Boston Red Sox 2025 Financial Summary

A current summary of Boston Red Sox 2025 player cap & cash figures.

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Total Payroll

$107,594,847 / 16th

Adjusted Payroll Total

$107,594,847

Tax Space

$103,983,148

Cash Total

$104,698,712 / 14th

2025 Active Roster

Pre-Arbitration
Arbitration
Player Option
Opt-Out
Club Option
Mutual Option
Vested Option
Estimate
Player (9) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Devers
1
Rafael Devers
3B 28 $29,318,181 $29,152,686 12.10% $25,000,000 2034
Story
2
Trevor Story
SS 32 $22,500,000 $23,333,333 9.68% $22,500,000 2029
Giolito
3
Lucas Giolito
SP 30 $19,000,000 $19,250,000 7.99% $19,000,000 2027
Yoshida
4
Masataka Yoshida
DH 31 $18,600,000 $18,000,000 7.47% $18,000,000 2028
Hendriks
5
Liam Hendriks
RP 36 $6,000,000 $5,000,000 2.07% $6,000,000 2027
Whitlock
6
Garrett Whitlock
SP 29 $5,500,000 $4,687,500 1.95% $5,250,000 2029
Bello
7
Brayan Bello
SP 26 $2,666,666 $9,166,667 3.80% $2,500,000 2031
Refsnyder
8
Rob Refsnyder
RF 34 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 - $150,000 2026
Rafaela
9
Ceddanne Rafaela
CF 24 $1,250,000 $6,250,000 2.59% $1,000,000 2033

2025 Retained

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

Player (1) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT   Free Agent Year
Hosmer
1
Eric Hosmer
1B 35 $760,000 $760,000 0.32%

2025 Deferred

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (2) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Pedroia
1
Dustin Pedroia
2B 41 $2,500,000 $2,250,000 - $2,500,000
Ramirez
2
Manny Ramirez
LF 53 $2,038,712 $2,006,024 - $2,038,712

2025 Payroll Totals

Payroll Summary
Active Roster $106,834,847 15th
Retained $760,000 6th
Total Payroll Allocations $107,594,847 16th
Total Adjusted Payroll Allocations $107,594,847 16th

2025 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Tax Summary
Tax figures based on payroll data only. Outside revenue sources will be adjusted when available after the regular season.
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $241,000,000
Est. Guaranteed Contracts $114,840,186 11th
Est. Injured Contracts $0 -
Est. Retained Contracts $760,000 -
Est. Player Benefits $17,500,000 -
Est. Minor League Contracts $2,250,000 -
Est. Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666 -
Est. Actual Tax Payroll $137,016,852 -
Est. Competitive Balance Tax Space $103,983,148 19th
     
Est. Projected Competitive Balance Tax Space (Active + Est. Arb + Est. Pre-Arb) $103,983,148 -

TRANSACTIONS

Jul 12, 2024
Trey Wingenter, RP

Optioned to the Minors by Boston (BOS)

Jul 09, 2024
Trey Wingenter, RP

Contract purchased by Boston (BOS)

Jul 09, 2024
Jamie Westbrook, LF

Recalled from the Minors by Boston (BOS)

Jul 09, 2024
Enmanuel Valdez, 2B

Optioned to the Minors by Boston (BOS)

Jul 09, 2024
Naoyuki Uwasawa, P

Designated for Assignment by Boston (BOS)

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