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Posted on: Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Shane Victorino, Brandon League among baseball's millionaires


Associated Press

Two Hawaii players Shane Victorino of the Philadelphia Phillies and Brandon League of the Seattle Mariners are among 433 major-league baseball players on opening-day rosters earning $1 million or more.

Victorino, who played at St. Anthony on Maui, will be making $5 million this season.Victorino, who played the Phillies win a World Series title two seasons ago and earn a runner-up finish last season, is an all-star outfielder and a gold glove winner.

League, who pitched for Saint Louis School, will earn $1,087,500

Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from management and player sources and include salaries and pro-rated shares of signing bonuses and other guaranteed income.

Player, Club Salary

1, Alex Rodriguez, NYY $33,000,000

2, CC Sabathia, NYY $24,285,714

3, Derek Jeter, NYY $22,600,000

4, Mark Teixeira, NYY $20,625,000

5, Johan Santana, NYM $20,144,708

6, Miguel Cabrera, Det $20,000,000

7, Carlos Beltran, NYM $19,401,571

8, Ryan Howard, Phi $19,000,000

(tie) Carlos Lee , Hou $19,000,000

(tie) Alfonso Soriano, Cubs $19,000,000

11, Carlos Zambrano, Cubs $18,875,000

12, John Lackey, Bos $18,700,000

13, Manny Ramirez, LAD $18,695,007

14, Torii Hunter, LAA $18,500,000

(tie) Barry Zito, SF $18,500,000

16, Ichiro Suzuki, Sea $18,000,000

17, Magglio Ordonez, Det $17,825,976

18, Todd Helton, Col $17,775,000

19, Aramis Ramirez, Cubs $17,000,000

20, A.J. Burnett, NYY $16,500,000

21, Matt Holliday, StL $16,333,328

22, Vernon Wells, Tor $16,142,857

23, Chris Carpenter, StL $15,840,971

24, Roy Halladay, Phi $15,750,000

25, Hiroki Kuroda, LAD $15,433,333

26, Chase Utley, Phi $15,285,714

27, Derek Lowe, Atl $15,000,000

(tie) Justin Morneau, Min $15,000,000

(tie) Roy Oswalt, Hou $15,000,000

(tie) Jake Peavy, WSox $15,000,000

(tie) Mariano Rivera, NYY $15,000,000

32, Albert Pujols, StL $14,595,954

33, Lance Berkman, Hou $14,500,000

34, Mark Buehrle, WSox $14,000,000

(tie) J.D. Drew, Bos $14,000,000

(tie) Kosuke Fukudome, Cubs $14,000,000

(tie) Chipper Jones, Atl $14,000,000

38, Aaron Rowand, SF $13,600,000

39, Ryan Dempster, Cubs $13,500,000

40, Derrek Lee, Cubs $13,250,000

41, Michael Young, Tex $13,174,975

42, Jorge Posada, NYY $13,100,000

43, Carlos Guillen, Det $13,000,000

(tie) Ted Lilly, Cubs $13,000,000

(tie) David Ortiz, Bos $13,000,000

46, Carlos Silva, Cubs $12,750,000

(tie) Jeff Suppan, Mil $12,750,000

48, Jeremy Bonderman, Det $12,500,000

(tie) Eric Chavez, Oak $12,500,000

(tie) Aaron Harang, Cin $12,500,000

(tie) Mike Lowell, Bos $12,500,000

