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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 (29) 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 19.24 5,200,000
Perez Roberto Perez 32 C Vet $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 11.26 5,500,000
Hedges Austin Hedges 28 C Arb 3 2 $3,280,000 - $3,280,000 $3,280,000 6.71 3,280,000
Wittgren Nick Wittgren 30 RP Arb 2 1 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 4.09 2,000,000
Parker Blake Parker 36 RP Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $1,612,920 3.30 1,612,920
Shaw Bryan Shaw 33 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 2.05 1,000,000
Reyes Franmil Reyes 25 DH Pre-Arb 2 $602,400 - $602,400 $602,400 1.23 602,400
Plesac Zach Plesac 26 SP Pre-Arb 3 $590,200 - $590,200 $590,200 1.21 590,200
Civale Aaron Civale 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $587,400 - $587,400 $587,400 1.20 587,400
Quantrill Cal Quantrill 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $586,200 - $586,200 $586,200 1.20 586,200
Clase Emmanuel Clase 23 RP Pre-Arb 3 $571,800 - $571,800 $571,800 1.17 571,800
Stephan Trevor Stephan 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 1.17 570,500
Ramirez Harold Ramirez 26 RF Pre-Arb 1 $587,000 - $587,000 $482,868 0.99 482,868
Hentges Sam Hentges 24 RP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $481,519 0.99 481,519
Chang Yu-Cheng Chang 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 $571,100 - $571,100 $478,920 0.98 478,920
McKenzie Triston McKenzie 23 SP Pre-Arb 2 $575,300 - $575,300 $436,113 0.89 436,113
Zimmer Bradley Zimmer 28 CF Pre-Arb 1 $576,700 - $576,700 $400,029 0.82 400,029
Bradley Bobby Bradley 25 1B Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $368,040 0.75 368,040
Morgan Eli Morgan 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $331,236 0.68 331,236
Gimenez Andres Gimenez 22 SS Pre-Arb 3 $577,100 - $577,100 $325,815 0.67 325,815
Clement Ernie Clement 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $325,102 0.67 325,102
Mejia Jean Carlos Mejia 24 RP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $309,767 0.63 309,767
Mercado Oscar Mercado 26 OF Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $297,499 0.61 297,499
Garza Justin Garza 27 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $282,164 0.58 282,164
Miller Owen Miller 24 SS Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $276,030 0.56 276,030
Allen Logan Allen 24 SP Pre-Arb 1 $571,500 - $571,500 $242,767 0.50 242,767
Straw Myles Straw 26 CF Pre-Arb 2 $590,400 - $590,400 $206,310 0.42 206,310
Perez Francisco Perez 23 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $76,675 0.16 76,675
Gose Anthony Gose 30 RP Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $39,871 0.08 39,871


2021 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 % Lux. Tax Salary
Rosario Amed Rosario
(10-day, Covid-19)
25 SS Arb 1 2 $2,400,000 - $2,400,000 $2,400,000 4.91 2,400,000
Bieber Shane Bieber
(60-day, Shoulder)
26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $679,700 - $679,700 $679,700 1.39 679,700
Naylor Josh Naylor
(60-day, Ankle)
24 RF Pre-Arb 3 $577,500 - $577,500 $577,500 1.18 577,500
Sandlin Nick Sandlin
(10-day, Shoulder)
24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $478,452 0.98 478,452
Ramos Wilson Ramos
(10-day, Knee-acl)
33 C Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $311,808 0.64 311,808


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (8) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Rosario Eddie Rosario 29 LF $5,204,285 - $5,204,285 $5,204,285 10.65 5,204,285
Hernandez Cesar Hernandez 31 2B $3,252,670 - $3,252,670 $3,252,670 6.66 3,252,670
Maton Phil Maton 28 RP $634,270 - $634,270 $634,270 1.30 634,270
Luplow Jordan Luplow 27 LF $378,310 - $378,310 $378,310 0.77 378,310
Rivera Rene Rivera 37 C $317,184 - $317,184 $317,184 0.65 317,184
Bauers Jake Bauers 25 1B $212,916 - $212,916 $212,916 0.44 212,916
Gamel Ben Gamel 29 LF $137,105 - $137,105 $137,105 0.28 137,105
Johnson D.J. Johnson 31 RP $36,804 - $36,804 $36,804 0.08 36,804


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (14) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Young Alex Young 27 RP 3 $603,000 - $603,000 $119,954 119,954
Karinchak James Karinchak 25 RP/CL 3 $585,000 - $585,000 $471,750 471,750
Hill Cam Hill 27 RP 3 $577,500 - $577,500 $369,495 369,495
Johnson Daniel Johnson 25 RF 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $171,752 171,752
Nelson Kyle Nelson 24 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $128,814 128,814
Arias Gabriel Arias 21 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Jones Nolan Jones 23 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Moss Scott Moss 26 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Vargas Carlos Vargas 0 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Perez Oliver Perez 39 RP $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $1,250,000 1,250,000
Gonzalez Gianpaul Gonzalez 25 C $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
Lavarnway Ryan Lavarnway 33 C $570,500 - $570,500 $58,273 58,273
Fillmyer Heath Fillmyer 27 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Monasterio Andruw Monasterio 24 SS - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (8) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
WilliamsGavin Williams 21 P - $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 4.61
AldueyFran Alduey 0 SS - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 2.46
NikhazyDoug Nikhazy 21 P - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 2.46
GenaoAngel Genao 0 SS - $1,175,000 $1,175,000 $1,175,000 2.40
MaceTommy Mace 22 P - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 2.25
LopezRobert Lopez 0 C - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 2.05
FoxJake Fox 18 SS - $850,000 $850,000 $850,000 1.74
PolancoRichard Polanco 0 SS - $530,000 $530,000 $530,000 1.08
RiveraYefri Rivera 0 SS - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 1.02
DavenportAaron Davenport 20 P - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.92
WebbRyan Webb 22 P - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.82
MillerJake Miller 20 P - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.61
BibeeTanner Bibee 22 P - $259,400 $259,400 $259,400 0.53
AlemanFranco Aleman 21 P - $175,000 $175,000 $175,000 0.36
BooneRodney Boone 21 P - $167,000 $167,000 $167,000 0.34
LeftwichJack Leftwich 22 P - $167,000 $167,000 $167,000 0.34
DenholmTrenton Denholm 21 P - $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 0.31
SharpeDavis Sharpe 21 P - $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 0.31
VentimigliaTommy Ventimiglia 17 P - $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 0.31
AbneyAlaska Abney 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.26
DionWill Dion 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.26
KokxConnor Kokx 21 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.26
StanleyHunter Stanley 23 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.26
JohnstonReid Johnston 22 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.15
PettwayZach Pettway 22 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.15
ThorntonTyler Thornton 20 P - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.10


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $36,542,600 $400,000 - $36,942,600 $31,662,145
Injured Reserve Money $5,227,700 - - $5,227,700 $4,447,460
Retained Salary $10,173,544 - - $10,173,544 $10,173,544
Buried Minor Salary $5,297,500 - - $5,297,500 $2,576,172
Total Payroll $57,241,344 $400,000 - $57,641,344 $48,859,321

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $44,659,321
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $62,409,321
Comp. Balance Tax Space $147,590,679