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MLB Player Earnings MLB Player Earnings

Listing the top earnings for all active MLB players.

Player Seasons Earnings
Total
1

Alex Rodriguez

Shortstop
1993: R1, #1
36 $450,159,552
2

Albert Pujols

Designated Hitter
1999: R13, #402
20 $298,470,000
3

Miguel Cabrera

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
17 $279,912,000
4

Derek Jeter

Shortstop
1992: R1, #6
20 $266,230,000
5

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
1998: R1, #20
18 $264,785,714
6

Carlos Beltran

Designated Hitter
1995: R2, #49
29 $248,874,995
7

Manny Ramirez

Left Field
1991: R1, #13
33 $230,148,188
8

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
2004: R1, #2
18 $229,366,000
9

Joe Mauer

1st Base
2001: R1, #1
15 $223,275,000
10

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
15 $221,334,994
11

Adrian Beltre

3rd Base
0: Undrafted
22 $220,080,500
12

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
2006: R1, #7
13 $219,367,332
13

Mark Teixeira

1st Base
2001: R1, #5
15 $217,650,000
14

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
2002: R1, #6
17 $217,177,499
15

Prince Fielder

Designated Hitter
2002: R1, #7
20 $200,880,500
16

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
2002: R1, #17
18 $196,776,999
17

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
16 $191,799,240
19

Ryan Howard

1st Base
2001: R5, #140
13 $190,585,000
20

David Price

Starting Pitcher
2007: R1, #1
15 $184,042,498
21

David Wright

3rd Base
2001: R1, #38
16 $182,106,500
23

Adrian Gonzalez

1st Base
2000: R1, #1
22 $179,780,643
24

Carl Crawford

Left Field
1999: R2, #52
21 $179,105,000
25

Matt Kemp

Left Field
2003: R6, #181
22 $175,986,000
26

Ryan Braun

1st Base
2005: R1, #5
14 $174,817,500
28

Torii Hunter

Right Field
0: Undrafted
14 $172,250,000
29

Ichiro Suzuki

Left Field
0: Undrafted
20 $168,958,064
31

Alfonso Soriano

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
19 $166,950,000
33

Matt Holliday

Outfielders
1998: R7, #210
18 $163,647,770
34

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
2002: R2, #57
15 $162,205,500
35

David Ortiz

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
16 $160,197,500
37

Hanley Ramirez

1st Base
0: Undrafted
16 $159,411,648
38

Joey Votto

1st Base
2002: R2, #44
15 $158,934,500
39

Ken Griffey Jr.

Right Field
1987: R1, #1
36 $154,444,250
41

John Lackey

Starting Pitcher
1999: R2, #68
17 $153,992,500
42

Troy Tulowitzki

Shortstop
2005: R1, #7
16 $149,930,984
44

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
2005: R1, #23
14 $149,539,142
45

Barry Zito

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
15 $147,598,823
46

Mike Mussina

Starting Pitcher
1994: R1, #20
19 $147,017,167
48

Aramis Ramirez

3rd Base
0: Undrafted
17 $146,700,000
49

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
2000: R1, #29
17 $146,603,000
50

A.J. Burnett

Starting Pitcher
1995: R8, #217
16 $146,117,500
51

Matt Cain

Relief Pitcher
2002: R1, #25
14 $146,052,998
52

Cliff Lee

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
15 $143,699,100
54

Carlos Delgado

1st Base
0: Undrafted
19 $142,843,410
56

Victor Martinez

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
15 $141,764,500
57

Jayson Werth

Left Field
1997: R1, #22
17 $140,745,000
58

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
2005: R1, #4
16 $139,892,000
59

Jason Giambi

Designated Hitter
1992: R2, #0
21 $139,549,000
61

Jose Reyes

Shortstop
0: Undrafted
21 $137,866,423
62

Yadier Molina

Catcher
2000: R4, #113
16 $136,965,973
64

Mark Buehrle

Starting Pitcher
1998: R38, #1139
17 $136,795,000
65

Justin Upton

Left Field
2005: R1, #1
15 $136,785,000
66

John Smoltz

Starting Pitcher
1985: R22, #574
23 $135,560,677
68

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
6 $132,000,000
69

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
15 $131,804,900
70

Chase Utley

2nd Base
2000: R1, #15
19 $131,658,257
71

Jake Peavy

Relief Pitcher
1999: R15, #0
21 $131,605,000
72

Kevin Brown

Starting Pitcher
1986: R1, #4
17 $130,685,000
74

Yoenis Cespedes

Left Field
0: Undrafted
10 $129,811,828
76

Paul Konerko

1st Base
1994: R1, #13
17 $129,790,000
77

Brian McCann

Catcher
2002: R2, #64
18 $129,699,500
78

Buster Posey

Catcher
2008: R1, #5
10 $129,015,000
79

Hunter Pence

Right Field
2004: R2, #64
14 $128,440,000
80

Josh Beckett

Starting Pitcher
1999: R1, #2
16 $124,528,125
82

Russell Martin

Catcher
2002: R17, #511
16 $120,752,500
84

Tim Hudson

Starting Pitcher
1997: R6, #185
17 $120,725,000
85

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
2007: R1, #27
13 $120,521,000
86

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
2000: R9, #274
19 $120,161,668
87

Alex Gordon

Outfielders
2005: R1, #2
15 $119,668,000
88

Nick Markakis

Right Field
2003: R1, #7
17 $119,282,000
90

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
14 $118,513,000
91

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
2007: R2, #67
12 $118,361,000
92

Mike Trout

Center Field
2009: R1, #27
10 $117,356,792
93

Bartolo Colon

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
23 $116,982,148
94

Andre Ethier

Center Field
2003: R2, #62
13 $116,192,000
95

James Shields

Starting Pitcher
2000: R16, #466
17 $116,094,900
96

Scott Rolen

3rd Base
1993: R2, #46
16 $114,275,002
98

Adam Dunn

Designated Hitter
1998: R2, #50
14 $112,745,000
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  • view 2 Jeff Samardzija (SP, SF)
  • view 3 Mike Trout (CF, LAA)
  • view 4 Alex Gordon (OF, KC)
  • view 5 Albert Pujols (DH, LAA)
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