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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 (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Martinez J.D. Martinez 32 DH Vet $23,750,000 - $23,750,000 $23,750,000 12.72 22,000,000
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 27 SS Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 10.71 20,000,000
Eovaldi Nathan Eovaldi 30 SP Vet $17,000,000 - $17,000,000 $17,000,000 9.10 17,000,000
Bradley Jr. Jackie Bradley Jr. 30 CF Arb 4 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 5.89 11,000,000
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez 27 SP Arb 3 2 $8,300,000 - $8,300,000 $8,300,000 4.44 8,300,000
Perez Martin Perez 29 SP Vet $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 2.94 6,500,000
Pillar Kevin Pillar 31 CF Arb 3 $4,250,000 - $4,250,000 $4,250,000 2.28 4,250,000
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 29 C Arb 3 $4,200,000 - $4,200,000 $4,200,000 2.25 4,516,667
Workman Brandon Workman 31 RP/CL Arb 3 $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.87 3,500,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 25 LF Arb 1 3 $3,400,000 - $3,400,000 $3,400,000 1.82 5,000,000
Barnes Matt Barnes 30 RP Arb 2 2 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $3,100,000 1.66 3,100,000
Peraza Jose Peraza 26 2B Arb 1 1 $2,850,000 - $2,850,000 $2,850,000 1.53 2,850,000
Moreland Mitch Moreland 34 1B Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.34 3,000,000
Hembree Heath Hembree 31 RP Arb 2 $1,612,500 - $1,612,500 $1,612,500 0.86 1,612,500
Plawecki Kevin Plawecki 29 C Arb 2 $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 0.48 900,000
Devers Rafael Devers 23 3B Pre-Arb 3 $692,500 - $692,500 $692,500 0.37 692,500
Verdugo Alex Verdugo 24 RF Pre-Arb 2 $601,500 - $601,500 $601,500 0.32 601,500
Weber Ryan Weber 29 SP Pre-Arb 1 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0.32 600,000
Brasier Ryan Brasier 32 RP Pre-Arb 1 $584,500 - $584,500 $584,500 0.31 584,500
Walden Marcus Walden 31 RP Pre-Arb 2 $579,500 - $579,500 $579,500 0.31 579,500
Taylor Josh Taylor 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $577,000 - $577,000 $577,000 0.31 577,000
Brice Austin Brice 28 RP Pre-Arb $573,500 - $573,500 $573,500 0.31 573,500
Chavis Michael Chavis 24 2B Pre-Arb 2 $571,000 - $571,000 $571,000 0.31 571,000
Hernandez Darwinzon Hernandez 23 RP Pre-Arb 2 $566,000 - $566,000 $566,000 0.30 566,000
Arauz Jonathan Arauz 21 SS Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 0.30 563,500
Johnson Brian Johnson 29 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 583,500


2020 Injured List

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Sale Chris Sale
(15-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
31 SP Vet $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $20,000,000 10.71 25,600,000
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia
(60-day, Knee)
36 2B Vet $13,000,000 $125,000 $13,125,000 $13,125,000 7.03 13,750,000
McHugh Collin McHugh
(15-day, Elbow)
33 SP Vet 1 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0.32 600,000


2020 Retained Salaries

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Price David Price 34 SP $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 8.57 16,000,000
Sandoval Pablo Sandoval 33 3B $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.68 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 (32) 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
Lucroy Jonathan Lucroy AAA 34 C $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0
Osich Josh Osich AAA 31 RP 1 $850,000 - $850,000 $850,000 850,000
Hildenberger Trevor Hildenberger AAA 29 RP 2 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0
Hernandez Marco Hernandez AAA 27 3B 1 $650,000 - $650,000 $650,000 0
Springs Jeffrey Springs AAA 27 RP 3 $585,000 - $585,000 $585,000 585,000
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin AAA 26 SS $570,000 - $570,000 $570,000 570,000
Brewer Colten Brewer AAA 27 RP 1 $569,500 - $569,500 $569,500 569,500
Mazza Chris Mazza AAA 30 RP 2 $566,000 - $566,000 $566,000 566,000
Hall Matt Hall AAA 26 SP 2 $565,000 - $565,000 $565,000 565,000
Shawaryn Michael Shawaryn AAA 25 P 2 $565,000 - $565,000 $565,000 565,000
Aybar Yoan Aybar AA 22 P 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 563,500
Chatham C.J. Chatham AAA 25 SS 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 563,500
Dalbec Bobby Dalbec AAA 25 3B 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 563,500
Hart Kyle Hart AAA 27 P 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 563,500
Wilson Marcus Wilson AAA 23 OF 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 563,500
Alvarez R.J. Alvarez AAA 29 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Andreoli John Andreoli AAA 30 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Bandy Jett Bandy AAA 30 C - - -0 -0 0
Centeno Juan Centeno AAA 30 C - - -0 -0 0
DeCarlo Joe DeCarlo AAA 26 C - - -0 -0 0
Espinal Yoel Espinal 27 P - - -0 -0 0
Jones Ryder Jones AAA 26 3B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Joseph Tommy Joseph AAA 28 1B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Kickham Mike Kickham AAA 31 RP - - -0 -0 0
Leyer Robinson Leyer AA 27 P - - -0 -0 0
Longhi Nick Longhi AAA 24 1B - - -0 -0 0
Munoz Yairo Munoz AAA 25 SS 1 - - -0 -0 0
Poyner Bobby Poyner AAA 27 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Reyes Denyi Reyes AAA 23 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Tapia Domingo Tapia AAA 28 P - - -0 -0 0
Valdez Phillips Valdez AAA 28 P 2 - - -0 -0 0


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $117,771,500 - - $117,771,500 $117,771,500
Injured Reserve Money $43,600,000 $125,000 - $43,725,000 $33,725,000
Retained Salary $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000 $21,000,000
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 $195,871,500 $896,428 - $196,767,928 $186,767,928

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $182,476,167
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $199,976,167
Comp. Balance Tax Space $8,023,833