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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 (36) 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 14.99 18,000,000
Kipnis Jason Kipnis 32 2B Vet $14,500,000 $166,668 $14,666,668 $14,666,668 11.99 8,750,000
Lindor Francisco Lindor 25 SS Arb 1 3 $10,550,000 - $10,550,000 $10,550,000 8.63 10,550,000
Carrasco Carlos Carrasco 32 RP Vet $9,750,000 - $9,750,000 $9,750,000 7.97 11,750,000
Hand Brad Hand 29 RP/CL Arb 3 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 5.32 6,583,333
Ramirez Jose Ramirez 26 3B Arb 2 1 $3,750,000 $400,000 $4,150,000 $4,150,000 3.39 5,200,000
Puig Yasiel Puig 28 RF Arb 3 1 $9,700,000 - $9,700,000 $3,129,032 2.56 3,129,032
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 2.04 2,500,000
Otero Dan Otero 34 RP Arb 3 $1,300,000 - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 1.06 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
Clevinger Mike Clevinger 28 SP Pre-Arb 1 $592,200 - $592,200 $592,200 0.48 592,200
Cimber Adam Cimber 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,800 - $563,800 $563,800 0.46 563,800
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 0.42 519,216
Luplow Jordan Luplow 25 LF Pre-Arb 1 $564,500 - $564,500 $518,985 0.42 518,985
Zimmer Bradley Zimmer 26 CF Pre-Arb 2 $561,200 - $561,200 $518,924 0.42 518,924
Freeman Mike Freeman 31 2B Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $498,328 0.41 498,328
Bauers Jake Bauers 23 1B Pre-Arb 2 $560,400 - $560,400 $470,028 0.38 470,028
Rodriguez Jefry Rodriguez 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $444,616 0.36 444,616
Goody Nick Goody 27 RP Arb 1 1 $675,000 - $675,000 $424,593 0.35 424,593
Mercado Oscar Mercado 24 CF Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $417,760 0.34 417,760
Allen Greg Allen 26 CF Pre-Arb 2 $560,400 - $560,400 $370,599 0.30 370,599
Plutko Adam Plutko 27 SP Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $361,064 0.30 361,064
Plesac Zach Plesac 24 SP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $343,160 0.28 343,160
Reyes Franmil Reyes 23 RF Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $184,032 0.15 184,032
Civale Aaron Civale 24 SP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $173,072 0.14 173,072
Wood Hunter Wood 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $170,088 0.14 170,088
Flaherty Ryan Flaherty 32 3B Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $155,904 0.13 155,904
Maton Phil Maton 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $562,900 - $562,900 $151,300 0.12 151,300
Chang Yu-Cheng Chang 23 SS Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $113,392 0.09 113,392
Haase Eric Haase 26 C Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $95,488 0.08 95,488
Hoyt James Hoyt 32 RP Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $86,536 0.07 86,536
Karinchak James Karinchak 23 P Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $50,728 0.04 50,728
Velazquez Andrew Velazquez 24 SS Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $38,792 0.03 38,792


2019 Injured List

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

Player (7) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Kluber Corey Kluber
(60-day, Arm)
33 SP Vet $17,000,000 $200,000 $17,200,000 $17,200,000 14.06 11,700,000
Salazar Danny Salazar
(60-day, Groin)
29 SP Arb 3 $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 3.68 4,500,000
Naquin Tyler Naquin
(60-day, Knee-acl)
28 RF Pre-Arb 2 $574,800 - $574,800 $574,800 0.47 574,800
Olson Tyler Olson
(60-day, Illness)
29 RP Pre-Arb $560,900 - $560,900 $560,900 0.46 560,900
Cole A.J. Cole
(60-day, Shoulder)
27 RP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $423,728 0.35 423,728
Anderson Cody Anderson
(60-day, Elbow)
28 SP Arb 1 1 $641,250 - $641,250 $337,904 0.28 337,904
Arroyo Christian Arroyo
(60-day, Arm)
24 SS Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $190,976 0.16 190,976


