MLB 2014 Financial Preview: New York Yankees

MLB 2014 Financial Preview: New York Yankees
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2014 MLB Financial Depth Charts: New York Yankees

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As spring training games prepare to kickoff in the warmer parts of the country, we'll begin our MLB Financial Preview, taking a close look at each team's current financial structure. We'll start out with the New York Yankees, who spent a whopping $544,080,000 in new contracts this offseason, to bring their current payroll up to $193 million. The average Yankee will currently earn $9.2 million in 2014.

2014 Yankees Financial Depth Chart

A look at the projected starting lineup with each player's 2014 total salary, and the rank of that salary at the particular position.

 

D. Hitter


Alfonso Soriano
$5,000,000
Pos. Rank: 6th

Right Field


Carlos Beltran
$15,000,000
Pos. Rank: 5th

Center Field


Jacoby Ellsbury
$21,142,857
Pos. Rank: 2nd

Left Field


Brett Gardner
$5,600,000
Pos. Rank: 13th

Shortstop


Derek Jeter
$12,000,000
Pos. Rank: 5th

3rd Base


Kelly Johnson
$3,000,000
Pos. Rank: 18th

2nd Base


Brendan Ryan
$2,000,000
Pos. Rank: 22nd

1st Base


Mark Teixeira
$23,125,000
Pos. Rank: 3rd

Catcher


Brian McCann
$17,000,000
Pos. Rank: 1st

S. Pitcher


C.C. Sabathia
$23,000,000
Pos. Rank: 4th

Closer


David Robertson
$5,215,000
Pos. Rank: 22nd

Related: View the Yankees 2014 Payroll Table

Team details
Starting 11:$132,082,857
Total Active Payroll: $193,691,709 (2nd)
Players Signed:21
Average Salary:$9,223,414

 

Team Spending By Position

A look at how the Yankees compare to other teams in terms of total spending by position.

 

D. Hitter


$5,000,000
Pos. Rank: 6th

Right Field


$21,500,000
Pos. Rank: 3rd

Center Field


$21,142,857
Pos. Rank: 2nd

Left Field


$5,600,000
Pos. Rank: 16th

Shortstop


$12,000,000
Pos. Rank: 5th

3rd Base


$6,868,852
Pos. Rank: 10th

2nd Base


$4,000,000
Pos. Rank: 18th

1st Base


$23,125,000
Pos. Rank: 3rd

Catcher


$17,700,000
Pos. Rank: 1st

S. Pitcher


$64,300,000
Pos. Rank: 4th

R. Pitcher


$12,455,000
Pos. Rank: 16th

Related: View the Yankees' 2014 Positional Spending Table

 

Notable 2015 Free Agents

The Yankees have a few aging players set to hit the free agent market after the 2014 season.

Related: View the complete list of Yankees' 2015 Free Agents