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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 (26) 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 17.08 23,000,000
Sano Miguel Sano 28 1B Arb 3 1 $11,000,000 - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 8.95 10,000,000
Simmons Andrelton Simmons 31 SS Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 8.54 10,500,000
Pineda Michael Pineda 32 SP Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 8.13 10,000,000
Happ J.A. Happ 38 SP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 6.51 8,000,000
Kepler Max Kepler 28 RF Arb 3 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 5.29 7,000,000
Berrios Jose Berrios 27 SP Arb 2 1 $5,600,000 $500,000 $6,100,000 $6,100,000 4.96 6,100,000
Rogers Taylor Rogers 30 RP/CL Arb 3 2 $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.88 6,000,000
Colome Alex Colome 32 RP Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 4.07 6,250,000
Polanco Jorge Polanco 27 SS Arb 2 $4,333,334 - $4,333,334 $4,333,334 3.52 5,150,000
Maeda Kenta Maeda 33 SP Pre-Arb 3 $3,000,000 $125,000 $3,125,000 $2,561,000 2.08 2,561,000
Duffey Tyler Duffey 30 RP Arb 2 $2,200,000 - $2,200,000 $2,200,000 1.79 2,200,000
Robles Hansel Robles 30 RP Arb 4 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.63 2,000,000
Thielbar Caleb Thielbar 34 RP Pre-Arb 1 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.57 700,000
Arraez Luis Arraez 24 2B Pre-Arb 2 $611,000 - $611,000 $611,000 0.50 611,000
Alcala Jorge Alcala 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $575,500 - $575,500 $575,500 0.47 575,500
Jeffers Ryan Jeffers 24 C Pre-Arb 3 $575,500 - $575,500 $501,228 0.41 501,228
Astudillo Willians Astudillo 29 C Pre-Arb 2 $573,500 - $573,500 $474,782 0.39 474,782
Larnach Trevor Larnach 24 OF Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $456,983 0.37 456,983
Rortvedt Ben Rortvedt 23 C Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $447,782 0.36 447,782
Gordon Nick Gordon 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $438,581 0.36 438,581
Ober Bailey Ober 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $371,107 0.30 371,107
Celestino Gilberto Celestino 22 OF Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $361,906 0.29 361,906
Coulombe Daniel Coulombe 31 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $306,700 0.25 306,700
Minaya Juan Minaya 30 RP Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $260,695 0.21 260,695
Barnes Charlie Barnes 25 SP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $242,293 0.20 242,293


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
Buxton Byron Buxton
(10-day, Hand)
27 CF Arb 3 1 $5,125,000 - $5,125,000 $5,125,000 4.17 5,125,000
Dobnak Randy Dobnak
(60-day, Finger)
26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $700,000 - $700,000 $700,000 0.57 1,850,000
Cave Jake Cave
(60-day, Back)
28 LF Pre-Arb 1 $597,500 - $597,500 $597,500 0.49 597,500
Colina Edwar Colina
(60-day, Elbow)
24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.46 570,500
Garlick Kyle Garlick
(10-day, Hernia)
29 RF Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.46 570,500
Kirilloff Alex Kirilloff
(10-day, Wrist)
23 DH Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $502,988 0.41 502,988
Smeltzer Devin Smeltzer
(60-day, Elbow)
25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $481,519 0.39 481,519
Farrell Luke Farrell
(10-day, Oblique)
30 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $432,447 0.35 432,447
Refsnyder Rob Refsnyder
(10-day, Hamstring)
30 RF Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $432,447 0.35 432,447
Law Derek Law
(10-day, Shoulder)
30 RP Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $318,968 0.26 318,968
Stashak Cody Stashak
(60-day, Back)
27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $576,000 - $576,000 $120,783 0.10 120,783


2021 Suspended/Restricted

Salaries from players who have been suspended/restricted, still counting against the payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Garver Mitch Garver 30 C Arb 1 2 $1,875,000 - $1,875,000 $1,875,000 1.52 1,875,000


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (4) 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 6.42 7,897,884
Anderson Shaun Anderson 26 RP $101,211 - $101,211 $101,211 0.08 101,211
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 (17) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Burrows Beau Burrows 24 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
Jax Griffin Jax 26 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $79,742 79,742
Rooker Brent Rooker 26 OF 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $79,742 79,742
Thorpe Lewis Thorpe 25 RP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $12,268 12,268
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
Albers Andrew Albers 35 RP 2 $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000 750,000
Riddle J.T. Riddle 29 SS $750,000 - $750,000 $60,480 60,480
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
Broxton Keon Broxton 31 RF - - -0 -0 0
Gibaut Ian Gibaut 27 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
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 (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
De AndradeDanny De Andrade 0 SS - $2,200,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000 1.79
MillerNoah Miller 18 SS - $1,700,000 $1,700,000 $1,700,000 1.38
HajjarSteven Hajjar 20 P - $1,129,700 $1,129,700 $1,129,700 0.92
LaFlorFredy LaFlor 0 SS - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 $1,100,000 0.89
CruzRafael Cruz 0 SS - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.41
PovichCade Povich 21 P - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.41
WinkelPatrick Winkel 21 C - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.41
Encarnacion-StrandChristian Encarnacion-Strand 21 3B - $442,900 $442,900 $442,900 0.36
MadrigalReynaldo Madrigal 0 OF - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.33
RodriguezLuis Rodriguez 0 SS - $360,000 $360,000 $360,000 0.29
CentenoAndres Centeno 0 OF - $300,000 $300,000 $300,000 0.24
AdamsTravis Adams 21 P - $253,300 $253,300 $253,300 0.21
RuckerJake Rucker 21 3B - $250,000 $250,000 $250,000 0.20
NowlinJaylen Nowlin 20 P - $160,000 $160,000 $160,000 0.13
FestaDavid Festa 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.10
OhlPierson Ohl 0 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.08
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 $102,732,834 $625,000 - $103,357,834 $100,942,891
Injured Reserve Money $10,992,000 - - $10,992,000 $9,852,652
Suspended/Restricted Money $1,875,000 - - $1,875,000 $1,875,000
Retained Salary $8,035,899 - - $8,035,899 $8,035,899
Buried Minor Salary $6,173,000 - - $6,173,000 $2,262,902
Total Payroll $129,808,733 $625,000 - $130,433,733 $122,969,344

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $125,811,010
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $143,811,010
Comp. Balance Tax Space $66,188,990