Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees and the Highest Team Payrolls in Baseball (2014)

Nope. It’s not the New York Yankees. The Los Angeles Dodgers have the highest payroll in baseball.

2014 RANK (CHANGE) 2013 RANK TEAM 2014 PAYROLL ($M) 2013 PAYROLL ($M)
DIFF. ($M)
1. (UP 1) 2 Los Angeles Dodgers 220,395,196 216,597,577 3,797,619
2. (DWN 1) 1 New York Yankees 203,445,586 228,835,490 -25,389,904
3. (SAME) 3 Philadelphia Phillies 170,760,689 165,385,714 5,374,975
4. (UP 1) 5 Detroit Tigers 148,414,500 148,414,500 0
5. (DWN 1) 4 Boston Red Sox 140,657,500 150,655,500 -9,998,000
6. (SAME) 6 San Francisco Giants 136,042,112 140,264,334 -4,222,222
7. (SAME) 7 Los Angeles Angels 127,896,250 127,896,250 0
8. (SAME) 8 Chicago White Sox 119,573,277 119,073,277 500,000
9. (SAME) 9 Toronto Blue Jays 117,035,100 117,527,800 -492,700
10. (UP 2) 12 Washington Nationals 114,194,270 114,056,769 137,501
11. (SAME) 11 Texas Rangers 112,939,500 114,090,100 -1,150,600
12. (UP 1) 13 Cincinnati Reds 109,401,962 107,491,305 1,910,657
13. (UP 1) 14 Chicago Cubs 107,646,476 104,304,676 3,341,800
14. (DWN 4) 10 St. Louis Cardinals 102,790,110 115,222,086 -12,431,976
15. (SAME) 15 Baltimore Orioles 90,993,333 90,993,333 0
16. (SAME) 16 Atlanta Braves 89,986,525 89,778,192 208,333
17. (SAME) 17 Arizona Diamondbacks 89,798,667 89,100,500 698,167
18. (SAME) 18 Milwaukee Brewers 88,837,366 82,976,944 5,860,422
19. (UP 1) 20 Pittsburgh Pirates 79,562,000 81,491,725 -1,929,725
20. (DWN 1) 19 Kansas City Royals 79,491,725 79,555,000 -63,275
21. (UP 1) 22 Minnesota Twins 75,802,500 75,802,500 0
22. (UP 1) 23 New York Mets 73,996,639 73,396,649 599,990
23. (DWN 2) 21 Cleveland Indians 73,724,300 77,772,800 -4,048,500
24. (SAME) 24 Seattle Mariners 73,499,643 72,031,143 1,468,500
25. (SAME) 25 Colorado Rockies 71,434,071 71,924,071 -490,000
26. (SAME) 26 San Diego Padres 66,022,900 67,143,600 -1,120,700
27. (SAME) 27 Oakland Athletics 60,372,500 60,664,500 -292,000
28. (SAME) 28 Tampa Bay Rays 57,505,272 57,895,272 -390,000
29. (SAME) 29 Miami Marlins 35,720,400 36,341,900 -621,500
30. (SAME) 30 Houston Astros 21,133,500 22,062,600 -929,100

Posted on March 17, 2014, in MLB Baseball and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: