$22.8 million Salary:
$22.5 million Off-field:
Teixeira is in the fifth year of the eight-year, $180 million contract he signed before the 2009 season. His OPS has dropped four straight years and a wrist injury will sideline him to start the 2013 season. Sponsors include Nike and Rawlings. (AP Images) More From Forbes
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