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Toronto Blue Jays

Toronto Blue Jays 2021 Payroll

Blue Jays 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Toronto Blue Jays 2021 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Blue Jays – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (26) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Ryu Hyun-Jin Ryu 34 SP Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 13.89 20,000,000
Semien Marcus Semien 30 SS Vet $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $18,000,000 12.50 18,000,000
Grichuk Randal Grichuk 29 RF Vet $9,333,333 $1,000,000 $10,333,333 $10,333,333 7.17 10,400,000
Ray Robbie Ray 29 SP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.55 8,000,000
Hernandez Teoscar Hernandez 28 DH Arb 1 1 $4,325,000 - $4,325,000 $4,325,000 3.00 4,325,000
Gurriel Jr. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 27 LF Pre-Arb 1 $3,500,000 $428,571 $3,928,571 $3,928,571 2.73 3,142,857
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood 31 RP Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.08 3,000,000
Stripling Ross Stripling 31 SP Arb 2 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.08 3,000,000
Panik Joe Panik 30 2B Vet 2 $1,850,000 - $1,850,000 $1,850,000 1.28 1,850,000
Dolis Rafael Dolis 33 RP Pre-Arb $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.04 1,500,000
Guerrero Jr. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 22 3B Pre-Arb 3 $605,400 - $605,400 $605,400 0.42 605,400
Biggio Cavan Biggio 26 2B Pre-Arb 3 $604,000 - $604,000 $604,000 0.42 604,000
Mayza Tim Mayza 29 RP Arb 1 2 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0.42 600,000
Thornton Trent Thornton 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $592,900 - $592,900 $592,900 0.41 592,900
Bichette Bo Bichette 23 SS Pre-Arb 3 $587,800 - $587,800 $587,800 0.41 587,800
Romano Jordan Romano 28 RP/CL Pre-Arb 2 $584,000 - $584,000 $584,000 0.41 584,000
Tellez Rowdy Tellez 26 1B Pre-Arb 1 $598,100 - $598,100 $569,232 0.40 569,232
Payamps Joel Payamps 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $580,000 - $580,000 $551,886 0.38 551,886
Castro Anthony Castro 26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $527,524 0.37 527,524
Espinal Santiago Espinal 26 SS Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $506,055 0.35 506,055
McGuire Reese McGuire 26 C Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $463,117 0.32 463,117
Beasley Jeremy Beasley 25 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $414,045 0.29 414,045
Manoah Alek Manoah 23 SP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $395,643 0.27 395,643
Edwards C.J. Edwards 29 RP Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $386,442 0.27 386,442
Adams Riley Adams 25 C Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $368,040 0.26 368,040
Saucedo Tayler Saucedo 28 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $346,571 0.24 346,571


2021 Injured List

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

Player (13) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Springer George Springer
(10-day, Quad)
31 CF Vet $22,000,000 $1,666,667 $23,666,666 $23,666,666 16.43 25,000,000
Yates Kirby Yates
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
34 RP Vet $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 3.82 5,500,000
Matz Steven Matz
(10-day, Covid-19)
30 SP Arb 3 1 $5,200,000 - $5,200,000 $5,200,000 3.61 5,200,000
Phelps David Phelps
(60-day, Oblique)
34 RP Vet $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 1.21 1,750,000
Milone Tom Milone
(60-day, Shoulder)
34 SP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.69 1,000,000
Cole A.J. Cole
(60-day, Neck)
29 RP Arb 2 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $795,648 0.55 795,648
Jansen Danny Jansen
(10-day, Hamstring)
26 C Pre-Arb 2 $601,800 - $601,800 $601,800 0.42 601,800
Borucki Ryan Borucki
(10-day, Arm)
27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $595,200 - $595,200 $595,200 0.41 595,200
Hatch Thomas Hatch
(60-day, Elbow)
26 SP Pre-Arb 3 $584,800 - $584,800 $584,800 0.41 584,800
Merryweather Julian Merryweather
(60-day, Oblique)
29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $578,400 - $578,400 $578,400 0.40 578,400
Murphy Patrick Murphy
(60-day, Shoulder)
26 SP Pre-Arb 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.40 575,000
Kirk Alejandro Kirk
(60-day, Arm)
22 C Pre-Arb 3 $573,500 - $573,500 $573,500 0.40 573,500
Bergen Travis Bergen
(10-day, Shoulder)
27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $487,653 0.34 487,653


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
Davis Jonathan Davis 29 CF Pre-Arb 1 $579,800 - $579,800 $564,177 0.39 564,177


2021 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
Roark Tanner Roark 34 SP $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 8.33 12,000,000
Tulowitzki Troy Tulowitzki 36 SS $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.78 0
Yamaguchi Shun Yamaguchi 33 P $3,175,000 - $3,175,000 $3,175,000 2.20 3,175,000


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (17) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Zeuch T.J. Zeuch 25 SP 2 $578,000 - $578,000 $93,240 93,240
Pearson Nate Pearson 24 SP 3 $577,500 - $577,500 $96,255 96,255
Allgeyer Nick Allgeyer 25 P $570,500 - $570,500 $6,134 6,134
Kay Anthony Kay 26 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $104,278 104,278
Lawrence Casey Lawrence 33 RP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
Palacios Joshua Palacios 25 CF 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $46,005 46,005
Lopez Otto Lopez 22 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Luciano Elvis Luciano 21 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Moreno Gabriel Moreno 21 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Colon Christian Colon 32 2B - - -0 -0 0
Graterol Juan Graterol 32 C 1 - - -0 -0 0
Jimenez Dany Jimenez 27 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Urena Richard Urena 25 SS - - -0 -0 0
Valera Breyvic Valera 29 2B - - -0 -0 0
Waguespack Jacob Waguespack 27 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Wall Forrest Wall 25 OF - - -0 -0 0
White Tyler White 30 1B - - -0 -0 0


2021 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (3) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
BeltreManuel Beltre 0 SS - $2,350,000 $2,350,000 $2,350,000 1.63
GarciaLuis Garcia 0 SS - $520,000 $520,000 $520,000 0.36
PegueroJonathan Peguero 0 C - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.28
AponteYhoangel Aponte 0 OF - $360,000 $360,000 $360,000 0.25
MunozYeuni Munoz 0 OF - $315,000 $315,000 $315,000 0.22


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $81,824,533 $1,428,571 - $83,253,104 $82,039,559
Injured Reserve Money $40,529,200 $1,666,667 - $42,195,866 $41,908,667
Suspended/Restricted Money $579,800 - - $579,800 $564,177
Retained Salary $19,175,000 - - $19,175,000 $19,175,000
Buried Minor Salary $2,867,000 - - $2,867,000 $345,912
Total Payroll $144,975,533 $3,095,238 - $148,070,770 $144,033,315

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $140,653,925
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $158,653,925
Comp. Balance Tax Space $51,346,075