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MLB Player Earnings MLB Player Earnings

Listing the top earnings for all active MLB players.

Player Earnings
Total
Seasons Earnings
Total
1

Albert Pujols

Designated Hitter
1999: R13, #402
$309,210,741 21 $309,210,741
2

Miguel Cabrera

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$291,023,111 18 $291,023,111
3

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
2004: R1, #2
$241,588,222 19 $241,588,222
4

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
2006: R1, #7
$228,009,307 14 $228,009,307
5

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
2002: R1, #6
$227,955,276 19 $227,955,276
6

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$221,334,994 15 $221,334,994
7

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
2002: R1, #17
$203,443,666 19 $203,443,666
8

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$200,688,128 18 $200,688,128
9

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
2002: R2, #57
$190,261,056 17 $190,261,056
10

David Price

Starting Pitcher
2007: R1, #1
$184,042,498 15 $184,042,498
11

Matt Kemp

Left Field
2003: R6, #181
$176,356,370 23 $176,356,370
12

Joey Votto

1st Base
2002: R2, #44
$168,193,759 16 $168,193,759
13

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
2000: R1, #29
$149,565,963 18 $149,565,963
14

Justin Upton

Left Field
2005: R1, #1
$144,562,778 16 $144,562,778
15

Yadier Molina

Catcher
2000: R4, #113
$144,373,380 17 $144,373,380
16

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$140,518,519 7 $140,518,519
17

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
2005: R1, #4
$139,892,000 16 $139,892,000
18

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$139,582,678 16 $139,582,678
19

Mike Trout

Center Field
2009: R1, #27
$130,790,125 11 $130,790,125
20

Yoenis Cespedes

Left Field
0: Undrafted
$130,143,503 11 $130,143,503
21

Buster Posey

Catcher
2008: R1, #5
$129,015,000 10 $129,015,000
22

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
2007: R2, #67
$127,620,259 13 $127,620,259
23

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$127,290,778 15 $127,290,778
24

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
2006: R1, #11
$124,475,000 15 $124,475,000
25

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
2007: R1, #27
$124,224,704 14 $124,224,704
26

Alex Gordon

Outfielders
2005: R1, #2
$121,149,481 16 $121,149,481
27

Nick Markakis

Right Field
2003: R1, #7
$120,763,481 18 $120,763,481
28

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$116,227,782 12 $116,227,782
29

Pablo Sandoval

3rd Base
0: Undrafted
$115,985,140 17 $115,985,140
30

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$112,305,991 10 $112,305,991
31

Mookie Betts

Right Field
2011: R5, #172
$108,634,598 8 $108,634,598
32

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
2004: R2, #65
$108,053,721 16 $108,053,721
33

Jason Heyward

Right Field
2007: R1, #14
$105,889,278 12 $105,889,278
34

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
2009: R1, #1
$105,505,158 13 $105,505,158
35

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$105,257,784 17 $105,257,784
36

Chris Davis

1st Base
2006: R5, #148
$101,931,522 14 $101,931,522
37

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
2007: R2, #78
$101,667,421 12 $101,667,421
38

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
2007: R2, #76
$99,487,630 12 $99,487,630
39

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
0: Undrafted
$98,826,156 13 $98,826,156
40

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
2006: R1, #3
$97,852,890 18 $97,852,890
41

Jay Bruce

Right Field
2005: R1, #12
$97,362,313 18 $97,362,313
42

Bryce Harper

Right Field
2010: R1, #1
$91,979,629 10 $91,979,629
43

Dexter Fowler

Right Field
2004: R14, #410
$90,476,370 13 $90,476,370
44

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
2008: R1, #3
$89,752,157 11 $89,752,157
45

Josh Donaldson

3rd Base
2007: R1, #48
$88,555,667 13 $88,555,667
46

Andrew McCutchen

Right Field
2005: R1, #11
$85,096,292 15 $85,096,292
47

Jose Abreu

1st Base
0: Undrafted
$83,044,074 7 $83,044,074
48

Manny Machado

3rd Base
2010: R1, #3
$80,560,896 11 $80,560,896
49

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
2004: R3, #92
$79,785,296 17 $79,785,296
50

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
2009: R20, #611
$79,721,096 12 $79,721,096
51

