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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 Cash Rankings

Player cash
1

Mike Trout

Center Field
$36,000,000

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
$36,000,000
3

Nolan Arenado

3rd Base
$35,000,000
4

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$33,000,000
5

Manny Machado

3rd Base
$30,000,000

Miguel Cabrera

Designated Hitter
$30,000,000
7

Anthony Rendon

3rd Base
$29,500,000
8

Albert Pujols

1st Base
$29,000,000
9

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$27,500,000
10

Mookie Betts

Right Field
$27,000,000
11

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
$26,000,000

Jose Altuve

2nd Base
$26,000,000

Bryce Harper

Right Field
$26,000,000

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
$26,000,000
15

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Joey Votto

1st Base
$25,000,000
17

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
$23,750,000
18

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$23,571,429
19

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$23,333,334
20

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$23,000,000
21

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$22,000,000
24

Zack Wheeler

Starting Pitcher
$21,500,000
25

Buster Posey

Catcher
$21,400,000
26

Justin Upton

Left Field
$21,000,000

Charlie Blackmon

Right Field
$21,000,000

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$21,000,000

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$21,000,000

George Springer

Center Field
$21,000,000

Josh Donaldson

3rd Base
$21,000,000
32

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$20,250,000
33

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Xander Bogaerts

Shortstop
$20,000,000

Wil Myers

Left Field
$20,000,000

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$20,000,000

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$20,000,000
40

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$19,500,000
41

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$19,000,000

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$19,000,000

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$19,000,000
44

Kris Bryant

3rd Base
$18,600,000
45

Matt Carpenter

3rd Base
$18,500,000
46

Yasmani Grandal

Catcher
$18,250,000
47

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$18,000,000

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$18,000,000

Marcell Ozuna

Left Field
$18,000,000
51

Jake Odorizzi

Starting Pitcher
$17,800,000
52

Carlos Santana

1st Base
$17,500,000

Francisco Lindor

Shortstop
$17,500,000

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$17,500,000

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$17,500,000
56

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$17,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$17,000,000

Andrew McCutchen

Left Field
$17,000,000

Chris Davis

1st Base
$17,000,000
62

Khris Davis

Designated Hitter
$16,750,000
63

Anthony Rizzo

1st Base
$16,500,000

Dexter Fowler

Right Field
$16,500,000
65

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
$16,000,000

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$16,000,000

Jose Abreu

1st Base
$16,000,000

Ryan Braun

1st Base
$16,000,000

Nick Castellanos

Right Field
$16,000,000
72

Miles Mikolas

Starting Pitcher
$15,750,000
73

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$15,250,000
74

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Ian Desmond

Center Field
$15,000,000

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$15,000,000

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$15,000,000

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$15,000,000

Michael Brantley

Left Field
$15,000,000

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000
83

Jean Segura

2nd Base
$14,250,000
84

Yusei Kikuchi

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$14,000,000

Didi Gregorius

Shortstop
$14,000,000
87

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$13,666,667
88

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
$13,500,000
89

Zack Britton

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

Tyler Chatwood

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$13,000,000

Marcus Semien

Shortstop
$13,000,000

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$13,000,000

Will Smith

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000

Salvador Perez

Catcher
$13,000,000
96

James Paxton

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000

Christian Yelich

Left Field
$12,500,000
98

Marcus Stroman

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000

A.J. Pollock

Left Field
$12,000,000

D.J. LeMahieu

2nd Base
$12,000,000