Highest Paid Baseball players 2016

Baseball has become a leading sports in the last few years due to the large amount of money invested, Endorsements taken by individual team and TV Broadcasting money. The most important championship of baseball is the Major League Baseball, organized in the US, which has so far given this sport some of its legendary players of all time. Baseball players competing in the MLB are among the highest paid athletes in the industry, as they receive lucrative salary from the teams they are a part of, as well as the personal earnings from the sponsorship deals.

Lets take a look at the Highest Paid Baseball players 2016.

Highest Paid Baseball players 2016

10 .Mark Teixeria

Highest Paid Baseball players 2016
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Standing on number 10 on our list of Highest Paid Baseball players 2016 is New York Yankees flyer, Mark Teixeria. Teixeria currently earns $23,125,000. Opinions on whether or not Teixeria’s contract is more of a burden on the New York Yankees than it is a positive for the club vary per blogger and analyst. Even scouts have gone back-and-forth on whether or not the slugger is actually worth the large amounts of money the Yankees have invested in him.

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9. Robinson Cano

Highest Paid Baseball players 2016
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On number 9, on the list of Highest Paid Baseball Players 2016 is Seattle Mariners Dominican-American professional baseball player, Robinson Cano. Cano is became the Home Run Derby Champion in 2011 and won the MLB All-Star six times till now. Robinson Cano currently in a contract with the Seattle Mariners for 10 years and will be a free agent in 2024. Cano currently earns a base salary of $24,000,000 in 2015.

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8 .Prince Fielder

Highest Paid Baseball players 2016
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Standing on number 8, we have Texas Rangers, first baseman Prince Fielder. Prince Fielder currently in a contract with the Texas Rangers for 9 years and will be a free agent in 2021. He was named the NL home run leader in 2007 and became the Silver Slugger Award three times from 2007 to 2012 and won the MLB All-Star five times till now. His recent total contract value is $214,000,000.

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