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Top 100 Player Salaries

+ 2014 Players
League Minimum $ 500,000
League Average $ 3,256,497
  • A listing of the top 100 salaries for the 2014 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 (*)
  • 2014 Top 100 Player Salaries
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    1109Zack GreinkeP1$ 28,000,0006-2190R-R30
    21816Ryan Howard1B1$ 25,000,0006-4230L-L34
    220Cliff LeeP2$ 25,000,0006-4190L-L35
    440C.C. SabathiaP1$ 24,285,7146-7250L-L33
    561Prince Fielder1B1$ 24,000,0005-11280L-R30
    54035Robinson Cano2B1$ 24,000,0006-0172L-R31
    7147Felix HernandezP2$ 23,557,1436-3170R-R28
    8157Cole HamelsP3$ 23,500,0006-3170L-L30
    95-4Mark Teixeira1B2$ 23,125,0006-3225B-R34
    103323Albert PujolsDH-1B1$ 23,000,0006-3230R-R34
    106-4Joe MauerC1$ 23,000,0006-4220L-R31
    12 Masahiro TanakaP3$ 22,000,0006-2205R-R25
    1310-3Miguel Cabrera3B1$ 21,943,0276-2218R-R31
    149-5Adrian Gonzalez1B2$ 21,857,1436-2190L-L32
    15161Matt KempCF3$ 21,250,0006-4210R-R29
    1610993Jacoby Ellsbury *Highest DebutCF4$ 21,142,8576-1185L-L30
    1712-5Carl CrawfordLF4$ 21,107,1436-2219L-L32
    1813-5Matt CainP1$ 20,833,3336-3180R-R29
    19278Jayson WerthRF1$ 20,571,4296-5210R-R35
    2017-3Justin VerlanderP2$ 20,100,0006-5200R-R31
    216746Adam WainwrightP1$ 19,500,0006-6190R-R32
    228866David Wright3B1$ 19,329,6466-0195R-R31
    2321-2Alfonso SorianoLF5$ 19,000,0006-1160R-R38
    236744Mark BuehrleP1$ 19,000,0006-2200L-L35
    237350Clayton KershawP5$ 19,000,0006-3220L-L26
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    2624-2Josh HamiltonRF2$ 17,400,0006-4240L-L33
    2725-2Josh BeckettP6$ 17,000,0006-4190R-R34
    27336Adrian Beltre3B2$ 17,000,0005-11170R-R35
    276740Brian McCannC6$ 17,000,0006-3190L-R30
    278-19Tim LincecumP2$ 17,000,0005-11170L-R30
    317645C.J. WilsonP3$ 16,500,0006-2195L-L33
    3230-2Matt HollidayLF2$ 16,252,3606-4235R-R34
    3331-2Jered WeaverP4$ 16,200,0006-7205R-R31
    3432-2Jake PeavyP3$ 16,157,2716-1180R-R33
    1$ 16,157,271
    35203168Mike Napoli *1B2$ 16,000,0006-1205R-R32
    35372Hanley RamirezSS7$ 16,000,0006-3200R-R30
    359257Jose ReyesSS2$ 16,000,0006-0160B-R31
    355722Ian Kinsler2B3$ 16,000,0006-0175R-R32
    359257Troy TulowitzkiSS1$ 16,000,0006-3205R-R29
    35405Hiroki KurodaP7$ 16,000,0006-2174R-R39
    4135-6John LackeyP3$ 15,950,0006-6205R-R35
    3$ 15,950,000
    4211371Anibal Sanchez *P4$ 15,800,0006-0180R-R30
    4336-7John DanksP1$ 15,750,0006-2190L-L29
    44152108Max Scherzer *P5$ 15,525,0006-3190R-R29
    45450David OrtizDH4$ 15,500,0006-4237L-L38
    45167122Jhonny Peralta *SS4$ 15,500,0006-1185R-R32
    45516Andre EthierCF-RF8$ 15,500,0006-3200L-L32
    4846-2Yadier MolinaC5$ 15,200,0005-11187R-R31
    48491Hunter PenceRF4$ 15,200,0006-4210R-R31
    509242Aramis Ramirez3B1$ 15,137,8036-1219R-R36
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    5140-11Adam DunnDH-1B1$ 15,000,0006-6235L-R34
    2$ 15,000,000
    51576Carlos BeltranRF8$ 15,000,0006-1190B-R37
    517827Nick Swisher1B1$ 15,000,0006-0200B-L33
