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Marginal Payroll Dollars per Marginal Win, a measure introduced by Doug Pappas which evaluates the efficiency of a club's front office by comparing its payroll and record to the performance it could expect to attain by fielding a roster of replacement-level players, all of whom are paid the major league minimum salary. The formula is:

(club payroll - (28 x major league minimum) / ((winning percentage - .300) x 162)

Recent MLB-wide MP/MW rates using end-of-year payrolls:

2007: $2,460,984

2008: $2,625,267

2009: $2,652,167


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