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Boston Red Sox 2021 Payroll

Red Sox 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Boston Red Sox 2021 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Red Sox – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (28) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Sale Chris Sale 32 SP Vet $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $20,000,000 10.96 25,600,000
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 28 SS Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 10.96 20,000,000
Martinez J.D. Martinez 33 DH Vet $19,350,000 - $19,350,000 $19,350,000 10.60 22,000,000
Eovaldi Nathan Eovaldi 31 SP Vet $17,000,000 - $17,000,000 $17,000,000 9.31 17,000,000
Richards Garrett Richards 33 RP Vet $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 4.66 10,000,000
Rodriguez Eduardo Rodriguez 28 SP Arb 4 $8,300,000 - $8,300,000 $8,300,000 4.55 8,300,000
Ottavino Adam Ottavino 35 RP Vet $7,150,000 $75,044 $7,225,044 $8,150,000 4.46 8,150,000
Vazquez Christian Vazquez 30 C Vet $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $6,250,000 3.42 4,516,667
Devers Rafael Devers 24 3B Arb 1 3 $4,575,000 - $4,575,000 $4,575,000 2.51 4,575,000
Hernandez Enrique Hernandez 29 2B Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $4,500,000 2.47 7,000,000
Barnes Matt Barnes 31 RP/CL Arb 3 $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 2.47 4,500,000
Perez Martin Perez 30 RP Vet $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 2.47 5,000,000
Renfroe Hunter Renfroe 29 RF Arb 2 2 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $3,100,000 1.70 3,100,000
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 28 LF Arb 3 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $2,446,210 1.34 2,446,210
Plawecki Kevin Plawecki 30 C Arb 3 $1,600,000 - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 0.88 1,600,000
Sawamura Hirokazu Sawamura 33 RP Pre-Arb 3 $1,200,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.66 1,500,000
Robles Hansel Robles 30 RP Arb 4 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $698,945 0.38 698,945
Verdugo Alex Verdugo 25 CF Pre-Arb 2 $649,500 - $649,500 $649,500 0.36 649,500
Pivetta Nick Pivetta 28 SP Pre-Arb $613,500 - $613,500 $613,500 0.34 613,500
Taylor Josh Taylor 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $580,500 - $580,500 $580,500 0.32 580,500
Hernandez Darwinzon Hernandez 24 RP Pre-Arb 2 $578,500 - $578,500 $578,500 0.32 578,500
Dalbec Bobby Dalbec 26 1B Pre-Arb 2 $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.32 575,000
Whitlock Garrett Whitlock 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.31 570,500
Shaw Travis Shaw 31 1B Arb 3 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $395,185 0.22 395,185
Davis Austin Davis 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $588,000 - $588,000 $205,465 0.11 205,465
Houck Tanner Houck 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $577,000 - $577,000 $192,324 0.11 192,324
Lopez Jack Lopez 0 SS Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $85,876 0.05 85,876
Iglesias Jose Iglesias 31 SS Vet $570,500 - $570,500 $82,809 0.05 82,809


2021 Injured List

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Santana Daniel Santana
30 OF Arb 4 $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 0.96 1,750,000
Arroyo Christian Arroyo
(10-day, Covid-19)
26 SS Pre-Arb $581,500 - $581,500 $581,500 0.32 581,500
Valdez Phillips Valdez
(10-day, Covid-19)
29 RP Pre-Arb 2 $578,500 - $578,500 $388,750 0.21 388,750
Arauz Jonathan Arauz
(10-day, Covid-19)
22 SS Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $190,154 0.10 190,154
Munoz Yairo Munoz
(10-day, Covid-19)
26 SS Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $113,479 0.06 113,479


2021 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 Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Price David Price 35 SP $16,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 8.77 16,000,000
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 37 2B $12,000,000 $125,000 $12,125,000 $12,125,000 6.64 13,750,000
Gonzalez Marwin Gonzalez 32 3B $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.64 3,000,000
Benintendi Andrew Benintendi 26 LF $2,800,000 - $2,800,000 $2,800,000 1.53 2,800,000
Andriese Matt Andriese 31 RP $1,850,000 - $1,850,000 $1,850,000 1.01 1,850,000
Robles Hansel Robles 30 RP $1,301,055 - $1,301,055 $1,301,055 0.71 1,301,055
Chavis Michael Chavis 25 2B $361,998 - $361,998 $361,998 0.20 361,998
Workman Brandon Workman 32 RP $360,192 - $360,192 $360,192 0.20 360,192
Brennan Brandon Brennan 29 RP $18,402 - $18,402 $18,402 0.01 18,402
Weber Ryan Weber 30 SP $3,067 - $3,067 $3,067 0.00 3,067


