Top 10 Highest Paid Baseball Players

Baseball is one of the most popular sports in United States. It is also regarded and widely played all over the world. Every year major League Baseball is organized in United States. It is one of the renowned baseball championships which are especially organized in United States of America. We have got number of baseball legends through this. Baseball players who participate in MLB are in fact considered as highest paid players as they attractive salary from their teams. Not only this, they earn very well personally from endorsements as well.

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Sports person like Carlos Beltran and Alex Rodriguez are considered as richest sports stars on this planet. Alex is known to earn a total of $466,963,699 as his earning from the career. Many new comers have also become quite rich and many are likely to make it soon to the list of the rich stars. Now, it has become quite important to look at the list of Top 10 Highest Paid Baseball Players. This is an exclusive list which has been framed after computing the amount up to exact numbers.  Let us check the 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2016 which have already created a huge rage globally.

Highest Paid Baseball Players

Clayton Kershaw

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He is an American professional baseball player. He presently plays for Los Angeles Dodgers in the Major League Baseball. Kershaw started off his career in MLB in the year 2008. He is presently in a 7 year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers and will get free by 2021. He is earning a total salary of $32,571, 428 which includes a base salary of $30,000,000 this year.

Justin Verlander:

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He currently plays for the Detroit tigers in the Major League Baseball. He made his debut in the league on July 04, 2005. He won NL CY Young award in the year 2011. Verlander is presently boundedby a 7-year contract with the Detroit Tigers and he is earning a total salary of $28,000,000.

Josh Hamilton:

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Hamilton is an American professional baseball outfielder and presently plays for Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the MLB. He debuted for Cincinnati Reds in the year 2007 in MLB. His 5 year contract with Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim is worth $125,000,000 and he is earning a total salary of $25,400,000 this year.

Cliff Lee:

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This professional baseball starting pitcher is earning a total salary of $25,000,000. Lee won NL CY young award in 2008 and also became the AL comeback player of the year in the same year. He is presently in a 5-year contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Ryan Howard: 

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This baseball first baseman who is currently playing for the Philadelphia Philliesis one of the Top 10 Highest Paid Baseball Players who earns a total salary of $25,000,000. His 5-year contract will conclude by the year 2018 and then he will be a free agent.

Zack Greinke:

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He is a professional baseball starting pitcher. Zack in presently bounded by 6-year contract with the Log Angeles Dodgers. His contract is worth a total of $147,000,000 and he earns a total salary of $25,000,000 including base salary of $23,000,000.

Felix Hernandez:

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He is a Venezuelan professional baseball starting pitcher. He made his debut on 4th August, 2005 for the Seattle Mariners in MLB. He is earning a total salary of $24,857,142 which includes base salary of $24,000,000

Albert Pujols:

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With a total salary of $24,000,000, Pujols has made to the list of Top 10 Highest Paid Baseball Players. He currently plays for Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Prince Fielder:

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He is an American professional baseball first baseman. He is presently in a 9-year contract with the Texas Rangers and earns a total salary of $24,000,000. His contract will end in the year 2021.

Robinson Cano:

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Cano is a Dominican-American professional baseball second baseman and plays for the Seattle Mariners in the Major League Baseball. He is earning a salary of $24,000,000 which includes base salary of $24,000,000.

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After going through this list, it is undoubtedly a true fact that Baseball players are one of the highest paid players in the world. The teams remunerate their participants very well and even the players have numerous other sources of incomes as well.

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