Courtesy of Citybizlist – Alex Rodriguez of New York Yankees is the highest paid player in the Major League Baseball games, followed by Johan Santana of New York Mets, Business Insider reported, citing data by BaseballProspectus.com, a website devoted to objective analysis of baseball.
Philadelphia Phillies’ Cliff Lee came in third on the list. Washington Nationals’ Jayson Werth and Texas Rangers’ Adrian Beltre were tied at 13th place, according to the report.
Boston Red Sox’ John Lackey and Baltimore Orioles’ Nick Markakis were ranked 15th and 16th, respectively. Atlanta Braves’ Dan Uggla and Pittsburgh Pirates’ Wandy Rodriguez were tied at 19th spot. Tampa Bay Rays’ David Price came in at 25th and Houston Astros’ Bud Norris at 30th.