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MLB: The Highest (and Lowest) Paid Pitching Staffs in Baseball

TEAM 2015 PITCHING PAYROLL 2014 RANK 2014 PITCHING PAYROLL 2015 CHANGE
1. (UP 3) Detroit Tigers $81,057,041 4 $64,276,161 $16,780,880
2. (DN 1) Los Angeles Dodgers $79,612,464 1 $79,579,761 $32,703
3. San Francisco Giants $77,279,944 3 $67,058,638 $10,221,306
4. (UP 8) New York Yankees $70,106,890 12 $40,551,316 $29,555,574
5. Washington Nationals $67,531,997 5 $58,176,100 $9,355,897
6. (UP 13) Boston Red Sox $54,541,721 19 $28,389,617 $26,152,104
7. (UP 11) Chicago White Sox $53,338,873 18 $30,973,949 $22,364,924
8. (UP 16) Chicago Cubs $52,539,953 24 $22,903,083 $29,636,870
9. (UP 12) San Diego Padres $52,376,209 21 $27,080,600 $25,295,609
10. (UP 5) Baltimore Orioles $49,815,661 15 $34,675,408 $15,140,253
11. (DN 2) Seattle Mariners $49,162,924 9 $48,368,242 $794,682
12. (DN 2) Kansas City Royals $47,366,229 10 $46,203,000 $1,163,229
13. (UP 10) Pittsburgh Pirates $43,796,488 23 $23,203,500 $20,592,988
14. (DN 12) Philadelphia Phillies $43,728,154 2 $72,720,166 ($28,992,012)
15. (DN 2) Milwaukee Brewers $42,517,807 13 $39,366,889 $3,150,918
16. (DN 9) Los Angeles Angels $42,422,938 7 $53,353,464 ($10,930,526)
17. (DN 11) Toronto Blue Jays $41,873,936 6 $55,601,200 ($13,727,264)
18. (UP 8) Houston Astros $36,740,607 26 $21,300,300 $15,440,307
19. (DN 3) Minnesota Twins $36,336,228 16 $33,953,426 $2,382,802
20. (UP 5) Texas Rangers $36,277,020 25 $21,739,030 $14,537,990
21. (DN 10) Cincinnati Reds $31,853,876 11 $41,230,772 ($9,376,896)
22. (DN 2) Colorado Rockies $31,217,394 20 $27,643,500 $3,573,894
23. (DN 1) New York Mets $27,394,361 22 $23,803,975 $3,590,386
24. (UP 6) Miami Marlins $27,049,562 30 $10,440,102 $16,609,460
25. (DN 11) Oakland Athletics $24,557,280 14 $35,896,606 ($11,339,326)
26. (DN 18) St. Louis Cardinals $18,911,933 8 $50,418,166 ($31,506,233)
27. Arizona Diamondbacks $18,859,668 27 $20,961,500 ($2,101,832)
28. Tampa Bay Rays $14,853,802 28 $19,186,866 ($4,333,064)
29. Cleveland Indians $12,352,696 29 $10,479,600 $1,873,096
30. (DN 13) Atlanta Braves $6,120,980 17 $33,352,683 ($27,231,703)

MLB: The Highest (and Lowest) Team Payrolls in Baseball (2015)

