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Astros give out $516,347 shares as part of record postseason pool

Astros give out 6,347 shares as part of record postseason pool
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NEW YORK — A full postseason share for the World Series champion Houston Astros totaled a record $516,347 from a player pool of $107.5 million, also a record in the first season the playoffs were expanded to 12 teams.

The Astros split $38.7 million into 59 full shares, 14.14 partial shares and $940,000 in cash awards, the commissioner’s office said Wednesday. The amount of the winner’s share topped the previous mark of $438,902 for Houston in 2017, and the pool topped last year’s prior high of $90.47 million.

A full share for the National League champion Philadelphia Phillies came to $296,255. The Phillies divided $25.8 million into 72 full shares, 15.03 partial shares and $20,000 in cash awards.

Full shares for other playoff teams this year were:

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• San Diego Padres, $152,709
• New York Yankees, $145,820
• Cleveland Guardians, $45,795
• Atlanta Braves, $44,878
•Seattle Mariners, $42,221
• Los Angeles Dodgers, $36,148
• St. Louis Cardinals, $10,351
• Toronto Blue Jays, $10,007
• New York Mets, $9,480
• Tampa Bay Rays, $8,387

The pool includes 60% from the first first two games of each wild-card series, the first three games of each division series and the first four games of each league championship series and the World Series.

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