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High-level summary of Payroll data for the 2014 season. The list is sorted by highest payrolls. For each player listed, League Rank is listed in ().
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2014 Payrolls by Team

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#Team NameLeagueDivisionTeam PayrollWLWPctRanklgRankmlbRankLast Yr PayrollTop Salary
1Los Angeles DodgersNLWest235,295,2199468.580124216,302,909Zack Greinke (1)
2New York YankeesALEast203,812,5068478.5192813228,995,945CC Sabathia (4)
3Philadelphia PhilliesNLEast180,052,7237389.45151223159,578,214Cliff Lee (2)
4Boston Red SoxALEast162,817,4117191.43851225158,967,286Jake Peavy (34)
5Detroit TigersALCentral162,228,5279072.556136149,046,844Miguel Cabrera (13)
6Los Angeles AngelsALWest155,692,0009864.605111142,165,250Albert Pujols (10)
7San Francisco GiantsNLWest154,185,8788874.543248142,180,333Matt Cain (18)
8Texas RangersALWest136,036,1726795.41451528127,197,575Prince Fielder (5)
9Washington NationalsNLEast134,704,4379666.593112112,431,770Jayson Werth (19)
10Toronto Blue JaysALEast132,628,7008379.5123914118,244,039Mark Buehrle (23)
11Arizona DiamondbacksNLWest112,688,6666498.3955153090,158,500Aaron Hill (93)
12Cincinnati RedsNLCentral112,390,7727686.46941121110,565,728Joey Votto (79)
13St. Louis CardinalsNLCentral111,020,3609072.556135116,702,085Adam Wainwright (21)
14Atlanta BravesNLEast110,897,3417983.488281789,288,193Justin Upton (56)
15Baltimore OriolesALEast107,406,6239666.59312391,793,333Adam Jones (69)
16Milwaukee BrewersNLCentral103,844,8068280.506361591,003,366Aramis Ramirez (50)
17Colorado RockiesNLWest95,832,0716696.4074142975,449,071Troy Tulowitzki (35)
18Seattle MarinersALWest92,081,9438775.537361184,295,952Robinson Cano (5)
19Kansas City RoyalsALCentral92,034,3458973.54924780,491,725James Shields (65)
20Chicago White SoxALCentral91,159,2547389.45141124124,065,277John Danks (43)
21San Diego PadresNLWest90,094,1967785.4753102071,689,900Chase Headley (102)
22New York MetsNLEast89,051,7587983.488371688,877,033David Wright (22)
23Chicago CubsNLCentral89,007,8577389.45151322104,150,726Edwin Jackson (70)
24Minnesota TwinsALCentral85,776,5007092.4325132775,562,500Joe Mauer (10)
25Oakland AthleticsALWest83,401,4008874.543251068,577,000Yoenis Cespedes (103)
26Cleveland IndiansALCentral82,534,8008577.525371282,517,300Nick Swisher (51)
27Pittsburgh PiratesNLCentral78,111,6678874.54325966,289,524Wandy Rodriguez (70)
28Tampa Bay RaysALEast77,062,8917785.4754101857,030,272David Price (60)
29Miami MarlinsNLEast47,565,4007785.475491939,621,900Giancarlo Stanton (177)
30Houston AstrosALWest44,544,1747092.4324142624,328,538Scott Feldman (79)
30 record(s)
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