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Largest Baseball Contract Packages

Baseball contracts for pitchers worth $140 million or more. Figures were obtained by The Associated Press from player and management sources and include all guaranteed income but not income from potential incentive bonuses. There is no distinction for deferred money:

Player, ClubYearsTotal
Clayton Kershaw, LAD2014-20$215million
Justin Verlander, Det2013-19$180million
Felix Hernandez, Sea2013-19$175million
CC Sabathia, NYY2009-15$161million
Masahiro Tanaka, NYY2014-20$155million
Zack Greinke, LAD2013-18$147million
Cole Hamels, Phi2013-18$144million