MLB team payrolls

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2006 MLB Team Payrolls

Based Upon 2006 Season as of April 7, 2006
Rank Team Total Payroll
1 New York Yankees $194,663,079
2 Boston Red Sox $120,099,824
3 Los Angeles Angels $103,472,000
4 Chicago White Sox $102,750,667
5 New York Mets $101,084,963
6 Los Angeles Dodgers $98,447,187
7 Chicago Cubs $94,424,499
8 Houston Astros $92,551,503
9 Atlanta Braves $90,156,876
10 San Francisco Giants $90,056,419
11 St. Louis Cardinals $88,891,371
12 Philadelphia Phillies $88,273,333
13 Seattle Mariners $87,959,833
14 Detroit Tigers $82,612,866
15 Baltimore Orioles $72,585,582
16 Toronto Blue Jays $71,915,000
17 San Diego Padres $69,896,141
18 Texas Rangers $68,228,662
19 Minnesota Twins $63,396,006
20 Washington Nationals $63,143,000
21 Oakland Athletics $62,243,079
22 Cincinnati Reds $60,909,519
23 Arizona Diamondbacks $59,684,226
24 Milwaukee Brewers $57,568,333
25 Cleveland Indians $56,031,500
26 Kansas City Royals $47,294,000
27 Pittsburgh Pirates $46,717,750
28 Colorado Rockies $41,233,000
29 Tampa Bay Devil Rays $35,417,967
30 Florida Marlins $14,998,500

Source: USA Today



Final 2006 payrolls for the 30 major league teams, as determined by the commissioner's office. Figures are for 40-man rosters and include salaries, prorated shares of signing bonuses and earned incentive bonuses and other compensation. In some cases, parts of salaries that are deferred are discounted to reflect present-day values. Figures include money paid or received in cash transactions between teams to defray parts of salaries of traded players:

N.Y. Yankees...$207,461,320

Boston...$137,497,097

N.Y. Mets...$116,571,696

Houston...$107,659,635

Dodgers...$107,260,989

Angels...$104,016,671

Chicago Cubs...$99,021,384

San Francisco...$98,978,681

Chi. White Sox...$96,913,615

St. Louis...$96,115,466

Seattle...$95,335,400

Philadelphia...$93,329,232

Atlanta...$92,185,986

Detroit...$89,763,276

Texas...$82,730,146

Baltimore...$76,138,206

San Diego...$73,796,449

Toronto...$72,439,018

Oakland...$70,967,799

Washington...$67,483,815

Minnesota...$64,809,258

Cincinnati...$63,697,573

Arizona...$61,466,435

Milwaukee...$58,075,937

Colorado...$53,238,293

Cleveland...$52,414,602

Kansas City...$51,467,137

Pittsburgh...$43,443,685

Tampa Bay...$36,446,477

Florida...$21,124,332


Source: Associated Press

Bee OK, Thursday, 1 March 2007 11:20 (fifteen years ago) link

THE GIANTS?!?!?!

David R., Thursday, 1 March 2007 14:58 (fifteen years ago) link

one month passes...
April 2, 2007

Rank Team 2007 Payroll 2006 Payroll Change

1 Yankees $195,229,045 $198,662,180 $(3,433,135)
2 Red Sox $143,526,214 $120,100,524 $23,425,690
3 Mets $117,915,819 $100,901,085 $17,014,734
4 White Sox $109,680,167 $102,875,667 $6,804,500
5 Angels $109,251,333 $103,625,333 $5,626,000
6 Dodgers $108,704,524 $99,176,950 $9,527,574
7 Mariners $106,516,833 $88,324,500 $18,192,333
8 Cubs $99,937,000 $94,841,167 $5,095,833
9 Tigers $95,180,369 $82,302,069 $12,878,300
10 Orioles $95,107,807 $72,585,713 $22,522,094
11 Giants $90,469,056 $90,862,063 $(393,007)
12 Cardinals $90,286,823 $88,441,218 $1,845,605
13 Braves $89,492,685 $92,461,852 $(2,969,167)
14 Phillies $89,368,214 $88,273,333 $1,094,881
15 Astros $87,759,500 $92,551,503 $(4,792,003)
16 A's $79,938,369 $62,322,054 $17,616,315
17 Blue Jays $79,925,600 $71,915,000 $8,010,600
18 Brewers $71,986,500 $56,790,000 $15,196,500
19 Twins $71,439,500 $63,810,048 $7,629,452
20 Reds $69,154,980 $59,489,015 $9,665,965
21 Rangers $68,818,675 $65,468,130 $3,350,545
22 Royals $67,366,500 $47,294,000 $20,072,500
23 Indians $61,673,267 $56,795,867 $4,877,400
24 Padres $58,235,567 $69,725,179 $(11,489,612)
25 Rockies $54,424,000 $41,133,000 $13,291,000
26 D'backs $52,067,546 $59,221,226 $(7,153,680)
27 Pirates $38,604,500 $40,234,833 $(1,630,333)
28 Nationals $37,347,500 $63,267,500 $(25,920,000)
29 Marlins $30,507,000 $14,998,500 $15,508,500
30 Devil Rays $24,124,200 $35,417,967 $(11,293,767)

