Opening day payrolls of Major League Baseball teams in 2016 (in million U.S. dollars)

The statistic depicts the opening day payrolls of all teams in Major League Baseball in 2016. The payroll of the Detroit Tigers on opening day amounted to about 195 million U.S. dollars. The minimum salary of an MLB player stood at 507.5 thousand U.S. dollars in 2015.

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 Total payroll in million U.S. dollars
New York Yankees 224.85
Los Angeles Dodgers 221.29
Detroit Tigers 194.88
Boston Red Sox 188.55
Texas Rangers 186.04
San Francisco Giants 172.25
Chicago Cubs 154.58
Baltimore Orioles 145.58
St. Louis Cardinals 143.05
Seattle Mariners 141.68
Washington Nationals 141.68
Toronto Blue Jays 138.7
Los Angeles Angels 137.25
New York Mets 133.89
Kansas City Royals 131.49
Chicago White Sox 112.99
Colorado Rockies 112.65
Minnesota Twins 105.33
San Diego Padres 101.42
Pittsburgh Pirates 99.05
Houston Astros 94.89
Cincinnati Reds 89.96
Arizona Diamondbacks 89.26
Oakland Athletics 86.81
Philadelphia Phillies 83.98
Miami Marlins 76.41
Cleveland Indians 74.31
Milwaukee Brewers 69.28
Atlanta Braves 69.01
Tampa Bay Rays 57.1
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