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New York Mets 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the New York Mets 2020 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Mets – 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
Cano Robinson Cano 37 2B Vet $24,000,000 - $24,000,000 $7,500,000 9.78 20,250,000
deGrom Jacob deGrom 32 SP Arb 4 $23,000,000 $2,500,000 $25,500,000 $6,574,074 8.58 21,780,000
Ramos Wilson Ramos 32 C Vet $9,250,000 $1,000,000 $10,250,000 $4,425,926 5.77 9,500,000
Familia Jeurys Familia 30 RP Vet $11,000,000 $666,667 $11,666,666 $4,370,371 5.70 10,000,000
Porcello Rick Porcello 31 SP Vet $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $3,703,704 4.83 10,000,000
Conforto Michael Conforto 27 RF Arb 2 2 $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $2,962,963 3.86 8,000,000
Diaz Edwin Diaz 26 RP/CL Arb 1 3 $5,100,000 - $5,100,000 $1,888,889 2.46 5,100,000
Matz Steven Matz 29 RP Arb 2 1 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $1,888,889 2.46 5,000,000
Wilson Justin Wilson 32 RP Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $1,851,852 2.42 5,000,000
Marisnick Jake Marisnick 29 CF Arb 4 $3,312,500 - $3,312,500 $1,226,852 1.60 3,312,500
Wacha Michael Wacha 29 RP Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $1,111,111 1.45 3,000,000
Chirinos Robinson Chirinos 36 C Vet $5,750,000 - $5,750,000 $889,994 1.16 6,750,000
Nimmo Brandon Nimmo 27 CF Arb 1 1 $2,175,000 - $2,175,000 $805,556 1.05 2,175,000
Lugo Seth Lugo 30 SP Arb 1 2 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $740,741 0.97 2,000,000
Frazier Todd Frazier 34 3B Vet $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $541,744 0.71 5,000,000
Brach Brad Brach 34 RP Vet $850,000 - $850,000 $314,815 0.41 1,050,000
Hughes Jared Hughes 34 RP Vet $700,000 - $700,000 $259,259 0.34 700,000
Alonso Pete Alonso 25 1B Pre-Arb 3 $652,521 - $652,521 $241,674 0.32 652,521
McNeil Jeff McNeil 28 3B Pre-Arb 3 $617,676 - $617,676 $228,769 0.30 617,676
Rosario Amed Rosario 24 SS Pre-Arb 2 $608,780 - $608,780 $225,474 0.29 608,780
Davis J.D. Davis 27 LF Pre-Arb 2 $592,463 - $592,463 $219,431 0.29 592,463
Smith Dominic Smith 25 1B Pre-Arb 2 $578,826 - $578,826 $214,380 0.28 578,826
Shreve Chasen Shreve 29 RP Arb 3 $575,000 - $575,000 $212,963 0.28 575,000
Guillorme Luis Guillorme 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 $566,054 - $566,054 $209,650 0.27 566,054
Gimenez Andres Gimenez 21 SS Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.27 563,500
Peterson David Peterson 24 SP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $193,129 0.25 563,500
Castro Miguel Castro 25 RP Arb 1 $1,050,000 - $1,050,000 $162,512 0.21 1,050,000
Ramirez Erasmo Ramirez 30 RP Vet $563,500 - $563,500 $74,760 0.10 563,500


2020 Injured List

Salaries from players who have been placed on the injured list, still counting against the payroll.

Player (9) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Betances Dellin Betances
(10-day, Arm)
32 RP Vet $2,200,000 $5,300,000 $7,500,000 $6,114,815 7.98 10,500,000
Lowrie Jed Lowrie
(60-day, Leg)
36 2B Vet $9,000,000 $2,500,000 $11,500,000 $5,833,333 7.61 10,000,000
Syndergaard Noah Syndergaard
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
27 SP Arb 3 2 $9,700,000 - $9,700,000 $3,592,593 4.69 9,700,000
Nunez Eduardo Nunez
(60-day, Knee)
33 3B Vet $1,250,000 - $1,250,000 $462,963 0.60 1,250,000
Gsellman Robert Gsellman
(10-day, Ribs)
26 RP Arb 1 2 $1,225,000 - $1,225,000 $453,704 0.59 1,225,000
Rivera Rene Rivera
(60-day, Elbow)
36 C Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $370,370 0.48 1,000,000
Nido Tomas Nido
(10-day, Covid-19)
26 C Pre-Arb $576,826 - $576,826 $213,639 0.28 576,826
Oswalt Corey Oswalt
(10-day, Biceps)
26 SP Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $143,290 0.19 563,500
Kilome Franklyn Kilome
25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $96,565 0.13 563,500


2020 Reserve/Exempt

Salaries from players who are exempt, still counting against the payroll.

