Here's how much money every Blue Jays player will make in 2019

Mar 25 2019, 7:34 pm

The Blue Jays are in an unfamiliar position for the 2019 season. After consistently running a payroll well in excess of $100 million, the Blue Jays are among the bottom-third in spending among MLB teams in 2019.

Overall, the Blue Jays have dialled back their spending over $40 million, trimming back their payroll 27% year-over-year. That includes close to $49 million devoted to paying Troy Tulowitzki, Russell Martin and Kendrys Morales not to play for the Blue Jays.

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The two biggest salaries on the Blue Jays’ payroll belong to Tulowitzki and Martin, who are playing for the Yankees and Dodgers this year. The most expensive active player on the Blue Jays roster is Justin Smoak at $8 million for the 2019 season.

Here’s a full breakdown of how much every Blue Jays player will make this season. (Numbers via Spotrac and Cot’s Baseball Contracts)

Player Salary Position Age
Justin Smoak $8,000,000 1B 32
Marcus Stroman $7,400,000 SP 28
Ken Giles $6,300,000 RP 28
Kevin Pillar $5,800,000 CF 30
Randal Grichuk $5,000,000 CF/RF 27
Freddy Galvis $4,000,000 SS 29
Aaron Sanchez $3,900,000 SP 26
Matt Shoemaker $3,500,000 SP 32
Bud Norris $3,000,000 RP 34
Clay Buchholz $3,000,000 SP 34
Clayton Richard $3,000,000 SP 35
David Phelps (Injured) $2,500,000 RP 32
Devon Travis (Injured) $1,950,000 2B 28
Ryan Tepera (Injured) $1,525,000 RP 31
Daniel Hudson $1,500,000 RP 32
Lourdes Gurriel Jr. $1,500,000 2B/SS 25
Brandon Drury $1,300,000 3B/2B/OF 26
Joe Biagini $900,000 RP 29
Luke Maile $579,000 C 28
Teoscar Hernandez $578,600 LF/RF 26
Ryan Borucki (Injured) $565,200 SP 25
Dalton Pompey (Injured)  $562,800 LF/RF 26
Danny Jansen $558,700 C 24
Billy McKinney $559,400 LF/RF 24
Trent Thornton $550,000 SP 25
Sam Gaviglio $579,500 SP/RP 28
Tim Mayza $550,000 RP 27
Elvis Luciano $568,300 RP 19
Richard Urena $562,000 2B/SS 23
Thomas Pannone $560,100 SP/RP 24
Rowdy Tellez $550,000 1B/DH 23