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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 Average Rankings

Player average
1

Mike Trout

Center Field
$35,541,667
2

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$34,416,667
3

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$33,000,000
4

Nolan Arenado

3rd Base
$32,500,000
5

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$31,000,000

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000
8

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$30,000,000

Manny Machado

3rd Base
$30,000,000
10

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$29,000,000
11

Yoenis Cespedes

Center Field
$27,500,000

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$27,500,000
13

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
$26,000,000
14

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$25,833,333
15

Bryce Harper

Center Field
$25,384,615
16

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
$25,000,000
20

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$24,000,000

Albert Pujols

1st Base
$24,000,000

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000
23

Jose Altuve

2nd Base
$23,357,143
24

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$23,333,333
25

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$23,000,000

Josh Donaldson

3rd Base
$23,000,000

Chris Davis

1st Base
$23,000,000
28

Joey Votto

1st Base
$22,500,000
29

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,142,857
30

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
$22,000,000
32

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$21,857,143
33

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,666,667
34

Justin Upton

Left Field
$21,200,000
35

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$21,000,000
37

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$20,625,000
38

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
$20,000,000

Alex Bregman

3rd Base
$20,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$20,000,000

Mookie Betts

Right Field
$20,000,000

Xander Bogaerts

Shortstop
$20,000,000

Carlos Santana

Designated Hitter
$20,000,000
44

Buster Posey

Catcher
$19,875,000
45

Matt Carpenter

1st Base
$19,500,000
46

Anthony Rendon

3rd Base
$18,800,000
47

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$18,571,429
48

Yasmani Grandal

Catcher
$18,250,000
49

Charlie Blackmon

Right Field
$18,000,000

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$18,000,000

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$18,000,000
53

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$17,900,000
54

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$17,333,333
55

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$17,200,000
56

Miles Mikolas

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000
59

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$16,875,000
60

Khris Davis

Designated Hitter
$16,750,000
61

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$16,666,667

Andrew McCutchen

Right Field
$16,666,667

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
$16,666,667
64

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$16,500,000
65

Russell Martin

Catcher
$16,400,000
66

Jose Abreu

Designated Hitter
$16,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$16,000,000

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Michael Brantley

Left Field
$16,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$16,000,000
74

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$15,500,000
75

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000
77

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$14,560,000
78

Yusei Kikuchi

Starting Pitcher
$14,333,333
79

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$14,300,000
80

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$14,285,714
81

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,250,000
82

Ben Zobrist

2nd Base
$14,000,000

Ian Desmond

Center Field
$14,000,000

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$14,000,000

Ian Kennedy

Relief Pitcher
$14,000,000
86

Kyle Hendricks

Starting Pitcher
$13,875,000
87

Wil Myers

Left Field
$13,833,333
88

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$13,750,000
89

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000
90

Martin Prado

1st Base
$13,333,333
91

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$13,000,000

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$13,000,000

Zack Britton

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000
96

Kris Bryant

3rd Base
$12,900,000
97

Tyler Chatwood

Relief Pitcher
$12,666,667

Zack Cozart

3rd Base
$12,666,667
99

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$12,500,000

Ronald Acuna

Left Field
$12,500,000