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2015 Starting Pitcher Cap Hit Rankings

Player 2015 cap-hit
1

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$32,571,428
2

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000
3

Cliff Lee

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
5

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$24,857,142
6

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$23,000,000
7

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
8

Matt Cain

Starting Pitcher
$20,833,333
9

Mark Buehrle

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000
11

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
12

C.J. Wilson

Starting Pitcher
$18,500,000
13

Jered Weaver

Starting Pitcher
$18,200,000
14

Tim Lincecum

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
15

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$17,142,857
16

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,800,000
17

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$16,500,000
18

John Danks

Starting Pitcher
$15,750,000
19

Yovani Gallardo

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
20

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Matt Garza

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Jorge De La Rosa

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
24

Clay Buchholz

Starting Pitcher
$12,250,000

Ubaldo Jimenez

Starting Pitcher
$12,250,000
26

R.A. Dickey

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Tim Hudson

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Ricky Nolasco

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
29

Francisco Liriano

Starting Pitcher
$11,666,666
30

Doug Fister

Starting Pitcher
$11,400,000
31

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$11,100,000
32

Bartolo Colon

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000

Kyle Lohse

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000
34

Scott Feldman

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Brett Anderson

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
39

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$9,850,000
40

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$9,800,000
41

Jamie Garcia

Starting Pitcher
$9,375,000
42

Phil Hughes

Starting Pitcher
$9,200,000
43

Jake Peavy

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Jeremy Guthrie

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Jason Hammel

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000
46

A.J. Burnett

Starting Pitcher
$8,500,000

Jason Vargas

Starting Pitcher
$8,500,000
48

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$8,360,655
49

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
50

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$7,598,360
51

Edinson Volquez

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000
52

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$7,400,000

Derek Holland

Starting Pitcher
$7,400,000
54

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$7,230,874
55

Jonathan Niese

Starting Pitcher
$7,050,000
56

Hisashi Iwakuma

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000
58

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$6,950,000
59

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$6,700,000
60

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000
61

Mike Minor

Starting Pitcher
$5,600,000
62

Kyle Kendrick

Starting Pitcher
$5,500,000

Mike Pelfrey

Starting Pitcher
$5,500,000

Alfredo Simon

Starting Pitcher
$5,500,000
65

Cory Luebke

Starting Pitcher
$5,375,000
66

Tyson Ross

Starting Pitcher
$5,250,000
67

Aaron Harang

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000
68

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$4,833,333
69

Matt Harrison

Starting Pitcher
$4,830,601
70

Wei-Yen Chen

Starting Pitcher
$4,750,000
71

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$4,448,087
72

Chris Tillman

Starting Pitcher
$4,315,000
73

Jeremy Hellickson

Starting Pitcher
$4,275,000
74

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$4,050,000
75

Gavin Floyd

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000

Henderson Alvarez

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000

Tsuyoshi Wada

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000

Colby Lewis

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000
80

Marco Estrada

Starting Pitcher
$3,900,000
81

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$3,879,781
82

Wade Miley

Starting Pitcher
$3,666,666
83

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$3,630,000
84

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$3,578,825
85

Dan Haren

Starting Pitcher
$3,551,912
86

Bronson Arroyo

Starting Pitcher
$3,478,142
87

Mat Latos

Starting Pitcher
$3,441,530
88

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
$3,400,000
89

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$3,300,000

Ivan Nova

Starting Pitcher
$3,300,000
91

Miguel Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$3,275,000
92

Garrett Richards

Starting Pitcher
$3,200,000
93

Matt Moore

Starting Pitcher
$3,100,000
94

Tom Milone

Starting Pitcher
$2,775,000
95

Drew Smyly

Starting Pitcher
$2,650,000
96

Brandon Morrow

Starting Pitcher
$2,500,000

Jerome Williams

Starting Pitcher
$2,500,000
98

Jordan Lyles

Starting Pitcher
$2,475,000
99

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$2,425,000
100

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
$2,337,000