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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 Base Rankings

Player base
1

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$35,000,000
2

Mike Trout

Center Field
$33,250,000
3

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$31,500,000
4

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000
6

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$30,262,705
7

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$30,000,000
8

Yoenis Cespedes

Center Field
$29,000,000
9

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000

Albert Pujols

Designated Hitter
$28,000,000
11

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$27,000,000
12

Nolan Arenado

3rd Base
$26,000,000

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
$26,000,000
14

Joey Votto

1st Base
$25,000,000

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Jordan Zimmermann

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

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$22,500,000
21

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
22

Matt Kemp

Right Field
$21,500,000
23

Buster Posey

Catcher
$21,400,000
24

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$21,142,857
25

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$21,000,000

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000

Charlie Blackmon

Center Field
$21,000,000

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$21,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
30

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
$20,000,000

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$20,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$20,000,000

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$20,000,000

Mookie Betts

Right Field
$20,000,000

Russell Martin

Catcher
$20,000,000

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$20,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000
40

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$19,000,000
41

Anthony Rendon

3rd Base
$18,800,000
42

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$18,000,000

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
$18,000,000

Justin Upton

Left Field
$18,000,000

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$18,000,000

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$18,000,000

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$18,000,000

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000
50

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$17,900,000
51

Chris Davis

1st Base
$17,000,000

Carlos Santana

1st Base
$17,000,000

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000
57

Khris Davis

Designated Hitter
$16,500,000

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$16,500,000
59

Jose Abreu

1st Base
$16,000,000

Yasmani Grandal

Catcher
$16,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$16,000,000
63

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$15,500,000
64

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$15,250,000
65

Michael Brantley

Left Field
$15,000,000

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$15,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$15,000,000

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Ian Desmond

Center Field
$15,000,000

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$15,000,000

Martin Prado

1st Base
$15,000,000

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$15,000,000
75

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$14,500,000

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
$14,500,000

Matt Carpenter

1st Base
$14,500,000

Jason Kipnis

2nd Base
$14,500,000

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$14,500,000
80

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$14,250,000
81

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$14,000,000

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$14,000,000
84

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000

Mark Trumbo

Designated Hitter
$13,500,000
86

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$13,000,000

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$13,000,000

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
$13,000,000

Jedd Gyorko

3rd Base
$13,000,000

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
$13,000,000

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Zack Britton

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000
93

Kris Bryant

3rd Base
$12,900,000
94

Zack Cozart

Shortstop
$12,666,666
95

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Tyler Chatwood

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
97

Marcell Ozuna

Left Field
$12,250,000
98

Kendrys Morales

Designated Hitter
$12,000,000

George Springer

Center Field
$12,000,000

Xander Bogaerts

Shortstop
$12,000,000