It seems wonderful to hear about the highest paid MLB player and the amount of money might cause you to tremble due to the huge dime deal/ contract person secured in the MLB history of sports ever .
In 2019, Mike Trout signed a 12-year, $426 million contract with the Angels, the richest contract in the history of North American sports. Alex Rodriguez earned the highest salary in MLB in 2013 at $28,000,000. He also has the highest career earnings in MLB history.
Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels
Contract: 12 Years (2018-2030), $426 Million
At some point in the decade, the current all-time salary ranking will have to be completely revamped. When that happens, Mike Trout will join that list as his current extension is only $20 million less than Alex Rodriguez’s total career earnings.
Trevor Bauer, Los Angeles Dodgers
Trevor Bauer became the most coveted player on the market. The 2020 National League Cy Young Award posted his best season to date with the Cincinnati Reds, ending the year 5-4 with a 1.73 ERA in 11 games.
Gerrit Cole, New York Yankees
Contract: 9 Years (2011-2021), $324 Million
Jaco deGrom, New York Met
Contract of $137.5 Million Considered to be one of the best pitchers in the MLB, deGrom is a three-time All-Star with two First-Team appearances and two National League Cy Young Awards
Zack Greinke, Houston Astros
Contract: 6 Years (2016-2021), $206.5 Million
Acquired by the Houston Astros in 2019, Greinke remains one of the league’s top veterans and still pulls in excellent numbers proving that he is very much worth the money.
Contract: 7 Years (2020-2026), $245 Million
Pulling in $35 million this season, Stephen Strasburg put together a 2019 playoff performance worthy of being in the baseball hall of fame, leading
Contract: 2 Years (2020-2021), $66 Million
Contract: 13 Years (2019-2032), $330 Million
One of baseball’s best talents, Bryce Harper started his career with the Washington Nationals Since signing with Philadelphia, he has maintained much of the same success that he had in Washington, hitting 35 home runs in 2019. Alex Rodriguez
Average Earnings: $450 Million
A-Rod earned an estimated $450 million during the course of his 22-year career.
Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers
Average Earnings: $228 Million
Riding high on the Dodgers World Series victory against the Tampa Bay Rays, the eight-time All-Star will enjoy a $23 million salary as a part of the $93 million contract extension he signed with the Dodgers back in 2018. Kershaw has earned $228 million to date,
Average Earnings: 232.1 Million. One of the most beloved players in the history of Major League Baseball, Manny Ramirez brought in $232 Million in a career that included twelve All-Star appearances, and two championships with the Boston Red Sox, where Ramirez experienced his highest yearly salaries. The hall of famer retired from the MLB in 2011. Carlos Beltran
Average Earnings: $248.9 Million
While Beltrán has some controversy recently, that doesn’t take away from his professional accomplishments as a player. Beltrán collected $248.9 million in a career that spanned 20 years, playing for eight different teams during the course of his 20 seasons.
Earnings: $241 Million. Undoubtly those are the highest paid MLB player