The 2012 World Series begins tonight. Check out Forbes' list of the league's highest paid players this year.
10. Ryan Howard
Position: First baseman, Philadelphia PhilliesEarnings: $21.5 million
9. Cliff Lee
Position: Pitcher, Philadelphia PhilliesEarnings: $21.8 million
8. Mark Teixeira
Position: First Baseman, New York YankeesEarnings: $22.8 million
7. Prince Fielder
Position: First Baseman, Detroit TigersEarnings: $23.3 million
6. CC Sabathia
Position: Pitcher, New York YankeesEarnings: $24 million
5. Johan Santana
Position: Pitcher, New York MetsEarnings: $24.4 million
4. Ichiro Suzuki
Position: Right fielder, Seattle MarinersEarnings: $24.5 million
3. Derek Jeter
Position: Shortstop, New York YankeesEarnings: $25 million
2. Joe Mauer
Position: Catcher, Minnesota TwinsEarnings: $27 million
1. Alex Rodriguez
Position: Third baseman, New York YankeesEarnings: $32 million
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