Recent years have seen juicy contracts in the major leagues, and three teams stand out from the rest with their impressive payrolls.HeOr they have a formidable roster that will help them compete this 2023 season.
At the top of this list are the “Big Apple” teams, but the Metropolises now have the most important rosters in the Major Leagues. Justin Verlander’s arrival added significant weight to the New York Mets’ payroll, which is about $307 million dollars.
Coming in second on this list are the donkeys of the Bronx. The Yankees, true to their history, have enough financial power that they are second on this list, with their $258 million dollars, plus the $40 million Aaron Judge is now due with his new contract.
One of the teams that have invested heavily in recent seasons has been the San Diego Padres. With Xander Bogaerts’ powerful $25+ million-a-year contract and now $237 million in payroll, the Californians are third on this list.
Rounding out the top 10 highest paid teams Philadelphia PhilliesWho is the fourth, then there are Los Angeles DodgersThose who have lost some positions in recent years are finding themselves later Toronto Blue Jays, Texas Rangers, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Angels.