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Kenny LoftonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1988-2007 MLB Years: 1991-2007
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PositionsCF-1450, OF-889, LF-50, DH-12, RF-10Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameKenneth Lofton
Height6-0Weight180BatsLeftThrowsLeft
Born DateMay 31,1967 [51.078]PlaceEast Chicago,Indiana
High SchoolWashington (East Chicago,IN)
CollegeUniversity of Arizona (Tucson,AZ)

DraftedSelected by the Houston Astros [Team Picks] in the 17th round (428th overall) of the 1988 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsClark CristService Time15.023 (2006)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1991-MLB-#75 ... 1991-HOU-#4 ... 1992-MLB-#28 ... 1992-MLB-#1
MLB DebutSeptember 14,1991 [24.106]
OrganizationsCLE [10] HOU [4] SFN [1] ATL [1] TEX [1] CHA [1] CHN [1] LAN [1] NYA [1] PHI [1] PIT [1] Awards7Awards Voting5-312
TBC Player ID1233Retrosheet IDloftk001MLBAM ID117863
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Player Notes:   Played 4 years of College Basketball at the University of Arizona (1985-1988) ... Topps All-Star Rookie (OF) in 1992
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Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1988ArizonaCollegeJrcf2151000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
1988Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-of2148187234061114264195101000.214.286.273.559518207.289.059.278.2629.1824.642.680.48187.0020.00
1989Auburn AstrosNYPLA-hou-of223411021293108265143001400.264.336.309.645344129.345.045.364.29810.8523.262.140.000.0013.79
1989Asheville TouristsSALAhou-of22228214272019146121012000.329.421.390.81132397.366.061.305.37712.3710.310.831.0382.0011.11
1989Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         561923556511174011264013400.292.372.344.716667226.355.052.339.33211.5017.701.540.44192.0012.50
1990Osceola AstrosFSLA+hou-of23124481981591552356216617738320.331.407.395.80219022556.388.064.287.36710.9713.851.260.36240.5013.84
1991Tucson TorosPCLAAAhou-of241305459316819172504023529508250.308.367.417.78422738607.369.109.235.3508.5715.651.830.33272.5022.62
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou28of24207491510002151900000.203.253.216.46916179.273.013.095.2226.3324.053.800.000.006.67
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7of25148576961641585426612685424137.285.362.365.72721028651.307.080.292.33410.458.290.790.77115.2017.07
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7of261485691161852881427014818312468.325.408.408.81623237657.376.083.323.36812.3312.631.020.15569.0020.00
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7of2711245910516032912576012525624655.349.412.536.94824653523.373.187.405.4089.9410.711.082.2938.2533.13
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7of281184819314922137535415404914366.310.362.453.81521842529.332.143.308.3557.569.261.231.3268.7128.19
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7cf2915466213221035414677517618207637.317.372.446.81829553736.343.129.308.3598.2911.141.341.9047.2925.24
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl7cf301224939016420654827206483223510.333.409.428.83721131564.390.095.239.37411.3514.721.300.8998.6018.90
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7cf3115460010116931612645410878023617.282.371.413.78424849698.305.131.350.35012.4611.460.921.7250.0028.99
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7cf32120465110140286739256798465524.301.405.432.83720141560.351.131.342.37514.1115.001.061.2566.4329.29
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7cf3313754310715123515733077972468311.278.369.422.79122943640.293.144.331.35012.3411.250.912.3436.2028.48
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7cf34133517911352141466168476925518.261.322.398.72020639576.276.137.244.3148.1611.981.472.4336.9328.89
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha1cf35933526891206842228495104100.259.348.418.76614734406.282.159.338.33912.0712.561.041.9744.0037.36
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn1cf354618030481033973232211001.267.353.406.7597316205.290.139.289.33711.2210.730.961.4660.0033.33
2002Totals for MLB-MLB         1395329813930911512911727315101.261.350.414.76422050611.285.153.321.33811.7811.951.011.8048.3635.97
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit7cf36843395894194926185282922312.277.333.437.77014832374.280.160.280.3347.497.751.042.4137.6734.04
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn7cf36562083968134320124182225324.327.381.471.8529820236.349.144.269.3677.639.321.221.2769.3329.41
2002Totals for NL-NL         140547971623281246309465147636.296.352.450.80224652610.306.154.276.3477.548.361.111.9745.5832.10
2004Tampa YankeesFSLA+nya-of3714110000000000000.250.250.250.500104.250.000.000.2220.000.000.000.000.000.00
2004Trenton ThunderEastAAnya-of37414031002001300000.214.267.286.5534115.273.072.143.2496.6720.003.000.000.0033.33
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         518141002001300000.222.263.278.5415119.267.056.111.2435.2615.793.000.000.0025.00
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya12cf3783276517610731873312711414.275.346.395.74110920313.292.120.246.3259.908.630.870.9692.0026.32
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi7cf3811036767123155236223324125023.335.392.420.81215422406.373.085.223.3597.8810.101.280.49183.5017.89
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan6cf391294697914115123413254542062116.301.360.403.76318930522.324.102.256.3368.628.050.930.57156.3321.28
