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Boston Red Sox 2019 Payroll

An updated look at the Boston Red Sox 2019 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (25) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Price David Price 33 SP Vet $31,000,000 - $31,000,000 $31,000,000 13.68 31,000,000
Martinez J.D. Martinez 31 DH Vet $23,750,000 - $23,750,000 $23,750,000 10.48 22,000,000
Porcello Rick Porcello 30 SP Vet $21,000,000 $125,000 $21,125,000 $21,125,000 9.32 20,625,000
Betts Mookie Betts 26 RF Arb 2 2 $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 8.83 20,000,000
Sale Chris Sale 30 SP Vet $15,000,000 - $15,000,000 $15,000,000 6.62 15,000,000
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 26 SS Arb 3 3 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 5.30 20,000,000
Bradley Jr. Jackie Bradley Jr. 29 CF Arb 3 1 $8,550,000 - $8,550,000 $8,550,000 3.77 8,550,000
Nunez Eduardo Nunez 32 3B Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.21 5,000,000
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez 26 SP Arb 2 2 $4,300,000 - $4,300,000 $4,300,000 1.90 4,300,000
Holt Brock Holt 31 2B Arb 3 1 $3,575,000 - $3,575,000 $3,575,000 1.58 3,575,000
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 28 C Arb 2 $2,850,000 - $2,850,000 $2,850,000 1.26 4,516,667
Leon Sandy Leon 30 C Arb 3 $2,475,000 - $2,475,000 $2,222,102 0.98 2,222,102
Barnes Matt Barnes 29 RP/CL Arb 1 2 $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 0.71 1,600,000
Workman Brandon Workman 30 RP Arb 2 $1,150,000 - $1,150,000 $1,150,000 0.51 1,150,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 24 LF Pre-Arb 3 $717,500 - $717,500 $717,500 0.32 717,500
Devers Rafael Devers 22 3B Pre-Arb 3 $614,500 - $614,500 $614,500 0.27 614,500
Johnson Brian Johnson 28 RP Pre-Arb $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.25 575,000
Brewer Colten Brewer 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $557,000 - $557,000 $548,085 0.24 548,085
Walden Marcus Walden 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $519,216 0.23 519,216
Chavis Michael Chavis 23 3B Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $489,376 0.22 489,376
Hernandez Marco Hernandez 26 3B Pre-Arb 2 $564,000 - $564,000 $430,544 0.19 430,544
Smith Josh Smith 31 SP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $399,856 0.18 399,856
Shawaryn Michael Shawaryn 24 P Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $367,032 0.16 367,032
Taylor Josh Taylor 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $358,080 0.16 358,080
Lakins Travis Lakins 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $355,096 0.16 355,096


2019 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 % Tax Payroll
Eovaldi Nathan Eovaldi (10-day) 29 SP Vet $17,000,000 - $17,000,000 $17,000,000 7.50 17,000,000
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia (60-day) 35 2B Vet $15,000,000 $125,000 $15,125,000 $15,125,000 6.67 13,750,000
Moreland Mitch Moreland (10-day) 33 1B Vet $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 2.87 6,500,000
Pearce Steven Pearce (10-day) 36 1B Vet $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $6,250,000 2.76 6,250,000
Thornburg Tyler Thornburg (10-day) 30 RP Arb 3 $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 0.77 1,750,000
Hembree Heath Hembree (10-day) 30 RP Arb 1 $1,312,500 - $1,312,500 $1,312,500 0.58 1,312,500
Velazquez Hector Velazquez (10-day) 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 $568,500 - $568,500 $568,500 0.25 568,500
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin (10-day) 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $498,328 0.22 498,328


2019 Reserve/Suspended

Salaries from players who have been suspended, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Wright Steven Wright 34 RP Arb 2 $1,375,000 - $1,375,000 $783,602 0.35 1,375,000


2019 Suspended/Restricted

Salaries from players who have been suspended/restricted, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Brasier Ryan Brasier 31 RP/CL Pre-Arb 2 $577,500 - $577,500 $577,500 0.25 577,500


2019 Retained Salaries

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Sandoval Pablo Sandoval 32 3B $19,000,000 - $19,000,000 $18,445,000 8.14 18,445,000
Swihart Blake Swihart 27 C $92,948 - $92,948 $92,948 0.04 92,948


2019 Deferred Salaries

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Ramirez Manny Ramirez 47 LF $2,008,397 - $2,008,397 $2,008,397


2019 Minor/In the System

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

Player (30) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Castillo Rusney Castillo 32 LF 1 $11,000,000 $771,428 $11,771,428 $11,771,428 10,357,143
Hernandez Gorkys Hernandez AAA 31 LF $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1,000,000
Mejia Jenrry Mejia AAA 29 RP $625,000 - $625,000 $625,000 625,000
Curletta Joey Curletta AAA 25 1B $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Reyes Denyi Reyes AA 22 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Weber Ryan Weber 28 RP 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $95,488 95,488
Travis Sam Travis 25 1B 1 $558,500 - $558,500 $63,063 63,063
Poyner Bobby Poyner 26 RP 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $17,904 17,904
Hernandez Darwinzon Hernandez 22 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $8,952 8,952
Hernandez Oscar Hernandez 25 C 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $8,952 8,952
Ramirez Erasmo Ramirez 29 RP $555,000 - $555,000 $8,952 8,952
Bleich Jeremy Bleich 22 RP - - -0 -0 0
Brentz Bryce Brentz AAA 30 RF - - -0 -0 0
Centeno Juan Centeno AAA 29 C - - -0 -0 0
Ellington Brian Ellington 28 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Gomez Anyelo Gomez AAA 26 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Gorst Matthew Gorst AAA 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Kelley Trevor Kelley AAA 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Lenik Kevin Lenik AAA 27 P - - -0 -0 0
Maddox Austin Maddox AAA 28 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Miller Mike Miller 29 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Ockimey Josh Ockimey AAA 23 1B - - -0 -0 0
Putnam Zach Putnam AAA 31 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Renda Tony Renda AAA 28 2B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Runzler Dan Runzler 34 RP - - -0 -0 0
Schwaab Andrew Schwaab AAA 26 P - - -0 -0 0
Smith Carson Smith AAA 29 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Sturgeon Cole Sturgeon AAA 27 RF - - -0 -0 0
Tapia Domingo Tapia AAA 27 P - - -0 -0 0
Weems Jordan Weems AAA 26 P - - -0 -0 0


2019 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
ZeferjahnRyan Zeferjahn 21 P - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.22
GroshansJaxx Groshans 20 C - $304,200 $304,200 $304,200 0.13
PaulinoLeon Paulino 18 CF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.06


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $157,496,387
Injured Reserve Money $49,004,328
Reserve/Suspended Money $783,602
Retained Salary $18,537,948
Deferred Salary $2,008,397
Buried Minor Salary $203,311
Total Payroll $226,603,076
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $158,608,000 $125,000 - $158,733,000 $157,496,387
Injured Reserve Money $48,936,000 $125,000 - $49,061,000 $49,004,328
Reserve/Suspended Money $1,375,000 - - $1,375,000 $783,602
Suspended/Restricted Money $577,500 - - $577,500 $577,500
Retained Salary $19,092,948 - - $19,092,948 $18,537,948
Deferred Salary $2,008,397 - - $2,008,397 $2,008,397
Buried Minor Salary $3,333,500 - - $3,333,500 $203,311
Total Payroll $231,922,948 $250,000 - $232,172,948 $226,603,076

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $217,833,641
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $232,333,641
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-26,333,641
Est. Tax Bill (30%, Surcharge 12%) $8,660,129
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $240,993,770