Baseball's Financial Depth Charts

Baseball's Financial Depth Charts
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Baseball's 2013 Financial Depth Charts

Nearly half complete now the 2013 MLB season has been riddled with long-term injuries to their major superstars, and under-achieving production from those still on the field. The youth of the league have dominated the storylines, from the likes of Manny Machado, Matt Harvey, and recently with Yasiel Puig. We'll take a look at the top paid player at each position in 2013, in comparison to the best value at each position.

Top Salaries Depth Chart
A look at the player with the top salary at each position in 2013.

D. Hitter


Adam Dunn
White Sox
$15,000,000
WAR: -0.8

Right Field


Josh Hamilton
Angels
$17,400,000
WAR: 0.0

Center Field


Matt Kemp
Dodgers
$20,250,000
DL

Left Field


Carl Crawford
Dodgers
$20,000,000
DL

Shortstop


Derek Jeter
Yankees
$17,000,000
DL

3rd Base


Alex Rodriguez
Yankees
$29,000,000
DL

2nd Base


Chase Utley
Phillies
$15,285,714
DL

1st Base


Mark Teixeira
Yankees
$23,125,000
DL

Catcher


Joe Mauer
Twins
$23,000,000
WAR: 3.1

S. Pitcher


Johan Santana
Mets
$25,500,000
DL

R. Pitcher


Jonathan Papelbon
Phillies
$13,000,000
WAR: 1.1
Quick Recap
Payroll:$218,560,714
Teams:7
Fun Fact:7 of the 11 players shown here are on the disabled list.

 

Top Value Depth Chart
A look at the player with the best value salary at each position based on their 2013 production thus far.

D. Hitter


Kendrys Morales
Mariners
$5,250,000
WAR: 1.3

Right Field


Gerardo Parra
Diamondbacks
$2,350,000
WAR: 3.7

Center Field


Mike Trout
Angels
$510,000
WAR: 2.4

Left Field


Domonic Brown
Phillies
$500,000
WAR: 2.2

Shortstop


Jean Segura
Brewers
$492,000
WAR: 3.1

3rd Base


Manny Machado
Orioles
$495,000
WAR: 4.1

2nd Base


Matt Carpenter
Cardinals
$504,000
WAR: 3.0

1st Base


Chris Davis
Orioles
$3,300,000
WAR: 3.5

Catcher


Salvador Perez
Royals
$1,000,000
WAR: 1.8

S. Pitcher


Matt Harvey
Mets
$498,750
WAR: 3.6

R. Pitcher


Addison Reed
White Sox
$520,000
WAR: 3.38
Quick Recap
Payroll:$15,419,750
Teams:10
Fun Fact: 2013 offseason: Kendrys Morales will be a free agent, Chris Davis, Gerardo Parra are arbitration eligible, all other players are under team control.

 

Team Spending By Position
A look at which team is spending the most in active payroll by position in 2013.

D. Hitter


White Sox
$15,000,000

Right Field


Angels
$17,400,000

Center Field


Dodgers
$35,250,000

Left Field


Yankees
$26,500,000

Shortstop


Yankees
$17,499,000

3rd Base


Yankees
$41,533,300

2nd Base


Yankees
$15,900,000

1st Base


Yankees
$24,375,000

Catcher


Twins
$23,490,000

S. Pitcher


Dodgers
$80,325,833

R. Pitcher


Phillies
$21,239,500
Quick Recap
Teams:6
Fun Fact: For the most part, this aligns with the Top Salary by Position (above). The Yankees dominate this view, and will continue to do so until further notice with an extension looming for Robinson Cano.

 




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