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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 (33) 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 13.91 31,000,000
Martinez J.D. Martinez 31 DH Vet $23,750,000 - $23,750,000 $23,750,000 10.65 22,000,000
Porcello Rick Porcello 30 SP Vet $21,000,000 $125,000 $21,125,000 $21,125,000 9.48 20,625,000
Betts Mookie Betts 26 RF Arb 2 2 $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 8.97 20,000,000
Eovaldi Nathan Eovaldi 29 SP Vet $17,000,000 - $17,000,000 $17,000,000 7.63 17,000,000
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 35 2B Vet $15,000,000 $125,000 $15,125,000 $15,125,000 6.79 13,750,000
Sale Chris Sale 30 SP Vet $15,000,000 - $15,000,000 $15,000,000 6.73 15,000,000
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 26 SS Arb 3 3 $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 5.38 12,000,000
Bradley Jr. Jackie Bradley Jr. 29 CF Arb 3 1 $8,550,000 - $8,550,000 $8,550,000 3.84 8,550,000
Moreland Mitch Moreland 33 1B Vet $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 2.92 6,500,000
Pearce Steven Pearce 36 1B Vet $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $6,250,000 2.80 6,250,000
Nunez Eduardo Nunez 32 3B Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.24 5,000,000
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez 26 SP Arb 2 2 $4,300,000 - $4,300,000 $4,300,000 1.93 4,300,000
Holt Brock Holt 31 2B Arb 3 1 $3,575,000 - $3,575,000 $3,575,000 1.60 3,575,000
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 28 C Arb 2 $2,850,000 - $2,850,000 $2,850,000 1.28 4,516,667
Leon Sandy Leon 30 C Arb 3 $2,475,000 - $2,475,000 $2,475,000 1.11 2,475,000
Thornburg Tyler Thornburg 30 RP Arb 3 $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 0.79 1,750,000
Barnes Matt Barnes 29 RP/CL Arb 1 2 $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 0.72 1,600,000
Hembree Heath Hembree 30 RP Arb 1 $1,312,500 - $1,312,500 $1,312,500 0.59 1,312,500
Workman Brandon Workman 30 RP Arb 2 $1,150,000 - $1,150,000 $1,150,000 0.52 1,150,000
Swihart Blake Swihart 27 C Arb 1 $910,000 - $910,000 $910,000 0.41 910,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 24 LF Pre-Arb 3 $717,500 - $717,500 $717,500 0.32 717,500
Devers Rafael Devers 22 3B Pre-Arb 3 $614,500 - $614,500 $614,500 0.28 614,500
Velazquez Hector Velazquez 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 $568,500 - $568,500 $568,500 0.26 568,500
Johnson Brian Johnson 28 SP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.25 555,000
Brasier Ryan Brasier 31 RP/CL Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Brewer Colten Brewer 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Hernandez Darwinzon Hernandez 22 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Hernandez Marco Hernandez 26 3B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Poyner Bobby Poyner 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Travis Sam Travis 25 1B Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Walden Marcus Walden 30 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2019 Reserve/Suspended

Salaries from players who have been suspended, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Wright Steven Wright 34 RP Arb 2 $1,375,000 - $1,375,000 $783,602 0.35 1,375,000


2019 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 32 3B $19,000,000 - $19,000,000 $18,445,000 8.27 18,445,000


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 (21) 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 31 LF $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1,000,000
Mejia Jenrry Mejia 29 RP $625,000 - $625,000 $625,000 625,000
Brentz Bryce Brentz 30 RF - - -0 -0 0
Centeno Juan Centeno 29 C - - -0 -0 0
Chavis Michael Chavis 23 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Ellington Brian Ellington 28 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Gomez Anyelo Gomez 26 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Oscar Hernandez 25 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Lakins Travis Lakins 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Miller Mike Miller 29 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Putnam Zach Putnam 31 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Ramirez Erasmo Ramirez 29 SP - - -0 -0 0
Renda Tony Renda 28 2B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Reyes Denyi Reyes 22 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Runzler Dan Runzler 34 RP - - -0 -0 0
Schlereth Daniel Schlereth 33 RP - - -0 -0 0
Shepherd Chandler Shepherd 26 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Smith Carson Smith 29 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Taylor Josh Taylor 26 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Weber Ryan Weber 28 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $203,678,000
Reserve/Suspended Money $783,602
Retained Salary $18,445,000
Deferred Salary $2,008,397
Total Payroll $222,906,602
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $203,428,000 $250,000 - $203,678,000 $203,678,000
Reserve/Suspended Money $1,375,000 - - $1,375,000 $783,602
Retained Salary $19,000,000 - - $19,000,000 $18,445,000
Deferred Salary $2,008,397 - - $2,008,397 $2,008,397
Total Payroll $223,803,000 $250,000 - $224,053,000 $222,906,602

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $220,164,667
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $237,164,667
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-31,164,667
Est. Tax Bill (30%, Surcharge 12%) $10,689,160
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $247,853,827