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Top 100 Player Salaries

+ 2013 Players
League Minimum $ 490,000
League Average $ 3,021,531
  • A listing of the top 100 salaries for the 2013 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 (*)
  • 2013 Top 100 Player Salaries
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    110Alex Rodriguez3B1$ 29,000,0006-3195R-R37
    297Cliff LeeP1$ 25,000,0006-4190L-L34
    32-1Vernon WellsLF2$ 24,642,8576-1210R-R34
    451C.C. SabathiaP3$ 24,285,7146-7250L-L32
    54-1Mark Teixeira1B4$ 23,125,0006-3225B-R33
    65-1Prince Fielder1B1$ 23,000,0005-11280L-R29
    65-1Joe MauerC1$ 23,000,0006-4220L-R30
    82113Tim LincecumP1$ 22,250,0005-11170L-R29
    98-1Adrian Gonzalez1B1$ 21,857,1436-2190L-L31
    10100Miguel Cabrera3B2$ 21,000,0006-2218R-R30
    104939Zack GreinkeP2$ 21,000,0006-2190R-R29
    1211-1Carl CrawfordLF3$ 20,857,1436-2219L-L31
    133017Matt CainP2$ 20,833,3336-3180R-R28
    14151Felix HernandezP1$ 20,557,1436-3170R-R27
    153419Cole HamelsP2$ 20,500,0006-3170L-L29
    168165Matt KempCF4$ 20,250,0006-4210R-R28
    1712-5Justin VerlanderP3$ 20,100,0006-5200R-R30
    1813-5Roy HalladayP3$ 20,000,0006-6225R-R36
    1816-2Barry ZitoP3$ 20,000,0006-4205L-L35
    1813-5Ryan Howard1B4$ 20,000,0006-4230L-L33
    2116-5Alfonso SorianoLF5$ 19,000,0006-1160R-R37
    1$ 19,000,000
    226644Joey Votto1B1$ 18,910,6556-3200L-R29
    23285Michael Young3B5$ 18,374,9756-1175R-R36
    5$ 18,374,975
    24328Josh HamiltonRF1$ 17,400,0006-4240L-L32
    2524-1Josh BeckettP6$ 17,000,0006-4190R-R33
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    26293Derek JeterSS6$ 16,729,3656-3195R-R39
    274821Jayson WerthRF1$ 16,571,4296-5210R-R34
    2826-2A.J. BurnettP1$ 16,500,0006-5205R-R36
    2911081Bronson Arroyo *Highest DebutP2$ 16,445,5356-5180R-R36
    3027-3Matt HollidayLF1$ 16,272,1106-4235R-R33
    314110Jered WeaverP2$ 16,200,0006-7205R-R30
    3224-8Jake PeavyP1$ 16,157,2716-1180R-R32
    1$ 16,157,271
    33341Adrian Beltre3B1$ 16,000,0005-11170R-R34
    335926Albert PujolsDH-1B3$ 16,000,0006-3230R-R33
    35 John LackeyP2$ 15,950,0006-6205R-R34
    36330294John Danks *P2$ 15,750,0006-2190L-L28
    3734-3Hanley RamirezSS7$ 15,500,0006-3200R-R29
    385618Nick MarkakisRF1$ 15,350,0006-2195L-L29
    3931-8Chase Utley2B6$ 15,285,7146-1185L-R34
    40422Adam DunnDH-1B3$ 15,000,0006-6235L-R33
    40422Robinson Cano2B7$ 15,000,0006-0172L-R30
    4034-6Justin Morneau1B2$ 15,000,0006-4205L-R32
    2$ 15,000,000
    408343Curtis GrandersonCF-LF8$ 15,000,0006-1180L-R32
    408343Hiroki KurodaP9$ 15,000,0006-2174R-R38
    4540-5David OrtizDH3$ 14,500,0006-4237L-L37
    4613286Yadier Molina *C2$ 14,200,0005-11187R-R30
    475912Ryan Zimmerman3B2$ 14,100,0006-2210R-R28
    4842-6Jose BautistaRF1$ 14,000,0006-0180R-R32
    497930Hunter PenceRF4$ 13,800,0006-4210R-R30
    5047-3Josh JohnsonP2$ 13,750,0006-7220L-R29
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    517423Wandy RodriguezP3$ 13,500,0005-11160B-L34
    517322Andre EthierCF-RF8$ 13,500,0006-3200L-L31
    5342-11Ryan DempsterP4$ 13,250,0006-1201R-R36
