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Top 100 Player Salaries

+ 2010 Players
League Minimum $ 400,000
League Average $ 2,812,412
  • A listing of the top 100 salaries for the 2010 season based on opening day salaries compiled in early April.
  • Players who fell out of the top 100 are listed below the Top 100 grid below.
  • Newcomers to the Top 100 have an asterisk (*)
  • 2010 Top 100 Player Salaries
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    110Alex Rodriguez3B1$ 33,000,0006-3195R-R34
    21816C.C. SabathiaP2$ 24,285,7146-7250L-L29
    330Derek JeterSS3$ 22,600,0006-3195R-R36
    440Mark Teixeira1B4$ 20,625,0006-3225B-R30
    583Johan SantanaP1$ 20,144,7076-0195L-L31
    62721Miguel Cabrera3B1$ 20,000,0006-2218R-R27
    75-2Carlos BeltranRF2$ 19,401,5696-1190B-R33
    8135Alfonso SorianoLF1$ 19,000,0006-1160R-R34
    86-2Carlos Lee1B1$ 19,000,0006-2220R-R34
    82012Ryan Howard1B1$ 19,000,0006-4230L-L30
    119-2Carlos ZambranoP2$ 18,875,0006-4250B-R29
    127866John LackeyP1$ 18,700,0006-6205R-R31
    132-11Manny RamirezDH1$ 18,695,0066-0205R-R38
    1$ 18,695,006
    1411-3Torii HunterRF1$ 18,500,0006-2205R-R34
    1410-4Barry ZitoP1$ 18,500,0006-4205L-L32
    1611-5Ichiro SuzukiRF1$ 18,000,0005-11170L-R36
    177-10Magglio OrdonezRF2$ 17,825,9766-0200R-R36
    1815-3Todd Helton1B1$ 17,775,0006-2206L-L36
    1914-5Aramis Ramirez3B3$ 16,750,0006-1219R-R32
    2016-4A.J. BurnettP5$ 16,500,0006-5205R-R33
    213413Matt HollidayLF1$ 16,333,3276-4235R-R30
    223614Chris CarpenterP2$ 15,840,9716-6225R-R35
    23285Roy HalladayP2$ 15,750,0006-6225R-R33
    24190166Vernon Wells *Highest DebutLF1$ 15,687,5006-1210R-R31
    255025Hiroki KurodaP2$ 15,433,3336-2174R-R35
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    267044Chase Utley2B3$ 15,285,7146-1185L-R31
    2720-7Mariano RiveraP6$ 15,000,0006-2170R-R40
    2720-7Derek LoweP1$ 15,000,0006-6230R-R37
    27292Roy OswaltP2$ 15,000,0006-0170R-R32
    4$ 15,000,000
    276437Justin Morneau1B1$ 15,000,0006-4205L-R29
    277346Jake PeavyP2$ 15,000,0006-1180R-R29
    3226-6Albert PujolsDH-1B3$ 14,595,9536-3230R-R30
    3325-8Lance BerkmanDH7$ 14,500,0006-1205B-L34
    3$ 14,500,000
    3429-5Mark BuehrleP3$ 14,000,0006-2200L-L31
    347844Chipper Jones3B2$ 14,000,0006-4210B-R38
    3429-5J.D. DrewRF2$ 14,000,0006-1195L-R34
    344713Kosuke Fukudome1B4$ 14,000,0006-1185L-R33
    388951Aaron RowandCF-LF2$ 13,600,0006-1200R-R32
    399556Ryan DempsterP5$ 13,500,0006-1201R-R33
    4037-3Derrek Lee1B6$ 13,250,0006-5225R-R34
    3$ 13,250,000
    4139-2Michael Young3B1$ 13,174,9746-1175R-R33
    4238-4Jorge PosadaDH8$ 13,100,0006-2205B-R38
    4340-3David OrtizDH3$ 13,000,0006-4237L-L34
    437835Carlos Guillen2B3$ 13,000,0006-1180B-R34
    4340-3Ted LillyP3$ 13,000,0006-0185L-L34
    7$ 13,000,000
    46460Jeff SuppanP1$ 12,750,0006-2210R-R35
    4$ 12,750,000
    46515Carlos SilvaP8$ 12,750,0006-4225R-R31
    486517Eric Chavez3B1$ 12,500,0006-0204L-R32
    4847-1Mike Lowell3B4$ 12,500,0006-4205R-R36
    4847-1Jeremy BondermanP4$ 12,500,0006-0210R-R27
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    487426Joe MauerC2$ 12,500,0006-4220L-R27
    4829-19Aaron HarangP1$ 12,500,0006-7240R-R32
    536916Gil MecheP1$ 12,400,0006-3180R-R31
    5412571Raul Ibanez *LF5$ 12,166,6666-2200L-R38
