MLB Salary Rankings MLB Salary Rankings

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

2018 Contract Value Rankings

Player contract value
1

Giancarlo Stanton

Right Field
$325,000,000
2

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$248,000,000
3

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$240,000,000

Albert Pujols

Designated Hitter
$240,000,000
5

Joey Votto

1st Base
$225,000,000
6

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$217,000,000
7

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$215,000,000
8

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$210,000,000
9

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$206,500,000
10

Joe Mauer

1st Base
$184,000,000

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$184,000,000
12

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$175,000,000

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$175,000,000
14

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$162,000,000
15

Chris Davis

1st Base
$161,000,000
16

Matt Kemp

Right Field
$160,000,000
17

Buster Posey

Catcher
$159,000,000
18

Troy Tulowitzki

Shortstop
$157,750,000
19

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$155,000,000

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$155,000,000
21

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$153,000,000
22

Mike Trout

Center Field
$144,500,000
23

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$144,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$144,000,000
25

David Wright

3rd Base
$138,000,000
26

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$135,000,000
27

Shin-Soo Choo

Right Field
$130,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$130,000,000
29

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$126,000,000
30

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$120,000,000
31

J.D. Martinez

Right Field
$110,000,000

Yoenis Cespedes

Center Field
$110,000,000

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$110,000,000

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$110,000,000
35

Justin Upton

Left Field
$106,000,000
36

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$105,000,000

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$105,000,000
38

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$100,000,000

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
$100,000,000

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$100,000,000
41

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$97,500,000
42

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$90,000,000

Hunter Pence

Left Field
$90,000,000
44

Hanley Ramirez

Designated Hitter
$88,000,000
45

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$86,000,000
46

Adam Jones

Center Field
$85,500,000
47

Brian McCann

Catcher
$85,000,000
48

Wil Myers

1st Base
$83,000,000
49

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$82,500,000

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$82,500,000
51

Russell Martin

Catcher
$82,000,000
52

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$80,000,000

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$80,000,000

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$80,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Starting Pitcher
$80,000,000
56

Ian Kinsler

2nd Base
$75,000,000

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$75,000,000

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$75,000,000
59

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$72,800,000
60

Rusney Castillo

Left Field
$72,500,000
61

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$72,000,000
62

Jean Segura

2nd Base
$70,000,000

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$70,000,000

Ian Desmond

Left Field
$70,000,000
65

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$68,500,000
66

Victor Martinez

Designated Hitter
$68,000,000
67

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$65,000,000
68

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$64,000,000
69

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$62,000,000
70

Carlos Santana

1st Base
$60,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$60,000,000

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
$60,000,000

Starlin Castro

2nd Base
$60,000,000
74

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
$58,000,000
75

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$57,000,000
76

Ben Zobrist

2nd Base
$56,000,000
77

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$55,000,000
78

Kevin Kiermaier

Center Field
$53,500,000
79

Salvador Perez

Catcher
$52,500,000

Jason Kipnis

2nd Base
$52,500,000
81

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$52,000,000

Matt Carpenter

3rd Base
$52,000,000

Chase Headley

3rd Base
$52,000,000

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$52,000,000

Brett Gardner

Left Field
$52,000,000
86

Andrew McCutchen

Right Field
$51,500,000
87

Carlos Martinez

Starting Pitcher
$51,000,000
88

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
$50,000,000
89

Christian Yelich

Left Field
$49,570,000
90

Rougned Odor

2nd Base
$49,500,000
91

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$48,000,000

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$48,000,000

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$48,000,000
94

Yulieski Gurriel

1st Base
$47,500,000
95

David Robertson

Relief Pitcher
$46,000,000
96

Nick Markakis

Right Field
$44,000,000
97

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$42,000,000

Phil Hughes

Starting Pitcher
$42,000,000

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
$42,000,000

Yasiel Puig

Right Field
$42,000,000