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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 (26) 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 16.36 16,000,000
Garcia Avisail Garcia 30 RF Vet $10,500,000 $250,000 $10,750,000 $10,750,000 10.99 10,000,000
Bradley Jr. Jackie Bradley Jr. 31 CF Vet $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 6.65 12,000,000
Woodruff Brandon Woodruff 28 SP Arb 1 1 $3,275,000 - $3,275,000 $3,275,000 3.35 3,275,000
Escobar Eduardo Escobar 32 3B Vet $7,500,000 - $7,500,000 $2,661,318 2.72 2,661,318
Anderson Brett Anderson 33 SP Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.56 2,500,000
Narvaez Omar Narvaez 29 C Arb 2 3 $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.56 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 1.58 1,550,000
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 1.24 1,214,395
Boxberger Brad Boxberger 33 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.02 575,000
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
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 3B Arb 4 $575,000 - $575,000 $497,651 0.51 497,651
Taylor Tyrone Taylor 27 CF Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $472,318 0.48 472,318
Perdomo Angel Perdomo 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $463,117 0.47 463,117
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 $315,901 0.32 315,901
Tellez Rowdy Tellez 26 1B Pre-Arb 1 $598,100 - $598,100 $286,224 0.29 286,224
Curtiss John Curtiss 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $615,000 - $615,000 $214,890 0.22 214,890
Hardy Blaine Hardy 34 RP Arb 3 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $193,221 0.20 193,221


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
Yelich Christian Yelich
(10-day, Covid-19)
29 LF Vet $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 14.32 23,888,888
Hader Josh Hader
(10-day, Covid-19)
27 RP/CL Arb 2 2 $6,675,000 - $6,675,000 $6,675,000 6.83 6,675,000
Shaw Travis Shaw
(60-day, Shoulder)
31 1B Arb 3 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.53 1,500,000
Vogelbach Dan Vogelbach
(10-day, Hamstring)
28 1B Pre-Arb $1,400,000 - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 1.43 1,400,000
Strickland Hunter Strickland
(10-day, Covid-19)
32 RP Arb 4 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $607,488 0.62 607,488
Topa Justin Topa
(60-day, Elbow)
30 RP Pre-Arb 3 $573,000 - $573,000 $573,000 0.59 573,000
Mathias Mark Mathias
(60-day, Shoulder)
26 2B Pre-Arb 2 $572,000 - $572,000 $572,000 0.58 572,000
File Dylan File
(60-day, Elbow)
25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $472,318 0.48 472,318
Axford John Axford
(10-day, Elbow)
38 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $338,710 0.35 338,710
Cousins Jake Cousins
(10-day, Covid-19)
26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $318,968 0.33 318,968
Gustave Jandel Gustave
(10-day, Covid-19)
28 RP Arb 1 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $260,695 0.27 260,695


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (14) 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 4.09 -
Smoak Justin Smoak 34 1B $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.02 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
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 (25) 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 $70,960 70,960
Hiura Keston Hiura 24 2B 2 $584,600 - $584,600 $264,012 264,012
Yardley Eric Yardley 30 RP 3 $577,800 - $577,800 $229,844 229,844
Lopes Timmy Lopes 27 2B 3 $576,100 - $576,100 $204,402 204,402
Ashby Aaron Ashby 23 P $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Bettinger Alec Bettinger 25 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $61,340 61,340
Feliciano Mario Feliciano 22 C 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Lobstein Kyle Lobstein 31 RP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
Milner Hoby Milner 30 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $85,876 85,876
Ray Corey Ray 26 OF 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $9,201 9,201
Reyes Pablo Reyes 27 LF 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $190,154 190,154
Romano Sal Romano 27 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
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
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
Sobotka Chad Sobotka 27 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (14) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
FrelickSal Frelick 21 SS - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 4.09
BlackTyler Black 20 2B - $2,202,200 $2,202,200 $2,202,200 2.25
ChourioJackson Chourio 0 SS - $1,800,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 1.84
BarriosGregory Barrios 0 SS - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.02
GuilarteDaniel Guilarte 0 SS - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.02
SmithRussell Smith 22 P - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.02
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 $73,078,900 $984,960 $150,000 $73,213,860 $58,709,544
Injured Reserve Money $28,431,500 - - $28,431,500 $26,718,179
Retained Salary $6,724,487 $418,950 - $7,143,437 $6,989,387
Buried Minor Salary $11,080,766 - - $11,080,766 $5,381,652
Total Payroll $119,315,653 $1,403,910 $150,000 $119,869,563 $97,798,762

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $116,168,691
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $134,168,691
Comp. Balance Tax Space $75,831,309