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Here is a payroll listing for the Cleveland Indians as they get set to embark on their 2014-2015 offseason. This is the most comprehensive listing in regard to the Cleveland Indians 40-man payroll and contract status you will find on the web. Included below is the payroll and player control outlook for the next seven years, service time through 2014, and lots of contract information for every player.

Note, salary figures marked in red for 2015 are projected arbitration salaries per MLBTradeRumors.com.

Last updated: November 5, 2014 

Player Service 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Adams, Austin 0.040 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
Aguilar, Jesus 0.044 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
Allen, Cody 2.076 MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA      
Atchison, Scott 5.168 0.900 1.000 FA          
Aviles, Mike 6.091 3.500 FA            
Barnes, Scott 0.112 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
Bauer, Trevor 0.158 MIN MIN Super 2 ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
Bourn, Michael 8.028 13.500 14.000 12.000 FA        
Brantley, Michael 4.131 5.000 6.500 7.500 11.000 FA       
Carrasco, Carlos 3.147 1.400 ARB2 ARB3 FA        
Chisenhall, Lonnie 3.027 2.200 ARB2 ARB3 FA        
Crockett, Kyle 0.115 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2  ARB3 FA   
Gomes, Yan 2.083 1.000 2.500 4.500 5.950 7.000 9.000 11.000 FA
Gonzalez, Erik 0.000 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
Hagadone, Nick 2.056 MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA       
Holt, Tyler 0.056 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
House, T.J. 0.104 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
Kipnis, Jason 3.069 4.000 6.000 9.000 13.500 14.500 16.500 FA   
Kluber, Corey 2.074 MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA      
Lee, Chen-Chang 0.136 MIN MIN Super 2 ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
Maronde, Nick 0.088 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
McAllister, Zach 2.077 MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA      
Moncrief, Carlos 0.000 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
Murphy, David 7.087 6.500 7.000 FA          
Perez, Roberto 0.083 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2  ARB3 FA   
Price, Bryan 0.028 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
Raburn, Ryan 7.109 2.500 3.000 FA          
Ramirez, Jose 0.115 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
Rzepczynski, Marc 4.132 1.900 ARB3 FA          
Salazar, Danny 0.162 MIN MIN Super 2 ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
Santana, Carlos 4.115 6.000 8.250 12.000 FA        
Shaw, Bryan 3.081 1.500 ARB2 ARB3 FA        
Swisher, Nick 10.031 15.000 15.000 14.000 FA        
Tomlin, Josh 4.033 1.700 ARB3 FA          
Walters, Zach 0.128 MIN MIN MIN ARB1 ARB2 ARB3 FA  
TOTAL   66.700 63.250 59.000 30.450 21.500 25.500 11.000 0.000

Legend:

Blue = Club Option; Orange = Player Option; Green = Mutual Option; Purple = Vesting Option; Yellow = Super 2

* - Minimum salary in 2014 is $500K.

* - Super 2 eligibility for 2015 and beyond is projected based on current service time and if they play the entire 2014 season in the big leagues. Projected Super 2 cutoff is 2 years 128 days. 

General Notes:

- Most of the players with minimum salaries will earn league minimum wages around $500K (or slightly above) depending on their service time.

- Major League service time is through the 2014 season.  172 days of service time is considered 1 major league season. Service time listing shows the years before the decimal point, and the days after. Ex: 2.134 is 2 years and 134 days of service time.  Though the season is really 180 days or so long, you cannot accrue anymore than 172 days of service time in a season.

- For years beyond 2015, all of free agency, Super 2, and arbitration are projected as if all players played a full season at the big league level in 2014 and going forward.  Obviously, for several players free agency and arbitration will actually be pushed back a year or two as they spend more time in the minors over the next few years.

- Previous 25-man roster opening day payrolls:
2014: $84,445,900 
2013: $80,605,733
2012: $65,430,300
2011: $49,426,567
2010: $61,453,967
2009: $81,579,166
2008: $78,970,066
2007: $61,673,267
2006: $56,031,500
2005: $41,502,500
2004: $34,319,300
2003: $48,584,834
2002: $78,909,499
2001: $93,360,000
2000: $76,500,000
1999: $73,857,962
1998: $59,033,499
1997: $54,130,232
1996: $45,317,914
1995: $35,185,500
1994: $28,490,167
1993: $15,717,667
1992: $8,236,166
1991: $18,270,000
1990: $15,152,000
1989: $8,928,500
1988: $7,819,500

Player Contract Details:
 
Adams, Austin:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015 if on the ML roster.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Aguilar, Jesus:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015 if on the ML roster.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Allen, Cody:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, will make around $500K in 2015.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2015 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Atchison, Scott:
- Signed a 1 year $1 million extension with a $1 million club option for 2016 in August 2014.
- Signed a minor league deal in January 2014 and was added to the 40-man roster in March 2014.

Aviles, Mike
- Indians picked up his $3.5 million club option for 2015.
- In February of 2013 he signed a 2-year $6 million deal with a club option for $3.5 million in 2015 to avoid arbitration.
- Deal includes a $250K buyout if the 2015 club option is declined.
- He also has performance bonuses for each season where he receives $100K for 550 plate appearances, $200K for 600 plate appearances, and $200K for 625 plate appearances.

