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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

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000
4

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000
5

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$27,500,000
6

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$26,857,142
7

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$24,000,000
8

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$22,500,000
9

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$22,142,857
10

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
11

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$21,125,000
12

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
15

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$20,000,000
16

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$19,800,000
17

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
18

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$18,333,333
19

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$17,666,668
20

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000
21

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$16,666,666
22

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000
24

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
25

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000
26

Phil Hughes

Starting Pitcher
$13,200,000

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$13,200,000
28

Marco Estrada

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

David Robertson

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000
33

Wei-Yin Chen

Starting Pitcher
$12,600,000
34

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Tyler Chatwood

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
36

Zach Britton

Relief Pitcher
$12,000,000

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
39

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$11,500,000

Carlos Martinez

Starting Pitcher
$11,500,000
41

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$10,800,000
42

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$10,700,000
43

Cody Allen

Relief Pitcher
$10,575,000
44

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
45

A.J. Ramos

Relief Pitcher
$9,225,000
46

Ivan Nova

Starting Pitcher
$9,166,666
47

Jason Hammel

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Matt Moore

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Andrew Miller

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Darren O'Day

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Brad Ziegler

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Brandon Morrow

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Joakim Soria

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000
54

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
$8,850,000
55

Jhoulys Chacin

Starting Pitcher
$8,750,000
56

Drew Pomeranz

Starting Pitcher
$8,500,000
57

Mike Minor

Relief Pitcher
$8,333,333
58

Julio Teheran

Starting Pitcher
$8,166,666
59

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
60

Kelvin Herrera

Relief Pitcher
$7,937,500
61

Jeurys Familia

Relief Pitcher
$7,925,000
62

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$7,833,333
63

Juan Nicasio

Relief Pitcher
$7,750,000

Brett Cecil

Relief Pitcher
$7,750,000

Pat Neshek

Relief Pitcher
$7,750,000
66

Ryan Madson

Relief Pitcher
$7,666,668
67

Bryan Shaw

Relief Pitcher
$7,500,000

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000
69

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$7,400,000
70

Garrett Richards

Starting Pitcher
$7,300,000
71

Jerry Blevins

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Michael Dunn

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Jake McGee

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Adam Ottavino

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
78

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
$6,750,000
79

Sonny Gray

Starting Pitcher
$6,500,000
80

Tanner Roark

Starting Pitcher
$6,475,000
81

Chris Archer

Starting Pitcher
$6,416,666
82

Martin Perez

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Alex Wood

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Michael Fiers

Relief Pitcher
$6,000,000

Santiago Casilla

Relief Pitcher
$6,000,000

Tony Sipp

Relief Pitcher
$6,000,000
87

Pedro Strop

Relief Pitcher
$5,850,000
88

Matt Harvey

Starting Pitcher
$5,625,000
89

David Phelps

Relief Pitcher
$5,550,000
90

Daniel Hudson

Relief Pitcher
$5,500,000

Anthony Swarzak

Relief Pitcher
$5,500,000

Marc Rzepczynski

Relief Pitcher
$5,500,000

Shawn Kelley

Relief Pitcher
$5,500,000
94

Alex Colome

Relief Pitcher
$5,300,000

Michael Wacha

Starting Pitcher
$5,300,000
96

Raisel Iglesias

Relief Pitcher
$5,214,285
97

Brad Brach

Relief Pitcher
$5,165,000
98

Dellin Betances

Relief Pitcher
$5,100,000
99

Jim Johnson

Relief Pitcher
$5,000,000

Danny Salazar

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000