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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 18.73 5,200,000
Rosario Eddie Rosario 29 LF Arb 3 1 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 15.94 8,000,000
Hernandez Cesar Hernandez 31 2B Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 9.96 5,000,000
Hedges Austin Hedges 28 C Arb 3 2 $3,280,000 - $3,280,000 $3,280,000 6.54 3,280,000
Rosario Amed Rosario 25 SS Arb 1 2 $2,400,000 - $2,400,000 $2,400,000 4.78 2,400,000
Wittgren Nick Wittgren 30 RP Arb 2 1 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 3.99 2,000,000
Shaw Bryan Shaw 33 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.99 1,000,000
Maton Phil Maton 28 RP Arb 1 1 $975,000 - $975,000 $975,000 1.94 975,000
Rivera Rene Rivera 37 C Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $811,776 1.62 811,776
Bieber Shane Bieber 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $679,700 - $679,700 $679,700 1.35 679,700
Reyes Franmil Reyes 25 DH Pre-Arb 2 $602,400 - $602,400 $602,400 1.20 602,400
Bauers Jake Bauers 25 1B Pre-Arb $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 1.20 600,000
Plesac Zach Plesac 26 SP Pre-Arb 3 $590,200 - $590,200 $590,200 1.18 590,200
Civale Aaron Civale 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $587,400 - $587,400 $587,400 1.17 587,400
Quantrill Cal Quantrill 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $586,200 - $586,200 $586,200 1.17 586,200
Karinchak James Karinchak 25 RP/CL Pre-Arb 3 $585,000 - $585,000 $585,000 1.17 585,000
Luplow Jordan Luplow 27 LF Pre-Arb 1 $581,500 - $581,500 $581,500 1.16 581,500
Naylor Josh Naylor 24 RF Pre-Arb 3 $577,500 - $577,500 $577,500 1.15 577,500
Gimenez Andres Gimenez 22 SS Pre-Arb 3 $577,100 - $577,100 $577,100 1.15 577,100
McKenzie Triston McKenzie 23 RP Pre-Arb 2 $575,300 - $575,300 $575,300 1.15 575,300
Clase Emmanuel Clase 23 RP Pre-Arb 3 $571,800 - $571,800 $571,800 1.14 571,800
Chang Yu-Cheng Chang 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 $571,100 - $571,100 $571,100 1.14 571,100
Stephan Trevor Stephan 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 1.14 570,500
Hentges Sam Hentges 24 SP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $518,323 1.03 518,323
Ramirez Harold Ramirez 26 RF Pre-Arb 1 $587,000 - $587,000 $482,868 0.96 482,868
Sandlin Nick Sandlin 24 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $478,452 0.95 478,452


2021 Injured List

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Perez Roberto Perez
(10-day, Finger)
32 C Vet $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 10.96 5,500,000
Hill Cam Hill
(60-day, Wrist)
27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $577,500 - $577,500 $577,500 1.15 577,500


2021 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
Gamel Ben Gamel 29 LF $137,105 - $137,105 $137,105 0.27 137,105


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (20) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Zimmer Bradley Zimmer 28 CF 1 $576,700 - $576,700 $576,700 0
Allen Logan Allen 24 SP 1 $571,500 - $571,500 $86,044 86,044
Johnson Daniel Johnson 25 RF 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
Nelson Kyle Nelson 24 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $21,469 21,469
Arias Gabriel Arias 21 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Bradley Bobby Bradley 25 1B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Clement Ernie Clement 25 2B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Jones Nolan Jones 23 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Mejia Jean Carlos Mejia 24 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Mercado Oscar Mercado 26 OF 1 - - -0 -0 0
Morgan Eli Morgan 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Moss Scott Moss 26 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Vargas Carlos Vargas 0 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Parker Blake Parker 36 RP $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2,500,000
Perez Oliver Perez 39 RP $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1,250,000
Freeman Mike Freeman 33 2B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Gose Anthony Gose 30 RP - - -0 -0 0
Johnson D.J. Johnson 31 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Lavarnway Ryan Lavarnway 33 C - - -0 -0 0
Monasterio Andruw Monasterio 24 SS - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
AldueyFran Alduey 0 SS - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 2.39
GenaoAngel Genao 0 SS - $1,175,000 $1,175,000 $1,175,000 2.34
LopezRobert Lopez 0 C - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.99
PolancoRichard Polanco 0 SS - $530,000 $530,000 $530,000 1.06
RiveraYefri Rivera 0 SS - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 1.00


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $42,638,700 $400,000 - $43,038,700 $42,602,119
Injured Reserve Money $6,077,500 - - $6,077,500 $6,077,500
Retained Salary $137,105 - - $137,105 $137,105
Buried Minor Salary $2,962,500 - - $2,962,500 $1,363,647
Total Payroll $51,815,805 $400,000 - $52,215,805 $50,180,371

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $45,980,371
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $63,980,371
Comp. Balance Tax Space $146,019,629