Barnes, Scott:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Bauer, Trevor
- Signed a 4-year $4.45 million Major League contract out of the 2011 Draft.
- Contract included a $3.4 million signing bonus which the Diamondbacks paid (Indians are not responsible for) and if in minors would pay him $50,000 in 2011, $333,000 in 2012, $333,333 in 2013, and $333,334 in 2014.
- If in the majors, he is paid $1.325 million in 2013 and $1.575 million in 2014.
- Not eligible for free agency until at least after the 2020 season and has all three arbitration years remaining.
- Agent: Wasserman Media Group

Bourn, Michael:
- On February 11, 2013 he signed a 4-year $48 million dollar deal that includes a club option for a fifth season at $12 million
- His club option for 2017 vests if he has 550 plate appearances in 2016.
- Agent: Scott Boras 

Brantley, Michael:
- Signed a 4-year $25 million deal on February 10, 2014. Deal includes a $3.5 million signing bonus and a club option for a fifth year (2018) for $11 million with a $1 million buyout.
Agent: Joshua Kusnick

Carrasco, Carlos:
- He is a first time arbitration eligible player in 2015 (projection coming).
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Has two arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency after the 2017 season.

Chisenhall, Lonnie:
- He is a first time arbitration eligible player in 2015 (projection coming).
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Has two arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency after the 2017 season.

Crockett, Kyle:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Gomes, Yan:
- Agreed to a six-year $23 million deal on March 31, 2014 with two clup options for 2020 and 2021. Deal includes a $500K bonus and the 2021 has a $1 million buyout.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2015 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Gonzalez, Erik:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015 if on the ML roster.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Hagadone, Nick:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2015 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Holt, Tyler:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015 if on the ML roster.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

House, T.J.:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015 if on a ML roster.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Kipnis, Jason
- Signed an extension on April 4, 2014 for 6 years, $52.5 million with a $16.5 million club option for 2020.
- Deal includes a $1 million signing bonus (earned upfront in 2014 on top of $2 million base salary) and a $2.5 million buyout if the 2020 option is not picked up.

Kluber, Corey:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he will make around $500K in 2015.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2015 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Lee, Chen-Chang:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015 if on a ML roster.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2016 season when he could be Super 2, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Maronde, Nick:
- Acquired in a trade from the Angels in July of 2014 for a PTBNL or cash.
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015 if on a ML roster.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

McAllister, Zach:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he will make $500K in 2015.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2015 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Moncrief, Carlos:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015 if on the ML roster.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Murphy, David:
- Signed a 2-year, $12 million deal with the Indians on November 25, 2013.
- Deal includes a $7 million club option for 2016 with a $500K buyout.

Perez, Roberto:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015 if on the ML roster.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Price, Bryan:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015 if on the ML roster.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Raburn, Ryan:
- Signed a minor league deal in January of 2013 and will make $1 million on the Major League roster.
- He can earn an additional $750K in performance bonuses which are based on plate appearances.
- Signed extension on August 7, 2015 for 2 years $4.85 million with a clup option for $3 million in 2016. Deal includes a $100K buyout if club option not picked up.
- Agent: Career Sports

Ramirez, Jose:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Rzepczynski, Marc:
- He is a second year arbitration eligible player for 2015 (projection coming)
- Signed a $1.375 million 1-year deal on January 17, 2014 to avoid arbitration.
- His 2014 deal includes incentives where he can earn an extra $25K if he reaches 55 games and another $25K at 60 games.
- Signed a 1 year $1.1 million deal for 2013 season to avoid arbitration (Super 2).
- Has one more arbitration year remaining before he reaches free agency after the 2016 season.
- Agent: Josh Boggs 
 
Salazar, Danny:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make $500K in 2015.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

Santana, Carlos:
- Signed a 5-year $21 million contract in April of 2012, and includes club option for 2017.
- Base salary - 2012: $500K, 2013: $550K, 2014: $3.5M, 2015: $6.0M, 2016: $8.25M
- 2017 club option is for $12.0M and includes a $1.2M buyout.
- There are unknown award bonuses included in the deal.

Shaw, Bryan:
- He is a first time arbitration eligible player in 2015 (projection coming).
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Has two more arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency after the 2017 season.

Swisher, Nick:
- Signed a 4-year $56 million deal on December 23, 2012 and includes a vesting option for 2017 for $14 million.
- Contract pays him $11 million in 2013 and $15 million per year from 2014-2016.
- The 2017 vesting option for $14 million is guaranteed if he has 550 plate appearances in 2016 and passes an end of season physical.
- Agent: Dan Lozano

Tomlin, Josh:
- A second time arbitration eligible player in 2015 (projection coming).
- In 2014 he was a first time arbitration eligible player. He requested $975K and the Indians offered $800K. They went to arbitration and the Indians won.
- Has one more arbitration year remaining before he reaches free agency after the 2016 season.

Walters, Zach:
- As a non-arbitration eligible player, he can make around $500K in 2015 if on the ML roster.
- If sent to the minors, he will have a split contract calls for a daily rate of his $65K minor league salary and his $500K or so salary in the majors.
- Not arbitration eligible until at least after the 2017 season, and then has at least three arbitration years remaining before he reaches free agency.

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