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Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox Contract Details

Red Sox Contract Details

Contract terms for all active Boston Red Sox players, including average salary, years of experience, free agency year, and contract length & value.

 

Red Sox – The Athletic

Player (35) Pos. Contract Details
SaleChris Sale SP
  • Player Opt-out available after 2022
  • Full No Trade Clause, 2020-2024
  • $50M deferred at $10M per year from 2035-2039
  • Annual Games Started Incentives
  • Annual Cy Young Escalators
    $2M for 1st place
    $1.5M for 2nd or 3rd
    $1M for 4th or 5th
    $500,000 for 6th-10th
  • 2025 Vesting Option ($5M deferred to 2040)
    vests with a Top 10 finish in 2024 Cy Young + healthy
  • 2025 Option Escalator (2023, 2024 Cy Young)
    $2.5M for 1st
    $1.5M for 2nd or 3rd
    $1M for 4th or 5th
    $500,000 for 6th-10th
  • Cy Young: $100,000 ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd)
  • MVP: $100,000 ($75,000 for 2nd, $50,000 for 3rd)
  • All Star: $50,000
  • LCS MVP: $50,000
  • WS MVP: $100,000
BogaertsXander Bogaerts SS
  • Player Opt-out available after 2022
  • 2026 Option vests with 535 plate appearances in 2025
  • Full No Trade after 7 years service time
MartinezJ.D. Martinez DH
  • Opt-out available after 2019, $2.5M buyout
  • Additional opt-out available after 2020, no buyout
  • Additional opt-out available after 2021
EovaldiNathan Eovaldi SP
 
OttavinoAdam Ottavino RP
  • Signing Bonus: $3M (due 1/1/2022, will be paid by Boston)
BarnesMatt Barnes RP
  • 2024 Club Option: $2.25M buyout (option has $2M of escalators available)
HernandezEnrique Hernandez 2B
  • $1.5M of 2021 salary deferred at $250,000 each of 2027-2032
    $1M of 2022 salary deferred at $250,000 each of 2033-2026
VazquezChristian Vazquez C
  • 2022 Club Option includes a $250,000 buyout
  • 2022 escalates to $8M with 502 plate appearances across 2020-21
RichardsGarrett Richards SP
  • 2022 club option includes a $1.5M buyout
  • 2022 base & buyout escalator:
    $500,000 if traded before the 2021 WS
    $250,000 each for 20, 25 games
    $500,000 for 30 games
PerezMartin Perez SP
  • 2022 club option includes a $500,000 buyout
  • 2021: $100,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170 Innings Pitched
  • 2021: $100,000 each for 130, 140, 150, 160, 170 Innings Pitched, $250,000 for 180
RenfroeHunter Renfroe RF
  • $25,000 each for 300,325, 350, 375 plate appearances
  • $100,000 each for 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 plate appearances
GonzalezMarwin Gonzalez 3B
  • $125,000 each for 375, 400, 425, 450, 475, 500 plate appearances
  • $200,000 each for 525, 550 plate appearances
SawamuraHirokazu Sawamura RP
  • 2023 club option includes a $600,000 buyout
    • If declined, player gains a $600,000 player option or buyout
  • 2023 option & buyout escalatte $600,000 if he's on the 2022 Opening day roster
  • 2023 Escalator
    $100,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50 appearances in either 2021 or 2022
  • Annual Bonuses
    $50,000 each for 35, 40, 45, 50, 60 appearances
AndrieseMatt Andriese RP
  • 2022 option includes a $250,000 buyout
  • $125,000 each for 120, 130, 140, 150 innings pitched
  • 2022 Escalator: $250,000 each for 120, 130, 140, 150 innings pitched in 2021
RoblesHansel Robles RP
  • $75,000 each for 20, 25 games finished
    $100,000 for 30 games finished
    $125,000 each for 35, 40 games finished
SantanaDaniel Santana OF
  • Incentives: $1M
  • Opening Day Non-Roster Bonus: $100,000
CorderoFranchy Cordero LF
  • $5,000 each for 300, 350, 400, 450, 500 plate appearances
SchwarberKyle Schwarber LF
RodriguezEduardo Rodriguez SP
DeversRafael Devers 3B
BarnesMatt Barnes RP
PlaweckiKevin Plawecki C
BrasierRyan Brasier RP
VerdugoAlex Verdugo OF
PivettaNick Pivetta SP
DavisAustin Davis RP
ArroyoChristian Arroyo SS
TaylorJosh Taylor RP
HernandezDarwinzon Hernandez RP
ValdezPhillips Valdez RP
DalbecBobby Dalbec 1B
WhitlockGarrett Whitlock RP
RiosYacksel Rios RP
DuranJarren Duran 2B
BazardoEduard Bazardo P