The 9 Highest Paid Baseball Players Today

Have you ever wondered how lucrative baseball playing is? While NBA players may be the top-earning athletes in the world, how does baseball compare? If you are curious about the highest-paid baseball player in the world, you’ve come to the right place.

In recent years, MLB salaries have reached new heights, with the average player earning over $4 million per year. That’s a considerable increase from the early days of baseball when players typically earned less than $1,000 per season.

Who Are the Highest-Paid Baseball Players Today?

Corey Seager, Texas Rangers

Corey Seager of the Texas Rangers is the ninth highest-paid baseball player, with an annual salary of $32.5 million.

Trevor Bauer, Los Angeles Dodgers

Trevor Bauer comes in eighth, earning a reported $34 million from the Los Angeles Dodgers. Bauer has been with the Dodgers since 2020, after he was traded from the Cleveland Indians.

Francisco Lindor, New York Mets

Next, we have Francisco, reportedly raking in $34.1 million from the Mets. Shortstop Francisco Lindor is the 7th-ranked highest-paid baseball player.

Carlos Correa, Minnesota Twins

Correa is a two-time All-Star and was the American League Rookie of the Year in 2015. He was also named to the MLB All-Star Game twice, in 2015 and 2017. His consistent performances have played a pivotal role in helping the Astros win two World Series titles (2017 and 2019).

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