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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
$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 16 $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 17 $227,955,276
6

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
2002: R1, #17
$203,443,666 16 $203,443,666
7

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$200,688,128 16 $200,688,128
8

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
2002: R2, #57
$190,261,056 15 $190,261,056
9

David Price

Starting Pitcher
2007: R1, #1
$184,042,498 13 $184,042,498
10

Matt Kemp

Left Field
2003: R6, #181
$176,356,370 15 $176,356,370
11

Joey Votto

1st Base
2002: R2, #44
$168,193,759 16 $168,193,759
12

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
2000: R1, #29
$149,565,963 18 $149,565,963
13

Justin Upton

Left Field
2005: R1, #1
$144,562,778 15 $144,562,778
14

Yadier Molina

Catcher
2000: R4, #113
$144,373,380 17 $144,373,380
15

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
2005: R1, #4
$139,892,000 15 $139,892,000
16

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$139,582,678 15 $139,582,678
17

Mike Trout

Center Field
2009: R1, #27
$130,790,125 11 $130,790,125
18

Yoenis Cespedes

Left Field
0: Undrafted
$130,143,503 9 $130,143,503
19

Buster Posey

Catcher
2008: R1, #5
$129,415,000 11 $129,415,000
20

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$127,290,778 14 $127,290,778
21

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
2006: R1, #11
$124,475,000 15 $124,475,000
22

Alex Gordon

Outfielders
2005: R1, #2
$121,149,481 15 $121,149,481
23

Nick Markakis

Right Field
2003: R1, #7
$120,763,481 16 $120,763,481
24

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$116,227,782 11 $116,227,782
25

Pablo Sandoval

3rd Base
0: Undrafted
$115,985,140 12 $115,985,140
26

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$112,305,991 9 $112,305,991
27

Jason Heyward

Right Field
2007: R1, #14
$105,889,278 12 $105,889,278
28

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
2009: R1, #1
$105,505,158 12 $105,505,158
29

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$105,257,784 17 $105,257,784
30

Chris Davis

1st Base
2006: R5, #148
$101,931,522 13 $101,931,522
31

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
2007: R2, #78
$101,667,421 12 $101,667,421
32

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
2007: R2, #76
$99,487,630 12 $99,487,630
33

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
0: Undrafted
$98,826,156 13 $98,826,156
34

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
2006: R1, #3
$97,852,890 14 $97,852,890
35

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
2007: R5, #159
$95,698,352 12 $95,698,352
36

Bryce Harper

Right Field
2010: R1, #1
$91,979,629 10 $91,979,629
37

Dexter Fowler

Right Field
2004: R14, #410
$90,476,370 13 $90,476,370
38

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
2008: R1, #3
$89,752,157 11 $89,752,157
39

Josh Donaldson

3rd Base
2007: R1, #48
$88,555,667 12 $88,555,667
40

Andrew McCutchen

Right Field
2005: R1, #11
$85,096,292 13 $85,096,292
41

Jose Abreu

1st Base
0: Undrafted
$83,044,074 7 $83,044,074
42

Manny Machado

3rd Base
2010: R1, #3
$80,560,896 10 $80,560,896
43

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
2004: R3, #92
$79,785,296 15 $79,785,296
44

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
2009: R20, #611
$79,721,096 11 $79,721,096
45

Brett Gardner

Left Field
2005: R3, #109
$78,358,962 14 $78,358,962
46

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
2004: R3, #75
$76,751,196 13 $76,751,196
47

Ian Desmond

Center Field
2004: R3, #84
$76,484,000 12 $76,484,000
48

Nolan Arenado

3rd Base
2009: R2, #59
$75,113,340 9 $75,113,340
49

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
2006: R9, #284
$75,111,776 13 $75,111,776
50

Carlos Santana

1st Base
0: Undrafted
$73,156,462 12 $73,156,462
51

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
2008: R3, #96
$72,530,926 12 $72,530,926
52

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$72,460,667 10 $72,460,667
53

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
2009: R3, #82
$72,422,337 11 $72,422,337
54

