The Astounding Sums Baseball Players Are Paid, Stat By Stat

A-Rod gets $232,588 per hit. Mike Trout isn’t so lucky. posted on

1. Alex Rodriguez: $232,558 per hit.

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2012 salary: $30,000,000

2. Mike Trout: $2,637 per hit.

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2012 salary: $460,000. (source: http://www.spotrac.com/mlb/los-angeles-angels/mike-trout/)

3. Johan Santana: $3,857,501 per win / $197,820 per inning pitched.

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2012 salary: $23,145,011

4. R.A. Dickey: $237,500 per win / $20,368 per inning pitched.

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2012 salary: $4,750,000

5. Adrian Gonzalez: $291,428 per run scored.

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2012 salary: $21,857,142

6. Andrew McCutchen: $6,498 per run scored.

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2012 salary: $708,333

7. Adam Dunn: $63,063 per strikeout.

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2012 salary: $14,000,000. That’s a lot of strikeouts (222).

8. Joe Mauer: $94,650 per base earned.

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2012 salary: $23,000,000

9. Ryan Braun: $19,975 per base earned.

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2012 salary: $7,111,111

10. Derek Jeter: $15,729,364 per ankle fracture.

Mike Segar / Reuters

2012 salary: $15,729,364

All salary information is from the USA Today unless otherwise noted.

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