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Detroit Tigers 2021 Payroll

Tigers 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Detroit Tigers 2021 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Tigers – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (27) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Cabrera Miguel Cabrera 38 DH Vet $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $30,000,000 35.00 29,200,000
Grossman Robbie Grossman 31 LF Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 5.83 5,000,000
Schoop Jonathan Schoop 29 2B Vet $4,500,000 - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 5.25 4,500,000
Urena Jose Urena 29 SP Vet $3,250,000 - $3,250,000 $3,250,000 3.79 3,250,000
Fulmer Michael Fulmer 28 RP Arb 3 2 $3,100,000 - $3,100,000 $3,100,000 3.62 3,100,000
Candelario Jeimer Candelario 27 1B Arb 1 $2,850,000 - $2,850,000 $2,850,000 3.33 2,850,000
Goodrum Niko Goodrum 29 2B Arb 1 3 $2,100,000 - $2,100,000 $2,100,000 2.45 2,100,000
Holland Derek Holland 34 RP Vet $925,000 - $925,000 $925,000 1.08 925,000
Peralta Wily Peralta 32 SP Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $887,150 1.04 887,150
Castro Harold Castro 27 3B Pre-Arb 2 $581,700 - $581,700 $581,700 0.68 581,700
Alexander Tyler Alexander 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $578,800 - $578,800 $578,800 0.68 578,800
Skubal Tarik Skubal 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $574,300 - $574,300 $574,300 0.67 574,300
Mize Casey Mize 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $574,100 - $574,100 $574,100 0.67 574,100
Baddoo Akil Baddoo 22 OF Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.67 570,500
Castro Willi Castro 24 SS Pre-Arb 1 $578,500 - $578,500 $559,800 0.65 559,800
Funkhouser Kyle Funkhouser 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $460,050 0.54 460,050
Haase Eric Haase 28 C Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $441,648 0.52 441,648
Garcia Bryan Garcia 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $576,600 - $576,600 $368,900 0.43 368,900
Manning Matt Manning 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $303,633 0.35 303,633
Cameron Daz Cameron 24 OF Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $291,365 0.34 291,365
Lange Alex Lange 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $272,963 0.32 272,963
Short Zack Short 26 2B Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $266,829 0.31 266,829
Krol Ian Krol 30 RP Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $220,824 0.26 220,824
Paredes Isaac Paredes 22 3B Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $190,154 0.22 190,154
Garneau Dustin Garneau 33 C Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $141,082 0.16 141,082
Hutchison Drew Hutchison 30 SP Vet $570,500 - $570,500 $104,278 0.12 104,278
Foley Jason Foley 0 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $95,077 0.11 95,077


2021 Injured List

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

Player (11) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Boyd Matt Boyd
(10-day, Elbow)
30 SP Arb 3 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 7.58 6,500,000
Teheran Julio Teheran
(60-day, Shoulder)
30 SP Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 3.50 3,000,000
Jimenez Joe Jimenez
(10-day, Covid-19)
26 RP Arb 1 2 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.75 1,500,000
Cisnero Jose Cisnero
(10-day, Elbow)
32 RP Arb 1 1 $970,000 - $970,000 $970,000 1.13 970,000
Turnbull Spencer Turnbull
(60-day, Arm)
28 SP Pre-Arb 2 $586,900 - $586,900 $586,900 0.68 586,900
Soto Gregory Soto
(10-day, Finger)
26 RP/CL Pre-Arb 1 $579,600 - $579,600 $579,600 0.68 579,600
Reyes Victor Reyes
(10-day, Groin)
26 RF Pre-Arb 2 $587,100 - $587,100 $511,272 0.60 511,272
Rogers Jake Rogers
(60-day, Arm)
26 C Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $456,983 0.53 456,983
Garcia Rony Garcia
(60-day, Knee)
23 RP Pre-Arb 3 $575,000 - $575,000 $435,831 0.51 435,831
Hill Derek Hill
(10-day, Knee)
25 OF Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $337,370 0.39 337,370
Del Pozo Miguel Del Pozo
(10-day, Covid-19)
28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $125,747 0.15 125,747


