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Atlanta Braves 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Atlanta Braves 2020 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Braves – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (28) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Melancon Mark Melancon 35 RP/CL Vet $14,000,000 $5,000,000 $19,000,000 $10,185,185 16.16 15,500,000
Freeman Freddie Freeman 30 1B Vet $22,000,000 $359,375 $22,359,375 $8,507,523 13.50 16,875,000
Hamels Cole Hamels 36 SP Vet $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $6,666,667 10.58 18,000,000
Ozuna Marcell Ozuna 29 LF Vet $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $6,666,667 10.58 18,000,000
Smith Will Smith 30 RP Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $4,814,815 7.64 13,333,333
d'Arnaud Travis d'Arnaud 31 C Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $2,962,963 4.70 8,000,000
Inciarte Ender Inciarte 29 CF Arb 4 $7,000,000 $700,000 $7,700,000 $2,592,593 4.11 6,105,000
Martin Chris Martin 34 RP Pre-Arb 1 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $2,592,593 4.11 7,000,000
Greene Shane Greene 31 RP Arb 3 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $2,314,815 3.67 6,250,000
Flowers Tyler Flowers 34 C Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $1,481,481 2.35 4,000,000
Markakis Nick Markakis 36 RF Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $1,481,481 2.35 4,000,000
Duvall Adam Duvall 31 RF Arb 2 $3,250,000 - $3,250,000 $1,203,704 1.91 3,250,000
Swanson Dansby Swanson 26 SS Arb 1 3 $3,150,000 - $3,150,000 $1,166,667 1.85 3,150,000
O'Day Darren O'Day 37 RP Vet $2,250,000 - $2,250,000 $833,333 1.32 2,750,000
Jackson Luke Jackson 28 RP Arb 1 $1,825,000 - $1,825,000 $675,926 1.07 1,825,000
Acuna Ronald Acuna 22 RF Pre-Arb 3 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $370,370 0.59 12,500,000
Albies Ozzie Albies 23 2B Pre-Arb 3 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $370,370 0.59 5,000,000
Hechavarria Adeiny Hechavarria 31 SS Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $370,370 0.59 1,000,000
Tomlin Josh Tomlin 35 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $370,370 0.59 1,000,000
Dayton Grant Dayton 32 RP Arb 1 $655,000 - $655,000 $242,593 0.38 655,000
Fried Max Fried 26 SP Pre-Arb 1 $583,500 - $583,500 $216,111 0.34 583,500
Minter A.J. Minter 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $575,000 - $575,000 $212,963 0.34 575,000
Riley Austin Riley 23 3B Pre-Arb 3 $568,500 - $568,500 $210,556 0.33 568,500
Matzek Tyler Matzek 29 RP Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.33 563,500
Ynoa Huascar Ynoa 22 SP Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $158,865 0.25 563,500
Wright Kyle Wright 24 SP Pre-Arb 2 $573,500 - $573,500 $152,160 0.24 573,500
Anderson Ian Anderson 22 SP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $105,910 0.17 563,500
Webb Jacob Webb 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $62,300 0.10 563,500


2020 Injured List

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Soroka Michael Soroka
(60-day, Knee-acl)
22 SP Pre-Arb 2 $583,500 - $583,500 $216,111 0.34 583,500
Walker Jeremy Walker
(60-day, Shoulder)
25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $573,500 - $573,500 $212,407 0.34 573,500
Milone Tom Milone
(10-day, Elbow)
33 SP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $160,312 0.25 1,000,000


2020 Reserve/Exempt

Salaries from players who are exempt, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Hernandez Felix Hernandez 34 SP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.59 1,000,000


2020 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 Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Erlin Robbie Erlin 29 RP $290,220 - $290,220 $290,220 0.46 290,220
Adams Matt Adams 31 1B $210,064 - $210,064 $210,064 0.33 210,064


2020 Player Pool

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

Player (32) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Camargo Johan Camargo 26 3B 2 $1,700,000 - $1,700,000 $629,630 1,700,000
Newcomb Sean Newcomb 27 SP 2 $593,500 - $593,500 $65,620 593,500
Sobotka Chad Sobotka 26 RP 2 $575,000 - $575,000 $25,432 575,000
Wilson Bryse Wilson 22 RP 2 $575,000 - $575,000 $60,401 575,000
Contreras William Contreras 22 C 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $21,805 563,500
De La Cruz Jasseel De La Cruz 23 P 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $3,115 563,500
Jackson Alex Jackson 24 C 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $46,725 563,500
Pache Cristian Pache 21 OF 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $21,805 563,500
Toussaint Touki Toussaint 24 SP 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $105,910 563,500
Weigel Patrick Weigel 25 SP 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $3,115 563,500
Davidson Tucker Davidson AAA 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Foltynewicz Mike Foltynewicz 28 SP $6,425,000 - $6,425,000 $2,379,630 6,425,000
Chacin Jhoulys Chacin 32 RP $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 $88,450 1,600,000
Culberson Charlie Culberson 31 2B $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $259,816 1,000,000
Solarte Yangervis Solarte AAA 32 3B $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0
Schebler Scott Schebler 29 CF $633,500 - $633,500 $31,518 633,500
Rusin Chris Rusin 33 RP $575,000 - $575,000 $9,537 575,000
Ball Bryce Ball 21 1B - - -0 -0 0
Brown Logan Brown 23 C - - -0 -0 0
Kozma Pete Kozma 32 SS - - -0 -0 0
Langeliers Shea Langeliers 22 C - - -0 -0 0
Morales Jonathan Morales 25 C - - -0 -0 0
Muller Kyle Muller 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Nunn Chris Nunn AAA 29 RP - - -0 -0 0
Ortega Rafael Ortega AAA 29 LF - - -0 -0 0
Pfeifer Philip Pfeifer AAA 27 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Robinson Shane Robinson AAA 35 CF - - -0 -0 0
Sandoval Pablo Sandoval 33 3B - - -0 -0 0
Shewmake Braden Shewmake 22 SS - - -0 -0 0
Shuster Jared Shuster 21 P - - -0 -0 0
Waters Drew Waters 21 OF - - -0 -0 0
Woods William Woods 21 P - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
ShusterJared Shuster 21 P - $2,197,500 $2,197,500 $2,197,500 3.49
ElderBryce Elder 21 P - $850,000 $850,000 $850,000 1.35
Franklin VJesse Franklin V 21 OF - $497,500 $497,500 $497,500 0.79
StriderSpencer Strider 21 P - $451,800 $451,800 $451,800 0.72


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $140,934,500 $6,059,375 - $146,993,875 $57,198,055
Injured Reserve Money $2,157,000 - - $2,157,000 $588,830
Reserve/Exempt Money $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Retained Salary $500,284 - - $500,284 $500,284
Buried Minor Salary $17,058,000 - - $17,058,000 $3,752,509
Total Payroll $161,649,784 $6,059,375 - $167,709,159 $63,039,678

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $172,463,117
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $189,963,117
Comp. Balance Tax Space $18,036,883