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Cleveland Indians Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Cleveland Indians, including multi-year payrolls, active roster salaries, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

Indians – The Athletic

 

Salary Payroll Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

    2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Total Payroll Allocations   $37,686,873 $59,400,000 $30,000,000 $13,000,000
Signed Players   28 24 19 14 10
Catchers   $2,447,759 $5,500,000 $7,000,000
Infield   $20,266,112 $26,900,000 $11,000,000
Outfield   $2,425,148 $5,000,000
Starting Pitchers   $5,956,808 $12,000,000 $12,000,000
Relief Pitchers   $5,595,816 $10,000,000
Designated Hitter  
Disabled List   $1,513,889
Suspended   $564,800
Retained/Deferred   $546,890

 

Roster Payroll Figures

Current & future salary payroll figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Indians Salary Payroll Table

Team Control
Arbitration
Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Estimate
Catchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Roberto Perez 31 C $3,625,000 0- 0- 0UFA 0-
Sandy Leon 31 C $2,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Beau Taylor 30 C $563,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
1st Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Carlos Santana 34 1B $20,833,334 $17,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
 
2nd Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Cesar Hernandez 30 2B $6,250,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Mike Freeman 32 2B $575,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
3rd Base Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Jose Ramirez 27 3B $6,650,000 $9,400,000 $11,000,000 $13,000,000 0UFA
 
Shortstop Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Francisco Lindor 26 SS $17,500,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Yu-Cheng Chang 24 SS $563,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Outfield Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Delino DeShields 27 CF $1,875,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Tyler Naquin 29 RF $1,450,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Domingo Santana 27 RF $1,250,000 $5,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Bradley Zimmer 27 CF $575,000 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Jordan Luplow 26 LF $574,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Oscar Mercado 25 CF $573,400 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
Starting Pitchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Carlos Carrasco 33 SP $10,250,000 $12,000,000 $12,000,000 $14,000,000 0UFA
Mike Clevinger 29 SP $4,100,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Shane Bieber 25 SP $623,200 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Aaron Civale 25 SP $563,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Zach Plesac 25 SP $563,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
Relief Pitchers Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Brad Hand 30 RP/CL $7,000,000 $10,000,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Oliver Perez 38 RP $3,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Nick Wittgren 29 RP $1,125,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
Adam Cimber 29 RP $581,500 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Adam Plutko 28 RP $574,800 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Phil Maton 27 RP $572,100 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Emmanuel Clase 22 RP $564,800 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Cam Hill 26 RP $563,500 0- 0- 0- 0-
James Karinchak 24 RP $563,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
Designated Hitter Age Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Franmil Reyes 24 DH $586,400 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
   

Retained/Buried Payroll Figures

Values for players who have been released, traded, or otherwise removed from the roster.

Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024
Corey Kluber SP $500,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Christian Arroyo SS $46,890 0- 0- 0- 0-
 

Deferred Payroll Figures

Pos. 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024