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MLB Salary Rankings MLB Salary Rankings

Listing the top salaries, cap hits, cash, earnings, contracts, and bonuses, for all active MLB players.

2019 Pitchers Salary Rankings

Player salary
1

Stephen Strasburg

Starting Pitcher
$38,333,334
2

Max Scherzer

Starting Pitcher
$37,405,562
3

Zack Greinke

Starting Pitcher
$34,500,000
4

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000
6

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000
7

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$27,857,142
8

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$27,500,000
9

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000
11

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
12

Dallas Keuchel

Starting Pitcher
$21,210,000
13

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$21,125,000
14

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
15

Wei-Yin Chen

Relief Pitcher
$20,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000
18

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$19,800,000
19

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$19,333,334
20

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$19,000,000
21

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$18,666,668
22

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$18,000,000
23

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$17,900,000
24

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$17,200,000

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$17,200,000
26

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000
28

Ian Kennedy

Relief Pitcher
$16,500,000
29

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000
30

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$15,250,000
31

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000
33

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
34

Gerrit Cole

Starting Pitcher
$13,500,000
35

Trevor Bauer

Starting Pitcher
$13,000,000

Zack Britton

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000
37

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$12,916,666
38

Tyler Chatwood

Relief Pitcher
$12,500,000
39

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000
40

Carlos Martinez

Relief Pitcher
$11,700,000
41

Julio Teheran

Starting Pitcher
$11,166,668
42

Matt Harvey

Starting Pitcher
$11,000,000

Andrew Miller

Relief Pitcher
$11,000,000
44

Jose Quintana

Starting Pitcher
$10,500,000
45

David Robertson

Relief Pitcher
$10,000,000

Craig Kimbrel

Relief Pitcher
$10,000,000

Tanner Roark

Starting Pitcher
$10,000,000
48

Mike Minor

Starting Pitcher
$9,833,333
49

Carlos Carrasco

Starting Pitcher
$9,750,000
50

Alex Wood

Starting Pitcher
$9,650,000
51

Yusei Kikuchi

Starting Pitcher
$9,500,000

Andrew Cashner

Starting Pitcher
$9,500,000

Jake Odorizzi

Starting Pitcher
$9,500,000
54

Kevin Gausman

Starting Pitcher
$9,350,000
55

Lance Lynn

Starting Pitcher
$9,333,333
56

Juan Nicasio

Relief Pitcher
$9,250,000
57

Ivan Nova

Starting Pitcher
$9,166,668
58

Tommy Hunter

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000

Brandon Morrow

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Darren O'Day

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Adam Ottavino

Relief Pitcher
$9,000,000

Trevor Cahill

Starting Pitcher
$9,000,000
64

Miles Mikolas

Starting Pitcher
$8,750,000
65

James Paxton

Starting Pitcher
$8,575,000
66

Anthony Swarzak

Relief Pitcher
$8,500,000

Jake McGee

Relief Pitcher
$8,500,000

Bryan Shaw

Relief Pitcher
$8,500,000

Kelvin Herrera

Relief Pitcher
$8,500,000

Cody Allen

Relief Pitcher
$8,500,000
71

Kyle Gibson

Starting Pitcher
$8,125,000
72

Joe Smith

Relief Pitcher
$8,000,000

Jason Vargas

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

C.C. Sabathia

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Anibal Sanchez

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000

Michael Pineda

Starting Pitcher
$8,000,000
77

Pat Neshek

Relief Pitcher
$7,750,000

Brett Cecil

Relief Pitcher
$7,750,000
79

Chris Archer

Starting Pitcher
$7,666,668
80

Sonny Gray

Starting Pitcher
$7,500,000
81

Kyle Hendricks

Starting Pitcher
$7,405,000
82

Marcus Stroman

Starting Pitcher
$7,400,000
83

Alex Colome

Relief Pitcher
$7,325,000
84

Dellin Betances

Relief Pitcher
$7,250,000
85

Drew Smyly

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Michael Dunn

Relief Pitcher
$7,000,000

Garrett Richards

Starting Pitcher
$7,000,000
88

Jhoulys Chacin

Starting Pitcher
$6,750,000
89

Jeurys Familia

Relief Pitcher
$6,666,666
90

Derek Holland

Relief Pitcher
$6,500,000

Roberto Osuna

Relief Pitcher
$6,500,000

Brad Hand

Relief Pitcher
$6,500,000

Steve Cishek

Relief Pitcher
$6,500,000

Chase Anderson

Relief Pitcher
$6,500,000

Joakim Soria

Relief Pitcher
$6,500,000
96

Blake Treinen

Relief Pitcher
$6,400,000
97

Michael Wacha

Relief Pitcher
$6,350,000
98

Ken Giles

Relief Pitcher
$6,300,000
99

Pedro Strop

Relief Pitcher
$6,250,000
100

Robbie Ray

Starting Pitcher
$6,050,000