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Cleveland Indians

Cleveland Indians 2021 Payroll

Indians 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Cleveland Indians 2021 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Indians – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Ramirez Jose Ramirez 28 3B Vet $9,000,000 $400,000 $9,400,000 $9,400,000 24.68 5,200,000
Rosario Eddie Rosario 29 LF Arb 3 1 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 21.01 8,000,000
Perez Roberto Perez 32 C Vet $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 14.44 5,500,000
Hernandez Cesar Hernandez 31 2B Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 13.13 5,000,000
Hedges Austin Hedges 28 C Arb 3 2 $3,280,000 - $3,280,000 $3,280,000 8.61 3,280,000
Parker Blake Parker 36 RP Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 6.57 2,500,000
Rosario Amed Rosario 25 SS Arb 1 2 $2,400,000 - $2,400,000 $2,400,000 6.30 2,400,000
Wittgren Nick Wittgren 30 RP Arb 2 1 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 5.25 2,000,000
Allen Logan Allen 24 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Bauers Jake Bauers 25 1B Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Bieber Shane Bieber 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Civale Aaron Civale 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Clase Emmanuel Clase 23 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Gimenez Andres Gimenez 22 2B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Johnson Daniel Johnson 25 RF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Karinchak James Karinchak 25 RP/CL Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Luplow Jordan Luplow 27 LF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
McKenzie Triston McKenzie 23 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Mercado Oscar Mercado 26 OF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Naylor Josh Naylor 24 LF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Nelson Kyle Nelson 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Plesac Zach Plesac 26 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Plutko Adam Plutko 29 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Quantrill Cal Quantrill 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Reyes Franmil Reyes 25 DH Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Stephan Trevor Stephan 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (25) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Maton Phil Maton 28 RP 1 $975,000 - $975,000 $975,000 975,000
Arias Gabriel Arias 21 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Bradley Bobby Bradley 25 1B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Chang Yu-Cheng Chang 25 SS 1 - - -0 -0 0
Clement Ernie Clement 25 2B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Hentges Sam Hentges 24 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Hill Cam Hill 27 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Jones Nolan Jones 23 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Mejia Jean Carlos Mejia 24 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Morgan Eli Morgan 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Moss Scott Moss 26 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Ramirez Harold Ramirez 26 RF 1 - - -0 -0 0
Taylor Beau Taylor 31 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Vargas Carlos Vargas 0 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Zimmer Bradley Zimmer 28 CF 1 - - -0 -0 0
Hembree Heath Hembree 32 RP $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1,250,000
Hamilton Billy Hamilton 30 CF $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1,000,000
Freeman Mike Freeman 33 2B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Gamel Ben Gamel 29 LF 1 - - -0 -0 0
Gose Anthony Gose 30 RP - - -0 -0 0
Johnson D.J. Johnson 31 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Lavarnway Ryan Lavarnway 33 C - - -0 -0 0
Monasterio Andruw Monasterio 24 SS - - -0 -0 0
Perez Oliver Perez 39 RP - - -0 -0 0
Shaw Bryan Shaw 33 RP - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (0) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
AldueyFran Alduey 0 SS - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 3.15
GenaoAngel Genao 0 SS - $1,175,000 $1,175,000 $1,175,000 3.09
LopezRobert Lopez 0 C - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 2.63
PolancoRichard Polanco 0 SS - $530,000 $530,000 $530,000 1.39
RiveraYefri Rivera 0 SS - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 1.31


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $37,680,000 $400,000 - $38,080,000 $38,080,000
Total Payroll $37,680,000 $400,000 - $38,080,000 $38,080,000

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $42,705,000
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $60,705,000
Comp. Balance Tax Space $149,295,000