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Milwaukee Brewers 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Milwaukee Brewers 2021 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Brewers – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (37) 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 23.21 16,000,000
Yelich Christian Yelich 29 LF Vet $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 20.31 23,888,888
Garcia Avisail Garcia 30 LF Vet $10,500,000 $250,000 $10,750,000 $10,750,000 15.60 10,000,000
Hader Josh Hader 27 RP/CL Arb 2 2 $5,650,000 - $5,650,000 $5,650,000 8.20 5,650,000
Woodruff Brandon Woodruff 28 SP Arb 1 1 $3,400,000 - $3,400,000 $3,400,000 4.93 3,400,000
Lindblom Josh Lindblom 34 SP Vet $3,041,666 - $3,041,666 $3,041,666 4.41 3,041,667
Narvaez Omar Narvaez 29 C Arb 2 3 $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 3.63 2,500,000
Arcia Orlando Arcia 26 SS Arb 2 1 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.90 2,000,000
Pina Manuel Pina 34 C Arb 3 $1,650,000 - $1,650,000 $1,650,000 2.39 1,650,000
Suter Brent Suter 31 SP Arb 2 2 $1,500,000 - $1,550,000 $1,550,000 2.25 1,250,000
Vogelbach Dan Vogelbach 28 1B Pre-Arb $1,400,000 - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 2.03 1,400,000
Peralta Freddy Peralta 25 RP Pre-Arb 2 $1,000,000 $234,960 $1,234,960 $1,234,960 1.79 3,100,000
Bettinger Alec Bettinger 25 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Bickford Phil Bickford 25 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Black Ray Black 31 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Burnes Corbin Burnes 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Feliciano Mario Feliciano 22 C Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Feyereisen J.P. Feyereisen 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
File Dylan File 25 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Freitas David Freitas 32 C Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hiura Keston Hiura 24 2B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Houser Adrian Houser 28 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Lauer Eric Lauer 26 SP Arb 1 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Maile Luke Maile 30 C Arb 2 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Mathias Mark Mathias 26 2B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
McKinney Billy McKinney 26 OF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Nottingham Jacob Nottingham 26 C Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Perdomo Angel Perdomo 27 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Peterson Jace Peterson 31 3B Arb 4 - - -0 -0 0.00 0
Rasmussen Drew Rasmussen 25 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Ray Corey Ray 26 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Taylor Tyrone Taylor 27 CF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Topa Justin Topa 30 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Urias Luis Urias 24 2B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Wahl Bobby Wahl 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Williams Devin Williams 26 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Yardley Eric Yardley 30 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (3) 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 5.80 -
Smoak Justin Smoak 34 1B $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.45 0
Holt Brock Holt 33 2B $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000 1.09 0


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (1) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Green Zach Green 27 3B 3 - - -0 -0 0


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $63,641,666 $484,960 $50,000 $63,176,626 $63,176,626
Retained Salary $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000 $5,750,000
Total Payroll $69,391,666 $484,960 $50,000 $68,926,626 $68,926,626

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $87,105,555
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $105,105,555
Comp. Balance Tax Space $104,894,445