KRXI FOX 11 Reno - Search Results The following is an archived video story. The text content of that video story is available below for reference. The original video has been deleted and is no longer available. Dodgers top spender, ending Yanks' 15-year streakNEW YORK (AP) - Zack Greinke and the Los Angeles Dodgers have knocked Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees off baseball's payroll perch, part of a spending spree that has the average salary approaching $4 million.The Dodgers are ending the Yankees' 15-year streak as baseball's biggest spenders and as of Tuesday had a projected payroll of $235 million, according to study of all major league contracts by The Associated Press.New York, which last failed to top the payroll rankings in 1998, was second at $204 million.Houston is last at $45 million. The average salary projected to be between $3.95 million and $4 million, up from 8 to 10 percent. The average U.S. wage in 2012 was $42,498, according to the Social Security Administration, an increase of 3.12 percent.2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.