Who are MLB’s highest-paid pitchers? foxsports Oct 20, 2016 at 4:54p ET 1. Clayton Kershaw, Los Angeles Dodgers (2014) The 25-year-old, two-time Cy Young winner agreed to the largest contract for a pitcher in baseball history on Wednesday to the tune of seven years, $215 million. Here are the the top-five highest-paid MLB arms (through June 18, 2014). 2. Justin Verlander, Detroit Tigers (2013) 7 years - $180 million Getty Images Mark Cunningham 3. Felix Hernandez, Seattle Mariners (2013) 7 years - $175 million Getty Images R. Yeatts 4. C.C. Sabathia, New York Yankees (2010) 7 years - $161 million Getty Images Jim McIsaac 5. Zack Greinke, Los Angeles Dodgers (2013) 6 years - $147 million Getty Images Pool Next Gallery 27 The controversies of A-Rod from Texas to New York Start Gallery » FOX Fantasy Baseball Join or Create a Free League Play Now!