1: New York Yankees’ third baseman Alex Rodriguez is the highest paid player in baseball, with an annual salary of $28,000,000.
2: Los Angeles Dodgers’ left fielder Manny Ramirez is second with $22,500,000.
3: New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter with $21,600,000.
4: New York Mets’ center fielder Carlos Beltran with $18,622,809.
5: Seattle Mariners’ right fielder Ichiro Suzuki with $17,102,149.
6: New York Mets’ pitcher Johan Santana with $16,984,216.
7: Colorado Rockies’ first baseman Todd Helton with $16,600,000.
8: Los Angeles Angels’ center fielder Torii Hunter with $16,500,000.
9: New York Mets’ first baseman Carlos Delgado with $16,000,000.
10: New York Yankees’ pitcher Andy Pettitte with $16,000,000.
11: Chicago Cubs’ pitcher Carlos Zambrano with $16,000,000.
12: Detroit Tigers’ right fielder Magglio Ordonez with $15,768,174.
13: Chicago White Sox designated hitter Jim Thome with $15,666,666.
14: Los Angeles Angels’ right fielder Vladimir Guerrero with $15,500,000.
15: Atlanta Braves’ pitcher Tim Hudson with $15,500,000.
With a slow economy these “players” aren’t exactly feeling the credit crunch. Who is the most surprising slugger on the list? Love to hear your guys thoughts…. My vote is for Gayrod. Overpaid, Overhyped, and over Highlighted. -TO
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