Toronto Blue Jays Payroll Table

An updated look at the Toronto Blue Jays 2023 payroll table, including team totals, retained figures, and complete breakdowns of player salaries, and bonuses.

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Total Cap Allocations

$223,560,545 / 10th

Adjusted Payroll Total

$214,630,885

2023 Active Roster Payroll

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Player (28) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
Springer George Springer RF 8.166 Vet $24,166,666 $24,166,666 $22,500,000 $1,666,667 - -
Gausman Kevin Gausman SP 8.151 Vet $21,000,000 $21,000,000 $21,000,000 - - -
Ryu Hyun-Jin Ryu SP 10.000 Vet $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 - - -
Bassitt Chris Bassitt SP 6.130 Vet $19,000,000 $19,000,000 $18,000,000 $1,000,000 - -
Berríos José Berríos SP 6.044 Vet $15,714,285 $15,714,285 $15,000,000 $714,286 - -
Guerrero Jr. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. 1B 3.157 Arb 2 (S2) $14,500,000 $14,500,000 $14,500,000 - - -
Chapman Matt Chapman 3B 5.109 Vet $12,500,000 $12,500,000 $12,000,000 $500,000 - -
Kikuchi Yusei Kikuchi SP 4.000 Vet $10,000,000 $10,000,000 $10,000,000 - - -
Belt Brandon Belt 1B 11.128 Vet $9,300,000 $9,300,000 $9,300,000 - - -
Kiermaier Kevin Kiermaier CF 8.131 Vet $9,000,000 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 - - -
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 2B 6.101 Vet $6,750,000 $6,750,000 $6,750,000 - - -
Garcia Yimi Garcia RP 7.149 Vet $6,500,000 $6,500,000 $5,000,000 $500,000 $1,000,000 -
Romano Jordan Romano RP 3.051 Arb 1 $4,537,500 $4,537,500 $4,537,500 - - -
Bichette Bo Bichette SS 3.063 Vet $3,933,333 $3,933,333 $2,850,000 $1,083,333 - -
Varsho Daulton Varsho LF 2.128 Arb 1 (S2) $3,050,000 $3,050,000 $3,050,000 - - -
Biggio Cavan Biggio 2B 3.129 Arb 2 (S2) $2,800,000 $2,800,000 $2,800,000 - - -
Green Chad Green RP 6.050 Vet $2,250,000 $2,250,000 $2,250,000 - - -
Espinal Santiago Espinal 3B 2.149 Arb 1 (S2) $2,100,000 $2,100,000 $2,100,000 - - -
Mayza Tim Mayza RP 3.156 Arb 2 (S2) $2,100,000 $2,100,000 $2,100,000 - - -
Richards Trevor Richards RP 4.084 Arb 2 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - - -
Swanson Erik Swanson RP 3.096 Arb 1 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 $1,250,000 - - -
Kirk Alejandro Kirk C 2.047 Pre-Arb $767,300 $767,300 $767,300 - - -
Hicks Jordan Hicks RP 5.000 Arb 3 $1,837,500 $622,377 $1,837,500 - - -
Cabrera Genesis Cabrera RP 3.011 Arb 1 $950,000 $367,776 $950,000 - - -
Schneider Davis Schneider 3B Pre-Arb $720,000 $224,518 $720,000 - - -
Heineman Tyler Heineman C 1.121 Pre-Arb $720,000 $220,647 $720,000 - - -
Eden Cam Eden CF Pre-Arb $720,000 $42,581 $720,000 - - -
Parsons Wes Parsons RP 0.088 Pre-Arb $720,000 $3,871 $720,000 - - -

2023 Injured List Payroll

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

Player (4) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
Jansen Danny Jansen C 4.050 Arb 2 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 $3,500,000 - - -
Cimber Adam Cimber RP 4.156 Arb 3 (S2) $3,150,000 $3,150,000 $3,150,000 - - -
Danner Hagen Danner RP Pre-Arb $720,000 $197,421 $720,000 - - -
Lopez Otto Lopez SS 0.045 Pre-Arb $720,000 $3,871 $720,000 - - -

2023 Retained Payroll

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

Player (7) Pos Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted
Grichuk Randal Grichuk RF $4,333,333 $4,333,333
Bass Anthony Bass RP $3,000,000 $3,000,000
DeJong Paul DeJong SS $1,475,804 $1,475,804
Thornton Trent Thornton RP $639,808 $639,808
Luplow Jordan Luplow RF $188,175 $188,175
Hatch Thomas Hatch SP $81,291 $81,291
Lawrence Casey Lawrence RP $57,690 $57,690

2023 Payroll Totals

Payroll Summary
Active Roster $194,200,854 3rd
Injured List $6,851,292 28th
Retained $9,776,101 24th
Minor $3,802,638 13th
Total Adjusted Payroll Allocations $214,630,885 9th

2023 Minor

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

Player (15) Pos Exp Status Payroll Salary Payroll Salary Adjusted Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Likely Incentives Unlikely
1
Jay Jackson
RP 1.105 Pre-Arb $1,500,000 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 - - -
2
Mitchell White
RP 1.087 Pre-Arb $743,000 $491,385 $743,000 - - -
3
Nate Pearson
RP 2.061 Pre-Arb $720,000 $421,939 $720,000 - - -
4
Alek Manoah
SP 1.130 Pre-Arb $745,660 $416,936 $745,660 - - -
5
Zach Pop
RP 1.094 Pre-Arb $742,200 $406,980 $742,200 - - -
6
Nathan Lukes
CF Pre-Arb $720,000 $356,132 $720,000 - - -
7
Bowden Francis
RP 0.007 Pre-Arb $720,000 $278,712 $720,000 - - -
8
Ernie Clement
2B 1.087 Pre-Arb $720,000 $259,357 $720,000 - - -
9
Spencer Horwitz
1B Pre-Arb $720,000 $120,001 $720,000 - - -
10
Mason McCoy
SS Pre-Arb $720,000 $42,581 $720,000 - - -
11
Addison Barger
SS Pre-Arb - - - - - -
12
Leonardo Jimenez
SS Pre-Arb - - - - - -
13
Orelvis Martinez
SS Pre-Arb - - - - - -
14
Zach Thompson
SP 1.121 Pre-Arb - - - - - -
15
Yosver Zulueta
SP Pre-Arb - - - - - -

TRANSACTIONS

Jul 20, 2024
Addison Barger, SS

Recalled from the Minors by Toronto (TOR)

Jul 19, 2024
Zach Pop, RP

Optioned to the Minors by Toronto (TOR)

Jul 19, 2024
Owen Gregg, 2B

Signed a contract with Toronto (TOR)

Jul 18, 2024
Bryce Martin-Grudzielanek, SS

Drafted by Toronto (TOR): Round 20 (#607 overall)

Jul 17, 2024
Jay Schueler, P

Signed a contract with Toronto (TOR)

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