Highest Paid Players

Contract information is unofficial and collected from published reports.  Dollar figures may not be adjusted for deferred money. Updated 9/2022.

Total Value
The most lucrative contracts in baseball history, by total value:
1. Mike Trout, $426,500,000 (2019-30)
2. Mookie Betts, $365,000,000 (2021-32)
3. Francisco Lindor, $341,000,000 (2022-31)
4. Fernando Tatis, $340,000,000 (2021-34)
5. Bryce Harper, $330,000,000 (2019-31)
6. Giancarlo Stanton, $325,000,000 (2015-27)
7. Corey Seager, $325,000,000 (2022-31)
8. Gerrit Cole, $324,000,000 (2020-28)
9. Manny Machado, $300,000,000 (2019-28)
10. Alex Rodriguez, $275,000,000 (2008-17)
11. Nolan Arenado, $260,000,000 (2019-26)
12. Alex Rodriguez, $252,000,000 (2001-10)
13. Miguel Cabrera, $248,000,000 (2016-23)
14. Stephen Strasburg, $245,000,000 (2020-26)
… Anthony Rendon, $245,000,000 (2020-26)
16. Albert Pujols, $240,000,000 (2012-21)
… Robinson Cano, $240,000,000 (2014-23)
18. Joey Votto, $225,000,000 (2014-23)
19. David Price, $217,000,000 (2016-22)
20. Clayton Kershaw, $215,000,000 (2014-20)
… Christian Yelich, $215,000,000 (2020-28)
22. Prince Fielder, $214,000,000 (2012-20)
23. Austin Riley, $212,000,000 (2023-32)
24. Max Scherzer, $210,000,000 (2015-21)
… Julio Rodriguez, $209,300,000 (2023-34)
26. Zack Greinke, $206,500,000 (2016-21)
27. Derek Jeter, $189,000,000 (2001-10)
28. Joe Mauer, $184,000,000 (2011-18)
. . . Jason Heyward, $184,000,000 (2016-23)
30. Wander Franco, $182,000,000 (2022-32)
. . . Kris Bryant, $182,000,000 (2022-28)
32. Mark Teixeira, $180,000,000 (2009-16)
. . . Justin Verlander, $180,000,000 (2013-19)
34. Felix Hernandez, $175,000,000 (2013-19)
. . . Stephen Strasburg, $175,000,000 (2017-23)
. . . Marcus Semien, $175,000,000 (2022-28)
37. Matt Olson, $168,000,000 (2022-29)
38. Buster Posey, $167,000,000 (2013-21)
39. Jose Altuve, $163,500,000 (2018-24)
40. Freddie Freeman, $162,000,000 (2022-27)
41. CC Sabathia, $161,000,000 (2009-15)
. . . Chris Davis, $161,000,000 (2016-22)
43. Manny Ramirez, $160,000,000 (2001-08)
. . . Matt Kemp, $160,000,000 (2012-19)
45. Troy Tulowitzki, $157,750,000 (2011-20)
46. Masahiro Tanaka, $155,000,000 (2014-20)
. . . Jon Lester, $155,000,000 (2015-20)
48. Adrian Gonzalez, $154,000,000 (2012-18)
49. Jacoby Ellsbury, $153,000,000 (2014-20)
50. Miguel Cabrera, $152,300,000 (2008-15)
51. Zack Greinke, $147,000,000 (2013-18)
52. Chris Sale, $145,000,000 (2020-24)
53. Mike Trout, $144,500,000 (2015-20)
54. Cole Hamels, $144,000,000 (2013-18)
. . . Eric Hosmer, $144,000,000 (2018-25)
56. Carl Crawford, $142,000,000 (2011-17)
57. Todd Helton, $141,500,000 (2003-11)
58. Jose Ramirez, $141,000,000 (2022-28)
59. Patrick Corbin, $140,000,000 (2019-24)
60. Javier Baez, $140,000,000 (2022-27)
61. David Wright, $138,000,000 (2013-20)
62. Johan Santana, $137,500,000 (2008-13)
. . . Jacob deGrom, $137,500,000 (2019-23)
64. Alfonso Soriano, $136,000,000 (2007-14)
65. Freddie Freeman, $135,000,000 (2014-21)
66. Justin Upton, $132,750,000 (2016-21)
67. Jose Berrios, $131,000,000 (2022-28)
68. Shin-Soo Choo, $130,000,000 (2014-20)
. . . Johnny Cueto, $130,000,000 (2016-21)
. . . Paul Goldschmidt, $130,000,000 (2020-24)
. . . Max Scherzer, $130,000,000 (2022-24)
72. Matt Cain, $127,500,000 (2012-17)
73. Barry Zito, $126,000,000 (2007-13)
. . . Vernon Wells, $126,000,000 (2008-14)
. . . Jayson Werth, $126,000,000 (2011-17)
. . . Yu Darvish, $126,000,000 (2018-23)
77. Ryan Howard, $125,000,000 (2012-16)
. . . Josh Hamilton, $125,000,000 (2013-17)
. . . George Springer, $125,000,000 (2021-26)
80. Jose Ramirez, $124,000,000 (2024-28)
81. CC Sabathia, $122,000,000 (2012-16)
82. Mike Hampton, $121,000,000 (2001-08)
83. Jason Giambi, $120,000,000 (2002-08)
. . . Matt Holliday, $120,000,000 (2010-16)
. . . Cliff Lee, $120,000,000 (2011-15)
. . . Elvis Andrus, $120,000,000 (2015-22)
. . . Xander Bogaerts, $120,000,000 (2020-25)
87. Carlos Beltran, $119,000,000 (2005-11)
88. Zack Wheeler, $118,000,000 (2020-24)
89. Ken Griffey Jr., $116,500,000 (2000-08)
90. J.T. Realmuto, $115,500,000 (2021-25)
91. Robbie Ray, $115,000,000 (2022-26)
. . . Yordan Alvarez, $115,000,000 (2023-28)
93. Jordan Zimmermann, $110,000,000 (2016-20)
. . . Dustin Pedroia, $110,000,000 (2014-21)
. . . Yoenis Cespedes, $110,000,000 (2017-20)
. . . J.D. Martinez, $110,000,000 (2018-22)
. . . Kevin Gausman, $110,000,000 (2022-26)
98. Charlie Blackmon, $108,000,000 (2018-23)
. . . Luis Castillo, $108,000,000 (2023-27)
100. Jose Reyes, $106,000,000 (2012-17)
. . . Justin Upton, $106,000,000 (2018-22)
102. Carlos Correa, $105,300,000 (2022-24)
103. Kevin Brown, $105,000,000 (1999-2005)
. . . Homer Bailey, $105,000,000 (2014-19)
. . . Ryan Braun, $105,000,000 (2016-20)
106. Trevor Bauer, $102,000,000 (2021-23)
107. Albert Pujols, $100,000,000 (2004-10)
. . . Carlos Lee, $100,000,000 (2007-12)
. . . Ryan Zimmerman, $100,000,000 (2014-19)
. . . Evan Longoria, $100,000,000 (2017-22)
. . . Kyle Seager, $100,000,000 (2015-21)
. . . Alex Bregman, $100,000,000 (2020-24)
. . . Ronald Acuna, $100,000,000 (2019-26)
. . . Byron Buxton, $100,000,000 (2022-28)
. . . Nick Castellanos, $100,000,000 (2022-26)
. . . Joe Musgrove, $100,000,000 (2023-27)
117. Adam Wainwright, $97,500,000 (2014-18)
118. Pablo Sandoval, $95,000,000 (2015-19)
119. Clayton Kershaw, $93,000,000 (2019-21)
120. Josh Donaldson, $92,000,000 (2020-23)
121. Carlos Zambrano, $91,500,000 (2008-12)
122. Mike Piazza, $91,000,000 (1999-2005)
123. Chipper Jones, $90,000,000 (2001-06)
. . . Barry Bonds, $90,000,000 (2002-06)
. . . Scott Rolen, $90,000,000 (2003-10)
. . . Torii Hunter, $90,000,000 (2008-12)
. . . Ichiro Suzuki, $90,000,000 (2008-12)
. . . Hunter Pence, $90,000,000 (2014-18)
. . . Jeff Samardzija, $90,000,000 (2016-20)
. . . D.J. Lemahieu, $90,000,000 (2021-26)