    549440Francisco RodriguezP3$ 12,166,6666-0175R-R28
    5653-3Francisco CorderoP2$ 12,125,0006-2200R-R35
    577215Josh BeckettP5$ 12,100,0006-4190R-R30
    5845-13Kevin MillwoodP1$ 12,000,0006-4220R-R35
    5810446Adam Dunn *DH-1B1$ 12,000,0006-6235L-R30
    5855-3Jose GuillenRF-LF2$ 12,000,0005-11195R-R34
    3$ 12,000,000
    5855-3Paul Konerko1B-DH4$ 12,000,0006-3211R-R34
    5855-3Brad LidgeP6$ 12,000,0006-5200R-R33
    587820Dontrelle WillisP1$ 12,000,0006-4250L-L28
    5$ 12,000,000
    5855-3Oliver PerezP4$ 12,000,0006-3160L-L28
    6516196Andy Pettitte *P9$ 11,750,0006-5225L-L38
    667711Bronson ArroyoP3$ 11,625,0006-5180R-R33
    6765-2Javier VazquezP10$ 11,500,0006-2195R-R33
    6765-2Travis HafnerDH1$ 11,500,0006-3215L-R33
    69767Gary MatthewsCF-RF5$ 11,400,0006-3200B-R35
    7012959Prince Fielder *1B2$ 11,000,0005-11280L-R26
    70 Jake WestbrookP2$ 11,000,0006-3200R-R32
    5$ 11,000,000
    7012959Milton Bradley *LF2$ 11,000,0006-0180B-R32
    73785Kerry WoodP11$ 10,500,0006-5230R-R33
    3$ 10,500,000
    7411642David Wright *3B6$ 10,250,0006-0195R-R27
    7514065Alex Rios *RF5$ 10,200,0006-5185R-R29
    RankPrior RkChangePlayerPosTeamTeam RankSalaryHtWtB-TBornBirthplaceAge
    7610428Carlos Pena *1B-DH1$ 10,125,0006-2210L-L32
    7710427Edgar Renteria *SS4$ 10,000,0006-1180R-R34
    7710427Brian Roberts *2B2$ 10,000,0005-9170B-R32
    77 Ben SheetsP2$ 10,000,0006-1195R-R31
    7710326Carl Crawford *LF2$ 10,000,0006-2219L-L28
    7712952Nate Robertson *P7$ 10,000,0006-2215L-R32
    1$ 10,000,000
    829210Aaron CookP2$ 9,625,0006-3175R-R31
    8312037Rafael Furcal *SS4$ 9,500,0005-10165B-R32
    8411834Michael Cuddyer *RF3$ 9,416,6666-2202R-R31
    8514358Kevin Youkilis *3B6$ 9,375,0006-1220R-R31
    8515065Jose Reyes *SS7$ 9,375,0006-0160B-R27
    8714356Jonathan Papelbon *P7$ 9,350,0006-4220R-R29
    88935Julio LugoSS-3B3$ 9,250,0006-1165R-R34
    8912334Kyle Lohse *P6$ 9,187,5006-2190R-R31
    9012939Pat Burrell *LF5$ 9,000,0006-4225R-R33
    3$ 9,000,000
    9035-55Adrian Beltre3B8$ 9,000,0005-11170R-R31
    9017-73Tim HudsonP4$ 9,000,0006-0160R-R34
    9017484Bobby Abreu *LF2$ 9,000,0006-0197L-R36
    90988Brian FuentesP4$ 9,000,0006-4220L-L34
    3$ 9,000,000
    9015262Robinson Cano *2B12$ 9,000,0006-0172L-R27
    9015262Cliff Lee *P2$ 9,000,0006-4190L-L31
    3$ 9,000,000
    90471381Tim Lincecum *P6$ 9,000,0005-11170L-R26
    9818587Randy Wolf *P3$ 8,800,2766-0194L-L33
    9911516Jason Bay *LF-RF8$ 8,625,0006-2200R-R31
    10013434Bill Hall *2B-3B9$ 8,525,0006-0175R-R30

    Players who fell off the top 100 since prior year (2009)

    19. Jason Schmidt 20. Vladimir Guerrero 24. Miguel Tejada 29. Gary Sheffield 40. Johnny Damon 40. Hideki Matsui 40. Jim Thome 40. Jim Thome 52. Troy Glaus 54. Brett Myers 55. Carlos Delgado 55. Vicente Padilla 55. Vicente Padilla 55. B.J. Ryan 62. Eric Byrnes 63. Scott Rolen 63. Scott Rolen 65. Jermaine Dye 71. Joe Nathan 74. Billy Wagner 74. Billy Wagner 78. Mike Cameron 78. Jose Contreras 78. Jose Contreras 78. Kelvim Escobar 78. Juan Pierre 87. Jason Marquis 88. Jarrod Washburn 88. Jarrod Washburn 89. Randy Winn 91. Miguel Batista 95. Brian Giles 97. Doug Davis 98. Ramon Hernandez 98. Jimmy Rollins


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