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Toronto Blue Jays 2020 Payroll

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

Blue Jays – 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
Ryu Hyun-Jin Ryu 33 SP Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $7,407,407 13.62 20,000,000
Grichuk Randal Grichuk 28 CF Arb 3 $12,000,000 $1,000,000 $13,000,000 $5,444,444 10.01 10,400,000
Roark Tanner Roark 33 SP Vet $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $4,444,444 8.17 12,000,000
Anderson Chase Anderson 32 SP Arb 4 $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $3,148,148 5.79 8,500,000
Shaw Travis Shaw 30 1B Arb 2 1 $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $1,481,481 2.72 4,000,000
Gurriel Jr. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 26 LF Pre-Arb 1 $2,500,000 $428,571 $2,928,571 $1,354,497 2.49 3,142,857
Villar Jonathan Villar 29 CF Arb 3 $8,200,000 - $8,200,000 $1,269,212 2.33 8,200,000
Yamaguchi Shun Yamaguchi 32 RP Pre-Arb 3 $3,175,000 - $3,175,000 $1,175,926 2.16 3,175,000
Ray Robbie Ray 28 SP Arb 3 $9,430,000 - $9,430,000 $1,159,584 2.13 9,430,000
Panik Joe Panik 29 2B Arb 3 2 $2,850,000 - $2,850,000 $1,055,556 1.94 2,850,000
Bass Anthony Bass 32 RP Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $555,556 1.02 1,500,000
Dolis Rafael Dolis 32 RP/CL Pre-Arb $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $370,370 0.68 1,000,000
Walker Taijuan Walker 27 SP Arb 4 $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $353,781 0.65 2,000,000
Hernandez Teoscar Hernandez 27 DH Pre-Arb 1 $602,200 - $602,200 $223,037 0.41 602,200
Font Wilmer Font 30 RP Pre-Arb $592,000 - $592,000 $219,259 0.40 592,000
Jansen Danny Jansen 25 C Pre-Arb 2 $580,900 - $580,900 $215,148 0.40 580,900
Guerrero Vladimir Guerrero 21 3B Pre-Arb 3 $579,300 - $579,300 $214,556 0.39 579,300
Biggio Cavan Biggio 25 2B Pre-Arb 3 $576,600 - $576,600 $213,556 0.39 576,600
Bichette Bo Bichette 22 SS Pre-Arb 3 $570,000 - $570,000 $211,111 0.39 570,000
Cole A.J. Cole 28 RP Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.38 563,500
Hatch Thomas Hatch 25 RP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.38 563,500
Borucki Ryan Borucki 26 RP Pre-Arb 1 $573,800 - $573,800 $199,836 0.37 573,800
Espinal Santiago Espinal 25 SS Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $180,670 0.33 563,500
Merryweather Julian Merryweather 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $127,715 0.23 563,500
Stripling Ross Stripling 30 RP Arb 1 2 $600,000 - $600,000 $92,876 0.17 2,100,000
Davis Jonathan Davis 28 CF Pre-Arb 2 $569,000 - $569,000 $66,045 0.12 569,000
Kirk Alejandro Kirk 21 C Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $49,840 0.09 563,500
Zeuch T.J. Zeuch 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $34,265 0.06 563,500
Murphy Patrick Murphy 25 P Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $31,150 0.06 563,500


