MLB Salary Rankings MLB Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active MLB players.

2015 Cap Hit Rankings

Player 2015 cap-hit
1

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$32,571,428
2

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000
3

Cliff Lee

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Ryan Howard

1st Base
$25,000,000

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
6

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$24,857,142
7

Prince Fielder

1st Base
$24,000,000

Albert Pujols

1st Base
$24,000,000

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000
10

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$23,500,000
11

Mark Teixeira

1st Base
$23,125,000
12

Joe Mauer

1st Base
$23,000,000

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$23,000,000
14

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000

Jose Reyes

Shortstop
$22,000,000

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$22,000,000
17

Adrian Gonzalez

1st Base
$21,857,142
18

Jayson Werth

Right Field
$21,571,428
19

Carl Crawford

Left Field
$21,357,142
20

Matt Kemp

Right Field
$21,250,000
21

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$21,142,857
22

Alex Rodriguez

Designated Hitter
$21,000,000
23

Matt Cain

Starting Pitcher
$20,833,333
24

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

David Wright

3rd Base
$20,000,000

Troy Tulowitzki

Shortstop
$20,000,000

Mark Buehrle

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000
28

Hanley Ramirez

Left Field
$19,750,000

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$19,750,000
30

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
31

C.J. Wilson

Starting Pitcher
$18,500,000

Hunter Pence

Right Field
$18,500,000
33

Jered Weaver

Starting Pitcher
$18,200,000
34

Tim Lincecum

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Andre Ethier

Right Field
$18,000,000
36

Pablo Sandoval

3rd Base
$17,600,000
37

Buster Posey

Catcher
$17,277,777
38

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$17,142,857
39

Brian McCann

Catcher
$17,000,000

Matt Holliday

Left Field
$17,000,000
41

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,800,000
42

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$16,500,000
43

Carlos Gonzalez

Right Field
$16,428,571
44

Ian Kinsler

2nd Base
$16,000,000

Curtis Granderson

Right Field
$16,000,000

David Ortiz

Designated Hitter
$16,000,000

Mike Napoli

1st Base
$16,000,000

Adrian Beltre

3rd Base
$16,000,000
49

John Danks

Starting Pitcher
$15,750,000
50

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$15,250,000
51

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$15,200,000
52

Melvin Upton

Center Field
$15,050,000
53

Chase Utley

2nd Base
$15,000,000

Nick Swisher

Designated Hitter
$15,000,000

Jhonny Peralta

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Carlos Beltran

Right Field
$15,000,000
57

Justin Upton

Left Field
$14,708,333
58

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$14,250,000
59

Victor Martinez

Designated Hitter
$14,000,000

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
$14,000,000

Joey Votto

1st Base
$14,000,000

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$14,000,000

Yovani Gallardo

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000

Aramis Ramirez

3rd Base
$14,000,000

Shin-Soo Choo

Right Field
$14,000,000

Jose Bautista

Right Field
$14,000,000
67

Michael Bourn

Center Field
$13,500,000
68

Adam Jones

Center Field
$13,333,333
69

Matt Harrison

Starting Pitcher
$13,200,000
70

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Edwin Jackson

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

Chase Headley

3rd Base
$13,000,000

Shane Victorino

Right Field
$13,000,000

Ryan Braun

Right Field
$13,000,000

Melky Cabrera

Left Field
$13,000,000

Jonathan Papelbon

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000
77

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$12,625,000
78

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Jorge De La Rosa

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Matt Garza

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Brett Gardner

Left Field
$12,500,000
83

Ubaldo Jimenez

Starting Pitcher
$12,250,000

Clay Buchholz

Starting Pitcher
$12,250,000
85

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$12,041,666
86

Chris Davis

1st Base
$12,000,000

Adam LaRoche

Designated Hitter
$12,000,000

Brandon Phillips

2nd Base
$12,000,000

R.A. Dickey

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Ricky Nolasco

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Aaron Hill

2nd Base
$12,000,000

Miguel Montero

Catcher
$12,000,000

Tim Hudson

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
94

Francisco Liriano

Starting Pitcher
$11,666,666
95

J.J. Hardy

Shortstop
$11,500,000
96

Doug Fister

Starting Pitcher
$11,400,000
97

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$11,100,000
98

Nick Markakis

Right Field
$11,000,000

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$11,000,000

Kyle Lohse

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000