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Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves 2021 Payroll

Braves 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Atlanta Braves 2021 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

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Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Freeman Freddie Freeman 31 1B Vet $22,000,000 $359,375 $22,359,375 $22,359,375 15.94 16,875,000
Ozuna Marcell Ozuna 30 LF Vet $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 11.41 16,250,000
Morton Charlie Morton 37 SP Vet $15,000,000 - $15,000,000 $15,000,000 10.70 15,000,000
Smith Will Smith 31 RP/CL Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 9.27 13,333,333
Smyly Drew Smyly 32 SP Vet $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 7.84 11,000,000
Inciarte Ender Inciarte 30 LF Vet $8,000,000 $700,000 $8,700,000 $8,700,000 6.20 6,105,000
d'Arnaud Travis d'Arnaud 32 C Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.70 8,000,000
Swanson Dansby Swanson 27 SS Arb 2 3 $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.28 6,000,000
Acuna Ronald Acuna 23 RF Arb 1 3 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.57 12,500,000
Fried Max Fried 27 SP Arb 1 1 $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 2.50 3,500,000
Albies Ozzie Albies 24 2B Arb 1 3 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.14 5,000,000
Jackson Luke Jackson 29 RP Arb 2 $1,900,000 - $1,900,000 $1,900,000 1.35 1,900,000
Adrianza Ehire Adrianza 31 SS Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.07 1,500,000
Jones Nate Jones 35 RP Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.07 1,500,000
Minter A.J. Minter 27 RP Arb 1 2 $1,300,000 - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 0.93 1,300,000
Heredia Guillermo Heredia 30 CF Arb 2 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.71 1,000,000
Sandoval Pablo Sandoval 34 3B Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.71 1,000,000
Tomlin Josh Tomlin 36 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.71 1,250,000
Dayton Grant Dayton 33 RP Arb 2 $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 0.64 900,000
Matzek Tyler Matzek 30 RP Pre-Arb $600,500 - $600,500 $600,500 0.43 600,500
Newcomb Sean Newcomb 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $600,500 - $600,500 $600,500 0.43 600,500
Riley Austin Riley 24 3B Pre-Arb 3 $590,500 - $590,500 $590,500 0.42 590,500
Jackson Alex Jackson 25 C Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.41 580,500
Ynoa Huascar Ynoa 23 RP Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.41 580,500
Anderson Ian Anderson 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $575,500 - $575,500 $575,500 0.41 575,500
Webb Jacob Webb 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $542,859 0.39 542,859


2021 Injured List

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

Player (4) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Martin Chris Martin
(10-day, Shoulder)
35 RP Pre-Arb 1 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 4.99 7,000,000
Soroka Michael Soroka
23 SP Arb 1 2 $2,800,000 - $2,800,000 $2,800,000 2.00 2,800,000
Toussaint Touki Toussaint
(60-day, Shoulder)
25 SP Pre-Arb 1 $590,500 - $590,500 $590,500 0.42 590,500
Pache Cristian Pache
(10-day, Groin)
22 CF Pre-Arb 2 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.41 580,500


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Lamb Jake Lamb 30 1B $241,935 - $241,935 $241,935 0.17 241,935


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (23) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Arcia Orlando Arcia 26 SS 1 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $1,935,482 2,000,000
Camargo Johan Camargo 27 3B 2 $1,360,000 - $1,360,000 $1,360,000 1,360,000
Almonte Abraham Almonte 32 CF $990,000 - $990,000 $990,000 0
Arano Victor Arano 26 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Contreras William Contreras 23 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Davidson Tucker Davidson 25 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
De La Cruz Jasseel De La Cruz 24 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Muller Kyle Muller 23 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Santana Edgar Santana 29 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Wilson Bryse Wilson 23 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Wright Kyle Wright 25 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Ervin Phillip Ervin 28 CF $600,500 - $600,500 $600,500 600,500
Bradford Chasen Bradford 31 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Creasy Jason Creasy 29 RP - - -0 -0 0
Demeritte Travis Demeritte 26 LF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Edwards C.J. Edwards 29 RP - - -0 -0 0
Goins Ryan Goins 33 2B - - -0 -0 0
Gonzalez Derian Gonzalez 26 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Gore Terrance Gore 30 CF - - -0 -0 0
Horacek Mitch Horacek 29 P - - -0 -0 0
Kazmar Sean Kazmar 36 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Kipnis Jason Kipnis 34 2B - - -0 -0 0
Snider Travis Snider 33 RF - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
TavarezAmbioris Tavarez 0 SS - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.07


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $124,698,500 $1,059,375 - $125,757,875 $125,730,234
Injured Reserve Money $10,971,000 - - $10,971,000 $10,971,000
Retained Salary $241,935 - - $241,935 $241,935
Buried Minor Salary $3,360,000 - - $3,360,000 $3,295,482
Total Payroll $139,271,435 $1,059,375 - $140,330,810 $140,238,651

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $142,557,127
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $160,557,127
Comp. Balance Tax Space $49,442,873