MLB Salary Rankings MLB Salary Rankings

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

2018 Signing Bonus Rankings

Player signing bonus
1

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$50,000,000
2

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000
3

Jose Altuve

2nd Base
$21,000,000
4

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$20,000,000

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$20,000,000
6

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
8

Wil Myers

1st Base
$15,000,000
9

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$14,000,000
10

Wei-Yin Chen

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000
11

Yasiel Puig

Right Field
$12,000,000
12

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$11,000,000
13

Carlos Santana

1st Base
$10,000,000

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$10,000,000

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$10,000,000
17

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000
18

Erisbel Arruebarrena

Shortstop
$7,500,000
19

Buster Posey

Catcher
$7,000,000
20

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Salvador Perez

Catcher
$6,000,000

Starlin Castro

2nd Base
$6,000,000

Jorge Soler

Left Field
$6,000,000

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Denard Span

Center Field
$6,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000
27

Rusney Castillo

Left Field
$5,400,000
28

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
$5,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000

Mike Trout

Center Field
$5,000,000

Raisel Iglesias

Relief Pitcher
$5,000,000
33

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$4,000,000

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$4,000,000

Pat Neshek

Relief Pitcher
$4,000,000
36

Michael Brantley

Left Field
$3,500,000

Ender Inciarte

Center Field
$3,500,000

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$3,500,000
39

Lourdes Gurriel Jr.

2nd Base
$3,000,000

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$3,000,000

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$3,000,000

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$3,000,000

Gregory Polanco

Left Field
$3,000,000
44

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$2,875,000
45

Logan Forsythe

2nd Base
$2,500,000
46

Matt Kemp

Right Field
$2,000,000

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$2,000,000

Jose Ramirez

3rd Base
$2,000,000

Yulieski Gurriel

1st Base
$2,000,000

Ben Zobrist

2nd Base
$2,000,000

Anthony Rizzo

1st Base
$2,000,000

Nick Markakis

Right Field
$2,000,000

Charlie Blackmon

Center Field
$2,000,000

Adam Jones

Center Field
$2,000,000

Ivan Nova

Starting Pitcher
$2,000,000

Starling Marte

Center Field
$2,000,000

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$2,000,000

Felipe Vazquez

Relief Pitcher
$2,000,000

Rougned Odor

2nd Base
$2,000,000

Brett Gardner

Left Field
$2,000,000

Eugenio Suarez

3rd Base
$2,000,000

Stephen Piscotty

Right Field
$2,000,000
63

Odubel Herrera

Center Field
$1,750,000

Tucker Barnhart

Catcher
$1,750,000

Brad Hand

Relief Pitcher
$1,750,000
66

Scott Kingery

2nd Base
$1,500,000

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
$1,500,000

Sean Rodriguez

2nd Base
$1,500,000

Jhoulys Chacin

Starting Pitcher
$1,500,000

Matt Carpenter

3rd Base
$1,500,000
71

Andrew McCutchen

Right Field
$1,250,000
72

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$1,200,000
73

Paul DeJong

3rd Base
$1,000,000

Jason Kipnis

2nd Base
$1,000,000

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$1,000,000

Kenta Maeda

Starting Pitcher
$1,000,000

Julio Teheran

Starting Pitcher
$1,000,000

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$1,000,000

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$1,000,000

Chris Archer

Starting Pitcher
$1,000,000

Kevin Kiermaier

Center Field
$1,000,000

Anthony Swarzak

Relief Pitcher
$1,000,000

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$1,000,000

Josh Harrison

2nd Base
$1,000,000

Mike Minor

Relief Pitcher
$1,000,000

Martin Perez

Starting Pitcher
$1,000,000

Chase Anderson

Starting Pitcher
$1,000,000

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
$1,000,000

Jim Johnson

Relief Pitcher
$1,000,000

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$1,000,000

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
$1,000,000

Santiago Casilla

Relief Pitcher
$1,000,000

Carlos Martinez

Starting Pitcher
$1,000,000

Brett Cecil

Relief Pitcher
$1,000,000
95

Yan Gomes

Catcher
$500,000

Roberto Perez

Catcher
$500,000

Devin Mesoraco

Catcher
$500,000

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$500,000

Ryan Madson

Relief Pitcher
$500,000

Matt Moore

Starting Pitcher
$500,000