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Frank McCourt planned to cut payroll

Updated: September 2, 2010, 2:18 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- Frank McCourt says his plans to turn around the Los Angeles Dodgers' fortunes included reducing players' salaries.

A business plan created for McCourt called for cutting payroll by 11 percent and 21 percent in 2005 and 2006, respectively.

The plan was aiming for a team operating budget at about $85 million. It was shown Wednesday at his divorce trial that could decide whether he should share the team with his estranged wife and former team CEO, Jamie McCourt.

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