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (6) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Norris Daniel Norris 28 RP $2,260,605 - $2,260,605 $2,260,605 2.64 2,260,605
Ramos Wilson Ramos 33 C $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.33 2,000,000
Farmer Buck Farmer 30 RP $1,850,000 - $1,850,000 $1,850,000 2.16 1,850,000
Mazara Nomar Mazara 26 RF $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 2.04 1,750,000
Ramirez Erasmo Ramirez 31 SP $486,013 - $486,013 $486,013 0.57 486,013
Burrows Beau Burrows 24 SP $6,134 - $6,134 $6,134 0.01 6,134


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (18) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Greiner Grayson Greiner 28 C 2 $583,100 - $583,100 $369,930 369,930
Carlton Drew Carlton 0 P $570,500 - $570,500 $46,005 46,005
Robson Jacob Robson 26 CF $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Rodriguez Nivaldo Rodriguez 24 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
Faedo Alex Faedo 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Wentz Joey Wentz 23 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Jones Jacoby Jones 29 CF 2 $2,650,000 - $2,650,000 $2,650,000 2,650,000
Nunez Renato Nunez 27 3B $570,500 - $570,500 $61,340 61,340
Vest Will Vest 26 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
Coshow Cale Coshow 28 P - - -0 -0 0
Leiter Mark Leiter 30 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Markey Brad Markey 29 P - - -0 -0 0
Perez Franklin Perez 23 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Rodriguez Aderlin Rodriguez 29 3B - - -0 -0 0
Ross Robbie Ross 32 RP - - -0 -0 0
St. John Locke St. John 28 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Stewart Christin Stewart 27 LF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Taylor Ben Taylor 28 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (6) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
JobeJackson Jobe 18 P - $6,900,000 $6,900,000 $6,900,000 8.05
SantanaCristian Santana 0 SS - $2,975,000 $2,975,000 $2,975,000 3.47
PachecoIzaac Pacheco 18 SS - $2,750,000 $2,750,000 $2,750,000 3.21
MaddenTy Madden 21 P - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.92
BastidasAbel Bastidas 0 SS - $1,175,000 $1,175,000 $1,175,000 1.37
SmithDylan Smith 21 P - $1,115,000 $1,115,000 $1,115,000 1.30
CastilloRayner Castillo 0 SS - $600,000 $600,000 $600,000 0.70
PelegrinCarlos Pelegrin 0 OF - $550,000 $550,000 $550,000 0.64
KohlheppTanner Kohlhepp 22 P - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.47
MattisonTyler Mattison 21 P - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.47
DiazYimmy Diaz 0 SS - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.35
HurterBrant Hurter 22 P - $241,000 $241,000 $241,000 0.28
MurrAustin Murr 22 OF - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.23
BurhennGarrett Burhenn 21 P - $160,800 $160,800 $160,800 0.19
MarksJordan Marks 22 P - $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 0.18
SchultzAustin Schultz 21 OF - $148,900 $148,900 $148,900 0.17
AndersonJack Anderson 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.15
CrouchJosh Crouch 22 C - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.15
HaaseAaron Haase 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.15
MalgeriBen Malgeri 21 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.15
McLaughlinJ.D. McLaughlin 20 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.15
MeyersChris Meyers 22 3B - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.15
PetitRJ Petit 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.15
RothenbergMike Rothenberg 22 C - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.15
BigbieJustice Bigbie 22 1B - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.12
HolubBlake Holub 22 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.12


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $63,535,000 - - $63,535,000 $59,208,153
Injured Reserve Money $16,010,100 - - $16,010,100 $15,003,703
Retained Salary $8,352,752 - - $8,352,752 $8,352,752
Buried Minor Salary $4,944,600 - - $4,944,600 $3,145,677
Total Payroll $92,842,452 - - $92,842,452 $85,710,285

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $80,980,785
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $98,730,785
Comp. Balance Tax Space $111,269,215