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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 17.87 25,000,000
Ryu Hyun-Jin Ryu 34 SP Vet $20,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 15.11 20,000,000
Semien Marcus Semien 30 SS Vet $18,000,000 - $18,000,000 $18,000,000 13.59 18,000,000
Roark Tanner Roark 34 SP Vet $12,000,000 - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 9.06 12,000,000
Grichuk Randal Grichuk 29 RF Vet $9,333,333 $1,000,000 $10,333,333 $10,333,333 7.80 10,400,000
Ray Robbie Ray 29 SP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 6.04 8,000,000
Yates Kirby Yates 34 RP/CL Vet $5,500,000 - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 4.15 5,500,000
Matz Steven Matz 30 SP Arb 3 1 $5,200,000 - $5,200,000 $5,200,000 3.93 5,200,000
Hernandez Teoscar Hernandez 28 DH Arb 1 1 $4,325,000 - $4,325,000 $4,325,000 3.27 4,325,000
Gurriel Jr. Lourdes Gurriel Jr. 27 LF Pre-Arb 1 $3,500,000 $428,571 $3,928,571 $3,928,571 2.97 3,142,857
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood 31 RP Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.27 3,000,000
Stripling Ross Stripling 31 SP Arb 2 2 $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.27 3,000,000
Panik Joe Panik 30 2B Vet 2 $1,850,000 - $1,850,000 $1,850,000 1.40 1,850,000
Phelps David Phelps 34 RP Vet $1,750,000 - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 1.32 1,750,000
Dolis Rafael Dolis 33 RP/CL Pre-Arb $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.13 1,500,000
Bichette Bo Bichette 23 SS Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Biggio Cavan Biggio 26 2B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Borucki Ryan Borucki 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Guerrero Vladimir Guerrero 22 3B Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Jansen Danny Jansen 26 C Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Kay Anthony Kay 26 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
McGuire Reese McGuire 26 C Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Merryweather Julian Merryweather 29 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Pearson Nate Pearson 24 SP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Romano Jordan Romano 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Tellez Rowdy Tellez 26 1B Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


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 - - -0 -0 0.00 0


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Tulowitzki Troy Tulowitzki 36 SS $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 3.02 0
Yamaguchi Shun Yamaguchi 33 P $3,175,000 - $3,175,000 $3,175,000 2.40 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 (21) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Davis Jonathan Davis 29 CF 1 - - -0 -0 0
Espinal Santiago Espinal 26 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Hatch Thomas Hatch 26 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Kirk Alejandro Kirk 22 C 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
Murphy Patrick Murphy 26 P 1 - - -0 -0 0
Palacios Joshua Palacios 25 CF 3 - - -0 -0 0
Payamps Joel Payamps 27 SP 1 - - -0 -0 0
Thornton Trent Thornton 27 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Tice Ty Tice 24 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Waguespack Jacob Waguespack 27 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Zeuch T.J. Zeuch 25 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Yamaguchi Shun Yamaguchi 33 RP 3 $3,175,000 - $3,175,000 $3,175,000 3,175,000
Liriano Francisco Liriano 37 RP $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1,500,000
Cole A.J. Cole 29 RP $1,000,000 - -0 -0 1,000,000
Castro Anthony Castro 26 P 2 - - -0 -0 0
Urena Richard Urena 25 SS - - -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 (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
BeltreManuel Beltre 0 SS - $2,350,000 $2,350,000 $2,350,000 1.77
GarciaLuis Garcia 0 SS - $520,000 $520,000 $520,000 0.39
PegueroJonathan Peguero 0 C - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.30
AponteYhoangel Aponte 0 OF - $360,000 $360,000 $360,000 0.27
MunozYeuni Munoz 0 OF - $315,000 $315,000 $315,000 0.24


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $118,958,333 $3,095,238 - $122,053,570 $122,053,570
Retained Salary $7,175,000 - - $7,175,000 $7,175,000
Buried Minor Salary $3,175,000 - - $3,175,000 $3,175,000
Total Payroll $129,308,333 $3,095,238 - $132,403,570 $132,403,570

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $133,492,857
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $151,492,857
Comp. Balance Tax Space $58,507,143