Average annual value
The highest-paid players in baseball history, by average annual value:
1. Max Scherzer, $43,333,333 (2022-24)
2. Gerrit Cole, $36,000,000 (2020-28)
3. Mike Trout, $35,541,667 (2019-30)
4. Carlos Correa, $35,100,000 (2022-24)
5. Stephen Strasburg, $35,000,000 (2020-26)
… Anthony Rendon, $35,000,000 (2020-26)
7. Francisco Lindor, $34,100,000 (2022-31)
8. Trevor Bauer, $34,000,000 (2021-23)
9. Justin Verlander, $33,000,000 (2020-21)
10. Zack Greinke, $32,500,000 (2016-21) (reduced for deferrals)
… Nolan Arenado, $32,500,000 (2019-26)
12. Corey Seager, $32,500,000 (2022-31)
13. Miguel Cabrera, $31,000,000 (2016-23)
… David Price, $31,000,000 (2016-22)
… Clayton Kershaw, $31,000,000 (2019-21)
16. Clayton Kershaw, $30,714,286 (2014-20)
17. Mookie Betts, $30,416,667 (2021-32)
18. Max Scherzer, $30,000,000 (2015-21)
19. Manny Machado, $30,000,000 (2019-28)
… Shohei Ohtani, $30,000,000 (2023)
21. Roger Clemens, $28,000,022 (2007)
22. Alex Rodriguez, $27,500,000 (2008-17)
… Yoenis Cespedes, $27,500,000 (2017-20)
… Jacob deGrom, $27,500,000 (2017-20)
25. Mookie Betts, $27,000,000 (2020)
… Freddie Freeman, $27,000,000 (2022-27)
27. Paul Goldschmidt, $26,000,000 (2020-24)
… Kris Bryant, $26,000,000 (2022-28)
29. Jon Lester, $25,833,333 (2015-20)
30. Justin Verlander, $25,714,286 (2013-19)
31. Chris Sale, $25,600,000 (2020-24)
32. Bryce Harper, $25,384,615 (2019-31)
33. Alex Rodriguez, $25,200,000 (2001-10)
34. Ryan Howard, $25,000,000 (2012-16)
… Josh Hamilton, $25,000,000 (2013-17)
… Felix Hernandez, $25,000,000 (2013-19)
… Giancarlo Stanton, $25,000,000 (2015-27)
… Yoenis Cespedes, $25,000,000 (2016-18)
… Stephen Strasburg, $25,000,000 (2017-23)
… Jake Arrieta, $25,000,000 (2018-20)
… George Springer, $25,000,000 (2021-26)
… Marcus Semien, $25,000,000 (2022-28)
… Justin Verlander, $25,000,000 (2022-23)
44. Zack Greinke, $24,500,000 (2013-18)
45. CC Sabathia, $24,400,000 (2012-16)
46. Fernando Tatis, $24,285,714 (2021-34)

47. Mike Trout, $24,083,333 (2015-20)
48. Cliff Lee, $24,000,000 (2011-15)
. . . Albert Pujols, $24,000,000 (2012-21)
. . . Cole Hamels, $24,000,000 (2013-18)
. . . Robinson Cano, $24,000,000 (2014-23)
52. Christian Yelich, $23,888,889 (2020-28)
53. Prince Fielder, $23,777,778 (2012-20)
54. Marcus Stroman, $23,666,667 (2022-24)
55. Zack Wheeler, $23,600,000 (2020-24)
56. Jose Altuve, $23,357,143 (2018-24)
57. Patrick Corbin, $23,333,333 (2019-24)
. . . Javier Baez, $23,333,333 (2022-27)
59. J.T. Realmuto, $23,100,000 (2021-25)
60. CC Sabathia, $23,000,000 (2009-15)
. . . Joe Mauer, $23,000,000 (2011-18)
. . . Jason Heyward, $23,000,000 (2016-23)
. . . Chris Davis, $23,000,000 (2016-22)
. . . Josh Donaldson, $23,000,000 (2018)
. . . Josh Donaldson, $23,000,000 (2019)
. . . Josh Donaldson, $23,000,000 (2020-23)
. . . Robbie Ray, $23,000,000 (2022-26)
68. Johan Santana, $22,916,667 (2008-13)
69. Manny Ramirez, $22,500,000 (2009-10)
. . . Mark Teixeira, $22,500,000 (2009-16)
. . . Joey Votto, $22,500,000 (2014-23)
. . . Francisco Lindor, $22,300,000 (2021)
73. Masahiro Tanaka, $22,142,857 (2014-20)
74. Justin Upton, $22,125,000 (2016-21)
75. Roger Clemens, $22,000,022 (2006)
. . . Adrian Gonzalez, $22,000,000 (2012-18)
. . . Hanley Ramirez, $22,000,000 (2015-18)
. . . Jordan Zimmermann, $22,000,000 (2016-20)
. . . J.D. Martinez, $22,000,000 (2018-22)
. . . Kevin Gausman, $22,000,000 (2022-26)
. . . Carlos Rodon, $22,000,000 (2022-23)
82. Jacoby Ellsbury, $21,857,143(2014-20)
83. Johnny Cueto, $21,666,667 (2016-21)
84. Bryce Harper, $21,625,000 (2018)
85. Luis Castillo, $21,600,000 (2023-27)
86. Matt Cain, $21,250,000 (2012-17)
87. Justin Upton, $21,200,000 (2018-22)
. . . Austin Riley, $21,200,000 (2023-32)
89. Ryan Braun, $21,000,000 (2016-20)
. . . Yu Darvish, $21,000,000 (2018-23)
. . . Noah Syndergaard, $21,000,000 (2022)
. . . Matt Olson, $21,000,000 (2022-29)
93. Rick Porcello, $20,625,000 (2016-19)
94. Salvador Perez, $20,500,000 (2022-25)
95. Carl Crawford, $20,285,714 (2011-17)
96. Tim Lincecum, $20,250,000 (2012-13)
97. Jose Ramirez, $20,142,857 (2022-28)
98. Manny Ramirez, $20,000,000 (2001-08)
. . . Roy Halladay, $20,000,000 (2011-13)
. . . Matt Kemp, $20,000,000 (2012-19)
. . . Edwin Encarnacion, $20,000,000 (2017-19)
. . . Yadier Molina, $20,000,000 (2018-20)
. . . Carlos Santana, $20,000,000 (2018-20)
. . . Alex Bregman, $20,000,000 (2020-24)
. . . Xander Bogaerts, $20,000,000 (2020-25)
. . . Hyun-jin Ryu, $20,000,000 (2020-23)
. . . Charlie Morton, $20,000,000 (2022)
. . . Nick Castellanos, $20,000,000 (2022-26)
. . . Joe Musgrove, $20,000,000 (2023-27)
. . . Charlie Morton, $20,000,000 (2023)
111. Kyle Schwarber, $19,750,000 (2022-25)
112. Adam Wainwright, $19,500,000 (2014-18)
. . . Matt Carpenter, $19,500,000 (2020-21)
. . . Kris Bryant, $19,500,000 (2021)
. . . Starling Marte, $19,500,000 (2022-25)
116. Yordan Alvarez, $19,166,666 (2023-28)
117. Miguel Cabrera, $19,037,500 (2008-15)
118. Pablo Sandoval, $19,000,000 (2015-19)
. . . Lance Lynn, $19,000,000 (2022-23)
. . . Aaron Judge, $19,000,000 (2022)
121. Derek Jeter, $18,900,000 (2001-10)
. . . Kevin Gausman, $18,900,000 (2021)
. . . Marcus Stroman, $18,900,000 (2021)
124. James Shields, $18,750,000 (2015-18)
125. Jose Berrios, $18,714,286 (2022-28)
126. Kris Bryant, $18,600,000 (2020)
127. Shin-Soo Choo, $18,571,429 (2014-20)
128. Buster Posey, $18,555,555 (2013-21)
129. Carlos Zambrano, $18,300,000 (2008-12)
130. Yasmani Grandal, $18,250,000 (2019)
. . . Yasmani Grandal, $18,250,000 (2020-23)
132. Andruw Jones, $18,100,000 (2008-09)
133. Barry Bonds, $18,000,000 (2002-06)
. . . Sammy Sosa, $18,000,000 (2002-05)
. . . Roger Clemens, $18,000,000 (2005)
. . . Jayson Werth, $18,000,000 (2007-14)
. . . Barry Zito, $18,000,000 (2007-13)
. . . Torii Hunter, $18,000,000 (2008-12)
. . . Ichiro Suzuki, $18,000,000 (2008-12)
. . . Vernon Wells, $18,000,000 (2008-14)
. . . Ryan Howard, $18,000,000 (2009-11)
. . . Hunter Pence, $18,000,000 (2014-18)
. . . Jeff Samardzija, $18,000,000 (2016-20)
. . . Alex Gordon, $18,000,000 (2016-19)
. . . Adrian Beltre, $18,000,000 (2017-18)
. . . Eric Hosmer, $18,000,000 (2018-25)
. . . Charlie Blackmon, $18,000,000 (2018-23)
. . . Marcell Ozuna, $18,000,000 (2020)
. . . Liam Hendriks, $18,000,000 (2021-23)

