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Eric D. Schabell
Contributing Writer

An interesting look was posted earlier at team spending for the 2014 Major League season.

It was mentioned that the top earner this year for the Red Sox would be Jake Peavy.

Ever wonder what the Boston Red Sox make as a team, over the course of a year?

If we take out all the incentives, and zoom in a bit on the basics, we are now able to put together a list for you.

We all know our baseball hero's make a lot of money playing this game, but exactly how much is not often posted such as the AP did this week.

To satisfy curiosity and provide you with plenty to talk about as the season starts next week, here is your Boston Red Sox payroll for 2014.

Boston Red Sox 2014
  1. Jake Peavy            $16,157,271
  2. Mike Napoli          $16,000,000
  3. John Lackey          $15,950,000
  4. David Ortiz           $15,500,000
  5. Jon Lester             $13,000,000
  6. Shane Victorino    $13,000,000
  7. Dustin Pedroia      $12,875,000
  8. A.J. Pierzynski      $8,250,000
  9. Clay Buchholz      $7,950,000
  10. Jonny Gomes        $5,000,000
  11. Koji Uehara          $5,000,000
  12. Edward Mujica     $4,750,000
  13. Craig Breslow       $3,825,000
  14. David Ross           $3,100,000
  15. Chris Capuano      $2,250,000
  16. Burke Badenhop   $2,150,000
  17. Andrew Miller      $1,903,125
  18. Junichi Tazawa     $1,725,000
  19. Mike Carp             $1,400,000
  20. Jonathan Herrera   $1,300,000
  21. Grady Sizemore    $   750,000
  22. Felix Doubront      $   586,000
  23. Daniel Nava          $   556,500
  24. Will Middlebrooks $  540,500
  25. Brandon Workman $  518,000
  26. Xander Bogaerts    $   517,000
  27. Ryan Lavarnway   $   510,000
  28. Drake Britton         $   503,000
  29. Jackie Bradley Jr.   $   502,000
  30. Steven Wright        $   502,000
Not all are going to make the starting roster, but even so the list is interesting.

Post a comment or via twitter @ericschabell with your thoughts.

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Eric D. Schabell 3/27/2014 01:00:00 PM Edit
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