Source: USA Today

Bee OK, Friday, 13 April 2007 05:09 (fifteen years ago) link

because that was hard to read:

1 Yankees $195,229,045
2 Red Sox $143,526,214
3 Mets $117,915,819
4 White Sox $109,680,167
5 Angels $109,251,333
6 Dodgers $108,704,524
7 Mariners $106,516,833
8 Cubs $99,937,000
9 Tigers $95,180,369
10 Orioles $95,107,807
11 Giants $90,469,056
12 Cardinals $90,286,823
13 Braves $89,492,685
14 Phillies $89,368,214
15 Astros $87,759,500
16 A's $79,938,369
17 Blue Jays $79,925,600
18 Brewers $71,986,500
19 Twins $71,439,500
20 Reds $69,154,980
21 Rangers $68,818,675
22 Royals $67,366,500
23 Indians $61,673,267
24 Padres $58,235,567
25 Rockies $54,424,000
26 D'backs $52,067,546
27 Pirates $38,604,500
28 Nationals $37,347,500
29 Marlins $30,507,000
30 Devil Rays $24,124,200

Bee OK, Friday, 13 April 2007 05:18 (fifteen years ago) link

Marlins be moving up!

The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall, Friday, 13 April 2007 15:22 (fifteen years ago) link

are we suprised that the a's and cards are only abt 10m apart?

Jimmy The Mod Awaits The Return Of His Beloved, Friday, 13 April 2007 15:34 (fifteen years ago) link

A Look in the Black Book (Part I)

Bee OK, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 05:35 (fifteen years ago) link

J's and the Brews with the exact same payroll 3 years running!

The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall, Tuesday, 17 April 2007 16:32 (fifteen years ago) link

seven months pass...

final numbers for 2007, slightly different from above (or beginning of season):

Year / Total Payroll 2007
Team Total payroll
New York Yankees $ 189,639,045
Boston Red Sox $ 143,026,214
New York Mets $ 115,231,663
Los Angeles Angels $ 109,251,333
Chicago White Sox $ 108,671,833
Los Angeles Dodgers $ 108,454,524
Seattle Mariners $ 106,460,833
Chicago Cubs $ 99,670,332
Detroit Tigers $ 95,180,369
Baltimore Orioles $ 93,554,808
St. Louis Cardinals $ 90,286,823
San Francisco Giants $ 90,219,056
Philadelphia Phillies $ 89,428,213
Houston Astros $ 87,759,000
Atlanta Braves $ 87,290,833
Toronto Blue Jays $ 81,942,800
Oakland Athletics $ 79,366,940
Minnesota Twins $ 71,439,500
Milwaukee Brewers $ 70,986,500
Cincinnati Reds $ 68,904,980
Texas Rangers $ 68,318,675
Kansas City Royals $ 67,116,500
Cleveland Indians $ 61,673,267
San Diego Padres $ 58,110,567
Colorado Rockies $ 54,424,000
Arizona Diamondbacks $ 52,067,546
Pittsburgh Pirates $ 38,537,833
Washington Nationals $ 37,347,500
Florida Marlins $ 30,507,000
Tampa Bay Devil Rays $ 24,123,500

Bee OK, Tuesday, 18 December 2007 06:55 (fourteen years ago) link

so this is what happens when you finish your work by 10:30, I went and figured out how much each team paid per win and came up with the most unsurprising list ever:

New York Yankees $2,017,436.65
Chicago White Sox $1,509,331.01
Boston Red Sox $1,489,856.40
Baltimore Orioles $1,355,866.78
Los Angeles Dodgers $1,322,616.15
New York Mets $1,309,450.72
San Francisco Giants $1,270,690.93
Seattle Mariners $1,209,782.19
Houston Astros $1,202,178.082
Chicago Cubs $1,172,592.14
Los Angeles Angels $1,162,248.22
St. Louis Cardinals $1,157,523.37
Detroit Tigers $1,081,595.10
Oakland Athletics $ 1,044,301.84
Atlanta Braves $1,039,176.58
Philadelphia Phillies $1,004,811.38
Toronto Blue Jays $987,262.65
Kansas City Royals $972,702.90
Cincinnati Reds $957,013.61
Texas Rangers $910,915.67
Minnesota Twins $904,297.47
Milwaukee Brewers $855,259.04
San Diego Padres $652,927.72
Cleveland Indians $642,429.86
Colorado Rockies $604,711.11
Arizona Diamondbacks $578,528.28
Pittsburgh Pirates $566,732.84
Washington Nationals $511,609.59
Florida Marlins $429,676.06
Tampa Bay Devil Rays $365,507.58

The Cursed Return of the Dastardly Thermo Thinwall, Tuesday, 18 December 2007 16:11 (fourteen years ago) link

Oakland looks pretty funny in the middle of that list to be honest.

Steve Shasta, Tuesday, 18 December 2007 18:36 (fourteen years ago) link

six years pass...

http://msn.foxsports.com/mlb/story/new-york-yankees-owe-28-million-los-angeles-dodgers-owe-11-million-in-luxury-tax-121713

The Dodgers' total player expenditures for last season -- payroll for a 40-man roster, plus incentive bonuses, benefits and tax payment -- at $248 million.

Bee OK, Wednesday, 18 December 2013 08:25 (eight years ago) link


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