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MLB Career Earnings

MLB Player Earnings MLB Player Earnings

Listing the top earnings for all active MLB players.

Player Total
Earnings
Seasons Earnings
Total
1

Albert Pujols

Designated Hitter
1999: R13, #402
$339,210,741 22 $339,210,741
2

Miguel Cabrera

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$321,023,111 19 $321,023,111
3

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
2004: R1, #2
$274,588,222 17 $274,588,222
4

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
2002: R1, #6
$251,955,276 18 $251,955,276
5

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
2006: R1, #7
$251,342,641 15 $251,342,641
6

David Price

Starting Pitcher
2007: R1, #1
$216,042,498 14 $216,042,498
7

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$204,438,128 17 $204,438,128
8

Joey Votto

1st Base
2002: R2, #44
$193,193,759 17 $193,193,759
9

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
2002: R2, #57
$192,261,056 16 $192,261,056
10

Justin Upton

Left Field
2005: R1, #1
$167,562,778 16 $167,562,778
11

Mike Trout

Center Field
2009: R1, #27
$166,240,125 12 $166,240,125
12

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
2000: R1, #29
$157,565,963 19 $157,565,963
13

Yadier Molina

Catcher
2000: R4, #113
$153,373,380 18 $153,373,380
14

Buster Posey

Catcher
2008: R1, #5
$150,815,000 12 $150,815,000
15

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$149,290,778 15 $149,290,778
16

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
2005: R1, #4
$140,892,000 16 $140,892,000
17

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
2006: R1, #11
$139,475,000 16 $139,475,000
18

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
2009: R1, #1
$139,076,586 13 $139,076,586
19

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$134,305,991 10 $134,305,991
20

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$131,066,491 12 $131,066,491
21

Jason Heyward

Right Field
2007: R1, #14
$126,889,278 13 $126,889,278
22

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
2007: R2, #78
$123,667,421 13 $123,667,421
23

Chris Davis

1st Base
2006: R5, #148
$118,931,522 14 $118,931,522
24

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
2007: R2, #76
$118,487,630 13 $118,487,630
25

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$118,257,784 18 $118,257,784
26

Bryce Harper

Right Field
2010: R1, #1
$117,979,629 11 $117,979,629
27

Pablo Sandoval

3rd Base
0: Undrafted
$116,985,140 13 $116,985,140
28

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
2006: R1, #3
$116,352,890 15 $116,352,890
29

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
0: Undrafted
$113,626,156 14 $113,626,156
30

Manny Machado

3rd Base
2010: R1, #3
$110,560,896 11 $110,560,896
31

Nolan Arenado

3rd Base
2009: R2, #59
$110,113,340 10 $110,113,340
32

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
2008: R1, #3
$109,752,157 12 $109,752,157
33

Ervin Santana

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$109,651,027 17 $109,651,027
34

Josh Donaldson

3rd Base
2007: R1, #48
$109,555,667 13 $109,555,667
35

Dexter Fowler

Right Field
2004: R14, #410
$106,976,370 14 $106,976,370
36

Andrew McCutchen

Right Field
2005: R1, #11
$105,096,292 14 $105,096,292
37

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
2007: R5, #159
$99,698,352 13 $99,698,352
38

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
2009: R20, #611
$99,071,096 12 $99,071,096
39

Jose Abreu

1st Base
0: Undrafted
$99,044,074 8 $99,044,074
40

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$92,460,667 11 $92,460,667
41

Anthony Rendon

3rd Base
2011: R1, #6
$91,244,444 11 $91,244,444
42

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
2009: R3, #82
$90,422,337 12 $90,422,337
43

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
2010: R1, #13
$89,195,275 12 $89,195,275
44

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
2008: R3, #96
$88,530,926 13 $88,530,926
45

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
2004: R3, #92
$87,785,296 16 $87,785,296
46

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
2011: R1, #1
$84,222,046 10 $84,222,046
47

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
2009: R8, #246
$84,139,148 12 $84,139,148
48

Jose Altuve

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$83,196,404 12 $83,196,404
49

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
2007: R1, #10
$82,782,222 13 $82,782,222
50

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$81,382,407 9 $81,382,407
51

Brett Gardner

Left Field
2005: R3, #109
$81,208,962 15 $81,208,962
52

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
2002: R3, #95
$80,434,056 14 $80,434,056
53