(tie) Joe Mauer, Min $12,500,000

53, Gil Meche, KC $12,400,000

54, Raul Ibanez, Phi $12,166,667

(tie) Francisco Rodriguez, NYM $12,166,667

56, Francisco Cordero, Cin $12,125,000

57, Josh Beckett, Bos $12,100,000

58, Adam Dunn, Was $12,000,000

(tie) Jose Guillen, KC $$12,000,000

(tie) Paul Konerko, WSox $12,000,000

(tie) Brad Lidge, Phi $12,000,000

(tie) Kevin Millwood, Bal $12,000,000

(tie) Oliver Perez, NYM $12,000,000

(tie) Dontrelle Willis, Det $12,000,000

65, Andy Pettitte, NYY $11,750,000

66, Eric Byrnes, Sea $11,666,667

67, Bronson Arroyo, Cin $11,625,000

68, Travis Hafner, Cle $11,500,000

(tie) Javier Vazquez, NYY $11,500,000

70, Gary Matthews Jr., NYM $11,400,000

71, Joe Nathan, Min $11,250,000

72, Milton Bradley, Sea $11,000,000

(tie) Prince Fielder, Mil $11,000,000

(tie) Jake Westbrook, Cle $11,000,000

75, Kerry Wood, Cle $10,500,000

76, David Wright, NYM $10,250,000

77, Alex Rios, WSox $10,200,000

78, Carlos Pena, Tam $10,125,000

79, Carl Crawford, Tam $10,000,000

(tie) Edgar Renteria, SF $10,000,000

(tie) Brian Roberts, Bal $10,000,000

(tie) Nate Robertson, Fla $10,000,000

(tie) Ben Sheets, Oak $10,000,000

84, Juan Pierre, WSox $9,743,197

85, Aaron Cook, Col $9,625,000

86, Rafael Furcal, LAD $9,500,000

87, Michael Cuddyer, Min $9,416,667

88, Jose Reyes, NYM $9,375,000

(tie) Kevin Youkilis, Bos $9,375,000

90, Jonathan Papelbon, Bos $9,350,000

91, Julio Lugo, Bal $9,250,000

92, Kyle Lohse, StL $9,187,500

93, Bobby Abreu, LAA $9,000,000

(tie) Adrian Beltre, Bos $9,000,000

(tie) Pat Burrell, Tam $9,000,000

(tie) Robinson Cano, NYY $9,000,000

(tie) Brian Fuentes, LAA $9,000,000

(tie) Tim Hudson, Atl $9,000,000

(tie) Cliff Lee, Sea $9,000,000

(tie) Tim Lincecum, SF $9,000,000

101, Randy Wolf, Mil $8,800,277

102, Jason Bay, NYM $8,625,000

103, Bill Hall, Bos $8,525,000

104, Chone Figgins, Sea $8,500,000

(tie) Jimmy Rollins, Phi $8,500,000

(tie) Brandon Webb, Ari $8,500,000

107, Daisuke Matsuzaka, Bos $8,333,333

108, Scott Rolen, Cin $8,291,667

109, Dan Haren, Ari $8,250,000

110, Johnny Damon, Det $8,000,000

(tie) Cristian Guzman, Was $8,000,000

(tie) Scott Kazmir, LAA $8,000,000

(tie) Jamie Moyer, Phi $8,000,000

(tie) Joel Pineiro, LAA $8,000,000

115, Lyle Overbay, Tor $7,950,000

116, Dan Uggla, Fla $7,800,000

117, Mike Cameron, Bos $7,750,000

118, Victor Martinez, Bos $7,700,000

119, Brad Hawpe, Col $7,500,000

(tie) Trevor Hoffman, Mil $7,500,000

(tie) Bobby Jenks, WSox $7,500,000

(tie) Jason Marquis, Was $7,500,000

(tie) Brad Penny, StL $7,500,000

(tie) Jayson Werth, Phi $7,500,000

125, Kenshin Kawakami, Atl $7,333,667

126, Zack Greinke, KC $7,250,000

(tie) Rafael Soriano, Tam $7,250,000

128, Felix Hernandez, Sea $7,200,000

