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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 (26) 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 $34,603,480 $34,603,480 20.12 28,689,376
Corbin Patrick Corbin 31 SP Vet $24,000,000 $416,666 $24,416,666 $24,416,666 14.20 23,333,333
Turner Trea Turner 28 SS Arb 3 2 $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 7.56 13,000,000
Hand Brad Hand 31 RP/CL Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 6.11 10,500,000
Soto Juan Soto 22 RF Arb 1 3 $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 4.94 8,500,000
Bell Josh Bell 28 1B Arb 2 2 $6,350,000 - $6,350,000 $6,350,000 3.69 6,350,000
Hudson Daniel Hudson 34 RP Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.49 5,500,000
Lester Jon Lester 37 SP Vet $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.16 4,884,615
Harrison Josh Harrison 33 2B Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.58 1,000,000
Zimmerman Ryan Zimmerman 36 1B Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.58 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
Voth Austin Voth 29 RP Pre-Arb $587,700 - $587,700 $587,700 0.34 587,700
Finnegan Kyle Finnegan 29 RP Pre-Arb 3 $582,400 - $582,400 $582,400 0.34 582,400
Fedde Erick Fedde 28 SP Arb 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.33 575,000
Parra Gerardo Parra 34 RF Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $564,480 0.33 564,480
Clay Samuel Clay 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $575,000 - $575,000 $559,471 0.33 559,471
Stevenson Andrew Stevenson 27 OF Pre-Arb 1 $579,100 - $579,100 $551,001 0.32 551,001
Espino Paolo Espino 34 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $506,055 0.29 506,055
Hernandez Yadiel Hernandez 33 OF Pre-Arb 3 $572,600 - $572,600 $412,452 0.24 412,452
Rodriguez Jefry Rodriguez 27 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $346,571 0.20 346,571
Harper Ryne Harper 32 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $340,437 0.20 340,437
Barrera Tres Barrera 26 C Pre-Arb 3 $571,500 - $571,500 $295,008 0.17 295,008
Escobar Alcides Escobar 34 SS Vet $570,500 - $570,500 $282,164 0.16 282,164
Rivera Rene Rivera 37 C Vet $570,500 - $570,500 $242,293 0.14 242,293
Kieboom Carter Kieboom 23 3B Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $226,958 0.13 226,958


2021 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 % Lux. Tax Salary
Strasburg Stephen Strasburg
(10-day, Neck)
32 SP Vet $35,000,000 - $35,000,000 $23,571,429 13.71 35,000,000
Harris Will Harris
(60-day, Hand)
36 RP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 4.65 8,000,000
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber
(10-day, Hamstring)
28 LF Arb 3 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 4.07 10,000,000
Gomes Yan Gomes
(10-day, Oblique)
33 C Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.49 5,000,000
Avila Alex Avila
(10-day, Calf)
34 C Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.87 1,500,000
Ross Joe Ross
(10-day, Elbow)
28 SP Arb 3 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.87 1,500,000
Mercer Jordy Mercer
(10-day, Calf)
34 SS Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.58 1,000,000
Avilan Luis Avilan
(60-day, Elbow)
31 RP Vet $950,000 - $950,000 $950,000 0.55 950,000
Rainey Tanner Rainey
(10-day, Leg)
28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $589,000 - $589,000 $589,000 0.34 589,000
McGowin Kyle McGowin
(10-day, Biceps)
29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $460,050 0.27 460,050
Fuentes Steven Fuentes
(60-day, Shoulder)
24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $315,901 0.18 315,901


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
Castro Starlin Castro 31 2B Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.49 6,000,000


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (4) 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
Miller Justin Miller 34 RP $42,938 - $42,938 $42,938 0.02 42,938
Lobstein Kyle Lobstein 31 RP $24,536 - $24,536 $24,536 0.01 24,536


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 (17) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Garcia Luis Garcia 21 SS 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $101,211 101,211
Machado Andres Machado 28 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $58,273 58,273
Reetz Jakson Reetz 25 C $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Adon Joan Adon 22 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Antuna Yasel Antuna 21 SS 3 - - -0 -0 0
Romero Seth Romero 25 P 3 - - -0 -0 0
Arteaga Humberto Arteaga 27 SS 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Braymer Ben Braymer 27 RP 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $3,067 3,067
Wilson Cody Wilson 24 OF $570,500 - $570,500 $9,201 9,201
Armenteros Rogelio Armenteros 27 SP 2 - - -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
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 (4) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
CruzArmando Cruz 0 SS - $3,900,000 $3,900,000 $3,900,000 2.27
LileDaylen Lile 18 OF - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 1.02
BoissiereBranden Boissiere 21 OF - $600,000 $600,000 $600,000 0.35
SaenzDustin Saenz 22 P - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.29
RivasGustavo Rivas 0 P - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.26
WhiteT.J. White 17 OF - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.23
YoungJacob Young 21 OF - $275,000 $275,000 $275,000 0.16
KirianMichael Kirian 22 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.12
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
FrizzellWill Frizzell 22 1B - $179,800 $179,800 $179,800 0.10
AgostiniGabriel Agostini 0 P - $170,000 $170,000 $170,000 0.10
BakerDarren Baker 22 2B - $146,800 $146,800 $146,800 0.09
QuintanillaCole Quintanilla 22 P - $130,000 $130,000 $130,000 0.08
AlvarezAndrew Alvarez 22 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
FeinJaden Fein 20 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
ThreadgillRiggs Threadgill 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
TolmanErik Tolman 22 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.07
CollinsBrendan Collins 21 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.06
SinclairJack Sinclair 22 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.06
WilliamsSteven Williams 22 C - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.06
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 $109,391,623 $7,559,523 $100,000 $117,051,146 $114,656,836
Injured Reserve Money $62,680,000 - - $62,680,000 $50,886,380
Suspended/Restricted Money $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Retained Salary $247,570 - - $247,570 $247,570
Deferred Salary $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000 $21,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $3,423,000 - - $3,423,000 $193,221
Total Payroll $181,742,193 $7,559,523 $100,000 $189,401,716 $171,984,007

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $174,799,756
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $192,799,756
Comp. Balance Tax Space $17,200,244