MLB Salary Rankings MLB Salary Rankings

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

2017 Pitchers Average Rankings

Player average
1

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$34,416,667
2

David Price

Relief Pitcher
$31,000,000
3

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$30,714,286
4

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000
5

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$27,000,000
6

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$25,833,333
7

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
9

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$24,000,000
10

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$23,000,000
11

Matt Cain

Relief Pitcher
$22,500,000
12

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,142,857
13

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
14

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,666,667
15

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$20,625,000
16

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
17

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$18,750,000
18

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
19

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$17,500,000
20

Jeremy Hellickson

Starting Pitcher
$17,200,000

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$17,200,000
22

Wei-Yen Chen

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

John Lackey

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000
29

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$15,637,500
30

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$15,500,000
31

Phil Hughes

Relief Pitcher
$14,000,000

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
33

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$13,750,000
34

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Marco Estrada

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Francisco Liriano

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000
37

Ubaldo Jimenez

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Matt Garza

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
39

Ricky Nolasco

Starting Pitcher
$12,250,000
40

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Hisashi Iwakuma

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
43

David Robertson

Relief Pitcher
$11,500,000
44

Zach Britton

Relief Pitcher
$11,400,000
45

Edinson Volquez

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000

Yovani Gallardo

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000
47

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
$10,500,000
48

Carlos Martinez

Starting Pitcher
$10,200,000
49

Chris Tillman

Relief Pitcher
$10,050,000
50

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
52

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$9,150,000
53

Huston Street

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Andrew Miller

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000
55

Ivan Nova

Starting Pitcher
$8,666,667
56

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$8,400,000
57

Joakim Soria

Relief Pitcher
$8,333,333
58

Hector Santiago

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Jason Hammel

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Jason Vargas

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Brad Ziegler

Relief Pitcher
$8,000,000

R.A. Dickey

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
63

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
$7,833,333
64

Darren O'Day

Relief Pitcher
$7,750,000

Addison Reed

Relief Pitcher
$7,750,000
66

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$7,700,000
67

Brett Cecil

Relief Pitcher
$7,625,000
68

Joaquin Benoit

Relief Pitcher
$7,500,000
69

Clay Buchholz

Starting Pitcher
$7,486,250
70

Jeurys Familia

Relief Pitcher
$7,425,000
71

Michael Pineda

Starting Pitcher
$7,400,000
72

Cody Allen

Relief Pitcher
$7,350,000
73

Ryan Madson

Relief Pitcher
$7,333,333
74

Greg Holland

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000
77

Jaime Garcia

Starting Pitcher
$6,875,000
78

Garrett Richards

Starting Pitcher
$6,850,000

Drew Smyly

Starting Pitcher
$6,850,000
80

A.J. Ramos

Relief Pitcher
$6,550,000
81

Jerry Blevins

Relief Pitcher
$6,500,000

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$6,500,000

Boone Logan

Relief Pitcher
$6,500,000
84

Wade Miley

Starting Pitcher
$6,416,667
85

Trevor Rosenthal

Relief Pitcher
$6,400,000
86

Michael Dunn

Relief Pitcher
$6,333,333
87

Pat Neshek

Relief Pitcher
$6,250,000
88

Luke Gregerson

Relief Pitcher
$6,166,667
89

Tyler Clippard

Relief Pitcher
$6,125,000
90

Travis Wood

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Junichi Tazawa

Relief Pitcher
$6,000,000

Koji Uehara

Relief Pitcher
$6,000,000

Tony Sipp

Relief Pitcher
$6,000,000

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000
95

Pedro Strop

Relief Pitcher
$5,925,000
96

Jake McGee

Relief Pitcher
$5,900,000

Miguel Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$5,900,000
98

Hector Rondon

Relief Pitcher
$5,800,000
99

Tom Koehler

Starting Pitcher
$5,750,000

Jesse Chavez

Relief Pitcher
$5,750,000