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex7cf40843176296163723214392822315.303.380.438.81813926363.312.135.312.36110.747.710.721.9345.2927.08
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle7lf405217324499301523172304201.283.344.370.7146412196.322.087.179.3198.6711.731.350.000.0024.49
2003Totals for AL-AL         13649086145256738237565126516.296.367.414.78120338559.316.118.265.34510.029.120.911.2570.0026.21
MLB Totals - 17 Season(s)Filter2103812015282428383116130781622160945101632726543109.299.372.423.79534336299234.326.124.297.00010.2311.001.081.4162.4625.91
Minor League Totals - 5 Season(s)Filter36314232504274624611816854159266420970.300.370.379.749539761615.363.079.271.0009.8516.471.670.37237.1717.80
AAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1305459316819172504023529508250.308.367.417.78422738607.369.109.235.0008.5715.651.830.33272.5022.62
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter414031002001300000.214.267.286.5534115.273.072.143.0006.6720.003.000.000.0033.33
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter125485991601552356216617738320.330.406.394.80019122560.386.064.285.00010.8913.751.260.36242.5013.75
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter228214272019146121012000.329.421.390.81132397.366.061.305.00012.3710.310.831.0382.0011.11
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter82297446992122529338102400.232.305.286.5918512336.311.054.310.0009.8224.112.450.30297.0017.39
NCAA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51000000000000000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
Cleveland Indians Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter12765045975151224466875184521046116522044463064.300.375.426.80121493975766.327.126.316.00010.6011.311.071.5157.9926.26
Atlanta Braves Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1224939016420654827206483223510.333.409.428.83721131564.390.095.239.00011.3514.721.300.8998.6018.90
Los Angeles Dodgers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1294697914115123413254542062116.301.360.403.76318930522.324.102.256.0008.628.050.930.57156.3321.28
Philadelphia Phillies Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter11036767123155236223324125023.335.392.420.81215422406.373.085.223.0007.8810.101.280.49183.5017.89
Chicago White Sox Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter933526891206842228495104100.259.348.418.76614734406.282.159.338.00012.0712.561.041.9744.0037.36
Pittsburgh Pirates Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter843395894194926185282922312.277.333.437.77014832374.280.160.280.0007.497.751.042.4137.6734.04
Texas Rangers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter843176296163723214392822315.303.380.438.81813926363.312.135.312.00010.747.710.721.9345.2927.08
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter83276517610731873312711414.275.346.395.74110920313.292.120.246.0009.908.630.870.9692.0026.32
Chicago Cubs Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter562083968134320124182225324.327.381.471.8529820236.349.144.269.0007.639.321.221.2769.3329.41
San Francisco Giants Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter4618030481033973232211001.267.353.406.7597316205.290.139.289.00011.2210.730.961.4660.0033.33
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter207491510002151900000.203.253.216.46916179.273.013.095.0006.3324.053.800.000.006.67
Average MLB - Per 162 games16262611818730910604812737826538.299.372.423.79526448711.326.124.297.00010.2311.001.081.4162.4625.91
Average Minor - Per 162 games162635112191211135375247111929430.300.370.379.74924134721.363.079.271.0009.8516.471.670.37237.1717.80

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1988Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou21OF47--9454210399.9612.11------4897.962.7
1989Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou22OF28--3748-4941.8371.46------3482.436.4
1989Asheville Tourists SALAhou22OF22--3812-4139.9511.77------22100.015.9
1990Osceola Astros FSLA+hou23OF123--2461372266259.9742.11------12499.289.1
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou24OF129--3082793344335.9742.60------13099.292.1
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24OF20--4111-4342.9772.10------20100.012.3
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25OF143--4201483442434.9823.03------14896.688.3
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26OF146--4021193422413.9792.83------14898.690.1
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27OF112--2761323291289.9932.58------112100.099.1
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28OF114--2481183267259.9702.27------11896.679.2
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28DH2---------------1181.71.4
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29CF153--37513103398388.9752.54------15499.495.0
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30CF122--289551299294.9832.41------122100.075.3
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31CF154--3401884366358.9782.32------154100.095.1
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32CF119--2551133269266.9892.24------12099.273.5
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32DH1---------------1200.80.6
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33CF135-1152348441356352.9892.610.31-----13798.583.3
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33DH1---------------1370.70.6
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34CF130-107631036-319313.9812.410.29-----13397.780.2
