Boston Red Sox

Boston Red Sox 2023 Payroll

Red Sox 2023 Payroll

An updated look at the Boston Red Sox 2023 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (30) 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 17.85 20,000,000
Story Trevor Story 30 SS Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 17.85 23,333,333
Sale Chris Sale 34 SP Vet $27,500,000 - $27,500,000 $17,500,000 15.61 25,600,000
Paxton James Paxton 34 SP Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 11.60 10,000,000
Hernandez Enrique Hernandez 31 CF Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 8.92 10,000,000
Barnes Matt Barnes 33 RP Vet $7,500,000 $875,000 $8,375,000 $8,375,000 7.47 9,375,000
Pham Tommy Pham 35 LF Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 5.35 7,500,000
Sawamura Hirokazu Sawamura 35 RP Pre-Arb $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.68 1,500,000
Whitlock Garrett Whitlock 27 RP Pre-Arb $1,000,000 $200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 1.07 4,687,500
Hosmer Eric Hosmer 33 1B Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $720,000 0.64 720,000
Almonte Abraham Almonte 34 CF Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Altavilla Dan Altavilla 30 RP Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Arroyo Christian Arroyo 28 2B Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Bazardo Eduard Bazardo 27 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Brasier Ryan Brasier 35 RP Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Chang Yu-Cheng Chang 27 SS Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Cordero Franchy Cordero 28 1B Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Crawford Kutter Crawford 27 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Dalbec Bobby Dalbec 28 1B Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Danish Tyler Danish 28 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Devers Rafael Devers 26 3B Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Houck Tanner Houck 27 RP/CL Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
McGuire Reese McGuire 28 C Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Ort Kaleb Ort 31 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Pivetta Nick Pivetta 30 SP Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Schreiber John Schreiber 29 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Seabold Connor Seabold 27 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Taylor Josh Taylor 30 RP Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Verdugo Alex Verdugo 27 LF Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Wong Connor Wong 27 C Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2023 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 % Lux. Tax Salary
Hosmer Eric Hosmer 33 1B $12,280,000 - $12,280,000 $12,280,000 10.96 17,280,000


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 $121,000,000 $1,075,000 - $122,075,000 $99,795,000
Retained Salary $12,280,000 - - $12,280,000 $12,280,000
Deferred Salary $4,028,557 - - $4,028,557 $4,028,557
Total Payroll $133,280,000 $1,075,000 - $134,355,000 $112,075,000

 

2023 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $233,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $118,495,833
Estimated Player Benefits $16,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666
Proj. Tax Payroll $138,912,499