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MLB Salaries 2022


Player Team Position Salary Years Total Value Average Annual
Scherzer, Max N.Y. Mets RHP $43,333,333 3 (2022-24) $130,000,000 $43,333,333
Trout, Mike L.A. Angels OF $37,116,667 12 (2019-30) $426,500,000 $35,541,667
Rendon, Anthony L.A. Angels 3B $36,571,429 7 (2020-26) $245,000,000 $35,000,000
Cole, Gerrit N.Y. Yankees RHP $36,000,000 9 (2020-28) $324,000,000 $36,000,000
Correa, Carlos Minnesota SS $35,100,000 3 (2022-24) $105,300,000 $35,100,000
Machado, Manny San Diego 3B $34,000,000 10 (2019-28) $300,000,000 $30,000,000
Seager, Corey Texas SS $33,000,000 10 (2022-31) $325,000,000 $32,500,000
Arenado, Nolan St. Louis 3B $32,974,847 8 (2019-26) $260,000,000 $32,500,000
Lindor, Francisco N.Y. Mets SS $32,477,277 10 (2022-31) $341,000,000 $34,100,000
Strasburg, Stephen Washington RHP $32,205,854 7 (2020-26) $245,000,000 $35,000,000
Price, David L.A. Dodgers LHP $32,000,000 7 (2016-22) $217,000,000 $31,000,000
Bauer, Trevor L.A. Dodgers RHP $32,000,000 3 (2021-23) $102,000,000 $34,000,000
Cabrera, Miguel Detroit DH $32,000,000 8 (2016-23) $248,000,000 $31,000,000
Springer, George Toronto OF $29,666,667 6 (2021-26) $150,000,000 $25,000,000
Altuve, Jose Houston 2B $29,000,000 7 (2018-19) $163,500,000 $23,357,143
Stanton, Giancarlo N.Y. Yankees DH $29,000,000 13 (2015-27) $325,000,000 $25,000,000
Harper, Bryce Philadelphia OF $27,538,462 13 (2019-31) $330,000,000 $25,384,615
deGrom, Jacob N.Y. Mets RHP $27,257,728 5 (2019-23) $137,500,000 $27,500,000
Wheeler, Zack Philadelphia RHP $26,000,000 5 (2020-24) $118,000,000 $23,600,000
Freeman, Freddie L.A. Dodgers 1B $25,440,196 6 (2022-27) $162,000,000 $27,000,000

2019 MLB Team Payroll

Rank Team Roster 25-Man Payroll Injured Reserve Retained Buried Suspended 2019 Total Payroll
1 Boston Red Sox 28 $203,480,000 $19,000,000 $2,475,000 $1,375,000 $225,183,602
2 Chicago Cubs 33 $207,737,714 $575,000 $3,500,000 $3,400,000 $215,212,714
3 New York Yankees 31 $202,743,846 $596,600 $2,000,000 $205,340,446
4 Los Angeles Dodgers 27 $148,115,002 $39,591,666 $5,000,000 $192,706,668
5 San Francisco Giants 32 $148,833,402 $21,000,000 $169,833,402
6 St. Louis Cardinals 26 $121,970,766 $33,005,100 $5,000,000 $159,975,866
7 Houston Astros 26 $157,719,666 $500,000 $158,219,666
8 Washington Nationals 30 $157,741,661 $141,666 $157,883,327
9 Los Angeles Angels 29 $149,746,833 $2,464,500 $500,000 $152,711,333
10 New York Mets 29 $137,577,355 $15,000,000 $152,577,355
11 Seattle Mariners 26 $103,508,810 $29,109,300 $10,008,064 $142,626,174
12 Colorado Rockies 28 $140,370,833 $1,500,000 $141,870,833
13 Philadelphia Phillies 27 $137,875,462 $137,875,462
LEAGUE AVERAGE
$129,349,204
14 Arizona Diamondbacks 27 $102,320,166 $5,599,600 $15,500,000 $123,419,766
15 Cincinnati Reds 27 $121,935,714 $121,935,714
16 Milwaukee Brewers 30 $117,275,400 $3,225,000 $120,500,400
17 Texas Rangers 25 $99,124,999 $21,100,000 $120,224,999
18 Cleveland Indians 29 $114,687,951 $4,500,000 $250,000 $119,437,951
19 Minnesota Twins 30 $108,423,333 $7,950,000 $116,373,333
20 Atlanta Braves 28 $112,056,043 $381,060 $112,437,103
21 Toronto Blue Jays 30 $69,897,871 $1,950,000 $38,595,000 $110,442,871
22 Detroit Tigers 26 $92,285,800 $2,800,000 $14,000,000 $109,085,800
23 San Diego Padres 36 $61,793,700 $7,000,000 $23,250,000 $1,900,000 $93,943,700
24 Kansas City Royals 28 $78,267,142 $12,000,000 $3,525,000 $93,792,142
25 Chicago White Sox 25 $85,958,668 $555,000 $1,000,000 $87,513,668
26 Oakland Athletics 28 $79,268,333 $4,150,000 $1,000,000 $84,418,333
27 Baltimore Orioles 25 $52,181,882 $21,058,000 $73,239,882
28 Miami Marlins 26 $62,297,142 $1,209,690 $63,506,832
29 Pittsburgh Pirates 30 $61,520,502 $1,250,000 $62,770,502
30 Tampa Bay Rays 34 $43,416,266 $12,000,000 $55,416,266