Starting pitchers
The highest-paid starting pitchers, by average annual value:
1. Max Scherzer, $43,333,333 (2022-24)
2. Gerrit Cole, $36,000,000 (2020-28)
3. Stephen Strasburg, $35,000,000 (2020-26)
3. Trevor Bauer, $34,000,000 (2021-23)
5. Justin Verlander, $33,000,000 (2020-21)
6. Zack Greinke, $32,500,000 (2016-21) (reduced for deferrals)
7. David Price, $31,000,000 (2016-22)
… Clayton Kershaw, $31,000,000 (2019-21)
9. Clayton Kershaw, $30,714,286 (2014-20)
10. Max Scherzer, $30,000,000 (2015-21)
11. Shohei Ohtani, $30,000,000 (2023)
12. Jacob deGrom, $27,500,000 (2019-23)
13. Jon Lester, $25,833,333 (2015-20)
14. Justin Verlander, $25,714,286 (2013-19)
15. Chris Sale, $25,600,000 (2020-24)
16. Felix Hernandez, $25,000,000 (2013-19)
… Stephen Strasburg, $25,000,000 (2017-23)
… Jake Arrieta, $25,000,000 (2018-20)
… Justin Verlander, $25,000,000 (2022-23)
20. Zack Greinke, $24,500,000 (2013-18)
21. CC Sabathia, $24,400,000 (2012-16)
22. Cole Hamels, $24,000,000 (2013-18)
… Cliff Lee, $24,000,000 (2011-15)
24. Marcus Stroman, $23,666,667 (2022-24)
25. Zack Wheeler, $23,600,000 (2020-24)
26. Patrick Corbin, $23,333,333 (2019-24)
27. CC Sabathia, $23,000,000 (2009-15)
. . . Robbie Ray, $23,000,000 (2022-26)
29. Johan Santana, $22,916,667 (2008-13)
30. Masahiro Tanaka, $22,142,857 (2014-20)
31. Jordan Zimmermann, $22,000,000 (2016-20)
. . . Kevin Gausman, $22,000,000 (2022-26)
. . . Carlos Rodon, $22,000,000 (2022-23)
34. Johnny Cueto, $21,666,667 (2016-21)
35. Luis Castillo, $21,600,000 (2023-27)
36. Matt Cain, $21,250,000 (2012-17)
37. Yu Darvish, $21,000,000 (2018-23)
. . . Noah Syndergaard, $21,000,000 (2022)
39. Rick Porcello, $20,625,000 (2016-19)
40. Tim Lincecum, $20,250,000 (2012-13)
41. Roy Halladay, $20,000,000 (2011-13)
. . . Hyun-jin Ryu, $20,000,000 (2020-23)
. . . Charlie Morton, $20,000,000 (2022)

. . . Joe Musgrove, $20,000,000 (2023-27)
. . . Charlie Morton, $20,000,000 (2023)
46. Adam Wainwright, $19,500,000 (2014-18)
47. Lance Lynn, $19,000,000 (2022-23)
48. Kevin Gausman, $18,900,000 (2021)
. . . Marcus Stroman, $18,900,000 (2021)
50. James Shields, $18,750,000 (2015-18)
51. Jose Berrios, $18,714,286 (2022-28)
52. Carlos Zambrano, $18,300,000 (2008-12)
53. Roger Clemens, $18,000,000 (2005)
. . . Barry Zito, $18,000,000 (2007-13)
. . . Jeff Samardzija, $18,000,000 (2016-20)
. . . Cole Hamels, $18,000,000 (2020)
57. Jake Odorizzi, $17,800,000 (2020)
58. Tim Lincecum, $17,500,000 (2014-15)
. . . Homer Bailey, $17,500,000 (2014-19)
. . . Trevor Bauer, $17,500,000 (2020)
61. Jake Peavy, $17,333,333 (2010-12)
62. Josh Beckett, $17,000,000 (2011-14)
. . . Jered Weaver, $17,000,000 (2012-16)
. . . Nathan Eovaldi, $17,000,000 (2019-22)
. . . Miles Mikolas, $17,000,000 (2019-23)
. . . Madison Bumgarner, $17,000,000 (2020-24)
. . . Lance McCullers $17,000,000 (2022-26)
. . . Clayton Kershaw, $17,000,000 (2022)
69. A.J. Burnett, $16,500,000 (2009-13)
. . . John Lackey, $16,500,000 (2010-14)
71. Andy Pettitte, $16,000,000 (2007)
. . . Andy Pettitte, $16,000,000 (2008)
. . . Justin Verlander, $16,000,000 (2010-14)
. . . Anibal Sanchez, $16,000,000 (2013-17)
. . . Hiroki Kuroda, $16,000,000 (2014)
. . . John Lackey, $16,000,000 (2016-17)
. . . Scott Kazmir, $16,000,000 (2016-18)
. . . Rich Hill, $16,000,000 (2017-19)

