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2008 Baseball PayrollsPayrolls and Salaries
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Javier Vazquez earned $11,500,000 in 2008.
This is a Payroll Summary for 2008. 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 - $28,000,000
League Minimum$390,000
League Average Salary$2,696,252

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2008 Team Payrolls

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Team NameLeaguePayrollRkAttendanceRkTop 5 Salaries
Arizona DiamondbacksNL$66,202,712232,509,92415Randy Johnson $15,100,546   Adam Dunn $13,000,000   Doug Davis $7,750,000   Eric Byrnes $6,666,666   Orlando Hudson $6,250,000  
Atlanta BravesNL$102,365,683102,532,83414Mike Hampton $15,975,184   Tim Hudson $15,500,000   John Smoltz $14,000,000   Mark Teixeira $12,500,000   Chipper Jones $12,333,333  
Baltimore OriolesAL$67,196,246221,950,07524Aubrey Huff $8,000,000   Melvin Mora $7,826,914   Ramon Hernandez $7,500,000   Brian Roberts $6,300,000   Jay Payton $5,000,000  
Boston Red SoxAL$133,390,03543,048,25010Manny Ramirez $18,929,923   J.D. Drew $14,000,000   David Ortiz $13,000,000   Mike Lowell $12,500,000   Jason Varitek $10,442,030  
Chicago CubsNL$118,345,83383,300,2007Carlos Zambrano $16,000,000   Aramis Ramirez $15,000,000   Alfonso Soriano $14,000,000   Derrek Lee $13,250,000   Jim Edmonds $8,000,000  
Chicago White SoxAL$121,189,33252,501,10316Jim Thome $15,666,666   Mark Buehrle $14,000,000   Paul Konerko $12,000,000   Javier Vazquez $11,500,000   Orlando Cabrera $10,000,000  
Cincinnati RedsNL$74,117,695182,058,63223Adam Dunn $13,000,000   Francisco Cordero $8,625,000   Ken Griffey $8,282,695   Aaron Harang $6,750,000   Bronson Arroyo $4,575,000  
Cleveland IndiansAL$78,970,066162,169,76022C.C. Sabathia $11,000,000   Jake Westbrook $10,000,000   Travis Hafner $8,050,000   Paul Byrd $7,500,000   Casey Blake $6,100,000  
Colorado RockiesNL$68,655,500202,650,21813Todd Helton $16,600,000   Matt Holliday $9,500,000   Aaron Cook $5,125,000   Brian Fuentes $5,050,000   Livan Hernandez $5,000,000  
Detroit TigersAL$137,685,19633,202,6548Magglio Ordonez $15,768,174   Gary Sheffield $13,326,306   Ivan Rodriguez $12,379,883   Carlos Guillen $12,000,000   Miguel Cabrera $11,300,000  
Florida MarlinsNL$21,811,500301,335,07530Jacque Jones $6,333,333   Paul LoDuca $5,000,000   Kevin Gregg $2,500,000   Wes Helms $2,400,000   Andrew Miller $2,212,500  
Houston AstrosNL$88,930,414142,779,28712Miguel Tejada $14,811,414   Lance Berkman $14,500,000   Roy Oswalt $13,000,000   Carlos Lee $12,500,000   Kazuo Matsui $5,500,000  
Kansas City RoyalsAL$58,245,500241,578,92229Jose Guillen $12,000,000   Gil Meche $11,400,000   Mark Grudzielanek $4,500,000   Ron Mahay $4,000,000   Kip Wells $3,100,000  
Los Angeles AngelsAL$119,216,33363,336,7446Torii Hunter $16,500,000   Vladimir Guerrero $15,500,000   Garret Anderson $12,600,000   Mark Teixeira $12,500,000   Jon Garland $12,000,000  
Los Angeles DodgersNL$118,588,53673,730,5533Manny Ramirez $18,929,923   Rafael Furcal $15,730,195   Andruw Jones $14,726,910   Derek Lowe $10,000,000   Greg Maddux $10,000,000  
Milwaukee BrewersNL$80,937,499153,068,4589Ben Sheets $12,125,000   C.C. Sabathia $11,000,000   Eric Gagne $10,000,000   Jeff Suppan $8,250,000   Ray Durham $7,500,000  
Minnesota TwinsAL$56,932,766252,302,43121Justin Morneau $8,400,000   Joe Mauer $6,250,000   Joe Nathan $6,000,000   Michael Cuddyer $5,916,666   Livan Hernandez $5,000,000  
New York MetsNL$137,793,37624,042,0472Carlos Beltran $18,622,809   Johan Santana $16,984,216   Carlos Delgado $16,000,000   Pedro Martinez $11,813,351   Billy Wagner $10,500,000  
New York YankeesAL$209,081,57714,298,6551Alex Rodriguez $28,000,000   Jason Giambi $23,428,571   Derek Jeter $21,600,000   Andy Pettitte $16,000,000   Bobby Abreu $16,000,000  
Oakland AthleticsAL$47,967,126281,665,25627Frank Thomas $12,560,000   Eric Chavez $11,500,000   Mark Ellis $5,000,000   Rich Harden $4,750,000   Joe Blanton $3,700,000  
Philadelphia PhilliesNL$98,269,880123,422,5835Pat Burrell $14,250,000   Ryan Howard $10,000,000   Brett Myers $8,583,333   Jimmy Rollins $8,000,000   Adam Eaton $7,958,333  
Pittsburgh PiratesNL$48,689,783271,609,07628Matt Morris $10,037,283   Jack Wilson $6,650,000   Jason Bay $6,000,000   Adam LaRoche $5,000,000   Freddy Sanchez $4,150,000  
San Diego PadresNL$73,677,616192,427,53517Greg Maddux $10,000,000   Brian Giles $9,666,666   Jim Edmonds $8,000,000   Trevor Hoffman $7,500,000   Jake Peavy $6,500,000  
San Francisco GiantsNL$76,594,500172,863,83711Barry Zito $14,500,000   Aaron Rowand $9,600,000   Randy Winn $8,875,000   Ray Durham $7,500,000   Dave Roberts $6,500,000  
Seattle MarinersAL$117,666,48292,329,70219Ichiro Suzuki $17,102,149   Richie Sexson $15,500,000   Adrian Beltre $13,400,000   Jarrod Washburn $9,850,000   Miguel Batista $9,500,000  
St. Louis CardinalsNL$99,624,449113,430,6604Albert Pujols $13,870,949   Troy Glaus $12,500,000   Chris Carpenter $10,500,000   Jason Isringhausen $8,000,000   Mark Mulder $7,000,000  
Tampa Bay RaysAL$43,820,597291,780,79126Carlos Pena $6,000,000   Carl Crawford $5,375,000   Troy Percival $3,897,797   Scott Kazmir $3,785,000   Chad Bradford $3,666,666  
Texas RangersAL$67,712,326211,945,67725Vicente Padilla $11,000,000   Kevin Millwood $10,368,892   Michael Young $6,174,974   Hank Blalock $6,000,000   Milton Bradley $5,250,000  
Toronto Blue JaysAL$97,793,900132,399,78618A.J. Burnett $13,200,000   Frank Thomas $12,560,000   B.J. Ryan $12,000,000   Scott Rolen $11,625,000   Roy Halladay $10,000,000  
Washington NationalsNL$54,961,000262,320,40020Chad Cordero $6,200,000   Nick Johnson $5,500,000   Dmitri Young $5,000,000   Paul LoDuca $5,000,000   Austin Kearns $5,000,000