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Toronto Blue Jays 2019 Payroll

An updated look at the Toronto Blue Jays 2019 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (35) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Smoak Justin Smoak 32 1B Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 7.19 8,000,000
Grichuk Randal Grichuk 27 CF Arb 2 $7,000,000 $1,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 7.19 10,400,000
Giles Ken Giles 28 RP/CL Arb 2 3 $6,300,000 - $6,300,000 $6,300,000 5.66 6,300,000
Buchholz Clay Buchholz 34 SP Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.70 3,000,000
Gurriel Jr. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 25 2B Pre-Arb 2 $1,500,000 $428,571 $1,928,571 $1,928,571 1.73 3,142,857
Tepera Ryan Tepera 31 RP Arb 1 1 $1,525,000 - $1,525,000 $1,525,000 1.37 1,525,000
Drury Brandon Drury 26 3B Arb 1 2 $1,300,000 - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 1.17 1,300,000
Gaviglio Sam Gaviglio 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 $579,500 - $579,500 $579,500 0.52 579,500
Maile Luke Maile 28 C Pre-Arb 1 $579,000 - $579,000 $579,000 0.52 579,000
Mayza Tim Mayza 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $568,300 - $568,300 $568,300 0.51 568,300
Jansen Danny Jansen 24 C Pre-Arb 3 $558,700 - $558,700 $558,700 0.50 558,700
Luciano Elvis Luciano 19 RP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.50 555,000
Thornton Trent Thornton 25 SP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.50 555,000
Hernandez Teoscar Hernandez 26 LF Pre-Arb 2 $578,600 - $578,600 $516,426 0.46 516,426
Guerrero Vladimir Guerrero 20 3B Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $468,488 0.42 468,488
Tellez Rowdy Tellez 24 1B Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $468,488 0.42 468,488
Law Derek Law 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $447,600 0.40 447,600
McKinney Billy McKinney 24 OF Pre-Arb 3 $559,400 - $559,400 $403,072 0.36 403,072
Biggio Cavan Biggio 24 2B Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $384,936 0.35 384,936
Waguespack Jacob Waguespack 25 SP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $343,160 0.31 343,160
Pannone Thomas Pannone 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $560,100 - $560,100 $298,089 0.27 298,089
Shafer Justin Shafer 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $253,640 0.23 253,640
Davis Jonathan Davis 27 CF Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $244,688 0.22 244,688
Font Wilmer Font 29 RP Pre-Arb $560,400 - $560,400 $219,949 0.20 219,949
McGuire Reese McGuire 24 C Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $193,960 0.17 193,960
Bichette Bo Bichette 21 SS Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $187,992 0.17 187,992
Boshers Buddy Boshers 31 RP Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $182,024 0.16 182,024
Urena Richard Urena 23 SS Pre-Arb 2 $562,000 - $562,000 $181,320 0.16 181,320
Fisher Derek Fisher 25 RF Pre-Arb 1 $559,400 - $559,400 $180,480 0.16 180,480
Adam Jason Adam 27 RP Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $152,184 0.14 152,184
Romano Jordan Romano 26 P Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $146,216 0.13 146,216
Stewart Brock Stewart 27 RP Pre-Arb $565,000 - $565,000 $97,216 0.09 97,216
Alford Anthony Alford 24 OF Pre-Arb 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $86,536 0.08 86,536
Zeuch T.J. Zeuch 23 SP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $80,568 0.07 80,568
Kay Anthony Kay 24 SP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $68,632 0.06 68,632


2019 Injured List

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Shoemaker Matt Shoemaker
(60-day, Knee-acl)
32 SP Arb 3 2 $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 3.14 3,500,000
Travis Devon Travis
(60-day, Knee)
28 2B Arb 2 3 $1,950,000 - $1,950,000 $1,950,000 1.75 1,950,000
Borucki Ryan Borucki
(60-day, Elbow)
25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $565,200 - $565,200 $565,200 0.51 565,200


2019 Retained Salaries

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

Player (23) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Tulowitzki Troy Tulowitzki 34 SS $19,644,904 - $19,644,904 $19,644,904 17.65 18,587,857
Martin Russell Martin 36 C $16,400,000 - $16,400,000 $16,400,000 14.74 16,400,000
Morales Kendrys Morales 36 DH $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 8.99 10,000,000
Stroman Marcus Stroman 28 SP $4,853,760 - $4,853,760 $4,853,760 4.36 4,853,760
Galvis Freddy Galvis 29 SS $2,946,255 - $2,946,255 $2,946,255 2.65 2,946,255
Sanchez Aaron Sanchez 26 SP $2,641,935 - $2,641,935 $2,641,935 2.37 2,620,952
Garcia Jaime Garcia 32 RP $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.80 0
Phelps David Phelps 32 RP $1,666,658 - $1,666,658 $1,666,658 1.50 1,666,658
Richard Clayton Richard 35 RP $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.35 1,500,000
Hudson Daniel Hudson 32 RP $1,008,035 - $1,008,035 $1,008,035 0.91 1,008,035
Solarte Yangervis Solarte 31 3B $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000 0.67 -
Biagini Joseph Biagini 29 RP $609,677 - $609,677 $609,677 0.55 609,677
Sogard Eric Sogard 33 2B $310,336 - $310,336 $310,336 0.28 310,336
Jackson Edwin Jackson 35 SP $185,008 - $185,008 $185,008 0.17 185,008
Rosscup Zac Rosscup 31 RP $180,400 - $180,400 $180,400 0.16 180,400
Pillar Kevin Pillar 30 CF $155,915 - $155,915 $155,915 0.14 155,915
Kingham Nick Kingham 26 RP $100,947 - $100,947 $100,947 0.09 100,947
Norris Bud Norris 34 RP - - $100,000 $100,000 0.09 100,000
Godley Zack Godley 29 SP $88,452 - $88,452 $88,452 0.08 88,452
Guerra Javy Guerra 33 RP $86,536 - $86,536 $86,536 0.08 86,536
Hanson Alen Hanson 26 2B $86,536 - $86,536 $86,536 0.08 86,536
Taylor Beau Taylor 29 C $29,840 - $29,840 $29,840 0.03 29,840
Cordero Jimmy Cordero 27 SP $5,968 - $5,968 $5,968 0.01 5,968


