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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

C.J. Wilson

Starting Pitcher
$20,500,000
13

Jered Weaver

Starting Pitcher
$20,200,000
14

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$20,125,000
15

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
16

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
18

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$16,800,000
19

John Lackey

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000
20

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$15,833,333
21

Brett Anderson

Starting Pitcher
$15,800,000
22

Francisco Liriano

Starting Pitcher
$13,666,666
23

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000
24

Matt Harrison

Starting Pitcher
$13,200,000
25

Ubaldo Jimenez

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Clay Buchholz

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000
27

Scott Kazmir

Starting Pitcher
$12,666,666
28

Matt Garza

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
30

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$12,100,000
31

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Ricky Nolasco

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
33

Marco Estrada

Starting Pitcher
$11,500,000

Jamie Garcia

Starting Pitcher
$11,500,000
35

Hisashi Iwakuma

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000
36

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$10,800,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$10,800,000
38

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$10,700,000
39

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$10,400,000
40

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000

Derek Holland

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
42

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$9,950,000
43

Tyson Ross

Starting Pitcher
$9,625,000
44

Edinson Volquez

Starting Pitcher
$9,500,000
45

Phil Hughes

Starting Pitcher
$9,200,000
46

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$9,150,000
47

Jason Hammel

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Yovani Gallardo

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000
49

Wei-Yen Chen

Starting Pitcher
$8,600,000
50

Jason Vargas

Starting Pitcher
$8,500,000
51

Mike Pelfrey

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
53

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$7,833,333
54

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000
56

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$7,250,000

Bartolo Colon

Starting Pitcher
$7,250,000
58

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$7,150,000
59

Jeremy Hellickson

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000

Doug Fister

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000
61

Garrett Richards

Starting Pitcher
$6,425,000
62

Chris Tillman

Starting Pitcher
$6,225,000
63

Wade Miley

Starting Pitcher
$6,166,666
64

Colby Lewis

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$6,000,000
66

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$5,600,000
67

Kris Medlen

Starting Pitcher
$5,500,000
68

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
$5,400,000
69

Matt Moore

Starting Pitcher
$5,100,000
70

Hector Santiago

Starting Pitcher
$5,000,000
71

Kenta Maeda

Starting Pitcher
$4,775,000
72

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$4,700,000
73

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
$4,500,000
74

Shelby Miller

Starting Pitcher
$4,350,000
75

Matt Harvey

Starting Pitcher
$4,325,000
76

Michael Pineda

Starting Pitcher
$4,300,000
77

Henderson Alvarez

Starting Pitcher
$4,250,000
78

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$4,225,000
79

Ivan Nova

Starting Pitcher
$4,100,000
80

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$4,000,000
81

Drew Smyly

Starting Pitcher
$3,750,000
82

Tom Koehler

Starting Pitcher
$3,500,000
83

Julio Teheran

Starting Pitcher
$3,466,666
84

Martin Perez

Starting Pitcher
$3,150,000
85

Chris Archer

Starting Pitcher
$2,916,666
86

Wily Peralta

Starting Pitcher
$2,800,000
87

Mike Minor

Starting Pitcher
$2,750,000
88

Rubby De La Rosa

Starting Pitcher
$2,350,000
89

Josh Tomlin

Starting Pitcher
$2,250,000
90

Dillon Gee

Starting Pitcher
$2,000,000

Ryan Vogelsong

Starting Pitcher
$2,000,000

Felix Doubront

Starting Pitcher
$2,000,000

Alfredo Simon

Starting Pitcher
$2,000,000
94

Dylan Bundy

Starting Pitcher
$1,800,000
95

Brandon Beachy

Starting Pitcher
$1,750,000
96

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$1,697,500
97

Drew Pomeranz

Starting Pitcher
$1,350,000
98

Yordano Ventura

Starting Pitcher
$1,200,000
99

Jhoulys Chacin

Starting Pitcher
$1,100,000
100

Ross Detwiler

Starting Pitcher
$1,000,000