Cost per win through Aug. 2

Not sure why I was inspired to crunch these numbers, but here is how much each team has paid per win so far this season, based on these payroll numbers.

Rank = overall payroll rank
Rank Team Payroll Wins $ per W $ per player
3 Chicago Cubs $146,859,000 46 $3,192,586.96 $5,439,222
1 New York Yankees $206,333,389 66 $3,126,263.47 $8,253,336
2 Boston Red Sox $162,747,333 60 $2,712,455.55 $5,611,977
17 Baltimore Orioles $81,612,500 32 $2,550,390.63 $3,138,942
9 Seattle Mariners $98,376,667 39 $2,522,478.64 $3,513,452
5 New York Mets $132,701,445 53 $2,503,800.85 $5,103,902
4 Philadelphia Phillies $141,927,381 57 $2,489,954.05 $5,068,835
6 Detroit Tigers $122,864,929 52 $2,362,787.10 $4,550,553
14 Houston Astros $92,355,500 46 $2,007,728.26 $3,298,411
8 Los Angeles Angels $105,013,667 54 $1,944,697.54 $3,621,161
7 Chicago White Sox $108,273,197 59 $1,835,138.93 $4,164,354
12 Los Angeles Dodgers $94,945,517 54 $1,758,250.31 $3,651,751
18 Milwaukee Brewers $81,108,279 49 $1,655,271.00 $2,796,837
11 Minnesota Twins $97,559,167 59 $1,653,545.20 $3,484,256
20 Kansas City Royals $72,267,710 45 $1,605,949.11 $2,491,990
10 San Francisco Giants $97,828,833 61 $1,603,751.36 $3,493,887
13 St. Louis Cardinals $93,540,753 59 $1,585,436.49 $3,741,630
25 Arizona Diamondbacks $60,718,167 39 $1,556,876.08 $2,335,314
16 Colorado Rockies $84,227,000 55 $1,531,400.00 $2,904,379
15 Atlanta Braves $84,423,667 60 $1,407,061.12 $3,126,802
24 Cleveland Indians $61,203,967 45 $1,360,088.16 $2,110,482
23 Washington Nationals $61,425,000 47 $1,306,914.89 $2,047,500
19 Cincinnati Reds $72,386,544 60 $1,206,442.40 $2,784,098
22 Toronto Blue Jays $62,689,357 55 $1,139,806.49 $2,089,645
21 Tampa Bay Rays $71,923,471 66 $1,089,749.56 $2,663,832
26 Florida Marlins $55,641,500 53 $1,049,839.62 $2,060,796
28 Oakland Athletics $51,654,900 53 $974,620.75 $1,666,287
30 Pittsburgh Pirates $34,943,000 36 $970,638.89 $1,294,185
27 Texas Rangers $55,250,545 61 $905,746.64 $1,905,191
29 San Diego Padres $37,799,300 62 $609,666.13 $1,453,819

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