(tie) Huston Street, Col $7,200,000

130, Nick Markakis, Bal $7,100,000

131, Carl Pavano, Min $7,000,000

(tie) Hanley Ramirez, Fla $7,000,000

133, Brandon Phillips, Cin $6,937,500

134, Jose Valverde, Det $6,886,053

135, Nick Swisher, NYY $6,850,000

(tie) Justin Verlander, Det $6,850,000

137, A.J. Pierzynski, WSox $6,750,000

(tie) Billy Wagner, Atl $6,750,000

139, Cole Hamels, Phi $6,650,000

140, Brandon Inge, Det $6,600,000

141, Rich Harden, Tex $6,500,000

142, Chris Young, SD $6,375,000

(tie) Ryan Zimmerman, Was $6,375,000

144, Casey Blake, LAD $6,250,000

(tie) Luis Castillo, NYM $6,250,000

146, Jorge Cantu, Fla $6,000,000

(tie) Mark DeRosa, SF $6,000,000

(tie) Mike Gonzalez, Bal $6,000,000

(tie) Hideki Matsui, LAA $6,000,000

(tie) Freddy Sanchez, SF $6,000,000

(tie) Ervin Santana, LAA $6,000,000

(tie) Miguel Tejada, Bal $6,000,000

153, Grady Sizemore, Cle $5,766,667

154, Andre Ethier, LAD $5,750,000

(tie) Jeff Francis, Col $5,750,000

156, Brian McCann, Atl $5,700,000

157, Jorge De La Rosa, Col $5,600,000

(tie) Jack Wilson, Sea $5,600,000

159, Mark Ellis, Oak $5,500,000

(tie) Curtis Granderson, NYY $5,500,000

(tie) Vladimir Guerrero, Tex $5,500,000

(tie) Nick Johnson, NYY $5,500,000

(tie) Kaz Matsui, Hou $5,500,000

(tie) Fernando Rodney, LAA $5,500,000

(tie) Marco Scutaro, Bos $5,500,000

166, Ryan Ludwick, StL $5,450,000

167, Scot Shields, LAA $5,350,000

168, Chris Snyder, Ari $5,250,000

169, Edwin Encarnacion, Tor $5,175,000

170, Placido Polanco, Phi $5,166,667

171, J.J. Hardy, Min $5,100,000

172, Fausto Carmona, Cle $5,087,500

173, Russell Martin, LAD $5,050,000

174, Vicente Padilla, LAD $5,025,000

175, Jeremy Affeldt, SF $5,000,000

(tie) Coco Crisp, Oak $5,000,000

(tie) Jeff Francoeur, NYM $5,000,000

(tie) Orlando Hudson, Min $5,000,000

(tie) Scott Linebrink, WSox $5,000,000

(tie) Paul Maholm, Pit $5,000,000

(tie) Nate McLouth, Atl $5,000,000

(tie) Wandy Rodriguez, Hou $5,000,000

(tie) Koji Uehara, Bal $5,000,000

(tie) Shane Victorino, Phi $5,000,000

185, Adrian Gonzalez, SD $4,875,000

186, Akinori Iwamura, Pit $4,850,000

(tie) Jhonny Peralta, Cle $4,850,000

188, Adam Wainwright, StL $4,837,500

189, Ryan Madson, Phi $4,833,333

190, Matt Cain, SF $4,833,333

191, Corey Hart, Mil $4,800,000

192, David DeJesus, KC $4,700,000

(tie) Jon Garland, SD $4,700,000

194, Edwin Jackson, Ari $4,600,000

(tie) Josh Willingham, Was $4,600,000

196, Kyle Farnsworth, KC $4,500,000

(tie) Pedro Feliz, Hou $4,500,000

(tie) Adam LaRoche, Ari $4,500,000

(tie) Bengie Molina, SF $4,500,000

(tie) David Riske, Mil $4,500,000

(tie) George Sherrill, LAD $4,500,000

202, Cody Ross, Fla $4,450,000

(tie) Ian Snell, Sea $4,450,000

