The average annual salary in the major leagues is 6.4 billion won… 11.1% ↑ from last year

April 5, 2023 0 Comments

The average salary this season of the American Professional Baseball Major League (MLB) recorded the largest increase in 22 years.

The Associated Press reported on the 5th (hereinafter Korean time) that the average annual salary of major league players included in the roster on the opening day of this season was $4,907,108 (about 6.43 billion won), an increase of 11.1% from $4,415,275 last year. said it did.

This increase is the largest since 2001.

By team, the New York Mets, whose owner Steve Cohen attracted big players, ranked first among 30 clubs with a total annual salary of $355 million.

The Mets increased team salaries by $70 million from last year.

The second place went to the New York Yankees with $275 million.

They are followed by the San Diego Padres ($257 million), Philadelphia Phillies ($236 million), Los Angeles Dodgers ($221 million), and Los Angeles Angels ($212 million). ) and the Toronto Blue Jays ($210 million), seven teams exceeded $200 million in annual salary.

The lowest-paid team is the Oakland Athletics ($57 million), followed by the Baltimore Orioles ($60 million).

This season’s highest-paid players are Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander of the Mets, each earning $43 million.

Third place is Aaron Judge (New York Yankees) with an annual salary of $40 million. $17.1 million). 카지노사이트

Gerrit Cole ($36 million, Yankees), Corey Seager ($35 million, Texas Rangers), Carlos Correa ($33.3 million, Minnesota Twins), Nolan Eronado ($32.8 million, St. Louis Cardinals) ), and Steven Strasburg ($32.5 million) ranked 6th to 10th.

This year, there are 16 players with an annual salary of over $30 million, 53 with $20 million or more, and 158 with $10 million or more.

Also, as of the opening day, out of 943 players, 546 players earned over $1 million in annual salary, up from 514 last year.

On the other hand, 45 players received the minimum annual salary of $720,000 this season.

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