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2016 Starting Pitcher Salary Rankings

Player 2016 salary
1

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$34,571,428
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

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$25,857,142
6

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
8

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$23,500,000
9

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$22,142,857
10

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
11

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
12

Matt Cain

Starting Pitcher
$20,833,333
13

C.J. Wilson

Starting Pitcher
$20,500,000
14

Jered Weaver

Starting Pitcher
$20,200,000
15

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$20,125,000
16

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
17

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
19

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,800,000
20

John Lackey

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000
21

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$15,833,333
22

Brett Anderson

Starting Pitcher
$15,800,000
23

John Danks

Starting Pitcher
$15,750,000
24

Jake Peavy

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000
25

Francisco Liriano

Starting Pitcher
$13,666,666
26

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000
27

Matt Harrison

Starting Pitcher
$13,200,000
28

Ubaldo Jimenez

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Clay Buchholz

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000
30

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$12,666,666
31

Matt Garza

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Jorge De La Rosa

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
34

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$12,100,000
35

Ricky Nolasco

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

R.A. Dickey

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
38

Jamie Garcia

Starting Pitcher
$11,500,000

Marco Estrada

Starting Pitcher
$11,500,000
40

Hisashi Iwakuma

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000
41

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$10,800,000

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$10,800,000
43

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$10,700,000
44

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$10,400,000
45

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Derek Holland

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
47

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$9,950,000
48

Tyson Ross

Starting Pitcher
$9,625,000
49

Edinson Volquez

Starting Pitcher
$9,500,000
50

Phil Hughes

Starting Pitcher
$9,200,000
51

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$9,150,000
52

Jonathan Niese

Starting Pitcher
$9,050,000
53

Yovani Gallardo

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Jason Hammel

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000
55

Wei-Yen Chen

Starting Pitcher
$8,600,000
56

Jason Vargas

Starting Pitcher
$8,500,000
57

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Mike Pelfrey

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Scott Feldman

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
60

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$7,833,333
61

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000
63

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$7,250,000

Bartolo Colon

Starting Pitcher
$7,250,000
65

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$7,150,000
66

Doug Fister

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Jeremy Hellickson

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000
68

Garrett Richards

Starting Pitcher
$6,425,000
69

Chris Tillman

Starting Pitcher
$6,225,000
70

Wade Miley

Starting Pitcher
$6,166,666
71

Colby Lewis

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000
73

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$5,600,000
74

Kris Medlen

Starting Pitcher
$5,500,000
75

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
$5,400,000
76

Matt Moore

Starting Pitcher
$5,100,000
77

Hector Santiago

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000
78

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$4,700,000
79

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
$4,500,000

Tom Milone

Starting Pitcher
$4,500,000
81

Shelby Miller

Starting Pitcher
$4,350,000
82

Matt Harvey

Starting Pitcher
$4,325,000
83

Michael Pineda

Starting Pitcher
$4,300,000
84

Henderson Alvarez

Starting Pitcher
$4,250,000

Chris Young

Starting Pitcher
$4,250,000
86

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000
87

Drew Smyly

Starting Pitcher
$3,750,000
88

Tom Koehler

Starting Pitcher
$3,500,000
89

Julio Teheran

Starting Pitcher
$3,466,666
90

Raisel Iglesias

Starting Pitcher
$3,214,285
91

Martin Perez

Starting Pitcher
$3,150,000
92

Kenta Maeda

Starting Pitcher
$3,125,000
93

Jeff Locke

Starting Pitcher
$3,025,000
94

Juan Nicasio

Starting Pitcher
$3,000,000

Mat Latos

Starting Pitcher
$3,000,000
96

Chris Archer

Starting Pitcher
$2,916,666
97

Wily Peralta

Starting Pitcher
$2,800,000

Jose Fernandez

Starting Pitcher
$2,800,000
99

Mike Minor

Starting Pitcher
$2,750,000
100

Joe Kelly

Starting Pitcher
$2,600,000