204, Brian Wilson, SF $4,437,500

205, Yadier Molina, StL $4,312,500

206, Zach Duke, Pit $4,300,000

207, Jered Weaver, LAA $4,265,000

208, Doug Davis, Mil $4,250,000

(tie) Brandon Lyon, Hou $4,250,000

(tie) Juan Rivera, LAA $4,250,000

(tie) J.C. Romero, Phi $4,250,000

212, David Bush, Mil $4,215,000

213, Ian Kinsler, Tex $4,200,000

214, Chad Qualls, Ari $4,185,000

215, Jason Kubel, Min $4,100,000

216, Luke Scott, Bal $4,050,000

217, Garrett Atkins, Bal $4,000,000

(tie) Jason Bartlett, Tam $4,000,000

(tie) Heath Bell, SD $4,000,000

(tie) Jonathan Broxton, LAD $4,000,000

(tie) Scott Downs, Tor $4,000,000

(tie) Aaron Hill, Tor $4,000,000

(tie) Matt Kemp, LAD $4,000,000

(tie) Damaso Marte, NYY $4,000,000

(tie) Nick Punto, Min $4,000,000

226, Gerald Laird, Det $3,950,000

227, Ramon Hernandez, Cin $3,868,377

228, Chad Billingsley, LAD $3,850,000

229, Ricky Nolasco, Fla $3,800,000

230, Rafael Betancourt, Col $3,775,000

231, Josh Johnson, Fla $3,750,000

(tie) Jon Lester, Bos $3,750,000

(tie) Dustin Pedroia, Bos $3,750,000

(tie) Joe Saunders, LAA $3,750,000

(tie) Mark Teahen, WSox $3,750,000

236, Ryan Doumit, Pit $3,650,000

237, Kevin Correia, SD $3,600,000

(tie) Mike Napoli, LAA $3,600,000

239, Casey Kotchman, Sea $3,517,500

240, Matt Capps, Was $3,500,000

(tie) Hunter Pence, Hou $3,500,000

(tie) Troy Tulowitzki, Col $3,500,000

(tie) Tim Wakefield, Bos $3,500,000

(tie) Dan Wheeler, Tam $3,500,000

(tie) Ty Wigginton, Bal $3,500,000

246, John Danks, WSox $3,450,000

(tie) Chris Young, Ari $3,450,000

248, Stephen Drew, Ari $3,400,000

249, Matt Garza, Tam $3,350,000

250, Jeremy Hermida, Bos $3,345,000

251, Clint Barmes, Col $3,325,000

252, Yuniesky Betancourt, KC $3,300,000

(tie) John Maine, NYM $3,300,000

(tie) Xavier Nady, Cubs $3,300,000

255, Frank Francisco, Tex $3,265,000

256, Juan Cruz, KC $3,250,000

(tie) Octavio Dotel, Pit $3,250,000

(tie) Josh Hamilton, Tex $3,250,000

(tie) LaTroy Hawkins, Mil $3,250,000

(tie) Juan Uribe, SF $3,250,000

26 1, Carlos Quentin, WSox $3,200,000

(tie) Takashi Saito, Atl $3,200,000

263, Matt Guerrier, Min $3,150,000

264, Melky Cabrera, Atl $3,100,000

(tie) Conor Jackson, Ari $3,100,000

(tie) Kevin Kouzmanoff, Oak $3,100,000

(tie) James Loney, LAD $3,100,000

(tie) Brett Myers, Hou $3,100,000

(tie) C.J. Wilson, Tex $3,100,000

270, Ryan Franklin, StL $3,050,000

271, Scott Baker, Min $3,000,000

(tie) Joe Blanton, Phi $3,000,000

(tie) Marlon Byrd, Cubs $3,000,000

(tie) Jeremy Guthrie, Bal $3,000,000

(tie) Aubrey Huff, SF $3,000,000

(tie) Jose Lopez, Sea $3,000,000

(tie) Brian Moehler, Hou $3,000,000

(tie) Darren Oliver, Tex $3,000,000

(tie) J.J. Putz, WSox $3,000,000

(tie) Ivan Rodriguez, Was $3,000,000

