Boston Red Sox 2018 Payroll

An updated look at the Boston Red Sox 2018 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (40) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Price David Price 32 SP Vet $30,000,000 - - $30,000,000 $30,000,000 15.70
Ramirez Hanley Ramirez 34 DH Vet $22,000,000 $750,000 - $22,750,000 $22,750,000 11.91
Porcello Rick Porcello 29 SP Vet $21,000,000 $125,000 - $21,125,000 $21,125,000 11.06
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 34 2B Vet $16,000,000 $125,000 - $16,125,000 $16,125,000 8.44
Kimbrel Craig Kimbrel 29 RP/CL Vet $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 6.80
Sale Chris Sale 28 SP Vet $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000 $12,500,000 6.54
Pomeranz Drew Pomeranz 29 SP Arb 3 $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 4.45
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 25 SS Arb 2 $7,050,000 - - $7,050,000 $7,050,000 3.69
Moreland Mitch Moreland 32 1B Vet $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.40
Bradley Jackie Bradley 27 CF Arb 2 $6,100,000 - - $6,100,000 $6,100,000 3.19
Kelly Joe Kelly 29 RP Arb 3 $3,825,000 - - $3,825,000 $3,825,000 2.00
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez 24 SP Arb 1 $2,375,000 - - $2,375,000 $2,375,000 1.24
Holt Brock Holt 29 2B Arb 2 $2,225,000 - - $2,225,000 $2,225,000 1.16
Thornburg Tyler Thornburg 29 RP/CL Arb 2 $2,050,000 - - $2,050,000 $2,050,000 1.07
Leon Sandy Leon 28 C Arb 2 $1,950,000 - - $1,950,000 $1,950,000 1.02
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 27 C Arb 1 $1,425,000 - - $1,425,000 $1,425,000 0.75
Wright Steven Wright 33 SP Arb 1 $1,100,000 - - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.58
Smith Carson Smith 28 RP Arb 1 $850,000 - - $850,000 $850,000 0.44
Workman Brandon Workman 29 RP Arb 2 $835,000 - - $835,000 $835,000 0.44
Barnes Matt Barnes 27 RP Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Beeks Jalen Beeks 24 SP Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 23 OF Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Betts Mookie Betts 25 RF Arb 1 - - - - - 0.00
Brentz Bryce Brentz 29 RF Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Buttrey Ty Buttrey 24 SP Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Devers Rafael Devers 21 3B Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Elias Roenis Elias 29 RP Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Hembree Heath Hembree 29 RP Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Hernandez Marco Hernandez 25 SS Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Jerez Williams Jerez 25 RP Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Johnson Brian Johnson 27 SP Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin 23 SS Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Maddox Austin Maddox 26 P Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Marrero Deven Marrero 27 SS Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Scott Robby Scott 28 RP Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Shepherd Chandler Shepherd 25 SP Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Swihart Blake Swihart 25 C Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Taylor Ben Taylor 25 RP Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Travis Sam Travis 24 1B Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00
Velazquez Hector Velazquez 29 P Pre-Arb - - - - - 0.00


2018 Retained Salaries

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
SandovalPablo Sandoval 31 3B $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000 $18,000,000 9.42
CraigAllen Craig 33 RF $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.52


2018 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 45 LF $2,003,389 - - $2,003,389 $2,003,389


2018 Minor/In the System

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

Player (10) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
CastilloRusney Castillo 30 LF $11,000,000 $771,428 - $11,771,428 $11,771,428
BarfieldJeremy Barfield 29 OF - - - - -
ButlerDan Butler 31 C - - - - -
CuevasWilliam Cuevas 27 RP - - - - -
DeJesusIvan DeJesus 30 SS - - - - -
HernandezOscar Hernandez 24 C - - - - -
OltMike Olt 29 3B - - - - -
QuirozEsteban Quiroz 25 2B - - - - -
TavarezAneury Tavarez 25 OF - - - - -
WaldenMarcus Walden 29 RP - - - - -


2018 Cap Totals

 
Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $160,285,000
Retained Salary $19,000,000
Deferred Salary $2,003,389
Buried Minor Salary $11,771,428
Total Payroll $191,056,428
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $159,285,000 $1,000,000 - $160,285,000 $160,285,000
Retained Salary $19,000,000 - - $19,000,000 $19,000,000
Deferred Salary $2,003,389 - - $2,003,389 $2,003,389
Buried Minor Salary $11,000,000 $771,428 - $11,771,428 $11,771,428
Total Payroll $189,285,000 $1,771,428 - $191,056,428 $191,056,428