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
2010: R1, #13
$69,195,275 11 $69,195,275
55

Andrew Miller

Relief Pitcher
2006: R1, #6
$66,004,603 15 $66,004,603
56

Oliver Perez

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$65,872,534 18 $65,872,534
57

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
2002: R3, #95
$65,434,056 13 $65,434,056
58

Joakim Soria

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$64,704,647 14 $64,704,647
59

Asdrubal Cabrera

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$64,665,258 13 $64,665,258
60

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
2002: R4, #112
$64,057,809 16 $64,057,809
61

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
2007: R1, #10
$63,782,222 12 $63,782,222
62

Anthony Rendon

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

Starlin Castro

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$63,601,694 12 $63,601,694
64

Justin Turner

3rd Base
2006: R7, #204
$62,596,793 12 $62,596,793
65

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$61,382,407 8 $61,382,407
66

Brandon Belt

1st Base
2009: R5, #147
$61,052,425 11 $61,052,425
67

Michael Brantley

Left Field
2005: R7, #205
$60,550,356 12 $60,550,356
68

Brett Anderson

Starting Pitcher
2006: R2, #55
$60,418,051 13 $60,418,051
69

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
2009: R7, #221
$59,584,347 10 $59,584,347
70

Josh Reddick

Right Field
2006: R17, #523
$59,142,315 12 $59,142,315
71

Matt Carpenter

3rd Base
2009: R13, #399
$58,310,852 11 $58,310,852
72

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
2009: R8, #246
$58,139,148 11 $58,139,148
73

Jose Altuve

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$57,196,404 11 $57,196,404
74

Matt Wieters

Catcher
2007: R1, #5
$57,174,958 12 $57,174,958
75

Charlie Blackmon

Right Field
2008: R2, #72
$56,323,715 11 $56,323,715
76

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
2008: R4, #117
$56,090,555 11 $56,090,555
77

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
2004: R17, #496
$54,830,580 10 $54,830,580
78

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
2008: R1, #39
$53,585,704 11 $53,585,704
79

Zack Britton

Relief Pitcher
2006: R3, #85
$52,572,260 9 $52,572,260
80

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
2007: R7, #134
$51,635,150 11 $51,635,150
81

Trevor Cahill

Relief Pitcher
2006: R2, #66
$49,202,256 13 $49,202,256
82

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
2010: R2, #70
$48,920,066 10 $48,920,066
83

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
2007: R3, #96
$48,805,782 11 $48,805,782
84

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
2011: R1, #1
$48,222,046 9 $48,222,046
85

Edinson Volquez

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$47,122,370 8 $47,122,370
86

Gerardo Parra

Right Field
0: Undrafted
$46,998,868 12 $46,998,868
87

Todd Frazier

3rd Base
2007: R1, #34
$46,642,796 11 $46,642,796
88

Yasmani Grandal

Catcher
2010: R1, #12
$46,574,259 11 $46,574,259
89

Greg Holland

Relief Pitcher
2007: R10, #306
$46,186,800 10 $46,186,800
90

Mike Moustakas

3rd Base
2007: R1, #2
$46,169,194 11 $46,169,194
91

Anthony Rizzo

1st Base
2007: R6, #204
$46,065,422 11 $46,065,422
92

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
2008: R4, #127
$44,527,737 11 $44,527,737
93

Darren O'Day

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$43,827,033 14 $43,827,033
94

Mookie Betts

Right Field
2011: R5, #172
$43,634,598 8 $43,634,598
95

Jean Segura

Shortstop
0: Undrafted
$43,537,777 10 $43,537,777
96

Mike Minor

Starting Pitcher
2009: R1, #7
$43,414,609 12 $43,414,609
97

Jason Castro

Catcher
2008: R43, #1303
$43,157,433 12 $43,157,433
98

Yulieski Gurriel

1st Base
0: Undrafted
$42,509,557 5 $42,509,557
99

Joe Smith

Relief Pitcher
2003: R3, #94
$41,563,000 14 $41,563,000
100

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$41,289,259 10 $41,289,259