Minnesota Twins

Minnesota Twins 2021 Payroll

Twins 2021 Payroll

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

 

Twins – 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
Donaldson Josh Donaldson 35 3B Vet $21,000,000 - $21,000,000 $21,000,000 17.87 23,000,000
Sano Miguel Sano 28 1B Arb 3 1 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 9.36 10,000,000
Simmons Andrelton Simmons 31 SS Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 8.93 10,500,000
Pineda Michael Pineda 32 SP Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 8.51 10,000,000
Kepler Max Kepler 28 RF Arb 3 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 5.53 7,000,000
Buxton Byron Buxton 27 CF Arb 3 1 $5,125,000 - $5,125,000 $5,125,000 4.36 5,125,000
Colome Alex Colome 32 RP Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 4.25 6,250,000
Polanco Jorge Polanco 27 SS Arb 2 $4,333,334 - $4,333,334 $4,333,334 3.69 5,150,000
Duffey Tyler Duffey 30 RP Arb 2 $2,200,000 - $2,200,000 $2,200,000 1.87 2,200,000
Garver Mitch Garver 30 C Arb 1 2 $1,875,000 - $1,875,000 $1,875,000 1.60 1,875,000
Thielbar Caleb Thielbar 34 RP Pre-Arb 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.60 700,000
Arraez Luis Arraez 24 2B Pre-Arb 2 $611,000 - $611,000 $611,000 0.52 611,000
Cave Jake Cave 28 LF Pre-Arb 1 $597,500 - $597,500 $597,500 0.51 597,500
Alcala Jorge Alcala 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $575,500 - $575,500 $575,500 0.49 575,500
Jeffers Ryan Jeffers 24 C Pre-Arb 3 $575,500 - $575,500 $501,228 0.43 501,228
Astudillo Willians Astudillo 29 C Pre-Arb 2 $573,500 - $573,500 $474,782 0.40 474,782
Farrell Luke Farrell 30 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $432,447 0.37 432,447
Gordon Nick Gordon 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $404,844 0.34 404,844
Ober Bailey Ober 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $371,107 0.32 371,107
Coulombe Daniel Coulombe 31 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $306,700 0.26 306,700
Rooker Brent Rooker 26 OF Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $300,566 0.26 300,566
Jax Griffin Jax 26 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $279,097 0.24 279,097
Minaya Juan Minaya 30 RP Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $260,695 0.22 260,695
Garza Ralph Garza 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $153,350 0.13 153,350
Ryan Joe Ryan 25 P Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $98,144 0.08 98,144
Barraclough Kyle Barraclough 31 RP Arb 3 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $88,943 0.08 88,943
Vincent Nick Vincent 34 RP Vet $570,500 - $570,500 $73,608 0.06 73,608
Moran Jovani Moran 24 P Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $67,474 0.06 67,474


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
Rogers Taylor Rogers
(60-day, Finger)
30 RP/CL Arb 3 2 $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 5.11 6,000,000
Maeda Kenta Maeda
(60-day, Arm)
33 SP Pre-Arb 3 $3,000,000 $125,000 $3,125,000 $2,561,000 2.18 2,561,000
Gant John Gant
(10-day, Abdominal)
28 RP Arb 2 $2,100,000 - $2,100,000 $733,850 0.62 733,850
Dobnak Randy Dobnak
(60-day, Finger)
26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.60 1,850,000
Colina Edwar Colina
(60-day, Elbow)
24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.49 570,500
Garlick Kyle Garlick
(60-day, Hernia)
29 RF Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.49 570,500
Kirilloff Alex Kirilloff
(60-day, Wrist)
23 DH Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $502,988 0.43 502,988
Smeltzer Devin Smeltzer
(60-day, Elbow)
25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $481,519 0.41 481,519
Refsnyder Rob Refsnyder
(10-day, Elbow)
30 RF Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $432,447 0.37 432,447
Thorpe Lewis Thorpe
(60-day, Shoulder)
25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $153,350 0.13 153,350
Stashak Cody Stashak
(60-day, Back)
27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $576,000 - $576,000 $120,783 0.10 120,783