Relief pitchers
The highest-paid relief pitchers, by average annual value:
1. Liam Hendriks, $18,000,000 (2021-23)
2. Wade Davis, $17,333,333 (2018-20)
3. Aroldis Chapman, $17,200,000 (2017-21)
4. Kenley Jansen, $16,000,000 (2017-21)
… Aroldis Chapman, $16,000,000 (2020-22)
… Kenley Jansen, $16,000,000 (2022)
7. Mark Melancon, $15,500,000 (2017-20)
8. Mariano Rivera, $15,000,000 (2008-10) (2011-12)
… Ryan Pressly, $15,000,000 (2023-24)
10. Raisel Iglesias, $14,500,000 (2022-25)
11. Rafael Soriano, $14,000,000 (2013-14)
12. Zach Britton, $13,000,000 (2019-21)
… Will Smith, $13,000,000 (2020-22)
14. Brad Lidge, $12,500,000 (2009-11)
. . . Jonathan Papelbon, $12,500,000 (2012-15)
16. Francisco Rodriguez, $12,333,333 (2009-11)
17. Jonathan Papelbon, $12,000,000 (2011)
. . . Zach Britton, $12,000,000 (2018)
19. Joe Nathan, $11,750,000 (2008-11)
20. Rafael Soriano, $11,666,667 (2011-13)
21. Francisco Cordero, $11,500,000 (2008-11)
. . . David Robertson, $11,500,000 (2015-18)
. . . David Robertson, $11,500,000 (2019-20)
24. Zach Britton, $11,400,000 (2017)
25. Aroldis Chapman, $11,325,000 (2016)
26. Josh Hader, $11,000,000 (2022)
27. Billy Wagner, $10,750,000 (2006-09)
28. Kenley Jansen, $10,650,000 (2016)
29. Cody Allen, $10,750,000 (2018)
30. Alex Colome, $10,532,500 (2020)
31. Craig Kimbrel, $10,500,000 (2014-17)
. . . Brandon Morrow, $10,500,000 (2018-19)
33. Kerry Wood, $10,250,000 (2009-10)
34. Edwin Diaz, $11,000,000 (2022)
35. Mariano Rivera, $10,000,000 (2013)
. . . Joe Nathan, $10,000,000 (2014-15)
. . . Jim Johnson, $10,000,000 (2014)
. . . Brian Wilson, $10,000,000 (2014)
. . . Wade Davis, $10,000,000 (2017)
. . . Roberto Osuna, $10,000,000 (2020)
41. Ken Giles, $9,600,000 (2020)
42. Daniel Bard, $9,500,000 (2023-24)
43. B.J. Ryan, $9,400,000 (2006-10)
44. Matt Barnes, $9,375,000 (2022-23)
45. Jonathan Papelbon, $9,350,000 (2010)
46. Heath Bell, $9,000,000 (2012-14)
. . . Koji Uehara, $9,000,000 (2015-16)
. . . Huston Street, $9,000,000 (2016-17)
. . . Andrew Miller, $9,000,000 (2015-18)
. . . Kelvin Herrera, $9,000,000 (2019-20)
. . . Adam Ottovino, $9,000,000 (2019-21)
52. Brian Fuentes, $8,750,000 (2009-10)
. . . Blake Treinen, $8,750,000 (2021-22)
54. Aaron Loup, $8,500,000 (2022-23)
. . . Hector Neris, $8,500,000 (2022-23)
. . . Joe Kelly, $8,500,000 (2022-23)
57. Drew Storen, $8,375,000 (2016)
58. Joakim Soria, $8,333,333 (2016-18)
59. Greg Holland, $8,250,000 (2015)
60. Aroldis Chapman, $8,050,000 (2015)
61. Trevor Hoffman, $8,000,000 (2010)
. . . Wade Davis, $8,000,000 (2016)
. . . Brad Ziegler, $8,000,000 (2017-18)
. . . Kendall Graveman, $8,000,000 (2022-23)


Designated hitters

The highest-paid designated hitters, by average annual value:
1. Shohei Ohtani, $30,000,000 (2023)
2. Yordan Alvarez, $19,166,666 (2023-28)
3. Victor Martinez, $17,000,000 (2015-18)
4. Khris Davis, $16,750,000 (2020-21)
5. Khris Davis, $16,500,000 (2019)
6. David Ortiz, $16,000,000 (2015)
7. David Ortiz, $14,575,000 (2012)
8. Nelson Cruz, $14,250,000 (2015-18)
… Travis Hafner, $14,250,000 (2009-12)
10. Jim Thome, $14,166,667 (2003-08)
11. Gary Sheffield, $14,000,000 (2008-09)
… Adam Dunn, $14,000,000 (2011-14)
13. David Ortiz, $13,000,000 (2007-10)
… David Ortiz, $13,000,000 (2013-14)
… Nelson Cruz, $13,000,000 (2021)
16. David Ortiz, $12,500,000 (2011)
. . . Victor Martinez, $12,500,000 (2011-14)

Catchers
The highest-paid catchers, by average annual value:
1. J.T. Realmuto, $23,100,000 (2021-25)
2. Joe Mauer, $23,000,000 (2011-18)
3. Salvador Perez, $20,500,000 (2022-25)
4. Yadier Molina, $20,000,000 (2018-20)
5. Buster Posey, $18,555,555 (2013-21)
6. Yasmani Grandal, $18,250,000 (2019)
… Yasmani Grandal, $18,250,000 (2020-23)
8. Brian McCann, $17,000,000 (2014-18)
9. Russell Martin, $16,400,000 (2015-19)
10. Yadier Molina, $15,000,000 (2013-17)
11. Jorge Posada, $13,100,000 (2008-11)
12. Mike Piazza, $13,000,000 (1999-2005)
… Mike Napoli, $13,000,000 (2013-15)
14. Miguel Montero, $12,000,000 (2013-17)
15. Salvador Perez, $10,500,000 (2017-21)
. . . Matt Wieters, $10,500,000 (2017)
17. Francisco Cervelli, $10,333,333 (2017-19)
18. James McCann, $10,150,000 (2021-24)
19. Jason Kendall, $10,000,000 (2002-07)
. . . Ivan Rodriguez, $10,000,000 (2004-07)
. . . Jason Varitek, $10,000,000 (2005-08)
. . . Yadier Molina, $10,000,000 (2022)
23. Mike Napoli, $9,400,000 (2012)
24. Yadier Molina, $9,000,000 (2021)
25. Ivan Rodriguez, $8,500,000 (1999-2002)
. . . Russell Martin, $8,500,000 (2013-14)
27. Joe Mauer, $8,250,000 (2007-10)
. . . A.J. Pierzynski, $8,250,000 (2014)
29. Kenji Johjima, $8,000,000 (2009-11)
. . . Buster Posey, $8,000,000 (2013)
. . . Travis d’Arnaud, $8,000,000 (2020-21)
. . . Travis d’Arnaud, $8,000,000 (2022-23)
33. Russell Martin, $7,500,000 (2012)
. . . A.J. Pierzynski, $7,500,000 (2013)
. . . Javy Lopez, $7,500,000 (2004-06)
36. Jarrod Saltalamacchia, $7,000,000 (2014-16)

First basemen
The highest-paid first basemen, by average annual value:
1. Miguel Cabrera, $31,000,000 (2016-23)
2. Freddie Freeman, $27,000,000 (2022-27)
3. Paul Goldschmidt, $26,000,000 (2020-24)
4. Ryan Howard, $25,000,000 (2012-16)
5. Albert Pujols, $24,000,000 (2012-21)
6. Prince Fielder, $23,777,778 (2012-20)
7. Chris Davis, $23,000,000 (2016-22) 
8. Mark Teixeira, $22,500,000 (2009-16)
… Joey Votto, $22,500,000 (2014-23)
10. Adrian Gonzalez, $22,000,000 (2012-18)
11. Matt Olson, $21,000,000 (2022-29)
12. Edwin Encarnacion, $20,000,000 (2017-19)
… Carlos Santana, $20,000,000 (2018-20)
14. Ryan Howard, $18,000,000 (2009-11)
. . . Eric Hosmer, $18,000,000 (2018-25)
16. Jose Abreu, $17,800,000 (2020)
17. Jason Giambi, $17,142,857 (2002-08)
18. Carlos Delgado, $17,000,000 (2001-04)
. . . Jeff Bagwell, $17,000,000 (2002-06)
20. Freddie Freeman, $16,875,000 (2014-21)
21. Mike Napoli, $16,000,000 (2014-15)
. . . Anthony Rizzo, $16,000,000 (2022-23)
23. Todd Helton, $15,722,222 (2003-11)
24. Prince Fielder, $15,500,000 (2011)
25. Brandon Belt, $14,560,000 (2017-21)
26. Albert Pujols, $14,285,214 (2004-10)
27. Lance Berkman, $14,166,667 (2005-10)
28. Adam Dunn, $14,000,000 (2011-14)
. . . Ian Desmond, $14,000,000 (2017-21)
30. Wil Myers, $13,833,333 (2017-22)
31. Justin Morneau, $13,333,333 (2008-13)
32. Carlos Delgado, $13,000,000 (2005-08)
. . . Derrick Lee, $13,000,000 (2006-10)
34. Joey Votto, $12,666,667 (2011-13)
35. Paul Konerko, $12,500,000 (2011-13)
. . . Adam LaRoche, $12,500,000 (2015-16)
37. Eric Hosmer, $12,250,000 (2017)
38. Paul Konerko, $12,000,000 (2006-10)
. . . Carlos Guillen, $12,000,000 (2008-11)
. . . Adam LaRoche, $12,000,000 (2012-14)
41. Aubrey Huff, $11,000,000 (2011-12)

