Re: Taking a close look at the payroll
posted at 1/29/2012 2:01 PM EST
A look at winter 2012-13 shows we may be able to get a big name or two FA and stay under the limit. (Salary listed is AAV)
$10.3 Youk (or pay $1M option and let him walk)
$ 6.8 Pedey
$ 6.0 Lester
$ 7.5 Buch
$ 2.1 Iggy
$ 1.5 Punto
Ellsbury (3 of 3) $8.05M to ?$10-18M?
Bailey (2 of 3) $3.9M to ?$4-7M?
Salty (3 of 3) $2.5M to ?$3-7M?
Sweeney(3 of 3) $1.75M to ?$2-3M?
Aviles (2 of 3) $1.2M to ?$1.5-3M?
Tazawa (1 of 4) $pre-arb? to $.8-1.5M?
Albers (4 of 4) $1.075M to ?$1-2M?
Miller (2 of 3) $1.04M to ?$1-2M?
Morales (2 of 3) $850K to ?$1-2M?
Aceves (2 of 3) $arb? to ?$2-4M?
Bard (2 of 4) $1.6M to ?$2.5-4M?
DMac (1 of 3) $pre-arb? ro ?$.7-1M?
Melancon (1 of 3/4) $pre-arb? to ?$1-2.5M?
~$24M to $45M
TOTAL: $115M to $135M
Players that walk:
Ortiz ($12.65M to $16M)
C Ross ($3M)
Before any signings and assuming all arbs stay:
SP: Beck, Lest, Buch, Lack, Mortensen, Doubront,Miller, AWilson, Ranaudo
RP: Bailey, Bard, Melancon, Aceves, Morales, Albers, Bowden, Tazawa
C: Salty, Lava, Exposito, Swihart, Vazquez
DH: Lava (Youk)
1B: AGon, Anderson, R Rodriguez
2B: Pedey, Tejada, Coyle
3B: Youk (DH), Middlebrooks, Cecchini, Bogaerts
SS: Iggy, Aviles, Punto, (Bogaerts), Vinicio
LF: Crawford, DMac, Nava, Bradley, Hassan
CF: Ellsbury, Jacobs, Ramos, Lin
RF: Sweeney, Kalish, Brentz, Linares, Hazelbaker