MLB Salary Rankings MLB Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active MLB players.

2018 Contract Value Rankings

Player contract value
1

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
$325,000,000
2

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$248,000,000
3

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$240,000,000

Albert Pujols

Designated Hitter
$240,000,000
5

Joey Votto

1st Base
$225,000,000
6

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$217,000,000
7

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$215,000,000
8

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$210,000,000
9

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$206,500,000
10

Joe Mauer

1st Base
$184,000,000

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$184,000,000
12

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$175,000,000

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$175,000,000
14

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$162,000,000
15

Chris Davis

1st Base
$161,000,000
16

Matt Kemp

Right Field
$160,000,000
17

Buster Posey

Catcher
$159,000,000
18

Troy Tulowitzki

Shortstop
$157,750,000
19

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$155,000,000

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$155,000,000
21

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$153,000,000
22

Jose Altuve

2nd Base
$151,000,000
23

Mike Trout

Center Field
$144,500,000
24

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$144,000,000

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$144,000,000
26

David Wright

3rd Base
$138,000,000
27

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$135,000,000
28

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$130,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$130,000,000
30

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$126,000,000
31

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$120,000,000
32

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
$110,000,000

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$110,000,000

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$110,000,000

Yoenis Cespedes

Center Field
$110,000,000
36

Justin Upton

Left Field
$106,000,000
37

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$105,000,000

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$105,000,000
39

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$100,000,000

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
$100,000,000

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$100,000,000
42

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
$97,500,000
43

Charlie Blackmon

Center Field
$94,000,000
44

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$90,000,000

Hunter Pence

Right Field
$90,000,000
46

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$86,000,000
47

Adam Jones

Center Field
$85,500,000
48

Brian McCann

Catcher
$85,000,000
49

Wil Myers

Left Field
$83,000,000
50

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$82,500,000

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$82,500,000
52

Russell Martin

Catcher
$82,000,000
53

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$80,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Starting Pitcher
$80,000,000

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$80,000,000

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$80,000,000
57

Ian Kinsler

2nd Base
$75,000,000

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$75,000,000

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
$75,000,000

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$75,000,000
61

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$72,800,000
62

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$72,000,000
63

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$70,000,000

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$70,000,000

Ian Desmond

1st Base
$70,000,000
66

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$68,500,000
67

Victor Martinez

Designated Hitter
$68,000,000
68

Eugenio Suarez

3rd Base
$66,000,000
69

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$65,000,000
70

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$64,000,000
71

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$62,000,000
72

Starlin Castro

2nd Base
$60,000,000

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
$60,000,000

Carlos Santana

1st Base
$60,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$60,000,000
76

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
$58,000,000
77

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$57,000,000

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$57,000,000
79

Ben Zobrist

2nd Base
$56,000,000
80

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
$55,000,000
81

Kevin Kiermaier

Center Field
$53,500,000
82

Salvador Perez

Catcher
$52,500,000

Jason Kipnis

2nd Base
$52,500,000
84

Matt Carpenter

1st Base
$52,000,000

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$52,000,000

Brett Gardner

Left Field
$52,000,000

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$52,000,000
88

Andrew McCutchen

Right Field
$51,500,000
89

Carlos Martinez

Starting Pitcher
$51,000,000
90

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
$50,000,000
91

Christian Yelich

Left Field
$49,570,000
92

Rougned Odor

2nd Base
$49,500,000
93

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$48,000,000

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$48,000,000
95

Yulieski Gurriel

1st Base
$47,500,000
96

David Robertson

Relief Pitcher
$46,000,000
97

Nick Markakis

Right Field
$44,000,000
98

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
$42,000,000

Gio Gonzalez

Starting Pitcher
$42,000,000

Yasiel Puig

Right Field
$42,000,000