Highest-Paid Baseball Player in 2022 – A Closer Look At The Contracts, Salary, and Net Worth

Today, MLB salaries are among the  highest of any professional sport. The highest-paid players can earn  over $40 million per year. 

These figures may be staggering, but they reflect the growing popularity of baseball and the massive revenues it generates. 

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

Corey Seager, Texas Rangers 

Trevor Bauer comes in eighth, earning a reported $34 million from the Los Angeles Dodgers. 

Trevor Bauer, Los Angeles Dodgers 

Next, we have Francisco, reportedly raking in $34.1 million from the Mets. 

Francisco Lindor, New York Mets 

Anthony Rendon is a no-brainer with over $35 million in earnings from the Los Angeles Angels. 

Anthony Rendon, Los Angeles Angels 

Stephen Strasburg is the fifth  highest-paid baseball player today, earning an annual salary of $35  million from the Washington Nationals.

Stephen Strasburg, Washington Nationals 

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