Ian Desmond

Center Field
2004: R3, #84
$76,484,000 12 $76,484,000
52

Nolan Arenado

3rd Base
2009: R2, #59
$75,113,340 9 $75,113,340
53

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
2006: R9, #284
$75,111,776 15 $75,111,776
54

Daniel Murphy

1st Base
2006: R13, #394
$74,892,159 15 $74,892,159
55

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
2008: R3, #96
$72,530,926 12 $72,530,926
56

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$72,460,667 10 $72,460,667
57

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
2009: R3, #82
$72,422,337 11 $72,422,337
58

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
2010: R1, #13
$69,195,275 12 $69,195,275
59

Ian Kennedy

Relief Pitcher
2006: R1, #21
$67,724,811 14 $67,724,811
60

Andrew Miller

Relief Pitcher
2006: R1, #6
$66,004,603 17 $66,004,603
61

Oliver Perez

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$65,872,534 19 $65,872,534
62

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
2002: R3, #95
$65,434,056 14 $65,434,056
63

Joakim Soria

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$64,704,647 20 $64,704,647
64

Asdrubal Cabrera

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$64,665,258 16 $64,665,258
65

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
2002: R4, #112
$64,057,809 19 $64,057,809
66

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
2007: R1, #10
$63,782,222 12 $63,782,222
67

Anthony Rendon

3rd Base
2011: R1, #6
$63,744,444 10 $63,744,444
68

Starlin Castro

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$63,601,694 13 $63,601,694
69

Justin Turner

3rd Base
2006: R7, #204
$62,596,793 12 $62,596,793
70

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$61,382,407 8 $61,382,407
71

Brandon Belt

1st Base
2009: R5, #147
$61,052,425 11 $61,052,425
72

Michael Brantley

Left Field
2005: R7, #205
$60,550,356 12 $60,550,356
73

Brett Anderson

Starting Pitcher
2006: R2, #55
$60,418,051 16 $60,418,051
74

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
2009: R7, #221
$59,584,347 10 $59,584,347
75

Josh Reddick

Right Field
2006: R17, #523
$59,142,315 13 $59,142,315
76

Matt Carpenter

3rd Base
2009: R13, #399
$58,310,852 11 $58,310,852
77

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
2009: R8, #246
$58,139,148 11 $58,139,148
78

Jose Altuve

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$57,196,404 11 $57,196,404
79

Matt Wieters

Catcher
2007: R1, #5
$57,174,958 12 $57,174,958
80

Charlie Blackmon

Right Field
2008: R2, #72
$56,323,715 11 $56,323,715
81

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
2008: R4, #117
$56,090,555 11 $56,090,555
82

Jason Kipnis

2nd Base
2009: R2, #63
$54,850,870 12 $54,850,870
83

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
2004: R17, #496
$54,830,580 10 $54,830,580
84

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
2008: R1, #39
$53,585,704 12 $53,585,704
85

Jed Lowrie

2nd Base
2005: R1, #45
$53,571,333 14 $53,571,333
86

Zack Britton

Relief Pitcher
2006: R3, #85
$52,572,260 10 $52,572,260
87

Trevor Cahill

Relief Pitcher
2006: R2, #66
$49,202,256 17 $49,202,256
88

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
2010: R2, #70
$48,920,066 10 $48,920,066
89

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
2007: R3, #96
$48,805,782 11 $48,805,782
90

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
2011: R1, #1
$48,222,046 9 $48,222,046
91

Edinson Volquez

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$47,122,370 9 $47,122,370
92

Yasmani Grandal

Catcher
2010: R1, #12
$46,574,259 12 $46,574,259
93

Greg Holland

Relief Pitcher
2007: R10, #306
$46,186,800 11 $46,186,800
94

Mike Moustakas

3rd Base
2007: R1, #2
$46,169,194 14 $46,169,194
95

Anthony Rizzo

1st Base
2007: R6, #204
$46,065,422 11 $46,065,422
96

Derek Holland

Relief Pitcher
2006: R25, #748
$45,066,610 16 $45,066,610
97

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
2008: R4, #127
$44,527,737 12 $44,527,737
98

Jean Segura

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$43,537,777 11 $43,537,777
99

Mike Minor

Starting Pitcher
2009: R1, #7
$43,414,609 14 $43,414,609
100

Jason Castro

Catcher
2008: R43, #1303
$43,157,433 13 $43,157,433