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[5/1/2017] JPBPA: 2017 average NPB salaries

      2016 2017
  Team 100M Total Avg Total Avg
1 Softbank 13 4.17B 69.60M 4.20B 70.13M
2 Yomiuri 11 3.29B 57.87M 3.68B 60.43M
3 Hanshin 7 2.40B 39.49M 2.53B 41.62M
4 Yakult 7 2.13B 34.95M 2.24B 37.37M
5 Nippon Ham 6 2.03B 32.78M 2.19B 34.88M
6 Lotte 6 1.88B 31.97M 2.17B 34.46M
7 Orix 4 2.21B 37.52M 1.96B 33.36M
8 Seibu 4 2.06B 32.28M 2.03B 32.83M
9 Rakuten 5 1.72B 28.20M 1.94B 31.96M
10 Chunichi 3 1.61B 26.92M 1.81B 29.26M
11 Hiroshima 5 1.89B 31.11M 1.68B 27.67M
12 Yokohama 1 1.46B 24.40M 1.58B 26.00M
  Pacific League 38 14.09B 39.62M 14.53B 39.48M
  Central League 34 12.81B 35.60M 13.55B 37.04M
  Total 72 26.91B 37.12M 28.08B 38.26M

* Only includes players in the Japan Professional Baseball Players Association

Source: JPBPA 5/1/2017

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[5/1/2016] JPBPA: average NPB salaries

The Japan Professional Baseball Players Association published their yearly report on team salaries (for players on the seventy-man roster, not including foreigners) on April 25. The chart below shows the number of 100 million yen contracts, the average salaries for each team from 2016 and 2015, and the percent change of the average salaries.

Team 100M 2016 2015 chng
Softbank 13 69.60M 57.98M +20.0%
Yomiuri 10 57.87M 68.93M -16.0%
Hanshin 7 39.49M 35.58M +10.9%
Orix 4 37.52M 44.64M -15.9%
Yakult 6 34.95M 29.26M +19.4%
Nippon Ham 6 32.78M 32.59M +0.6%
Seibu 4 32.28M 33.14M -2.6%
Lotte 2 31.97M 32.69M -2.2%
Hiroshima 2 31.11M 33.67M -7.6%
Rakuten 5 28.20M 29.56M -4.6%
Chunichi 3 26.92M 34.35M -21.6%
Yokohama 2 24.40M 25.03M -2.5%
Pacific League 34 38.62M 38.34M +0.7%
Central League 30 35.60M 37.88M -6.0%
NPB 64 37.12M 38.11M -2.6%

Source: JPBPA report

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NPB Standings [Full]
G W L T
Hiroshima 143 88 51 4
Hanshin 143 78 61 4
Yokohama 143 73 65 5
Yomiuri 143 72 68 3
Chunichi 143 59 79 5
Yakult 143 45 96 2
G W L T
Softbank 143 94 49 0
Seibu 143 79 61 3
Rakuten 143 77 63 3
Orix 143 63 79 1
Nippon Ham 143 60 83 0
Lotte 143 54 87 2
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