NEW YORK (AP) — Payrolls 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 for players on the 28-man active roster, injured lists, the bereavement list and restricted list. In some cases, parts of salaries deferred without interest are discounted to reflect present-day values. Adjustments includes cash transactions in trades, signing bonuses that are responsibility of club that agreed to contract, option buyouts and termination pay for released players and players on the voluntary retired list.
|Los Angeles Dodgers||$284,730,745|
|New York Mets||265,998,338|
|Chicago White Sox||190,370,219|
|Los Angeles Angels||181,888,095|