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Washington Nationals 2021 Payroll

An updated look at the Washington Nationals 2021 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 (33) 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 26.33 28,689,376
Corbin Patrick Corbin 31 SP Vet $24,000,000 $416,666 $24,416,666 $24,416,666 18.63 23,333,333
Strasburg Stephen Strasburg 32 SP Vet $35,000,000 - $35,000,000 $23,571,429 17.98 35,000,000
Turner Trea Turner 28 SS Arb 3 2 $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 9.92 13,000,000
Harris Will Harris 36 RP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 6.10 8,000,000
Soto Juan Soto 22 LF Pre-Arb 3 $6,500,000 - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 4.96 6,500,000
Castro Starlin Castro 31 2B Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.58 6,000,000
Gomes Yan Gomes 33 C Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.58 5,000,000
Hudson Daniel Hudson 34 RP/CL Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 4.58 5,500,000
Ross Joe Ross 28 SP Arb 3 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.14 1,500,000
Harrison Josh Harrison 33 2B Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.76 1,000,000
Clay Samuel Clay 28 RP Pre-Arb $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.44 575,000
Adon Johan Adon 0 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Antuna Yasel Antuna 0 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Bacus Dakota Bacus 30 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Barrera Tres Barrera 26 C Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Braymer Ben Braymer 27 P Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Crowe Wil Crowe 26 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Fedde Erick Fedde 28 RP Arb 1 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Finnegan Kyle Finnegan 29 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Fuentes Steven Fuentes 24 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Garcia Luis Garcia 21 SS Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Harper Ryne Harper 32 RP Pre-Arb 3 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Hernandez Yadiel Hernandez 33 OF Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Kieboom Carter Kieboom 23 SS Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
McGowin Kyle McGowin 29 SP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Noll Jake Noll 27 2B Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Rainey Tanner Rainey 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Robles Victor Robles 24 OF Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Romero Seth Romero 25 P Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Stevenson Andrew Stevenson 27 OF Pre-Arb 1 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Suero Wander Suero 29 RP Pre-Arb 2 - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000
Voth Austin Voth 29 RP Pre-Arb - - -0 -0 0.00 575,000


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 (1) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Tomas Yasmany Tomas 30 LF 3 - - -0 -0 0


2021 Payroll Totals

 
Payroll Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $134,935,623 $7,559,523 - $142,495,146 $131,066,575
Deferred Salary $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000 $21,000,000
Total Payroll $134,935,623 $7,559,523 - $142,495,146 $131,066,575

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $146,172,709
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $164,172,709
Comp. Balance Tax Space $45,827,291