Boston Red Sox 2018 Payroll

An updated look at the Boston Red Sox 2018 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 Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Price David Price 32 SP Vet $30,000,000 - - $30,000,000 $30,000,000 13.29
Martinez J.D. Martinez 30 DH Vet $23,750,000 - - $23,750,000 $23,750,000 10.52
Porcello Rick Porcello 29 SP Vet $21,000,000 $125,000 - $21,125,000 $21,125,000 9.36
Kimbrel Craig Kimbrel 30 RP/CL Vet $13,000,000 - - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 5.76
Sale Chris Sale 29 SP Vet $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000 $12,500,000 5.54
Betts Mookie Betts 25 RF Arb 1 2 $10,500,000 - - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 4.65
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 25 SS Arb 2 3 $7,050,000 - - $7,050,000 $7,050,000 3.12
Moreland Mitch Moreland 32 1B Vet $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 2.88
Bradley Jackie Bradley 28 CF Arb 2 1 $6,100,000 - - $6,100,000 $6,100,000 2.70
Nunez Eduardo Nunez 31 2B Vet $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 1.77
Kelly Joe Kelly 30 RP Arb 3 $3,825,000 - - $3,825,000 $3,825,000 1.69
Holt Brock Holt 30 2B Arb 2 1 $2,225,000 - - $2,225,000 $2,225,000 0.99
Thornburg Tyler Thornburg 29 RP Arb 2 $2,050,000 - - $2,050,000 $2,050,000 0.91
Leon Sandy Leon 29 C Arb 2 $1,950,000 - - $1,950,000 $1,950,000 0.86
Pearce Steven Pearce 35 LF Vet $6,250,000 - - $6,250,000 $1,500,000 0.66
Workman Brandon Workman 29 RP Arb 2 1 $835,000 - - $835,000 $835,000 0.37
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 24 OF Pre-Arb 3 $620,500 - - $620,500 $620,500 0.27
Barnes Matt Barnes 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $605,000 - - $605,000 $605,000 0.27
Hembree Heath Hembree 29 RP Pre-Arb $581,500 - - $581,500 $581,500 0.26
Swihart Blake Swihart 26 LF Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $563,500 0.25
Johnson Brian Johnson 27 SP Pre-Arb $548,000 - - $548,000 $548,000 0.24
Velazquez Hector Velazquez 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 $547,000 - - $547,000 $547,000 0.24
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin 24 SS Pre-Arb 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $339,880 0.15
Poyner Bobby Poyner 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $278,350 0.12
Brasier Ryan Brasier 30 RP Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $249,050 0.11


2018 Disabled List

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

Player (9) Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
PedroiaDustin Pedroia (10-day) 34 2B $16,000,000 $125,000 - $16,125,000 $16,125,000 7.15
PomeranzDrew Pomeranz (10-day) 29 SP $8,500,000 - - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 3.77
RodriguezEduardo Rodriguez (10-day) 25 SP 2 $2,375,000 - - $2,375,000 $2,375,000 1.05
VazquezChristian Vazquez (10-day) 27 C $1,425,000 - - $1,425,000 $1,425,000 0.63
WrightSteven Wright (10-day) 33 SP $1,100,000 - - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.49
SmithCarson Smith (60-day) 28 RP 3 $850,000 - - $850,000 $850,000 0.38
DeversRafael Devers (10-day) 21 3B 3 $564,500 - - $564,500 $564,500 0.25
HernandezMarco Hernandez (10-day) 25 SS 2 $554,000 - - $554,000 $554,000 0.25
MaddoxAustin Maddox (60-day) 27 RP 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000 0.24


2018 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 Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
RamirezHanley Ramirez 34 1B $22,000,000 $750,000 - $22,750,000 $22,750,000 10.08
SandovalPablo Sandoval 31 3B $18,455,000 - - $18,455,000 $18,455,000 8.18
CraigAllen Craig 34 RF $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.44


2018 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 Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
RamirezManny Ramirez 46 LF $2,003,389 - - $2,003,389 $2,003,389


