Cot's Baseball Contracts has the Giants Opening Day payrolls for 25-man roster (salaries plus pro-rated signing bonuses): 2009: $ 82,616,450. The Giants 2010 budget has yet to be set however FOUR AVERAGE players could command more than fifty percent of the budget.
LHP Barry Zito $18.5M
CF Aaron Rowand $12M
SS Edgardo Renteria $9M
2B Freddy Sanchez $8M (Sabean has said he will pick up 2010 option)
And that is before Super 2 Cy Young award winner RHP Tim Lincecum earns $10M in arbitration.