Seattle Mariners payroll and salaries for each player for the 2013 season

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez (34) pitches the ball against the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum. (Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports)

Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Felix Hernandez (34) pitches the ball against the Oakland Athletics during the seventh inning at O.co Coliseum. (Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports)

As the 2013 Major League Baseball season gets underway, we step off the diamond for a moment and into the financial records of each of the 30 teams in the league.

We are taking a look at the salaries each team has on its records as of April 1, a joke to some folks but Opening Day to fans and teams alike. Obviously, with trades, cuts, call-ups and whatever else these numbers are subject to change throughout the 162-game season.

Here is the total amount of money the Seattle Mariners will be paying their players for the 2013 campaign:

Felix Hernandez $20,557,143

Franklin Gutierrez 7,312,500

Michael Morse 7,000,000

Hisashi Iwakuma 6,500,000

Joe Saunders 6,000,000

Kendrys Morales 5,250,000

Brendan Ryan 3,250,000

Raul Ibanez 2,750,000

Dustin Ackley 2,700,000

Robert Andino 1,600,000

Oliver Perez 1,500,000

Kelly Shoppach 1,500,000

Kameron Loe 1,050,000

Jason Bay 1,000,000

Josh Kinney 700,000

Justin Smoak 514,000

Michael Saunders 512,600

Kyle Seager 510,400

Tom Wilhelmsen 509,100

Blake Beavan 506,700

Casper Wells 505,400

Charlie Furbush 504,500

Jesus Montero 503,300

Lucas Luetge 495,500

Stephen Pryor 492,200

Carter Capps 491,700

Brandon Maurer 490,000

In total, the Seattle Mariners opening day payroll sits at $84,295,952; that is the twentieth-highest in all of baseball in 2013.

h/t: Deadspin

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