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

Alex Rodriguez

Shortstop
1993: R1, #1
$455,159,552 27 $455,159,552
2

Albert Pujols

Designated Hitter
1999: R13, #402
$339,210,741 22 $339,210,741
3

Miguel Cabrera

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$321,023,111 19 $321,023,111
4

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
2004: R1, #2
$274,588,222 17 $274,588,222
5

Derek Jeter

Shortstop
1992: R1, #6
$266,315,981 21 $266,315,981
6

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
1998: R1, #20
$264,785,714 18 $264,785,714
7

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
2002: R1, #6
$251,955,276 18 $251,955,276
8

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
2006: R1, #7
$251,342,641 15 $251,342,641
9

Carlos Beltran

Designated Hitter
1995: R2, #49
$248,874,995 21 $248,874,995
10

Manny Ramirez

Left Field
1991: R1, #13
$234,180,058 30 $234,180,058
11

Joe Mauer

Catcher
2001: R1, #1
$223,275,000 15 $223,275,000
12

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$221,334,994 15 $221,334,994
13

Adrian Beltre

3rd Base
0: Undrafted
$220,080,500 22 $220,080,500
14

Mark Teixeira

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

David Price

Starting Pitcher
2007: R1, #1
$216,042,498 14 $216,042,498
16

Prince Fielder

Designated Hitter
2002: R1, #7
$215,880,500 17 $215,880,500
17

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
2002: R1, #17
$204,443,666 17 $204,443,666
18

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
0: Undrafted
$204,438,128 17 $204,438,128
19

David Wright

3rd Base
2001: R1, #38
$194,106,500 17 $194,106,500
20

Joey Votto

1st Base
2002: R2, #44
$193,193,759 17 $193,193,759
21

Barry Bonds

Left Field
1985: R1, #6
$192,795,000 22 $192,795,000
22

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
2002: R2, #57
$192,261,056 16 $192,261,056
23

Ryan Howard

1st Base
2001: R5, #140
$190,771,780 14 $190,771,780
24

Johan Santana

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$182,560,000 12 $182,560,000
25

Adrian Gonzalez

1st Base
2000: R1, #1
$179,780,643 16 $179,780,643
26

Carl Crawford

Left Field
1999: R2, #52
$179,105,000 16 $179,105,000
27

Matt Kemp

Left Field
2003: R6, #181
$176,356,370 15 $176,356,370
28

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
2005: R1, #23
$175,681,999 16 $175,681,999
29

Randy Johnson

Starting Pitcher
1985: R2, #36
$175,295,019 22 $175,295,019
30

Torii Hunter

Right Field
0: Undrafted
$172,250,000 14 $172,250,000
31

Mariano Rivera

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$169,614,125 20 $169,614,125
32

Ichiro Suzuki

Left Field
0: Undrafted
$168,958,064 19 $168,958,064
33

Gary Sheffield

Designated Hitter
1986: R1, #6
$168,067,000 22 $168,067,000
34

Troy Tulowitzki

Shortstop
2005: R1, #7
$167,930,984 16 $167,930,984
35

Justin Upton

Left Field
2005: R1, #1
$167,562,778 16 $167,562,778
36

Alfonso Soriano

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$166,950,000 17 $166,950,000
37

Mike Trout

Center Field
2009: R1, #27
$166,290,125 12 $166,290,125
38

Matt Holliday

Outfielders
1998: R7, #210
$163,647,770 18 $163,647,770
39

Ken Griffey Jr.

Right Field
1987: R1, #1
$161,631,750 34 $161,631,750
40

Roger Clemens

Starting Pitcher
1983: R1, #19
$160,524,294 32 $160,524,294
41

David Ortiz

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$160,197,500 16 $160,197,500
42

Hanley Ramirez

1st Base
0: Undrafted
$159,411,648 15 $159,411,648
43

Adam Wainwright

Starting Pitcher
2000: R1, #29
$157,565,963 19 $157,565,963
44

Roy Halladay

Starting Pitcher
1995: R1, #17
$156,770,000 16 $156,770,000
45

John Lackey

Starting Pitcher
1999: R2, #68
$153,992,500 16 $153,992,500
46

Yadier Molina

Catcher
2000: R4, #113
$153,373,380 18 $153,373,380
47

Greg Maddux

Starting Pitcher
1984: R2, #31
$151,812,256 24 $151,812,256
48

Buster Posey

Catcher
2008: R1, #5
$150,840,000 12 $150,840,000
49

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$149,290,778 15 $149,290,778
50

Barry Zito

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$147,598,823 15 $147,598,823
51

Pedro Martinez

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$147,259,585 17 $147,259,585
52

