The 5 highest-paid catchers in the 2021 MLB season

The two holders of the Stars game of the MLB to be played on July 13 are also among the defenders of the position with the highest average salary on the circuit.

Puerto Rican veteran Yadier Molina, of the St. Louis Cardinals, it fell out of the top 5 for more than a million dollars.

Jt Realmuto earns more than 23 million per season

As part of the 5-year contract he signed in the offseason with the Philadelphia Phillies, Realmuto will receive a salary of $ 23.1 million this year, the highest among MLB wide receivers. He will be part of the reserve for the All-Star Game. He has a .261 / .369 / .437 offensive line with 8 homers and 31 RBIs.

Salvador Pérez is the highest-paid catcher in the American League

The 30-year-old Venezuelan will play his seventh All-Star Game in Denver as a starting catcher in the American League. He has spent his 10 career seasons in the uniform of the Kansas City Royals, who pay him a salary of $ 20,500,000 in 2021.

Buster Posey makes nearly $ 20 million in 2021

On his return after missing 2020 for fear of the COVID-19 pandemic, the veteran has been the undisputed leader of the San Francisco Giants, with an average of .328 and 12 home runs. He is in the final year of his $ 167 million, 9-season contract that he signed in 2013 and will earn $ 19,875,000.

Yasmani Grandal is one of the highest paid receivers in MLB

The Cuban has not been able to live up to the expectations of the Chicago White Sox, who this year will pay him a salary of 18.25 million dollars. Grandal just injured his knee and was confirmed to be out of action for 4-6 weeks. He was hitting just .188 with 14 homers.

James McCann came this off to the Mets

His hiring was a great success for the New York Mets, who have seen him do a great job behind the plate. McCann signed a five-year pact that will pay him a salary of $ 10,150,000 this year. He has a .246 / .312 / .375 offensive line with 7 homers and 29 RBIs.