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AP: Mets' payroll still ranks in bottom third

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Despite adding Jerry Blevins and his $2.4 million salary this week, the New York Mets still rank only 21st in projected 2015 payroll. Here's the full MLB list as computed by the Associated Press:

1. Los Angeles Dodgers $272,789,040

2. New York Yankees $219,282,196

3. Boston Red Sox $187,407,202

4. Detroit Tigers $173,813,750

5. San Francisco Giants $172,672,111

6. Washington Nationals $164,920,505

7. Los Angeles Angels $150,933,083

8. Texas Rangers $142,140,873

9. Philadelphia Phillies $135,827,500

10. Toronto Blue Jays $122,506,600

11. St. Louis Cardinals $120,869,458

12. Seattle Mariners $119,798,060

13. Chicago Cubs $119,006,885

14. Cincinnati Reds $117,197,072

15. Chicago White Sox $115,238,678

16. Kansas City Royals $113,618,650

17. Baltimore Orioles $110,146,097

18. Minnesota Twins $108,945,000

19. Milwaukee Brewers $105,002,536

20. Colorado Rockies $102,006,130

21. New York Mets $101,409,244

22. San Diego Padres $100,675,896

23. Atlanta Braves $97,578,565

24. Arizona Diamondbacks $91,518,833

25. Pittsburgh Pirates $88,278,500

26. Cleveland Indians $86,091,175

27. Oakland Athletics $86,086,667

28. Tampa Bay Rays $76,061,707

29. Houston Astros $70,910,100

30. Miami Marlins $68,479,000