2020 Injured List

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

Player (10) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Giles Ken Giles
(10-day, Arm)
29 RP/CL Arb 3 $9,600,000 - $9,600,000 $3,555,556 6.54 9,600,000
Shoemaker Matt Shoemaker
(10-day, Shoulder)
33 SP Arb 4 $4,200,000 - $4,200,000 $1,555,556 2.86 4,200,000
Luciano Elvis Luciano
(10-day, Covid-19)
20 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,800 - $570,800 $570,800 1.05 570,800
Thornton Trent Thornton
(60-day, Elbow)
26 SP Pre-Arb 3 $581,900 - $581,900 $215,519 0.40 581,900
Fisher Derek Fisher
(10-day, Knee)
26 RF Pre-Arb $579,600 - $579,600 $214,667 0.39 579,600
Tellez Rowdy Tellez
(10-day, Knee)
25 1B Pre-Arb 1 $579,600 - $579,600 $214,667 0.39 579,600
Romano Jordan Romano
(10-day, Finger)
27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $567,800 - $567,800 $210,296 0.39 567,800
Diaz Yennsy Diaz
(60-day, Arm)
23 SP Pre-Arb 2 $564,000 - $564,000 $208,889 0.38 564,000
Pearson Nate Pearson
(10-day, Elbow)
23 SP Pre-Arb $563,500 - $563,500 $193,892 0.36 563,500
Waguespack Jacob Waguespack
(10-day, Back)
26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $155,750 0.29 563,500


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
Valera Breyvic Valera 28 2B Pre-Arb $568,000 - $568,000 $210,370 0.39 568,000


2020 Retained Salaries

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

Player (6) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Tulowitzki Troy Tulowitzki 35 SS $14,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 25.75 18,587,857
Alford Anthony Alford 25 OF $87,724 - $87,724 $87,724 0.16 87,724
Vogelbach Dan Vogelbach 27 1B $28,899 - $28,899 $28,899 0.05 28,899
McKinney Billy McKinney 25 OF $22,372 - $22,372 $22,372 0.04 22,372
Moran Brian Moran 31 RP $21,805 - $21,805 $21,805 0.04 21,805
Bergen Travis Bergen 26 RP $6,230 - $6,230 $6,230 0.01 6,230


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
Reid-Foley Sean Reid-Foley 24 RP 2 $572,700 - $572,700 $37,992 572,700
McGuire Reese McGuire 25 C 1 $569,400 - $569,400 $138,512 569,400
Kay Anthony Kay 25 RP 3 $565,600 - $565,600 $171,985 565,600
Perez Hector Perez 24 RP 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $3,115 563,500
Drury Brandon Drury 27 3B 1 $2,050,000 - $2,050,000 $759,259 2,050,000
Gaviglio Sam Gaviglio 30 RP 1 $602,900 - $602,900 $46,662 602,900
Pannone Thomas Pannone 26 RP 1 $581,400 - $581,400 $215,333 581,400
Joseph Caleb Joseph 34 C 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $21,805 563,500
Adams Riley Adams 24 C - - -0 -0 0
Baker Bryan Baker 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Burns Andy Burns AAA 29 3B 2 - - -0 -0 0
Groshans Jordan Groshans 20 SS - - -0 -0 0
Kivlehan Patrick Kivlehan AAA 30 RF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Martin Austin Martin 21 SS - - -0 -0 0
Martinez Orelvis Martinez 0 SS - - -0 -0 0
Palacios Joshua Palacios 24 CF - - -0 -0 0
Smith Kevin Smith 23 SS - - -0 -0 0
Tejada Ruben Tejada AAA 30 SS - - -0 -0 0
Wall Forrest Wall 0 OF - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (6) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
MartinAustin Martin 21 SS - $7,000,825 $7,000,825 $7,000,825 12.88
Van EykCJ Van Eyk 21 P - $1,800,000 $1,800,000 $1,800,000 3.31
PalmerTrent Palmer 21 P - $850,000 $850,000 $850,000 1.56
FrassoNick Frasso 21 P - $459,000 $459,000 $459,000 0.84
BrittonZach Britton 21 OF - $97,500 $97,500 $97,500 0.18


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $96,343,300 $1,428,571 - $97,771,871 $31,716,878
Injured Reserve Money $18,370,700 - - $18,370,700 $7,095,592
Suspended/Restricted Money $568,000 - - $568,000 $210,370
Retained Salary $14,167,030 - - $14,167,030 $14,167,030
Buried Minor Salary $5,487,600 - - $5,487,600 $1,179,330
Total Payroll $134,936,630 $1,428,571 - $136,365,201 $54,369,200

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $139,499,344
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $156,999,344
Comp. Balance Tax Space $51,000,656