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High-level summary of Payroll data for the 2019 season. The list is sorted by highest payrolls. For each player listed, League Rank is listed in ().
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2019 Payrolls by Team

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#Team NameLeagueDivisionTeam PayrollWLWPctRanklgRankmlbRankLast Yr PayrollTop Salary
1Boston Red SoxALEast222,171,1238478.5193715235,649,368David Price (5)
2Chicago CubsNLCentral210,358,4888478.5193814183,463,459Jon Lester (12)
3New York YankeesALEast208,084,84810359.636123168,541,038Giancarlo Stanton (13)
4Los Angeles DodgersNLWest196,729,54810656.654112186,138,211Clayton Kershaw (6)
5San Francisco GiantsNLWest178,286,2227785.47531018208,509,901Johnny Cueto (22)
6St. Louis CardinalsNLCentral162,830,4309171.5621410161,005,146Yadier Molina (39)
7Washington NationalsNLEast161,877,9359369.574239181,586,759Max Scherzer (1)
8Houston AstrosALWest160,774,66610755.660111159,529,730Justin Verlander (9)
9Los Angeles AngelsALWest159,378,5837290.44441122174,592,209Mike Trout (3)
10New York MetsNLEast158,999,2708676.5313612155,765,125Yoenis Cespedes (8)
11Seattle MarinersALWest150,906,1436984.4515920162,480,174Felix Hernandez (11)
12Colorado RockiesNLWest147,433,0097191.43841223141,339,833Nolan Arenado (14)
13Philadelphia PhilliesNLEast140,711,9628181.500491696,848,371Jake Arrieta (16)
14Texas RangersALWest127,660,6527884.4813817144,498,078Shin-Soo Choo (33)
15Cincinnati RedsNLCentral126,423,2147587.46341119101,185,579Joey Votto (17)
16Milwaukee BrewersNLCentral124,755,4008973.549251190,237,112Yasmani Grandal (53)
17Arizona DiamondbacksNLWest123,932,9838577.5252713132,495,446Zack Greinke (4)
18Minnesota TwinsALCentral121,276,93310161.623134131,374,996Nelson Cruz (80)
19Cleveland IndiansALCentral119,241,7019369.574268137,346,173Carlos Santana (34)
20Detroit TigersALCentral116,478,40047114.29251530129,917,192Miguel Cabrera (7)
21Atlanta BravesNLEast113,778,3699765.599125120,542,785Josh Donaldson (21)
22Toronto Blue JaysALEast112,037,0066795.41441226162,664,502Justin Smoak (167)
23Kansas City RoyalsALCentral100,658,31659103.36441327129,967,987Alex Gordon (32)
24San Diego PadresNLWest99,205,0177092.4325132496,131,798Eric Hosmer (26)
25Oakland AthleticsALWest92,318,3339765.59924668,534,631Khris Davis (63)
26Chicago White SoxALCentral89,354,5347289.4473102172,177,640Jose Abreu (65)
27Pittsburgh PiratesNLCentral76,589,1546993.4265142587,860,654Francisco Cervelli (111)
28Baltimore OriolesALEast72,722,90654108.33351429143,600,045Chris Davis (31)
29Miami MarlinsNLEast72,449,40457105.3525152898,826,644Wei-Yin Chen (42)
30Tampa Bay RaysALEast60,444,9319666.59325778,231,049Justin Smoak (166)
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Glossary:
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