Colorado Rockies payroll and salaries for each player for the 2013 season

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (2) hits a 2-run home run in the 3rd inning during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. At right is Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy (20). (Benny Sieu-USA Today Sports)

Colorado Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki (2) hits a 2-run home run in the 3rd inning during the game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Miller Park. At right is Milwaukee Brewers catcher Jonathan Lucroy (20). (Benny Sieu-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 Colorado Rockies will be paying their players for the 2013 campaign:

Jorge De La Rosa $11,000,000

Michael Cuddyer 10,500,000

Troy Tulowitzki 10,000,000

Carlos Gonzalez 7,928,571

Todd Helton 6,175,000

Rafael Betancourt 4,250,000

Matt Belisle 4,100,000

Dexter Fowler 3,750,000

Ramon Hernandez 3,200,000

Tyler Colvin 2,275,000

Wilton Lopez 1,762,500

Jhoulys Chacin 1,650,000

Jeff Francis 1,500,000

Jonathan Herrera 900,000

Jon Garland 500,000

Reid Brignac 499,000

Eric Young 492,000

Rex Brothers 491,000

Edgmer Escalona 491,000

Chris Nelson 491,000

Juan Nicasio 491,000

Adam Ottavino 491,000

Jordan Pacheco 491,000

Wilin Rosario 491,000

Edwar Cabrera 490,000

Josh Rutledge 490,000

In total, the Colorado Rockies opening day payroll sits at $75,449,071; that is the twenty fourth-highest in all of baseball in 2013.

h/t: Deadspin

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