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Cleveland Indians 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Cleveland Indians 2020 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 (30) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Santana Carlos Santana 34 1B Vet $17,500,000 $3,333,334 $20,833,334 $8,333,334 21.91 16,000,000
Lindor Francisco Lindor 26 SS Arb 2 3 $17,500,000 - $17,500,000 $6,481,481 17.04 17,500,000
Carrasco Carlos Carrasco 33 SP Vet $10,250,000 - $10,250,000 $3,796,296 9.98 11,750,000
Ramirez Jose Ramirez 27 3B Arb 3 $6,250,000 $400,000 $6,650,000 $2,714,815 7.14 5,200,000
Hand Brad Hand 30 RP/CL Vet $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $2,592,593 6.82 6,583,333
Hernandez Cesar Hernandez 30 2B Arb 4 $6,250,000 - $6,250,000 $2,314,815 6.09 6,250,000
Clevinger Mike Clevinger 29 SP Arb 1 1 $4,100,000 - $4,100,000 $1,518,519 3.99 4,100,000
Perez Oliver Perez 38 RP Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $1,111,111 2.92 3,000,000
Leon Sandy Leon 31 C Arb 4 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $740,741 1.95 2,000,000
Santana Domingo Santana 27 RF Arb 2 $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $555,556 1.46 1,500,000
Wittgren Nick Wittgren 29 RP Arb 1 1 $1,125,000 - $1,125,000 $416,667 1.10 1,125,000
Bieber Shane Bieber 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $623,200 - $623,200 $230,815 0.61 623,200
Reyes Franmil Reyes 24 DH Pre-Arb 2 $586,400 - $586,400 $217,185 0.57 586,400
Cimber Adam Cimber 29 RP Pre-Arb 3 $581,500 - $581,500 $215,370 0.57 581,500
Freeman Mike Freeman 32 2B Pre-Arb 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $212,963 0.56 575,000
Zimmer Bradley Zimmer 27 CF Pre-Arb 2 $575,000 - $575,000 $212,963 0.56 575,000
Plutko Adam Plutko 28 RP Pre-Arb $574,800 - $574,800 $212,889 0.56 574,800
Luplow Jordan Luplow 26 LF Pre-Arb 1 $574,500 - $574,500 $212,778 0.56 574,500
Mercado Oscar Mercado 25 CF Pre-Arb 1 $573,400 - $573,400 $212,370 0.56 573,400
Maton Phil Maton 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $572,100 - $572,100 $211,889 0.56 572,100
Allen Greg Allen 27 RF Pre-Arb 1 $571,300 - $571,300 $211,593 0.56 571,300
Arroyo Christian Arroyo 25 SS Pre-Arb $565,500 - $565,500 $209,444 0.55 565,500
Chang Yu-Cheng Chang 24 SS Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.55 563,500
Civale Aaron Civale 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.55 563,500
Hill Cam Hill 26 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.55 563,500
Karinchak James Karinchak 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.55 563,500
Leone Dominic Leone 28 RP Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.55 563,500
Plesac Zach Plesac 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $202,474 0.53 563,500
Johnson Daniel Johnson 24 CF Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $199,360 0.52 563,500
Taylor Beau Taylor 30 C Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $193,129 0.51 563,500


2020 Injured List

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Perez Roberto Perez
(10-day, Shoulder)
31 C Pre-Arb $3,500,000 $125,000 $3,625,000 $1,513,889 3.98 2,250,000
DeShields Delino DeShields
(10-day, Illness)
27 CF Arb 2 1 $1,875,000 - $1,875,000 $694,444 1.83 1,875,000
Naquin Tyler Naquin
(10-day, Toe)
29 RF Arb 1 2 $1,450,000 - $1,450,000 $537,037 1.41 1,450,000


2020 Reserve/Suspended

Salaries from players who have been suspended, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Clase Emmanuel Clase 22 RP Pre-Arb 3 $564,800 - $564,800 $209,185 0.55 564,800


2020 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
Kluber Corey Kluber 34 SP $500,000 - $500,000 $500,000 1.31 500,000


2020 Player Pool

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

Player (24) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Bauers Jake Bauers 24 LF 1 $577,400 - $577,400 $213,852 577,400
Rodriguez Jefry Rodriguez 26 RP 1 $566,000 - $566,000 $209,630 566,000
Allen Logan Allen AAA 23 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Bradley Bobby Bradley AAA 24 1B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Hentges Sam Hentges AAA 23 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
McKenzie Triston McKenzie AAA 22 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Mejia Jean Carlos Mejia AA 23 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Moss Scott Moss AAA 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Wood Hunter Wood 26 RP $571,300 - $571,300 $211,593 571,300
Helsabeck Wes Helsabeck 27 P $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 563,500
Morgan Eli Morgan 24 P $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 563,500
Baron Steve Baron 29 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Bracho Aaron Bracho 0 SS - - -0 -0 0
Clement Ernie Clement 24 2B - - -0 -0 0
Elmore Jake Elmore 33 LF - - -0 -0 0
Espino Daniel Espino 19 P - - -0 -0 0
Gose Anthony Gose 29 RP - - -0 -0 0
Hankins Ethan Hankins 20 P - - -0 -0 0
Hernandez David Hernandez 35 RP - - -0 -0 0
Jones Nolan Jones 22 3B - - -0 -0 0
Naylor Noah Naylor 20 C - - -0 -0 0
Nelson Kyle Nelson 23 RP - - -0 -0 0
Sandlin Nick Sandlin 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Valera George Valera 0 OF - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
TuckerCarson Tucker 18 SS - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 5.26
BurnsTanner Burns 21 P - $1,600,000 $1,600,000 $1,600,000 4.21
HalpinPetey Halpin 18 OF - $1,525,000 $1,525,000 $1,525,000 4.01
AllenLogan Allen 21 P - $1,125,000 $1,125,000 $1,125,000 2.96
TolentinoMilan Tolentino 18 SS - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 2.10
HickmanMason Hickman 21 P - $340,000 $340,000 $340,000 0.89


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $87,105,700 $3,733,334 - $90,839,034 $34,574,670
Injured Reserve Money $6,825,000 $125,000 - $6,950,000 $2,745,370
Reserve/Suspended Money $564,800 - - $564,800 $209,185
Retained Salary $500,000 - - $500,000 $500,000
Total Payroll $94,995,500 $3,858,334 - $98,853,834 $38,029,225

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $93,107,433
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $110,607,433
Comp. Balance Tax Space $97,392,567