2017 MLB All-Star Rosters, Financially

2017 MLB All-Star Rosters, Financially
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A quick look at the final 2017 MLB All-Star rosters for each league, including current financial numbers, career earnings to date, and contract statuses for each player.

TEAM CONTROLLED

24 of the 60 players will be under "team control" next season, meaning they've not yet acrued enough MLB service time to be eligible for free agency. Some will sign near-minimum salaries, while others in arbitration eligible years will see sizeable pay jumps.

Free Agents To Be

6 All-Stars are set to become free agents this winter, Oakland's Yonder Alonso, Texas' Yu Darvish, Kansas City's Jason Vargas, Cincinnati's Zack Cozart, Chicago's Wade Davis, Philadelphia's Pat Neshek.

AMERICAN LEAGUE

The American League roster combines players average 27 years of age with an average annual salary of $5.28M. Each player on average has earned a little over $19M in their careers.

  • Total Combined AAV: $153,270,000
  • Total Career Earnings: $560,346,000
  • Average AAV: $5,285,000
  • Average Career Earnings: $19,322,000
  • Average Age: 27

National LEAGUE

The National League roster combines players average 28 years of age with an average annual salary of $11.475M. Each player on average has earned a little over $39M in their careers.

  • Total Combined AAV: $355,725,000
  • Total Career Earnings: $1,206,673,000
  • Average AAV: $11,475,000
  • Average Career Earnings: $38,925,000
  • Average Age: 28
American League Position Players
  Player Team Pos Age Avg. Salary Career Earnings Contract Status
1 Jose Altuve HOU 2B 27 $3,125,000 $13,992,700 Signed thru 2019
2 Jose Ramirez CLE 3B 24 $6,500,000 $3,723,882 Signed thru 2021
3 Aaron Judge NYY OF 25 $544,500 $2,485,923 Controlled thru 2022
4 George Springer HOU OF 27 $3,900,000 $7,911,119 Controlled thru 2020, Arb 2
5 Carlos Correa HOU SS 22 $535,000 $6,181,713 Controlled thru 2021
6 Justin Smoak TOR 1B 30 $4,250,000 $17,140,600 Signed thru 2019
7 Corey Dickerson TB DH 28 $3,025,000 $5,156,274 Controlled thru 2019, Arb 2
8 Salvador Perez KC C 27 $8,750,000 $16,729,000 Signed thru 2021
9 Mookie Betts BOS OF 24 $950,000 $3,034,598 Controlled thru 2020, Arb 1
RES Gary Sanchez NYY C 24 $557,900 $3,788,063 Controlled thru 2022
RES Yonder Alonso OAK 1B 30 $4,000,000 $14,950,000 Pending Free Agent
RES Starlin Castro NYY 2B 27 $8,571,429 $39,334,472 Signed thru 2020
RES Jonathan Schoop BAL 2B 25 $3,475,000 $5,087,972 Controlled thru 2019, Arb 2
RES Miguel Sano MIN 3B 24 $572,500 $4,533,456 Controlled thru 2021
RES Francisco Lindor CLE SS 23 $579,300 $4,335,747 Controlled thru 2021
RES Mike Trout LAA OF 25 $24,083,333 $48,371,500 Signed thru 2020
RES Avisail Garcia CHW DH 26 $3,000,000 $7,163,764 Controlled thru 2019, Arb 3
RES Michael Brantley CLE OF 30 $6,250,000 $25,994,800 Signed thru 2018
RES Nelson Cruz SEA DH 37 $14,250,000 $72,773,340 Signed thru 2018
  TOTAL       $96,918,962 $302,688,923  
  AVERAGE     27 $5,100,988 $15,930,996  
 
American League Pitchers
Player Team Pos Age Avg. Salary Career Earnings Contract Status
Chris Sale BOS SP 28 $6,500,000 $34,272,868 Signed thru 2019
Yu Darvish TEX SP 30 $10,000,000 $59,157,843 Pending Free Agent
Michael Fulmer DET SP 24 $551,900 $1,996,900 Controlled thru 2022
Corey Kluber CLE SP 31 $7,700,000 $16,109,800 Signed thru 2021
Lance McCullers HOU SP 23 $548,000 $3,894,713 Controlled thru 2021
Luis Severino NYY SP 23 $550,975 $1,247,211 Controlled thru 2021
Jason Vargas KC SP 34 $8,000,000 $50,179,500 Pending Free Agent
Dellin Betances NYY RP 29 $3,000,000 $6,035,526 Controlled thru 2019, Arb 2
Craig Kimbrel BOS RP 29 $10,500,000 $43,555,000 Signed thru 2018
Andrew Miller CLE RP 32 $9,000,000 $41,208,344 Signed thru 2018
TOTAL       $56,350,875 $257,657,705  
AVERAGE       $5,635,088 $25,765,771  
   
