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Minnesota Twins 2021 Payroll

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

Twins – 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
Donaldson Josh Donaldson 35 3B Vet $21,000,000 - $21,000,000 $21,000,000 27.13 23,000,000
Sano Miguel Sano 28 1B Arb 3 1 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 14.21 10,000,000
Pineda Michael Pineda 32 SP Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 12.92 10,000,000
Kepler Max Kepler 28 RF Arb 3 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 8.40 7,000,000
Berrios Jose Berrios 27 SP Arb 2 1 $5,600,000 $500,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 7.88 6,100,000
Rogers Taylor Rogers 30 RP/CL Arb 3 2 $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 7.75 6,000,000
Buxton Byron Buxton 27 CF Arb 3 1 $5,125,000 - $5,125,000 $5,125,000 6.62 5,125,000
Polanco Jorge Polanco 27 SS Arb 2 $4,333,334 - $4,333,334 $4,333,334 5.60 5,150,000
Maeda Kenta Maeda 33 SP Pre-Arb 3 $3,000,000 $125,000 $3,125,000 $2,561,000 3.31 2,561,000
Duffey Tyler Duffey 30 RP Arb 2 $2,200,000 - $2,200,000 $2,200,000 2.84 2,200,000
Garver Mitch Garver 30 C Arb 1 2 $1,875,000 - $1,875,000 $1,875,000 2.42 1,875,000
Thielbar Caleb Thielbar 34 RP Pre-Arb 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.90 575,000
Alcala Jorge Alcala 25 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Arraez Luis Arraez 24 2B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Astudillo Willians Astudillo 29 C Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Balazovic Jordan Balazovic 22 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Blankenhorn Travis Blankenhorn 24 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Cave Jake Cave 28 RF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Celestino Gilberto Celestino 22 OF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Chalmers Dakota Chalmers 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Colina Edwar Colina 24 SP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Dobnak Randy Dobnak 26 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Duran Jhoan Duran 23 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Gibaut Ian Gibaut 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Gordon Nick Gordon 25 SS Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Jeffers Ryan Jeffers 24 C Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Kirilloff Alex Kirilloff 23 OF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Ober Bailey Ober 25 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Romero Fernando Romero 26 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rooker Brent Rooker 26 OF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rortvedt Ben Rortvedt 23 C Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Smeltzer Devin Smeltzer 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Stashak Cody Stashak 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Thorpe Lewis Thorpe 25 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Waddell Brandon Waddell 27 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Wade LaMonte Wade 27 CF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Wisler Matt Wisler 28 RP Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (3) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Coulombe Daniel Coulombe 31 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Law Derek Law 30 RP - - -0 -0 0
Lin Tzu-Wei Lin 27 SS - - -0 -0 0


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $77,333,334 $625,000 - $77,958,334 $77,394,334
Total Payroll $77,333,334 $625,000 - $77,958,334 $77,394,334

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $93,386,000
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $111,386,000
Comp. Balance Tax Space $98,614,000