Trout’s Massive New Contract Hints at Why Baseball Needs a Salary Cap

Trout’s enormous contract is an indication that Major League Baseball needs a salary cap.  The fact of the matter is, if Trout was drafted by a cash-poor team like the Oakland Athletics or the Pittsburgh Pirates, he wouldn’t have made it to a second contract with that team and would’ve signed with a cash-rich team through free agency.  Therefore, Major League Baseball can solve its problems by implementing a salary cap, which will give all of its fans hope, no matter what market they are in, and keep them engaged in the game of baseball all season long

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