Rotation Spending By Team

April 1, 2010 – Compiled by Tim Dierkes of MLBTradeRumors.com and reprinted with their permission.

1 – Yankees – $63,157,650

2 – Cubs – $50,775,000

3 – Red Sox – $42,263,500

4 – Mets – $38,087,500

5 – White Sox – $36,200,000

6 – Cardinals – $35,925,000

7 – Giants – $33,850,000

8 – Tigers – $32,670,000

9 – Phillies – $31,805,000

10 – Braves – $31,467,000

11 – Angels – $29,965,000

12 – Royals – $25,110,000

13 – Reds – $24,700,000

14 – Astros – $23,916,000

15 – Rockies – $23,500,000

16 – Diamondbacks – $22,008,925

17 – Dodgers – $21,679,000

18 – Mariners – $20,550,000

19 – Brewers – $18,565,000

20 – Indians – $17,115,500

21 – Padres – $15,355,000

22 – Rangers – $14,181,090

23 – Orioles – $13,668,125

24 – Athletics – $13,210,000

25 – Twins – $12,790,000

26 – Nationals – $10,224,000

27 – Pirates – $10,013,500

28 – Marlins – $9,645,000

29 – Rays – $9,473,333

30 – Blue Jays – $4,085,000

Approximately $736MM will be spent on the 2010 salaries of the 150 projected members of Opening Day rotations. That’s an average of $4.9MM per pitcher.

  • On average, a team will spend $24.5MM on its rotation in 2010. The median figure is $22.8MM.
  • The White Sox, Tigers, Royals, Angels, Rockies, and Giants don’t have any projected starters earning less than $1MM.
  • The Blue Jays will pay more to Halladay in 2010 than they will pay their entire rotation.
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