35 Highest Paid MLB Players 2022 (Current Salary)

Like every, we have noticed tremendous changes in MLB players’ lineups this season. All teams appointed the best players at a large amount of money. Every year MLB players make huge money center the tournament. In this article, we gonna introduce you to the highest-paid MLB players and for which team they will play following years. 

New York Mets appointed Max Scherzer for three years at $130 million. His annual salary is more than $43 million, and he has emerged as the highest-paid MLB player in the world. Corey Seager is the second highest one is who gets more than $37 million in a year.

In the graph below we’ve shorted out MLB players’ salary and their tenure with different teams.

NB: [This content is based on valid information these are very consciously collected from many authentic sources]

35 Highest Paid MLB Players 2022

Name Team Annual Salary Contract
Max Scherzer New York Mets $43,333,333 2024
Corey Seager Texas Rangers $37,500,000 2032
Anthony Rendon Los Angeles Angels $36,000,000 2027
Gerrit Cole New York Yankees $36,000,000 2029
Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels $35,450,000 2031
Carlos Correa Minnesota Twins $35,100,000 2025
Miguel Cabrera Detroit Tigers $32,000,000 2024
David Prince Los Angeles Dodgers $32,000,000 2029
Manny Machado San Diego Padres $30,000,000 2029
Chris Sale Boston Red Sox $30,000,000 2025
Nolan Arenado St. Louis Cardinals $29,429,500 2028
Byron Buxton Minnesota Twins $14,285,714 2029
George Springer Toronto Blue Jays $28,000,000 2027
Francisco Lindor New York Mets $27,000,000 2032
Bryce Harper Philadelphia Phillies $26,000,000 2032
Jose Altuve Houston Astros $26,000,000 2025
Paul Goldschmidt St. Louis Cardinals $26,000,000 2025
Zack Wheeler Philadelphia Phillies $26,000,000 2025
Justin Verlander Houston Astros $25,000,000 2024
Joey Votto Cincinnati Reds $25,000,000 2025
Marcus Stroman Chicago Cubs $25,000,000 2025
Robbie Ray Seattle Mariners $23,000,000 2027
Nick Castellanos Philadelphia Phillies $20,000,000 2027
Starling Marte New York Mets $19,500,000 2026
Wander Franco Tampa Bay Rays $16,545,455 2034
Luis Robert Chicago White Sox $8,333,333 2028
Max Fried Atlanta Braves $6,850,000 2025
Brandon Woodruff Milwaukee Brewers $6,800,000 2025
Bryan Reynolds Pittsburgh Pirates $6,750,000 2026
Shane Bieber Cleveland Guardians $6,000,000 2025
Tim Anderson Chicago White Sox $4,166,667 2025
Austin Riley Atlanta Braves $3,950,000 2024
Tyler O’Neil St. Louis Cardinals $3,400,000 2025
Bo Bichette Toronto Blue Jays $825,000 2026
Cedric Mullins Baltimore Orioles $716,500 2026
Yordan Alvarez Houston Astros $764,600 2025

Max Scherzer signed a $130 million contract with the New York Mets for three years, his an annual average salary of more than $43 million. His contract will run until 2025. At present, he has emerged as the highest-paid MLB player among others. In December 2021 he left Los Angeles Dodgers, he revealed that the Dodgers offered Scherzer a two-year contract in the $36 million per year range, which was $7 million less than the Mets’ deal, which pays him $43.33 million per season.

Previously, he played in Arizona Diamondbacks, Detroit Tigers, Washington Nationals, etc. He has dozen of achievements in his cage. He is called Mad Max in MLB.

Here we present some under-ranked MLB players who are playing for a long time at many renowned teams. It is noted that they are also earning a handsome salary from their teams but are not on the peak of the list. 

They are:

  • Lance Lynn -Chicago White Sox
  • Salvador Perez -Kansas City Royals
  • Will Smith -Los Angeles Dodgers
  • J.T. Realmuto -Philadelphia Phillies
  • Yasmani Grandal -Chicago White Sox
  • Brandon Lowe -Tampa Bay Rays
  • Ozzie Albies -Atlanta Braves
  • Brandon Crawford -San Francisco Giants
  • Liam Hendriks -Chicago White Sox
  • Josh Hader -San Diego Padres
  • Randy Arozarena -Tampa Bay Rays
  • Ketel Marte -Arizona Diamondbacks
  • Jake Cronenworth -San Diego Padres
  • Kevin Gausman -Toronto Blue Jays
  • Freddy Peralta -Milwaukee Brewers
  • Michael Brantley -Houston Astros
  • Yuli Gurriel -Houston Astros
  • J.D Martinez -Boston Red Sox
  • Kyle Schwarber -Philadelphia Phillies

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