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High-level summary of Payroll data for the 2010 season. The list is sorted by highest payrolls. For each player listed, League Rank is listed in ().
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2010 Payrolls by Team

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#Team NameLeagueDivisionTeam PayrollWLWPctRanklgRankmlbRankLast Yr PayrollTop Salary
1New York YankeesALEast206,333,3899567.586223201,449,189Alex Rodriguez (1)
2Boston Red SoxALEast162,747,3338973.5493510121,745,999John Lackey (12)
3Chicago CubsNLCentral146,859,0007587.46351323134,809,000Alfonso Soriano (8)
4Philadelphia PhilliesNLEast141,927,3819765.599111113,004,046Ryan Howard (8)
5New York MetsNLEast132,701,4457983.48841020149,373,987Johan Santana (5)
6Detroit TigersALCentral122,864,9298181.5003916115,085,145Miguel Cabrera (6)
7Chicago White SoxALCentral108,273,1978874.543261196,068,500Jake Peavy (27)
8Los Angeles AngelsALWest105,013,6678082.49431017113,709,000Torii Hunter (14)
9Seattle MarinersALWest98,376,66761101.3774142998,904,166Ichiro Suzuki (16)
10San Francisco GiantsNLWest97,828,8339270.56812582,616,450Barry Zito (14)
11Minnesota TwinsALCentral97,559,1679468.58013465,299,266Justin Morneau (27)
12Los Angeles DodgersNLWest94,945,5178082.4944819100,414,592Manny Ramirez (13)
13St. Louis CardinalsNLCentral93,540,7538676.531261277,605,109Matt Holliday (21)
14Houston AstrosNLCentral92,355,5007686.46941222102,996,414Carlos Lee (8)
15Atlanta BravesNLEast84,423,6679171.56223696,726,166Derek Lowe (27)
16Colorado RockiesNLWest84,227,0008379.512371475,201,000Todd Helton (18)
17Baltimore OriolesALEast81,612,5006696.4075132767,101,666Kevin Millwood (58)
18Milwaukee BrewersNLCentral81,108,2797785.4753112180,182,502Jeff Suppan (46)
19Cincinnati RedsNLCentral72,386,5449171.56214773,558,500Aaron Harang (48)
20Kansas City RoyalsALCentral72,267,7106795.4145122670,519,333Gil Meche (53)
21Tampa Bay RaysALEast71,923,4719666.59311263,313,034Carlos Pena (76)
22Toronto Blue JaysALEast62,689,3578577.525471380,538,300Vernon Wells (24)
23Washington NationalsNLEast61,425,0006993.4265142460,328,000Adam Dunn (58)
24Cleveland IndiansALCentral61,203,9676993.4264112581,579,166Travis Hafner (67)
25Arizona DiamondbacksNLWest60,718,1676597.4015152873,516,666Dan Haren (104)
26Florida MarlinsNLEast55,641,5008082.494391836,834,000Nate Robertson (77)
27Texas RangersALWest55,250,5459072.55614968,178,798Michael Young (41)
28Oakland AthleticsALWest51,654,9008181.500281562,310,000Eric Chavez (48)
29San Diego PadresNLWest37,799,3009072.55625843,734,200Chris Young (140)
30Pittsburgh PiratesNLCentral34,943,00057105.3526163048,693,000Paul Maholm (172)
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Team Name Contextual to the grid but usually self-evident. Draft = Drafted team. League Abbreviation or name of league Division League division, geographically (usually) grouping of teams within a league W Wins (Pitcher or Team) L Losses (Pitcher or Team) WPct Winning Percentage (W/(W+L)) Rank If team context, indicates Divisional Rank LgRank Rank within a League. For MLB, refers to AL or NL MLBRank Rank in all of Major League Baseball for the season