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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 12.08 36,000,000
Tanaka Masahiro Tanaka 31 SP Pre-Arb $23,000,000 - $23,000,000 $8,518,519 7.72 22,142,857
Happ J.A. Happ 37 SP Vet $17,000,000 - $17,000,000 $6,296,296 5.70 17,000,000
Gardner Brett Gardner 36 CF Vet $8,000,000 $2,000,000 $10,000,000 $4,962,963 4.50 12,000,000
Britton Zack Britton 32 RP/CL Vet $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $4,814,815 4.36 13,000,000
Paxton James Paxton 31 SP Arb 4 $12,500,000 - $12,500,000 $4,629,630 4.19 12,500,000
LeMahieu D.J. LeMahieu 31 2B Vet $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $4,444,444 4.03 12,000,000
Hicks Aaron Hicks 30 CF Vet $10,500,000 $285,714 $10,785,714 $4,174,603 3.78 10,000,000
Ottavino Adam Ottavino 34 RP Vet $8,000,000 $1,000,000 $9,000,000 $3,962,963 3.59 9,000,000
Judge Aaron Judge 28 RF Arb 1 3 $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $3,148,148 2.85 8,500,000
Sanchez Gary Sanchez 27 C Arb 1 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $1,851,852 1.68 5,000,000
Avilan Luis Avilan 30 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.91 1,000,000
Urshela Giovanny Urshela 28 3B Pre-Arb $2,475,000 - $2,475,000 $916,667 0.83 2,475,000
Hale David Hale 32 RP Arb 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.52 575,000
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 0.23 805,000
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 0.19 580,625
Ford Mike Ford 27 1B Pre-Arb 2 $579,800 - $579,800 $214,741 0.19 579,800
King Michael King 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.19 563,500
Heller Ben Heller 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $168,210 0.15 563,500
Frazier Clint Frazier 25 OF Pre-Arb 1 $588,100 - $588,100 $165,801 0.15 588,100


2020 Injured List

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Stanton Giancarlo Stanton
(10-day, Hamstring)
30 DH Vet $26,000,000 - $26,000,000 $9,629,630 8.73 22,000,000
Chapman Aroldis Chapman
(10-day, Covid-19)
32 RP/CL Vet $15,000,000 $2,200,000 $17,200,000 $7,755,556 7.03 17,466,667
Severino Luis Severino
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
26 SP Arb 2 2 $10,000,000 $500,000 $10,500,000 $4,203,704 3.81 10,000,000
Kahnle Tommy Kahnle
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
30 RP Arb 3 $2,650,000 - $2,650,000 $981,481 0.89 2,650,000
Higashioka Kyle Higashioka
(10-day, Oblique)
30 C Pre-Arb $579,200 - $579,200 $214,519 0.19 579,200


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 (3) 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 19.16 21,857,143
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 (27) 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 $52,440 632,500
Abreu Albert Abreu 24 P 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $3,115 563,500
Estrada Thairo Estrada 24 2B 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $52,955 563,500
Kriske Brooks Kriske 26 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $28,035 563,500
Nelson Nick Nelson 24 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $37,380 563,500
Florial Estevan Florial AA 22 OF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Garcia Deivi Garcia AAA 21 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Gil Luis Gil A 22 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Medina Luis Medina A 21 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Yajure Miguel Yajure AA 22 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
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
McDowell Max McDowell 26 C - - -0 -0 0
Otero Dan Otero AAA 35 RP - - -0 -0 0
Rosa Adonis Rosa 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Schmidt Clarke Schmidt 24 P - - -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 (3) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
WellsAustin Wells 20 C - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.27
WayBeck Way 20 P - $600,000 $600,000 $600,000 0.54
HauverTrevor Hauver 21 2B - $587,400 $587,400 $587,400 0.53


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $167,645,925 $3,285,714 - $170,931,639 $66,147,499
Injured Reserve Money $54,229,200 $2,700,000 - $56,929,200 $22,784,890
Retained Salary $21,204,494 - - $21,204,494 $21,204,494
Deferred Salary $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $3,886,500 - - $3,886,500 $229,204
Total Payroll $246,966,119 $5,985,714 - $252,951,833 $110,366,087

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $249,789,929
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $267,289,929
Comp. Balance Tax Space $-59,289,929
Est. Tax Bill (30%, Surcharge 12%, Surcharge 45%) $28,867,447
Est. Payroll + Tax Bill $296,157,376