Opening day payrolls of Major League Baseball teams in 2018 (in million U.S. dollars)

Major League Baseball - payroll (opening day) by team 2018 The statistic depicts the opening day payrolls of all teams in Major League Baseball in 2018. The payroll of the Detroit Tigers on opening day amounted to about 111 million U.S. dollars. The minimum salary of an MLB player stood at 545 thousand U.S. dollars in 2018.
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Total payroll in million U.S. dollars
San Francisco Giants221.43
Boston Red Sox206.25
Chicago Cubs181.81
Washington Nationals180.19
New York Mets172.76
Houston Astros172.04
Los Angeles Angels171.25
Seattle Mariners165.3
Toronto Blue Jays164.12
New York Yankees161.31
Los Angeles Dodgers157.5
Baltimore Orioles148.16
St. Louis Cardinals146.92
Colorado Rockies139.33
Cleveland Indians136.65
Minnesota Twins129.56
Texas Rangers128.82
Arizona Diamondbacks116.04
Kansas City Royals115.48
Detroit Tigers111.29
Cincinnati Reds101.72
Philadelphia Phillies93.19
Milwaukee Brewers90.83
Chicago White Sox86.05
Miami Marlins85.84
Pittsburgh Pirates84.59
Atlanta Braves83.31
San Diego Padres73.72
Tampa Bay Rays69.61
Oakland Athletics62.65
Total payroll in million U.S. dollars
San Francisco Giants221.43
Boston Red Sox206.25
Chicago Cubs181.81
Washington Nationals180.19
New York Mets172.76
Houston Astros172.04
Los Angeles Angels171.25
Seattle Mariners165.3
Toronto Blue Jays164.12
New York Yankees161.31
Los Angeles Dodgers157.5
Baltimore Orioles148.16
St. Louis Cardinals146.92
Colorado Rockies139.33
Cleveland Indians136.65
Minnesota Twins129.56
Texas Rangers128.82
Arizona Diamondbacks116.04
Kansas City Royals115.48
Detroit Tigers111.29
Cincinnati Reds101.72
Philadelphia Phillies93.19
Milwaukee Brewers90.83
Chicago White Sox86.05
Miami Marlins85.84
Pittsburgh Pirates84.59
Atlanta Braves83.31
San Diego Padres73.72
Tampa Bay Rays69.61
Oakland Athletics62.65
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The statistic depicts the opening day payrolls of all teams in Major League Baseball in 2018. The payroll of the Detroit Tigers on opening day amounted to about 111 million U.S. dollars. The minimum salary of an MLB player stood at 545 thousand U.S. dollars in 2018.
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Release date
April 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
2017

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