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Updated: April 7, 2016

According to USA Today, the average Major League Baseball salary  will be $4.4 million this season. Which means,  127  players will make, at least, $10 millions or more. With that said, let’s look at some of the top paid ballers in the National League.


Washington Nationals    Max Scherzer, SP             $22.1 million

Washington Nationals    Jayson Werth, LF             $21.7 million

San Francisco Giants       Main Cain, SP                   $20.8 million

San Francisco Giants       Buster Posey, C                 $20.7 million

New York Mets                 Yoenis Cespedes,CF       $27.3 million

Los Angeles Dodgers      Clayton Kershaw, SP       $33 million

Los Angeles Dodgers      Adrian Gonzalez, 1B        $21.8 million

Los Angeles Dodgers      Carl Crawford, OF            $20.7 million

Chicago Cubs                     Jon Lester, SP                    $25 million

Toronto Blue Jays            Troy Tulowitzki, SS           $20 million

Colorado Rockies             Jose Reyes, SS                   $22 million

Arizona DiamondBacks  Zack Greinke, SP              $31.7 million

Cincinnati Reds                 Joey Votto, 1B                   $20 million

Philadelphia Phillies        Ryan Howard, 1B              $25 million

San Diego Padres             Matt Kemp, RF                  $21.5 million

San Diego Padres             James Shields, SP             $21 million

Eric D.Graham, a graduate of Winston-Salem State University, where he received a B.A. in Mass Communication with a concentration in Radio and Television and a minor in History, with an emphasis in African-American Studies, currently is a Sports Columnist/Sports Reporter at the Black Athlete Sports Network, where his articles appear daily along with his controversial cartoon character Bobbee Bee “The Hater.” Graham can be reached at

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