2018 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (3) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
CasasTriston Casas 18 3B - $2,552,800 - $2,552,800 $2,552,800 1.13
DeckerNick Decker 18 OF - $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 0.55
LopezEduardo Lopez 0 OF - $1,150,000 - $1,150,000 $1,150,000 0.51
NorthcutNicholas Northcut 19 P - $565,000 - $565,000 $565,000 0.25
FeltmanDurbin Feltman 21 P - $559,600 - $559,600 $559,600 0.25
VaughnEduardo Vaughn 0 OF - $550,000 - $550,000 $550,000 0.24
GonzalezBryan Gonzalez 0 OF - $500,000 - $500,000 $500,000 0.22
SantanaGiancarlos Santana 0 OF - $460,000 - $460,000 $460,000 0.20
FelizAlbert Feliz 0 3B - $400,000 - $400,000 $400,000 0.18
CottamKole Cottam 21 C - $375,000 - $375,000 $375,000 0.17
WardThad Ward 21 P - $275,000 - $275,000 $275,000 0.12
MachamerChristopher Machamer 21 P - $213,000 - $213,000 $213,000 0.09
DuranJarren Duran 21 2B - $189,800 - $189,800 $189,800 0.08
HowlettBrandon Howlett 18 3B - $185,000 - $185,000 $185,000 0.08
ReyesCarlos Reyes 0 P - $180,000 - $180,000 $180,000 0.08
MarreroElih Marrero 21 C - $157,700 - $157,700 $157,700 0.07
FernandezRyan Fernandez 20 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.06
HardyDylan Hardy 21 OF - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.06
RamseyCaleb Ramsey 18 OF - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.06
ShugartChase Shugart 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.06
OrtegaJonathan Ortega 21 2B - $85,000 - $85,000 $85,000 0.04
Padron-ArtillesYusniel Padron-Artilles 20 P - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000 0.03
GranbergDevlin Granberg 22 OF - $40,000 - $40,000 $40,000 0.02
PolitiAndrew Politi 22 P - $25,000 - $25,000 $25,000 0.01
ReyesGregorio Reyes 19 P - $20,000 - $20,000 $20,000 0.01
MilliganLane Milligan 23 C - $10,000 - $10,000 $10,000 0.00
BrowningLogan Browning 22 P - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
JimenezEddie Jimenez 22 P - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
BatesoleKorby Batesole 22 SS - $2,500 - $2,500 $2,500 0.00
BrownBrian Brown 22 P - $2,500 - $2,500 $2,500 0.00
JacksonKris Jackson 22 P - $2,500 - $2,500 $2,500 0.00
WilliamsGrant Williams 22 2B - $2,500 - $2,500 $2,500 0.00
BerryConnor Berry 21 P - - - - - 0.00
PerezBramdon Perez 18 OF - - - - - 0.00


2018 Minor/In the System

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

Player (23) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
CastilloRusney Castillo 31 LF 1 $11,000,000 $771,428 - $11,771,428 $11,771,428
LindAdam Lind 35 1B $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000
WaldenMarcus Walden 29 RP 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $61,530
HaleyJustin Haley 27 RP 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $49,810
TravisSam Travis 24 1B 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $41,020
ScottRobby Scott 28 RP 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $20,510
CuevasWilliam Cuevas 27 RP 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $11,720
BeeksJalen Beeks 25 SP 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $5,860
BarfieldJeremy Barfield 30 OF - - - - -
ButlerDan Butler 31 C - - - - -
ButtreyTy Buttrey 25 SP 3 - - - - -
DeJesusIvan DeJesus 31 SS - - - - -
FloresRamon Flores 26 CF - - - - -
HernandezOscar Hernandez 25 C 2 - - - - -
JerezWilliams Jerez 26 RP 2 - - - - -
OhlmanMichael Ohlman 27 C - - - - -
OltMike Olt 29 3B - - - - -
PhillipsBrandon Phillips 37 2B - - - - -
QuirozEsteban Quiroz 26 2B - - - - -
RendaTony Renda 27 2B - - - - -
ShepherdChandler Shepherd 25 SP 3 - - - - -
SmithJosh Smith 30 RP - - - - -
TavarezAneury Tavarez 26 OF - - - - -


2018 Cap Totals

 
Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $151,242,780
Disabled List Money $32,038,500
Retained Salary $42,205,000
Deferred Salary $2,003,389
Buried Minor Salary $190,450
Total Payroll $225,676,730
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $156,635,500 $125,000 - $156,760,500 $151,242,780
Disabled List Money $31,913,500 $125,000 - $32,038,500 $32,038,500
Retained Salary $41,455,000 $750,000 - $42,205,000 $42,205,000
Deferred Salary $2,003,389 - - $2,003,389 $2,003,389
Buried Minor Salary $3,270,000 - - $3,270,000 $190,450
Total Payroll $233,274,000 $1,000,000 - $234,274,000 $225,676,730