(tie) Jeff Samardzija, Cubs $3,000,000

(tie) Joakim Soria, KC $3,000,000

(tie) B.J. Upton, Tam $3,000,000

(tie) Jason Varitek, Bos $3,000,000

285, Pedro Feliciano, NYM $2,900,000

(tie) Jon Rauch, Min $2,900,000

287, Maicer Izturis, LAA $2,766,667

288, David Aardsma, Sea $2,750,000

(tie) Rick Ankiel, KC $2,750,000

(tie) Manny Corpas, Col $2,750,000

(tie) Gavin Floyd, WSox $2,750,000

(tie) Alex Gonzalez, Tor $2,750,000

(tie) Hideki Okajima, Bos $2,750,000

(tie) Rickie Weeks, Mil $2,750,000

295, John Grabow, Cubs $2,700,000

(tie) Aaron Miles, Cin $2,700,000

297, Jason Frasor, Tor $2,650,000

298, Cesar Izturis, Bal $2,600,000

(tie) Ryan Theriot, Cubs $2,600,000

(tie) Delmon Young, Min $2,600,000

301, Matt Diaz, Atl $2,550,000

302, Danys Baez, Phi $2,500,000

(tie) Mike Lincoln, Cin $2,500,000

(tie) James Shields, Tam $2,500,000

305, Bobby Seay, Det $2,475,000

306, Scott Hairston, SD $2,450,000

307, Scott Feldman, Tex $2,425,000

308, Jose Bautista, Tor $2,400,000

(tie) Michael Bourn, Hou $2,400,000

310, Ken Griffey Jr., Sea $2,350,000

(tie) Kelly Johnson, Ari $2,350,000

312, Franklin Gutierrez, Sea $2,312,500

313, Brian Bannister, KC $2,300,000

314, Jason Kendall, KC $2,250,000

(tie) Kelly Shoppach, Tam $2,250,000

(tie) Matt Thornton, WSox $2,250,000

317, Omar Infante, Atl $2,225,000

318, Michael Wuertz, Oak $2,200,000

319, Aaron Heilman, Ari $2,150,000

320, Chad Durbin, Phi $2,125,000

(tie) Jerry Hairston Jr., SD $2,125,000

(tie) Carlos Marmol, Cubs $2,125,000

323, Craig Counsell, Mil $2,100,000

(tie) Dioner Navarro, Tam $2,100,000

(tie) Jonathan Sanchez, SF $2,100,000

326, Erick Aybar, LAA $2,050,000

(tie) Grant Balfour, Tam $2,050,000

328, Todd Coffey, Mil $2,025,002

329, Orlando Cabrera, Cin $2,020,000

330, John Buck, Tor $2,000,000

(tie) Jesse Crain, Min $2,000,000

(tie) Jody Gerut, Mil $2,000,000

(tie) Kevin Gregg, Tor $2,000,000

(tie) Bob Howry, Ari $2,000,000

(tie) Trever Miller, StL $2,000,000

(tie) Miguel Montero, Ari $2,000,000

(tie) Leo Nunez, Fla $2,000,000

(tie) Miguel Olivo, Col $2,000,000

(tie) Dennys Reyes, StL $2,000,000

(tie) Arthur Rhodes, Cin $2,000,000

(tie) Skip Schumaker, StL $2,000,000

(tie) Brian Tallet, Tor $2,000,000

(tie) Chien-Ming Wang, Was $2,000,000

344, Rick Porcello, Det $1,920, 000

345, Jason Hammel, Col $1,900,000

(tie) Carlos Ruiz, Phi $1,900,000

(tie) Gregg Zaun, Mil $1,900,000

348, Alex Cora, NYM $1,850,000

349, David Price, Tam $1,834,671

350, Kyle Davies, KC $1,800,000

(tie) J.P. Howell, Tam $1,800,000

352, Luke Hochevar, KC $1,760,000

353, Justin Duchscherer, Oak $1,750,000

(tie) Jason Giambi, Col $1,750,000

(tie) Troy Glaus, Atl $1,750,000

(tie) Chris Iannetta, Col $1,750,000

(tie) Howie Kendrick, LAA $1,750,000

