Dodgers May Struggle To Make June 30 Payroll

Despite a divorce that has been pulling the two owners of the organization apart, the Dodgers have been able to make payroll so far this season. According to Bill Shaikin of the Los Angeles Times, the Dodgers will make the next payroll payment, but they might struggle to make a payment on June 30.

The Dodgers appear to have "no chance" to meet the June 30 payroll without a cash infusion from a new television contract, according to a person familiar with McCourt's finances but not authorized to discuss them. If McCourt misses payroll, Selig could make the payments for him, seize the team and put it up for sale.

The Dodgers will owe about $10 million in payroll this Wednesday, but the payment they will have to make on June 30 will be about three times that, as the Dodgers will be start to pay off some deferred contracts, most notably $8 million owed to Manny Ramirez.

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