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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 (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 28 SS Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 11.43 20,000,000
Martinez J.D. Martinez 33 DH Vet $19,350,000 - $19,350,000 $19,350,000 11.06 22,000,000
Eovaldi Nathan Eovaldi 31 SP Vet $17,000,000 - $17,000,000 $17,000,000 9.72 17,000,000
Richards Garrett Richards 33 SP Vet $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 4.86 10,000,000
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez 28 SP Arb 4 $8,300,000 - $8,300,000 $8,300,000 4.74 8,300,000
Ottavino Adam Ottavino 35 RP Vet $7,150,000 $75,044 $7,225,044 $8,150,000 4.66 8,150,000
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 30 C Vet $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $6,250,000 3.57 4,516,667
Devers Rafael Devers 24 3B Arb 1 3 $4,575,000 - $4,575,000 $4,575,000 2.61 4,575,000
Hernandez Enrique Hernandez 29 2B Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $4,500,000 2.57 7,000,000
Barnes Matt Barnes 31 RP/CL Arb 3 $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 2.57 4,500,000
Perez Martin Perez 30 SP Vet $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 2.57 5,000,000
Renfroe Hunter Renfroe 29 RF Arb 2 2 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $3,100,000 1.77 3,100,000
Gonzalez Marwin Gonzalez 32 LF Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.71 3,000,000
Andriese Matt Andriese 31 RP Arb 3 $1,850,000 - $1,850,000 $1,850,000 1.06 2,100,000
Plawecki Kevin Plawecki 30 C Arb 3 $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 0.91 1,600,000
Sawamura Hirokazu Sawamura 33 RP Pre-Arb $1,200,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.69 1,500,000
Brice Austin Brice 29 RP Arb 1 $870,000 - $870,000 $870,000 0.50 870,000
Cordero Franchy Cordero 26 LF Arb 1 2 $800,000 - $800,000 $800,000 0.46 800,000
Verdugo Alex Verdugo 25 CF Pre-Arb 2 $649,500 - $649,500 $649,500 0.37 649,500
Pivetta Nick Pivetta 28 SP Pre-Arb $613,500 - $613,500 $613,500 0.35 613,500
Arroyo Christian Arroyo 26 SS Pre-Arb $581,500 - $581,500 $581,500 0.33 581,500
Taylor Josh Taylor 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.33 580,500
Hernandez Darwinzon Hernandez 24 RP Pre-Arb 2 $578,500 - $578,500 $578,500 0.33 578,500
Valdez Phillips Valdez 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 $578,500 - $578,500 $578,500 0.33 578,500
Dalbec Bobby Dalbec 26 1B Pre-Arb 2 $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.33 575,000
Whitlock Garrett Whitlock 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.33 570,500


2021 Injured List

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Sale Chris Sale
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
32 SP Vet $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $20,000,000 11.43 25,600,000
Brasier Ryan Brasier
(10-day, Calf)
33 RP Arb 1 1 $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0.71 1,250,000


2021 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 % Lux. Tax Salary
Price David Price 35 SP $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 9.14 16,000,000
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 37 2B $12,000,000 $125,000 $12,125,000 $12,125,000 6.93 13,750,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 26 LF $2,800,000 - $2,800,000 $2,800,000 1.60 2,800,000


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 (31) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Houck Tanner Houck 25 SP 3 $577,000 - $577,000 $18,612 18,612
Chavis Michael Chavis 25 2B 2 $575,500 - $575,500 $575,500 0
Arauz Jonathan Arauz 22 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Bazardo Eduard Bazardo 25 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Brewer Colten Brewer 28 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Groome Jason Groome 22 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Ronaldo Hernandez 23 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Mata Bryan Mata 22 SP - - -0 -0 0
Potts Hudson Potts 22 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Rosario Jeisson Rosario 21 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Seabold Connor Seabold 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Wilson Marcus Wilson 24 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Wong Connor Wong 25 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Santana Daniel Santana 30 OF $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 1,750,000
Rondon Hector Rondon 33 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1,000,000
Gossett Daniel Gossett 28 SP 1 $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000 750,000
Carasiti Matt Carasiti 29 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Covey Dylan Covey 29 SP - - -0 -0 0
De Jesus Enmanuel De Jesus 24 SP - - -0 -0 0
Gettys Michael Gettys 25 OF - - -0 -0 0
Gonsalves Stephen Gonsalves 26 SP - - -0 -0 0
Grotz Zac Grotz 28 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Hall Matt Hall 27 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Hart Kyle Hart 28 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Herrmann Chris Herrmann 33 C - - -0 -0 0
Munoz Yairo Munoz 26 SS 1 - - -0 -0 575,000
Olson Tyler Olson 31 RP - - -0 -0 0
Puello Cesar Puello 30 RF - - -0 -0 0
Schreiber John Schreiber 27 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Walden Marcus Walden 32 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Weber Ryan Weber 30 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (3) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
BleisMiguel Bleis 0 OF - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.86
LiraEnderso Lira 0 C - $850,000 $850,000 $850,000 0.49
RaveloLuis Ravelo 0 SS - $545,000 $545,000 $545,000 0.31
LiendoAhbram Liendo 0 SS - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.26
PaezJedixon Paez 0 P - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.26
MejiasAlvaro Mejias 0 P - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.17


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $123,272,500 $75,044 - $123,347,544 $122,772,500
Injured Reserve Money $31,250,000 - - $31,250,000 $21,250,000
Retained Salary $30,800,000 $125,000 - $30,925,000 $30,925,000
Deferred Salary $4,018,452 - - $4,018,452 $4,018,452
Buried Minor Salary $577,000 - - $577,000 $18,612
Total Payroll $185,899,500 $200,044 - $186,099,544 $174,966,112

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $188,157,779
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $206,157,779
Comp. Balance Tax Space $3,842,221