Second basemen

The highest-paid second basemen, by average annual value:
1. Robinson Cano, $24,000,000 (2014-23)
2. Jose Altuve, $23,357,143 (2018-24)
3. Mike Moustakas, $16,000,000 (2020-23)
4. Ketel Marte, $15,200,000 (2023-27)
5. Ian Kinsler, $15,000,000 (2013-17)
… D.J. LeMahieu, $15,000,000 (2021-26)
7. Ben Zobrist, $14,000,000 (2016-19)
8. Dustin Pedroia, $13,750,000(2014-21)
9. Chase Utley, $13,500,000 (2014-15)

10. Dan Uggla, $12,400,000 (2011-15)
11. Chase Utley, $12,142,857 (2007-13)
12. Brandon Phillips, $12,083,333 (2012-17)
13. Aaron Hill, $11,666,667 (2014-16)
14. Brian Roberts, $10,000,000 (2010-13)
. . . Dee Gordon, $10,000,000 (2016-20)
. . . Javy Baez, $10,000,000 (2020)
17. Rickie Weeks, $9,675,000 (2011-14)
18. Kolten Wong, $9,000,000 (2021-23)
19. Jason Kipnis, $8,750,000 (2014-19)
20. Howie Kendrick, $8,375,000 (2012-15)
21. Rougned Odor, $8,250,000 (2017-22)
22. Jonathan Villar, $8,200,000 (2020)
23. Dan Uggla, $7,800,000 (2010)
24.  Omar Infante, $7,562,500 (2014-17)
25. Robinson Cano, $7,500,000 (2008-11)
26. Brian Roberts, $7,150,000 (2008-09)
27. Brandon Phillips, $6,750,000 (2008-11)
. . . Dustin Pedroia, $6,750,000 (2009-14)

Shortstops
The highest-paid shortstops, by average annual value:
1. Carlos Correa, $35,100,000 (2022-24)
2. Francisco Lindor, $34,100,000 (2022-31)
3. Corey Seager, $32,500,000 (2022-31)
4. Marcus Semien, $25,000,000 (2022-28)
5. Fernando Tatis, $24,285,714 (2021-34)
6. Javier Baez, $23,333,333 (2022-27)
7. Xander Bogaerts, $20,000,000 (2020-25)
8. Derek Jeter, $18,900,000 (2001-10)
9. Jose Reyes, $17,666,667 (2012-17)
10. Francisco Lindor, $17,500,000 (2020)
11. Derek Jeter, $17,000,000 (2011-13)
… Trea Turner, $17,000,000 (2022)
13. Wander Franco, $16,545,455 (2022-32)
14. Brandon Crawford, $16,000,000 (2022-23)
15. Troy Tulowitzki, $15,775,000 (2011-20)
16. Elvis Andrus, $15,000,000 (2015-22)
17. Jean Segura, $14,000,000 (2018-22)
… Didi Gregorius, $14,000,000 (2020)
19. Trevor Story, $13,750,000 (2020-21)
. . . Corey Seager, $13,750,000 (2021)
21. J.J. Hardy, $13,333,333 (2015-17)
22. Marcus Semien, $13,000,000 (2020)
. . . Trea Turner, $13,000,000 (2021)
24. Brandon Crawford, $12,500,000 (2016-21)
25. Miguel Tejada, $12,000,000 (2004-09)
26. Xander Bogaerts, $12,000,000 (2019)
27. Hanley Ramirez, $11,666,667 (2009-14)
28. Javier Baez, $11,650,000 (2021)
29. Jimmy Rollins, $11,000,000 (2012-14)
30. J.P. Crawford, $10,200,000 (2022-26)
31. Rafael Furcal, $10,000,000 (2009-11)
32. Stephen Drew, $9,500,000 (2013)
33. Edgar Renteria, $9,250,000 (2009-10)
34. Julio Lugo, $9,000,000 (2007-10)
35. Erick Aybar, $8,750,000 (2013-16)
36. Starlin Castro, $8,571,429 (2013-19)
37. Andrelton Simmons, $8,285,714 (2014-20)
38. Asdrubal Cabrera, $8,250,000 (2013-14)
39. Alexei Ramirez, $8,125,000 (2012-15)
40. Jimmy Rollins, $8,000,000 (2006-10)
. . . Cristian Guzman, $8,000,000 (2009-10)
. . . Carlos Correa, $8,000,000 (2020)
43. J.J. Hardy, $7,416,667 (2012-14)
44. Jimmy Rollins, $7,000,000 (2006-10)
. . . Rafael Furcal, $7,000,000 (2012-13)
. . . Jed Lowrie, $7,000,000 (2015-17)

Third basemen

The highest-paid third basemen, by average annual value:
1. Anthony Rendon, $35,000,000 (2020-26)
2. Nolan Arenado, $32,500,000 (2019-26)
3. Manny Machado, $30,000,000 (2019-28)
4. Alex Rodriguez, $27,500,000 (2008-17)
5. Josh Donaldson, $23,000,000 (2018)
… Josh Donaldson, $23,000,000 (2019)
… Josh Donaldson, $23,000,000 (2020-23)
8. Austin Riley, $21,200,000 (2023-32)
9. Jose Ramirez, $20,142,857 (2022-28)
10. Alex Bregman, $20,000,000 (2020-24)
11. Matt Carpenter, $19,500,000 (2020-21)
… Kris Bryant, $19,500,000 (2021)
13. Miguel Cabrera, $19,037,500 (2008-15)
14. Pablo Sandoval, $19,000,000 (2015-19)
15. Kris Bryant, $18,600,000 (2020)
16. Adrian Beltre, $18,000,000 (2017-18)
17. David Wright, $17,250,000 (2013-20)
18. Justin Turner, $17,000,000 (2021-22)
19. Ryan Zimmerman, $16,666,667 (2014-19)
… Evan Longoria, $16,666,667 (2017-22)
21. Michael Young, $16,000,000 (2009-13)
… Adrian Beltre, $16,000,000 (2011-15)
… Justin Turner, $16,000,000 (2017-20)
… Manny Machado, $16,000,000 (2018)
25. Aramis Ramirez, $15,000,000 (2007-11)
26. Nolan Arenado, $14,750,000 (2017-18)
27. Josh Donaldson, $14,325,000 (2016-17)
28. Kyle Seager, $14,285,714 (2015-21)
29. Chipper Jones, $14,000,000 (2010-12)
. . . Yoan Moncada, $14,000,000 (2020-24)
31. Martin Prado, $13,333,333 (2017-19)
32. Chase Headley, $13,000,000 (2015-18)
33. Adrian Beltre, $12,800,000 (2005-09)
34. Mike Lowell, $12,500,000 (2008-10)
35. Chipper Jones, $12,333,333 (2006-08)
36. Anthony Rendon, $12,300,000 (2018)
37. Aramis Ramirez, $12,000,000 (2012-14)
. . . Kevin Youkilis, $12,000,000 (2013)
. . . Todd Frazier, $12,000,000 (2017)
40. Ryan McMahon, $11,666,667 (2022-27)
41. Scott Rolen, $11,500,000 (2003-10)
. . . Troy Glaus, $11,500,000 (2005-08)
. . . Manny Machado, $11,500,000 (2017)
44. Rafael Devers, $11,200,000 (2022)
45. Eric Chavez, $11,000,000 (2005-10)
46. Kris Bryant, $10,850,000 (2018)
47. Martin Prado, $10,000,000 (2013-16)
. . . Mike Moustakas, $10,000,000 (2019)
. . . Miguel Sano, $10,000,000 (2020-22)
50. Eugenio Suarez, $9,428,571 (2018-24)
51. David Wright, $9,166,667 (2007-12)
52. Ryan Zimmerman, $9,000,000 (2009-13)

