Gross Pay: $34.1 M
Jonathan Tyler Lester tops in the list of Top 10 highest paid Baseball players. He was born on January 7, 1984, is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played in MLB for the Boston Red Sox from the yaer 2006 to 2014 and the Oakland Athletics in the year 2014.
Gross Pay: $27.6 M
Robinson José Canó Mercedes was born on October 22, 1982, is a Dominican-American professional baseball second baseman for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball. Robinson Cano made his MLB debut with the New York Yankees in the year 2005, after spending 4 years in the minor leagues, and played for the Yankees until the year 2013.
Gross Pay: $26.9 M
Clayton Edward Kershaw was born on March 19, 1988, is an American professional baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Clayten Kershaw has played in the major leagues since the year 2008, and his career earned run average (ERA) is the lowest among starters in the live-ball era with a minimum of 1,000 innings pitched.
Gross Pay: $25.9 M
José Alberto Pujols Alcántara was born on January 16, 1980, also known as Albert Pujols, is a Dominican-American first baseman for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim of Major League Baseball.
Gross Pay: $25.6 M
Ryan James Howard was born on November 19, 1979 is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Philadelphia Phillies of Major League Baseball (MLB). Howard stands 6 feet 4 inches (193 cm) and weighs 240 pounds (110 kg).Ryan Howard holds numerous MLB and Phillies’ franchise records.
Gross Pay: $25.2 M
Clifton Phifer “Cliff” Lee was born on August 30, 1978 is an American professional baseball player. He is a starting pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies. He stands 6 feet 3 inches and weighs 205 pounds.
Gross Pay: $25.1 M
José Miguel Cabrera Torres was born on April 18, 1983, also known as Miguel Cabrera and nicknamed “Miggy”, is a Venezuelan professional baseball first baseman who plays for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Since his debut in the year 2003 he is a two-time American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) award winner, a three-time AL batting champion, and a ten-time MLB All-Star.
Gross Pay: $24.3 M
Prince Semien Fielder was born on May 9, 1984 is an American professional baseball first baseman and designated hitter for the Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB). Prince Fielder has also played for the Milwaukee Brewers and Detroit Tigers.
Gross Pay: $24 M
Joseph “Joe” Patrick Mauer was born on April 19, 1983 is an American professional baseball player. Joe has played as a catcher,designated hitter, and first baseman for the Minnesota Twins in Major League Baseball (MLB). Joe is the only catcher in MLB history to win 3 batting titles, and the only catcher to ever win a batting title in the American League. He also won 3 consecutive Gold Glove awards (2008–2010), and the 2009 American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award.
Gross Pay: $23.9 M
Carsten Charles “CC” Sabathia, Jr. was born on July 21, 1980 is an American professional baseball pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball (MLB). Upon signing with the Yankees prior to the 2009 season,CC Sabathia became the highest-paid pitcher in MLB history. Currently in his 15th year as a major league pitcher, CC Sabathia had never had more losses than wins in a season before the year 2014.