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35CF92-7442303--2332331.0002.530.31-----9398.956.8
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35CF44-3701163--1191191.0002.700.32-----4695.727.3
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36CF81807142035-22082081.0002.570.29-----8496.450.0
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36CF555245611133-117114.9742.070.25-----5698.234.0
2004Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya37OF1--1---111.0001.00------1100.00.8
2004Trenton Thunder EastAAnya37OF4--6---661.0001.50------4100.02.8
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya37CF6562539162313166165.9942.540.31-----8378.340.1
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya37RF10552181112019.9501.900.37-----8312.06.2
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya37DH4---------------834.82.5
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38CF9788741201741212208.9812.140.28-----11088.259.9
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38DH1---------------1100.90.6
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan39CF12011596124143-248245.9882.040.25-----12993.074.1
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan39DH22--------------1291.61.2
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex40CF8079669186533194191.9852.390.29-----8495.249.4
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40LF5042388823-185851.0001.700.22-----5296.230.9
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40CF33212---221.0000.670.10-----525.81.9
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex40DH1---------------841.20.6
MLB Totals for CF - 12 season(s)-   CF14504797443336987502135063456.9862.380.46-----14500.00.0
MLB Totals for OF - 5 season(s)-   OF535--138750281214651437.9812.69------5350.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF5042388823-185851.0001.700.22-----500.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 7 season(s)-   DH122--------------120.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF10552181112019.9501.900.37-----100.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF129--3082793344335.9742.60------1290.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF4--6---661.0001.50------40.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF124--2471372267260.9742.10------1240.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF22--3812-4139.9511.77------220.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF75--1319122152140.9211.87------750.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1988Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou21---------47-
1989Auburn Astros NYPLA-hou22---------28-
1989Asheville Tourists SALAhou22---------22-
1990Osceola Astros FSLA+hou23---------123-
1991Tucson Toros PCLAAAhou24---------129-
1991Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24---------20-
1992Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle25---------143-
1993Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle26---------146-
1994Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle27---------112-
1995Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28---------1142
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle29-------153---
1997Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl30-------122---
1998Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle31-------154---
1999Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle32-------119--1
2000Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle33-------135--1
2001Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle34-------130---
2002Chicago White SoxALMLBcha35-------92---
2002San Francisco GiantsNLMLBsfn35-------44---
2003Pittsburgh PiratesNLMLBpit36-------81---
2003Chicago CubsNLMLBchn36-------55---
2004Tampa Yankees FSLA+nya37---------1-
2004Trenton Thunder EastAAnya37---------4-
2004New York YankeesALMLBnya37-------6510-4
2005Philadelphia PhilliesNLMLBphi38-------97--1
2006Los Angeles DodgersNLMLBlan39-------120--2
2007Texas RangersALMLBtex40-------80--1
2007Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle40------503---

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB28313120000001300000.154.214.154.3682014.200.000.0777.1421.433.000.000.000.00
1995Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB286244110203504600000.458.536.6251.16115228.611.167.54214.2921.431.500.000.0018.18
1995Cleveland IndiansWorld SeriesMLB28625651000603100000.200.286.240.5266128.208.040.40010.713.570.330.000.0020.00
1996Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB29418330001502300000.167.250.167.4173020.200.000.38910.0015.001.500.000.000.00
1997Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB30313221000001200000.154.214.231.4453114.182.077.1547.1414.292.000.000.0050.00
1997Atlanta BravesChamp. SeriesMLB30627350101101700000.185.214.259.4737128.250.074.1483.5725.007.000.000.0020.00
1998Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB31416561024201100000.375.412.8131.22513317.308.438.6255.885.881.0011.768.0050.00
1998Cleveland IndiansChamp. SeriesMLB31627251013101700000.185.214.333.5479228.211.148.2223.5725.007.003.5727.0040.00
1999Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB32516521001205600000.125.333.188.5213121.200.063.50023.8128.571.200.000.0050.00
2001Cleveland IndiansDiv SeriesMLB34519220013003500000.105.227.263.4905122.077.158.31613.6422.731.674.5519.0050.00
2002San Francisco GiantsDiv SeriesMLB35520571002102300100.350.391.400.7918123.389.050.2008.7013.041.500.000.0014.29
2002San Francisco GiantsChamp. SeriesMLB35521450012102410010.238.333.381.7148124.250.143.2868.3316.672.004.1721.0020.00