Outfielders
The highest-paid outfielders, by average annual value:
1. Mike Trout, $35,541,667 (2019-30)
2. Mookie Betts, $30,416,667 (2021-32)
3. Yoenis Cespedes, $27,500,000 (2017-20)
4. Mookie Betts, $27,000,000 (2020)
5. Kris Bryant, $26,000,000 (2022-28)
6. Bryce Harper, $25,384,615 (2019-31)
7. Josh Hamilton, $25,000,000 (2013-17)
… Giancarlo Stanton, $25,000,000 (2015-27)
… Yoenis Cespedes, $25,000,000 (2016-18)
… George Springer, $25,000,000 (2021-26)
11. Mike Trout, $24,083,333 (2015-20)
12. Christian Yelich, $23,888,889 (2020-28)
13. Jason Heyward, $23,000,000 (2016-23)
14. Hanley Ramirez, $22,000,000 (2015-18)
… J.D. Martinez, $22,000,000 (2018-22)
16. Jacoby Ellsbury, $21,857,143 (2014-20)
17. Manny Ramirez, $22,500,000 (2009-10)
18. Justin Upton, $22,125,000 (2016-21)
19. Bryce Harper, $21,625,000 (2018)
20. Justin Upton, $21,200,000 (2018-22)
21. Ryan Braun, $21,000,000 (2016-20)
22. Carl Crawford, $20,285,714 (2011-17)
23. Manny Ramirez, $20,000,000 (2001-08)
. . . Matt Kemp, $20,000,000 (2012-19)
. . . Nick Castellanos, $20,000,000 (2022-26)
26. Kyle Schwarber, $19,750,000 (2022-25)
27. Starling Marte, $19,500,000 (2022-25)
28. Aaron Judge, $19,000,000 (2022)
29. Shin-Soo Choo, $18,571,429 (2014-20)
30. Andruw Jones, $18,100,000 (2008-09)
31. Barry Bonds, $18,000,000 (2002-06)
. . . Torii Hunter, $18,000,000 (2008-12)
. . . Ichiro Suzuki, $18,000,000 (2008-12)
. . . Vernon Wells, $18,000,000 (2008-13)
. . . Jayson Werth, $18,000,000 (2011-17)
. . . Hunter Pence, $18,000,000 (2014-18)
. . . Alex Gordon, $18,000,000 (2016-19)
. . . Charlie Blackmon, $18,000,000 (2018-23)
. . . Marcell Ozuna, $18,000,000 (2020)
40. Julio Rodriguez, $17,441,666 (2023-34)
41. Matt Holliday, $17,142,857 (2010-16)
42. Juan Soto, $17,100,000 (2022)
43. Carlos Beltran, $17,000,000 (2005-11)
. . . Alfonso Soriano, $17,000,000 (2007-14)
. . . Andre Ethier, $17,000,000 (2013-17)
. . . Cody Bellinger, $17,000,000 (2022)
47. Carlos Lee, $16,666,667 (2007-12)
. . . Andrew McCutchen, $16,666,667 (2019-21)
49. Jason Bay, $16,500,000 (2010-13)
. . . Dexter Fowler, $16,500,000 (2017-21)
51. Marcel Ozuna, $16,250,000 (2021-24)
52. Cody Bellinger, $16,100,000 (2021)
53. Lorenzo Cain, $16,000,000 (2018-22)
. . . Michael Brantley, $16,000,000 (2021-22)
55. Barry Bonds, $15,800,000 (2007)
56. B.J. Upton, $15,050,000 (2013-17)
57. Magglio Ordonez, $15,000,000 (2005-09)
. . . Carlos Beltran, $15,000,000 (2014-17)
. . . Curtis Granderson, $15,000,000 (2014-17)
60. Ryan Braun, $14,550,000 (2011-20)
61. Byron Buxton, $14,285,714 (2022-28)
62. Adam Jones, $14,250,000 (2013-18)
63. Vladimir Guerrero, $14,000,000 (2004-08)
. . . J.D. Drew, $14,000,000 (2007-11)
. . . Nick Swisher, $14,000,000 (2013-16)
66. Hunter Pence, $13,800,000 (2013)
67. Bryce Harper, $13,625,000 (2017)
68. Albert Belle, $13,000,000 (1999-2003)
. . . Johnny Damon, $13,000,000 (2006-09)
. . . Hideki Matsui, $13,000,000 (2006-09)
. . . Jose Bautista, $13,000,000 (2011-15)
. . . Carlos Beltran, $13,000,000 (2012-13)
. . . Torii Hunter, $13,000,000 (2013-14)
. . . Jay Bruce, $13,000,000 (2018-20)

Service Class

The most lucrative multi-year contracts, by service class, by AAV (excluding international and drafted players signing ML contracts):

Less than 1 year of Major League service:
1. Julio Rodriguez, $17,441,666 (2023-34)
2. Wander Franco, $16,545,455 (2022-32)
3. Ronald Acuna, $12,500,000 (2019-26)
4. Michael Harris II, $9,000,000 (2023-30)
5. Luis Robert, $8,333,333 (2020-25)
6. Eloy Jimenez, $7,166,667 (2019-24)
7. Paul DeJong, $4,333,333 (2018-23)
8. Chris Archer, $4,250,000 (2014-19)
9. Tim Anderson, $4,166,667 (2017-22)
10. Aaron Ashby, $4,100,000 (2023-27)
11. Scott Kingery, $4,000,000 (2018-23)
… Brandon Lowe, $4,000,000 (2019-24)
… Evan White, $4,000,000 (2020-25)
14. David Bote, $3,000,000 (2020-24)
15. Evan Longoria, $2,916,667 (2008-13)
16. Matt Moore, $2,800,000 (2012-16)
17. CC Sabathia, $2,375,000 (2002-05)
18. Jon Singleton, $2,000,000 (2014-18)
19. Salvador Perez, $1,400,000 (2012-16)
20. Brandon Webb, $1,100,000 (2004-06)

1 plus years of Major League service:

1. Ke’Bryan Hayes, $8,750,000 (2022-29)
2. Andrelton Simmons, $8,285,714 (2014-20)
3. Christian Yelich, $7,081,429 (2015-21)
4. Gregory Polanco, $7,000,000 (2017-21) *
… Madison Bumgarner, $7,000,000 (2013-17) *
6. Paul Goldschmidt, $6,400,000 (2014-18) *
7. Ricky Romero, $6,020,000 (2011-15)
8. Jedd Gyorko, $5,918,483 (2014-19)
9. Anthony Rizzo, $5,857,143 ^ (2013-19)
10. Stephen Piscotty, $5,583,333 (2017-22)
11. Ryan Braun, $5,625,000(2008-15)
12. Chris Young, $5,600,000 (2009-13)
13. Julio Teheran, $5,400,000 (2014-19)
14. Troy Tulowitzki, $5,166,667 (2008-13)
15. Ozzie Albies, $5,000,000 (2019-25)
16. Ketel Marte, $4,800,000 (2018-22)
17. Juan Lagares, $4,710,739 (2015-19)
18. Yordano Ventura, $4,600,000 (2015-19)
19. Nomar Garciaparra, $4,650,000 (1998-2002)
20. Brian McCann, $4,466,667 (2007-12)
21. Carlos Santana, $4,200,380 (2012-16)
22. Emmanuel Clase, $4,000,000 (2022-26)
23. Grady Sizemore, $3,908,333 (2006-11)
24. Fausto Carmona, $3,750,000 (2008-11)
* – deal begins with third full season
^ – deal begins with first full season