Carlos Santana

1st Base
0: Undrafted
$80,156,462 13 $80,156,462
54

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
2004: R3, #75
$79,001,196 14 $79,001,196
55

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
2006: R9, #284
$78,111,776 14 $78,111,776
56

Andrew Miller

Relief Pitcher
2006: R1, #6
$78,004,603 16 $78,004,603
57

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
2011: R1, #3
$77,877,314 11 $77,877,314
58

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
2009: R7, #221
$77,584,347 11 $77,584,347
59

Charlie Blackmon

Right Field
2008: R2, #72
$77,323,715 12 $77,323,715
60

Brandon Belt

1st Base
2009: R5, #147
$77,052,425 12 $77,052,425
61

Matt Carpenter

3rd Base
2009: R13, #399
$76,810,852 12 $76,810,852
62

Michael Brantley

Left Field
2005: R7, #205
$76,550,356 13 $76,550,356
63

Ian Desmond

Center Field
2004: R3, #84
$76,484,000 12 $76,484,000
64

Justin Turner

3rd Base
2006: R7, #204
$72,596,793 13 $72,596,793
65

George Springer

Center Field
2011: R1, #11
$71,688,897 9 $71,688,897
66

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
2008: R4, #117
$71,090,555 12 $71,090,555
67

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
2004: R17, #496
$70,830,580 11 $70,830,580
68

Ian Kennedy

Relief Pitcher
2006: R1, #21
$69,874,811 14 $69,874,811
69

Starlin Castro

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$69,601,694 13 $69,601,694
70

Joakim Soria

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$68,204,647 15 $68,204,647
71

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
2002: R4, #112
$66,557,809 17 $66,557,809
72

Asdrubal Cabrera

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$66,415,258 14 $66,415,258
73

Zack Britton

Relief Pitcher
2006: R3, #85
$65,572,260 10 $65,572,260
74

Francisco Lindor

Shortstop
2011: R1, #8
$65,290,428 8 $65,290,428
75

Yasmani Grandal

Catcher
2010: R1, #12
$64,824,259 12 $64,824,259
76

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
2007: R3, #96
$64,305,782 12 $64,305,782
77

Brett Anderson

Starting Pitcher
2006: R2, #55
$62,918,051 14 $62,918,051
78

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
2007: R7, #134
$62,635,150 12 $62,635,150
79

Anthony Rizzo

1st Base
2007: R6, #204
$62,565,422 12 $62,565,422
80

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
2009: R2, #80
$62,475,037 11 $62,475,037
81

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
2008: R1, #39
$61,585,704 12 $61,585,704
82

Mike Moustakas

3rd Base
2007: R1, #2
$60,169,194 12 $60,169,194
83

Josh Reddick

Right Field
2006: R17, #523
$59,892,315 13 $59,892,315
84

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
2010: R2, #70
$59,420,066 11 $59,420,066
85

Kris Bryant

3rd Base
2013: R1, #2
$59,020,737 8 $59,020,737
86

Mookie Betts

Right Field
2011: R5, #172
$58,134,598 9 $58,134,598
87

Jean Segura

Shortstop
0: Undrafted
$57,787,777 11 $57,787,777
88

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
2008: R11, #337
$55,359,296 12 $55,359,296
89

Jed Lowrie

2nd Base
2005: R1, #45
$55,071,333 15 $55,071,333
90

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
2010: R9, #272
$54,159,998 9 $54,159,998
91

A.J. Pollock

Outfielders
2009: R1, #17
$53,841,944 11 $53,841,944
92

Wil Myers

Right Field
2009: R3, #91
$53,233,776 10 $53,233,776
93

Xander Bogaerts

Shortstop
0: Undrafted
$53,190,366 10 $53,190,366
94

Salvador Perez

Catcher
0: Undrafted
$52,043,815 12 $52,043,815
95

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
2006: R4, #109
$51,095,287 12 $51,095,287
96

Trevor Cahill

Relief Pitcher
2006: R2, #66
$50,702,256 14 $50,702,256
97

D.J. LeMahieu

2nd Base
2009: R2, #79
$50,531,774 12 $50,531,774
98

Mike Minor

Starting Pitcher
2009: R1, #7
$50,414,609 13 $50,414,609
99

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$49,607,003 14 $49,607,003
100

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$49,289,259 11 $49,289,259