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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

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000

David Price

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

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
$26,000,000
13

Joey Votto

1st Base
$25,000,000

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
16

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000
17

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
$23,750,000
18

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$23,000,000

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

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$21,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$21,000,000

Charlie Blackmon

Center Field
$21,000,000

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
30

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$20,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$20,000,000

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$20,000,000

Russell Martin

Catcher
$20,000,000

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
$20,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$20,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000
39

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$19,000,000
40

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$18,000,000

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Justin Upton

Left Field
$18,000,000

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
$18,000,000

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$18,000,000

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$18,000,000

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$18,000,000
48

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$17,900,000
49

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Carlos Santana

1st Base
$17,000,000

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Chris Davis

1st Base
$17,000,000

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000
54

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$16,500,000
55

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$16,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000
57

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$15,500,000
58

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$15,250,000
59

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$15,000,000

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$15,000,000

David Wright

3rd Base
$15,000,000

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$15,000,000

Ian Desmond

Left Field
$15,000,000

Martin Prado

3rd Base
$15,000,000

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$15,000,000

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000
68

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$14,500,000

Jason Kipnis

2nd Base
$14,500,000

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$14,500,000

Matt Carpenter

1st Base
$14,500,000

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
$14,500,000
73

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$14,250,000
74

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$14,000,000

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
76

Mark Trumbo

Designated Hitter
$13,500,000
77

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$13,000,000

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
$13,000,000

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$13,000,000

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
$13,000,000

Jedd Gyorko

3rd Base
$13,000,000
82

Zack Cozart

Shortstop
$12,666,666
83

Tyler Chatwood

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
85

Ben Zobrist

2nd Base
$12,000,000

George Springer

Center Field
$12,000,000

Kendrys Morales

Designated Hitter
$12,000,000

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
89

Francisco Cervelli

Catcher
$11,500,000

Carlos Martinez

Starting Pitcher
$11,500,000
91

Anthony Rizzo

1st Base
$11,000,000

Julio Teheran

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000

Starlin Castro

2nd Base
$11,000,000
94

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
$10,500,000

Kole Calhoun

Right Field
$10,500,000
96

Starling Marte

Center Field
$10,000,000

Yulieski Gurriel

1st Base
$10,000,000

Salvador Perez

Catcher
$10,000,000

Andrew McCutchen

Right Field
$10,000,000
100

Christian Yelich

Left Field
$9,750,000