2002San Francisco GiantsWorld SeriesMLB35731791102302201000.290.333.387.72012234.310.097.2585.885.881.000.000.0022.22
2003Chicago CubsDiv SeriesMLB36521361001312200001.286.348.333.6817123.316.047.2388.708.701.000.000.0016.67
2003Chicago CubsChamp. SeriesMLB367318101002103401000.323.382.355.73711135.370.032.1618.5711.431.330.000.0010.00
2004New York YankeesDiv SeriesMLB3714010001000100000.250.250.250.500104.333.000.0000.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2004New York YankeesChamp. SeriesMLB37310130012102300000.300.417.6001.0176112.333.300.60016.6725.001.508.3310.0033.33
2006Los Angeles DodgersMLB Spring TrainingMLB391544571002001710000.159.196.182.3788146.189.023.0452.1715.227.000.000.0014.29
2006Los Angeles DodgersDiv SeriesMLB39313010000000400000.077.077.077.1541013.111.000.0000.0030.770.000.000.000.00
2007Texas RangersMLB Spring TrainingMLB4019538164005104400000.302.351.377.72820457.327.075.1707.027.021.000.000.0025.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 2 yrs3497132350071051110000.237.282.289.571285103.267.052.1134.8510.682.200.000.0021.74
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 10 yrs38153263250313131173000101.209.287.301.588468171.240.092.2819.9417.541.761.7551.0025.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 6 yrs33140223923313100133111010.279.344.400.744568155.340.121.2868.3920.002.381.9446.6720.51
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 2 yrs135613142102905301000.250.311.321.63218362.264.071.3218.064.840.600.000.0021.43

Awards [7]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1993American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1994American League Gold Glove (Outfielder) ... American League Player of the Week (June 20-June 26)2
1995American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1996American League Gold Glove (Outfielder)1
1997National League Player of the Week (April 14-April 20)1
2000American League Player of the Week (August 28-September 3)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2007-07-27TradeTraded by Rangers to Indians for Max Ramirez 
2006-12-12ContractSigned by Rangers (1-year) 
2006-04-14InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-04-02InjuredDisabled -- calf strain 
2005-12-20ContractSigned by Dodgers 
2005-05-20InjuredActivated from DL 
2005-05-03InjuredDisabled -- - 
2004-12-03TradeTraded by Yankees to Phillies for Felix Rodriguez. 
2004-06-12InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-06-01InjuredDisabled -- Strained left hamstring 
2004-05-02InjuredActivated from DL 
2004-04-18InjuredDisabled -- strained right quadriceps 
2004-01-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2003-10-30Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2003-07-23TradeTraded by Pirates with Aramis Ramirez and Cash to Cubs for $$2519$$, Matt Bruback and $$1148$$. 
2003-03-23ContractSigned by Pirates 
2003-03-14ContractSigned as Free Agent by Pirates. 
2002-11-04Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2002-11-01Free AgentGranted free agency 
2002-07-28TradeTraded by White Sox to Giants for Ryan Meaux and Felix Diaz. 
2002-02-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by White Sox. 
2001-11-05Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-06-01InjuredActivated from DL 
1997-12-08ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1997-10-28Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-03-25TradeTraded by Indians with Alan Embree to Braves for Dave Justice and Marquis Grissom. 
1991-12-10TradeTraded by Astros with Dave Rohde to Indians for Eddie Taubensee and Willie Blair. 
1988-06-16Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1991Houston AstrosTeam Payroll24100,000-62026-742,231100,000100,000
1992Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll25110,000-6743316962,245109,000210,000
1993Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll26450,000-3941757968,431109,000660,000
1994Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll27925,000-2661371957,101109,0001,585,000
1995Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll281,925,000-164882++999,520109,0003,510,000
1996Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll293,575,000-78692++957,870109,0007,085,000
1997Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll304,825,000-53595++1,182,177150,00011,910,000
1998Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll317,550,000-16199++1,276,192170,00019,460,000
1999Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll327,550,000-24298++1,454,491200,00027,010,000
2000Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll337,500,000-31397++1,394,248200,00034,510,000
2001Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll348,000,000-43396++1,897,758200,00042,510,000
2002Chicago White SoxTeam Payroll351,025,000-39012572,011,045200,00043,535,000
2002San Francisco GiantsTeam Payroll351,025,000-39021572,011,045200,00043,535,000
2003Pittsburgh PiratesTeam Payroll361,025,000-35711562,163,527300,00044,560,000
2003Chicago CubsTeam Payroll361,025,000-35718562,163,527300,00044,560,000
2004New York YankeesTeam Payroll373,100,000-1941779++2,070,100300,00047,660,000
2005Philadelphia PhilliesTeam Payroll383,100,000-2211376++2,189,055300,00050,760,000
2006Los Angeles DodgersTeam Payroll393,821,23615.0232011376++2,365,072327,00054,581,236
2007Texas RangersTeam Payroll406,000,000-132584++2,459,737380,00060,581,236
2007Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll406,000,000-132484++2,459,737380,00060,581,236
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red