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Cleveland Indians 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Cleveland Indians 2021 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 (40) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Lindor Francisco Lindor 27 SS Arb 3 $19,500,000 - $19,500,000 $19,500,000 34.61 19,500,000
Carrasco Carlos Carrasco 34 SP Vet $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 21.30 11,750,000
Ramirez Jose Ramirez 28 3B Vet $9,000,000 $400,000 $9,400,000 $9,400,000 16.68 5,200,000
Perez Roberto Perez 32 C Vet $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 9.76 5,500,000
Hedges Austin Hedges 28 C Arb 3 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 5.32 3,000,000
DeShields Delino DeShields 28 CF Arb 3 $2,200,000 - $2,200,000 $2,200,000 3.90 2,200,000
Naquin Tyler Naquin 30 RF Arb 2 2 $2,100,000 - $2,100,000 $2,100,000 3.73 2,100,000
Wittgren Nick Wittgren 30 RP Arb 2 1 $1,800,000 - $1,800,000 $1,800,000 3.19 1,800,000
Maton Phil Maton 28 RP Arb 1 1 $850,000 - $850,000 $850,000 1.51 850,000
Allen Logan Allen 24 P Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Arias Gabriel Arias 21 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Bauers Jake Bauers 25 OF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Bieber Shane Bieber 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Bradley Bobby Bradley 25 1B Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Chang Yu-Cheng Chang 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 - - -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
Clement Ernie Clement 25 2B Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hentges Sam Hentges 24 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hill Cam Hill 27 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Humphreys Jordan Humphreys 25 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Johnson Daniel Johnson 25 CF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Jones Nolan Jones 23 3B Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Karinchak James Karinchak 25 RP 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 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Mejia Jean Carlos Mejia 24 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Mercado Oscar Mercado 26 OF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Morgan Eli Morgan 25 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Moss Scott Moss 26 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Naylor Josh Naylor 24 1B 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 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Reyes Franmil Reyes 25 DH Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rodriguez Jefry Rodriguez 27 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Taylor Beau Taylor 31 C Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Vargas Carlos Vargas 0 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Zimmer Bradley Zimmer 28 CF Arb 1 1 - - -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 (2) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Gose Anthony Gose 30 RP - - -0 -0 0
Monasterio Andruw Monasterio 24 SS - - -0 -0 0


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $55,950,000 $400,000 - $56,350,000 $56,350,000
Total Payroll $55,950,000 $400,000 - $56,350,000 $56,350,000

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $69,725,000
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $87,725,000
Comp. Balance Tax Space $122,275,000