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2018 Postseason shares announced

Record players' pool amounts to $88,188,633.49; full share for World Series champion Red Sox totals $416,837.72

A full Postseason share for the 2018 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox was worth $416,837.72, while a full share for the National League Champion Los Angeles Dodgers totaled $262,027.49, Major League Baseball announced today. The 2018 players' pool was an all-time high of $88,188,633.49, surpassing the previous record from the 2017 Postseason, $84,500,432.15.

Last year's share amounts were a record high $438,901.57 for the 2017 World Champion Houston Astros and $259,722.14 for the 2017 NL Champion Dodgers.

A full Postseason share for the 2018 World Series Champion Boston Red Sox was worth $416,837.72, while a full share for the National League Champion Los Angeles Dodgers totaled $262,027.49, Major League Baseball announced today. The 2018 players' pool was an all-time high of $88,188,633.49, surpassing the previous record from the 2017 Postseason, $84,500,432.15.

Last year's share amounts were a record high $438,901.57 for the 2017 World Champion Houston Astros and $259,722.14 for the 2017 NL Champion Dodgers.

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 players' pool was divided among the 10 Postseason Clubs: the two World Series participants, the two League Championship Series runners-up, the four Division Series runners-up and the two runners-up in the Wild Card Games.

The breakdown by Club follows:

World Series Champions

Boston Red Sox (Share of Players' Pool: $31,747,908.06; value of each of full share: $416,837.72) - The Red Sox issued 66 full shares, a total of 10.025 partial shares and eight cash awards.

National League Champions

Los Angeles Dodgers (Share of Players' Pool: $21,165,272.04; value of each of full share: $262,027.49) - The Dodgers issued 67 full shares, a total of 13.290 partial shares and 24 cash awards.

League Championship Series Runners-Up

Houston Astros (Share of Players' Pool: $10,582,636.02; value of each of full share: $154,656.05) - The Astros issued 56 full shares, a total of 12.220 partial shares and five cash awards.

Milwaukee Brewers (Share of Players' Pool: $10,582,636.02; value of each of full share: $122,957.13) - The Brewers issued 64 full shares, a total of 21.051 partial shares and four cash awards.

Division Series Runners-Up

Atlanta Braves (Share of Players' Pool: $2,866,130.59; value of each of full share: $40,375.74) - The Braves issued 65 full shares, a total of 5.875 partial shares and seven cash awards.

Cleveland Indians (Share of Players' Pool: $2,866,130.59; value of each of full share: $37,040.29) - The Indians issued 67 full shares, a total of 8.570 partial shares and 10 cash awards.

Colorado Rockies (Share of Players' Pool: $2,866,130.59; value of each of full share: $40,335.96) - The Rockies issued 58 full shares, a total of 12.833 partial shares and seven cash awards.

New York Yankees (Share of Players' Pool: $2,866,130.59; value of each of full share: $43,081.55) - The Yankees issued 45 full shares, a total of 21.470 partial shares and two cash awards.

Wild Card Game Runners-Up

Chicago Cubs (Share of Players' Pool: $1,322,829.50; value of each of full share: $16,155.34) - The Cubs issued 68 full shares and a total of 13.882 partial shares.

Oakland Athletics (Share of Players' Pool: $1,322,829.50; value of each of full share: $19,760.35) - The A's issued 57 full shares, a total of 9.083 partial shares and 15 cash awards.