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Pittsburgh Pirates 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Pittsburgh Pirates 2020 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 (29) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Polanco Gregory Polanco 28 RF Arb 3 $8,000,000 $600,000 $8,600,000 $3,562,963 14.22 7,000,000
Bell Josh Bell 27 1B Arb 1 2 $4,800,000 - $4,800,000 $1,777,778 7.09 4,800,000
Williams Trevor Williams 28 SP Arb 1 3 $2,825,000 - $2,825,000 $1,046,296 4.17 2,825,000
Frazier Adam Frazier 28 2B Arb 1 2 $2,800,000 - $2,800,000 $1,037,037 4.14 2,800,000
Musgrove Joe Musgrove 27 SP Arb 1 2 $2,800,000 - $2,800,000 $1,037,037 4.14 2,800,000
Holland Derek Holland 33 RP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $370,370 1.48 1,000,000
Riddle J.T. Riddle 28 SS Arb 1 $850,000 - $850,000 $314,815 1.26 850,000
Kuhl Chad Kuhl 27 SP Arb 1 2 $840,000 - $840,000 $311,111 1.24 840,000
Gonzalez Erik Gonzalez 28 2B Arb 1 $725,000 - $725,000 $268,519 1.07 725,000
Rodriguez Richard Rodriguez 30 RP/CL Pre-Arb 3 $633,500 - $633,500 $234,630 0.94 633,500
Moran Colin Moran 27 3B Pre-Arb 1 $593,500 - $593,500 $219,815 0.88 593,500
Brault Steven Brault 28 SP Pre-Arb 1 $590,500 - $590,500 $218,704 0.87 590,500
Reynolds Bryan Reynolds 25 CF Pre-Arb 3 $589,500 - $589,500 $218,333 0.87 589,500
Newman Kevin Newman 26 SS Pre-Arb 3 $589,000 - $589,000 $218,148 0.87 589,000
Stratton Chris Stratton 29 RP Pre-Arb $588,500 - $588,500 $217,963 0.87 588,500
Stallings Jacob Stallings 30 C Pre-Arb $586,500 - $586,500 $217,222 0.87 586,500
Keller Mitch Keller 24 SP Pre-Arb 2 $577,500 - $577,500 $213,889 0.85 577,500
Murphy John Ryan Murphy 29 C Arb 2 $575,000 - $575,000 $212,963 0.85 575,000
Neverauskas Dovydas Neverauskas 27 RP Pre-Arb $572,000 - $572,000 $211,852 0.85 572,000
Brubaker JT Brubaker 26 SP Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.83 563,500
Turley Nik Turley 30 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.83 563,500
Hartlieb Geoff Hartlieb 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $193,130 0.77 563,500
Howard Sam Howard 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $177,555 0.71 563,500
Osuna Jose Osuna 27 1B Pre-Arb 1 $589,500 - $589,500 $159,691 0.64 589,500
Tropeano Nicholas Tropeano 29 RP Arb 2 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $114,444 0.46 575,000
Hayes Ke'Bryan Hayes 23 3B Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $84,105 0.34 563,500
Martin Jason Martin 24 OF Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $74,760 0.30 563,500
Davis Austin Davis 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $52,955 0.21 563,500
Cederlind Blake Cederlind 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $40,495 0.16 563,500


