2014 MLB Opening Day Team Financials

2014 MLB Opening Day Team Financials
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2014 MLB Opening Day Financials

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It may be 27 degrees where I'm currently writing this article, but today means one thing: baseball. Rotations have been se, lineups have been filled, and we've compiled team payrolls and players salaries for the 2014 season. The following contains a breakdown of how each team is currently comprised financially heading into opening day.

Related: Spotrac's real-time MLB Payroll Tracker

Notable Notes:

  • 5 teams (NYY, DET, SF, BOS, PHI) have more dollars allocated to their starting pitching than the Marlins have in total payroll.
  • Felix Hernandez ($22,857,142) accounts for 70% of the Mariners' starting pitching dollars.
  • The Dodgers have almost $58M allocated to their disabled list to start the year.
  • Staying true to form, the Oakland A's have the most balanced positional payroll in baseball
  • Only 50% of MLB teams have a payroll north of $100M.
  • The Marlins are spendiing $3.92M on their 5 starting pitchers, an average of $638,400 per pitcher.
Here's our complete, sortable look at each MLB teams' 2014 payroll at the start of the season, including the breakdown of dollars by positional group, and current money on the disabled list.

Team Disabled List Rotation Bullpen Infielders Outfielders 2014 Payroll
ARI $13,390,000 $28,683,500 $18,223,500 $40,835,333 $10,666,500 $112,298,833
ATL $16,725,000 $17,075,416 $12,312,500 $31,277,232 $35,118,583 $112,658,731
BAL $3,144,000 $21,780,333 $11,375,500 $28,002,167 $39,043,833 $104,045,833
BOS $4,327,000 $51,986,000 $17,096,125 $42,332,500 $20,706,500 $155,912,125
CHC $6,044,500 $33,245,000 $9,389,000 $16,312,356 $9,050,000 $89,046,356
CWS $8,175,000 $22,100,000 $12,812,000 $23,634,166 $8,071,000 $89,792,166
CIN $31,610,772 $26,937,500 $5,670,000 $26,675,000 $20,801,666 $111,694,938
CLE $14,500,000 $11,787,200 $10,504,900 $31,008,700 $11,125,000 $84,809,134
COL $9,600,000 $23,239,500 $10,704,000 $23,505,000 $27,030,571 $94,079,071
DET $3,780,000 $60,345,000 $15,754,500 $44,756,000 $26,500,000 $163,285,500
HOU $4,252,000 $14,022,000 $9,119,400 $7,211,200 $9,368,300 $50,032,900
KC $5,747,000 $32,250,500 $13,339,500 $15,325,000 $15,101,000 $90,837,000
LAA $5,390,750 $34,252,250 $13,400,250 $52,842,500 $19,412,000 $146,647,750
LAD $57,896,428 $40,333,333 $33,419,100 $52,022,142 $41,528,927 $232,899,930
MIA $4,010,000 $3,192,400 $8,761,500 $8,761,500 $9,021,500 $44,136,900
MIL $2,950,000 $38,840,000 $6,626,000 $35,642,000 $19,008,000 $103,397,967
MIN $31,502,500 $12,272,500 $31,670,000 $10,020,000 $85,465,000
NYM $5,656,625 $13,647,050 $7,769,300 $29,113,709 $24,782,181 $96,554,970
NYY $64,838,475 $12,555,425 $60,325,000 $48,242,857 $194,460,757
OAK $4,755,000 $11,800,000 $17,615,900 $19,740,000 $21,500,000 $80,360,900
PHI $35,666,666 $48,425,000 $18,075,800 $62,575,000 $12,987,500 $177,729,966
PIT $1,513,000 $23,012,500 $9,410,500 $25,335,500 $12,658,333 $71,929,833
SD $26,728,000 $13,734,500 $16,635,000 $21,276,600 $11,987,500 $90,361,600
SF $12,666,667 $57,783,333 $16,705,000 $25,675,277 $35,276,000 $148,589,474
SEA $7,508,900 $25,622,442 $12,364,600 $31,991,800 $11,001,900 $91,739,642
STL $20,625,000 $21,589,000 $6,040,000 $36,295,000 $24,719,000 $112,768,000
TB $5,625,200 $16,631,200 $16,211,750 $28,651,366 $5,897,400 $76,746,916
TEX $28,161,862 $3,527,924 $13,579,245 $51,362,232 $32,253,000 $131,657,214
TOR $9,200,000 $41,003,200 $8,941,600 $33,778,200 $29,504,700 $133,070,557
WAS $8,951,400 $21,085,400 $26,875,000 $39,685,850 $36,721,428 $133,319,078

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