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Payroll in Major League Baseball is one of the main indicators of the well-being of a franchise. Teams with small payrolls are often seen as non contenders. However, under dogs often pop up from time to time. See how much money your favorite Major League Baseball team spent on payroll for the 2014 MLB season. 

 

Team

Total Team Salary

Average Player Salary

Median Player Salary

1. Dodgers

$241,128,402.00

$7,778,335.00

$4,300,000.00

2. Yankees

$208,830,659.00

$8,031,948.00

$3,684,426.00

3. Phillies

$179,521,056.00

$5,791,001.00

$1,587,500.00

4. Tigers

$163,078,526.00

$5,824,233.00

$1,775,000.00

5. Red Sox

$154,380,395.00

$5,717,792.00

$3,100,000.00

6. Giants

$148,239,158.00

$5,490,339.00

$4,000,000.00

7. Nationals

$134,366,735.00

$4,798,811.00

$2,850,000.00

8. Rangers

$132,491,596.00

$4,140,362.00

$1,375,000.00

9. Blue Jays

$129,427,700.00

$4,793,618.00

$3,000,000.00

10. Angels

$128,046,500.00

$4,415,396.00

$900,000.00

11. Reds

$112,378,771.00

$3,405,417.00

$1,200,000.00

12. DBacks

$111,798,833.00

$3,726,627.00

$1,937,500.00

13. Cardinals

$108,020,360.00

$3,857,870.00

$767,500.00

14. Orioles

$105,084,121.00

$3,389,810.00

$1,000,000.00

15. Brewers

$102,724,338.00

$3,804,605.00

$850,000.00

16. Rockies

$99,579,071.00

$3,688,113.00

$2,025,000.00

17. Braves

$97,855,673.00

$3,156,634.00

$1,142,857.00

18. Royals

$90,481,500.00

$3,351,166.00

$1,500,000.00

19. Padres

$89,881,695.00

$2,899,409.00

$1,980,000.00

20. White Sox

$89,551,982.00

$3,316,740.00

$1,500,000.00

21. Mariners

$89,539,642.00

$3,087,573.00

$750,000.00

22. Twins

$84,912,500.00

$3,396,500.00

$1,000,000.00

23. Mets

$84,281,011.00

$3,121,518.00

$1,000,000.00

24. Indians

$82,500,800.00

$3,055,585.00

$975,000.00

25. Rays

$82,035,490.00

$2,828,810.00

$1,475,000.00

26. Pirates

$77,845,999.00

$2,883,185.00

$1,200,000.00

27. Athletics

$77,220,900.00

$2,490,996.00

$775,000.00

28. Cubs

$74,546,356.00

$2,662,369.00

$1,622,857.00

29. Astros

$44,985,800.00

$1,606,635.00

$507,600.00

30. Marlins

$41,836,900.00

$1,549,514.00

$1,000,000.00

 

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