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Cleveland Indians 2019 Payroll

An updated look at the Cleveland Indians 2019 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (25) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Santana Carlos Santana 33 DH Vet $17,000,000 $3,333,333 $20,333,333 $18,333,333 15.03 18,000,000
Kipnis Jason Kipnis 32 2B Vet $14,500,000 $166,668 $14,666,668 $14,666,668 12.03 8,750,000
Bauer Trevor Bauer 28 SP Arb 3 $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 10.66 13,000,000
Lindor Francisco Lindor 25 SS Arb 1 3 $10,550,000 - $10,550,000 $10,550,000 8.65 10,550,000
Carrasco Carlos Carrasco 32 SP Vet $9,750,000 - $9,750,000 $9,750,000 8.00 11,750,000
Hand Brad Hand 29 RP/CL Arb 3 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 5.33 6,583,333
Ramirez Jose Ramirez 26 3B Arb 2 1 $3,750,000 $400,000 $4,150,000 $4,150,000 3.40 5,200,000
Martin Leonys Martin 31 CF Arb 4 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.46 3,000,000
Perez Roberto Perez 30 C Pre-Arb 3 $2,500,000 $125,000 $2,625,000 $2,625,000 2.15 2,250,000
Perez Oliver Perez 37 RP Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.05 2,500,000
Otero Dan Otero 34 RP Arb 3 $1,300,000 - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 1.07 1,250,000
Clippard Tyler Clippard 34 RP Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,274,270 1.04 1,274,270
Plawecki Kevin Plawecki 28 C Arb 1 $1,137,500 - $1,137,500 $1,137,500 0.93 1,137,500
Cimber Adam Cimber 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,800 - $563,800 $563,800 0.46 563,800
Olson Tyler Olson 29 RP Pre-Arb $560,900 - $560,900 $560,900 0.46 560,900
Bauers Jake Bauers 23 1B Pre-Arb 2 $560,400 - $560,400 $560,400 0.46 560,400
Bieber Shane Bieber 24 SP Pre-Arb 2 $559,600 - $559,600 $559,600 0.46 559,600
Wittgren Nick Wittgren 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $519,216 0.43 519,216
Luplow Jordan Luplow 25 LF Pre-Arb 1 $564,500 - $564,500 $518,985 0.43 518,985
Freeman Mike Freeman 31 2B Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $498,328 0.41 498,328
Allen Greg Allen 26 CF Pre-Arb 2 $560,400 - $560,400 $479,067 0.39 479,067
Rodriguez Jefry Rodriguez 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $444,616 0.36 444,616
Cole A.J. Cole 27 RP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $423,728 0.35 423,728
Mercado Oscar Mercado 24 CF Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $417,760 0.34 417,760
Smith Josh Smith 31 RP Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $381,952 0.31 381,952


2019 Injured List

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Kluber Corey Kluber (10-day) 33 SP Vet $17,000,000 $200,000 $17,200,000 $17,200,000 14.11 11,700,000
Salazar Danny Salazar (60-day) 29 SP Arb 3 $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 3.69 4,500,000
Clevinger Mike Clevinger (60-day) 28 SP Pre-Arb 1 $592,200 - $592,200 $592,200 0.49 592,200
Naquin Tyler Naquin (10-day) 28 RF Pre-Arb 2 $574,800 - $574,800 $574,800 0.47 574,800
Zimmer Bradley Zimmer (10-day) 26 CF Pre-Arb 2 $561,200 - $561,200 $561,200 0.46 561,200


2019 Retained Salaries

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Guyer Brandon Guyer 33 RF $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 0.21 -
Ramirez Hanley Ramirez 35 1B $123,648 - $123,648 $123,648 0.10 123,648
Miller Brad Miller 29 2B $96,768 - $96,768 $96,768 0.08 96,768


2019 Minor/In the System

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

Player (30) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Gonzalez Carlos Gonzalez 33 RF $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2,000,000
Flaherty Ryan Flaherty AAA 32 3B $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1,000,000
Ramirez Neil Ramirez 30 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1,000,000
Rosales Adam Rosales 36 2B $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1,000,000
Goody Nick Goody AAA 27 RP 1 $675,000 - $675,000 $675,000 181,450
Bradley Bobby Bradley AAA 23 1B 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Chang Yu-Cheng Chang 23 SS 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Hentges Sam Hentges AA 22 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Hu Chih-Wei Hu AAA 25 RP 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Mejia Jean Carlos Mejia 22 RP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Moroff Max Moroff 26 2B $570,500 - $570,500 $116,546 116,546
Edwards Jon Edwards 31 RP 2 $555,900 - $555,900 $62,769 62,769
Anderson Cody Anderson 28 SP 1 $641,250 - $641,250 $62,064 62,064
Stamets Eric Stamets 27 SS 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $56,696 56,696
Plutko Adam Plutko 27 SP 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $20,888 20,888
Haase Eric Haase 26 C 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $8,952 8,952
Barnes Brandon Barnes 33 LF 1 - - -0 -0 0
Chiang Shao-Ching Chiang AAA 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Federowicz Tim Federowicz AAA 32 C - - -0 -0 0
Gose Anthony Gose 28 RP - - -0 -0 0
Hill Cam Hill AAA 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Hoyt James Hoyt AAA 32 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Martinez Henry Martinez AAA 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Navarro Dioner Navarro AAA 35 C - - -0 -0 0
Papi Mike Papi AAA 26 RF - - -0 -0 0
Peoples Michael Peoples AAA 27 P - - -0 -0 0
Plesac Zach Plesac 24 SP - - -0 -0 555,000
Pounders Brooks Pounders AAA 28 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Thompson Trayce Thompson AAA 28 CF - - -0 -0 0
Wojciechowski Asher Wojciechowski AAA 30 SP - - -0 -0 0


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $94,715,123
Injured Reserve Money $23,428,200
Retained Salary $470,416
Buried Minor Salary $3,327,915
Total Payroll $121,941,654
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $93,687,100 $4,025,001 - $97,712,101 $94,715,123
Injured Reserve Money $23,228,200 $200,000 - $23,428,200 $23,428,200
Retained Salary $470,416 - - $470,416 $470,416
Buried Minor Salary $6,432,650 - - $6,432,650 $3,327,915
Total Payroll $123,818,366 $4,225,001 - $128,043,367 $121,941,654

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $108,489,236
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $122,989,236
Comp. Balance Tax Space $83,010,764