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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 (25) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Grichuk Randal Grichuk 27 CF Arb 2 $7,000,000 $1,000,000 $8,000,000 $8,000,000 6.86 10,400,000
Stroman Marcus Stroman 28 SP Arb 3 3 $7,400,000 - $7,400,000 $7,400,000 6.34 7,400,000
Giles Ken Giles 28 RP/CL Arb 2 3 $6,300,000 - $6,300,000 $6,300,000 5.40 6,300,000
Galvis Freddy Galvis 29 SS Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 3.43 4,000,000
Sanchez Aaron Sanchez 26 SP Arb 2 3 $3,900,000 - $3,900,000 $3,900,000 3.34 3,900,000
Gurriel Jr. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 25 2B Pre-Arb 2 $1,500,000 $428,571 $1,928,571 $1,928,571 1.65 3,142,857
Richard Clayton Richard 35 SP Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $1,500,000 1.29 1,500,000
Hudson Daniel Hudson 32 RP Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.29 1,500,000
Drury Brandon Drury 26 3B Arb 1 2 $1,300,000 - $1,300,000 $1,300,000 1.11 1,300,000
Biagini Joseph Biagini 29 RP Arb 1 2 $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 0.77 900,000
Gaviglio Sam Gaviglio 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 $579,500 - $579,500 $579,500 0.50 579,500
Maile Luke Maile 28 C Pre-Arb 1 $579,000 - $579,000 $579,000 0.50 579,000
Mayza Tim Mayza 27 RP Pre-Arb 3 $568,300 - $568,300 $568,300 0.49 568,300
Jansen Danny Jansen 24 C Pre-Arb 3 $558,700 - $558,700 $558,700 0.48 558,700
Tellez Rowdy Tellez 24 1B Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.48 555,000
Thornton Trent Thornton 25 SP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.48 555,000
Pannone Thomas Pannone 25 RP Pre-Arb 3 $560,100 - $560,100 $529,936 0.45 529,936
Hernandez Teoscar Hernandez 26 LF Pre-Arb 2 $578,600 - $578,600 $516,426 0.44 516,426
Sogard Eric Sogard 33 2B Vet $555,000 - $555,000 $501,312 0.43 501,312
McKinney Billy McKinney 24 OF Pre-Arb 3 $559,400 - $559,400 $484,288 0.42 484,288
Guerrero Vladimir Guerrero 20 3B Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $468,488 0.40 468,488
Law Derek Law 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $555,000 - $555,000 $447,600 0.38 447,600
Biggio Cavan Biggio 24 2B Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $384,936 0.33 384,936
Kingham Nick Kingham 26 RP Pre-Arb 1 $569,000 - $569,000 $327,313 0.28 327,313
Reid-Foley Sean Reid-Foley 23 SP Pre-Arb 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $304,368 0.26 304,368


2019 Injured List

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

Player (11) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Smoak Justin Smoak (10-day) 32 1B Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 6.86 8,000,000
Shoemaker Matt Shoemaker (60-day) 32 SP Arb 3 2 $3,500,000 - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 3.00 3,500,000
Buchholz Clay Buchholz (60-day) 34 SP Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.57 3,000,000
Phelps David Phelps (60-day) 32 RP Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 2.14 2,500,000
Travis Devon Travis (60-day) 28 2B Arb 2 3 $1,950,000 - $1,950,000 $1,950,000 1.67 1,950,000
Tepera Ryan Tepera (60-day) 31 RP Arb 1 1 $1,525,000 - $1,525,000 $1,525,000 1.31 1,525,000
Borucki Ryan Borucki (60-day) 25 SP Pre-Arb 2 $565,200 - $565,200 $565,200 0.48 565,200
Pompey Dalton Pompey (60-day) 26 CF Pre-Arb 1 $562,800 - $562,800 $562,800 0.48 562,800
Luciano Elvis Luciano (10-day) 19 RP Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 0.48 555,000
Jackson Edwin Jackson (10-day) 35 SP Vet $555,000 - $555,000 $411,792 0.35 411,792
Waguespack Jacob Waguespack (10-day) 25 P Pre-Arb $555,000 - $555,000 $378,968 0.32 378,968


2019 Retained Salaries

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

Player (10) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Tax Payroll
Tulowitzki Troy Tulowitzki 34 SS $19,445,000 - $19,445,000 $19,445,000 16.66 18,587,857
Martin Russell Martin 36 C $16,400,000 - $16,400,000 $16,400,000 14.05 16,400,000
Morales Kendrys Morales 36 DH $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 8.57 10,000,000
Garcia Jaime Garcia 32 RP $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.71 0
Solarte Yangervis Solarte 31 3B $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000 0.64 -
Rosscup Zac Rosscup 31 RP $180,400 - $180,400 $180,400 0.15 180,400
Pillar Kevin Pillar 30 CF $155,915 - $155,915 $155,915 0.13 155,915
Norris Bud Norris 34 RP - - $100,000 $100,000 0.09 100,000
Guerra Javy Guerra 33 RP $86,536 - $86,536 $86,536 0.07 86,536
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 (22) 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
Diaz Yennsy Diaz 22 SP $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
McGuire Reese McGuire 24 C 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
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
Paulino David Paulino 25 RP 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Perez Hector Perez 23 P $555,000 - $555,000 $555,000 150,000
Davis Jonathan Davis 27 CF 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $158,152 158,152
Brito Socrates Brito 26 LF $561,000 - $561,000 $105,560 105,560
Urena Richard Urena 23 SS 2 $562,000 - $562,000 $87,638 87,638
Hanson Alen Hanson 26 2B $555,000 - $555,000 $86,536 86,536
Romano Jordan Romano 26 P $555,000 - $555,000 $32,824 32,824
Shafer Justin Shafer 26 RP 3 $555,000 - $555,000 $32,824 32,824
Feierabend Ryan Feierabend 33 SP $555,000 - $555,000 $17,904 17,904
Alford Anthony Alford 24 OF 2 $555,000 - $555,000 $5,968 5,968
Adam Jason Adam 27 RP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Barnes Danny Barnes 29 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Boshers Buddy Boshers 31 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 (10) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
ManoahAlek Manoah 21 P - $4,547,500 $4,547,500 $4,547,500 3.90
WilliamsKendall Williams 18 P - $1,547,500 $1,547,500 $1,547,500 1.33
RobertsonWill Robertson 21 RF - $422,500 $422,500 $422,500 0.36
MorrisTanner Morris 20 SS - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.34
EdenCameron Eden 21 SS - $222,500 $222,500 $222,500 0.19
SantiagoGlenn Santiago 18 SS - $172,500 $172,500 $172,500 0.15
TalleyL.J. Talley 22 2B - $22,500 $22,500 $22,500 0.02
CamachoAngel Camacho 22 3B - $2,500 $2,500 $2,500 0.00


2019 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Total
Active Payroll $44,088,738
Injured Reserve Money $22,948,760
Retained Salary $49,123,819
Buried Minor Salary $527,406
Total Payroll $116,688,723
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $45,237,600 $1,428,571 - $46,666,171 $44,088,738
Injured Reserve Money $23,268,000 - - $23,268,000 $22,948,760
Retained Salary $49,023,819 - $100,000 $49,123,819 $49,123,819
Buried Minor Salary $4,453,000 - - $4,453,000 $527,406
Total Payroll $121,982,419 $1,428,571 $100,000 $123,510,990 $116,688,723

 

2019 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $206,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $103,992,866
Estimated Player Benefits $14,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $0
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $118,492,866
Comp. Balance Tax Space $87,507,134