Milwaukee Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers 2021 Payroll

Brewers 2021 Payroll

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

 

Brewers – 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
Cain Lorenzo Cain 35 CF Vet $17,000,000 - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 16.43 16,000,000
Yelich Christian Yelich 29 LF Vet $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 14.38 23,888,888
Garcia Avisail Garcia 30 RF Vet $10,500,000 $250,000 $10,750,000 $10,750,000 11.04 10,000,000
Hader Josh Hader 27 RP/CL Arb 2 2 $6,675,000 - $6,675,000 $6,675,000 6.86 6,675,000
Bradley Jr. Jackie Bradley Jr. 31 CF Vet $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 6.68 12,000,000
Woodruff Brandon Woodruff 28 SP Arb 1 1 $3,275,000 - $3,275,000 $3,275,000 3.36 3,275,000
Escobar Eduardo Escobar 32 3B Vet $7,500,000 - $7,500,000 $2,661,318 2.73 2,661,318
Anderson Brett Anderson 33 SP Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.57 2,500,000
Narvaez Omar Narvaez 29 C Arb 2 3 $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.57 2,500,000
Wong Kolten Wong 30 2B Vet 3 $7,000,000 $500,000 $7,500,000 $2,000,000 2.05 9,000,000
Pina Manuel Pina 34 C Arb 3 $1,650,000 - $1,650,000 $1,650,000 1.69 1,650,000
Suter Brent Suter 31 RP Arb 2 2 $1,500,000 - $1,550,000 $1,550,000 1.59 1,550,000
Vogelbach Dan Vogelbach 28 1B Pre-Arb $1,400,000 - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 1.44 1,400,000
Peralta Freddy Peralta 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $1,000,000 $234,960 $1,334,960 $1,334,960 1.37 3,100,000
Norris Daniel Norris 28 RP Arb 3 $3,475,000 - $3,475,000 $1,214,395 1.25 1,214,395
Boxberger Brad Boxberger 33 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.03 575,000
Williams Devin Williams 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $681,100 - $681,100 $681,100 0.70 681,100
Burnes Corbin Burnes 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $608,000 - $608,000 $608,000 0.62 608,000
Strickland Hunter Strickland 32 RP Arb 4 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $607,488 0.62 607,488
Houser Adrian Houser 28 SP Pre-Arb $584,100 - $584,100 $584,100 0.60 584,100
Urias Luis Urias 24 3B Pre-Arb 2 $575,100 - $575,100 $575,100 0.59 575,100
Peterson Jace Peterson 31 2B $575,000 - $575,000 $497,651 0.51 497,651
Taylor Tyrone Taylor 27 CF Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $472,318 0.49 472,318
Lauer Eric Lauer 26 SP Arb 1 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $450,849 0.46 450,849
Adames Willy Adames 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 $590,000 - $590,000 $431,400 0.44 431,400
Sanchez MIguel Sanchez 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $266,829 0.27 266,829
Gustave Jandel Gustave 28 RP Arb 1 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $260,695 0.27 260,695
Ashby Aaron Ashby 23 P Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $138,015 0.14 138,015


2021 Injured List

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

Player (7) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Mathias Mark Mathias
(60-day, Shoulder)
26 2B Pre-Arb 2 $572,000 - $572,000 $572,000 0.59 572,000
Topa Justin Topa
(60-day, Elbow)
30 RP Pre-Arb 3 $573,000 - $573,000 $520,689 0.53 520,689
Perdomo Angel Perdomo
(60-day, Back)
27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $463,117 0.48 463,117
Axford John Axford
(60-day, Elbow)
38 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $338,710 0.35 338,710
Cousins Jake Cousins
(10-day, Biceps)
26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $318,968 0.33 318,968
Tellez Rowdy Tellez
(10-day, Knee)
26 1B Pre-Arb 1 $598,100 - $598,100 $286,224 0.29 286,224
Curtiss John Curtiss
(60-day, Elbow)
28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $615,000 - $615,000 $214,890 0.22 214,890


