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Tampa Bay Rays 2021 Payroll

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

Rays – 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
Kiermaier Kevin Kiermaier 31 CF Vet $11,500,000 $166,666 $11,666,666 $11,666,666 22.89 8,916,667
Snell Blake Snell 28 SP Arb 2 1 $10,500,000 $600,000 $11,100,000 $11,100,000 21.78 10,000,000
Tsutsugo Yoshitomo Tsutsugo 29 DH Pre-Arb 3 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 13.73 6,000,000
Glasnow Tyler Glasnow 27 SP Arb 2 1 $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 7.85 4,000,000
Margot Manuel Margot 26 CF Arb 2 2 $3,200,000 - $3,200,000 $3,200,000 6.28 3,200,000
Yarbrough Ryan Yarbrough 29 SP Pre-Arb 2 $2,900,000 - $2,900,000 $2,900,000 5.69 2,900,000
Lowe Brandon Lowe 26 2B Pre-Arb 3 $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 4.91 4,000,000
Wendle Joe Wendle 31 2B Arb 1 1 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 3.92 2,000,000
Choi Ji-Man Choi 30 1B Arb 1 $1,850,000 - $1,850,000 $1,850,000 3.63 1,850,000
Chirinos Yonny Chirinos 27 SP Pre-Arb 2 $1,700,000 - $1,700,000 $1,700,000 3.34 1,700,000
Alvarado Jose Alvarado 26 RP Arb 1 2 $1,050,000 - $1,050,000 $1,050,000 2.06 1,050,000
Adames Willy Adames 25 SS Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Anderson Nick Anderson 30 RP/CL Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Arozarena Randy Arozarena 26 OF Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Beeks Jalen Beeks 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Brosseau Michael Brosseau 27 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Brujan Vidal Brujan 23 2B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Castillo Diego Castillo 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Curtiss John Curtiss 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Diaz Yandy Diaz 29 3B Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Fairbanks Pete Fairbanks 27 P Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Fleming Josh Fleming 25 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Garcia Edgar Garcia 24 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hernandez Ronaldo Hernandez 23 C Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Honeywell Brent Honeywell 26 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Lowe Nate Lowe 25 1B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Lowe Josh Lowe 23 3B Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
McClanahan Shane McClanahan 24 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
McKay Brendan McKay 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Meadows Austin Meadows 26 CF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Padlo Kevin Padlo 24 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Phillips Brett Phillips 27 RF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Poche Colin Poche 27 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Reed Cody Reed 28 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Richards Trevor Richards 28 SP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Sherriff Ryan Sherriff 31 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Slegers Aaron Slegers 28 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Strotman Drew Strotman 24 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Thompson Ryan Thompson 29 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Walls Taylor Walls 24 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Longoria Evan Longoria 35 3B $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 3.92 2,000,000


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (1) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Hess David Hess 27 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $48,200,000 $766,666 - $48,966,666 $48,966,666
Retained Salary $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,000,000
Total Payroll $50,200,000 $766,666 - $50,966,666 $50,966,666

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $64,291,667
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $82,291,667
Comp. Balance Tax Space $127,708,333