The 2017 MLB season is underway and everyone is putting their money on who will be crowned World Series Champions less than a week into the campaign. (If you’re interested, the Chicago Cubs are favorites to repeat at 7-2 odds, while the San Diego Padres are the biggest longshot at 500-1.)

But Vegas oddsmakers and casinos aren’t the only ones making money when it comes to MLB; the players are making hefty salaries, too.

Some, of course, more than others. For instance, there is a slew of relief pitchers making around $537,000 per year, which doesn’t sound like a lot of moolah in the grand scheme of professional sports, but a lot of those guys won’t take the mound at all this season.

Then there are the players that are banking so much cash, it’s unfathomable. We’re talking jaw-dropping amounts of money.

Check out the list of the top salaries of the 2017 MLB season:

T-15. Yoenis Cespedes, CF, New York Mets / Cole Hamels, P, Texas Rangers

$22,500,00

14. Hanley Ramirez, 1B, Boston Red Sox

$22,750,000

13. Joe Mauer, C, Minnesota Twins

$23,000,000

12. Johnny Cueto, P, San Francisco Giants

$23,500,000

11. Robinson Cano, 2B, Seattle Mariners

$24,000,000

We’re just getting started! Check out the next highest-paid MLB players on the next page!

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