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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 16.75 25,000,000
Semien Marcus Semien 30 SS Vet $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $18,000,000 12.74 18,000,000
Grichuk Randal Grichuk 29 RF Vet $9,333,333 $1,000,000 $10,333,333 $10,333,333 7.31 10,400,000
Ray Robbie Ray 29 SP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.66 8,000,000
Matz Steven Matz 30 SP Arb 3 1 $5,200,000 - $5,200,000 $5,200,000 3.68 5,200,000
Hernandez Teoscar Hernandez 28 DH Arb 1 1 $4,325,000 - $4,325,000 $4,325,000 3.06 4,325,000
Gurriel Jr. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 27 LF Pre-Arb 1 $3,500,000 $428,571 $3,928,571 $3,928,571 2.78 3,142,857
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood 31 RP Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.12 3,000,000
Stripling Ross Stripling 31 SP Arb 2 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.12 3,000,000
Panik Joe Panik 30 2B Vet 2 $1,850,000 - $1,850,000 $1,850,000 1.31 1,850,000
Phelps David Phelps 34 RP Vet $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 1.24 1,750,000
Dolis Rafael Dolis 33 RP Pre-Arb $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.06 1,500,000
Guerrero Jr. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 22 3B Pre-Arb 3 $605,400 - $605,400 $605,400 0.43 605,400
Biggio Cavan Biggio 26 2B Pre-Arb 3 $604,000 - $604,000 $604,000 0.43 604,000
Jansen Danny Jansen 26 C Pre-Arb 2 $601,800 - $601,800 $601,800 0.43 601,800
Mayza Tim Mayza 29 RP Arb 1 2 $600,000 - $600,000 $600,000 0.42 600,000
Borucki Ryan Borucki 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $595,200 - $595,200 $595,200 0.42 595,200
Thornton Trent Thornton 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $592,900 - $592,900 $592,900 0.42 592,900
Bichette Bo Bichette 23 SS Pre-Arb 3 $587,800 - $587,800 $587,800 0.42 587,800
Romano Jordan Romano 28 RP/CL Pre-Arb 2 $584,000 - $584,000 $584,000 0.41 584,000
Payamps Joel Payamps 27 SP Pre-Arb 1 $580,000 - $580,000 $551,886 0.39 551,886
Espinal Santiago Espinal 26 SS Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $518,323 0.37 518,323
Tice Ty Tice 24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $499,921 0.35 499,921
Kay Anthony Kay 26 SP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $493,787 0.35 493,787
Bergen Travis Bergen 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $487,653 0.35 487,653
Adams Riley Adams 25 C Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $472,318 0.33 472,318


2021 Injured List

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

Player (8) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Ryu Hyun-Jin Ryu
(10-day, Buttocks)
34 SP Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 14.16 20,000,000
Yates Kirby Yates
(60-day, Elbow-tommy-john)
34 RP Vet $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 3.89 5,500,000
Milone Tom Milone
(10-day, Shoulder)
34 SP Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.71 1,000,000
Hatch Thomas Hatch
(60-day, Elbow)
26 SP Pre-Arb 3 $584,800 - $584,800 $584,800 0.41 584,800
Merryweather Julian Merryweather
(10-day, Oblique)
29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $578,400 - $578,400 $578,400 0.41 578,400
Murphy Patrick Murphy
(60-day, Shoulder)
26 SP Pre-Arb 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.41 575,000
Kirk Alejandro Kirk
(10-day, Arm)
22 C Pre-Arb 3 $573,500 - $573,500 $573,500 0.41 573,500
Castro Anthony Castro
(10-day, Arm)
26 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $527,524 0.37 527,524


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 8.49 12,000,000
Tulowitzki Troy Tulowitzki 36 SS $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.83 0
Yamaguchi Shun Yamaguchi 33 P $3,175,000 - $3,175,000 $3,175,000 2.25 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 (19) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Tellez Rowdy Tellez 26 1B 1 $598,100 - $598,100 $90,048 90,048
Davis Jonathan Davis 29 CF 1 $579,800 - $579,800 $93,510 93,510
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 $90,045 90,045
Palacios Joshua Palacios 25 CF 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $46,005 46,005
Beasley Jeremy Beasley 25 SP 3 - - -0 -0 0
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
Cole A.J. Cole 29 RP $1,000,000 - -0 -0 1,000,000
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
McGuire Reese McGuire 26 C - - -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 1.66
GarciaLuis Garcia 0 SS - $520,000 $520,000 $520,000 0.37
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 $89,661,933 $3,095,238 - $92,757,170 $92,348,558
Injured Reserve Money $29,382,200 - - $29,382,200 $29,339,224
Retained Salary $19,175,000 - - $19,175,000 $19,175,000
Buried Minor Salary $2,903,900 - - $2,903,900 $412,848
Total Payroll $141,123,033 $3,095,238 - $144,218,270 $141,275,630

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $137,889,917
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $155,889,917
Comp. Balance Tax Space $54,110,083