NEW YORK (AP) -Baseball contracts with average annual values of $17 million or more. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from player and management sources and include all guaranteed income but not income from potential incentive bonuses. There is no distinction for deferred money:
Player, Club Years Avg. Salary
Roger Clemens, NYY 2007 $28,000,022
Alex Rodriguez, NYY 2001-10 $25,200,000
Manny Ramirez, Bos 2001-08 $20,000,000
Derek Jeter, NYY 2001-10 $18,900,000
Carlos Zambrano, Cubs 2008-12 $18,300,000
Vernon Wells, Tor 2008-14 $18,000,000
Barry Zito, SF 2007-13 $18,000,000
Ichiro Suzuki, Sea 2008-12 $18,000,000
Jason Giambi, NYY 2002-08 $17,142,857
Carlos Beltran, NYM 2005-11 $17,000,000
Alfonso Soriano, Cubs 2007-14 $17,000,000

Recent MLB Discussions

Top MLB Public Bets

MLB Top Stories

Thumbnail Dodgers vs. Giants Prediction Will tonight's Dodgers and Giants game be low-scoring for bettors when the NL West rivals clash at 10:15PM ET?
Thumbnail Blue Jays vs. Angels Prediction Can the Blue Jays take the series against the Angels with a win tonight at 10:07PM ET?
Thumbnail Padres vs. Diamondbacks Prediction Will the Diamondbacks beat the Padres behind Zack Greinke tonight when the NL West rivals clash at 9:40PM ET?
Thumbnail Nationals vs. Rockies Prediction Will the Rockies upset the red-hot, but travel-weary Nationals tonight at 8:40PM ET in Denver?
Thumbnail Twins vs. Rangers Prediction Is the over/under total set too high in tonight's Twins and Rangers game at 8:05PM ET?

MLB Team Pages