Opening day payrolls of Major League Baseball teams in 2017 (in million U.S. dollars)

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Total payroll in million U.S. dollars
Los Angeles Dodgers187.99
Detroit Tigers180.25
Texas Rangers178.43
San Francisco Giants176.53
New York Mets176.28
Boston Red Sox174.29
New York Yankees170.39
Chicago Cubs170.09
Washington Nationals162.74
Toronto Blue Jays162.35
Baltimore Orioles161.68
Seattle Mariners155.21
St. Louis Cardinals146.63
Los Angeles Angels143.97
Atlanta Braves137.34
Kansas City Royals132.09
Houston Astros127.44
Cleveland Indians115.99
Miami Marlins115.35
Chicago White Sox109.59
Colorado Rockies101.51
Minnesota Twins100.79
Pittsburgh Pirates94.64
Arizona Diamondbacks90.73
Philadelphia Phillies87.42
Cincinnati Reds82.38
Oakland Athletics70.6
Tampa Bay Rays69.98
Milwaukee Brewers61.02
San Diego Padres34.57

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The statistic depicts the opening day payrolls of all teams in Major League Baseball in 2017. The payroll of the Detroit Tigers on opening day amounted to about 180 million U.S. dollars. The minimum salary of an MLB player stood at 535 thousand U.S. dollars in 2017.
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