Phatferd wrote:ACS I love the new look!!!
BTW, what is the Blue Jays TV contract like. How is their fan support in Toronto. I know they don't come close to selling out, but are they in danger of losing the team?
I just think its really hard to have a team in Canada where the dollar has different value.
The Jays are doing fine. Ted Rogers(really rich guy who owns cable/internet services) bought the team about 5 years ago, and is now making a profit on the team thanks to the lower payroll. Because he is finally making a profit, he will add 30 million to the payroll next year.
And yes, the TV contract is fine. Just about every game is televised. To estimate I'd say about 150 of them. Rogers puts alot of the games on his own sports channel (Rogers Sportsnet), and many games are on TSN (the Canadian ESPN).
Attendance has risen this year with the success of the team, and the many young players drafted under Ricciardi's reign finally showing up. Things are looking up in Toronto.