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2018 Pitchers Salary Rankings

Player salary
1

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$35,571,428
2

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$34,000,000
3

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000
5

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000
6

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$27,500,000
7

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$26,857,142
8

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
9

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$24,000,000
10

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$22,500,000
11

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$22,142,857
12

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
13

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$21,125,000
14

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
17

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$20,000,000
18

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$19,800,000
19

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
20

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$18,333,333
21

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$17,200,000
22

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000
23

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$16,666,666
24

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000
26

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000

Greg Holland

Relief Pitcher
$14,000,000

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
29

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000
30

Phil Hughes

Relief Pitcher
$13,200,000

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$13,200,000
32

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

David Robertson

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

Marco Estrada

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000
36

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Tyler Chatwood

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
38

Zach Britton

Relief Pitcher
$12,000,000

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
42

Carlos Martinez

Starting Pitcher
$11,700,000
43

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$11,500,000
44

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$11,333,333
45

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$10,700,000
46

Cody Allen

Relief Pitcher
$10,575,000
47

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
49

A.J. Ramos

Relief Pitcher
$9,225,000
50

Ivan Nova

Starting Pitcher
$9,166,666
51

Darren O'Day

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Tommy Hunter

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Andrew Miller

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Brandon Morrow

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Matt Moore

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Joakim Soria

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Brad Ziegler

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Jason Hammel

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000
59

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
$8,850,000
60

Jhoulys Chacin

Starting Pitcher
$8,750,000
61

Drew Pomeranz

Starting Pitcher
$8,500,000
62

Mike Minor

Relief Pitcher
$8,333,333
63

Addison Reed

Relief Pitcher
$8,250,000
64

Julio Teheran

Starting Pitcher
$8,166,666
65

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Jaime Garcia

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
67

Kelvin Herrera

Relief Pitcher
$7,937,500
68

Jeurys Familia

Relief Pitcher
$7,925,000
69

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$7,833,333
70

Pat Neshek

Relief Pitcher
$7,750,000

Brett Cecil

Relief Pitcher
$7,750,000

Miles Mikolas

Starting Pitcher
$7,750,000

Juan Nicasio

Relief Pitcher
$7,750,000
74

Ryan Madson

Relief Pitcher
$7,666,668
75

Bryan Shaw

Relief Pitcher
$7,500,000

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000
77

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$7,400,000
78

Garrett Richards

Starting Pitcher
$7,300,000
79

Michael Dunn

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Jake McGee

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Adam Ottavino

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Jerry Blevins

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Junichi Tazawa

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Joe Smith

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000
86

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
$6,750,000
87

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$6,525,000
88

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$6,500,000

Steve Cishek

Relief Pitcher
$6,500,000

Sonny Gray

Starting Pitcher
$6,500,000

Marcus Stroman

Starting Pitcher
$6,500,000
92

Tanner Roark

Starting Pitcher
$6,475,000
93

Chris Archer

Starting Pitcher
$6,416,666
94

Jake Odorizzi

Starting Pitcher
$6,300,000
95

Jason Vargas

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Alex Wood

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Martin Perez

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Michael Fiers

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Tony Sipp

Relief Pitcher
$6,000,000

Santiago Casilla

Relief Pitcher
$6,000,000