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Boston Red Sox 2023 Payroll

An updated look at the Boston Red Sox 2023 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 (13) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Bogaerts Xander Bogaerts 30 SS Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 53.33 20,000,000
Sale Chris Sale 34 SP Vet $27,500,000 - $27,500,000 $17,500,000 46.67 25,600,000
Brewer Colten Brewer 30 RP Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Brice Austin Brice 31 RP Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Chavis Michael Chavis 27 2B Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Devers Rafael Devers 26 3B Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Hernandez Darwinzon Hernandez 26 RP Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Johnson Brian Johnson 32 SP Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin 29 SS Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Taylor Josh Taylor 30 RP Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Verdugo Alex Verdugo 27 OF Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Walden Marcus Walden 34 RP Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Weber Ryan Weber 32 SP Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2023 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 51 LF $2,028,557 - $2,028,557 $2,028,557
Pedroia Dustin Pedroia 39 2B $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000


2023 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $47,500,000 - - $47,500,000 $37,500,000
Deferred Salary $4,028,557 - - $4,028,557 $4,028,557
Total Payroll $47,500,000 - - $47,500,000 $37,500,000

 

2023 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $0
Total AAV/Payroll $45,600,000
Estimated Player Benefits $0
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $45,600,000
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-45,600,000
Est. Tax Bill (0%, Surcharge 12%, Surcharge 45%) $20,520,000
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $66,120,000