Baseball Player Salaries

Baseball Player Salaries is a fun look at money in baseball, baseball player value and agent commissions.

Salaries, statistics and value calculations for the 2013 season are live and updated daily!

Highest Paid Players

Player 2013 Salary
Alex Rodriguez $28,000,000
Johan Santana $25,500,000
Cliff Lee $25,000,000
CC Sabathia $23,000,000
Prince Fielder $23,000,000
Joe Mauer $23,000,000
Mark Teixeira $22,500,000

Best Value

Name Team Cost vs. Performance Score
Mike Trout LAA 8.38
Josh Donaldson OAK 7.80
Paul Goldschmidt ARI 7.01
Andrelton Simmons ATL 6.74
Manny Machado BAL 6.21

Worst Value

Name Team Cost vs. Performance Score
Barry Zito SF -108.33
Josh Johnson TOR -42.97
Roy Halladay PHI -37.50
Dan Uggla SF -35.21
Edwin Jackson CHC -35.21

Highest Paid Agents

Agent 2013 Total Contracts Estimated Commission Highest Paid Player
Scott Boras $247,377,750 $11,230,387 Prince Fielder
$23,000,000
SFX $131,824,630 $5,597,631 Miguel Cabrera
$21,000,000
Greg Genske $107,800,000 $5,183,000 CC Sabathia
$23,000,000
ACES $92,020,000 $4,145,600 Shane Victorino
$13,000,000
Dan Lozano $74,440,000 $3,556,400 Michael Young
$16,000,000
CAA Sports (Nez B... $73,199,000 $3,349,450 Andre Ethier
$13,500,000

Cheapest Home Runs

Player Cost Per HR
Paul Goldschmidt $13,888
Mark Trumbo $15,882
Chris Carter $17,034
Domonic Brown $18,518
Mike Trout $18,888
Pedro Alvarez $19,444

Most Expensive Home Runs

Player Cost Per HR
Derek Jeter $17,000,000
Mark Teixeira $7,500,000
Kevin Youkilis $6,000,000
Alex Rodriguez $4,000,000
Marco Scutaro $3,335,000
Matt Kemp $3,333,333

Cheapest Wins

Player Cost Per W
Chris Tillman $31,781
Shelby Miller $32,666
Lance Lynn $34,200
Julio Teheran $35,000
A.J. Griffin $35,178
Patrick Corbin $35,285

Most Expensive Wins

Player Cost Per W
Chad Billingsley $11,000,000
Josh Johnson $6,875,000
Frank Francisco $6,500,000
Jeremy Affeldt $6,000,000
Brett Anderson $5,750,000
Mike Adams $5,000,000

2013 MLB Payrolls

Team Payroll
New York Yankees $238,063,053
Los Angeles Dodgers $228,488,800
Philadelphia Phillies $170,044,480
Boston Red Sox $168,606,374
Detroit Tigers $155,014,700
San Francisco Giants $145,374,000
Toronto Blue Jays $129,281,800
Los Angeles Angels $126,682,912
Texas Rangers $125,205,060
Washington Nationals $119,529,791
Chicago White Sox $109,207,380
St. Louis Cardinals $108,268,600
Cincinatti Reds $103,837,999
Atlanta Braves $94,184,895
Baltimore Orioles $93,526,420
Arizona Diamondbacks $90,420,800
Chicago Cubs $85,564,850
Kansas City Royals $83,946,505
Pittsburgh Pirates $83,062,500
Cleveland Indians $81,671,276
Seattle Mariners $79,797,000
Colorado Rockies $77,232,679
Milwaukee Brewers $76,966,300
Minnesota Twins $71,531,000
San Diego Padres $70,863,225
Tampa Bay Rays $66,730,600
Oakland Athletics $66,062,239
New York Mets $51,939,386
Miami Marlins $35,918,940
Houston Astros $21,690,014

2013 Most Efficient Teams

Team Cost Per Win
Houston Astros $425,294
Miami Marlins $579,337
Oakland Athletics $688,148
New York Mets $701,883
Tampa Bay Rays $725,332
Pittsburgh Pirates $883,643
Cleveland Indians $887,731
San Diego Padres $932,410
Kansas City Royals $976,122
Atlanta Braves $981,092
Milwaukee Brewers $1,040,085
Colorado Rockies $1,043,684
Minnesota Twins $1,083,803

2013 Least Efficient Teams

Team Cost Per Win
New York Yankees $2,800,741
Los Angeles Dodgers $2,483,573
Philadelphia Phillies $2,329,376
San Francisco Giants $1,912,815
Toronto Blue Jays $1,747,051
Boston Red Sox $1,738,210
Chicago White Sox $1,733,450
Detroit Tigers $1,666,824
Los Angeles Angels $1,624,139
Washington Nationals $1,389,881
Texas Rangers $1,375,879
Chicago Cubs $1,296,437
Cincinatti Reds $1,153,755