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Cleveland Indians 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Cleveland Indians 2020 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Indians – 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
Santana Carlos Santana 34 1B Vet $17,500,000 $3,333,334 $20,833,334 $8,333,334 22.25 16,000,000
Lindor Francisco Lindor 26 SS Arb 2 3 $17,500,000 - $17,500,000 $6,481,481 17.30 17,500,000
Carrasco Carlos Carrasco 33 SP Vet $10,250,000 - $10,250,000 $3,796,296 10.14 11,750,000
Ramirez Jose Ramirez 27 3B Arb 3 $6,250,000 $400,000 $6,650,000 $2,714,815 7.25 5,200,000
Hand Brad Hand 30 RP/CL Vet $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $2,592,593 6.92 6,583,333
Hernandez Cesar Hernandez 30 2B Arb 4 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $2,314,815 6.18 6,250,000
Perez Roberto Perez 31 C Pre-Arb $3,500,000 $125,000 $3,625,000 $1,513,889 4.04 2,250,000
Perez Oliver Perez 38 RP Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $1,111,111 2.97 3,000,000
Leon Sandy Leon 31 C Arb 4 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $740,741 1.98 2,000,000
DeShields Delino DeShields 27 CF Arb 2 1 $1,875,000 - $1,875,000 $694,444 1.85 1,875,000
Naquin Tyler Naquin 29 RF Arb 1 2 $1,450,000 - $1,450,000 $537,037 1.43 1,450,000
Hedges Austin Hedges 27 C Arb 2 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $464,352 1.24 3,000,000
Wittgren Nick Wittgren 29 RP Arb 1 1 $1,125,000 - $1,125,000 $416,667 1.11 1,125,000
Bieber Shane Bieber 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $623,200 - $623,200 $230,815 0.62 623,200
Reyes Franmil Reyes 24 DH Pre-Arb 2 $586,400 - $586,400 $217,185 0.58 586,400
Freeman Mike Freeman 32 2B Pre-Arb 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $212,963 0.57 575,000
Plutko Adam Plutko 28 RP Pre-Arb $574,800 - $574,800 $212,889 0.57 574,800
Luplow Jordan Luplow 26 LF Pre-Arb 1 $574,500 - $574,500 $212,778 0.57 574,500
Maton Phil Maton 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $572,100 - $572,100 $211,889 0.57 572,100
Civale Aaron Civale 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.56 563,500
Karinchak James Karinchak 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.56 563,500
Hill Cam Hill 26 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $174,440 0.47 563,500
Mercado Oscar Mercado 25 CF Pre-Arb 1 $573,400 - $573,400 $168,010 0.45 573,400
Chang Yu-Cheng Chang 24 SS Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $161,980 0.43 563,500
Plesac Zach Plesac 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $158,865 0.42 563,500
McKenzie Triston McKenzie 22 SP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $115,255 0.31 563,500
Quantrill Cal Quantrill 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $571,800 - $571,800 $88,508 0.24 571,800
Naylor Josh Naylor 23 1B Pre-Arb 3 $568,500 - $568,500 $88,004 0.23 568,500


2020 Injured List

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Rodriguez Jefry Rodriguez
(60-day, Shoulder)
26 RP Pre-Arb 1 $566,000 - $566,000 $209,630 0.56 566,000


2020 Reserve/Suspended

Salaries from players who have been suspended, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Clase Emmanuel Clase 22 RP Pre-Arb 3 $564,800 - $564,800 $209,185 0.56 564,800


2020 Retained Salaries

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

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Clevinger Mike Clevinger 29 SP $883,927 - $883,927 $883,927 2.36 883,927
Kluber Corey Kluber 34 SP $500,000 - $500,000 $500,000 1.33 500,000
Allen Greg Allen 27 OF $88,424 - $88,424 $88,424 0.24 88,424
Arroyo Christian Arroyo 25 SS $46,890 - $46,890 $46,890 0.13 46,890


2020 Player Pool

Salaries from players currently in the system. denotes a buried salary that counts against the payroll.

Player (28) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Cimber Adam Cimber 29 RP 3 $581,500 - $581,500 $154,272 581,500
Bauers Jake Bauers 24 LF 1 $577,400 - $577,400 $213,852 577,400
Zimmer Bradley Zimmer 27 CF 2 $575,000 - $575,000 $95,370 575,000
Allen Logan Allen 23 P 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $40,495 563,500
Johnson Daniel Johnson 24 CF 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $34,265 563,500
Nelson Kyle Nelson 23 RP $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 563,500
Taylor Beau Taylor 30 C 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $93,450 563,500
Bradley Bobby Bradley AAA 24 1B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Hentges Sam Hentges AAA 23 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Mejia Jean Carlos Mejia AA 23 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Moss Scott Moss AAA 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Santana Domingo Santana 27 RF $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $555,556 1,500,000
Wood Hunter Wood 26 RP $571,300 - $571,300 $211,593 571,300
Leone Dominic Leone 28 RP $563,500 - $563,500 $161,980 563,500
Morgan Eli Morgan 24 P $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 563,500
Arias Gabriel Arias 20 SS - - -0 -0 0
Baron Steve Baron 29 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Bracho Aaron Bracho 0 SS - - -0 -0 0
Clement Ernie Clement 24 2B - - -0 -0 0
Espino Daniel Espino 19 P - - -0 -0 0
Gose Anthony Gose 29 RP - - -0 -0 0
Hankins Ethan Hankins 20 P - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez David Hernandez 35 RP - - -0 -0 0
Jones Nolan Jones 22 3B - - -0 -0 0
Miller Owen Miller 23 SS - - -0 -0 0
Naylor Noah Naylor 20 C - - -0 -0 0
Sandlin Nick Sandlin 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Valera George Valera 0 OF - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
TuckerCarson Tucker 18 SS - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 5.34
BurnsTanner Burns 21 P - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 $1,600,000 4.27
HalpinPetey Halpin 18 OF - $1,525,000 $1,525,000 $1,525,000 4.07
AllenLogan Allen 21 P - $1,125,000 $1,125,000 $1,125,000 3.00
TolentinoMilan Tolentino 18 SS - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 2.14
HickmanMason Hickman 21 P - $340,000 $340,000 $340,000 0.91


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $89,300,700 $3,858,334 - $93,159,034 $34,382,564
Injured Reserve Money $566,000 - - $566,000 $209,630
Reserve/Suspended Money $564,800 - - $564,800 $209,185
Retained Salary $1,519,241 - - $1,519,241 $1,519,241
Buried Minor Salary $4,660,500 - - $4,660,500 $1,135,388
Total Payroll $96,611,241 $3,858,334 - $100,469,575 $37,456,008

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $94,720,674
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $112,220,674
Comp. Balance Tax Space $95,779,326