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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.

2020 Salary Rankings

Player salary
1

Mike Trout

Center Field
$37,666,666
2

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$35,920,616
3

Nolan Arenado

3rd Base
$35,000,000

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$35,000,000
5

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$33,000,000
6

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$32,000,000

Manny Machado

3rd Base
$32,000,000
8

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000
9

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$30,000,000

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000
11

Yoenis Cespedes

Center Field
$29,500,000
12

Jose Altuve

2nd Base
$29,000,000

Albert Pujols

1st Base
$29,000,000
14

Mookie Betts

Right Field
$27,700,000
15

Bryce Harper

Right Field
$27,538,462
16

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
$26,000,000

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
$26,000,000
18

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$25,500,000
19

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Joey Votto

1st Base
$25,000,000
21

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000
22

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
$23,750,000
23

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$23,500,000
24

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$23,000,000
25

Wil Myers

Left Field
$22,500,000
26

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$22,359,375
27

Buster Posey

Catcher
$22,177,777
28

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
29

George Springer

Center Field
$21,400,000
30

Charlie Blackmon

Right Field
$21,333,333
31

Chris Davis

1st Base
$21,118,782
32

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$21,000,000

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$21,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000

Justin Upton

Left Field
$21,000,000
36

Carlos Santana

Designated Hitter
$20,833,334
37

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$20,000,000

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Xander Bogaerts

Shortstop
$20,000,000

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$20,000,000
42

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$19,800,000
43

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$19,500,000
44

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$19,416,666
45

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$19,000,000
46

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$18,600,000
47

Kris Bryant

3rd Base
$18,500,000

Matt Carpenter

1st Base
$18,500,000
49

Yasmani Grandal

Catcher
$18,250,000
50

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$18,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
52

Jake Odorizzi

Starting Pitcher
$17,800,000
53

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$17,500,000
54

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$17,200,000

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$17,200,000
56

Andrew McCutchen

Right Field
$17,000,000

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$17,000,000

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$17,000,000

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$17,000,000
62

Khris Davis

Designated Hitter
$16,750,000

Miles Mikolas

Starting Pitcher
$16,750,000
64

Francisco Lindor

Shortstop
$16,700,000
65

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$16,500,000

Anthony Rizzo

1st Base
$16,500,000

Ian Kennedy

Relief Pitcher
$16,500,000
68

Michael Brantley

Left Field
$16,000,000

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000
70

Yusei Kikuchi

Starting Pitcher
$15,500,000
71

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$15,250,000

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$15,250,000
73

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$15,200,000
74

A.J. Pollock

Center Field
$15,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Ian Desmond

Center Field
$15,000,000

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$15,000,000

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$15,000,000

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000
81

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$14,850,000
82

Rusney Castillo

Left Field
$14,271,428
83

Salvador Perez

Catcher
$14,200,000
84

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$14,000,000

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
86

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
$13,800,000
87

Marcus Semien

Shortstop
$13,500,000
88

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$13,125,000
89

Will Smith

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

Randal Grichuk

Center Field
$13,000,000

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$13,000,000

Tyler Chatwood

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

Zack Britton

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000
94

James Paxton

Starting Pitcher
$12,900,000
95

Zack Cozart

3rd Base
$12,666,668
96

Alex Bregman

3rd Base
$12,666,666

Jose Abreu

Designated Hitter
$12,666,666
98

Christian Yelich

Left Field
$12,500,000
99

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$12,000,000

Kyle Hendricks

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000