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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

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$23,500,000
7

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$23,000,000
8

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
9

Matt Cain

Starting Pitcher
$20,833,333
10

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Mark Buehrle

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000
12

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$19,750,000
13

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
14

C.J. Wilson

Starting Pitcher
$18,500,000
15

Jered Weaver

Starting Pitcher
$18,200,000
16

Tim Lincecum

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
17

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$17,142,857
18

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,800,000
19

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$16,500,000
20

John Danks

Starting Pitcher
$15,750,000
21

Yovani Gallardo

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
22

Matt Harrison

Starting Pitcher
$13,200,000
23

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000
24

Matt Garza

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Jorge De La Rosa

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
28

Clay Buchholz

Starting Pitcher
$12,250,000

Ubaldo Jimenez

Starting Pitcher
$12,250,000
30

Ricky Nolasco

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

R.A. Dickey

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Tim Hudson

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
33

Francisco Liriano

Starting Pitcher
$11,666,666
34

Doug Fister

Starting Pitcher
$11,400,000
35

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$11,100,000
36

Bartolo Colon

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000

Kyle Lohse

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000
38

Brett Anderson

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Dan Haren

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Scott Feldman

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
45

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$9,850,000
46

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$9,800,000
47

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$9,775,000
48

Bronson Arroyo

Starting Pitcher
$9,500,000

Justin Masterson

Starting Pitcher
$9,500,000
50

Mat Latos

Starting Pitcher
$9,400,000
51

Jamie Garcia

Starting Pitcher
$9,375,000
52

Phil Hughes

Starting Pitcher
$9,200,000
53

Jeremy Guthrie

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Jake Peavy

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Jason Hammel

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000
56

Bud Norris

Starting Pitcher
$8,800,000
57

Jason Vargas

Starting Pitcher
$8,500,000

A.J. Burnett

Starting Pitcher
$8,500,000
59

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
60

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$7,598,360
61

Edinson Volquez

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000
62

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$7,400,000

Derek Holland

Starting Pitcher
$7,400,000
64

Jonathan Niese

Starting Pitcher
$7,050,000
65

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Hisashi Iwakuma

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000
67

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$6,950,000
68

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$6,700,000
69

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000
70

Travis Wood

Starting Pitcher
$5,685,000
71

Mike Minor

Starting Pitcher
$5,600,000
72

Kyle Kendrick

Starting Pitcher
$5,500,000

Mike Pelfrey

Starting Pitcher
$5,500,000

Alfredo Simon

Starting Pitcher
$5,500,000
75

Cory Luebke

Starting Pitcher
$5,375,000
76

Tyson Ross

Starting Pitcher
$5,250,000
77

Aaron Harang

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000

Chris Capuano

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000
79

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$4,833,333
80

Wei-Yen Chen

Starting Pitcher
$4,750,000
81

Chris Tillman

Starting Pitcher
$4,315,000
82

Jeremy Hellickson

Starting Pitcher
$4,275,000
83

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$4,050,000
84

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

Gavin Floyd

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000
89

Wade Miley

Starting Pitcher
$3,666,666
90

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$3,630,000
91

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
$3,400,000
92

Ivan Nova

Starting Pitcher
$3,300,000

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$3,300,000
94

Miguel Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$3,275,000
95

Garrett Richards

Starting Pitcher
$3,200,000
96

Matt Moore

Starting Pitcher
$3,100,000
97

Tom Milone

Starting Pitcher
$2,775,000
98

Brandon Beachy

Starting Pitcher
$2,750,000
99

Drew Smyly

Starting Pitcher
$2,650,000

Roberto Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$2,650,000