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Boston Red Sox Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Boston Red Sox, including multi-year payrolls, active roster salaries, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

Red Sox – The Athletic

 

Salary Payroll Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Total Payroll Allocations   $83,710,390 $149,775,000 $99,350,000 $37,500,000 $37,500,000
Signed Players   28 32 27 21 16
Catchers   $1,988,889 $7,900,000 $7,000,000
Infield   $13,384,177 $39,975,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
Outfield   $5,584,146 $6,600,000
Starting Pitchers   $19,658,394 $53,150,000 $37,000,000 $17,500,000 $17,500,000
Relief Pitchers   $3,525,591 $6,800,000
Designated Hitter   $8,796,296 $19,350,000 $19,350,000
Disabled List   $17,903,483
Suspended  
Retained/Deferred   $15,053,004 $16,000,000 $16,000,000

 

Roster Payroll Figures

Current & future salary payroll figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Red Sox Salary Payroll Table

Team Control
Arbitration
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Estimate
Catchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Christian Vazquez 29 C $4,200,000 $6,250,000 $7,000,000 0UFA 0-
Kevin Plawecki 29 C $1,000,000 0ARB 3 0ARB 4 0UFA 0-
 
1st Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
 
2nd Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Dustin Pedroia 36 2B $13,125,000 $12,125,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Michael Chavis 24 2B $571,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
3rd Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Rafael Devers 23 3B $692,500 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Bobby Dalbec 25 3B $563,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Shortstop Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Xander Bogaerts 27 SS $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
Yairo Munoz 25 SS $575,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Tzu-Wei Lin 26 SS $570,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Christian Arroyo 25 SS $565,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Jonathan Arauz 21 SS $563,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Outfield Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Jackie Bradley Jr. 30 CF $11,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Andrew Benintendi 25 LF $3,400,000 $6,600,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Alex Verdugo 24 RF $601,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Cesar Puello 29 RF $563,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
Starting Pitchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Chris Sale 31 SP $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $30,000,000 $27,500,000 $27,500,000
Nathan Eovaldi 30 SP $17,000,000 $17,000,000 $17,000,000 0UFA 0-
Eduardo Rodriguez 27 SP $8,300,000 0ARB 4 0UFA 0- 0-
Martin Perez 29 SP $5,700,000 $6,850,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Zack Godley 30 SP $1,500,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Mike Kickham 31 SP $563,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tanner Houck 24 SP $563,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Relief Pitchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Matt Barnes 30 RP/CL $3,100,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Collin McHugh 33 RP $600,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Weber 29 RP $600,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Nick Pivetta 27 RP $588,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Ryan Brasier 32 RP $584,500 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Marcus Walden 31 RP $579,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Josh Taylor 27 RP $577,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Dylan Covey 28 RP $575,000 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Austin Brice 28 RP $573,500 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Colten Brewer 27 RP $569,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Darwinzon Hernandez 23 RP $566,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Chris Mazza 30 RP $566,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Phillips Valdez 28 RP $563,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Kyle Hart 27 RP $563,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
Andrew Triggs 31 RP $563,500 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0ARB 4 0UFA
Domingo Tapia 28 RP $563,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Designated Hitter Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
J.D. Martinez 32 DH $23,750,000 $19,350,000 $19,350,000 0UFA 0-
   

Retained/Buried Payroll Figures

Values for players who have been released, traded, or otherwise removed from the roster.

Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
David Price SP $5,925,926 $16,000,000 $16,000,000 0- 0-
Pablo Sandoval 3B $5,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Brandon Workman RP/CL $1,296,316 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kevin Pillar CF $916,242 0- 0- 0- 0-
Marco Hernandez 3B $650,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Mitch Moreland 1B $525,146 0- 0- 0- 0-
Heath Hembree RP $498,087 0- 0- 0- 0-
Josh Osich RP $183,243 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jonathan Lucroy C $58,044 0- 0- 0- 0-
 

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Manny Ramirez LF $2,013,418 $2,018,452 $2,023,498 $2,028,557 $2,033,628