Beer Info FAQ

Do MLB players want a salary cap?

Do MLB players want a salary cap?

MLB is the only major North American pro sports league without a salary cap or floor, and player salaries are not tied to revenue growth or loss. The players are paid their guaranteed contracts no matter how much revenue the sport generates.

What happens if a MLB team goes over the luxury tax?

A club exceeding the Competitive Balance Tax threshold for the first time must pay a 20 percent tax on all overages. If a club dips below the luxury tax threshold for a season, the penalty level is reset.