Braves starting pitcher Mike Foltynewicz exits Game 5 of the NLDS against the St. Louis Cardinals Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, at SunTrust Park in Atlanta.
Photo: Jason Getz/For the AJC
Photo: Jason Getz/For the AJC

Braves share $2.62 million for postseason play

Braves players shared $2.62 million as their portion of the share for postseason play. That’s down from the $2.86 million the team shared for their NLDS appearance a season ago.

Atlanta reached the Division Series for a second-straight season, losing in five games to the Cardinals.

According to Major League Baseball, the players’ pool is formed from 50 percent of the gate receipts from the wild card games; 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first three games of the Division Series; 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first four games of the League Championship Series; and 60 percent of the gate receipts from the first four games of the World Series. 

The Braves issued 63 full shares of $33,623.71. 

Here is the breakdown per club is: 

WASHINGTON NATIONALS (Share of Players’ Pool: $29,110,012.47; value of each of full share: $382,358.18) — The Nationals issued 61 full shares, a total of 14.13 partial shares and two cash awards. 
HOUSTON ASTROS (Share of Players’ Pool: $19,406,674.98; value of each of full share: $256,030.16) — The Astros issued 57 full shares, a total of 13.58 partial shares and 10 cash awards. 
NEW YORK YANKEES (Share of Players’ Pool: $9,703,337.49; value of each of full share: $114,367.19) — The Yankees issued 71 full shares, a total of 13.691 partial shares and seven cash awards. 
ST. LOUIS CARDINALS (Share of Players’ Pool: $9,703,337.49; value of each of full share: $144,024.85) — The Cardinals issued 53 full shares, a total of 13.366 partial shares and 12 cash awards. 
ATLANTA BRAVES (Share of Players’ Pool: $2,627,987.24; value of each of full share: $33,623.71) — The Braves issued 63 full shares, a total of 12.72 partial shares and 36 cash awards. 
LOS ANGELES DODGERS (Share of Players’ Pool: $2,627,987.24; value of each of full share: $32,427.60) — The Dodgers issued 60 full shares, a total of 15.282 partial shares and 35 cash awards. 
MINNESOTA TWINS (Share of Players’ Pool: $2,627,987.24; value of each of full share: $37,186.86) — The Twins issued 60 full shares, a total of 9.46 partial shares and 26 cash awards. 
TAMPA BAY RAYS (Share of Players’ Pool: $2,627,987.24; value of each of full share: $36,835.39) — The Rays issued 55 full shares, a total of 13.766 partial shares and 11 cash awards. 
• MILWAUKEE BREWERS (Share of Players’ Pool: $1,212,917.19; value of each of full share: $14,292.30) — The Brewers issued 62 full shares, a total of 22.325 partial shares and one cash award. 
OAKLAND ATHLETICS (Share of Players’ Pool: $1,212,917.19; value of each of full share: $18,918.89) — The A’s issued 51 full shares, a total of 11.667 partial shares and 18 cash awards.

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