10. Cole Hamels $24,000,000

9. C.C. Sabathia $24,400,000

8. Stephen Strasburg $25,000,000

7. Felix Hernandez $25,100,000

6. Justin Verlander $25,714,286

5. Jon Lester $25,833,333

4. Max Scherzer $30,000,000

3. David Price $31,000,000

2. Zack Greinke $34,416,666

1. Clayton Kershaw $35,571,428

Top 10 Highest-Paid Pitchers In 2017

In 2013, Clayton Kershaw signed a 7-year, $215 million contract extension with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Kershaw is the best left-handed pitcher in the game and he’s paid like it. He’s a 3-time Cy Young Award winner and also picked up a National League MVP award. The deal included an $18 million signing bonus. Every penny of the contract is guaranteed. The Texas native will be the highest-paid pitcher this season with a salary of more than $35 million which comes out to about one million dollars per start. Moneyball is alive and well in Major League Baseball and we are not talking sabermetrics. A lot of pitchers are getting paid, and paid very well. Here is our list of the Top 10 highest-paid pitchers in 2017. For more on the highest-paid baseball players, please visit http://www.ibtimes.com/