15. MARK TEIXEIRA $23.1 million
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The Yankees first baseman is in the fifth season of an eight-year, $180 million contract. He returned to the lineup on May 31 after missing the start of the season with a wrist injury and clubbed his first homer on June 3, a grand slam against the Indians. But the Yanks have to be doubting their future return on investment after his subpar 2012 season.