The Pay’s The Thing

These pages track MLB contracts and payrolls. Figures are unofficial, collected from published reports and sources around the game.

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Contact Jeff at JEuston@baseballprospectus.com.

PROJECTED 2022 PAYROLLS

Figures in millions of dollars, as of 11/30/21. MLB rank in parentheses.

Open Day (26-man)
CB Tax (40-man)
Open Day (26-man)
CB Tax (40-man)
$210.3 (3) $220.7 (3) $255.5 (1) $265.0 (1)
$164.5 (9) $187.4 (7) $172.3 (5) $178.3 (9)
$137.5 (11) $159.1 (11) $133.2 (12) $152.2 (12)
$ 79.3 (22) $109.4 (21) $114.1 (17) $132.3 (17)
$ 37.0 (29) $ 55.2 (29) $ 65.0 (27) $ 91.7 (25)
$170.8 ( 7) $189.4 ( 5) $147.2 (10) $159.9 (10)
$116.3 (15) $133.4 (14) $116.2 (16) $132.4 (16)
$ 85.0 (20) $110.5 (20) $112.0 (18) $125.1 (18)
$ 76.3 (26) $ 78.9 (27) $ 79.0 (24) $ 98.6 (23)
$ 46.6 (28) $ 64.9 (28) $ 32.5 (30) $ 50.8 (30)
$172.2 ( 6) $185.9 (8) $220.2 (2) $235.2 (2)
$168.5 ( 8) $189.3 (6) $186.2 (4) $202.7 (4)
$125.5 (13) $136.6 (13) $118.7 (14) $132.4 (15)
$ 80.7 (21) $ 92.1 (24) $ 96.4 (19) $111.0 (19)
$ 79.3 (23) $ 99.4 (22) $ 77.1 (25) $ 85.8 (26)

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