Highest Paid Baseball Players 2015

Baseball is one of the major sports in the United States and also widely regarded as one of the most played sports all over the world. Major League Baseball is a top tier championship of baseball organized in the United States which has given many of the amazing baseball legends. The baseball stars who participate in the MLB are counted among the highest paid athletes as they get lucrative salary from their teams besides their personal earnings from endorsements.

Many famous baseball players such as Alex Rodriguez and Carlos Beltran are also counted among the richest sports stars in the planet for their huge career earnings. Alex Rodriguez earned a total of $466,963,699 as his career earnings, which also makes him stand among the richest athletes of all genres. Many newcomers of baseball have also became quite rich as they also get a huge amount of money as their contract fee with many famous teams, and are likely to make it to the rich list soon. So let us look at the Top 10 Highest Paid Baseball Players 2015.

Top 10 Highest Paid Baseball Players 2015

10. Robinson Cano

Highest Paid Baseball Players 2015
Top 10 Highest Paid Baseball Players 2015

Robinson Cano is a Dominican-American professional baseball second baseman and currently plays for the Seattle Mariners in the Major League Baseball. He made his debut in MLB on May 3, 2005 for the New York Yankees. He was named the World Series champion in 2009 and became the Home Run Derby Champion in 2011 and won the MLB All-Star six times till now. Robinson Cano presently in a 10 year contract with the Seattle Mariners and will be a free agent in 2024. His contract is worth a total of $240,000,000 including which $240,000,000 is the guaranteed income. He will earn an average yearly salary of $24,000,000 till his contract ends in 2024. Robinson Cano is earning a total salary of $24,000,000 in 2015 that includes a base salary of $24,000,000 this year.

9. Prince Fielder

Highest Paid Baseball Players 2015
Top 10 Highest Paid Baseball Players 2015

Prince Fielder is an American professional baseball first baseman and currently plays for the Texas Rangers in the Major League Baseball. He made his debut in MLB on June 13, 2005 for the Milwaukee Brewers. 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. Prince Fielder is presently in a 9 year contract with the Texas Rangers and will be a free agent in 2021. His contract is worth a total of $214,000,000 including which $214,000,000 is the guaranteed income. He will earn an average yearly salary of $23,777,778 till his contract ends in 2021. Prince Fielder is earn a total salary of $24,000,000 in 2015 that includes a base salary of $24,000,000 this year.

8. Albert Pujols

Top 10 Highest Paid Baseball Players 2015
Top 10 Highest Paid Baseball Players 2015

Albert Pujols is a Dominican-American professional baseball first baseman and currently plays for Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the Major League Baseball. He made his debut in MLB on April 2, 2001 for the St. Louis Cardinals. He was named the World Series champion two times from 2006 to 2011 and became the NL MVP Award three times and won the MLB All-Star nine times till now. Albert Pujols presently in a 10 year contract with the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and will be a free agent in 2022. His contract is worth a total of $240,000,000 including which $240,000,000 is the guaranteed income. He will earn an average yearly salary of $24,000,000 till his contract ends in 2022. Albert Pujols is earning a total salary of $24,000,000 in 2015 that includes a base salary of $24,000,000 this year.

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