The Yankees again have the top payroll in baseball, according to USA Today's 2011 salaries database.
With an overall payroll of $202,689,028, the Yankees were the only team with more than $200 million. The Yankees have an average player salary of $6,756,300, also the highest in baseball.
The Mets are seventh with a payroll of $118,847,309.
Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez will make the most money of any player in baseball this season ($32 million). The Yankees have three of the top four highest-paid players this season with Rodriguez, ace CC Sabathia (No. 3, $24,285,714), and first baseman Mark Teixeira (No. 4, $23,125,000).