2019 Minor/In the System

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

Player (15) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Tax Payroll
Axford John Axford 36 RP $1,650,000 - $1,650,000 $1,650,000 1,650,000
Merryweather Julian Merryweather 27 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Murphy Patrick Murphy 24 P $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Perez Hector Perez 23 P $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Pompey Dalton Pompey 26 CF 1 $562,800 - $562,800 $354,042 354,042
Ramirez Neil Ramirez 30 RP $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $284,928 284,928
Reid-Foley Sean Reid-Foley 23 SP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $107,424 107,424
Brito Socrates Brito 26 LF $561,000 - $561,000 $105,560 105,560
Feierabend Ryan Feierabend 33 SP $555,000 - $555,000 $17,904 17,904
Diaz Yennsy Diaz 22 SP $555,000 - $555,000 $2,984 2,984
Barnes Danny Barnes 29 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Burns Andy Burns 28 3B - - -0 -0 0
Kivlehan Patrick Kivlehan AAA 29 RF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Leiter Mark Leiter 28 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Patterson Jordan Patterson 27 1B 1 - - -0 -0 0


2019 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (23) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
ManoahAlek Manoah 21 P - $4,547,500 $4,547,500 $4,547,500 4.09
WilliamsKendall Williams 18 P - $1,547,500 $1,547,500 $1,547,500 1.39
De CastroRikelvin De Castro 0 SS - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 $1,200,000 1.08
BrownDasan Brown 17 CF - $800,000 $800,000 $800,000 0.72
RobertiRobert Roberti 0 OF - $750,000 $750,000 $750,000 0.67
ClarkePhilip Clarke 21 C - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.45
RobertsonWill Robertson 21 RF - $422,500 $422,500 $422,500 0.38
MorrisTanner Morris 20 SS - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.36
EdenCameron Eden 21 SS - $222,500 $222,500 $222,500 0.20
DominguezMichael Dominguez 18 P - $197,500 $197,500 $197,500 0.18
SantiagoGlenn Santiago 18 SS - $172,500 $172,500 $172,500 0.15
EisertBrandon Eisert 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.11
LebronJackxarel Lebron 18 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.11
NealNick Neal 17 RF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.11
RiveraEric Rivera 21 CF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.11
RobbinsJimmy Robbins 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.11
RyanSam Ryan 20 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.11
SchweckeTrevor Schwecke 21 SS - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.11
TolhurstAnders Tolhurst 19 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.11
CaracciParker Caracci 22 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.09
HorwitzSpencer Horwitz 21 1B - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.09
McInvaleAndrew McInvale 22 P - $90,000 $90,000 $90,000 0.08
FrazeNick Fraze 21 P - $80,000 $80,000 $80,000 0.07
PonceGabriel Ponce 20 P - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.07
DiCesareJared DiCesare 21 P - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.04
QuinonesLuis Quinones 21 P - $50,000 $50,000 $50,000 0.04
TalleyL.J. Talley 22 2B - $22,500 $22,500 $22,500 0.02
BradleyScotty Bradley 22 C - $5,000 $5,000 $5,000 0.00
CamachoAngel Camacho 22 3B - $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0.00
SandersonBlake Sanderson 23 P - $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00
SlonigerRyan Sloniger 22 C - $1,000 $1,000 $1,000 0.00


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $39,054,735
Injured Reserve Money $6,015,200
Retained Salary $65,351,162
Buried Minor Salary $872,842
Total Payroll $111,293,939
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $44,290,400 $1,428,571 - $45,718,971 $39,054,735
Injured Reserve Money $6,015,200 - - $6,015,200 $6,015,200
Retained Salary $65,251,162 - $100,000 $65,351,162 $65,351,162
Buried Minor Salary $3,788,800 - - $3,788,800 $872,842
Total Payroll $119,345,562 $1,428,571 $100,000 $120,874,133 $111,293,939

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $111,530,195
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $126,030,195
Comp. Balance Tax Space $79,969,805