2019 Retained Salaries

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

Player (9) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Bauer Trevor Bauer 28 SP $8,806,452 - $8,806,452 $8,806,452 7.20 8,806,452
Martin Leonys Martin 31 CF $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.45 3,000,000
Ramirez Neil Ramirez 30 RP $715,072 - $715,072 $715,072 0.58 715,072
Gonzalez Carlos Gonzalez 33 RF $462,366 - $462,366 $462,366 0.38 462,366
Hu Chih-Wei Hu 25 RP $295,054 - $295,054 $295,054 0.24 295,054
Guyer Brandon Guyer 33 RF $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 0.20 -
Ramirez Hanley Ramirez 35 1B $123,648 - $123,648 $123,648 0.10 123,648
Miller Brad Miller 29 2B $118,280 - $118,280 $118,280 0.10 118,280
Smith Josh Smith 31 RP $89,520 - $89,520 $89,520 0.07 89,520


2019 Minor/In the System

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

Player (19) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Rosales Adam Rosales 36 2B $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0
Hu Chih-Wei Hu 25 RP 1 $560,000 - $560,000 $560,000 560,000
Dowdy Kyle Dowdy 26 RP $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0
Hentges Sam Hentges AA 22 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Lavarnway Ryan Lavarnway 31 C $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0
Mejia Jean Carlos Mejia 22 RP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Stephens Jordan Stephens AAA 26 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Moroff Max Moroff 26 2B $570,500 - $570,500 $138,024 138,024
Edwards Jon Edwards 31 RP 2 $555,900 - $555,900 $80,703 80,703
Bradley Bobby Bradley 23 1B 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $68,632 68,632
Stamets Eric Stamets 27 SS 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $56,696 56,696
Allen Logan Allen 22 P $555,000 - $555,000 $2,984 2,984
Chiang Shao-Ching Chiang AAA 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Gose Anthony Gose 28 RP - - -0 -0 0
Hill Cam Hill AAA 25 P - - -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


2019 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (9) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
EspinoDaniel Espino 18 P - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.04
PastranoJose Pastrano 0 SS - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.23
ValdesYordys Valdes 17 SS - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.82
CairoChristian Cairo 18 SS - $955,000 $955,000 $955,000 0.78
NaranjoJoseph Naranjo 18 1B - $770,000 $770,000 $770,000 0.63
DurangoLuis Durango 0 OF - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.41
GaddisHunter Gaddis 21 P - $415,000 $415,000 $415,000 0.34
BartlettWill Bartlett 18 C - $275,000 $275,000 $275,000 0.22
BrownJordan Brown 17 SS - $230,000 $230,000 $230,000 0.19
BrennanWill Brennan 21 CF - $163,900 $163,900 $163,900 0.13
HernandezAllan Hernandez 18 P - $140,000 $140,000 $140,000 0.11
PenaLandy Pena 17 SS - $125,605 $125,605 $125,605 0.10
CurryXzavion Curry 20 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.10
FreemanIke Freeman 21 SS - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.10
MikolajchakNick Mikolajchak 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.10
PriesMicah Pries 21 CF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.10
BentonTrey Benton 21 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.08
HartZach Hart 22 P - $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $83,738,008
Injured Reserve Money $23,788,308
Retained Salary $13,860,392
Buried Minor Salary $907,039
Total Payroll $122,293,747
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $94,673,000 $4,025,001 - $98,698,001 $83,738,008
Injured Reserve Money $24,386,950 $200,000 - $24,586,950 $23,788,308
Retained Salary $13,860,392 - - $13,860,392 $13,860,392
Buried Minor Salary $3,351,400 - - $3,351,400 $907,039
Total Payroll $136,271,742 $4,225,001 - $140,496,743 $122,293,747

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $113,302,079
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $127,802,079
Comp. Balance Tax Space $78,197,921