2018 MLB Team Payroll

Rank Team Roster 25-MAN Disabled List Retained Buried Suspended Total Payroll
1 Los Angeles Dodgers 40 $156,364,522 $11,166,666 $12,800,000 $180,331,188
2 San Francisco Giants 38 $159,422,777 $7,500,000 $166,922,777
3 Boston Red Sox 39 $117,550,000 $19,000,000 $11,771,428 $148,321,428
4 Washington Nationals 38 $139,647,858 $500,000 $140,147,858
5 Seattle Mariners 37 $128,707,142 $3,000,000 $131,707,142
6 New York Yankees 40 $125,642,857 $5,500,000 $131,142,857
7 St. Louis Cardinals 40 $105,833,333 $17,000,000 $122,833,333
8 Texas Rangers 37 $100,666,666 $21,425,000 $122,091,666
9 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim 38 $111,578,333 $7,365,000 $118,943,333
10 Detroit Tigers 40 $90,750,000 $19,000,000 $109,750,000
11 Chicago Cubs 35 $106,652,381 $106,652,381
12 Kansas City Royals 38 $92,400,000 $11,900,000 $104,300,000
13 Cleveland Indians 40 $90,195,265 $2,000,000 $92,195,265
14 Toronto Blue Jays 39 $88,803,571 $500,000 $89,303,571
LEAGUE AVERAGE
$87,821,507
15 Houston Astros 38 $83,825,000 $200,000 $2,000,000 $86,025,000
16 Atlanta Braves 37 $76,126,041 $500,000 $76,626,041
17 Pittsburgh Pirates 38 $74,849,999 $300,000 $75,149,999
18 Miami Marlins 38 $72,957,142 $72,957,142
19 Colorado Rockies 38 $67,350,000 $4,150,000 $71,500,000
20 New York Mets 38 $71,000,000 $71,000,000
21 Minnesota Twins 36 $66,700,000 $3,200,000 $69,900,000
22 Cincinnati Reds 38 $68,776,785 $68,776,785
23 Arizona Diamondbacks 39 $63,450,000 $63,450,000
24 Baltimore Orioles 35 $58,452,115 $2,500,000 $60,952,115
25 Tampa Bay Rays 38 $38,250,332 $38,250,332
26 Milwaukee Brewers 40 $36,965,000 $36,965,000
27 San Diego Padres 40 $18,775,000 $13,500,000 $32,275,000
28 Oakland Athletics 40 $22,275,000 $22,275,000
29 Chicago White Sox 35 $16,000,000 $1,000,000 $17,000,000
30 Philadelphia Phillies 40 $3,350,000 $3,550,000 $6,900,000