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
Cruz Nelson Cruz 40 DH $7,897,884 - $7,897,884 $7,897,884 6.72 7,897,884
Happ J.A. Happ 38 SP $5,204,285 - $5,204,285 $5,204,285 4.43 5,204,285
Berrios Jose Berrios 27 SP $3,642,980 $500,000 $4,142,980 $4,142,980 3.53 4,142,980
Anderson Shaun Anderson 26 RP $101,211 - $101,211 $101,211 0.09 101,211
Waddell Brandon Waddell 27 P $27,603 - $27,603 $27,603 0.02 27,603
Blankenhorn Travis Blankenhorn 24 3B $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 (20) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Albers Andrew Albers 35 RP 2 $750,000 - $750,000 $92,736 92,736
Garcia Edgar Garcia 24 RP 1 $600,000 - $600,000 $54,842 54,842
Barnes Charlie Barnes 25 SP $570,500 - $570,500 $141,082 141,082
Burrows Beau Burrows 24 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $52,139 52,139
Celestino Gilberto Celestino 22 OF 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $165,618 165,618
Gibaut Ian Gibaut 27 RP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $33,737 33,737
Larnach Trevor Larnach 24 OF 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $312,834 312,834
Maggi Drew Maggi 32 SS $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
Rortvedt Ben Rortvedt 23 C 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $303,633 303,633
Balazovic Jordan Balazovic 22 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Duran Jhoan Duran 23 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Strotman Drew Strotman 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Shoemaker Matt Shoemaker 34 SP $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2,000,000
Riddle J.T. Riddle 29 SS $750,000 - $750,000 $60,480 60,480
Law Derek Law 30 RP $570,500 - $570,500 $236,159 236,159
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin 27 SS $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Telis Tomas Telis 30 1B $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
Hamilton Ian Hamilton 26 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Leyer Robinson Leyer 28 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Shepherd Chandler Shepherd 28 RP 2 - - -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 %
PettyChase Petty 18 P - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.13
De AndradeDanny De Andrade 0 SS - $2,200,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000 1.87
MillerNoah Miller 18 SS - $1,700,000 $1,700,000 $1,700,000 1.45
HajjarSteven Hajjar 20 P - $1,129,700 $1,129,700 $1,129,700 0.96
LaFlorFredy LaFlor 0 SS - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.94
CruzRafael Cruz 0 SS - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.43
MacLeodChristian MacLeod 21 P - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.43
PovichCade Povich 21 P - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.43
WinkelPatrick Winkel 21 C - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.43
Encarnacion-StrandChristian Encarnacion-Strand 21 3B - $442,900 $442,900 $442,900 0.38
MadrigalReynaldo Madrigal 0 OF - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.34
RodriguezLuis Rodriguez 0 SS - $360,000 $360,000 $360,000 0.31
CentenoAndres Centeno 0 OF - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.26
AdamsTravis Adams 21 P - $253,300 $253,300 $253,300 0.22
RuckerJake Rucker 21 3B - $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 0.21
CardenasNoah Cardenas 21 C - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.17
NowlinJaylen Nowlin 20 P - $160,000 $160,000 $160,000 0.14
FedkoKyler Fedko 21 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.11
FestaDavid Festa 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.11
NeuseDylan Neuse 22 2B - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.09
OhlPierson Ohl 0 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.09
LavalleeJohnathan Lavallee 21 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.06
ParedesMike Paredes 20 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.06
PerezMikey Perez 21 SS - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.06
TatumDillon Tatum 21 C - $25,000 $25,000 $25,000 0.02
YakeErnie Yake 23 SS - $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 0.01


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $88,012,334 - - $88,012,334 $83,830,319
Injured Reserve Money $15,799,000 $125,000 - $15,924,000 $12,826,937
Retained Salary $16,883,164 $500,000 - $17,383,164 $17,383,164
Buried Minor Salary $9,805,000 - - $9,805,000 $3,483,930
Total Payroll $130,499,498 $625,000 - $131,124,498 $117,524,350

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $122,241,016
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,250,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $139,991,016
Comp. Balance Tax Space $70,008,984