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Top 100 Player Salaries

+ 2011 Players
League Minimum $ 414,000
League Average $ 2,722,607
  • A listing of the top 100 salaries for the 2011 season based on opening day salaries compiled in early April.
  • Players who fell out of the top 100 are listed below the Top 100 grid below.
  • Newcomers to the Top 100 have an asterisk (*)
  • 2011 Top 100 Player Salaries
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    110Alex Rodriguez3B1$ 32,000,0006-3195R-R35
    22422Vernon WellsLF1$ 26,187,5006-1210R-R32
    32-1C.C. SabathiaP2$ 24,285,7146-7250L-L30
    440Mark Teixeira1B3$ 23,125,0006-3225B-R31
    54843Joe MauerC1$ 23,000,0006-4220L-R28
    62317Roy HalladayP1$ 20,000,0006-6225R-R34
    660Miguel Cabrera3B1$ 20,000,0006-2218R-R28
    682Ryan Howard1B2$ 20,000,0006-4230L-L31
    97-2Carlos BeltranRF1$ 19,325,4366-1190B-R34
    1$ 19,325,436
    10188Todd Helton1B1$ 19,100,0006-2206L-L37
    118-3Alfonso SorianoLF1$ 19,000,0006-1160R-R35
    118-3Carlos Lee1B1$ 19,000,0006-2220R-R35
    1311-2Carlos ZambranoP2$ 18,875,0006-4250B-R30
    14140Torii HunterRF2$ 18,500,0006-2205R-R35
    14140Barry ZitoP2$ 18,500,0006-4205L-L33
    169983Jason BayLF-RF2$ 18,125,0006-2200R-R32
    1716-1Ichiro SuzukiRF1$ 18,000,0005-11170L-R37
    185739Josh BeckettP1$ 17,000,0006-4190R-R31
    19201A.J. BurnettP4$ 16,500,0006-5205R-R34
    20211Matt HollidayLF1$ 16,317,7746-4235R-R31
    214120Michael Young3B1$ 16,174,9746-1175R-R34
    22275Roy OswaltP3$ 16,000,0006-0170R-R33
    22275Jake PeavyP1$ 16,000,0006-1180R-R30
    2412-12John LackeyP2$ 15,950,0006-6205R-R32
    257045Prince Fielder1B1$ 15,500,0005-11280L-R27
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    26260Chase Utley2B4$ 15,285,7146-1185L-R32
    27270Derek LoweP1$ 15,000,0006-6230R-R38
    27270Justin Morneau1B2$ 15,000,0006-4205L-R30
    2927-2Mariano RiveraP5$ 14,911,7006-2170R-R41
    307747Carl CrawfordLF3$ 14,857,1426-2219L-L29
    313-28Derek JeterSS6$ 14,729,3646-3195R-R37
    3219-13Aramis Ramirez3B3$ 14,600,0006-1219R-R33
    3332-1Albert PujolsDH-1B2$ 14,508,3956-3230R-R31
    34340Kosuke Fukudome1B1$ 14,500,0006-1185L-R34
    4$ 14,500,000
    3522-13Chris CarpenterP3$ 14,259,4036-6225R-R36
    367438David Wright3B3$ 14,250,0006-0195R-R28
    3734-3Mark BuehrleP2$ 14,000,0006-2200L-L32
    3734-3Chipper Jones3B2$ 14,000,0006-4210B-R39
    379053Adrian Beltre3B2$ 14,000,0005-11170R-R32
    3734-3J.D. DrewRF4$ 14,000,0006-1195L-R35
    379053Tim LincecumP3$ 14,000,0005-11170L-R27
    4238-4Aaron RowandCF-LF4$ 13,600,0006-1200R-R33
    4339-4Ryan DempsterP5$ 13,500,0006-1201R-R34
    4312279Zack Greinke *Highest DebutP2$ 13,500,0006-2190R-R27
    4542-3Jorge PosadaDH7$ 13,100,0006-2205B-R39
    468337Rafael FurcalSS1$ 13,000,0005-10165B-R33
    4$ 13,000,000
    467024Milton BradleyLF2$ 13,000,0006-0180B-R33
    466721Travis HafnerDH2$ 13,000,0006-3215L-R34
    4943-6Carlos Guillen2B2$ 12,922,2316-1180B-R35
    5013282Justin Verlander *P3$ 12,850,0006-5200R-R28
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    5110453Dan Haren *P3$ 12,750,0006-5220R-R30
    5243-9David OrtizDH5$ 12,500,0006-4237L-L35
    527523Alex RiosRF3$ 12,500,0006-5185R-R30
