Skip to content

Sunday Best–August 23rd, 2009

August 23, 2009

The highest paid players in each league (source).

img255img254

National League
Manny Ramirez, LAD     23,854,494
Carlos Beltran, NYM      19,243,683
Carlos Lee, Hou             19,000,000
Johan Santana, NYM       18,876,139
Carlos Zambrano, Cubs     18,750,000
Barry Zito, SF                  18,500,000
Alfonso Soriano, Cubs     17,000,000
Aramis Ramirez, Cubs     16,900,000
Todd Helton, Col           16,600,000
American League
Alex Rodriguez, NYY     $33,000,000
Derek Jeter, NYY         21,600,000
Mark Teixeira, NYY      20,625,000
Magglio Ordonez, Det     18,971,596
Torii Hunter, LAA        18,000,000
Ichiro Suzuki, Sea       18,000,000
A.J. Burnett, NYY          16,500,000
CC Sabathia, NYY          15,285,714
Vladimir Guerrero, LAA     15,000,000

The Week’s Best

The best baseball and baseball card blog articles of the week (as voted on by a panel of one):

Night Owl    All-Dog Nickname Team
mmosely    Confesses His Love for Chipper (And Other Transgressions)
Trader Crack    Wonders Why the Hobby Likes Pretty Girls
Bill Baer    Analysis of Smoltz’s current effectiveness
dayf    A Great Idea for Upper Deck in ’10
Mario    Recaps old-school Pinnacle

National League
Manny Ramirez, LAD     23,854,494
Carlos Beltran, NYM      19,243,683
Carlos Lee, Hou             19,000,000
Johan Santana, NYM       18,876,139
Carlos Zambrano, Cubs     18,750,000
Barry Zito, SF                  18,500,000
Alfonso Soriano, Cubs     17,000,000
Aramis Ramirez, Cubs     16,900,000
Todd Helton, Col           16,600,000
American League
Alex Rodriguez, NYY     $33,000,000
Derek Jeter, NYY         21,600,000
Mark Teixeira, NYY      20,625,000
Magglio Ordonez, Det     18,971,596
Torii Hunter, LAA        18,000,000
Ichiro Suzuki, Sea       18,000,000
A.J. Burnett, NYY          16,500,000
CC Sabathia, NYY          15,285,714
Vladimir Guerrero, LAA     15,000,000
Advertisements
No comments yet

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: