Payroll in Major League Baseball is often a strong topic of conversation among rival baseball fans. Some Major League teams have a legitimate and constant edge over other teams in terms of the type of talent it can afford. How much money did your favorite Major League Baseball team spend in 2013? 

 

Team

Total Team Payroll

Average Player Salary

Median Player Salary

1. Yankees

$228,835,490.00

$7,151,109.00

$2,425,000.00

2. Dodgers

$216,597,577.00

$7,468,881.00

$5,250,000.00

3. Phillies

$165,385,714.00

$6,125,396.00

$1,350,000.00

4. Red Sox

$150,655,500.00

$5,021,850.00

$3,600,000.00

5. Tigers

$148,414,500.00

$5,708,250.00

$3,500,000.00

6. Giants

$140,264,334.00

$5,009,440.00

$1,650,000.00

7. Angels

$127,896,250.00

$4,736,898.00

$3,500,000.00

8. White Sox

$119,073,277.00

$4,410,121.00

$2,075,000.00

9. Blue Jays

$117,527,800.00

$3,791,219.00

$2,600,000.00

10. Rangers

$116,330,100.00

$3,877,670.00

$2,000,000.00

11. Cardinals

$115,222,086.00

$3,973,175.00

$1,475,000.00

12. Nationals

$114,056,769.00

$4,386,798.00

$2,418,750.00

13. Reds

$107,491,305.00

$4,134,280.00

$2,705,000.00

14. Cubs

$104,304,676.00

$3,596,712.00

$1,750,000.00

15. Orioles

$90,993,333.00

$3,137,701.00

$1,700,000.00

16. Braves

$89,778,192.00

$3,095,799.00

$725,000.00

17. DBacks

$89,100,500.00

$2,970,016.00

$1,562,500.00

18. Brewers

$83,466,944.00

$2,692,482.00

$850,000.00

19. Royals

$81,491,725.00

$3,018,212.00

$1,050,000.00

20. Pirates

$79,555,000.00

$2,651,833.00

$1,125,000.00

21. Indians

$78,266,400.00

$2,524,722.00

$1,000,000.00

22. Twins

$75,802,500.00

$2,707,232.00

$512,500.00

23. Mets

$73,396,649.00

$2,530,918.00

$535,000.00

24. Mariners

$72,031,143.00

$2,770,428.00

$1,025,000.00

25. Rockies

$71,924,071.00

$2,766,310.00

$950,000.00

26. Athletics

$69,164,500.00

$2,305,483.00

$837,500.00

27. Padres

$67,143,600.00

$2,165,922.00

$1,120,000.00

28. Rays

$57,405,272.00

$2,207,895.00

$1,750,000.00

29. Marlins

$36,341,900.00

$1,135,684.00

$506,450.00

30. Astros

$22,568,300.00

$806,010.00

$497,450.00

 

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