2 plus years of Major League service:
1. Fernando Tatis, $24,285,714 (2021-34)
2. Mike Trout, $24,083,333 (2015-20)
3. Alex Bregman, $20,000,000 (2020-24) *
4. Yordan Alvarez, $19,166,666 (2023-28)
5. Buster Posey, $18,555,555 (2013-21)
6. Yoan Moncada, $14,000,000 (2020-24)
7. Hanley Ramirez, $11,666,667 (2009-14)
8. Tim Lincecum, $11,500,000 (2010-11)
. . . Cody Bellinger, $11,500,000 (2020)
10. Carlos Gonzalez, $11,428,571 (2011-17)
11. Kris Bryant, $10,850,000 (2018)
12. Luis Severino, $10,000,000 (2019-22)
13. Blake Snell, $10,000,000 (2019-23)
14. David Wright, $9,166,667 (2007-12)
15. Kevin Kiermaier, $8,916,667 (2017-22)
16. Jason Kipnis, $8,750,000 (2014-19)
17. Matt Carpenter, $8,666,667 (2014-19)
18. German Marquez, $8,600,000 (2019-23)
19. Andrew McCutchen, $8,583,333 (2012-17)
20. Starlin Castro, $8,571,143 (2013-19)
21. Justin Upton, $8,541,667 (2010-15)
22. Jay Bruce, $8,500,000 (2011-16)
. . . Javier Baez, $8,500,000 (2021)
24. Gio Gonzalez, $8,400,000 (2012-16)
25. Pat Burrell, $8,333,333 (2003-08)
26. Rougned Odor, $8,250,000 (2017-22)
27. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., $7,900,000 (2022)
28. Corey Kluber, $7,700,000 (2015-19)
29. Robinson Cano, $7,500,000 (2008-11)
30. Clay Buchholz, $7,486,250 (2012-15) *
31. Max Kepler, $7,000,000 (2019-23)
32. Cole Hamels, $6,833,333 (2009-11)
33. Dustin Pedroia, $6,750,000 (2009-14)
. . . Jaime Garcia, $6,750,000 (2012-15)
35. Chris Sale, $6,500,000 (2013-17)
36. Allen Craig, $6,200,000 (2013-17)
37. Ender Inciarte, $6,105,000 (2017-21)
38. Trevor Cahill, $6,100,000 (2011-15)
. . . Odubel Herrera, $6,100,000 (2017-21)
* – deal begins with fourth full season

3 plus years of Major League service:
1. Austin Riley, $21,200,000 (2023-32)
2. Ryan Braun, $21,000,000 (2016-20)
3. Ryan Howard, $18,000,000 (2009-11)
4. Juan Soto, $17,100,000 (2022)
5. Freddie Freeman, $16,875,000 (2014-21)
6. Cody Bellinger, $16,100,000 (2021)
7. Yusei Kikuchi, $16,000,000 (2022-24)
8. Josh Donaldson, $14,325,000 (2016-17)
9. Albert Pujols, $14,285,714 (2004-10)
… Kyle Seager, $14,285,714 (2015-21)
11. Wil Myers, $13,833,333 (2017-22)
12. Justin Morneau, $13,333,333 (2008-13)
13. Joey Votto, $12,666,667 (2011-13)
14. Chase Utley, $12,142,157 (2007-13)
15. George Springer, $12,000,000 (2018-19)
16. Aaron Nola, $11,250,000 (2019-22)
17. Sandy Alcantara, $11,200,000 (2022)
18. Nick Markakis, $11,016,667 (2009-14)
19. Alex Rios, $10,666,667 (2009-14)
20. Craig Kimbrel, $10,500,000 (2014-17)
21. Carlos Martinez, $10,200,000 (2017-21)
. . . J.P. Crawford, $10,200,000 (2022-26)
23. David Price, $10,112,500 (2013)
24. Dee Gordon, $10,000,000 (2016-20)
25. Scott Kazmir, $9,500,000 (2009-11)
26. Eugenio Suarez, $9,428,571 (2018-24)
27. Prince Fielder, $9,000,000 (2009-10)
. . . Ryan Zimmerman, $9,000,000 (2009-13)
29. Max Muncy, $8,666,667 (2020-22)
30. Aaron Judge, $8,500,000 (2020)
31. Roy Oswalt, $8,450,000 (2005-06)
32. Joe Mauer, $8,250,000 (2007-10)
33. Torii Hunter, $8,000,000 (2003-06)
34. Mark Teixeira, $7,700,000 (2006-07)
35. Ervin Santana, $7,500,000 (2009-12)
. . . Billy Butler, $7,500,000 (2011-14)
37. Trea Turner, $7,450,000 (2020)
38. Pete Alonso, $7,400,000 (2022)
39. Lance Lynn, $7,333,333 (2015-17)
40. Josh Harrison, $6,825,000 (2015-18)

4 plus years of Major League service:
1. Jacob deGrom, $27,500,000 (2019-23)
2. Ryan Howard, $25,000,000 (2012-16)
… Giancarlo Stanton, $25,000,000 (2015-27)
… Yoenis Cespedes, $25,000,000 (2016-18)
5. Joey Votto, $22,500,000 (2014-23) *
6. Matt Olson, $21,000,000 (2022-29)
7. Tim Lincecum, $20,250,000 (2012-13)
8. Miguel Cabrera, $19,037,500 (2008-15)
9. Kris Bryant, $18,600,000 (2020)
10. Francisco Lindor, $17,500,000 (2020)
11. Cody Bellinger, $17,000,000 (2022)
12. Evan Longoria, $16,666,667 (2017-22)
13. Justin Verlander, $16,000,000 (2010-14)
14. Troy Tulowitzki, $15,775,000 (2011-20)
15. Felix Hernandez, $15,600,000 (2010-14)
16. Elvis Andrus, $15,000,000 (2015-22) *
. . . Hisashi Iwakuma, $15,000,000 (2016-18)
18. Brandon Belt, $14,560,000 (2017-21) ^
19. Travis Hafner, $14,250,000 (2009-12)
20. David Price, $14,000,000 (2014)
. . . Jean Segura, $14,000,000 (2018-22)
22. Kyle Hendricks, $13,875,000 (2020-23) ^
23. Trevor Story, $13,750,000 (2020-21)
24. Bryce Harper, $13,625,000 (2017)
25. Trea Turner, $13,000,000 (2021)
26. Kyle Freeland, $12,900,000 (2022-26)
27. Brandon Crawford, $12,500,000 (2016-21)
28. Ryan McMahon, $11,666,667 (2022-27)
29. Matt Holliday, $11,500,00 (2008-09)
30. Rafael Devers, $11,200,000 (2022)
31. Dan Haren, $11,187,500 (2009-12)
32. Matt Harrison, $11,000,000 (2013-17)
33. Josh Hader, $11,000,000 (2022)
34. Salvador Perez, $10,500,000 (2017-21) ^
35. Randal Grichuk, $10,400,000 (2019-23)
36. Kevin Youkilis, $10,312,500 (2009-12)
37. Aaron Judge, $10,175,000 (2021)
38. Antonio Senzatela, $10,100,000 (2022-26)
39. Miguel Sano, $10,000,000 (2020-22)
. . . Javy Baez, $10,000,000 (2020)
* – deal begins with seventh full season
^ – deal begins with sixth full season

