USA Today released their annual Major League Baseball salary database today and three of the six highest paid players in the league come from one team – the Philadelphia Phillies.
Ranking second in Major League Baseball with a $25 million dollar salary for the 2014 season is Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard. Behind him at third overall in the league is pitcher Cliff Lee, who’ll haul in a cool $24 million.
Rounding out the top six is fellow Phillies arm Cole Hamels who will bring in $23.5 million, good for a combined $72.5 million dollars split between three players.
Non-Phillies making the top five include Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Zack Greinke, who at $28 million makes the most money in Major League Baseball this season. Robinson Cano of the Seattle Mariners comes in at fourth overall, banking $24 million while Prince Fielder of the Texas Rangers weighs down their team salary at $24 million as well.
You can check team-by-team salaries or view the entire list of player salaries by clicking here.