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 (25) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options 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 12.81
Martinez J.D. Martinez 30 DH Vet $23,750,000 - - $23,750,000 $23,750,000 10.14
Porcello Rick Porcello 29 SP Vet $21,000,000 $125,000 - $21,125,000 $21,125,000 9.02
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 34 2B Vet $16,000,000 $125,000 - $16,125,000 $16,125,000 6.88
Kimbrel Craig Kimbrel 29 RP/CL Vet $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 5.55
Sale Chris Sale 29 SP Vet $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000 $12,500,000 5.34
Betts Mookie Betts 25 RF Arb 1 2 $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 4.48
Pomeranz Drew Pomeranz 29 SP Arb 3 $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 3.63
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 25 SS Arb 2 3 $7,050,000 - - $7,050,000 $7,050,000 3.01
Moreland Mitch Moreland 32 1B Vet $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 2.78
Bradley Jackie Bradley 28 CF Arb 2 1 $6,100,000 - - $6,100,000 $6,100,000 2.60
Nunez Eduardo Nunez 30 SS Vet $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 1.71
Kelly Joe Kelly 29 RP Arb 3 $3,825,000 - - $3,825,000 $3,825,000 1.63
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez 25 SP Arb 1 2 $2,375,000 - - $2,375,000 $2,375,000 1.01
Holt Brock Holt 29 2B Arb 2 1 $2,225,000 - - $2,225,000 $2,225,000 0.95
Leon Sandy Leon 29 C Arb 2 $1,950,000 - - $1,950,000 $1,950,000 0.83
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 27 C Arb 1 $1,425,000 - - $1,425,000 $1,425,000 0.61
Wright Steven Wright 33 SP Arb 1 $1,100,000 - - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.47
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 23 OF Pre-Arb 3 $620,500 - - $620,500 $620,500 0.26
Barnes Matt Barnes 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $605,000 - - $605,000 $605,000 0.26
Hembree Heath Hembree 29 RP Pre-Arb $581,500 - - $581,500 $581,500 0.25
Devers Rafael Devers 21 3B Pre-Arb 3 $564,500 - - $564,500 $564,500 0.24
Swihart Blake Swihart 26 C Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $563,500 0.24
Johnson Brian Johnson 27 SP Pre-Arb $548,000 - - $548,000 $548,000 0.23
Velazquez Hector Velazquez 29 P Pre-Arb 2 $547,000 - - $547,000 $547,000 0.23


2018 Disabled List

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

Player (4) Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
ThornburgTyler Thornburg (10-day) 29 RP $2,050,000 - - $2,050,000 $2,050,000 0.88
SmithCarson Smith (10-day) 28 RP 3 $850,000 - - $850,000 $850,000 0.36
HernandezMarco Hernandez (10-day) 25 SS 2 $554,000 - - $554,000 $554,000 0.24
MaddoxAustin Maddox (10-day) 27 RP 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000 0.23


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 $18,455,000 - - $18,455,000 $18,455,000 7.88
CraigAllen Craig 33 RF $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.43


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 (26) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
RamirezHanley Ramirez 34 DH $22,000,000 $750,000 - $22,750,000 $22,750,000
CastilloRusney Castillo 30 LF 1 $11,000,000 $771,428 - $11,771,428 $11,771,428
WorkmanBrandon Workman 29 RP 1 $835,000 - - $835,000 $835,000
EliasRoenis Elias 29 RP $598,000 - - $598,000 $598,000
HaleyJustin Haley 26 RP 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000
TravisSam Travis 24 1B 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000
LinTzu-Wei Lin 24 SS 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $84,970
WaldenMarcus Walden 29 RP 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $61,530
PoynerBobby Poyner 25 RP 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $32,230
BarfieldJeremy Barfield 29 OF - - - - -
BeeksJalen Beeks 24 SP 3 - - - - -
ButlerDan Butler 31 C - - - - -
ButtreyTy Buttrey 25 SP 3 - - - - -
CuevasWilliam Cuevas 27 RP 2 - - - - -
DeJesusIvan DeJesus 31 SS - - - - -
FloresRamon Flores 26 CF - - - - -
HernandezOscar Hernandez 24 C 2 - - - - -
JerezWilliams Jerez 26 RP 2 - - - - -
OhlmanMichael Ohlman 27 C - - - - -
OltMike Olt 29 3B - - - - -
QuirozEsteban Quiroz 26 2B - - - - -
RendaTony Renda 27 2B - - - - -
ScottRobby Scott 28 RP 2 - - - - -
ShepherdChandler Shepherd 25 SP 3 - - - - -
SmithJosh Smith 30 RP - - - - -
TavarezAneury Tavarez 26 OF - - - - -


2018 Cap Totals

 
Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $176,080,000
Disabled List Money $3,999,000
Retained Salary $19,455,000
Deferred Salary $2,003,389
Buried Minor Salary $34,700,158
Total Payroll $234,234,158
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $175,830,000 $250,000 - $176,080,000 $176,080,000
Disabled List Money $3,999,000 - - $3,999,000 $3,999,000
Retained Salary $19,455,000 - - $19,455,000 $19,455,000
Deferred Salary $2,003,389 - - $2,003,389 $2,003,389
Buried Minor Salary $34,635,000 $1,521,428 - $36,156,428 $34,700,158
Total Payroll $233,919,000 $1,771,428 - $235,690,428 $234,234,158