TEAM 2015 PAYROLL 2014 RANK 2014 PAYROLL 2015 CHANGE
1. Los Angeles Dodgers $272,430,944 1 $243,199,930 $29,231,014
2. New York Yankees $213,835,130 2 $230,183,308 ($16,348,178)
3. San Francisco Giants $172,786,178 3 $178,293,112 ($5,506,934)
4. (UP 1) Detroit Tigers $172,530,434 5 $172,090,085 $440,349
5. (UP 2) Boston Red Sox $166,599,995 7 $157,553,326 $9,046,669
6. (UP 2) Washington Nationals $164,229,883 8 $144,167,321 $20,062,562
7. (DN 1) Los Angeles Angels $144,473,910 6 $168,299,326 ($23,825,416)
8. (UP 1) Texas Rangers $143,920,277 9 $137,675,148 $6,245,129
9. (DN 5) Philadelphia Phillies $143,640,049 4 $172,672,421 ($29,032,372)
10. Toronto Blue Jays $126,252,261 10 $132,822,834 ($6,570,573)
11. (UP 5) Seattle Mariners $125,370,055 16 $106,046,656 $19,323,399
12. (DN 1) St. Louis Cardinals $124,427,536 11 $127,620,476 ($3,192,940)
13. (DN 1) Cincinnati Reds $123,043,679 12 $116,061,785 $6,981,894
14. (UP 4) Kansas City Royals $116,772,539 18 $98,858,114 $17,914,425
15. (UP 7) Chicago White Sox $116,138,443 22 $91,402,340 $24,736,103
16. (DN 1) Baltimore Orioles $114,463,284 15 $109,766,862 $4,696,422
17. (UP 6) Chicago Cubs $111,415,184 23 $88,503,827 $22,911,357
18. (UP 7) San Diego Padres $108,231,036 25 $78,311,464 $29,919,572
19. (DN 6) Atlanta Braves $104,474,662 13 $114,547,008 ($10,072,346)
20. (UP 4) Minnesota Twins $103,020,447 24 $82,541,911 $20,478,536
21. (DN 4) New York Mets $102,304,249 17 $99,413,019 $2,891,230
22. (DN 8) Milwaukee Brewers $101,945,770 14 $112,584,023 ($10,638,253)
23. (DN 4) Colorado Rockies $101,399,153 19 $98,055,071 $3,344,082
24. (UP 2) Pittsburgh Pirates $88,632,770 26 $75,422,404 $13,210,366
25. (UP 2) Cleveland Indians $84,952,040 27 $74,043,608 $10,908,432
26. (DN 5) Oakland Athletics $83,090,838 21 $95,910,860 ($12,820,022)
27. (UP 2) Houston Astros $75,478,103 29 $53,781,498 $21,696,605
28. Tampa Bay Rays $73,264,804 28 $72,651,971 $612,833
29. (DN 9) Arizona Diamondbacks $72,217,646 20 $97,043,073 ($24,825,427)
30. Miami Marlins $69,221,406 30 $51,094,489 $18,126,917

Major League Baseball: Home Run Derby Winners by Team

TEAM HOME RUN DERBY WINNERS WINNER SEASON NOTES
1. Chicago Cubs 3 Andre Dawson 1987
Ryne Sandberg 1990
Sammy Sosa 2000
1. Cincinnati Reds 3 Dave Parker 1985
Eric Davis 1989
Todd Frazier 2015
1. Los Angeles Angels 3 Wally Joyner 1986 as California Angels
Garret Anderson 2003 as Anaheim Angels
Vladimir Guerrero 2007
1. New York Yankees 3 Tino Martinez 1997
Jason Giambi 2002
Robinson Canó 2011
1. Oakland Athletics 3 Mark McGwire 1992
Yoenis Céspedes 2013
Yoenis Céspedes 2014
1. Seattle Mariners 3 Ken Griffey, Jr. 1994
Ken Griffey, Jr. 1998
Ken Griffey, Jr. 1999
7. Baltimore Orioles 2 Cal Ripken, Jr. 1991
Miguel Tejada 2004
7. Philadelphia Phillies 2 Bobby Abreu 2005
Ryan Howard 2006
9. Arizona Diamondbacks 1 Luis Gonzalez 2001
9. Boston Red Sox 1 David Ortiz 2010
9. Chicago White Sox 1 Frank Thomas 1995
9. Detroit Tigers 1 Prince Fielder 2012
9. Milwaukee Brewers 1 Prince Fielder 2009
9. Minnesota Twins 1 Justin Morneau 2008
9. New York Mets 1 Darryl Strawberry 1986
9. San Francisco Giants 1 Barry Bonds 1996
9. Texas Rangers 1 Juan González 1993
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