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Boston Red Sox 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Boston Red Sox 2020 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Red Sox – The Athletic

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Active Players (27) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Price David Price 34 SP Vet $32,000,000 - $32,000,000 $32,000,000 14.59 31,000,000
Betts Mookie Betts 27 RF Arb 3 $27,000,000 - $27,000,000 $27,000,000 12.31 27,000,000
Martinez J.D. Martinez 32 DH Vet $23,750,000 - $23,750,000 $23,750,000 10.83 23,750,000
Sale Chris Sale 31 SP Vet $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $20,000,000 9.12 25,666,666
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 27 SS Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 9.12 20,000,000
Eovaldi Nathan Eovaldi 30 SP Vet $17,000,000 - $17,000,000 $17,000,000 7.75 17,000,000
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 36 2B Vet $13,000,000 $125,000 $13,125,000 $13,125,000 5.98 13,750,000
Bradley Jr. Jackie Bradley Jr. 30 CF Arb 4 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 5.01 11,000,000
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez 27 SP Arb 3 2 $9,500,000 - $9,500,000 $9,500,000 4.33 9,500,000
Perez Martin Perez 29 SP Vet $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 2.51 6,000,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 25 LF Arb 1 3 $4,900,000 - $4,900,000 $4,900,000 2.23 4,900,000
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 29 C Arb 3 $4,200,000 - $4,200,000 $4,200,000 1.91 4,516,667
Workman Brandon Workman 31 RP/CL Arb 3 $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.60 3,500,000
Barnes Matt Barnes 30 RP Arb 2 2 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $3,100,000 1.41 3,100,000
Peraza Jose Peraza 25 SS Arb 1 1 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.37 3,000,000
Hembree Heath Hembree 31 RP Arb 2 $1,612,500 - $1,612,500 $1,612,500 0.74 1,612,500
Plawecki Kevin Plawecki 29 C Arb 2 $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 0.41 900,000
Arauz Jonathan Arauz 21 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Brasier Ryan Brasier 32 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Brewer Colten Brewer 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Chavis Michael Chavis 24 3B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Devers Rafael Devers 23 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Hernandez Darwinzon Hernandez 23 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin 26 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Mazza Chris Mazza 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Taylor Josh Taylor 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500
Walden Marcus Walden 31 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500


2020 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 % Tax Payroll
Sandoval Pablo Sandoval 33 3B $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.28 0


2020 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 48 LF $2,013,418 - $2,013,418 $2,013,418


2020 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
Tax Payroll
Castillo Rusney Castillo AAA 33 LF 1 $13,500,000 $771,428 $14,271,428 $14,271,428 0
Osich Josh Osich AAA 31 RP 1 $850,000 - $850,000 $850,000 850,000
Hildenberger Trevor Hildenberger 29 RP 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 700,000
Hernandez Marco Hernandez AAA 27 3B 1 $650,000 - $650,000 $650,000 650,000
Alvarez R.J. Alvarez 29 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Andreoli John Andreoli 30 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Aybar Yoan Aybar AA 22 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Bandy Jett Bandy 30 C - - -0 -0 0
Brice Austin Brice 28 RP - - -0 -0 0
Chatham C.J. Chatham AAA 25 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Dalbec Bobby Dalbec AAA 25 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0
DeCarlo Joe DeCarlo 26 C - - -0 -0 0
Hall Matt Hall AAA 26 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Hart Kyle Hart AAA 27 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Johnson Brian Johnson AAA 29 RP - - -0 -0 0
Kickham Mike Kickham 31 RP - - -0 -0 0
Leyer Robinson Leyer 27 P - - -0 -0 0
Longhi Nick Longhi 24 1B - - -0 -0 0
Poyner Bobby Poyner AAA 27 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Reyes Denyi Reyes AAA 23 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Shawaryn Michael Shawaryn AAA 25 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Springs Jeffrey Springs AAA 27 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Tapia Domingo Tapia 28 P - - -0 -0 0
Velazquez Hector Velazquez AAA 31 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Weber Ryan Weber AAA 29 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Wilson Marcus Wilson AAA 23 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $200,087,500
Retained Salary $5,000,000
Deferred Salary $2,013,418
Buried Minor Salary $14,271,428
Total Payroll $219,358,928
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $209,962,500 $125,000 - $210,087,500 $200,087,500
Retained Salary $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Deferred Salary $2,013,418 - - $2,013,418 $2,013,418
Buried Minor Salary $13,500,000 $771,428 - $14,271,428 $14,271,428
Total Payroll $228,462,500 $896,428 - $229,358,928 $219,358,928

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $212,880,833
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $230,380,833
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-22,380,833
Est. Tax Bill (40%, Surcharge 12%) $9,238,033
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $239,618,866