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2016 Baseball PayrollsPayrolls and Salaries
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Erik Kratz earned $850,000 in 2016.
This is a Payroll Summary for 2016. 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 SalaryClayton Kershaw - Los Angeles Dodgers - $32,000,000
League Minimum$507,500
League Average Salary$3,498,245

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2016 Team Payrolls

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Team NameLeaguePayrollRkAttendanceRkTop 5 Salaries
Arizona DiamondbacksNL$98,657,436222,036,21621Zack Greinke $31,000,000   Paul Goldschmidt $5,750,000   Brad Ziegler $5,500,000   Shelby Miller $4,350,000   Tyler Clippard $4,100,000  
Atlanta BravesNL$84,821,541272,020,91422Matt Kemp $21,500,000   Freddie Freeman $12,000,000   Nick Markakis $10,500,000   Erick Aybar $8,500,000   Hector Olivera $4,000,000  
Baltimore OriolesAL$147,943,713102,172,34420Chris Davis $17,000,000   Adam Jones $16,000,000   Matt Wieters $15,800,000   Ubaldo Jimenez $13,000,000   J.J. Hardy $12,500,000  
Boston Red SoxAL$199,864,17832,955,4348David Price $30,000,000   Hanley Ramirez $22,000,000   Rick Porcello $20,000,000   Pablo Sandoval $17,000,000   David Ortiz $16,000,000  
Chicago CubsNL$167,444,16763,232,4205Jon Lester $20,000,000   John Lackey $16,000,000   Jason Heyward $15,000,000   Miguel Montero $14,000,000   Aroldis Chapman $11,325,000  
Chicago White SoxAL$115,998,667161,746,29326James Shields $21,000,000   John Danks $14,250,000   Melky Cabrera $14,000,000   David Robertson $11,000,000   Jose Abreu $10,000,000  
Cincinnati RedsNL$93,171,452251,894,08525Joey Votto $20,000,000   Homer Bailey $18,000,000   Brandon Phillips $13,000,000   Jay Bruce $12,500,000   Devin Mesoraco $4,900,000  
Cleveland IndiansAL$98,006,899231,591,66728Coco Crisp $11,000,000   Andrew Miller $9,000,000   Carlos Santana $8,250,000   Mike Napoli $7,000,000   Michael Brantley $6,500,000  
Colorado RockiesNL$113,242,571172,602,52411Carlos Gonzalez $17,000,000   Jorge De La Rosa $12,500,000   Gerardo Parra $8,000,000   Boone Logan $6,250,000   Jason Motte $5,000,000  
Detroit TigersAL$199,525,50042,493,85913Miguel Cabrera $28,000,000   Justin Verlander $28,000,000   Justin Upton $22,125,000   Victor Martinez $18,000,000   Jordan Zimmermann $18,000,000  
Houston AstrosAL$96,643,000242,306,62317Colby Rasmus $15,800,000   Carlos Gomez $9,000,000   Scott Feldman $8,000,000   Dallas Keuchel $7,250,000   Doug Fister $7,000,000  
Kansas City RoyalsAL$137,606,125142,557,71212Alex Gordon $12,000,000   Edinson Volquez $9,500,000   Kendrys Morales $9,000,000   Jason Vargas $8,500,000   Eric Hosmer $8,250,000  
Los Angeles AngelsAL$166,831,19073,016,1427Albert Pujols $25,000,000   Jered Weaver $20,000,000   Mike Trout $15,250,000   Ricky Nolasco $12,000,000   Huston Street $8,000,000  
Los Angeles DodgersNL$253,639,16213,703,3121Clayton Kershaw $32,000,000   Adrian Gonzalez $21,000,000   Carl Crawford $20,750,000   Andre Ethier $18,000,000   Brett Anderson $15,800,000  
Miami MarlinsNL$70,464,500281,712,41727Martin Prado $11,000,000   Giancarlo Stanton $9,000,000   Andrew Cashner $7,150,000   Wei-Yin Chen $6,000,000   Tom Koehler $3,500,000  
Milwaukee BrewersNL$62,964,319302,314,61416Ryan Braun $19,000,000   Matt Garza $12,500,000   Aaron Hill $12,000,000   Jonathan Lucroy $4,250,000   Wily Peralta $2,800,000  
Minnesota TwinsAL$104,591,200181,963,91223Joe Mauer $23,000,000   Ervin Santana $13,500,000   Ricky Nolasco $12,000,000   Phil Hughes $9,200,000   Trevor Plouffe $7,250,000  
New York MetsNL$130,612,115152,789,6029David Wright $20,000,000   Yoenis Cespedes $17,500,000   Curtis Granderson $16,000,000   Jay Bruce $12,500,000   Neil Walker $10,550,000  
New York YankeesAL$227,854,34923,063,4056C.C. Sabathia $25,000,000   Mark Teixeira $22,500,000   Masahiro Tanaka $22,000,000   Jacoby Ellsbury $21,142,857   Alex Rodriguez $20,000,000  
Oakland AthleticsAL$85,823,390261,521,50629Coco Crisp $11,000,000   Billy Butler $10,000,000   Jed Lowrie $7,500,000   Josh Reddick $6,575,000   Ryan Madson $6,500,000  
Philadelphia PhilliesNL$103,346,668191,915,14424Ryan Howard $25,000,000   Carlos Ruiz $8,500,000   Charlie Morton $8,000,000   Jeremy Hellickson $7,000,000   A.J. Ellis $4,500,000  
Pittsburgh PiratesNL$99,960,499212,249,02119Francisco Liriano $13,000,000   Andrew McCutchen $13,000,000   Mark Melancon $9,650,000   Jon Niese $9,000,000   Mike Morse $8,500,000  
San Diego PadresNL$100,547,000202,351,42615Matt Kemp $21,500,000   James Shields $21,000,000   Melvin Upton $15,450,000   Tyson Ross $9,625,000   Andrew Cashner $7,150,000  
San Francisco GiantsNL$171,464,94353,365,2564Matt Cain $20,000,000   Buster Posey $20,000,000   Hunter Pence $18,500,000   Johnny Cueto $15,000,000   Jake Peavy $13,000,000  
Seattle MarinersAL$144,996,858122,267,92818Felix Hernandez $25,000,000   Robinson Cano $24,000,000   Nelson Cruz $14,000,000   Hisashi Iwakuma $10,000,000   Drew Storen $8,375,000  
St. Louis CardinalsNL$149,186,00093,444,4902Adam Wainwright $19,500,000   Matt Holliday $17,000,000   Yadier Molina $14,000,000   Jhonny Peralta $12,500,000   Mike Leake $12,000,000  
Tampa Bay RaysAL$64,120,323291,286,16330Evan Longoria $12,100,000   Kevin Jepsen $5,312,500   Matt Moore $5,000,000   Steve Pearce $4,750,000   Logan Morrison $4,200,000  
Texas RangersAL$161,246,72082,710,40210Prince Fielder $24,000,000   Cole Hamels $22,500,000   Shin-Soo Choo $20,000,000   Adrian Beltre $18,000,000   Carlos Beltran $15,000,000  
Toronto Blue JaysAL$140,582,027133,392,2993Troy Tulowitzki $20,000,000   Melvin Upton $15,450,000   Russell Martin $15,000,000   Jose Bautista $14,000,000   Francisco Liriano $13,000,000  
Washington NationalsNL$146,686,385112,481,93814Jayson Werth $21,000,000   Max Scherzer $15,000,000   Ryan Zimmerman $14,000,000   Gio Gonzalez $12,000,000   Jonathan Papelbon $11,000,000