    546410Ted LillyP9$ 13,166,6676-0185L-L37
    5550-5Dan Uggla2B1$ 13,146,9425-11190R-R33
    5613276Melvin Upton *CF2$ 13,050,0006-2170R-R28
    5751-6Carlos BeltranRF3$ 13,000,0006-1190B-R36
    5753-4Dan HarenP3$ 13,000,0006-5220R-R32
    577215Edwin JacksonP2$ 13,000,0006-3190R-R29
    57 Victor MartinezDH4$ 13,000,0006-2170B-R34
    5754-3Alex RiosRF4$ 13,000,0006-5185R-R32
    2$ 13,000,000
    578831Shane VictorinoRF5$ 13,000,0005-9160R-R32
    576811Jonathan PapelbonP7$ 13,000,0006-4220R-R32
    5712871Ian Kinsler *2B3$ 13,000,0006-0175R-R31
    576710Ervin SantanaP1$ 13,000,0006-2160R-R30
    6659-7Paul Konerko1B-DH5$ 12,501,5066-3211R-R37
    67760693Andy Pettitte *P10$ 12,000,0006-5225L-L41
    6713265Mark Buehrle *P3$ 12,000,0006-2200L-L34
    6720-47Torii HunterRF5$ 12,000,0006-2205R-R37
    679427Adam WainwrightP4$ 12,000,0006-6190R-R31
    6757-10Kevin Youkilis3B11$ 12,000,0006-1220R-R34
    6765-2Brian McCannC3$ 12,000,0006-3190L-R29
    7311845Clayton Kershaw *P10$ 11,750,0006-3220L-L25
    7469-5Rafael SorianoP4$ 11,742,0916-1175R-R33
    7512146Jon Lester *P6$ 11,625,0006-3200L-L29
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    769418Ricky NolascoP1$ 11,500,0006-2220R-R30
    11$ 11,500,000
    7674-2C.J. WilsonP4$ 11,500,0006-2195L-L32
    7869-9Jimmy RollinsSS8$ 11,000,0005-8154B-R34
    7874-4Jorge De La RosaP1$ 11,000,0006-1190L-L32
    78813Nick Swisher1B1$ 11,000,0006-0200B-L32
    789416Chad BillingsleyP12$ 11,000,0006-2195R-R28
    7869-9Rickie Weeks2B1$ 11,000,0006-0195R-R30
    7811335James Shields *P2$ 11,000,0006-3190R-R31
    8474-10Michael CuddyerRF2$ 10,500,0006-2202R-R34
    8515065Nelson Cruz *RF4$ 10,250,0006-3170R-R32
    8510722Dustin Pedroia *2B7$ 10,250,0005-9180R-R29
    85883Matt GarzaP3$ 10,250,0006-3205R-R29
    5$ 10,250,000
    8832-56David Wright3B1$ 10,192,0716-0195R-R30
    8912637Carlos Marmol *P13$ 10,133,3336-2190R-R30
    4$ 10,133,333
    9054-36Brandon Phillips2B3$ 10,083,3335-11185R-R32
    9158-33Kyle LohseP2$ 10,063,9226-2190R-R34
    9239-53Mariano RiveraP12$ 10,000,0006-2170R-R43
    9215361Aramis Ramirez *3B3$ 10,000,0006-1219R-R35
    9259-33Lance BerkmanDH6$ 10,000,0006-1205B-L37
    9283-9Brian Roberts2B2$ 10,000,0005-9170B-R35
    9213240Heath Bell *P1$ 10,000,0006-2244R-R35
    9211321Adam LaRoche *1B5$ 10,000,0006-3180L-L33
    9215967Miguel Montero *C2$ 10,000,0005-11180L-R30
    9283-9Jose ReyesSS4$ 10,000,0006-0160B-R30
    9210715Troy Tulowitzki *SS3$ 10,000,0006-3205R-R28

    Players who fell off the top 100 since prior year (2012)

    3. Johan Santana 16. Carlos Lee 16. Carlos Lee 16. Carlos Zambrano 22. Jason Bay 23. Ichiro Suzuki 23. Ichiro Suzuki 34. Derek Lowe 34. Derek Lowe 42. Chipper Jones 51. Travis Hafner 59. Brett Myers 59. Brett Myers 74. Joe Blanton 74. Joe Blanton 80. Daisuke Matsuzaka 83. Aubrey Huff 88. Chone Figgins 88. Randy Wolf 88. Randy Wolf 92. Mike Napoli 93. Corey Hart 94. Bobby Abreu 94. Bobby Abreu 94. Yoenis Cespedes 94. Tim Hudson 94. Carl Pavano 94. Jose Valverde


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