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2016 Starting Pitcher Salary Rankings

Player 2016 salary
1

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$32,000,000
2

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000
3

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000
4

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
6

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$24,000,000
7

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$22,500,000
8

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
9

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
10

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Jered Weaver

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

C.J. Wilson

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Matt Cain

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000
16

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
17

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
19

John Lackey

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000
21

Brett Anderson

Starting Pitcher
$15,800,000
22

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000
23

John Danks

Starting Pitcher
$14,250,000
24

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000
25

Jake Peavy

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Matt Harrison

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Clay Buchholz

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Francisco Liriano

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Ubaldo Jimenez

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000
30

Jorge De La Rosa

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Matt Garza

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Cliff Lee

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
33

R.A. Dickey

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Ricky Nolasco

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Marco Estrada

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
38

Jamie Garcia

Starting Pitcher
$11,500,000
39

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000

Hisashi Iwakuma

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000
41

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$10,800,000
42

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$10,700,000
43

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$10,400,000
44

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Derek Holland

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
46

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$9,750,000
47

Tyson Ross

Starting Pitcher
$9,625,000
48

Edinson Volquez

Starting Pitcher
$9,500,000
49

Phil Hughes

Starting Pitcher
$9,200,000
50

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$9,150,000
51

Jason Hammel

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Jonathan Niese

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000
54

Jason Vargas

Starting Pitcher
$8,500,000
55

Mike Pelfrey

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Scott Feldman

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
59

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000
61

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$7,250,000

Bartolo Colon

Starting Pitcher
$7,250,000
63

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$7,150,000
64

Jeremy Hellickson

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Doug Fister

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000
67

Garrett Richards

Starting Pitcher
$6,425,000
68

Chris Tillman

Starting Pitcher
$6,225,000
69

Colby Lewis

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Wade Miley

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000
71

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$5,600,000
72

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
$5,400,000
73

Miguel Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$5,100,000
74

Matt Moore

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000

Hector Santiago

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000
76

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
$4,500,000

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$4,500,000

Bronson Arroyo

Starting Pitcher
$4,500,000

Tom Milone

Starting Pitcher
$4,500,000
80

Matt Harvey

Starting Pitcher
$4,325,000
81

Michael Pineda

Starting Pitcher
$4,300,000
82

Henderson Alvarez

Starting Pitcher
$4,250,000

Chris Young

Starting Pitcher
$4,250,000

Trevor Cahill

Starting Pitcher
$4,250,000
85

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$4,225,000
86

Ivan Nova

Starting Pitcher
$4,100,000
87

Kenta Maeda

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000

Jesse Chavez

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000
90

Drew Smyly

Starting Pitcher
$3,750,000
91

Tom Koehler

Starting Pitcher
$3,500,000
92

Julio Teheran

Starting Pitcher
$3,300,000
93

Jeremy Guthrie

Starting Pitcher
$3,200,000
94

Jeff Locke

Starting Pitcher
$3,025,000
95

Wei-Yen Chen

Starting Pitcher
$3,000,000
96

Jordan Lyles

Starting Pitcher
$2,975,000
97

Martin Perez

Starting Pitcher
$2,900,000
98

Wily Peralta

Starting Pitcher
$2,800,000

Jose Fernandez

Starting Pitcher
$2,800,000
100

Chris Archer

Starting Pitcher
$2,750,000