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New York Yankees 2020 Payroll

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

Yankees – 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
Cole Gerrit Cole 29 SP Vet $36,000,000 - $36,000,000 $13,333,333 12.18 36,000,000
Stanton Giancarlo Stanton 30 DH Vet $26,000,000 - $26,000,000 $9,629,630 8.80 22,000,000
Tanaka Masahiro Tanaka 31 SP Pre-Arb $23,000,000 - $23,000,000 $8,518,519 7.78 22,142,857
Chapman Aroldis Chapman 32 RP/CL Vet $15,000,000 $2,200,000 $17,200,000 $7,755,556 7.08 17,466,667
Happ J.A. Happ 37 SP Vet $17,000,000 - $17,000,000 $6,296,296 5.75 17,000,000
Gardner Brett Gardner 36 CF Vet $8,000,000 $2,000,000 $10,000,000 $4,962,963 4.53 12,000,000
Britton Zack Britton 32 RP Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $4,814,815 4.40 13,000,000
LeMahieu D.J. LeMahieu 31 2B Vet $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $4,444,444 4.06 12,000,000
Hicks Aaron Hicks 30 CF Vet $10,500,000 $285,714 $10,785,714 $4,174,603 3.81 10,000,000
Ottavino Adam Ottavino 34 RP Vet $8,000,000 $1,000,000 $9,000,000 $3,962,963 3.62 9,000,000
Judge Aaron Judge 28 RF Arb 1 3 $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $3,148,148 2.88 8,500,000
Sanchez Gary Sanchez 27 C Arb 1 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $1,851,852 1.69 5,000,000
Urshela Giovanny Urshela 28 3B Pre-Arb $2,475,000 - $2,475,000 $916,667 0.84 2,475,000
Green Chad Green 29 RP Arb 1 1 $1,275,000 - $1,275,000 $472,222 0.43 1,275,000
Cessa Luis Cessa 28 RP Pre-Arb $895,000 - $895,000 $331,481 0.30 895,000
Kratz Erik Kratz 40 C $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $281,924 0.26 1,000,000
Holder Jonathan Holder 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $750,000 - $750,000 $277,778 0.25 750,000
Montgomery Jordan Montgomery 27 SP Arb 1 2 $805,000 - $805,000 $258,100 0.24 805,000
Torres Gleyber Torres 23 SS Pre-Arb 2 $675,500 - $675,500 $250,222 0.23 675,500
Voit Luke Voit 29 1B Pre-Arb 2 $634,000 - $634,000 $234,815 0.21 634,000
Tauchman Mike Tauchman 29 LF Pre-Arb $603,100 - $603,100 $223,370 0.20 603,100
Wade Tyler Wade 25 2B Pre-Arb 1 $582,800 - $582,800 $215,852 0.20 582,800
Loaisiga Jonathan Loaisiga 25 RP Pre-Arb 1 $580,625 - $580,625 $215,046 0.20 580,625
Higashioka Kyle Higashioka 30 C Pre-Arb $579,200 - $579,200 $214,519 0.20 579,200
King Michael King 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.19 563,500
Frazier Clint Frazier 25 OF Pre-Arb 1 $588,100 - $588,100 $165,801 0.15 588,100
Nelson Nick Nelson 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $165,095 0.15 563,500
Garcia Deivi Garcia 21 SP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $65,415 0.06 563,500


2020 Injured List

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Paxton James Paxton
(60-day, Hip)
31 SP Arb 4 $12,500,000 - $12,500,000 $4,629,630 4.23 12,500,000
Severino Luis Severino
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
26 SP Arb 2 2 $10,000,000 $500,000 $10,500,000 $4,203,704 3.84 10,000,000
Kahnle Tommy Kahnle
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
30 RP Arb 3 $2,650,000 - $2,650,000 $981,481 0.90 2,650,000


2020 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
German Domingo German 27 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2020 Retained Salaries

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Ellsbury Jacoby Ellsbury 36 CF $21,142,857 - $21,142,857 $21,142,857 19.31 21,857,143
Avilan Luis Avilan 30 RP $199,008 - $199,008 $199,008 0.18 199,008
Hale David Hale 32 RP $79,475 - $79,475 $79,475 0.07 79,475
Iannetta Chris Iannetta 37 C $55,279 - $55,279 $55,279 0.05 55,279
Tropeano Nicholas Tropeano 29 SP $6,358 - $6,358 $6,358 0.01 6,358


2020 Deferred Salaries

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Rodriguez Alex Rodriguez 45 DH $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000


2020 Player Pool

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

Player (31) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Andujar Miguel Andujar 25 3B 2 $632,500 - $632,500 $118,864 632,500
Ford Mike Ford 27 1B 2 $579,800 - $579,800 $173,070 579,800
Abreu Albert Abreu 24 P 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $28,035 563,500
Estrada Thairo Estrada 24 2B 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $158,865 563,500
Florial Estevan Florial 22 OF 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $12,460 563,500
Heller Ben Heller 28 RP 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $87,220 563,500
Kriske Brooks Kriske 26 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $46,725 563,500
Sawyer Wynston Sawyer 28 C $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 563,500
Schmidt Clarke Schmidt 24 P $563,500 - $563,500 $31,150 563,500
Yajure Miguel Yajure 22 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $46,725 563,500
Gil Luis Gil A 22 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Medina Luis Medina A 21 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Iannetta Chris Iannetta 37 C $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $55,279 1,000,000
Lyons Tyler Lyons 32 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $370,370 1,000,000
Mercer Jordy Mercer 33 SS $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $22,112 1,000,000
Brantly Rob Brantly 30 C $563,500 - $563,500 $563,500 563,500
Abad Fernando Abad AAA 34 RP - - -0 -0 0
Acevedo Domingo Acevedo 26 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Alvarez Daniel Alvarez 24 RP - - -0 -0 0
Duffy Matt Duffy 29 3B - - -0 -0 0
Gadea Kevin Gadea 25 RP - - -0 -0 0
Granite Zach Granite AAA 27 OF - - -0 -0 0
Herrera Rosell Herrera AAA 27 RF - - -0 -0 0
Holder Kyle Holder 26 SS - - -0 -0 0
Keizer Ben Keizer 0 P - - -0 -0 0
McDowell Max McDowell 26 C - - -0 -0 0
Otero Dan Otero AAA 35 RP - - -0 -0 0
Russ Addison Russ 25 RP - - -0 -0 0
Thole Josh Thole AA 33 C - - -0 -0 0
Vizcaino Alexander Vizcaino 23 SP - - -0 -0 0
Zych Tony Zych AAA 31 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (5) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
WellsAustin Wells 20 C - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.28
WayBeck Way 20 P - $600,000 $600,000 $600,000 0.55
HauverTrevor Hauver 21 2B - $587,400 $587,400 $587,400 0.54


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $195,133,825 $5,485,714 - $200,619,539 $77,390,133
Injured Reserve Money $25,150,000 $500,000 - $25,650,000 $9,814,815
Retained Salary $21,482,977 - - $21,482,977 $21,482,977
Deferred Salary $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $7,156,800 - - $7,156,800 $780,505
Total Payroll $248,923,602 $5,985,714 - $254,909,316 $109,468,430

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $252,310,912
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $269,810,912
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-61,810,912
Est. Tax Bill (30%, Surcharge 12%, Surcharge 45%) $30,758,184
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $300,569,096