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Yankees, Red Sox only teams subject to luxury tax

Updated: December 21, 2005, 8:50 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox got extra bills Wednesday.

The Yankees were hit with a $34 million luxury tax and the Red Sox were told they owe $4 million to the commissioner's office.

Baseball's biggest rivals, both eliminated in the first round of the postseason, were the only teams to exceed the payroll threshold established in baseball's labor contract, according to figures sent to teams by the commissioner's office.

The Yankees owe $34,053,787 ...

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