National League Position Players
  Player Team Pos Age Avg. Salary Career Earnings Contract Status
1 Charlie Blackmon COL OF 31 $7,300,000 $13,545,937 Controlled thru 2018, Arb 3
2 Giancarlo Stanton MIA OF 27 $25,000,000 $38,858,000 Signed thru 2028 (2021 opt-out available)
3 Bryce Harper WAS OF 24 $17,625,000 $30,525,000 Signed thru 2018
4 Buster Posey SF C 27 $19,875,000 $86,190,000 Signed thru 2022
5 Daniel Murphy WAS 2B 22 $12,500,000 $38,379,196 Signed thru 2018
6 Nolan Arenado COL 3B 26 $14,750,000 $18,802,527 Controlled thru 2019, Arb 4
7 Ryan Zimmerman WAS 1B 32 $16,666,667 $105,892,000 Signed thru 2020
8 Marcell Ozuna MIA CF 26 $3,500,000 $5,225,491 Controlled thru 2019, Arb 2
9 Zack Cozart CIN SS 31 $5,325,000 $13,028,750 Pending Free Agent
RES Yadier Molina STL C 34 $20,000,000 $96,748,500 Signed thru 2020
RES Paul Goldschmidt ARI 1B 29 $6,400,000 $20,391,000 Signed thru 2019
RES Joey Votto CIN 1B 33 $22,500,000 $108,859,500 Signed thru 2024
RES Josh Harrison PIT 2B 30 $6,825,000 $18,149,603 Signed thru 2020
RES D.J. LeMahieu COL 2B 28 $3,900,000 $10,587,330 Controlled thru 2018, Arb 3
RES Jake Lamb ARI 3B 26 $573,300 $2,263,100 Controlled thru 2020, Arb 1
RES Corey Seager LAD SS 23 $575,000 $3,520,969 Controlled thru 2021
RES Ender Inciarte ATL OF 26 $6,105,000 $7,036,000 Signed thru 2022
RES Cody Bellinger LAD OF 21 $535,000 $1,235,000 Contolled thru 2024
RES Michael Conforto NYM OF 24 $554,904 $4,123,789 Controlled thru 2021
  TOTAL       $190,509,871 $623,361,692  
  AVERAGE       $10,026,835 $32,808,510  
 
National League Pitchers
Player Team Pos Age Avg. Salary Career Earnings Contract Status
Max Scherzer WAS SP 32 $30,000,000 $76,175,000 Signed thru 2021
Zack Greinke ARI SP 33 $34,416,667 $167,177,500 Signed thru 2021
Clayton Kershaw LAD SP 29 $30,714,286 $140,034,000 Signed thru 2020 (2019 opt-out available)
Carlos Martinez STL SP 25 $10,200,000 $7,715,310 Signed thru 2023
Robbie Ray ARI SP 25 $570,400 $1,666,130 Controlled thru 2020, Arb 1
Stephen Strasburg WAS SP 28 $25,000,000 $65,239,480 Signed thru 2023 (2020 opt-out available)
Wade Davis CHC RP 31 $3,150,000 $36,454,900 Pending Free Agent
Brad Hand SD RP 27 $1,375,000 $4,672,005 Controlled thru 2019, Arb 2
Greg Holland COL RP 31 $7,000,000 $20,525,650 Signed thru 2018
Kenley Jansen LAD RP 29 $16,000,000 $37,794,000 Signed thru 2021 (2020 opt-out available)
Corey Knebel MIL RP 25 $538,900 $2,862,458 Controlled thru 2021
Pat Neshek PHI RP 36 $6,250,000 $22,995,000 Pending Free Agent
TOTAL       $165,215,253 $583,311,433  
AVERAGE       $13,767,938 $48,609,286