Opening day payrolls of Major League Baseball teams in 2015 (in million U.S. dollars)

The statistic depicts the opening day payrolls of all teams in Major League Baseball in 2015. The payroll of the Detroit Tigers on opening day amounted to about 174 million U.S. dollars. During the previous year, the minimum salary of an MLB player was roughly 350 thousand times smaller than this figure.

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 Total payroll in million U.S. dollars
Los Angeles Dodgers 272.79
New York Yankees 219.28
Boston Red Sox 187.41
Detroit Tigers 173.81
San Francisco Giants 172.67
Washington Nationals 164.92
Los Angeles Angels 150.93
Texas Rangers 142.14
Philadelphia Phillies 135.83
Toronto Blue Jays 122.51
St. Louis Cardinals 120.87
Seattle Mariners 119.8
Chicago Cubs 119.01
Cincinnati Reds 117.2
Chicago White Sox 115.24
Kansas City Royals 113.62
Baltimore Orioles 110.15
Minnesota Twins 108.95
Milwaukee Brewers 105
Colorado Rockies 102.01
New York Mets 101.41
San Diego Padres 100.68
Atlanta Braves 97.58
Arizona Diamondbacks 91.52
Pittsburgh Pirates 88.28
Cleveland Indians 86.09
Oakland Athletics 86.09
Tampa Bay Rays 76.06
Houston Astros 70.91
Miami Marlins 68.48
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