, 234,668
Toronto, 8,830,800, 9,272,000, 330,900
Oakland, 8,019,800, 7,875,600, -
Seattle, 8,083,600, 8,120,200, 27,450
Chi. Cubs, 7,933,900, 8,307,700, 280,350
N.Y. Mets, 6,471,000, 6,285,400, -
Boston, 6,884,800, 7,167,000, 211,650
Baltimore, 6,564,900, 6,564,700, -
Milwaukee, 6,764,700, 6,759,100, -
Cincinnati, 6,653,800, 6,561,400, -
Colorado, 6,628,300, 6,406,700, -
Texas, 6,568,200, 6,484,400, -
Pittsburgh, 3,326,800, 3,234,200, -
Kansas City, 6,101,500, 6,250,000, 111,375
Chi. White Sox, 5,915,100, 5,915,100, -
L.A. Dodgers, 5,202,800, 5,401,300, 148,875
Miami, 4,935,100, 4,860,700, -
Philadelphia, 4,416,900, 4,198,800, -
Cleveland, 4,582,900, 4,387,500, -
Washington, 4,436,200, 4,548,500, 84,225
N.Y. Yankees, 4,192,200, 3,785,900, -
San Francisco, 4,076,400, 4,130,500, 40,575
Atlanta, 4,030,800, 4,007,000, -
Tampa Bay, 3,871,000, 3,821,800, -
Arizona, 3,818,300, 3,704,800, -
Detroit, 2,099,300, 2,099,300, -
L.A. Angels, 1,645,700, 1,598,800, -
Totals, 184,504,100, 184,179,490, $1,513,193
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MLB calls the amateur draft a new success

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