    5139-12Chase Utley2B4$ 15,000,0006-1185L-R35
    5528-27A.J. BurnettP5$ 14,707,7566-5205R-R37
    5610145Justin Upton *LF1$ 14,458,3336-2205R-R26
    57570Ervin SantanaP2$ 14,100,0006-2160R-R31
    5856-2Melvin UptonCF3$ 14,050,0006-2170R-R29
    59678Torii HunterRF6$ 14,000,0006-2205R-R38
    5913677Shin-Soo Choo *CF3$ 14,000,0005-11178L-L31
    5948-11Jose BautistaRF3$ 14,000,0006-0180R-R33
    5947-12Ryan Zimmerman3B2$ 14,000,0006-2210R-R29
    5910344David Price *P1$ 14,000,0006-6215L-L28
    7$ 14,000,000
    6457-7Alex RiosRF4$ 13,500,0006-5185R-R33
    6414278Michael Bourn *CF2$ 13,500,0005-11180L-R31
    647814James ShieldsP1$ 13,500,0006-3190R-R32
    6755-12Dan Uggla2B4$ 13,146,9425-11190R-R34
    5$ 13,146,942
    6811244Adam Jones *CF1$ 13,123,5206-2185R-R28
    6951-18Wandy RodriguezP1$ 13,000,0005-11160B-L35
    6957-12Edwin JacksonP1$ 13,000,0006-3190R-R30
    6957-12Shane VictorinoRF5$ 13,000,0005-9160R-R33
    6940-29Curtis GrandersonCF-LF2$ 13,000,0006-1180L-R33
    69756Jon LesterP2$ 13,000,0006-3200L-L30
    6$ 13,000,000
    6957-12Jonathan PapelbonP6$ 13,000,0006-4220R-R33
    758510Dustin Pedroia2B7$ 12,875,0005-9180R-R30
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    76859Matt GarzaP2$ 12,209,4256-3205R-R30
    7774-3Rafael SorianoP3$ 12,072,6586-1175R-R34
    7826-52Derek JeterSS9$ 12,000,0006-3195R-R40
    78203125R.A. Dickey *P4$ 12,000,0006-3205R-R39
    7857-21Victor MartinezDH8$ 12,000,0006-2170B-R35
    7876-2Ricky NolascoP2$ 12,000,0006-2220R-R31
    789214Adam LaRoche1B4$ 12,000,0006-3180L-L34
    7822-56Joey Votto1B1$ 12,000,0006-3200L-R30
    78780Rickie Weeks2B3$ 12,000,0006-0195R-R31
    7816789Scott Feldman *P1$ 12,000,0006-4210R-R31
    8684-2Michael CuddyerRF2$ 11,500,0006-2202R-R35
    8612236Yovani Gallardo *P4$ 11,500,0006-2190R-R28
    8810214Ryan Braun *LF5$ 11,398,6116-2205R-R30
    8912233Buster Posey *C6$ 11,277,7786-1205R-R27
    9010919Alex Gordon *LF2$ 11,250,0006-1220L-R30
    9190-1Brandon Phillips2B2$ 11,083,3335-11185R-R33
    9291-1Kyle LohseP6$ 11,000,0006-2190R-R35
    9278-14Jimmy RollinsSS7$ 11,000,0005-8154B-R35
    9210917Tim Hudson *P7$ 11,000,0006-0160R-R38
    9278-14Jorge De La RosaP3$ 11,000,0006-1190L-L33
    9218593Aaron Hill *2B1$ 11,000,0005-11195R-R32
    9214250Martin Prado *3B2$ 11,000,0006-1170R-R30
    10$ 11,000,000
    9210412Yu Darvish *P5$ 11,000,0006-5190R-R27
    9912829Carlos Gonzalez *LF4$ 10,928,5716-1170L-L28
    10017777Ubaldo Jimenez *P2$ 10,923,1036-2160R-R30

    Players who fell off the top 100 since prior year (2013)

    1. Alex Rodriguez 3. Vernon Wells 18. Roy Halladay 18. Barry Zito 23. Michael Young 23. Michael Young 29. Bronson Arroyo 38. Nick Markakis 40. Justin Morneau 40. Justin Morneau 50. Josh Johnson 53. Ryan Dempster 54. Ted Lilly 57. Dan Haren 66. Paul Konerko 67. Andy Pettitte 67. Kevin Youkilis 78. Chad Billingsley 85. Nelson Cruz 89. Carlos Marmol 89. Carlos Marmol 92. Heath Bell 92. Lance Berkman 92. Miguel Montero 92. Mariano Rivera 92. Brian Roberts


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