spotrac. Your Privacy. When you visit any web site, it may store or retrieve information on your browser, mostly in the form of cookies. This information Necessary Cookies. Traffic & Performance. Marketing & Advertising. This offseason, Gerrit Cole broke the record for largest total contract value for a pitcher, and the deal's $36 million average annual value is the highest in baseball history regardless of position. But the new Yankees ace doesn’t have the heftiest individual salary for the 2020 season. Highest Paid Players. 1. Mike Trout, $426,500,000 (2019-30) 2. Bryce Harper, $330,000,000 (2019-31) 3. Giancarlo Stanton, $325,000,000 (2015-27) 4. Gerrit Cole, $324,000,000 (2020-28) 5. Manny Machado, $300,000,000 (2019-28) When it comes to contracts in American sports, Major League Baseball reigns supreme. In 2019, thanks in part to the monster deals just signed by Manny Machado and Bryce Harper, an impressive 34 players will make at least $20 million in total earnings. Where do Strasburg, Cole, Rendon contracts rank? 1) Bryce Harper, Phillies: 13 years, $330 million (2019-31) Harper's impending free agency defined his final season with the Nationals and 2) Gerrit Cole, Yankees: 9 years, $324 million (2020-28) With Cole’s deal setting a record for pitchers, The top two free-agent pitchers are officially off the market, with David Price and Zack Greinke agreeing this week to two of the four largest contracts ever awarded to pitchers. Price's seven-year, $217 million deal with the Red Sox is the biggest contract ever for a pitcher, while Greinke's reported six-year, $206.5 million pact with the D-backs also cracks the top five. Current MLB Salaries - MLB Baseball - USA TODAY. rank Name Team POS Salary Years Total Value Avg Annual--
9 Dec 2019 Nationals' star pitcher ranks among the largest contracts in sports. Washington Nationals President of Baseball Operations and General
6 Mar 2014 Player salaries are typically the largest cost for Major League data includes a sample size of 761 player contracts signed between the 2002- breakdowns for hitters only, pitchers only, and all players combined, in order to. 7 Aug 2018 The two biggest contracts of the offseason, signed by first baseman Eric Hosmer and pitcher Yu Darvish, already look like overpays, as neither 13 Dec 1998 made Kevin Brown baseball's first $100-million player, signing the free agent pitcher to a record seven-year, $105-million contract that stirred 6 Mar 2020 Baseball contracts worth $200 million or more. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from player and management sources and
This is a list of the largest sports contracts. These figures include signing bonuses but exclude only (excludes any playoff games), also in baseball, starting pitchers usually pitch every five games, resting during the interval between starts
Listing the top salaries, cap-hits, contracts, bonuses, and more for all active MLB players. Gerrit Cole. Starting Pitcher, $36,000,000. 2
11 Dec 2019 This, then, is the winter of record-breaking pitcher contracts. Cole's AAV is also the highest in baseball, eclipsing Mike Trout, who previously
1 Mar 2019 Many star players wilt under the pressure of a nine-figure contract, yet Max Scherzer may have been the best pitcher in baseball for the past 10 Dec 2019 The Evil Empire just shattered the record for the biggest contract ever given to a pitcher, adding $79 million to Stephen Strasburg's deal with the 10 Dec 2019 The most coveted free-agent pitcher came off the market on Tuesday night as signed a record nine-year, $324 million contract with the New York Yankees. As soon as the biggest news in baseball broke, the MLB world 11 Dec 2019 Former Houston Astros pitcher Gerrit Cole, 29, is now the richest pitcher in baseball, and his average annual salary is the highest of any pitcher 28 Feb 2019 Bryce Harper, widely regarded as the most prized free agent in baseball history, agreed to a record-breaking, 13-year $330 million deal with
20 Mar 2019 Before his contract, Arizona pitcher Zack Greinke was making the most at contracts in American sports history includes mostly baseball stars.
11 Dec 2019 Gerrit Cole, the top free agent pitcher on the market, is headed to the New Once official, Cole's $324 million contract will be the fourth largest deal in and now he will be the highest paid pitcher in the history of baseball. The most lucrative contracts in baseball history, by total value: 1. Mike Trout Starting pitchers. The highest-paid starting pitchers, by average annual value: 1. 6 Apr 2019 Part of that might be posturing for his next contract, but it's also a tough claim to deny, given he's been one of the most dominant pitchers in
22 Apr 2019 Major League Baseball is making more money than ever, and many of deal was signed, it was the biggest contract ever signed by a pitcher. 19 Mar 2019 Mike Trout's new $430 million contract reveals an uncomfortable truth just make Trout the highest-paid player in baseball, eclipsing contracts 20 Mar 2019 Before his contract, Arizona pitcher Zack Greinke was making the most at contracts in American sports history includes mostly baseball stars. 6 Mar 2014 Player salaries are typically the largest cost for Major League data includes a sample size of 761 player contracts signed between the 2002- breakdowns for hitters only, pitchers only, and all players combined, in order to.