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Stroman Marcus Stroman 29 SP $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $1,061,360 1.38 1,061,360
Cespedes Yoenis Cespedes 34 CF $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $331,675 0.43 331,675


2020 Retained Salaries

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

Player (7) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Wright David Wright 37 3B $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 15.65 17,250,000
Vargas Jason Vargas 37 SP $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 2.61 0
Hamilton Billy Hamilton 29 CF $171,368 - $171,368 $171,368 0.22 171,368
Lockett Walker Lockett 26 RP $112,644 - $112,644 $112,644 0.15 112,644
Dozier Brian Dozier 33 2B $99,504 - $99,504 $99,504 0.13 99,504
Bashlor Tyler Bashlor 27 RP $18,690 - $18,690 $18,690 0.02 18,690
Lagares Juan Lagares 31 CF $16,584 - $16,584 $16,584 0.02 16,584


2020 Deferred Salaries

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Bonilla Bobby Bonilla 57 LF $1,193,248 - $1,193,248 $1,193,248
Saberghagen Bret Saberghagen 56 SP $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000


2020 Player Pool

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

Player (24) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Heredia Guillermo Heredia 29 CF 2 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1,000,000
Smith Drew Smith 26 RP 3 $566,000 - $566,000 $106,386 566,000
Jurado Ariel Jurado 24 SP 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $6,230 563,500
Mazeika Patrick Mazeika 26 C $563,500 - $563,500 $6,230 563,500
Sanchez Ali Sanchez 23 C 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $43,610 563,500
Sewald Paul Sewald 30 RP 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $56,070 563,500
Zamora Daniel Zamora 27 RP 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $24,920 563,500
Szapucki Thomoas Szapucki AA 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Strickland Hunter Strickland 31 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $55,280 1,000,000
Payano Pedro Payano AAA 25 P 2 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0
Cordell Ryan Cordell 28 LF $575,000 - $575,000 $25,432 575,000
Allan Matthew Allan 19 P - - -0 -0 0
Alvarez Francisco Alvarez 0 C - - -0 -0 0
Blackman Matt Blackman 0 RP - - -0 -0 0
Carpio Luis Carpio 22 SS - - -0 -0 0
Fargas Johneshwy Fargas 25 OF - - -0 -0 0
Gilliam Ryley Gilliam 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Hager Jake Hager 27 INF - - -0 -0 0
Mauricio Ronny Mauricio 0 SS - - -0 -0 0
Maxwell Bruce Maxwell 29 C 2 - - -0 -0 0
Moroff Max Moroff AAA 27 2B - - -0 -0 0
Nogosek Steve Nogosek AAA 25 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Parker Jarrett Parker AAA 31 LF - - -0 -0 0
Rodriguez David Rodriguez 24 C - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (7) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Crow-ArmstrongPete Crow-Armstrong 18 OF - $3,359,000 $3,359,000 $3,359,000 4.38
GinnJ.T. Ginn 21 P - $2,900,000 $2,900,000 $2,900,000 3.78
GreeneIsaiah Greene 18 OF - $850,000 $850,000 $850,000 1.11
DyerMatthew Dyer 21 C - $350,000 $350,000 $350,000 0.46
OrzeEric Orze 22 P - $20,000 $20,000 $20,000 0.03
WaltersAnthony Walters 22 SS - $20,000 $20,000 $20,000 0.03


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $128,569,320 $4,166,667 - $132,735,986 $43,248,186
Injured Reserve Money $26,078,826 $7,800,000 - $33,878,826 $17,281,272
Reserve/Exempt Money $18,000,000 - - $18,000,000 $1,393,035
Retained Salary $14,418,790 - - $14,418,790 $14,418,790
Deferred Salary $1,443,248 - - $1,443,248 $1,443,248
Buried Minor Salary $4,958,500 - - $4,958,500 $324,158
Total Payroll $192,025,436 $11,966,667 - $203,992,102 $76,665,441

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $184,555,436
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $202,055,436
Comp. Balance Tax Space $5,944,564