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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
Corbin Patrick Corbin 31 SP Vet $24,000,000 $416,666 $24,416,666 $24,416,666 16.45 23,333,333
Soto Juan Soto 22 RF Arb 1 3 $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 5.73 8,500,000
Bell Josh Bell 28 1B Arb 2 2 $6,350,000 - $6,350,000 $6,350,000 4.28 6,350,000
Ross Joe Ross 28 SP Arb 3 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.01 1,500,000
Zimmerman Ryan Zimmerman 36 1B Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.67 1,000,000
Hernandez Yadiel Hernandez 33 OF Pre-Arb 3 $572,600 - $572,600 $686,394 0.46 686,394
Robles Victor Robles 24 CF Pre-Arb 2 $614,000 - $614,000 $614,000 0.41 614,000
Finnegan Kyle Finnegan 29 RP Pre-Arb 3 $582,400 - $582,400 $582,400 0.39 582,400
Fedde Erick Fedde 28 SP Arb 1 $575,000 - $575,000 $575,000 0.39 575,000
Gray Josiah Gray 23 SP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 0.38 570,500
Parra Gerardo Parra 34 RF Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $564,480 0.38 564,480
Clay Samuel Clay 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $575,000 - $575,000 $559,471 0.38 559,471
Stevenson Andrew Stevenson 27 OF Pre-Arb 1 $579,100 - $579,100 $551,001 0.37 551,001
Espino Paolo Espino 34 RP Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $506,055 0.34 506,055
Rodriguez Jefry Rodriguez 27 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $346,571 0.23 346,571
Harper Ryne Harper 32 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $340,437 0.23 340,437
Garcia Luis Garcia 21 SS Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $303,633 0.20 303,633
Barrera Tres Barrera 26 C Pre-Arb 3 $571,500 - $571,500 $291,935 0.20 291,935
Escobar Alcides Escobar 34 SS Vet $570,500 - $570,500 $282,164 0.19 282,164
Adams Riley Adams 25 C Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $272,963 0.18 272,963
Machado Andres Machado 28 RP Arb 1 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $260,695 0.18 260,695
Kieboom Carter Kieboom 23 3B Pre-Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $226,958 0.15 226,958
Thompson Mason Thompson 23 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $202,422 0.14 202,422
Klobosits Gabe Klobosits 26 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - $570,500 $199,355 0.13 199,355
Sanchez Adrian Sanchez 30 2B Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $199,355 0.13 199,355
Guerra Javy Guerra 35 RP Arb 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $187,087 0.13 187,087


2021 Injured List

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

Player (9) 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 15.88 35,000,000
Harris Will Harris
(60-day, Hand)
36 RP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.39 8,000,000
Avila Alex Avila
(10-day, Calf)
34 C Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.01 1,500,000
Mercer Jordy Mercer
(10-day, Calf)
34 SS Vet $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.67 1,000,000
Avilan Luis Avilan
(60-day, Elbow)
31 RP Vet $950,000 - $950,000 $950,000 0.64 950,000
Voth Austin Voth
(10-day, Covid-19)
29 RP Pre-Arb $587,700 - $587,700 $587,700 0.40 587,700
McGowin Kyle McGowin
(10-day, Biceps)
29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $460,050 0.31 460,050
Fuentes Steven Fuentes
(60-day, Shoulder)
24 RP Pre-Arb 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $315,901 0.21 315,901
Rivera Rene Rivera
(10-day, Elbow)
37 C Vet $570,500 - $570,500 $242,293 0.16 242,293


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 4.04 6,000,000


2021 Retained Salaries

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

Player (12) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Scherzer Max Scherzer 36 SP - - $24,577,623 $24,577,623 16.55 24,577,623
Turner Trea Turner 28 SS $8,432,432 - $8,432,432 $8,432,432 5.68 8,432,432
Hand Brad Hand 31 RP/CL $6,774,168 - $6,774,168 $6,774,168 4.56 6,774,168
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 28 LF $4,553,790 - $4,553,790 $4,553,790 3.07 4,553,790
Gomes Yan Gomes 33 C $3,903,230 - $3,903,230 $3,903,230 2.63 3,903,230
Hudson Daniel Hudson 34 RP $3,903,230 - $3,903,230 $3,903,230 2.63 3,903,230
Lester Jon Lester 37 SP $1,301,055 - $1,301,055 $1,301,055 0.88 3,177,626
Harrison Josh Harrison 33 2B $650,560 - $650,560 $650,560 0.44 650,560
Perez Hernan Perez 30 2B $137,088 - $137,088 $137,088 0.09 137,088
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 0.03 42,938
Lobstein Kyle Lobstein 31 RP $24,536 - $24,536 $24,536 0.02 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 (19) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Lux. Tax Salary
Suero Wander Suero 29 RP 2 $600,700 - $600,700 $403,750 403,750
Rainey Tanner Rainey 28 RP 1 $589,000 - $589,000 $389,541 389,541
Reetz Jakson Reetz 25 C $570,500 - $570,500 $18,402 18,402
Ruiz Keibert Ruiz 22 C 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $570,500 570,500
Thomas Lane Thomas 25 CF 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
Carrillo Gerardo Carrillo 22 P 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
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 (12) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
HouseBrady House 18 SS - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.37
CruzArmando Cruz 0 SS - $3,900,000 $3,900,000 $3,900,000 2.63
LileDaylen Lile 18 OF - $1,750,000 $1,750,000 $1,750,000 1.18
BoissiereBranden Boissiere 21 OF - $600,000 $600,000 $600,000 0.40
SaenzDustin Saenz 22 P - $500,000 $500,000 $500,000 0.34
RivasGustavo Rivas 0 P - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.30
WhiteT.J. White 17 OF - $400,000 $400,000 $400,000 0.27
YoungJacob Young 21 OF - $275,000 $275,000 $275,000 0.19
KirianMichael Kirian 22 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.13
PerezDoimil Perez 0 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.13
RamirezEmmanuel Ramirez 0 OF - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.13
ZapataGenderson Zapata 0 P - $200,000 $200,000 $200,000 0.13
FrizzellWill Frizzell 22 1B - $179,800 $179,800 $179,800 0.12
AgostiniGabriel Agostini 0 P - $170,000 $170,000 $170,000 0.11
BakerDarren Baker 22 2B - $146,800 $146,800 $146,800 0.10
QuintanillaCole Quintanilla 22 P - $130,000 $130,000 $130,000 0.09
AlvarezAndrew Alvarez 22 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08
FeinJaden Fein 20 OF - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08
ThreadgillRiggs Threadgill 21 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08
TolmanErik Tolman 22 P - $125,000 $125,000 $125,000 0.08
CollinsBrendan Collins 21 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.07
SinclairJack Sinclair 22 P - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.07
WilliamsSteven Williams 22 C - $100,000 $100,000 $100,000 0.07
EstradaJean Estrada 0 OF - $90,000 $90,000 $90,000 0.06
BatistaCristian Batista 0 OF - $75,000 $75,000 $75,000 0.05
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 $53,836,100 $416,666 - $54,252,766 $50,089,542
Injured Reserve Money $48,749,200 - - $48,749,200 $36,627,373
Suspended/Restricted Money $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Retained Salary $29,766,035 - - $54,343,658 $54,343,658
Deferred Salary $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000 $21,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $4,612,700 - - $4,612,700 $1,406,729
Total Payroll $142,964,035 $416,666 - $167,958,324 $148,467,302

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $154,689,111
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $172,689,111
Comp. Balance Tax Space $37,310,889