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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 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

Mike Trout

Center Field
$34,083,333
5

Clayton Kershaw

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000

David Price

Starting Pitcher
$31,000,000
7

Miguel Cabrera

1st Base
$30,000,000
8

Yoenis Cespedes

Center Field
$29,000,000
9

Justin Verlander

Starting Pitcher
$28,000,000

Albert Pujols

Designated Hitter
$28,000,000
11

Felix Hernandez

Starting Pitcher
$27,857,142
12

Jon Lester

Starting Pitcher
$27,500,000
13

Giancarlo Stanton

Designated Hitter
$26,000,000
14

Jordan Zimmermann

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Jake Arrieta

Starting Pitcher
$25,000,000

Joey Votto

1st Base
$25,000,000
17

Robinson Cano

2nd Base
$24,000,000
18

J.D. Martinez

Designated Hitter
$23,750,000
19

Josh Donaldson

3rd Base
$23,000,000

Homer Bailey

Starting Pitcher
$23,000,000
21

Jason Heyward

Right Field
$22,500,000
22

Buster Posey

Catcher
$22,177,777
23

Masahiro Tanaka

Starting Pitcher
$22,000,000
24

Edwin Encarnacion

Designated Hitter
$21,666,668
25

Matt Kemp

Right Field
$21,500,000
26

Freddie Freeman

1st Base
$21,359,375
27

Charlie Blackmon

Center Field
$21,333,333
28

Jacoby Ellsbury

Center Field
$21,142,857
29

Rick Porcello

Starting Pitcher
$21,125,000
30

Chris Davis

1st Base
$21,118,782
31

Shin-Soo Choo

Designated Hitter
$21,000,000

Eric Hosmer

1st Base
$21,000,000

Johnny Cueto

Starting Pitcher
$21,000,000
34

Carlos Santana

1st Base
$20,333,333
35

Mookie Betts

Right Field
$20,000,000

Wei-Yin Chen

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Yu Darvish

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Cole Hamels

Starting Pitcher
$20,000,000

Yadier Molina

Catcher
$20,000,000

Alex Gordon

Left Field
$20,000,000

Russell Martin

Catcher
$20,000,000
42

Jeff Samardzija

Starting Pitcher
$19,800,000
43

Kyle Seager

3rd Base
$19,500,000
44

Kenley Jansen

Relief Pitcher
$19,333,334
45

Ryan Braun

Left Field
$19,000,000

Mark Melancon

Relief Pitcher
$19,000,000

Justin Turner

3rd Base
$19,000,000
48

Anthony Rendon

3rd Base
$18,800,000
49

Rich Hill

Starting Pitcher
$18,666,668
50

Ryan Zimmerman

1st Base
$18,000,000

Justin Upton

Left Field
$18,000,000

Wade Davis

Relief Pitcher
$18,000,000
53

Hyun-Jin Ryu

Starting Pitcher
$17,900,000
54

Corey Kluber

Starting Pitcher
$17,200,000

Brandon Belt

1st Base
$17,200,000

Aroldis Chapman

Relief Pitcher
$17,200,000
57

Nathan Eovaldi

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

Jacob deGrom

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000

J.A. Happ

Starting Pitcher
$17,000,000
60

Khris Davis

Designated Hitter
$16,500,000

Dexter Fowler

Center Field
$16,500,000

Ian Kennedy

Starting Pitcher
$16,500,000
63

Mike Leake

Starting Pitcher
$16,000,000

Yasmani Grandal

Catcher
$16,000,000

Michael Brantley

Left Field
$16,000,000

Jose Abreu

1st Base
$16,000,000
67

Yasmany Tomas

Left Field
$15,500,000
68

Danny Duffy

Starting Pitcher
$15,250,000

Elvis Andrus

Shortstop
$15,250,000
70

Brandon Crawford

Shortstop
$15,200,000
71

Dustin Pedroia

2nd Base
$15,125,000
72

Chris Sale

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Martin Prado

3rd Base
$15,000,000

Charlie Morton

Starting Pitcher
$15,000,000

Ian Desmond

Left Field
$15,000,000
76

Jean Segura

Shortstop
$14,850,000
77

Matt Carpenter

1st Base
$14,750,000
78

Jason Kipnis

2nd Base
$14,666,668
79

Paul Goldschmidt

1st Base
$14,500,000

Evan Longoria

3rd Base
$14,500,000
81

Jay Bruce

Right Field
$14,000,000

Lorenzo Cain

Center Field
$14,000,000

Nelson Cruz

Designated Hitter
$14,000,000

Alex Cobb

Starting Pitcher
$14,000,000
85

Mark Trumbo

Designated Hitter
$13,500,000
86

Dee Gordon

2nd Base
$13,300,000
87

Jedd Gyorko

3rd Base
$13,000,000

Josh Reddick

Right Field
$13,000,000

Andrelton Simmons

Shortstop
$13,000,000

Zach Britton

Relief Pitcher
$13,000,000
91

Patrick Corbin

Starting Pitcher
$12,916,666
92

Kris Bryant

3rd Base
$12,900,000
93

Zack Cozart

Shortstop
$12,666,666
94

Ben Zobrist

2nd Base
$12,500,000

Tyler Chatwood

Starting Pitcher
$12,500,000
96

Marcell Ozuna

Left Field
$12,250,000
97

Xander Bogaerts

Shortstop
$12,000,000

George Springer

Center Field
$12,000,000

Kendrys Morales

Designated Hitter
$12,000,000

Madison Bumgarner

Starting Pitcher
$12,000,000