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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

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$31,500,000
3

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000
5

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$30,262,705
6

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$30,000,000
7

Yoenis Cespedes

Center Field
$29,000,000
8

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000

Albert Pujols

1st Base
$28,000,000
10

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$27,000,000
11

Nolan Arenado

3rd Base
$26,000,000

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
$26,000,000
13

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Joey Votto

1st Base
$25,000,000
16

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000
17

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
$23,750,000
18

Josh Donaldson

3rd Base
$23,000,000
19

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$22,500,000
20

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
21

Buster Posey

Catcher
$21,400,000
22

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$21,210,000
23

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$21,142,857
24

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$21,000,000

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$21,000,000

Charlie Blackmon

Right Field
$21,000,000

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
29

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$20,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Relief Pitcher
$20,000,000

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$20,000,000

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
$20,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$20,000,000

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$20,000,000

Russell Martin

Catcher
$20,000,000

Mookie Betts

Right Field
$20,000,000
39

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$19,000,000
40

Anthony Rendon

3rd Base
$18,800,000
41

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$18,000,000

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$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
49

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$17,900,000
50

Carlos Santana

Designated Hitter
$17,000,000

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Chris Davis

1st Base
$17,000,000

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000
55

Ian Kennedy

Relief Pitcher
$16,500,000

Khris Davis

Designated Hitter
$16,500,000
57

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$16,000,000

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Jose Abreu

Designated Hitter
$16,000,000

Yasmani Grandal

Catcher
$16,000,000

Mike Trout

Center Field
$16,000,000
62

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$15,500,000
63

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$15,250,000
64

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Michael Brantley

Left Field
$15,000,000

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Martin Prado

1st Base
$15,000,000

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Ian Desmond

Center Field
$15,000,000

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$15,000,000

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$15,000,000

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$15,000,000

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000
74

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$14,500,000

Jason Kipnis

2nd Base
$14,500,000

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$14,500,000

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
$14,500,000

Matt Carpenter

1st Base
$14,500,000
79

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$14,250,000
80

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$14,000,000

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$14,000,000
83

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000

Mark Trumbo

Designated Hitter
$13,500,000
85

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$13,000,000

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$13,000,000

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
$13,000,000

Zack Britton

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
$13,000,000

Jedd Gyorko

3rd Base
$13,000,000
92

Kris Bryant

3rd Base
$12,900,000
93

Zack Cozart

3rd Base
$12,666,666
94

Tyler Chatwood

Relief Pitcher
$12,500,000

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
96

Marcell Ozuna

Left Field
$12,250,000
97

George Springer

Center Field
$12,000,000

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

Ben Zobrist

2nd Base
$12,000,000

D.J. LeMahieu

2nd Base
$12,000,000