2020 Injured List

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

Player (14) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Archer Chris Archer
(60-day, Neck)
31 SP Vet $9,000,000 - $9,000,000 $3,333,333 13.30 9,000,000
Kela Keone Kela
(10-day, Arm)
27 RP/CL Arb 3 3 $3,725,000 - $3,725,000 $1,379,630 5.50 3,725,000
Taillon Jameson Taillon
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
28 SP Arb 1 1 $2,250,000 - $2,250,000 $833,333 3.32 2,250,000
Feliz Michael Feliz
(60-day, Arm)
27 RP Arb 2 $1,100,000 - $1,100,000 $407,407 1.63 1,100,000
Maile Luke Maile
(60-day, Finger)
29 C Arb 1 1 $900,000 - $900,000 $333,333 1.33 900,000
Crick Kyle Crick
(10-day, Back)
27 RP/CL Pre-Arb 1 $590,000 - $590,000 $218,519 0.87 590,000
Holmes Clay Holmes
(60-day, Arm)
27 RP Pre-Arb $579,500 - $579,500 $214,630 0.86 579,500
Burdi Nick Burdi
(60-day, Elbow)
27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $574,500 - $574,500 $212,778 0.85 574,500
Kramer Kevin Kramer
(60-day, Hip)
26 SS Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $211,296 0.84 570,500
Evans Phillip Evans
(60-day, Face-jaw)
27 3B Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.83 563,500
Tucker Cole Tucker
(7-day, Concussion)
23 SS Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.83 563,500
Rios Yacksel Rios
(10-day, Shoulder)
27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $178,024 0.71 575,000
Bashlor Tyler Bashlor
(10-day, Back)
27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $127,715 0.51 563,500
Alford Anthony Alford
(60-day, Elbow)
25 OF Pre-Arb $566,800 - $566,800 $84,591 0.34 566,800


2020 Reserve/Exempt

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Brito Socrates Brito
(COVID-19)
27 LF - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2020 Reserve/Suspended

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Vazquez Felipe Vazquez 28 RP/CL Arb 3 $5,250,000 $500,000 $5,750,000 $2,444,444 9.75 5,500,000
Santana Edgar Santana 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -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
Marte Starling Marte 31 CF $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $555,556 2.22 1,500,000
Dyson Jarrod Dyson 35 CF $398,005 - $398,005 $398,005 1.59 398,005
Fulmer Carson Fulmer 26 RP $129,191 - $129,191 $129,191 0.52 129,191
Erlin Robbie Erlin 29 RP $82,920 - $82,920 $82,920 0.33 82,920
Heredia Guillermo Heredia 29 CF $77,392 - $77,392 $77,392 0.31 77,392


2020 Player Pool

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

Player (19) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Craig Will Craig 25 3B 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $12,460 563,500
Mears Nick Mears 23 RP $563,500 - $563,500 $24,920 563,500
Ponce Cody Ponce 26 RP 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $52,955 563,500
Waddell Brandon Waddell 26 RP $563,500 - $563,500 $71,645 563,500
Cruz Oneil Cruz AA 21 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Del Pozo Miguel Del Pozo 27 RP 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $37,380 563,500
Bae Ji-Hwan Bae 20 SS - - -0 -0 0
Bolton Cody Bolton 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Castro Rodolfo Castro 21 SS - - -0 -0 0
Kelley Christian Kelley 26 C - - -0 -0 0
Kranick Max Kranick 0 P - - -0 -0 0
Martin Mason Martin 21 1B - - -0 -0 0
Marvel James Marvel AAA 26 SP1 3 - - -0 -0 0
Ogle Braeden Ogle 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Oliva Jared Oliva 24 CF - - -0 -0 0
Reyes Pablo Reyes AAA 26 LF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Shortridge Aaron Shortridge 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Susac Andrew Susac AAA 30 C - - -0 -0 0
Swaggerty Travis Swaggerty 22 OF - - -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 %
GonzalesNick Gonzales 21 SS - $5,432,400 $5,432,400 $5,432,400 21.68
JonesJared Jones 18 P - $2,200,000 $2,200,000 $2,200,000 8.78
MlodzinskiCarmen Mlodzinski 21 P - $2,050,000 $2,050,000 $2,050,000 8.18
GarciaNick Garcia 21 P - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 4.79
MaguireSolomon Maguire 0 OF - $594,000 $594,000 $594,000 2.37
HofmannLogan Hofmann 20 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.50
HartmanJack Hartman 21 P - $60,000 $60,000 $60,000 0.24


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $36,208,000 $600,000 - $36,808,000 $13,223,988
Injured Reserve Money $22,121,800 - - $22,121,800 $7,951,997
Reserve/Suspended Money $5,250,000 $500,000 - $5,750,000 $2,444,444
Retained Salary $2,187,508 - - $2,187,508 $1,243,064
Buried Minor Salary $2,817,500 - - $2,817,500 $199,360
Total Payroll $68,584,808 $1,100,000 - $69,684,808 $25,062,853

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $62,334,808
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $79,834,808
Comp. Balance Tax Space $128,165,192