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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
Springer George Springer 31 CF Vet $22,000,000 $1,666,667 $23,666,666 $23,666,666 16.35 25,000,000
Ryu Hyun-Jin Ryu 34 SP Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 13.82 20,000,000
Semien Marcus Semien 30 SS Vet $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $18,000,000 12.44 18,000,000
Grichuk Randal Grichuk 29 RF Vet $9,333,333 $1,000,000 $10,333,333 $10,333,333 7.14 10,400,000
Ray Robbie Ray 29 SP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.53 8,000,000
Matz Steven Matz 30 SP Arb 3 $5,200,000 - $5,200,000 $5,200,000 3.59 5,200,000
Hernandez Teoscar Hernandez 28 DH Arb 1 1 $4,325,000 - $4,325,000 $4,325,000 2.99 4,325,000
Gurriel Jr. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 27 LF Pre-Arb 1 $3,500,000 $428,571 $3,928,571 $3,928,571 2.71 3,142,857
Stripling Ross Stripling 31 SP Arb 2 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.07 3,000,000
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 1B 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
Jansen Danny Jansen 26 C Pre-Arb 2 $601,800 - $601,800 $601,800 0.42 601,800
Mayza Tim Mayza 29 RP Arb 1 2 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0.41 600,000
Borucki Ryan Borucki 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $595,200 - $595,200 $595,200 0.41 595,200
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 0.40 584,000
Davis Jonathan Davis 29 CF Pre-Arb 1 $579,800 - $579,800 $545,475 0.38 545,475
Hatch Thomas Hatch 26 SP Pre-Arb 3 $584,800 - $584,800 $543,912 0.38 543,912
Murphy Patrick Murphy 26 SP Pre-Arb 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $516,197 0.36 516,197
Espinal Santiago Espinal 26 SS Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $506,055 0.35 506,055
Cimber Adam Cimber 30 RP Arb 1 3 $925,000 - $925,000 $477,408 0.33 477,408
McGuire Reese McGuire 26 C Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $463,117 0.32 463,117
Barnes Jacob Barnes 31 RP Arb 2 $750,000 - $750,000 $427,440 0.30 427,440
Saucedo Tayler Saucedo 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $346,571 0.24 346,571
Richards Trevor Richards 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $580,900 - $580,900 $274,824 0.19 274,824


2021 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
Yates Kirby Yates
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
34 RP Vet $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 3.80 5,500,000
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood
(10-day, Neck)
31 RP Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.07 3,000,000
Dickerson Corey Dickerson
(10-day, Foot)
32 LF Vet $9,500,000 - $9,500,000 $2,250,000 1.55 2,250,000
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
Merryweather Julian Merryweather
(60-day, Oblique)
29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $578,400 - $578,400 $578,400 0.40 578,400
Castro Anthony Castro
(10-day, Arm)
26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $506,055 0.35 506,055
Manoah Alek Manoah
(10-day, Back)
23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $395,643 0.27 395,643
Edwards C.J. Edwards
(60-day, Oblique)
29 RP Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $386,442 0.27 386,442


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
Valera Breyvic Valera 29 2B Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $236,159 0.16 236,159


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (7) 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 8.29 12,000,000
Tulowitzki Troy Tulowitzki 36 SS $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.76 0
Yamaguchi Shun Yamaguchi 33 P $3,175,000 - $3,175,000 $3,175,000 2.19 3,175,000
Panik Joe Panik 30 2B $895,184 - $895,184 $895,184 0.62 895,184
Payamps Joel Payamps 27 SP $255,676 - $255,676 $255,676 0.18 255,676
Tellez Rowdy Tellez 26 1B $237,984 - $237,984 $237,984 0.16 237,984
Hoying Jared Hoying 32 RF $9,201 - $9,201 $9,201 0.01 9,201


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (21) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Thornton Trent Thornton 27 RP 3 $592,900 - $592,900 $312,424 312,424
Pearson Nate Pearson 24 SP 3 $577,500 - $577,500 $96,255 96,255
Kirk Alejandro Kirk 22 C 3 $573,500 - $573,500 $342,213 342,213
Adams Riley Adams 25 C 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $85,876 85,876
Kay Anthony Kay 26 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $266,829 266,829
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
Zeuch T.J. Zeuch 25 SP 2 $578,000 - $578,000 $96,348 96,348
Allgeyer Nick Allgeyer 25 P 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $12,268 12,268
Beasley Jeremy Beasley 25 SP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $95,077 95,077
Bergen Travis Bergen 27 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $156,417 156,417
Lawrence Casey Lawrence 33 RP 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
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
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 (7) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
HoglundGunnar Hoglund 21 P - $3,247,500 $3,247,500 $3,247,500 2.24
BeltreManuel Beltre 0 SS - $2,350,000 $2,350,000 $2,350,000 1.62
CarterIrv Carter 18 P - $850,000 $850,000 $850,000 0.59
TiedemannRicky Tiedemann 18 P - $644,800 $644,800 $644,800 0.45
GarciaLuis Garcia 0 SS - $520,000 $520,000 $520,000 0.36
DallasChad Dallas 21 P - $497,500 $497,500 $497,500 0.34
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
JuengerHayden Juenger 20 P - $197,500 $197,500 $197,500 0.14
RuddJaden Rudd 18 OF - $197,500 $197,500 $197,500 0.14
WallaceTrenton Wallace 22 P - $172,500 $172,500 $172,500 0.12
CookeConnor Cooke 21 P - $141,900 $141,900 $141,900 0.10
GregoryHunter Gregory 22 P - $127,500 $127,500 $127,500 0.09
SpainGarrett Spain 20 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.09
TirottaRiley Tirotta 22 3B - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.09
GonzalezJuan Gonzalez 20 C - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.07
LarkinConor Larkin 22 P - $77,500 $77,500 $77,500 0.05
BurnetteJimmy Burnette 22 P - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.03
BurnetteJimmy Burnette 22 P - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.03
SvansonMatt Svanson 22 P - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.03


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $104,743,533 $3,095,238 - $107,838,770 $106,232,769
Injured Reserve Money $24,039,900 - - $24,039,900 $16,162,188
Suspended/Restricted Money $570,500 - - $570,500 $236,159
Retained Salary $20,573,045 - - $20,573,045 $20,573,045
Buried Minor Salary $5,744,900 - - $5,744,900 $1,509,712
Total Payroll $155,671,878 $3,095,238 - $158,767,115 $144,713,873

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $141,092,001
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $159,092,001
Comp. Balance Tax Space $50,907,999