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Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox 2021 Payroll

Red Sox 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Boston Red Sox 2021 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Red Sox – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (27) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Sale Chris Sale 32 SP Vet $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $20,000,000 13.53 25,600,000
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 28 SS Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 13.53 20,000,000
Martinez J.D. Martinez 33 DH Vet $19,350,000 - $19,350,000 $19,350,000 13.09 22,000,000
Eovaldi Nathan Eovaldi 31 SP Vet $17,000,000 - $17,000,000 $17,000,000 11.50 17,000,000
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 37 2B Vet $12,000,000 $125,000 $12,125,000 $12,125,000 8.20 13,750,000
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez 28 SP Arb 4 $8,300,000 - $8,300,000 $8,300,000 5.61 8,300,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 26 LF Arb 2 3 $6,600,000 - $6,600,000 $6,600,000 4.46 5,000,000
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 30 C Vet $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $6,250,000 4.23 4,516,667
Devers Rafael Devers 24 3B Arb 1 3 $4,575,000 - $4,575,000 $4,575,000 3.09 4,575,000
Barnes Matt Barnes 31 RP/CL Arb 3 $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 3.04 4,500,000
Perez Martin Perez 30 SP Vet $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 3.04 5,000,000
Renfroe Hunter Renfroe 29 RF Arb 2 2 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $3,100,000 2.10 3,100,000
Andriese Matt Andriese 31 RP Arb 3 $1,850,000 - $1,850,000 $1,850,000 1.25 2,100,000
Plawecki Kevin Plawecki 30 C Arb 3 $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 1.08 1,600,000
Brasier Ryan Brasier 33 RP Arb 1 1 $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0.85 1,250,000
Brice Austin Brice 29 RP Arb 1 $870,000 - $870,000 $870,000 0.59 870,000
Arroyo Christian Arroyo 26 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Chavis Michael Chavis 25 2B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Dalbec Bobby Dalbec 26 1B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hernandez Darwinzon Hernandez 24 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hernandez Enrique Hernandez 29 2B Vet - - -0 -0 0.00 7,000,000
Pivetta Nick Pivetta 28 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Richards Garrett Richards 33 SP Vet - - -0 -0 0.00 10,000,000
Taylor Josh Taylor 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Valdez Phillips Valdez 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Verdugo Alex Verdugo 25 CF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Whitlock Garrett Whitlock 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


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
Price David Price 35 SP $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 10.82 16,000,000


2021 Deferred Salaries

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Ramirez Manny Ramirez 49 LF $2,018,452 - $2,018,452 $2,018,452
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 37 2B $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (26) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Arauz Jonathan Arauz 22 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Bazardo Eduard Bazardo 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Brewer Colten Brewer 28 RP 1 - - -0 -0 575,000
Groome Jason Groome 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Houck Tanner Houck 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Mata Bryan Mata 22 SP - - -0 -0 0
Mazza Chris Mazza 31 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Payamps Joel Payamps 27 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Potts Hudson Potts 22 3B - - -0 -0 0
Rosario Jeisson Rosario 21 OF - - -0 -0 0
Seabold Connor Seabold 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Springs Jeffrey Springs 28 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Walden Marcus Walden 32 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Wilson Marcus Wilson 24 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Wong Connor Wong 25 C - - -0 -0 0
Gossett Daniel Gossett 28 SP $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000 750,000
Covey Dylan Covey 29 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
De Jesus Enmanuel De Jesus 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Gettys Michael Gettys 25 OF - - -0 -0 0
Gonsalves Stephen Gonsalves 26 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Grotz Zac Grotz 28 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Hall Matt Hall 27 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Hart Kyle Hart 28 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Munoz Yairo Munoz 26 SS 1 - - -0 -0 575,000
Puello Cesar Puello 30 RF - - -0 -0 0
Weber Ryan Weber 30 SP 1 - - -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 %
BleisMiguel Bleis 0 OF - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.01
LiraEnderso Lira 0 C - $850,000 $850,000 $850,000 0.57
RaveloLuis Ravelo 0 SS - $545,000 $545,000 $545,000 0.37
LiendoAhbram Liendo 0 SS - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.30
PaezJedixon Paez 0 P - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.30
MejiasAlvaro Mejias 0 P - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.20


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $141,745,000 $125,000 - $141,870,000 $131,870,000
Retained Salary $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000 $16,000,000
Deferred Salary $4,018,452 - - $4,018,452 $4,018,452
Total Payroll $157,745,000 $125,000 - $157,870,000 $147,870,000

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $177,911,667
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $195,911,667
Comp. Balance Tax Space $14,088,333