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Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox 2020 Payroll

Red Sox 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Boston Red Sox 2020 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Red Sox – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (29) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Martinez J.D. Martinez 32 DH Vet $23,750,000 - - $23,750,000 $8,796,296 10.45 22,000,000
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 27 SS Vet $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $7,407,407 8.80 20,000,000
Eovaldi Nathan Eovaldi 30 SP Vet $17,000,000 - - $17,000,000 $6,296,296 7.48 17,000,000
Bradley Jr. Jackie Bradley Jr. 30 CF Arb 4 $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000 $4,074,074 4.84 11,000,000
Perez Martin Perez 29 SP Vet $5,500,000 - $200,000 $5,700,000 $2,222,222 2.64 6,500,000
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 29 C Arb 3 $4,200,000 - - $4,200,000 $1,555,556 1.85 4,516,667
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 25 LF Arb 1 $3,400,000 - - $3,400,000 $1,259,259 1.50 5,000,000
Barnes Matt Barnes 30 RP/CL Arb 2 $3,100,000 - - $3,100,000 $1,148,148 1.36 3,100,000
Plawecki Kevin Plawecki 29 C Arb 2 $900,000 - $100,000 $1,000,000 $433,333 0.51 900,000
Devers Rafael Devers 23 3B Pre-Arb $692,500 - - $692,500 $256,481 0.30 256,481
Verdugo Alex Verdugo 24 RF Pre-Arb $601,500 - - $601,500 $222,778 0.26 222,778
Brasier Ryan Brasier 32 RP Pre-Arb $584,500 - - $584,500 $216,481 0.26 216,481
Chavis Michael Chavis 24 2B Pre-Arb $571,000 - - $571,000 $211,481 0.25 211,481
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin 26 SS Pre-Arb $570,000 - - $570,000 $211,111 0.25 211,111
Hernandez Darwinzon Hernandez 23 RP Pre-Arb $566,000 - - $566,000 $209,630 0.25 209,630
Weber Ryan Weber 29 RP Pre-Arb $600,000 - - $600,000 $208,971 0.25 208,971
Arauz Jonathan Arauz 21 SS Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $208,704 0.25 208,704
Valdez Phillips Valdez 28 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $208,704 0.25 208,704
Walden Marcus Walden 31 RP Pre-Arb $579,500 - - $579,500 $166,556 0.20 166,556
Arroyo Christian Arroyo 25 SS Pre-Arb $565,500 - - $565,500 $146,922 0.17 146,922
Mazza Chris Mazza 30 RP Pre-Arb $566,000 - - $566,000 $122,031 0.14 122,031
Covey Dylan Covey 28 RP Pre-Arb $575,000 - - $575,000 $92,191 0.11 92,191
Dalbec Bobby Dalbec 25 3B Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $90,335 0.11 90,335
Kickham Mike Kickham 31 SP Arb 3 $563,500 - - $563,500 $87,220 0.10 87,220
Triggs Andrew Triggs 31 RP Arb 1 $563,500 - - $563,500 $80,990 0.10 80,990
Tapia Domingo Tapia 28 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $49,840 0.06 49,840
Houck Tanner Houck 24 SP Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $40,495 0.05 40,495
Puello Cesar Puello 29 RF Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $28,035 0.03 28,035
Pivetta Nick Pivetta 27 RP Pre-Arb $588,000 - - $588,000 $19,500 0.02 19,500


2020 Injured List

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

Player (9) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Sale Chris Sale
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
31 SP Vet $30,000,000 - - $30,000,000 $7,407,407 8.80 25,600,000
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia
(60-day, Knee)
36 2B Vet $13,000,000 $125,000 - $13,125,000 $4,762,737 5.66 13,750,000
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez
(60-day, Heart)
27 SP Arb 3 $8,300,000 - - $8,300,000 $3,074,074 3.65 8,300,000
Godley Zack Godley
(60-day, Elbow)
30 SP Arb 1 $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $530,680 0.63 1,500,000
Taylor Josh Taylor
(10-day, Shoulder)
27 RP Pre-Arb $577,000 - - $577,000 $213,704 0.25 213,704
Brice Austin Brice
(10-day, Arm)
28 RP Pre-Arb $573,500 - - $573,500 $212,407 0.25 212,407
Brewer Colten Brewer
(60-day, Finger)
27 RP Pre-Arb $569,500 - - $569,500 $210,926 0.25 210,926
Hart Kyle Hart
(60-day, Hip)
27 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - - $563,500 $143,290 0.17 143,290
Munoz Yairo Munoz
(10-day, Back)
25 SS Pre-Arb $575,000 - - $575,000 $88,999 0.11 88,999


