Highest player salaries in Major League Baseball in 2017 (in million U.S. dollars)

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Salary in million U.S. dollars
Clayton Kershaw35.57
Zack Greinke34
David Price30
Jason Heyward28.17
Miguel Cabrera28
Justin Verlander28
Felix Hernandez26.86
Albert Pujols26
CC Sabathia25
Jon Lester25
Robinson Cano24
Johnny Cueto23.5
Joe Mauer23
Hanley Ramirez22.75
Cole Hamels22.5
Yoenis Cespedes22.5
Adrian Gonzales22.36
Buster Posey22.18
Max Scherzer22.14
Justin Upton22.13
Masahiro Tanaka22
Joey Votto22
Jayson Werth21.57
Matt Kemp21.5
Jacob Ellsbury21.14

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This graph depicts the top player salaries in Major League Baseball in 2017. Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers receives a total salary of 35.57 million U.S. dollars for the 2017 season.
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