5 plus years of Major League service:
1. Francisco Lindor, $34,100,000 (2022-31)
2. Nolan Arenado, $32,500,000 (2019-26)
3. Clayton Kershaw, $30,714,286 (2014-20)
4. Mookie Betts, $30,416,667 (2021-32) *
5. Shohei Ohtani, $30,000,000 (2023)
6. Yoenis Cespedes, $27,500,000 (2017-20)
7. Mookie Betts, $27,000,000 (2020)
8. Josh Donaldson, $23,000,000 (2018)
9. Francisco Lindor, $22,300,000 (2021)
10. Adrian Gonzalez, $22,000,000 (2012-18) *
11. Bryce Harper, $21,625,000 (2018)
12. Luis Castillo, $21,600,000 (2023-27)
13. Rick Porcello, $20,625,000 (2016-19) *
14. Matt Kemp, $20,000,000 (2012-19)
… Xander Bogaerts, $20,000,000 (2020-25)
. . . Joe Musgrove, $20,000,000 (2023-27)
17. Aaron Judge, $19,000,000 (2022)
18. Derek Jeter, $18,900,000 (2001-10)
19. Jose Berrios, $18,714,286 (2022-28)
20. Vernon Wells, $18,000,000 (2008-14)
… Charlie Blackmon, $18,000,000 (2018-23)
22. Trevor Bauer, $17,500,000 (2020)
23. Jake Peavy, $17,333,333 (2010-12)
24. Jered Weaver, $17,000,000 (2012-16)
. . . Lance McCullers, $17,000,000 (2022-26)
. . . Trea Turner, $17,000,000 (2022)
27. Khris Davis, $16,750,000 (2020-21) *
28. Khris Davis, $16,500,000 (2019)
29. Michael Young, $16,000,000 (2009-13)
. . . Manny Machado, $16,000,000 (2018)
31. Todd Helton, $15,722,222 (2003-11)
32. Prince Fielder, $15,500,000 (2011)
33. Max Scherzer, $15,250,000 (2014)
34. Tyler Glasnow, $15,175,000 (2023-24)
35. Roy Oswalt, $14,600,000 (2007-11)
36. Byron Buxton, $14,285,714 (2022-28)
37.  Adam Jones, $14,250,000 (2013-18)
38. Lance Berkman, $14,166,667 (2005-10)
39. Corey Seager, $13,750,000 (2021)
40. John Danks, $13,000,000 (2012-16)
. . . Danny Duffy, $13,000,000 (2017-21)
42. Marcus Semien, $13,000,000 (2020)
43. Pedro Martinez, $12,500,000 (1998-2003)
. . . Andruw Jones, $12,500,000 (2002-07)
. . . Brad Lidge, $12,500,000 (2009-11)
. . . James Paxton, $12,500,000 (2020)
* – deal begins with seventh full season

6 years or more of Major League service:
1. Max Scherzer, $43,333,333 (2022-24)
2. Gerrit Cole, $36,000,000 (2020-28)
3. Mike Trout, $35,541,667 (2019-30)
4. Carlos Correa, $35,100,000 (2022-24)
5. Stephen Strasburg, $35,000,000 (2020-26)
… Anthony Rendon, $35,000,000 (2020-26)
7. Trevor Bauer, $34,000,000 (2021-23)
8. Justin Verlander, $33,000,000 (2020-21)
9. Zack Greinke, $32,500,000 (2016-21) (reduced for deferrals)
10. Corey Seager, $32,500,000 (2022-31)
11. Miguel Cabrera, $31,000,000 (2016-23)
… David Price, $31,000,000 (2016-22)
… Clayton Kershaw, $31,000,000 (2019-21)
14. Max Scherzer, $30,000,000 (2015-21)
… Manny Machado, $30,000,000 (2019-28)
16. Alex Rodriguez, $27,500,000 (2008-17)
17. Freddie Freeman, $27,000,000 (2022-27)
18. Paul Goldschmidt, $26,000,000 (2020-24)
… Kris Bryant, $26,000,000 (2022-28)
20. Jon Lester, $25,833,333 (2015-20)
21. Justin Verlander, $25,714,286 (2013-19)
22. Chris Sale, $25,600,000 (2020-24)
23. Bryce Harper, $25,384,615 (2019-31)
24. Alex Rodriguez, $25,200,000 (2001-10)
25. Josh Hamilton, $25,000,000 (2013-17)
… Felix Hernandez, $25,000,000 (2013-19)
… Stephen Strasburg, $25,000,000 (2017-23)
… Jake Arrieta, $25,000,000 (2018-20)
… George Springer, $25,000,000 (2021-26)
… Marcus Semien, $25,000,000 (2022-28)
… Justin Verlander, $25,000,000 (2022-23)
32. Zack Greinke, $24,500,000 (2013-18)
33. CC Sabathia, $24,400,000 (2012-16)
34. Cliff Lee, $24,000,000 (2011-15)
. . . Albert Pujols, $24,000,000 (2012-21)
. . . Cole Hamels, $24,000,000 (2013-18)
. . . Robinson Cano, $24,000,000 (2014-23)
38. Christian Yelich, $23,888,889 (2020-28)
39. Prince Fielder, $23,777,778 (2012-20)
40. Marcus Stroman, $23,666,667 (2022-24)
41. Jose Altuve, $23,357,143 (2018-24)
42. Patrick Corbin, $23,333,333 (2019-24)
. . . Javier Baez, $23,333,333 (2022-27)
44. J.T. Realmuto, $23,100,000 (2021-25)
45. Joe Mauer, $23,000,000 (2011-18)
. . . CC Sabathia, $23,000,000 (2009-15)
. . . Jason Heyward, $23,000,000 (2016-23)
. . . Chris Davis, $23,000,000 (2016-22)
. . . Josh Donaldson, $23,000,000 (2019)
. . . Josh Donaldson, $23,000,000 (2020-23)
. . . Robbie Ray, $23,000,000 (2022-26)
52. Johan Santana, $22,916,667 (2008-13)
53. Mark Teixeira, $22,500,000 (2009-16)
. . . Manny Ramirez, $22,500,000 (2009-10)
55. Justin Upton, $22,125,000 (2016-21)
56. Hanley Ramirez, $22,000,000 (2015-18)
. . . Jordan Zimmermann, $22,000,000 (2016-20)
. . . J.D. Martinez, $22,000,000 (2018-22)
. . . Kevin Gausman, $22,000,000 (2022-26)
. . . Carlos Rodon, $22,000,000 (2022-23)
61. Jacoby Ellsbury, $21,857,143 (2014-20)
62. Johnny Cueto, $21,666,667 (2016-21)
63. Matt Cain, $21,250,000 (2012-17)
64. Justin Upton, $21,200,000 (2018-22)
65. Yu Darvish, $21,000,000 (2018-23)
. . . Noah Syndergaard, $21,000,000 (2022)
67. Salvador Perez, $20,500,000 (2022-25)
68. Carl Crawford, $20,285,714 (2011-17)
69. Jose Ramirez, $20,142,857 (2022-28)
70. Manny Ramirez, $20,000,000 (2001-08)
. . . Roy Halladay, $20,000,000 (2011-13)
. . . Edwin Encarnacion, $20,000,000 (2017-19)
. . . Yadier Molina, $20,000,000 (2018-20)
. . . Carlos Santana, $20,000,000 (2018-20)
. . . Hyun-jin Ryu, $20,000,000 (2020-23)
. . . Charlie Morton, $20,000,000 (2022)
. . . Nick Castellanos, $20,000,000 (2022-26)
. . . Charlie Morton, $20,000,000 (2023)