We use cookies to offer you a better browsing experience, analyze site traffic, & serve targeted ads. By using our site, you consent to our use of cookies.

Detroit Tigers 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Detroit Tigers 2020 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Tigers – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (28) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Cabrera Miguel Cabrera 37 DH Vet $30,000,000 - $30,000,000 $11,111,111 25.78 29,200,000
Zimmermann Jordan Zimmermann 34 RP Vet $25,000,000 - $25,000,000 $9,259,259 21.48 22,000,000
Boyd Matt Boyd 29 SP Arb 2 $5,300,000 - $5,300,000 $1,962,963 4.55 5,300,000
Romine Austin Romine 31 C Vet $4,150,000 - $4,150,000 $1,537,037 3.57 4,150,000
Norris Daniel Norris 27 RP Arb 2 1 $2,960,000 - $2,960,000 $1,097,222 2.55 2,960,000
Fulmer Michael Fulmer 27 SP Arb 2 2 $2,800,000 - $2,800,000 $1,037,037 2.41 2,800,000
Farmer Buck Farmer 29 RP/CL Arb 1 $1,150,000 - $1,150,000 $425,926 0.99 1,150,000
Goodrum Niko Goodrum 28 SS Pre-Arb 3 $698,200 - $698,200 $258,593 0.60 698,200
Jimenez Joe Jimenez 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $584,900 - $584,900 $216,630 0.50 584,900
Candelario Jeimer Candelario 26 3B Pre-Arb $583,300 - $583,300 $216,037 0.50 583,300
Reyes Victor Reyes 25 RF Pre-Arb 2 $573,900 - $573,900 $212,556 0.49 573,900
Turnbull Spencer Turnbull 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 $573,500 - $573,500 $212,407 0.49 573,500
Cisnero Jose Cisnero 31 RP Pre-Arb 1 $571,200 - $571,200 $211,556 0.49 571,200
Soto Gregory Soto 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $567,800 - $567,800 $210,296 0.49 567,800
Alexander Tyler Alexander 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $566,600 - $566,600 $209,852 0.49 566,600
Garcia Bryan Garcia 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $564,400 - $564,400 $209,037 0.49 564,400
Garcia Rony Garcia 22 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.48 563,500
Castro Willi Castro 23 SS Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $149,520 0.35 563,500
Demeritte Travis Demeritte 25 RF Pre-Arb 3 $566,400 - $566,400 $144,026 0.33 566,400
Mize Casey Mize 23 SP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $130,830 0.30 563,500
Paredes Isaac Paredes 21 INF Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $130,830 0.30 563,500
Skubal Tarik Skubal 23 SP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $130,830 0.30 563,500
Bonifacio Jorge Bonifacio 27 RF Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $124,600 0.29 563,500
Hill Derek Hill 24 OF Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $80,990 0.19 563,500
Alcantara Sergio Alcantara 23 2B Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $74,760 0.17 563,500
Cameron Daz Cameron 23 OF Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $59,185 0.14 563,500
Ramirez Nick Ramirez 30 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $56,070 0.13 563,500
Haase Eric Haase 27 C Pre-Arb 1 $565,400 - $565,400 $40,625 0.09 565,400


2020 Injured List

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

Player (6) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Cron C.J. Cron
(60-day, Knee)
30 1B Arb 3 $6,100,000 - $6,100,000 $2,259,259 5.24 6,100,000
Schoop Jonathan Schoop
(10-day, Wrist)
28 2B Vet $6,100,000 - $6,100,000 $2,259,259 5.24 6,100,000
Jones Jacoby Jones
(60-day, Hand)
28 CF Arb 1 2 $1,575,000 - $1,575,000 $583,333 1.35 1,575,000
Nova Ivan Nova
(60-day, Arm)
33 SP Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $555,556 1.29 1,500,000
Castro Harold Castro
(10-day, Hamstring)
26 3B Pre-Arb 2 $570,700 - $570,700 $211,370 0.49 570,700
Agrazal Dario Agrazal
(60-day, Arm)
25 SP Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.48 563,500


2020 Retained Salaries

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

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Fielder Prince Fielder 36 DH $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 13.92 0
Maybin Cameron Maybin 33 RF $323,380 - $323,380 $323,380 0.75 323,380
Mercer Jordy Mercer 33 SS $82,920 - $82,920 $82,920 0.19 82,920
Fulmer Carson Fulmer 26 RP $81,926 - $81,926 $81,926 0.19 81,926


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
Rodriguez Dereck Rodriguez 28 RP 2 $576,000 - $576,000 $576,000 576,000
Greiner Grayson Greiner 27 C 2 $571,800 - $571,800 $170,694 571,800
Stewart Christin Stewart 26 LF 3 $571,600 - $571,600 $151,680 571,600
Burrows Beau Burrows 23 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $65,415 563,500
Castro Anthony Castro 25 P 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $34,265 563,500
Funkhouser Kyle Funkhouser 26 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $152,635 563,500
Schreiber John Schreiber 26 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $152,635 563,500
Short Zack Short AAA 25 2B 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 563,500
Perez Franklin Perez AA 22 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Rogers Jake Rogers AAA 25 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Lugo Dawel Lugo 25 SS $570,100 - $570,100 $78,775 570,100
McKay David McKay 25 RP 2 $565,800 - $565,800 $9,383 565,800
Adleman Tim Adleman AAA 32 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Blackwood Nolan Blackwood 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Chiang Shao-Ching Chiang AAA 26 P - - -0 -0 0
Dixon Brandon Dixon AAA 28 1B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Faedo Alex Faedo 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Greene Riley Greene 19 OF - - -0 -0 0
Manning Matt Manning 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Policelli Brady Policelli 25 C - - -0 -0 0
Schwindel Frank Schwindel AAA 28 1B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Smith Chris Smith AAA 31 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Stokes Troy Stokes 24 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Torkelson Spencer Torkelson 20 3B - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
TorkelsonSpencer Torkelson 20 3B - $8,416,300 $8,416,300 $8,416,300 19.53
DinglerDillon Dingler 21 C - $1,925,300 $1,925,300 $1,925,300 4.47
CabreraDanny Cabrera 21 OF - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 2.78
WorkmanGage Workman 20 3B - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 2.32
CruzTrei Cruz 21 SS - $900,000 $900,000 $900,000 2.09
KeithColt Keith 18 3B - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 1.16


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $83,410,600 - - $83,410,600 $29,718,489
Injured Reserve Money $16,409,200 - - $16,409,200 $6,077,481
Retained Salary $6,488,226 - - $6,488,226 $6,488,226
Buried Minor Salary $4,533,300 - - $4,533,300 $815,482
Total Payroll $110,841,326 - - $110,841,326 $43,099,678

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $102,180,826
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $119,680,826
Comp. Balance Tax Space $88,319,174