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MLB Salary Rankings MLB Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active MLB players.

2019 Salary Rankings

Player salary
1

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$39,333,334
2

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$37,505,562
3

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$34,500,000
4

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000
6

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$30,000,000
7

Yoenis Cespedes

Center Field
$29,000,000
8

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,075,000
9

Albert Pujols

1st Base
$28,000,000
10

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$27,857,142
11

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$27,500,000
12

Nolan Arenado

3rd Base
$26,025,000
13

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
$26,000,000
14

Joey Votto

1st Base
$25,000,000

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
17

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000
18

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
$23,750,000
19

Josh Donaldson

3rd Base
$23,000,000
20

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$22,500,000
21

Buster Posey

Catcher
$22,177,777
22

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
23

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
$21,666,668
24

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$21,409,375
25

Charlie Blackmon

Right Field
$21,333,333
26

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$21,210,000
27

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$21,142,857
28

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$21,125,000
29

Chris Davis

1st Base
$21,118,782
30

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$21,000,000

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$21,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
33

Carlos Santana

Designated Hitter
$20,333,333
34

Mookie Betts

Right Field
$20,050,000
35

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$20,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Relief Pitcher
$20,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$20,000,000

Russell Martin

Catcher
$20,000,000
41

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$19,800,000
42

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$19,500,000
43

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$19,333,334
44

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$19,000,000

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$19,000,000

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$19,000,000
47

Anthony Rendon

3rd Base
$18,800,000
48

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$18,666,668
49

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$18,000,000

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
$18,000,000

Justin Upton

Left Field
$18,000,000
52

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$17,900,000
53

Mike Trout

Center Field
$17,666,667
54

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$17,200,000

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$17,200,000

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$17,200,000
57

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000
59

Khris Davis

Designated Hitter
$16,500,000

Ian Kennedy

Relief Pitcher
$16,500,000

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$16,500,000
62

Jose Abreu

Designated Hitter
$16,015,000
63

Yasmani Grandal

Catcher
$16,000,000

Michael Brantley

Left Field
$16,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000
66

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
$15,500,000

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$15,500,000
68

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$15,250,000

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$15,250,000
70

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$15,200,000
71

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$15,125,000
72

Ian Desmond

Center Field
$15,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Martin Prado

1st Base
$15,000,000
76

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$14,950,000
77

Matt Carpenter

1st Base
$14,750,000
78

Jason Kipnis

2nd Base
$14,666,668
79

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$14,500,000
80

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$14,000,000

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$14,000,000

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$14,000,000
84

Mark Trumbo

Designated Hitter
$13,500,000

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000
86

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
$13,300,000
87

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
$13,000,000

Zack Britton

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$13,000,000

Jedd Gyorko

3rd Base
$13,000,000
92

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$12,916,666
93

Kris Bryant

3rd Base
$12,900,000
94

Zack Cozart

3rd Base
$12,666,666
95

Andrew Cashner

Relief Pitcher
$12,500,000

Ben Zobrist

2nd Base
$12,500,000

Tyler Chatwood

Relief Pitcher
$12,500,000
98

Marcell Ozuna

Left Field
$12,250,000
99

Xander Bogaerts

Shortstop
$12,000,000

Manny Machado

3rd Base
$12,000,000