Diamondbacks RHP Zack Greinke and Dodgers LHP Clayton Kershaw will combine to make more than $69 million this season.
USA TODAY Sports has released its database of MLB player salaries for 2017, giving us a chance to check out how much the top players in the league make.
And the top players make quite a bit.
Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw leads the list. He is set to make $33 million this season.
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No. 2 on the list?
Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke, who is set to make almost $32 million.
Red Sox pitcher David Price is No. 3 on the list. He is set to earn $30 million in 2017.
The Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera is the highest paid non-pitcher in the league. He is set to make $28 million.
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Top 10 MLB salaries for 2017:
- 1. Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw | Position: SP | 2017 salary: $33,000,000
- 2. D-Backs’ Zack Greinke | SP | $31,876,966
- 3. Red Sox’s David Price | SP | $30,000,000
- 4. Tigers’ Miguel Cabrera | 1B | $28,000,000
- 4. Tigers’ Justin Verlander | SP | $28,000,000
- 6. Cubs’ Jason Heyward | OF | $26,055,288
- 7. Angels’ Albert Pujols | 1B | $26,000,000
- 8. Mariners’ Felix Hernandez | SP | $25,857,143
- 9. Cubs’ Jon Lester | SP | $25,000,000
- 9. Yankees’ CC Sabathia | SP | $25,000,000
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