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Washington Nationals

Washington Nationals 2021 Payroll

Nationals 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Washington Nationals 2021 payroll table, including base pay, bonuses, options, & tax allocations.

 

Nationals – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (27) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Scherzer Max Scherzer 36 SP Vet $27,360,623 $7,142,857 $34,503,480 $34,503,480 20.25 28,689,376
Corbin Patrick Corbin 31 SP Vet $24,000,000 $416,666 $24,416,666 $24,416,666 14.33 23,333,333
Turner Trea Turner 28 SS Arb 3 2 $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 7.63 13,000,000
Hand Brad Hand 31 RP/CL Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 6.16 10,500,000
Soto Juan Soto 22 RF Arb 1 3 $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 4.99 8,500,000
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 28 LF Arb 3 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 4.11 10,000,000
Bell Josh Bell 28 1B Arb 2 2 $6,350,000 - $6,350,000 $6,350,000 3.73 6,350,000
Castro Starlin Castro 31 2B Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.52 6,000,000
Gomes Yan Gomes 33 C Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.52 5,000,000
Lester Jon Lester 37 SP Vet $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.17 4,884,615
Avila Alex Avila 34 C Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.88 1,500,000
Ross Joe Ross 28 SP Arb 3 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.88 1,500,000
Harrison Josh Harrison 33 2B Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.59 1,000,000
Mercer Jordy Mercer 34 SS Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.59 1,000,000
Zimmerman Ryan Zimmerman 36 1B Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.59 1,000,000
Robles Victor Robles 24 CF Pre-Arb 2 $614,000 - $614,000 $614,000 0.36 614,000
Suero Wander Suero 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 $600,700 - $600,700 $600,700 0.35 600,700
Finnegan Kyle Finnegan 29 RP Pre-Arb 3 $582,400 - $582,400 $582,400 0.34 582,400
Stevenson Andrew Stevenson 27 OF Pre-Arb 1 $579,100 - $579,100 $579,100 0.34 579,100
Fedde Erick Fedde 28 RP Arb 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.34 575,000
Clay Samuel Clay 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $575,000 - $575,000 $559,471 0.33 559,471
Espino Paolo Espino 34 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $506,055 0.30 506,055
McGowin Kyle McGowin 29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $460,050 0.27 460,050
Garcia Luis Garcia 21 SS Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $423,246 0.25 423,246
Harper Ryne Harper 32 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $374,174 0.22 374,174
Machado Andres Machado 28 P Arb 1 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $346,571 0.20 346,571
Rodriguez Jefry Rodriguez 27 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $346,571 0.20 346,571


2021 Injured List

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

Player (6) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Strasburg Stephen Strasburg
(10-day, Neck)
32 SP Vet $35,000,000 - $35,000,000 $23,571,429 13.84 35,000,000
Harris Will Harris
(60-day, Hand)
36 RP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 4.70 8,000,000
Hudson Daniel Hudson
(10-day, Elbow)
34 RP Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.52 5,500,000
Avilan Luis Avilan
(60-day, Elbow)
31 RP Vet $950,000 - $950,000 $950,000 0.56 950,000
Rainey Tanner Rainey
(10-day, Covid-19)
28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $589,000 - $589,000 $589,000 0.35 589,000
Voth Austin Voth
(10-day, Nose)
29 RP Pre-Arb $587,700 - $587,700 $587,700 0.34 587,700


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
Perez Hernan Perez 30 2B $137,088 - $137,088 $137,088 0.08 137,088
Lucroy Jonathan Lucroy 35 C $43,008 - $43,008 $43,008 0.03 43,008


2021 Deferred Salaries

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Strasburg Stephen Strasburg 32 SP $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Wieters Matt Wieters 35 C $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $5,000,000
Sanchez Anibal Sanchez 37 SP $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $4,000,000
Soriano Rafael Soriano 41 RP $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000


2021 Minor/In the System

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

Player (23) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Hernandez Yadiel Hernandez 33 OF 3 $572,600 - $572,600 $184,680 184,680
Barrera Tres Barrera 26 C 3 $571,500 - $571,500 $12,292 12,292
Braymer Ben Braymer 27 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Fuentes Steven Fuentes 24 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $30,670 30,670
Kieboom Carter Kieboom 23 3B 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $9,201 9,201
Adon Joan Adon 22 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Antuna Yasel Antuna 21 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Armenteros Rogelio Armenteros 27 SP 2 - - -0 -0 0
Romero Seth Romero 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Parra Gerardo Parra 34 RF $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1,000,000
Castillo Welington Castillo 34 C $950,000 - $950,000 $950,000 950,000
Wilson Cody Wilson 24 OF $570,500 - $570,500 $9,201 9,201
Arteaga Humberto Arteaga 27 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Bacus Dakota Bacus 30 RP 3 - - -0 -0 0
Flores Ramon Flores 29 CF - - -0 -0 0
Guerra Javy Guerra 35 RP - - -0 -0 0
Lobstein Kyle Lobstein 31 RP 1 - - -0 -0 0
McFarland T.J. McFarland 32 RP - - -0 -0 0
Miller Justin Miller 34 RP - - -0 -0 0
Noll Jake Noll 27 2B 1 - - -0 -0 0
Palka Daniel Palka 29 LF - - -0 -0 0
Swihart Blake Swihart 29 C - - -0 -0 0
Tomas Yasmany Tomas 30 LF 3 - - -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 %
CruzArmando Cruz 0 SS - $3,900,000 $3,900,000 $3,900,000 2.29
RivasGustavo Rivas 0 P - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.26
PerezDoimil Perez 0 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.12
RamirezEmmanuel Ramirez 0 OF - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.12
ZapataGenderson Zapata 0 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.12
AgostiniGabriel Agostini 0 P - $170,000 $170,000 $170,000 0.10
EstradaJean Estrada 0 OF - $90,000 $90,000 $90,000 0.05
BatistaCristian Batista 0 OF - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.04
DiazWinder Diaz 0 SS - $20,000 $20,000 $20,000 0.01
De La CruzEdward De La Cruz 0 C - $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 0.01
LeonJeffem Leon 0 P - $10,000 $10,000 $10,000 0.01


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $123,659,823 $7,559,523 - $131,219,346 $130,237,484
Injured Reserve Money $51,126,700 - - $51,126,700 $39,698,129
Retained Salary $180,096 - - $180,096 $180,096
Deferred Salary $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000 $21,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $3,426,100 - - $3,426,100 $249,111
Total Payroll $178,392,719 $7,559,523 - $185,952,242 $170,364,820

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $179,280,569
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $197,280,569
Comp. Balance Tax Space $12,719,431