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (16) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Braun Ryan Braun 37 1B $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.11 -
Shaw Travis Shaw 31 1B $1,104,815 - $1,104,815 $1,104,815 1.13 1,104,815
Smoak Justin Smoak 34 1B $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.03 0
Holt Brock Holt 33 2B $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000 0.77 0
Rasmussen Drew Rasmussen 25 P $154,050 $418,950 $573,000 $418,950 0.43 418,950
Wahl Bobby Wahl 29 RP $189,161 - $189,161 $189,161 0.19 189,161
Feyereisen J.P. Feyereisen 28 RP $153,850 - $153,850 $153,850 0.16 153,850
Richards Trevor Richards 28 SP $146,781 - $146,781 $146,781 0.15 146,781
Godley Zack Godley 31 SP $68,816 - $68,816 $68,816 0.07 68,816
Nottingham Jacob Nottingham 26 C $68,068 - $68,068 $68,068 0.07 68,068
Arcia Orlando Arcia 26 SS $64,518 - $64,518 $64,518 0.07 64,518
Zimmermann Jordan Zimmermann 35 SP $64,512 - $64,512 $64,512 0.07 64,512
Nottingham Jacob Nottingham 26 C $37,128 - $37,128 $37,128 0.04 37,128
Romano Sal Romano 27 RP $18,402 - $18,402 $18,402 0.02 18,402
Weber Ryan Weber 30 SP $18,402 - $18,402 $18,402 0.02 18,402
Bickford Phil Bickford 25 SP $9,201 - $9,201 $9,201 0.01 9,201


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (26) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Maile Luke Maile 30 C 1 $825,000 - $825,000 $141,920 141,920
Hiura Keston Hiura 24 2B 2 $584,600 - $584,600 $311,157 311,157
Yardley Eric Yardley 30 RP 3 $577,800 - $577,800 $232,950 232,950
Lopes Timmy Lopes 27 2B 3 $576,100 - $576,100 $213,693 213,693
Bettinger Alec Bettinger 25 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $64,407 64,407
Feliciano Mario Feliciano 22 C 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
File Dylan File 25 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $300,566 300,566
Hardy Blaine Hardy 34 RP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $27,603 27,603
Milner Hoby Milner 30 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $101,211 101,211
Ray Corey Ray 26 OF 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $9,201 9,201
Reyes Pablo Reyes 27 LF 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $279,097 279,097
Lindblom Josh Lindblom 34 RP $3,041,666 - $3,041,666 $3,041,666 3,041,667
Robertson Daniel Robertson 27 SS 1 $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 900,000
Fisher Derek Fisher 27 RF $582,100 - $582,100 $259,790 259,790
Lobstein Kyle Lobstein 31 RP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
Stokes Troy Stokes 25 OF 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
Weigel Patrick Weigel 26 SP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $58,273 58,273
Black Ray Black 31 RP - - -0 -0 575,000
Green Zach Green 27 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0
Kelley Christian Kelley 27 C - - -0 -0 0
Kramer Kevin Kramer 27 SS 2 - - -0 -0 0
Mort Zach Mort 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Perdomo Luis Perdomo 28 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Peterson Dustin Peterson 26 RF 1 - - -0 -0 0
Sadzeck Connor Sadzeck 29 RP - - -0 -0 0
Sobotka Chad Sobotka 27 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (16) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
FrelickSal Frelick 21 SS - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.11
BlackTyler Black 20 2B - $2,202,200 $2,202,200 $2,202,200 2.26
ChourioJackson Chourio 0 SS - $1,800,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 1.85
BarriosGregory Barrios 0 SS - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.03
GuilarteDaniel Guilarte 0 SS - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.03
SmithRussell Smith 22 P - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.03
MendezHendry Mendez 0 OF - $735,000 $735,000 $735,000 0.75
BinelasAlex Binelas 21 3B - $700,000 $700,000 $700,000 0.72
HendersonLogan Henderson 19 P - $495,000 $495,000 $495,000 0.51
SerranoNey Serrano 0 SS - $360,000 $360,000 $360,000 0.37
LowQuinton Low 18 P - $347,500 $347,500 $347,500 0.36
MurrayEthan Murray 21 SS - $272,500 $272,500 $272,500 0.28
AvinaJace Avina 18 OF - $255,900 $255,900 $255,900 0.26
RodriguezCarlos Rodriguez 19 P - $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 0.26
RaabeZack Raabe 21 2B - $150,000 $150,000 $150,000 0.15
PetersTristan Peters 21 OF - $147,500 $147,500 $147,500 0.15
NicasiaKaylan Nicasia 19 SS - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.13
ClarkeWes Clarke 21 C - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.08
MooreRyne Moore 22 P - $60,000 $60,000 $60,000 0.06
JordanBrannon Jordan 22 P - $47,500 $47,500 $47,500 0.05


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $94,940,800 $984,960 $150,000 $95,075,760 $80,584,218
Injured Reserve Money $4,499,100 - - $4,499,100 $2,714,598
Retained Salary $7,847,704 $418,950 - $8,266,654 $8,112,604
Buried Minor Salary $11,651,266 - - $11,651,266 $5,944,601
Total Payroll $118,938,870 $1,403,910 $150,000 $119,492,780 $97,356,021

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $90,696,062
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $108,446,062
Comp. Balance Tax Space $101,553,938