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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 $34,503,480 $34,503,480 20.43 28,689,376
Corbin Patrick Corbin 31 SP Vet $24,000,000 $416,666 $24,416,666 $24,416,666 14.46 23,333,333
Strasburg Stephen Strasburg 32 SP Vet $35,000,000 - $35,000,000 $23,571,429 13.96 35,000,000
Turner Trea Turner 28 SS Arb 3 2 $13,000,000 - $13,000,000 $13,000,000 7.70 13,000,000
Hand Brad Hand 31 RP/CL Vet $10,500,000 - $10,500,000 $10,500,000 6.22 10,500,000
Soto Juan Soto 22 RF Arb 1 3 $8,500,000 - $8,500,000 $8,500,000 5.03 8,500,000
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 28 LF Arb 3 $7,000,000 - $7,000,000 $7,000,000 4.14 10,000,000
Bell Josh Bell 28 1B Arb 2 2 $6,350,000 - $6,350,000 $6,350,000 3.76 6,350,000
Castro Starlin Castro 31 2B Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.55 6,000,000
Gomes Yan Gomes 33 C Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.55 5,000,000
Hudson Daniel Hudson 34 RP Vet $6,000,000 - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.55 5,500,000
Avila Alex Avila 34 C Vet $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.89 1,500,000
Ross Joe Ross 28 SP Arb 3 $1,500,000 - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.89 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
Perez Hernan Perez 30 2B Vet $750,000 - $750,000 $750,000 0.44 750,000
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 0.36 600,700
Rainey Tanner Rainey 28 RP Pre-Arb 1 $589,000 - $589,000 $589,000 0.35 589,000
Voth Austin Voth 29 RP Pre-Arb $587,700 - $587,700 $587,700 0.35 587,700
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
McGowin Kyle McGowin 29 RP Pre-Arb 1 $570,500 - $570,500 $536,725 0.32 536,725


2021 Injured List

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

Player (3) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll % Lux. Tax Salary
Harris Will Harris
(10-day, Illness)
36 RP Vet $8,000,000 - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 4.74 8,000,000
Lester Jon Lester
(10-day, Covid-19)
37 SP Vet $2,000,000 - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.18 4,884,615
Avilan Luis Avilan
(10-day, Elbow)
31 RP Vet $950,000 - $950,000 $950,000 0.56 950,000


2021 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
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 (25) 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 $21,546 21,546
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
Garcia Luis Garcia 21 SS 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $21,469 21,469
Harper Ryne Harper 32 RP 3 $570,500 - $570,500 $9,201 9,201
Kieboom Carter Kieboom 23 3B 2 $570,500 - $570,500 $9,201 9,201
Wilson Cody Wilson 24 OF $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
Fuentes Steven Fuentes 24 RP 3 - - -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
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
Rodriguez Jefry Rodriguez 27 RP - - -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 (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
CruzArmando Cruz 0 SS - $3,900,000 $3,900,000 $3,900,000 2.31
RivasGustavo Rivas 0 P - $450,000 $450,000 $450,000 0.27
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 $161,734,023 $7,559,523 - $169,293,546 $157,815,671
Injured Reserve Money $10,950,000 - - $10,950,000 $10,950,000
Retained Salary $43,008 - - $43,008 $43,008
Deferred Salary $21,000,000 - - $21,000,000 $21,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $3,996,600 - - $3,996,600 $85,977
Total Payroll $176,723,631 $7,559,523 - $184,283,154 $168,894,656

 

2021 Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Payroll Type Total
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $210,000,000
Total AAV/Payroll $177,810,405
Estimated Player Benefits $15,500,000
Estimated Minor League Contracts $2,500,000
Proj. Comp. Balance Payroll $195,810,405
Comp. Balance Tax Space $14,189,595