List of Major League Baseball teams by payroll

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This is a list of Major League Baseball teams, ranked by their total salary as of 2008.[1]

Rank Team Payroll
1 New York Yankees $209,081,579
2 Detroit Tigers $138,685,197
3 New York Mets $138,293,378
4 Boston Red Sox $133,440,037
5 Chicago White Sox $121,152,667
6 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim $119,216,333
7 Chicago Cubs $118,595,833
8 Los Angeles Dodgers $118,536,038
9 Seattle Mariners $117,993,982
10 Atlanta Braves $102,424,018
11 St. Louis Cardinals $100,624,450
12 Toronto Blue Jays $98,641,957
13 Philadelphia Phillies $98,269,881
14 Houston Astros $88,930,415
15 Milwaukee Brewers $81,004,167
16 Cleveland Indians $78,970,067
17 San Francisco Giants $76,904,500
18 Cincinnati Reds $74,277,695
19 San Diego Padres $73,677,617
20 Colorado Rockies $68,655,500
21 Texas Rangers $68,239,551
22 Baltimore Orioles $67,196,248
23 Arizona Diamondbacks $66,202,713
24 Minnesota Twins $62,182,767
25 Kansas City Royals $58,245,500
26 Washington Nationals $54,961,000
27 Pittsburgh Pirates $49,365,283
28 Oakland Athletics $47,967,126
29 Tampa Bay Rays $43,820,598
30 Florida Marlins $21,836,500

References[change | change source]

  1. "Major League Baseball teams by payroll". sports.espn.go.com. Retrieved 2008-06-14.