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2017 Starting Pitcher Salary Rankings

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Player 2017 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

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$26,857,142
6

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
8

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$23,500,000
9

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$22,500,000
10

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$22,142,857
11

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
12

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
13

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$20,125,000
14

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$19,800,000
15

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
16

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$19,000,000
17

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$18,333,333
18

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
19

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$17,666,666
20

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,800,000
21

John Lackey

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000
22

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000
23

Marco Estrada

Starting Pitcher
$14,500,000
24

Hisashi Iwakuma

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
25

Francisco Liriano

Starting Pitcher
$13,666,668
26

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000

Ubaldo Jimenez

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000

Clay Buchholz

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000
30

Phil Hughes

Starting Pitcher
$13,200,000
31

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000
32

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$12,666,666
33

Bartolo Colon

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Matt Garza

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
35

Jaime Garcia

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Ricky Nolasco

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
39

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$11,700,000
40

Wei-Yen Chen

Starting Pitcher
$11,600,000
41

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$11,500,000
42

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000

Yovani Gallardo

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000
44

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
45

Edinson Volquez

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000
46

Wade Miley

Starting Pitcher
$8,750,000
47

Mike Pelfrey

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Jason Vargas

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
49

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$7,833,333
50

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$7,700,000
51

R.A. Dickey

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000
53

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Matt Moore

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000
56

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
$6,500,000
57

Julio Teheran

Starting Pitcher
$6,466,666
58

Chris Archer

Starting Pitcher
$4,916,666
59

Martin Perez

Starting Pitcher
$4,650,000
60

Mike Minor

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000
61

Yordano Ventura

Starting Pitcher
$3,450,000
62

Kenta Maeda

Starting Pitcher
$3,125,000
63

Josh Tomlin

Starting Pitcher
$2,500,000
64

Josh Collmenter

Starting Pitcher
$1,200,000