PLAYER AGEOPTIONSSERVICE TIMECONTRACT STATUS2021202220232024202520262027
Arbitration eligible players
Austin Hedges2824.1661yr/$3.28M Arb 3 in 22$3.28MARB 3
Phil Maton2813.0471yr/$975k Arb 2 in 22$975kARB 2ARB 3
Amed Rosario2523.0621yr/$2.4M Arb 2 in 22$2.4MARB 2ARB 3
Nick Wittgren3014.0711yr/$2M Arb 3 in 22.$2MARB 3
Guaranteed Contracts
Cesar Hernandez31N/A6.1541yr/$5M w/ 22 team option $6M (no buyout)$5M$6M (option no buyout).
Roberto Perez32N/A6.0834yr/$9M w/21-22 team options.$5.5M team option exercised.$7.5k team option w/ $450k buyout.FREE AGENT
Jose Ramirez28N/A6.0745yrs/$26M (17-21) & 22-23 team options w/ 22 $2M team option.$9.4M$11M$14M (option year with $3M buyout).
Rene Rivera37N/A8.1071yr/$1M$1M
Eddie Rosario29N/A5.121yr/$8M$8MFREE AGENT
Bryan Shaw33N/A8.1481ys/$1M$1M
Pre-arbitration eligible
Logan Allen2420.083Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Gabiel Arias2130Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Jake Bauers2501.1Pre-Arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Shane Bieber2622.097Pre-Arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3FREE AGENT
Bobby Bradley2510.023Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Yu Chang2511.005Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Aaron Civale2621.058Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Emmanuel Clase2330.059Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Ernie Clement2530Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Andres Gimenez2231Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Sam Hentges2410Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Cam Hill2720.158Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Daniel Johnson2520.036Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Nolan Jones2330Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
James Karinchak2531.017Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3FREE AGENT
Jordan Luplow2712.112Pre-Arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Triston McKenzie2320.103Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Jean Carlos Mejia2410Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Oscar Mercado2611.114Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Owen Miller2430Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Eli Morgan2530Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Scott Moss2620Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Josh Naylor2431.118Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Kyle Nelson2430.022Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Zach Plesac2631.058Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Cal Quantrill2621.132Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Harold Ramirez2611.142Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Franmil Reyes2522.115Pre-Arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Nick Sandlin2430Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Trevor Stephan2530Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Carlos Vargas2130Pre-Arbpre-arbpre-arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
Bradley Zimmer2812.119Pre-Arbpre-arbARB 1ARB 2ARB 3
TOTAL PAYROLL COMMITMENTS: 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025 2026
Total options available.N/A$18.5M$28M
Total option buyouts.$1.75M$2M
Performance bonuses.$150k
Other payouts (O.Perez, Gamel).$490k
Guaranteed contracts.$33.4M
Arbitration eligible salaries.$8.655M
Pre-arbitration eligible.$575k x 27 players = $15.25M
Player benefits.$15.5M$15.5M$15.5M$15.5M$15.5M$15.5M
Minor Leaguers.$2.5M$2.5M$2.5M$2.5M$2.5M$2.5M
Competitve balance total. (Tax threshold $210M).$77.971M
TOTAL OVERALL PAYROLL COMMITMENTS:$59.971M
RESOURCES: https://www.fangraphs.com/roster-resource/payroll/indians, https://legacy.baseballprospectus.com/compensation/cots/american-league/cleveland-indians-2/, https://www.baseball-reference.com/teams/CLE/cleveland-indians-salaries-and-contracts.shtml, https://www.spotrac.com/mlb/cleveland-indians/payroll/, https://www.mlbtraderumors.com/2020/10/projected-arbitration-salaries-for-2021.html