Boston Red Sox 2017 Payroll

An updated look at the Boston Red Sox 2017 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (25) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
RamirezHanley Ramirez 33 DH Vet $22,000,000 $750,000 - $22,750,000 $22,750,000 11.25
PorcelloRick Porcello 28 SP Vet $20,000,000 $125,000 - $20,125,000 $20,125,000 9.95
PedroiaDustin Pedroia 33 2B Vet $15,000,000 $125,000 - $15,125,000 $15,125,000 7.48
KimbrelCraig Kimbrel 28 RP/CL Vet $13,000,000 $250,000 - $13,250,000 $13,250,000 6.55
SaleChris Sale 28 SP Vet $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 5.93
YoungChris Young 33 RF Vet $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.21
MorelandMitch Moreland 31 1B Vet $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 2.72
BogaertsXander Bogaerts 24 SS Arb 1 $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 2.22
PomeranzDrew Pomeranz 28 SP Arb 2 $4,450,000 - - $4,450,000 $4,450,000 2.20
BradleyJackie Bradley 27 CF Arb 1 $3,600,000 - - $3,600,000 $3,600,000 1.78
KellyJoe Kelly 28 RP Arb 2 $2,800,000 - - $2,800,000 $2,800,000 1.38
AbadFernando Abad 31 RP Arb 3 $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 0.99
LeonSandy Leon 28 C Arb 1 $1,300,000 - - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 0.64
BettsMookie Betts 24 RF Pre-Arb $950,000 - - $950,000 $950,000 0.47
RutledgeJosh Rutledge 28 SS Pre-Arb $600,000 - - $600,000 $600,000 0.30
RodriguezEduardo Rodriguez 24 SP Pre-Arb $584,500 - - $584,500 $584,500 0.29
BarnesMatt Barnes 26 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $563,500 0.28
VazquezChristian Vazquez 26 C Pre-Arb $561,000 - - $561,000 $561,000 0.28
BenintendiAndrew Benintendi 22 OF Pre-Arb $549,000 - - $549,000 $549,000 0.27
HembreeHeath Hembree 28 RP Pre-Arb $547,000 - - $547,000 $547,000 0.27
ScottRobby Scott 27 RP Pre-Arb $537,000 - - $537,000 $537,000 0.27
TaylorBen Taylor 24 RP Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $493,987 0.24
WorkmanBrandon Workman 28 RP Arb 1 $635,000 - - $635,000 $475,390 0.24
MarreroDeven Marrero 26 SS Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $453,065 0.22
VelazquezHector Velazquez 28 P Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $400,451 0.20


2017 Disabled List

Salaries from players who have been placed on the disabled list, still counting against the payroll.

Player (8) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
PriceDavid Price (10-day) 31 SP $30,000,000 - - $30,000,000 $30,000,000 14.83
SandovalPablo Sandoval (10-day) 30 3B $17,000,000 $600,000 - $17,600,000 $17,600,000 8.70
ThornburgTyler Thornburg (60-day) 28 RP/CL $2,050,000 - - $2,050,000 $2,050,000 1.01
HoltBrock Holt (10-day) 28 LF $1,950,000 - - $1,950,000 $1,950,000 0.96
WrightSteven Wright (60-day) 32 SP $593,500 - - $593,500 $593,500 0.29
EliasRoenis Elias (10-day) 28 SP $582,500 - - $582,500 $582,500 0.29
SmithCarson Smith (60-day) 27 RP $556,750 - - $556,750 $556,750 0.28
HernandezMarco Hernandez (10-day) 24 SS $548,500 - - $548,500 $536,463 0.27


2017 Retained Salaries

Leftover salaries from players who have been traded or released, or buyouts for declined options.

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
CrawfordCarl Crawford 35 LF $857,000 - - $857,000 $857,000 0.42
GonzalezAdrian Gonzalez 35 1B $857,000 - - $857,000 $857,000 0.42
HaniganRyan Hanigan 36 C $800,000 - - $800,000 $800,000 0.40
d'ArnaudChase d'Arnaud 30 LF $68,859 - - $68,859 $68,859 0.03


2017 Deferred Salaries

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
RamirezManny Ramirez 44 LF $1,998,393 - - $1,998,393 $1,998,393


2017 Minor/In the System

Salaries from players currently in the system. denotes a buried salary that counts against the payroll.

Player (26) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
CastilloRusney Castillo 29 LF $10,500,000 $771,428 - $11,271,428 $11,271,428
CraigAllen Craig 32 RF $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000 $11,000,000
RossRobbie Ross 27 RP $1,825,000 - - $1,825,000 $1,825,000
KendrickKyle Kendrick 32 SP $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
TavarezAneury Tavarez AAA 25 OF $535,000 - - $535,000 $535,000
SelskySteve Selsky 27 OF $535,000 - - $535,000 $75,998
RamirezNoe Ramirez 27 RP $535,000 - - $535,000 $14,615
JohnsonBrian Johnson 26 SP $535,000 - - $535,000 $2,923
BogusevicBrian Bogusevic 33 RF - - - - -
BoyerBlaine Boyer 35 RP - - - - -
BrentzBryce Brentz AAA 28 RF - - - - -
CabralCesar Cabral 28 RP - - - - -
CordierErik Cordier 31 RP - - - - -
DahlstrandJacob Dahlstrand 25 P - - - - -
DominguezMatt Dominguez 27 3B - - - - -
HavilandShawn Haviland 31 P - - - - -
HernandezJorge Hernandez 26 RP - - - - -
LakeJunior Lake AAA 27 LF - - - - -
MartinKyle Martin AAA 24 P - - - - -
MenesesHeiker Meneses 25 2B - - - - -
OlmosEdgar Olmos 27 RP - - - - -
OltMike Olt 28 3B - - - - -
OwensHenry Owens AAA 24 RP - - - - -
RosarioJose Rosario 25 SS - - - - -
SwihartBlake Swihart AAA 25 C - - - - -
YslaLuis Ysla AAA 25 P - - - - -


2017 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $121,032,000
Disabled List Money $53,881,250
Retained Salary $2,582,859
Deferred Salary $1,998,393
Buried Minor Salary $26,701,428
Total Payroll $204,197,537
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $119,782,000 $1,250,000 - $121,032,000 $120,614,893
Disabled List Money $53,281,250 $600,000 - $53,881,250 $53,869,213
Retained Salary $2,582,859 - - $2,582,859 $2,582,859
Deferred Salary $1,998,393 - - $1,998,393 $1,998,393
Buried Minor Salary $25,930,000 $771,428 - $26,701,428 $25,189,964
Total Payroll $201,576,109 $2,621,428 - $204,197,537 $202,256,929