2020 Reserve/Exempt

Salaries from players who are exempt, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
McHugh Collin McHugh 33 RP $600,000 - - $600,000 $222,222 0.26 0


2020 Retained Salaries

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

Player (10) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Price David Price 34 SP $16,000,000 - - $5,925,926 $5,925,926 7.04 16,000,000
Sandoval Pablo Sandoval 33 3B $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 5.94 0
Workman Brandon Workman 31 RP $1,296,316 - - $1,296,316 $1,296,316 1.54 0
Pillar Kevin Pillar 31 CF $916,242 - - $916,242 $916,242 1.09 916,242
Hernandez Marco Hernandez 27 3B $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 0.77 650,000
Moreland Mitch Moreland 34 1B $525,146 - - $525,146 $525,146 0.62 525,146
Perez Martin Perez 29 SP $500,000 - - $500,000 $500,000 0.59 -
Hembree Heath Hembree 31 RP $498,087 - - $498,087 $498,087 0.59 498,087
Osich Josh Osich 31 RP $183,243 - - $183,243 $183,243 0.22 183,243
Lucroy Jonathan Lucroy 34 C $58,044 - - $58,044 $58,044 0.07 58,044


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 Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Ramirez Manny Ramirez 48 LF $2,013,418 - -0 $2,013,418 $2,013,418


2020 Player Pool

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

Player (30) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Peraza Jose Peraza 26 2B $2,850,000 - - $2,850,000 $1,055,556 2,850,000
Springs Jeffrey Springs 27 RP $585,000 - - $585,000 $171,402 171,402
Hall Matt Hall 26 SP $565,000 - - $565,000 $56,214 56,214
Stock Robert Stock 30 RP $564,500 - - $564,500 $102,993 102,993
Aybar Yoan Aybar AA 22 P $563,500 - - $563,500 $563,500 0
Chatham C.J. Chatham AAA 25 SS $563,500 - - $563,500 $563,500 0
Grullon Deivy Grullon 24 C $563,500 - - $563,500 $3,115 3,115
Leyer Robinson Leyer 27 RP $563,500 - - $563,500 $59,185 59,185
Wilson Marcus Wilson AAA 23 OF $563,500 - - $563,500 $563,500 0
Castillo Rusney Castillo AAA 33 LF $13,500,000 $771,428 - $14,271,428 $14,271,428 0
Hildenberger Trevor Hildenberger AAA 29 RP $700,000 - - $700,000 $700,000 0
Shawaryn Michael Shawaryn 25 P $565,000 - - $565,000 $565,000 0
Gonsalves Stephen Gonsalves 25 SP $563,500 - - $563,500 $563,500 0
Alvarez R.J. Alvarez AAA 29 RP - - - -0 -0 0
Bandy Jett Bandy AAA 30 C - - - -0 -0 0
Blair Seth Blair 31 P - - - -0 -0 0
Casas Triston Casas 20 3B - - - -0 -0 0
Centeno Juan Centeno AAA 30 C - - - -0 -0 0
Downs Jeter Downs 21 SS - - - -0 -0 0
Espinal Yoel Espinal 27 P - - - -0 -0 0
Groome Jason Groome 21 P - - - -0 -0 0
Jones Ryder Jones AAA 26 3B - - - -0 -0 0
Joseph Tommy Joseph AAA 28 1B - - - -0 -0 0
Longhi Nick Longhi AAA 24 1B - - - -0 -0 0
Mata Bryan Mata 21 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Ockimey Josh Ockimey 24 1B - - - -0 -0 0
Pereda Jhonny Pereda 24 C - - - -0 -0 0
Reyes Denyi Reyes AAA 23 SP - - - -0 -0 0
Seabold Connor Seabold 24 P - - - -0 -0 0
Simpson Caleb Simpson 28 RP - - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (10) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
YorkeNick Yorke 18 2B - $2,700,000 - $2,700,000 $2,700,000 3.21
JordanBlaze Jordan 17 3B - $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 2.08
Wu-YellandJeremy Wu-Yelland 21 P - $200,000 - $200,000 $200,000 0.24


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $100,417,500 - $300,000 $100,717,500 $36,071,047
Injured Reserve Money $55,658,500 $125,000 - $55,783,500 $16,644,224
Reserve/Exempt Money $600,000 - - $600,000 $222,222
Retained Salary $25,627,078 - - $15,553,004 $15,553,004
Deferred Salary $2,013,418 - - $2,013,418 $2,013,418
Buried Minor Salary $19,191,500 $771,428 - $19,962,928 $15,719,893
Total Payroll $201,494,578 $896,428 $300,000 $192,616,932 $84,210,390

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $164,988,120
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $182,488,120
Comp. Balance Tax Space $25,511,880