(tie) Colby Lewis, Tex $1,750,000

359, Willie Bloomquist, KC $1,700,000

360, Scott Podsednik, KC $1,650,000

361, Matt Lindstrom, Hou $1,625,000

362, Tim Byrdak, Hou $1,600,000

(tie) Francisco Liriano, Min $1,600,000

(tie) David Ross, Atl $1,600,000

365, Adam Everett, Det $1,550,000

366, Jamey Carroll, LAD $1,535,677

367, Erik Bedard, Sea $1,500,000

(tie) Geoff Blum, Hou $1,500,000

(tie) Russell Branyan, Cle $1,500,000

(tie) Brian Bruney, Was $1,500,000

(tie) Ryan Church, Pit $1,500,000

(tie) Jose Contreras, Phi $1,500,000

(tie) Willie Harris, Was $1,500,000

(tie) Mark Kotsay, WSox $1,500,000

(tie) John McDonald, Tor $1,500,000

(tie) Angel Pagan, NYM $1,500,000

(tie) Max Scherzer, Det $1,500,000

(tie) Jim Thome, Min $1,500,000

379, Brendan Harris, Min $1,450,000

380, Omar Vizquel, WSox $1,375,000

381, Willy Aybar, Tam $1,350,000

(tie) Rajai Davis, Oak $1,350,000

(tie) Greg Dobbs, Phi $1,350,000

(tie) Brendan Donnelly, Pit $1,350,000

(tie) Will Ohman, Bal $1,350,000

386, Jeff Mathis, LAA $1,300,000

(tie) Brian Matusz, Bal $1,300,000

(tie) Ryan Spilborghs, Col $1,300,000

389, Ryan Braun, Mil $1,287,500

390, Melvin Mora, Col $1,275,000

391, Kelvim Escobar, NYM $1,250,000

(tie) Ryota Igarashi, NYM $1,250,000

(tie) Ubaldo Jimenez, Col $1,250,000

(tie) Adam Kennedy, Was $1,250,000

(tie ) Anibal Sanchez, Fla $1,250,000

(tie) Ramon Santiago, Det $1,250,000

397, Alexei Ramirez, WSox $1,225,000

398, Lance Cormier, Tam $1,200,000

(tie) Mark Hendrickson, Bal $1,200,000

(tie) Kendry Morales, LAA $1,200,000

(tie) Chan Ho Park, NYY $1,200,000

(tie) Tony Pena, WSox $1,200,000

403, Ramon Ramirez, Bos $1,155,000

404, Shawn Camp, Tor $1,150,000

(tie) Alex Gordon, KC $1,150,000

(tie) Jeff Keppinger, Hou $1,150,000

(tie) Mark Lowe, Sea $1,150,000

(tie) Peter Moylan, Atl $1,150,000

409, Ronny Cedeno, Pit $1,125,000

(tie) Brian Schneider, Phi $1,125,000

411, Carlos Gomez, Mil $1,100,000

(tie) Ronny Paulino, Fla $1,100,000

(tie) Junichi Tazawa, Bos $1,100,000

(tie) Randy Winn, NYY $1,100,000

415, Brandon League, Sea $1,087,500

416, Jeremy Accardo, Tor $1,080,000

417, Renyel Pinto, Fla $1,075,000

418, Taylor Buchholz, Col $1,055,000

419, Gabe Kapler, Tam $1,054,000

420, Nick Masset, Cin $1,035,000

421, Jeff Niemann, Tam $,032,000

422, Mike Adams, SD $1,000,000

(tie) Miguel Batista, Was $1,000,000

(tie) Bobby Crosby, Pit $1,000,000

(tie) David Eckstein, SD $1,000,000

(tie) Mike Fontenot, Cubs $1,000,000

(tie) Freddy Garcia, WSox $1,000,000

(tie) Ross Gload, Phi $1,000,000

(tie) Eric Hinske, Atl $1,000,000

(tie) Felipe Lopez, StL $1,000,000

(tie) Ramon Ortiz, LAD $1,000,000

(tie) Brad Thomas, Det $1,000,000

(tie) Todd Wellemeyer, SF $1,000,000