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Diamondbacks must trade Zack Greinke

Zack Greinke accounts for 46.7 percent of the Diamondbacks' payroll in 2017. AP Photo/Jeff Chiu

The Arizona Diamondbacks have $72.8 million committed to payroll in 2017, according to Baseball-Reference, and of that, 33-year-old right-hander Zack Greinke accounts for $34 million.

One player; 46.7 percent of the payroll.

Greinke's projected share of the Diamondbacks' pie will decline as Arizona's front office finishes deals with other players, but even with the final accounting, it seems highly unlikely that any other MLB player will account for that much of his club's budget.