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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 13.54 31,000,000
Martinez J.D. Martinez 31 DH Vet $23,750,000 - $23,750,000 $23,750,000 10.38 22,000,000
Porcello Rick Porcello 30 SP Vet $21,000,000 $125,000 $21,125,000 $21,125,000 9.23 20,625,000
Betts Mookie Betts 26 RF Arb 2 2 $20,000,000 - $20,050,000 $20,050,000 8.76 20,000,000
Sale Chris Sale 30 SP Vet $15,000,000 - $15,000,000 $15,000,000 6.55 15,000,000
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 26 SS Arb 3 3 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 5.24 20,000,000
Bradley Jr. Jackie Bradley Jr. 29 CF Arb 3 1 $8,550,000 - $8,550,000 $8,550,000 3.74 8,550,000
Nunez Eduardo Nunez 32 3B Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.18 5,000,000
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez 26 SP Arb 2 2 $4,300,000 - $4,300,000 $4,300,000 1.88 4,300,000
Holt Brock Holt 31 2B Arb 3 1 $3,575,000 - $3,575,000 $3,575,000 1.56 3,575,000
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 28 C Arb 2 $2,850,000 - $2,850,000 $2,850,000 1.25 4,516,667
Leon Sandy Leon 30 C Arb 3 $2,475,000 - $2,475,000 $2,222,102 0.97 2,222,102
Barnes Matt Barnes 29 RP/CL Arb 1 2 $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 0.70 1,600,000
Cashner Andrew Cashner 32 SP Vet $8,000,000 $1,500,000 $9,500,000 $1,577,000 0.69 1,577,000
Hembree Heath Hembree 30 RP Arb 1 $1,312,500 - $1,312,500 $1,312,500 0.57 1,312,500
Workman Brandon Workman 30 RP Arb 2 $1,150,000 - $1,150,000 $1,150,000 0.50 1,150,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 24 LF Pre-Arb 3 $717,500 - $717,500 $717,500 0.31 717,500
Devers Rafael Devers 22 3B Pre-Arb 3 $614,500 - $614,500 $614,500 0.27 614,500
Brasier Ryan Brasier 31 RP/CL Pre-Arb 2 $577,500 - $577,500 $577,500 0.25 577,500
Velazquez Hector Velazquez 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 $568,500 - $568,500 $568,500 0.25 568,500
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 0.21 489,376
Hernandez Marco Hernandez 26 3B Pre-Arb 2 $564,000 - $564,000 $430,544 0.19 430,544
Taylor Josh Taylor 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $358,080 0.16 358,080


2019 Injured List

Salaries from players who have been placed on the injured list, still counting against the payroll.

Player (6) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Eovaldi Nathan Eovaldi (60-day) 29 SP Vet $17,000,000 - $17,000,000 $17,000,000 7.43 17,000,000
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia (60-day) 35 2B Vet $15,000,000 $125,000 $15,125,000 $15,125,000 6.61 13,750,000
Moreland Mitch Moreland (10-day) 33 1B Vet $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 2.84 6,500,000
Pearce Steven Pearce (10-day) 36 1B Vet $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $6,250,000 2.73 6,250,000
Wright Steven Wright (10-day) 34 RP Arb 2 $1,375,000 - $1,375,000 $783,602 0.34 1,375,000
Johnson Brian Johnson (10-day) 28 RP Pre-Arb $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.25 575,000


2019 Retained Salaries

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

Player (3) 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 8.06 18,445,000
Thornburg Tyler Thornburg 30 RP $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 0.76 1,750,000
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 (32) 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
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin 25 SS 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $226,784 226,784
Smith Josh Smith 31 SP $555,000 - $555,000 $104,440 104,440
Shawaryn Michael Shawaryn 24 P $555,000 - $555,000 $95,488 95,488
Weber Ryan Weber 28 RP 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $95,488 95,488
Travis Sam Travis 25 1B 1 $558,500 - $558,500 $69,069 69,069
Lakins Travis Lakins 25 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $41,776 41,776
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
Kelley Trevor Kelley 25 P $555,000 - $555,000 $5,968 5,968
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
Gomez Anyelo Gomez AAA 26 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Gorst Matthew Gorst AAA 24 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
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 (3) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
CannonCameron Cannon 21 SS - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 $1,300,000 0.57
LugoMatthew Lugo 18 SS - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.48
ChaconJuan Camilo Chacon 0 OF - $900,000 $900,000 $900,000 0.39
ZeferjahnRyan Zeferjahn 21 P - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.22
BellBrock Bell 21 P - $465,000 $465,000 $465,000 0.20
GroshansJaxx Groshans 20 C - $304,200 $304,200 $304,200 0.13
MurphyChris Murphy 21 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.09
DaltonWil Dalton 21 CF - $135,000 $135,000 $135,000 0.06
ErroAlex Erro 21 SS - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.05
HarringtonReed Harrington 20 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.05
HerbertJacob Herbert 19 C - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.05
PaulinoLeon Paulino 18 CF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.05
ScrogginsCody Scroggins 22 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.04
SongNoah Song 22 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.04
BakstDaniel Bakst 21 SS - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.03
BandyLuke Bandy 21 CF - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.03
SpackeDylan Spacke 21 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.03
ScottStephen Scott 22 OF - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.02
WalterBrandon Walter 22 P - $35,000 $35,000 $35,000 0.02
RoedahlDevon Roedahl 22 P - $25,000 $25,000 $25,000 0.01
D'AlessandroDominic D'Alessandro 22 1B - $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 0.00
DavisJoe Davis 22 1B - $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00
MillerDean Miller 22 OF - $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00
CruzNathanael Cruz 0 P - - -0 -0 0.00


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $159,884,903
Injured Reserve Money $46,233,602
Retained Salary $20,287,948
Deferred Salary $2,008,397
Buried Minor Salary $683,773
Total Payroll $227,090,226
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $166,826,500 $1,625,000 $50,000 $168,501,500 $159,884,903
Injured Reserve Money $46,700,000 $125,000 - $46,825,000 $46,233,602
Retained Salary $20,842,948 - - $20,842,948 $20,287,948
Deferred Salary $2,008,397 - - $2,008,397 $2,008,397
Buried Minor Salary $6,108,500 - - $6,108,500 $683,773
Total Payroll $240,477,948 $1,750,000 $50,000 $242,277,948 $227,090,226

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $203,223,291
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $217,723,291
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-11,723,291
Est. Tax Bill (30%) $3,516,987
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $221,240,278