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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

Josh Hamilton

Left Field
$25,400,000
4

Ryan Howard

1st Base
$25,000,000

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Cliff Lee

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
7

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$24,857,142
8

Prince Fielder

1st Base
$24,000,000

Albert Pujols

1st Base
$24,000,000

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000
11

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$23,500,000
12

Mark Teixeira

1st Base
$23,125,000
13

Joe Mauer

1st Base
$23,000,000

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$23,000,000
15

Alex Rodriguez

Designated Hitter
$22,000,000

Jose Reyes

Shortstop
$22,000,000

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$22,000,000

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
19

Adrian Gonzalez

1st Base
$21,857,142
20

Jayson Werth

Right Field
$21,571,428
21

Carl Crawford

Left Field
$21,357,142
22

Matt Kemp

Right Field
$21,250,000
23

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$21,142,857
24

Matt Cain

Starting Pitcher
$20,833,333
25

David Wright

3rd Base
$20,000,000

Troy Tulowitzki

Shortstop
$20,000,000

Mark Buehrle

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000
29

Hanley Ramirez

Shortstop
$19,750,000

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$19,750,000
31

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
32

C.J. Wilson

Starting Pitcher
$18,500,000

Hunter Pence

Right Field
$18,500,000
34

Jered Weaver

Starting Pitcher
$18,200,000
35

Andre Ethier

Center Field
$18,000,000

Adrian Beltre

3rd Base
$18,000,000

Tim Lincecum

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
38

Pablo Sandoval

3rd Base
$17,600,000
39

Buster Posey

Catcher
$17,277,777
40

Matt Holliday

Left Field
$17,000,000

Brian McCann

Catcher
$17,000,000
42

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,800,000
43

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$16,500,000
44

Carlos Gonzalez

Right Field
$16,428,571
45

Mike Napoli

1st Base
$16,000,000

Ian Kinsler

2nd Base
$16,000,000

David Ortiz

Designated Hitter
$16,000,000

Curtis Granderson

Right Field
$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

B.J. Upton

Center Field
$15,050,000
53

Jhonny Peralta

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Carlos Beltran

Right Field
$15,000,000

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Nick Swisher

Designated Hitter
$15,000,000
57

Justin Upton

Left Field
$14,708,333
58

Nelson Cruz

Right Field
$14,250,000
59

Victor Martinez

Designated Hitter
$14,000,000

Ryan Zimmerman

3rd Base
$14,000,000

Yovani Gallardo

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$14,000,000

Shin-Soo Choo

Left Field
$14,000,000

Aramis Ramirez

3rd Base
$14,000,000

Jose Bautista

Right Field
$14,000,000

Joey Votto

1st Base
$14,000,000
67

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000

Michael Bourn

Center Field
$13,500,000
69

Adam Jones

Center Field
$13,333,333
70

Matt Harrison

Starting Pitcher
$13,200,000
71

Jonathan Papelbon

Closer
$13,000,000

Edwin Jackson

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Chase Headley

3rd Base
$13,000,000

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Shane Victorino

Right Field
$13,000,000

Melky Cabrera

Left Field
$13,000,000

Ryan Braun

Right Field
$13,000,000
78

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$12,625,000
79

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Matt Garza

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Brett Gardner

Left Field
$12,500,000

Jorge De La Rosa

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
84

Clay Buchholz

Starting Pitcher
$12,250,000

Ubaldo Jimenez

Starting Pitcher
$12,250,000
86

Trevor Cahill

Starting Pitcher
$12,200,000
87

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$12,041,666
88

Aaron Hill

2nd Base
$12,000,000

Miguel Montero

Catcher
$12,000,000

Tim Hudson

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

R.A. Dickey

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Chris Davis

1st Base
$12,000,000

Brandon Phillips

2nd Base
$12,000,000

Ricky Nolasco

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Adam LaRoche

1st Base
$12,000,000
96

Francisco Liriano

Starting Pitcher
$11,666,666
97

J.J. Hardy

Shortstop
$11,500,000
98

Doug Fister

Starting Pitcher
$11,400,000
99

Rusney Castillo

Left Field
$11,271,428
100

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$11,100,000