Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox 2023 Payroll

Red Sox 2023 Payroll

An updated look at the Boston Red Sox 2023 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (39) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Story Trevor Story 30 SS Vet n/a $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 12.11 23,333,333
Devers Rafael Devers 26 3B Vet n/a $17,500,000 $1,818,182 $19,318,182 $19,318,182 11.70 17,500,000
Sale Chris Sale 34 SP Vet n/a $27,500,000 - $27,500,000 $17,500,000 10.60 25,600,000
Jansen Kenley Jansen 35 RP/CL Vet n/a $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 9.69 16,000,000
Yoshida Masataka Yoshida 29 OF Vet $15,000,000 $600,000 $15,600,000 $15,600,000 9.45 18,000,000
Hernandez Enrique Hernandez 31 CF Vet n/a $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 6.06 10,000,000
Kluber Corey Kluber 37 SP Vet n/a $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 6.06 10,000,000
Turner Justin Turner 38 3B Vet n/a $8,300,000 - $8,300,000 $8,300,000 5.03 10,850,000
Duvall Adam Duvall 34 RF Vet n/a $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 4.24 7,000,000
Verdugo Alex Verdugo 27 LF Arb 2 2 $6,300,000 - $6,300,000 $6,300,000 3.82 6,300,000
Martin Chris Martin 37 RP Vet n/a $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.63 6,750,000
Pivetta Nick Pivetta 30 SP Arb 2 0 $5,350,000 - $5,350,000 $5,350,000 3.24 5,350,000
Paxton James Paxton 34 SP Vet n/a $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.42 4,000,000
Mondesi Adalberto Mondesi 27 DH Arb 3 n/a $3,045,000 - $3,045,000 $3,045,000 1.84 3,045,000
Arroyo Christian Arroyo 28 2B Arb 2 0 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.21 2,000,000
Brasier Ryan Brasier 35 RP Arb 3 n/a $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.21 2,000,000
McGuire Reese McGuire 28 C Arb 1 0 $1,225,000 - $1,225,000 $1,225,000 0.74 1,225,000
Whitlock Garrett Whitlock 27 SP Vet 3 $1,000,000 $200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.73 4,687,500
Refsnyder Rob Refsnyder 32 RF Arb 2 0 $1,200,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.73 1,200,000
Abreu Wilyer Abreu 24 OF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Bello Brayan Bello 24 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Casas Triston Casas 23 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Crawford Kutter Crawford 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Dalbec Bobby Dalbec 28 1B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Duran Jarren Duran 26 OF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
German Frank German 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Hamilton David Hamilton 25 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Houck Tanner Houck 27 RP/CL Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Kelly Zack Kelly 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Mata Bryan Mata 24 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Mills Wyatt Mills 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Murphy Chris Murphy 25 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Ort Kaleb Ort 31 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Rafaela Ceddanne Rafaela 22 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Schreiber John Schreiber 29 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Valdez Enmanuel Valdez 24 2B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Walter Brandon Walter 26 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Winckowski Josh Winckowski 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Wong Connor Wong 27 C Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2023 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
Hosmer Eric Hosmer 33 1B $720,000 - $720,000 $720,000 0.44 1,750,000


2023 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 51 LF $2,028,557 - $2,028,557 $2,028,557
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 39 2B $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000


2023 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $163,420,000 $2,618,182 - $166,038,182 $156,038,182
Retained Salary $720,000 - - $720,000 $720,000
Deferred Salary $4,028,557 - - $4,028,557 $4,028,557
Active Total Payroll $164,140,000 $2,618,182 - $166,758,182 $156,758,182
Projected Total Payroll - - - - $156,758,182

 

2023 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Note: Tax figures based on payroll data only. Outside revenue sources will be adjusted when available after the regular season.

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $233,000,000
Est. Active AAV/Payroll $185,965,833
Est. Player Benefits $16,500,000
Est. Minor League Contracts $9,375,000
Est. Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Est. Tax Payroll $213,507,499
Est. Tax Payroll (Active + Est. Arb + Est. Pre-Arb) $213,507,499

Est. Tax Bill Details
Est. Competitive Balance Tax Space $19,492,501


2023 Minor

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

Player (1) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Barnes Matt Barnes 33 RP n/a $7,500,000 $875,000 $8,375,000 $8,375,000 9,375,000
Alfaro Jorge Alfaro 30 C n/a $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2,000,000
Altavilla Dan Altavilla AAA 30 RP - - -0 -0 0
Hamilton Caleb Hamilton 28 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Ronaldo Hernandez 25 C 1 - - -0 -0 0
 

2023 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
CespedesYoeilin Cespedes 0 SS - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 $1,400,000
SanchezArgeny Sanchez 0 P - - -0 -0