Mike Mussina

Starting Pitcher
1994: R1, #20
$147,017,167 18 $147,017,167
53

Josh Hamilton

Left Field
1999: R1, #1
$146,925,552 12 $146,925,552
54

Aramis Ramirez

3rd Base
0: Undrafted
$146,700,000 16 $146,700,000
55

A.J. Burnett

Starting Pitcher
1995: R8, #217
$146,117,500 14 $146,117,500
56

Matt Cain

Relief Pitcher
2002: R1, #25
$146,052,998 14 $146,052,998
57

Andy Pettitte

Starting Pitcher
1990: R22, #577
$145,984,000 19 $145,984,000
58

Cliff Lee

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$143,699,100 15 $143,699,100
59

Vernon Wells

Left Field
1997: R1, #5
$142,921,000 14 $142,921,000
60

Carlos Delgado

1st Base
0: Undrafted
$142,843,410 16 $142,843,410
61

Ryan Braun

1st Base
2005: R1, #5
$142,673,055 16 $142,673,055
62

Victor Martinez

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$141,764,500 15 $141,764,500
63

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
2005: R1, #4
$140,892,000 16 $140,892,000
64

Jayson Werth

Left Field
1997: R1, #22
$140,745,000 17 $140,745,000
65

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$140,518,519 7 $140,518,519
66

Jim Thome

Designated Hitter
1989: R13, #331
$139,869,998 22 $139,869,998
67

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
0: Undrafted
$139,582,678 15 $139,582,678
68

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
2006: R1, #11
$139,575,000 16 $139,575,000
69

Jason Giambi

Designated Hitter
1992: R2, #0
$139,549,000 20 $139,549,000
70

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
2009: R1, #1
$139,076,586 13 $139,076,586
71

Jose Reyes

Shortstop
0: Undrafted
$137,866,423 17 $137,866,423
72

Mike Hampton

Starting Pitcher
1990: R6, #161
$137,218,000 26 $137,218,000
73

Mark Buehrle

Starting Pitcher
1998: R38, #1139
$136,795,000 17 $136,795,000
74

Jeff Bagwell

1st Base
1989: R4, #109
$135,865,000 17 $135,865,000
75

John Smoltz

Starting Pitcher
1985: R22, #574
$135,560,677 22 $135,560,677
76

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$134,305,991 10 $134,305,991
77

Chase Utley

2nd Base
2000: R1, #15
$131,658,257 17 $131,658,257
78

Jake Peavy

Relief Pitcher
1999: R15, #0
$131,605,000 18 $131,605,000
79

Tom Glavine

Starting Pitcher
1984: R2, #47
$131,347,153 24 $131,347,153
80

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
0: Undrafted
$131,066,491 12 $131,066,491
81

Paul Konerko

1st Base
1994: R1, #13
$130,790,000 18 $130,790,000
82

Kevin Brown

Starting Pitcher
1986: R1, #4
$130,685,000 16 $130,685,000
83

Carlos Lee

1st Base
0: Undrafted
$130,575,000 13 $130,575,000
84

Yoenis Cespedes

Left Field
0: Undrafted
$130,143,503 9 $130,143,503
85

Brian McCann

Catcher
2002: R2, #64
$129,699,500 16 $129,699,500
86

Hunter Pence

Right Field
2004: R2, #64
$128,954,104 15 $128,954,104
87

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
2007: R2, #67
$127,684,771 14 $127,684,771
88

Sammy Sosa

Outfielders
0: Undrafted
$127,163,500 18 $127,163,500
89

Jason Heyward

Right Field
2007: R1, #14
$126,889,278 13 $126,889,278
90

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
2000: R9, #274
$125,235,742 16 $125,235,742
91

Josh Beckett

Starting Pitcher
1999: R1, #2
$124,528,125 14 $124,528,125
92

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
2007: R1, #27
$124,224,704 14 $124,224,704
93

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
2007: R2, #78
$123,717,421 13 $123,717,421
94

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
2004: R2, #65
$122,053,721 17 $122,053,721
95

Mike Piazza

Catcher
1988: Undrafted
$121,890,170 16 $121,890,170
96

Alex Gordon

Outfielders
2005: R1, #2
$121,149,481 15 $121,149,481
97

Nick Markakis

Right Field
2003: R1, #7
$120,763,481 16 $120,763,481
98

Russell Martin

Catcher
2002: R17, #511
$120,752,500 15 $120,752,500
99

Tim Hudson

Starting Pitcher
1997: R6, #185
$120,725,000 17 $120,725,000
100

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
2004: R1, #7
$119,772,093 15 $119,772,093