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Pittsburgh Pirates 2021 Payroll

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

Pirates – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (40) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Polanco Gregory Polanco 29 RF Vet $11,000,000 $600,000 $11,600,000 $11,600,000 23.70 7,000,000
Bell Josh Bell 28 1B Arb 2 2 $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 12.26 6,000,000
Frazier Adam Frazier 29 2B Arb 2 2 $4,250,000 - $4,250,000 $4,250,000 8.68 4,250,000
Musgrove Joe Musgrove 28 SP Arb 2 2 $3,750,000 - $3,750,000 $3,750,000 7.66 3,750,000
Moran Colin Moran 28 3B Arb 1 1 $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 5.11 2,500,000
Taillon Jameson Taillon 29 SP Arb 2 1 $2,300,000 - $2,300,000 $2,300,000 4.70 2,300,000
Brault Steven Brault 29 SP Arb 1 1 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 4.09 2,000,000
Kuhl Chad Kuhl 28 SP Arb 2 2 $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 3.58 1,750,000
Gonzalez Erik Gonzalez 29 2B Arb 2 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 3.06 1,500,000
Rodriguez Richard Rodriguez 31 RP/CL Arb 1 3 $1,400,000 - $1,400,000 $1,400,000 2.86 1,400,000
Stallings Jacob Stallings 31 C Arb 1 $1,200,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 2.45 1,200,000
Feliz Michael Feliz 28 RP Arb 3 $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $1,100,000 2.25 1,100,000
Stratton Chris Stratton 30 RP Arb 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 2.04 1,000,000
Crick Kyle Crick 28 RP/CL Arb 1 1 $850,000 - $850,000 $850,000 1.74 850,000
Alford Anthony Alford 26 OF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Bashlor Tyler Bashlor 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Brubaker JT Brubaker 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Castro Rodolfo Castro 22 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Cederlind Blake Cederlind 25 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Cruz Oneil Cruz 22 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Davis Austin Davis 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Evans Phillip Evans 28 3B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Fulmer Carson Fulmer 27 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Goudeau Ashton Goudeau 28 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hartlieb Geoff Hartlieb 27 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hayes Ke'Bryan Hayes 24 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Holmes Clay Holmes 28 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Howard Sam Howard 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Keller Mitch Keller 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Kranick Max Kranick 0 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Mears Nick Mears 24 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Newman Kevin Newman 27 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Oliva Jared Oliva 25 CF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Perez Michael Perez 28 C Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Ponce Cody Ponce 27 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Poppen Sean Poppen 27 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Reynolds Bryan Reynolds 26 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Santana Edgar Santana 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Tucker Cole Tucker 24 SS Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Turley Nik Turley 31 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


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
Vazquez Felipe Vazquez 29 RP/CL Arb 4 $7,250,000 $500,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 15.83 5,500,000


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (6) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Craig Will Craig 26 3B 3 - - -0 -0 575,000
Kramer Kevin Kramer 27 SS 2 - - -0 -0 0
Martin Jason Martin 25 OF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Murphy John Ryan Murphy 30 C - - -0 -0 0
Rios Yacksel Rios 28 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Susac Andrew Susac 31 C - - -0 -0 0


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $40,600,000 $600,000 - $41,200,000 $41,200,000
Suspended/Restricted Money $7,250,000 $500,000 - $7,750,000 $7,750,000
Total Payroll $47,850,000 $1,100,000 - $48,950,000 $48,950,000

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $51,550,000
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $69,550,000
Comp. Balance Tax Space $140,450,000