    548531Kevin Youkilis3B6$ 12,250,0006-1220R-R32
    558934Kyle LohseP5$ 12,187,5006-2190R-R32
    5654-2Raul IbanezLF5$ 12,166,6666-2200L-R39
    5654-2Francisco RodriguezP4$ 12,166,6666-0175R-R29
    3$ 12,166,666
    5856-2Francisco CorderoP1$ 12,125,0006-2200R-R36
    5958-1Adam DunnDH-1B4$ 12,000,0006-6235L-R31
    5958-1Paul Konerko1B-DH5$ 12,000,0006-3211R-R35
    5958-1Brad LidgeP6$ 12,000,0006-5200R-R34
    5911354Victor Martinez *DH4$ 12,000,0006-2170B-R32
    5910546Scott Kazmir *P4$ 12,000,0006-1170L-L27
    598728Jonathan PapelbonP7$ 12,000,0006-4220R-R30
    6525-40Hiroki KurodaP2$ 11,765,7246-2174R-R36
    6612458Felix Hernandez *P3$ 11,700,0006-3170R-R25
    6713063Brandon Phillips *2B2$ 11,437,5005-11185R-R30
    68 Joe NathanP3$ 11,250,0006-4205R-R36
    699021Cliff LeeP7$ 11,000,0006-4190L-L32
    6912758Hanley Ramirez *SS1$ 11,000,0006-3200R-R27
    698516Jose ReyesSS5$ 11,000,0006-0160B-R28
    7212654Nick Markakis *RF1$ 10,600,0006-2195L-L27
    7311542Jayson Werth *RF1$ 10,571,4286-5210R-R32
    748410Michael CuddyerRF4$ 10,500,0006-2202R-R32
    74268194Joe Blanton *P8$ 10,500,0006-2220R-R30
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    7610327Daisuke Matsuzaka *P8$ 10,333,3336-0185R-R30
    77268191Aubrey Huff *1B5$ 10,000,0006-4220L-R34
    7717-60Magglio OrdonezRF5$ 10,000,0006-0200R-R37
    77770Brian Roberts2B2$ 10,000,0005-9170B-R33
    779013Robinson Cano2B8$ 10,000,0006-0172L-R28
    7712245Rafael Soriano *P9$ 10,000,0006-1175R-R31
    8276-6Carlos Pena1B-DH6$ 9,959,9966-2210L-L33
    8382-1Aaron CookP2$ 9,875,0006-3175R-R32
    849814Randy WolfP4$ 9,500,0006-0194L-L34
    8415571Jorge De La Rosa *P3$ 9,500,0006-1190L-L30
    8410117Chone Figgins *LF4$ 9,500,0005-9155B-R33
    8415268Andre Ethier *CF-RF3$ 9,500,0006-3200L-L29
    8413652Cole Hamels *P9$ 9,500,0006-3170L-L27
    8911122Dan Uggla *2B3$ 9,146,9425-11190R-R31
    9013242Nick Swisher *1B10$ 9,100,0006-0200B-L30
    9114150Ryan Zimmerman *3B2$ 9,025,0006-2210R-R26
    9290-2Tim HudsonP4$ 9,000,0006-0160R-R35
    9290-2Bobby AbreuLF5$ 9,000,0006-0197L-R37
    94253159Josh Hamilton *RF3$ 8,750,0006-4240L-L30
    9419096Edwin Jackson *P6$ 8,750,0006-3190R-R27
    6$ 8,750,000
    961015Jimmy Rollins *SS10$ 8,500,0005-8154B-R32
    9612731Juan Pierre *LF7$ 8,500,0006-0180L-L33
    9815658Curtis Granderson *CF-LF11$ 8,250,0006-1180L-R30
    9911415Scott Rolen *3B3$ 8,166,6666-4226R-R36
    9943-56Ted LillyP4$ 8,166,6666-0185L-L35

    Players who fell off the top 100 since prior year (2010)

    5. Johan Santana 13. Manny Ramirez 13. Manny Ramirez 33. Lance Berkman 33. Lance Berkman 40. Derrek Lee 40. Derrek Lee 46. Carlos Silva 46. Jeff Suppan 46. Jeff Suppan 48. Jeremy Bonderman 48. Eric Chavez 48. Aaron Harang 48. Mike Lowell 53. Gil Meche 58. Jose Guillen 58. Jose Guillen 58. Kevin Millwood 58. Oliver Perez 58. Dontrelle Willis 58. Dontrelle Willis 65. Andy Pettitte 66. Bronson Arroyo 67. Javier Vazquez 69. Gary Matthews 70. Jake Westbrook 70. Jake Westbrook 73. Kerry Wood 73. Kerry Wood 77. Edgar Renteria 77. Nate Robertson 77. Nate Robertson 77. Ben Sheets 88. Julio Lugo 90. Pat Burrell 90. Pat Burrell 90. Brian Fuentes 90. Brian Fuentes 100. Bill Hall


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