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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.

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2019 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

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$210,000,000
8

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$206,500,000
9

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$184,000,000
10

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$175,000,000

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$175,000,000
12

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$162,000,000
13

Chris Davis

1st Base
$161,000,000
14

Matt Kemp

Right Field
$160,000,000
15

Buster Posey

Catcher
$159,000,000
16

Troy Tulowitzki

Shortstop
$157,750,000
17

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$155,000,000

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$155,000,000
19

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$153,000,000
20

Jose Altuve

2nd Base
$151,000,000
21

Mike Trout

Center Field
$144,500,000
22

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$144,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$144,000,000
24

David Wright

3rd Base
$138,000,000
25

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$135,000,000
26

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$130,000,000

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$130,000,000
28

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$126,000,000
29

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$120,000,000
30

Yoenis Cespedes

Center Field
$110,000,000

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$110,000,000

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
$110,000,000

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$110,000,000
34

Justin Upton

Left Field
$106,000,000
35

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$105,000,000

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$105,000,000
37

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$100,000,000

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$100,000,000

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
$100,000,000
40

Charlie Blackmon

Center Field
$94,000,000
41

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$93,000,000
42

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$90,000,000
43

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$86,000,000
44

Wil Myers

Left Field
$83,000,000
45

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$82,500,000

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$82,500,000
47

Russell Martin

Catcher
$82,000,000
48

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$80,000,000

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$80,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Starting Pitcher
$80,000,000

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$80,000,000
52

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$75,000,000

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$75,000,000
54

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$72,800,000
55

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$72,000,000
56

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$70,000,000

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$70,000,000

Ian Desmond

Left Field
$70,000,000
59

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$68,500,000
60

Eugenio Suarez

3rd Base
$66,000,000
61

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$65,000,000
62

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$64,000,000
63

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$62,000,000
64

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$60,000,000

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
$60,000,000

Carlos Santana

1st Base
$60,000,000

Starlin Castro

2nd Base
$60,000,000
68

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
$58,000,000
69

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$57,000,000
70

Ben Zobrist

2nd Base
$56,000,000
71

Kevin Kiermaier

Center Field
$53,500,000
72

Salvador Perez

Catcher
$52,500,000

Jason Kipnis

2nd Base
$52,500,000
74

Matt Carpenter

1st Base
$52,000,000

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$52,000,000

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$52,000,000
77

Carlos Martinez

Starting Pitcher
$51,000,000
78

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
$50,000,000
79

Christian Yelich

Left Field
$49,570,000
80

Rougned Odor

2nd Base
$49,500,000
81

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$48,000,000

Brandon McCarthy

Starting Pitcher
$48,000,000
83

Yulieski Gurriel

1st Base
$47,500,000
84

Anthony Rizzo

1st Base
$41,000,000
85

Martin Prado

3rd Base
$40,000,000
86

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$39,000,000
87

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$38,500,000
88

Zack Cozart

Shortstop
$38,000,000

Tyler Chatwood

Starting Pitcher
$38,000,000
90

Mark Trumbo

Designated Hitter
$37,500,000
91

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$35,000,000

Gregory Polanco

Right Field
$35,000,000
93

Stephen Piscotty

Right Field
$33,500,000
94

Kendrys Morales

Designated Hitter
$33,000,000
95

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$32,500,000
96

Julio Teheran

Starting Pitcher
$32,400,000
97

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
$32,000,000
98

Jedd Gyorko

3rd Base
$31,000,000

Darren O'Day

Relief Pitcher
$31,000,000

Francisco Cervelli

Catcher
$31,000,000