Top 10 mlb salaries 2012

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Greatest team payrolls on Opening Day 2012, based on Baseball Prospectus’ Cot’s Baseball Contracts. Figures include contracts plus professional-ranked signing bonuses.

10 Los Angeles Dodgers

Total team payroll: $105.42 million

Greatest compensated player: Matt Kemp, $20 million each year

9 Chicago Cubs

Total team payroll: $109.32 million

Greatest compensated player: Alfonso Soriano, $19 million each year

8 St. Louis Cardinals

Total team payroll: $111.86 million

Greatest compensated player: Matt Holliday, $17 million each year

7 Texas Rangers

Total team payroll: $120.84 million

Greatest compensated player: Michael Youthful, $16 million each year

6 San Francisco Giants

Total team payroll: $131.36 million

Greatest compensated player: Matt Cain, $21.25 million each year

5 Detroit Tigers

Total team payroll: $133.48 million

Greatest compensated player: Prince Fielder: $23.78 million each year

4 Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim

Total team payroll: $151.38 million

Greatest compensated player: Albert Pujols, $24 million each year

3 Philadelphia Phillies

Total team payroll: $172.09 million

Greatest compensated player: Ryan Howard, $25 million each year

2 Boston Red Sox

Total team payroll: $175.25 million

Greatest compensated player: Adrian Gonzalez, $22 million each year

1 New York Yankees

Total team payroll: $209.79 million

Greatest compensated player: Alex Rodriguez, $27.5 million each year

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