Alex Rodriguez highest-paid in MLB

Updated: March 31, 2011, 7:29 PM ET
Associated Press

The Kansas City Royals are barely making more than Alex Rodriguez this year.

The salaries for Kansas City's 27 players on its opening day roster and disabled lists total $36.1 million, according to an analysis of major league contracts by The Associated Press.

A-Rod alone makes $32 million atop the New York Yankees' $201.7 million payroll. He is baseball's highest-paid player for the 11th straight year.

Overall, baseball salaries were nearly flat for this season, which started ...

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