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2005 Baseball PayrollsPayrolls and Salaries
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Sean Casey earned $7,800,000 in 2005.
This is a Payroll Summary for 2005. Team payrolls are listed below and by clicking on the team name, you can see the payroll broken down by player. Payroll information on The Cube is available since 1985.

Top SalaryAlex Rodriguez - New York Yankees - $26,000,000
League Minimum$300,000
League Average Salary$2,189,055

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2005 Team Payrolls

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Team NameLeaguePayrollRkAttendanceRkTop 5 Salaries
Arizona DiamondbacksNL$62,329,166172,059,33120Javier Vazquez $11,000,000   Luis Gonzalez $10,083,333   Troy Glaus $9,000,000   Shawn Green $7,833,333   Russ Ortiz $7,375,000  
Atlanta BravesNL$86,457,302102,521,53415Chipper Jones $16,061,802   Mike Hampton $15,125,000   Andruw Jones $13,000,000   John Smoltz $9,000,000   Tim Hudson $6,500,000  
Baltimore OriolesAL$73,914,333142,624,80414Sammy Sosa $17,000,000   Miguel Tejada $11,000,000   Sidney Ponson $8,500,000   Javy Lopez $7,500,000   Melvin Mora $3,833,333  
Boston Red SoxAL$123,505,12522,813,3548Manny Ramirez $22,000,000   Curt Schilling $14,500,000   Johnny Damon $8,250,000   Jason Varitek $8,000,000   Edgar Renteria $8,000,000  
Chicago CubsNL$87,032,93393,100,2626Kerry Wood $9,500,000   Greg Maddux $9,000,000   Aramis Ramirez $8,950,000   Nomar Garciaparra $8,250,000   Matt Lawton $7,750,000  
Chicago White SoxAL$75,178,000132,342,83417Paul Konerko $8,750,000   Jose Contreras $8,500,000   Frank Thomas $8,000,000   Freddy Garcia $8,000,000   Mark Buehrle $6,000,000  
Cincinnati RedsNL$61,892,583181,943,15725Ken Griffey $12,500,000   Sean Casey $7,800,000   Danny Graves $6,250,000   Eric Milton $5,333,333   Adam Dunn $4,600,000  
Cleveland IndiansAL$41,502,500261,973,18524Kevin Millwood $7,000,000   C.C. Sabathia $5,250,000   Arthur Rhodes $3,700,000   Aaron Boone $3,000,000   Jake Westbrook $2,900,000  
Colorado RockiesNL$48,155,000241,915,58626Todd Helton $12,600,000   Preston Wilson $12,500,000   Byung-Hyun Kim $6,575,000   Jason Jennings $2,400,000   Shawn Chacon $2,350,000  
Detroit TigersAL$69,092,000152,024,50521Bobby Higginson $8,850,000   Dmitri Young $8,000,000   Ivan Rodriguez $8,000,000   Magglio Ordonez $7,200,000   Troy Percival $6,000,000  
Florida MarlinsNL$60,408,834191,823,38827Mike Lowell $7,500,000   Al Leiter $7,000,000   Luis Castillo $5,166,667   Paul LoDuca $4,666,667   Juan Encarnacion $4,435,000  
Houston AstrosNL$76,779,000122,762,47210Roger Clemens $18,000,000   Jeff Bagwell $18,000,000   Lance Berkman $10,500,000   Andy Pettitte $8,500,000   Roy Oswalt $5,900,000  
Kansas City RoyalsAL$36,881,000291,371,18129Mike Sweeney $11,000,000   Terrence Long $4,875,000   Brian Anderson $3,250,000   Eli Marrero $3,200,000   Jose Lima $2,500,000  
