2009 Baseball Payrolls, List

Updated: April 9, 2009, 7:02 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Payrolls for the opening day rosters of the 30 major league teams and the increase or decrease over opening day 2008. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses. In some cases, parts of salaries deferred without interest are discounted to reflect present-day values.

Team Payroll Inc./Dec.

N.Y. Yankees $201,449,289 -$7,632,290

New York Mets 135,773,988 -2,519,390

Chicago Cubs 135,050,000 16,454,167

Boston 122,696,000 10,744,037

Detroit 115,085,145 -23,600,052

Los Angeles Angels 113,709,000 -5,507,333

Philadelphia 113,004,048 14,734,167

Houston 102,996,415 14,066,000

Los Angeles Dodgers 100,458,101 -18,077,937

Seattle 98,904,167 -19,089,815

Atlanta 96,726,167 -5,697,851

Chicago White Sox 96,068,500 -25,084,167

St. Louis 88,528,411 -12,096,039

San Francisco 82,161,450 5,256,950

Cleveland 81,625,567 2,655,500

Toronto 80,993,657 -17,648,300

Milwaukee 80,257,502 -746,665

Colorado 75,201,000 6,545,500

Arizona 73,571,667 7,368,954

Cincinnati 70,968,500 -3,309,195

Kansas City 70,908,333 12,662,833

Texas 68,646,023 406,472

Baltimore 67,101,667 -94,581

Minnesota 65,299,267 3,116,500

Tampa Bay 63,313,035 19,492,437

Oakland 62,310,000 14,342,874

Washington 59,328,000 4,367,000

Pittsburgh 48,743,000 , -622,283

San Diego 42,796,700 -30,880,917

Florida 36,814,000 14,977,500


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