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MLB 49 43 MLB's top team payrolls in 2013 31531818 Pricey rosters Pricey+rosters MLB

How have the offseason deals affected team payrolls? Here are the highest 10 projected team payrolls for Opening Day 2013, compiled by the Associated Press. (Figures include cash received in trades and prorated signing bonuses.)
 

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MLB 49 43 MLB's top team payrolls in 2013 30871781 New York Yankees New+York+Yankees MLB

Total team payroll: $228.99 million

 

Highest paid player: Alex Rodriguez, $27.5 million per year

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MLB 49 43 MLB's top team payrolls in 2013 31678128 Los Angeles Dodgers Los+Angeles+Dodgers MLB

Total team payroll: $216.3 million (an whopping increase of 105 percent over 2012)

 

Highest paid player: Zack Greinke, $24.5 million per year

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MLB 49 43 MLB's top team payrolls in 2013 30871713 Philadelphia Phillies Philadelphia+Phillies MLB

Total team payroll: $159.58 million

 

Highest paid player: Ryan Howard, $25 million per year

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MLB 49 43 MLB's top team payrolls in 2013 31537511 Boston Red Sox Boston+Red+Sox MLB

Total team payroll: $158.97 million

 

Highest paid player: John Lackey, $16.5 million per year

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MLB 49 43 MLB's top team payrolls in 2013 31679147 Detroit Tigers Detroit+Tigers MLB

Total team payroll: $149.05 million

 

Highest paid player: Justin Verlander, $25.71 million per year

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MLB 49 43 MLB's top team payrolls in 2013 30921531 San Francisco Giants San+Francisco+Giants MLB

Total team payroll: $142.18 million

 

Highest paid player: Matt Cain, $21.25 million per year

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MLB 49 43 MLB's top team payrolls in 2013 31531819 Los Angeles Angels Los+Angeles+Angels MLB

Total team payroll: $142.17 million

 

Highest paid player: Josh Hamilton, $25 million per year

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MLB 49 43 MLB's top team payrolls in 2013 31531816 Texas Rangers Texas+Rangers MLB

Total team payroll: $127.2 million

 

Highest paid player: Adrian Beltre, $16 million per year

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MLB 49 43 MLB's top team payrolls in 2013 31679148 Chicago White Sox Chicago+White+Sox MLB

Total team payroll: $124.07 million

 

Highest paid player: Jake Peavy, $17.3 million per year

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MLB 49 43 MLB's top team payrolls in 2013 31678141 Toronto Blue Jays Toronto+Blue+Jays MLB

Total team payroll: $118.24 million

 

Highest paid player: Jose Reyes, $17.7 million per year

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