Los Angeles Angels of AnaheimAL$97,725,32243,404,6864Vladimir Guerrero $12,500,000   Bartolo Colon $10,000,000   Garret Anderson $9,600,000   Darin Erstad $8,250,000   Jarrod Washburn $6,500,000  
Los Angeles DodgersNL$83,039,000113,603,6802J.D. Drew $9,400,000   Jeff Weaver $9,350,000   Eric Gagne $8,000,000   Jeff Kent $7,350,000   Derek Lowe $7,000,000  
Milwaukee BrewersNL$39,934,833272,211,02318Carlos Lee $8,000,000   Geoff Jenkins $7,333,333   Ben Sheets $6,000,000   Damian Miller $3,250,000   Wes Helms $2,812,500  
Minnesota TwinsAL$56,186,000202,013,45322Brad Radke $9,000,000   Bret Boone $9,000,000   Torii Hunter $8,000,000   Joe Mays $7,250,000   Shannon Stewart $6,000,000  
New York MetsNL$101,305,82132,782,2129Mike Piazza $16,071,429   Carlos Beltran $11,571,429   Pedro Martinez $10,875,000   Tom Glavine $10,765,608   Mike Cameron $7,333,333  
New York YankeesAL$208,306,81714,090,4401Alex Rodriguez $26,000,000   Derek Jeter $19,600,000   Mike Mussina $19,000,000   Randy Johnson $16,000,000   Kevin Brown $15,714,286  
Oakland AthleticsAL$55,425,762222,109,29819Jason Kendall $10,571,429   Eric Chavez $8,500,000   Mark Kotsay $6,500,000   Barry Zito $5,600,000   Octavio Dotel $4,750,000  
Philadelphia PhilliesNL$95,522,00052,665,30113Jim Thome $13,166,667   Bobby Abreu $13,100,000   Billy Wagner $9,000,000   Mike Lieberthal $7,500,000   Pat Burrell $7,250,000  
Pittsburgh PiratesNL$38,133,000281,794,23728Matt Lawton $7,750,000   Mark Redman $4,500,000   Jack Wilson $3,250,000   Kip Wells $3,175,000   Craig Wilson $3,000,000  
San Diego PadresNL$63,290,833162,832,0397Chan Ho Park $15,000,000   Phil Nevin $9,625,000   Ryan Klesko $9,000,000   Brian Giles $8,333,333   Trevor Hoffman $5,000,000  
San Francisco GiantsNL$90,199,50073,140,7815Barry Bonds $22,000,000   Jason Schmidt $8,187,500   Edgardo Alfonzo $7,500,000   Moises Alou $7,250,000   Ray Durham $7,200,000  
Seattle MarinersAL$87,754,33482,689,52912Ichiro Suzuki $12,500,000   Adrian Beltre $11,400,000   Bret Boone $9,000,000   Jamie Moyer $8,000,000   Richie Sexson $6,000,000  
St. Louis CardinalsNL$92,106,83363,491,8373Larry Walker $12,666,667   Scott Rolen $11,625,000   Albert Pujols $11,000,000   Jim Edmonds $10,333,333   Jason Isringhausen $7,000,000  
Tampa Bay RaysAL$29,679,067301,124,18930Aubrey Huff $4,916,667   Danys Baez $3,750,000   Julio Lugo $3,250,000   Joe Borowski $2,300,000   Toby Hall $1,950,000  
Texas RangersAL$55,849,000212,486,92516Chan Ho Park $15,000,000   Phil Nevin $9,625,000   Alfonso Soriano $7,500,000   Steve Karsay $6,000,000   Richard Hidalgo $5,000,000  
Toronto Blue JaysAL$45,719,500251,977,94923Roy Halladay $10,500,000   Miguel Batista $4,750,000   Shea Hillenbrand $3,870,000   Corey Koskie $3,500,000   Ted Lilly $3,100,000  
Washington NationalsNL$48,581,500232,692,12311Preston Wilson $12,500,000   Livan Hernandez $8,000,000   Jose Vidro $7,000,000   Cristian Guzman $4,200,000   Mike Stanton $4,000,000