2007 Baseball Payrolls, List

Updated: April 2, 2007, 4:18 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Payrolls and average salaries for the opening day rosters of the 30 major league teams. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses and other guaranteed income. For some players, parts of deferred signing bonuses and salaries are discounted to reflect present-day values. Cash transactions among the clubs are not included.< ^Team                   Payroll    Average N.Y. Yankees        $195,229,045 $6,732,036 Boston               143,526,214  5,125,936 New York Mets        117,915,819  3,930,527 Chicago White Sox    109,680,167  4,218,468 Los Angeles Angels   109,251,333  3,641,711 Los Angeles Dodgers  108,704,524  3,748,432 Seattle              106,516,833  3,945,068 Chicago Cubs          99,937,000  3,701,370 Detroit               95,180,369  3,172,679 Baltimore             95,107,807  3,396,707 San Francisco         90,469,056  3,479,579 St. Louis             90,286,823  3,224,529 Atlanta               89,492,685  3,196,167 Philadelphia          89,368,214  3,081,663 Houston               87,759,500  3,250,352 Oakland               79,938,369  2,854,942 Toronto               79,925,600  2,960,207 Milwaukee             71,986,500  2,666,167 Minnesota             71,439,500  2,551,411 Cincinnati            69,154,980  2,161,093 Texas                 68,818,675  2,457,810 Kansas City           67,366,500  2,173,113 Cleveland             61,673,267  2,126,664 San Diego             58,235,567  2,239,829 Colorado              54,424,000  2,015,704 Arizona               52,067,546  1,859,555 Pittsburgh            38,604,500  1,429,796 Washington            37,347,500  1,287,845 Florida               30,507,000    984,097 Tampa Bay             24,124,200    893,489


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