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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 (25) 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 15.58 16,875,000
Ozuna Marcell Ozuna 30 LF Vet $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 11.15 16,250,000
Morton Charlie Morton 37 SP Vet $15,000,000 - $15,000,000 $15,000,000 10.45 15,000,000
Smith Will Smith 31 RP/CL Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 9.06 13,333,333
Smyly Drew Smyly 32 SP Vet $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 7.66 11,000,000
Swanson Dansby Swanson 27 SS Arb 2 3 $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.18 6,000,000
Acuna Ronald Acuna 23 RF Arb 1 3 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.48 12,500,000
Fried Max Fried 27 SP Arb 1 1 $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 2.44 3,500,000
Albies Ozzie Albies 24 2B Arb 1 3 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.09 5,000,000
Jackson Luke Jackson 29 RP Arb 2 $1,900,000 - $1,900,000 $1,900,000 1.32 1,900,000
Adrianza Ehire Adrianza 31 SS Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.05 1,500,000
Mathis Jeff Mathis 38 C Vet $1,800,000 - $1,800,000 $1,490,258 1.04 1,490,258
Camargo Johan Camargo 27 3B Arb 1 2 $1,360,000 - $1,360,000 $1,360,000 0.95 1,360,000
Minter A.J. Minter 27 RP Arb 1 2 $1,300,000 - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 0.91 1,300,000
Sandoval Pablo Sandoval 34 3B Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.70 1,000,000
Tomlin Josh Tomlin 36 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.70 1,250,000
Dayton Grant Dayton 33 RP Arb 2 $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 0.63 900,000
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
Ynoa Huascar Ynoa 23 RP Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.40 580,500
Anderson Ian Anderson 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $575,500 - $575,500 $575,500 0.40 575,500
Pache Cristian Pache 22 CF Pre-Arb 2 $580,500 - $580,500 $558,659 0.39 558,659
Webb Jacob Webb 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $542,859 0.38 542,859
Biddle Jesse Biddle 29 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $518,323 0.36 518,323
Contreras William Contreras 23 C Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $475,385 0.33 475,385


2021 Injured List

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

Player (7) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Inciarte Ender Inciarte
(10-day, Hamstring)
30 LF Vet $8,000,000 $700,000 $8,700,000 $8,700,000 6.06 6,105,000
d'Arnaud Travis d'Arnaud
(60-day, Finger)
32 C Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.57 8,000,000
Martin Chris Martin
(10-day, Shoulder)
35 RP Pre-Arb 1 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 4.88 7,000,000
Soroka Michael Soroka
(60-day, Achilles)
23 SP Arb 1 2 $2,800,000 - $2,800,000 $2,800,000 1.95 2,800,000
Heredia Guillermo Heredia
(10-day, Hamstring)
30 CF Arb 2 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.70 1,000,000
Toussaint Touki Toussaint
(60-day, Shoulder)
25 SP Pre-Arb 1 $590,500 - $590,500 $590,500 0.41 590,500
Jackson Alex Jackson
(10-day, Hamstring)
25 C Pre-Arb 1 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.40 580,500


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 (24) 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
Greene Shane Greene 32 RP $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,185,555 1,185,555
Newcomb Sean Newcomb 28 RP 1 $600,500 - $600,500 $112,980 112,980
Arano Victor Arano 26 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
Davidson Tucker Davidson 25 SP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
De La Cruz Jasseel De La Cruz 24 SP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
Kazmar Sean Kazmar 36 SS 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $33,737 33,737
Santana Edgar Santana 29 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $24,536 24,536
Wilson Bryse Wilson 23 SP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $39,871 39,871
Wright Kyle Wright 25 SP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Muller Kyle Muller 23 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Flowers Tyler Flowers 35 C $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1,500,000
Almonte Abraham Almonte 32 CF $990,000 - $990,000 $990,000 990,000
Ervin Phillip Ervin 28 CF $600,500 - $600,500 $600,500 600,500
Edwards C.J. Edwards 29 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
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
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 (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 1.05


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $109,899,000 $359,375 - $110,258,375 $109,751,859
Injured Reserve Money $27,971,000 $700,000 - $28,671,000 $28,671,000
Retained Salary $241,935 - - $241,935 $241,935
Buried Minor Salary $8,664,500 - - $8,664,500 $3,356,697
Total Payroll $146,776,435 $1,059,375 - $147,835,810 $142,021,491

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $144,339,967
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $162,339,967
Comp. Balance Tax Space $47,660,033