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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 (35) 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 14.89 31,000,000
Betts Mookie Betts 27 RF Arb 3 $27,700,000 - $27,700,000 $27,700,000 12.89 27,700,000
Martinez J.D. Martinez 32 DH Vet $23,750,000 - $23,750,000 $23,750,000 11.05 23,750,000
Sale Chris Sale 31 SP Vet $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $20,000,000 9.30 25,666,666
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 27 SS Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 9.30 20,000,000
Eovaldi Nathan Eovaldi 30 SP Vet $17,000,000 - $17,000,000 $17,000,000 7.91 17,000,000
Castillo Rusney Castillo 33 LF Pre-Arb 1 $13,500,000 $771,428 $14,271,428 $14,271,428 6.64 0
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 36 2B Vet $13,000,000 $125,000 $13,125,000 $13,125,000 6.11 13,750,000
Bradley Jr. Jackie Bradley Jr. 30 CF Arb 4 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 5.12 11,000,000
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez 27 SP Arb 3 2 $9,500,000 - $9,500,000 $9,500,000 4.42 9,500,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 25 LF Arb 1 3 $4,900,000 - $4,900,000 $4,900,000 2.28 4,900,000
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 29 C Arb 3 $4,200,000 - $4,200,000 $4,200,000 1.95 4,516,667
Workman Brandon Workman 31 RP/CL Arb 3 $3,400,000 - $3,400,000 $3,400,000 1.58 3,400,000
Barnes Matt Barnes 30 RP Arb 2 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.40 3,000,000
Leon Sandy Leon 31 C Arb 4 $2,800,000 - $2,800,000 $2,800,000 1.30 2,800,000
Hembree Heath Hembree 31 RP Arb 2 $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 0.74 1,600,000
Osich Josh Osich 31 RP Arb 1 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.47 1,000,000
Hernandez Marco Hernandez 27 3B Arb 1 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.33 700,000
Brasier Ryan Brasier 32 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Brewer Colten Brewer 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Chavis Michael Chavis 24 3B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Devers Rafael Devers 23 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Hernandez Darwinzon Hernandez 23 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Johnson Brian Johnson 29 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Kelley Trevor Kelley 26 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Lakins Travis Lakins 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin 26 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Poyner Bobby Poyner 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Reyes Denyi Reyes 23 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Shawaryn Michael Shawaryn 25 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Taylor Josh Taylor 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Travis Sam Travis 26 1B Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Velazquez Hector Velazquez 31 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Walden Marcus Walden 31 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Weber Ryan Weber 29 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


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 2.33 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 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $209,946,428
Retained Salary $5,000,000
Deferred Salary $2,013,418
Total Payroll $214,946,428
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $219,050,000 $896,428 - $219,946,428 $209,946,428
Retained Salary $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Deferred Salary $2,013,418 - - $2,013,418 $2,013,418
Total Payroll $224,050,000 $896,428 - $224,946,428 $214,946,428

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $201,283,333
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $218,783,333
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-10,783,333
Est. Tax Bill (0%) $0
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $218,783,333