2021 Deferred Salaries

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Ramirez Manny Ramirez 49 LF $2,018,452 - $2,018,452 $2,018,452
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 37 2B $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000


2021 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
Lux. Tax Salary
Brasier Ryan Brasier 33 RP 1 $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1,250,000
Cordero Franchy Cordero 26 LF 2 $800,000 - $800,000 $116,127 116,127
Bazardo Eduard Bazardo 25 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $220,824 220,824
Crawford Kutter Crawford 0 P $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Espinal Raynel Espinal 29 P $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Feliz Michael Feliz 28 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $33,737 33,737
Hartlieb Geoff Hartlieb 27 P 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
Ort Kaleb Ort 0 P $570,500 - $570,500 $12,268 12,268
Rios Yacksel Rios 28 RP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $184,020 184,020
Schreiber John Schreiber 27 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Seabold Connor Seabold 25 SP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Wong Connor Wong 25 C 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $79,742 79,742
Groome Jason Groome 22 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez Ronaldo Hernandez 23 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Mata Bryan Mata 22 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Potts Hudson Potts 22 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Rosario Jeisson Rosario 21 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Brice Austin Brice 29 RP $870,000 - $870,000 $266,589 266,589
Gossett Daniel Gossett 28 SP 1 $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000 750,000
Brewer Colten Brewer 28 RP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $21,469 21,469
Duran Jarren Duran 24 2B $570,500 - $570,500 $187,087 187,087
Gonsalves Stephen Gonsalves 26 SP $570,500 - $570,500 $42,938 42,938
Motter Taylor Motter 31 SS 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $9,201 9,201
Peacock Brad Peacock 33 SP $570,500 - $570,500 $39,871 39,871
Carasiti Matt Carasiti 29 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
De Jesus Enmanuel De Jesus 24 SP - - -0 -0 0
Gettys Michael Gettys 25 OF - - -0 -0 0
Grotz Zac Grotz 28 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Hall Matt Hall 27 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Hart Kyle Hart 28 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Herrmann Chris Herrmann 33 C - - -0 -0 0
Olson Tyler Olson 31 RP - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (10) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
MayerMarcelo Mayer 18 SS - $6,664,000 $6,664,000 $6,664,000 3.65
BleisMiguel Bleis 0 OF - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.82
HickeyNathan Hickey 21 C - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.55
LiraEnderso Lira 0 C - $850,000 $850,000 $850,000 0.47
McDonoughTyler McDonough 22 2B - $828,600 $828,600 $828,600 0.45
RaveloLuis Ravelo 0 SS - $545,000 $545,000 $545,000 0.30
Rodriguez-CruzElmer Rodriguez-Cruz 17 P - $497,500 $497,500 $497,500 0.27
LiendoAhbram Liendo 0 SS - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.25
PaezJedixon Paez 0 P - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.25
MejiasAlvaro Mejias 0 P - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.16
KavadasNiko Kavadas 22 1B - $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 0.14
OldsWyatt Olds 21 P - $236,500 $236,500 $236,500 0.13
DobbinsHunter Dobbins 21 P - $197,500 $197,500 $197,500 0.11
McElvenyDaniel McElveny 18 SS - $197,500 $197,500 $197,500 0.11
MillerTyler Miller 21 3B - $157,800 $157,800 $157,800 0.09
TroyeChristopher Troye 22 P - $122,500 $122,500 $122,500 0.07
VelaB.J. Vela 21 2B - $122,500 $122,500 $122,500 0.07
WebbJacob Webb 22 P - $122,500 $122,500 $122,500 0.07
SikesPhillip Sikes 22 OF - $97,500 $97,500 $97,500 0.05
UberstineTyler Uberstine 22 P - $97,500 $97,500 $97,500 0.05
LitwickiMatt Litwicki 22 P - $47,500 $47,500 $47,500 0.03
GuerreroLuis Guerrero 20 P - - -0 -0 0.00


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $158,398,500 $75,044 - $158,473,544 $139,199,314
Injured Reserve Money $4,051,000 - - $4,051,000 $3,023,883
Retained Salary $37,694,714 $125,000 - $37,819,714 $37,819,714
Deferred Salary $4,018,452 - - $4,018,452 $4,018,452
Buried Minor Salary $10,907,000 - - $10,907,000 $2,491,476
Total Payroll $211,051,214 $200,044 - $211,251,258 $182,534,387

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $196,046,554
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $213,796,554
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-3,796,554
Est. Tax Bill (20%) $759,311
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $214,555,865