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These Phillies Players Will Earn the Most Money in 2021

All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper is again the Phillies' highest-paid player, set to make $27.5 million this season

Bryce Harper of the Philadelphia Phillies celebrates a win after a baseball game against the Washington Nationals
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The Philadelphia Phillies enter the 2021 season with a $177.4 million payroll, the fifth-highest in Major League Baseball, the Philadelphia Business Journal reports.

As a whole, the National League East has three of the top 10 payrolls, according to data from Spotrac.com. The New York Mets begin the season with a total payroll of $186 million, good for third in MLB. The Washington Nationals rank No. 8 at $162.8 million.

All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper is again the Phillies' highest-paid player, set to make $27.5 million this season, according to Spotrac. Pitcher Zack Wheeler, who signed with the Phillies ahead of the 2020 season, is second with a salary of $22.5 million.

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To see the full list of the Phillies' highest earners, head over to PBJ.com.

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