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

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Total payroll in million U.S. dollars
New York Yankees224.85
Los Angeles Dodgers221.29
Detroit Tigers194.88
Boston Red Sox188.55
Texas Rangers186.04
San Francisco Giants172.25
Chicago Cubs154.58
Baltimore Orioles145.58
St. Louis Cardinals143.05
Seattle Mariners141.68
Washington Nationals141.68
Toronto Blue Jays138.7
Los Angeles Angels137.25
New York Mets133.89
Kansas City Royals131.49
Chicago White Sox112.99
Colorado Rockies112.65
Minnesota Twins105.33
San Diego Padres101.42
Pittsburgh Pirates99.05
Houston Astros94.89
Cincinnati Reds89.96
Arizona Diamondbacks89.26
Oakland Athletics86.81
Philadelphia Phillies83.98
Miami Marlins76.41
Cleveland Indians74.31
Milwaukee Brewers69.28
Atlanta Braves69.01
Tampa Bay Rays57.1
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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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