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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.

 

Braves – The Athletic

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 $22,409,375 $22,409,375 15.50 16,875,000
Morton Charlie Morton 37 SP Vet $15,000,000 - $15,000,000 $15,000,000 10.37 15,000,000
Smith Will Smith 31 RP/CL Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 8.99 13,333,333
Smyly Drew Smyly 32 SP Vet $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 7.61 11,000,000
Martin Chris Martin 35 RP Pre-Arb 1 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 4.84 7,000,000
Swanson Dansby Swanson 27 SS Arb 2 3 $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.15 6,000,000
Fried Max Fried 27 SP Arb 1 1 $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 2.42 3,500,000
Albies Ozzie Albies 24 2B Arb 1 3 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.07 5,000,000
Pederson Joc Pederson 29 LF Vet $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $1,935,520 1.34 1,935,520
Jackson Luke Jackson 29 RP Arb 2 $1,900,000 - $1,900,000 $1,900,000 1.31 1,900,000
Adrianza Ehire Adrianza 31 SS Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.04 1,500,000
Vogt Stephen Vogt 36 C Vet $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $1,467,726 1.02 1,467,726
Greene Shane Greene 32 RP Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,185,555 0.82 1,185,555
Heredia Guillermo Heredia 30 CF Arb 2 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.69 1,000,000
Sandoval Pablo Sandoval 34 3B Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.69 1,000,000
Tomlin Josh Tomlin 36 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.69 1,250,000
Arcia Orlando Arcia 26 SS Arb 2 1 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $978,523 0.68 978,523
Almonte Abraham Almonte 32 CF Arb 3 $990,000 - $990,000 $665,375 0.46 665,375
Matzek Tyler Matzek 30 RP Pre-Arb $600,500 - $600,500 $600,500 0.42 600,500
Riley Austin Riley 24 3B Pre-Arb 3 $590,500 - $590,500 $590,500 0.41 590,500
Toussaint Touki Toussaint 25 SP Pre-Arb 1 $590,500 - $590,500 $590,500 0.41 590,500
Newcomb Sean Newcomb 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $600,500 - $600,500 $522,936 0.36 522,936
Santana Edgar Santana 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $450,849 0.31 450,849
Smith Kevan Smith 33 C Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $417,112 0.29 417,112
Chavez Jesse Chavez 37 RP Vet $570,500 - $570,500 $309,767 0.21 309,767
Muller Kyle Muller 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $257,628 0.18 257,628


2021 Injured List

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

Player (8) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Ozuna Marcell Ozuna
(10-day, Finger)
30 LF Vet $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 11.07 16,250,000
d'Arnaud Travis d'Arnaud
(60-day, Finger)
32 C Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.53 8,000,000
Acuna Jr. Ronald Acuna Jr.
(60-day, Knee-acl)
23 RF Arb 1 3 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.46 12,500,000
Soroka Michael Soroka
(60-day, Achilles)
23 SP Arb 1 2 $2,800,000 - $2,800,000 $2,800,000 1.94 2,800,000
Dayton Grant Dayton
(60-day, Shoulder)
33 RP Arb 2 $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 0.62 900,000
Ynoa Huascar Ynoa
(60-day, Hand)
23 RP Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.40 580,500
Anderson Ian Anderson
(10-day, Shoulder)
23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $575,500 - $575,500 $575,500 0.40 575,500
Davidson Tucker Davidson
(60-day, Arm)
25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $386,442 0.27 386,442


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (3) 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
Tice Ty Tice 24 P $82,809 - $82,809 $82,809 0.06 82,809
Tice Ty Tice 24 P $70,541 - $70,541 $70,541 0.05 70,541


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (27) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Camargo Johan Camargo 27 3B 2 $1,360,000 - $1,360,000 $1,360,000 1,360,000
Minter A.J. Minter 27 RP 2 $1,300,000 - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 1,300,000
Lopez Yoan Lopez 28 RP 3 $597,800 - $597,800 $597,800 597,800
Jackson Alex Jackson 25 C 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $349,552 349,552
Pache Cristian Pache 22 CF 2 $580,500 - $580,500 $177,897 177,897
Contreras William Contreras 23 C 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $205,489 205,489
De La Cruz Jasseel De La Cruz 24 SP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
Roark Tanner Roark 34 SP $570,500 - $570,500 $9,201 9,201
Webb Jacob Webb 27 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $153,350 153,350
Wilson Bryse Wilson 23 SP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $52,139 52,139
Wright Kyle Wright 25 SP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $9,201 9,201
Inciarte Ender Inciarte 30 LF $8,000,000 $700,000 $8,700,000 $8,700,000 6,105,000
Mathis Jeff Mathis 38 C $1,800,000 - $1,800,000 $164,509 164,509
Ervin Phillip Ervin 28 CF $600,500 - $600,500 $600,500 600,500
Arano Victor Arano 26 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
Biddle Jesse Biddle 29 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $92,010 92,010
Flaa Jay Flaa 29 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $24,536 24,536
Kazmar Sean Kazmar 36 SS 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $33,737 33,737
Lucroy Jonathan Lucroy 35 C $570,500 - $570,500 $30,670 30,670
Bradford Chasen Bradford 31 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Demeritte Travis Demeritte 26 LF 2 - - -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
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 (3) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
CusickRyan Cusick 21 P - $2,700,000 $2,700,000 $2,700,000 1.87
TavarezAmbioris Tavarez 0 SS - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.04
SchwellenbachSpencer Schwellenbach 21 P - $997,500 $997,500 $997,500 0.69
Smith-ShawverAJ Smith-Shawver 18 P - $997,500 $997,500 $997,500 0.69
ShoemakerAdam Shoemaker 18 P - $477,500 $477,500 $477,500 0.33
CollinsTyler Collins 18 OF - $447,500 $447,500 $447,500 0.31
ConleyCal Conley 21 SS - $422,500 $422,500 $422,500 0.29
MalloyJustyn-Henry Malloy 21 3B - $297,500 $297,500 $297,500 0.21
WaddellLuke Waddell 22 SS - $247,500 $247,500 $247,500 0.17
AnglinKris Anglin 19 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.09
HoffmanAndrew Hoffman 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.09
RobinsonChristian Robinson 21 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.09
TolveTyler Tolve 20 C - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.09
ZebrowskiAdam Zebrowski 20 C - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.09
DoddDylan Dodd 23 P - $122,500 $122,500 $122,500 0.08
StricklandSamuel Strickland 22 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.07
SmithAustin Smith 22 P - $80,000 $80,000 $80,000 0.06
DurbinCaleb Durbin 21 SS - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.03
SpainDylan Spain 23 P - $17,500 $17,500 $17,500 0.01
McGillLiam McGill 23 C - $7,500 $7,500 $7,500 0.01


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $104,054,000 $359,375 $50,000 $104,463,375 $97,281,866
Injured Reserve Money $34,426,500 - - $34,426,500 $34,242,442
Retained Salary $395,285 - - $395,285 $395,285
Buried Minor Salary $19,896,500 $700,000 - $20,596,500 $12,674,559
Total Payroll $158,772,285 $1,059,375 $50,000 $159,881,660 $144,594,152

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $147,395,910
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $165,395,910
Comp. Balance Tax Space $44,604,090