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Who is the highest-paid MLB player? The top MLB salaries, ranked

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Major League Baseball fans are voting for the best players of the season ahead of the July 19 All-Star Game. American and national league rosters are sure to include some of baseball’s best players, including Mike Trout, Max Scherzer and Gerrit Cole.

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So who are the highest paid baseball players in 2022?

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The MLB USA TODAY Sports salary database has the salary of every player on the Opening Day roster. this season.

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Who is the highest paid MLB player in 2022?

The highest paid MLB player in 2022 is New York Mets pitcher Max Scherzer, who will earn $43,333,333 in a three-year, $130,000,000 deal. The contract includes the withdrawal of the player after two years and a complete ban on the exchange. It also broke the average annual value (AAV) record set by the New York Yankees and Gerrit Cole ($36 million).

What are the 5 highest salaries in MLB in 2022?

  1. Max Scherzer, SP, Mets, $43,333,333

  2. Mike Trout, OF, Angels, $37,116,667

  3. Anthony Rendon, 3B, Angels, $36,571,429

  4. Gerrit Cole, SP, Yankees, $36,000,000

  5. Carlos Correa, SS, twins, $35,100,000

Season ended: Los Angeles Angels’ Anthony Rendon to undergo wrist surgery and miss rest of season

Who is the highest paid MLB player by total value?

The highest paid MLB player in terms of total contract value is in a league of his own.

Trout, a three-time AL MVP, signed an extension ahead of the 2019 season that will net him a total of $426.5 million through 2030. His contract is more than $60 million higher than the second-highest total contract in the league, outfielder Los Angeles Dodgers. Mookie Betts, age 12, $365 million

Mike Trout has signed a 12-year extension that will net him a total of $426.5 million through 2030.
Mike Trout has signed a 12-year extension that will net him a total of $426.5 million through 2030.

Who are the highest paid MLB players by total value?

  1. Mike Trout, OF, Angels: $426,000,000 over 12 years

  2. Mookie Betts, OF, Dodgers: $365,000,000 in 12 years

  3. Francisco Lindor, SS, Metz: $341,000,000 over 10 years

  4. Fernando Tatis Jr., SS, parents: $340,000,000 for 14 years.

  5. Bryce Harper, OF, Phillies: $330,000,000 over 13 years.

Outside rates: The Los Angeles Dodgers acquired Trace Thompson from the Detroit Tigers following an injury to Mookie Betts.

Who are the highest paid players on average per year?

Average Annual Value (AAV) takes the total value of the contract and divides it by the number of years of the contract.

  1. Max Scherzer, SP, Mets, $43,333,333

  2. Gerrit Cole, SP, Yankees, $36,000,000

  3. Mike Trout, OF, Angels, $35,541,667

  4. Carlos Correa SS Twins $35,100,000

  5. Anthony Rendon, 3B, Angels, $35,000,000; Stephen Strasburg, SP, Nationals: $35,000,000

How much does your favorite player earn? To find out.

2022MLB SALARY DATABASE: Salary of each player on opening day

This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Highest-paid MLB players: Max Scherzer and Mike Trout top the list



Source: sports.yahoo.com

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