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Washington Nationals 2020 Payroll

An updated look at the Washington Nationals 2020 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

Nationals – The Athletic

Player Option
Club Option
Mutual Option
Qual. Offer
Estimate
Active Players (28) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Payroll Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Scherzer Max Scherzer 35 SP Vet $28,777,759 $7,142,857 $35,920,616 $17,801,286 27.03 28,689,376
Strasburg Stephen Strasburg 31 SP Vet $35,000,000 - $35,000,000 $8,730,159 13.26 35,000,000
Corbin Patrick Corbin 30 SP Vet $19,000,000 $416,666 $19,416,666 $7,453,703 11.32 23,333,333
Eaton Adam Eaton 31 RF Vet $9,500,000 - $9,500,000 $3,518,519 5.34 9,500,000
Turner Trea Turner 27 SS Arb 2 2 $7,450,000 - $7,450,000 $2,759,259 4.19 7,450,000
Sanchez Anibal Sanchez 36 SP Vet $9,000,000 - $9,000,000 $2,592,593 3.94 9,500,000
Doolittle Sean Doolittle 33 RP/CL Vet $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $2,407,407 3.66 6,500,000
Castro Starlin Castro 30 2B Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $2,222,222 3.37 6,000,000
Suzuki Kurt Suzuki 36 C Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $2,222,222 3.37 5,000,000
Hudson Daniel Hudson 33 RP Vet $5,000,000 - $5,000,000 $1,851,852 2.81 5,500,000
Gomes Yan Gomes 32 C Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $1,481,481 2.25 5,000,000
Kendrick Howie Kendrick 36 2B Vet $4,000,000 - $4,000,000 $1,481,481 2.25 6,250,000
Taylor Michael Taylor 29 CF Arb 3 $3,325,000 - $3,325,000 $1,231,481 1.87 3,325,000
Thames Eric Thames 33 1B Vet $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $1,111,111 1.69 4,000,000
Cabrera Asdrubal Cabrera 34 3B Vet $2,500,000 - $2,500,000 $925,926 1.41 2,500,000
Difo Wilmer Difo 28 SS Arb 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $370,370 0.56 1,000,000
Guerra Javy Guerra 34 RP Arb 1 $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $370,370 0.56 1,000,000
Harrison Josh Harrison 32 2B Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $348,258 0.53 1,000,000
Soto Juan Soto 21 LF Pre-Arb 3 $629,400 - $629,400 $233,111 0.35 629,400
Robles Victor Robles 23 CF Pre-Arb 2 $592,800 - $592,800 $219,556 0.33 592,800
Suero Wander Suero 28 RP Pre-Arb 2 $582,200 - $582,200 $215,630 0.33 582,200
Freeman Sam Freeman 33 RP Arb 3 $575,000 - $575,000 $212,963 0.32 575,000
Harper Ryne Harper 31 RP Pre-Arb 3 $573,500 - $573,500 $212,407 0.32 573,500
Rainey Tanner Rainey 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $572,200 - $572,200 $211,926 0.32 572,200
Voth Austin Voth 28 SP Pre-Arb $568,900 - $568,900 $210,704 0.32 568,900
Kieboom Carter Kieboom 22 3B Pre-Arb 2 $564,700 - $564,700 $209,148 0.32 564,700
Fedde Erick Fedde 27 RP Pre-Arb 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.32 563,500
Finnegan Kyle Finnegan 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 0.32 563,500


2020 Injured List

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Harris Will Harris
(10-day, Groin)
35 RP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $2,962,963 4.50 8,000,000


2020 Reserve/Exempt

Salaries from players who are exempt, still counting against the payroll.

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Zimmerman Ryan Zimmerman 35 1B $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $740,741 1.12 2,000,000
Ross Joe Ross 27 SP $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $555,556 0.84 1,500,000


2020 Retained Salaries

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Strickland Hunter Strickland 31 RP $387,097 - $387,096 $387,096 0.59 387,097


2020 Deferred Salaries

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Strasburg Stephen Strasburg 31 SP $10,000,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000
Soriano Rafael Soriano 40 RP $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000


2020 Player Pool

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

Player (33) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Williams Austen Williams AAA 27 RP 3 $565,100 - $565,100 $209,296 565,100
Barrett Aaron Barrett 32 RP 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 563,500
Bourque James Bourque 26 RP 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $46,725 563,500
McGowin Kyle McGowin 28 RP 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 563,500
Noll Jake Noll 26 2B 2 $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 563,500
Read Raudy Read 26 C 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $12,460 563,500
Stevenson Andrew Stevenson 26 OF 1 $563,500 - $563,500 $40,495 563,500
Barrera Tres Barrera AAA 25 C 3 - - -0 -0 0
Braymer Ben Braymer AAA 26 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Sanchez Adrian Sanchez AAA 30 2B - - -0 -0 0
Elias Roenis Elias 31 RP $1,975,000 - $1,975,000 $731,481 1,975,000
Bonifacio Emilio Bonifacio 35 CF $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $82,920 1,000,000
Hernandez Yadiel Hernandez 32 OF $563,500 - $563,500 $208,704 563,500
Adon Johan Adon 0 P - - -0 -0 0
Antuna Yasel Antuna 0 SS - - -0 -0 0
Bacus Dakota Bacus 29 RP - - -0 -0 0
Cate Tim Cate 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Cavalli Cade Cavalli 21 P - - -0 -0 0
Cronin Matt Cronin 22 P - - -0 -0 0
Crowe Wil Crowe 25 P - - -0 -0 0
Eppler Tyler Eppler AAA 27 RP - - -0 -0 0
Espino Paolo Espino 33 RP - - -0 -0 0
Fuentes Steven Fuentes 23 RP - - -0 -0 0
Garcia Luis Garcia 0 SS - - -0 -0 0
Gushue Taylor Gushue 26 C - - -0 -0 0
Irvin Jake Irvin 23 P - - -0 -0 0
Quackenbush Kevin Quackenbush AAA 31 RP - - -0 -0 0
Reetz Jakson Reetz 24 C - - -0 -0 0
Romero Seth Romero 24 P - - -0 -0 0
Rutledge Jackson Rutledge 21 P - - -0 -0 0
Snyder Brandon Snyder 33 3B - - -0 -0 0
Tocci Carlos Tocci AAA 24 LF 2 - - -0 -0 0
Wells Nick Wells 24 P - - -0 -0 0


2020 Signing Bonus

Does not count against team payroll.

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
CavalliCade Cavalli 21 P - $3,027,000 $3,027,000 $3,027,000 4.60
HenryCole Henry 20 P - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 $2,000,000 3.04
InfanteSamuel Infante 19 SS - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 $1,000,000 1.52
PowellHolden Powell 20 P - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.76
ParkerMitchell Parker 20 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.15
LindslyBrady Lindsly 22 C - $20,000 $20,000 $20,000 0.03


2020 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $157,838,459 $7,559,523 - $165,397,982 $61,022,553
Injured Reserve Money $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $2,962,963
Reserve/Exempt Money $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $1,296,297
Retained Salary $387,097 - - $387,096 $387,096
Deferred Salary $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000 $12,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $2,690,500 - - $2,690,500 $182,600
Total Payroll $172,416,056 $7,559,523 - $179,975,578 $65,851,509

 

2020 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $208,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $179,666,606
Estimated Player Benefits $15,000,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $197,166,606
Comp. Balance Tax Space $10,833,394