Phillies Opening Day salaries, 2008 vs. 2009

Below are the Phillies players' salaries for Opening Day 2008, followed by Opening Day 2009.

Eric Bruntlett: $600,000; $800,000

Chris Coste: $415,000; $460,000

Clay Condrey: $420,000; $650,000

Greg Dobbs: $440,000; $1,150,000

Chad Durbin: $900,000; $1,635,000

Adam Eaton (a): $8,125,000; $8,500,000

Pedro Feliz: $3,000,000; $5,000,000

Cole Hamels: $500,000; $4,350,000

Ryan Howard: $10,000,000; $15,000,000

Geoff Jenkins: $5,000,000; $6,750,000

Kyle Kendrick: $445,000; $475,000

Brad Lidge (a,c): $6,350,000; $11,500,000

Ryan Madson (b): $1,400,000; $3,000,000

Jamie Moyer: $5,500,000; $6,500,000

Brett Myers (a): $8,500,000; $12,000,000

Jimmy Rollins (a,b): $8,000,000; $8,500,000

J.C. Romero (a,d): $3,750,000; $2,754,098

Carlos Ruiz: $425,000; $475,000

Chase Utley (a,b): $8,500,000; $11,250,000

Shane Victorino: $480,000; $3,125,000

Jayson Werth (b): $1,700,000; $3,000,000

Joe Blanton: N/A; $5,475,000

Scott Eyre: N/A; 2,000,000

J.A. Happ: N/A; 405,000

Raul Ibanez (b): N/A; 8,500,000

Gary Majewski (h): N/A; 650,000

Chan Ho Park: N/A; 2,500,000

Ronny Paulino: N/A; 440,000

Matt Stairs: N/A; 1,000,000

Jim Thome (e): 6,000,000; 3,000,000

Pat Burrell: 14,000,000; N/A

Tom Gordon: 5,500,000; N/A

Wes Helms: 2,150,000; N/A

Tim Lahey: 390,000; N/A

Scott Mathieson (f): 390,000; N/A

Francisco Rosario (c): 395,000; N/A

So Taguchi: 900,000; N/A

Mike Zagurski (g): 392,500; N/A

 

Salary footnotes

 

(a) 2008 salary includes signing bonus

(b) 2009 salary includes signing bonus

(c) Opened 2008 season on disabled list

(d) Estimated salary for player who will be suspended for the first 50 games of the season for violating baseball's steroid policy

(e) Phillies portion for player now with White Sox, fourth of four annual payments.

(f) Remains in organization

(g) Remains on 40-man roster

(h) Nonroster player

 

Payroll totals

 

2008: $104,567,500

2009: $130,844,098

 

Averages

 

2008: $3,485,583

2009: $4,361,470

 

Incentives

 

2008: $5,380,000

2009: TBD

 

Payroll notes

 

For purposes of comparison, salaries from 2008 Opening Day roster (29 players plus Phillies share of Jim Thome's contract to White Sox) and selected 29 players in 2008 camp plus Thome are used; Phillies paid Chicago $7 million in 2006, $6 million in 2007, $6 million in 2008 and are paying the final $3 million in 2009.

Incentives paid in 2008: Eric Brunlett: $30,000 for games played and $20,000 for plate appearances; Chad Durbin: $80,000 for relief appearances; Tom Gordon: $1,000,000 for buyout; Brad Lidge: $50,000 for All-Star, $50,000 for games finished, $100,000 for first-place Rolaids Relief Man, $2 million for signing bonus; Ryan Madson: $150,000 for relief appearances; Jamie Moyer: $1,500,000 for innings pitched; Jimmy Rollins: $50,000 for Gold Glove; Chase Utley: $50,000 for All-Star, $50,000 for TSN All-Star, $50,000 for Silver Slugger; Jayson Werth: $50,000 for plate appearances; So Taguchi: $150,000 for buyout

Remaining roster players in camp who would make major league minimum $400,000 with minor league split in parentheses: Joe Bisenius ($65,000), Andrew Carpenter ($65,000), Carlos Carrasco ($32,500), Sergio Escalona ($32,500), Brad Harman ($65,000), Lou Marson ($65,000), John Mayberry ($32,500), Robert Mosebach ($32,500), Joel Naughton ($32,500), Drew Naylor ($32,500), Scott Nestor ($65,00), Mike Zagurski ($235,500).

Nonroster players in camp: Dave Borkowski ($14,500 per month in minors, $600,000 in majors. Receives $50,000 performance bonus for 40 games or 45 innings pitched, 45 games or 50 innings, 50 games or 55 innings and 55 games or 60 innings. Receives $25,000 award bonus for All-Star, $50,000 for Rolaids Relief Man, $25,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for World Series MVP), Miguel Cairo ($12,000 per month in minors or $100,000 if signs big league contract, $500,000 in majors. Release clause for April 5. Receives $25,000 performance bonus for 200, 250, 300, 350, 400 and 450 plate appearances. Receives $50,000 award bonus for MVP or $25,000 for second or $15,000 for third; $25,000 LCS MVP, $50,000 World Series MVP, $25,000 Gold Glove, $25,000 Silver Slugger, $25,000 All-Star), Jason Ellison ($15,000 per month in minors or $90,000 if signs big league contract. $440,000 in majors. Release clause on June 15), Marcus Giles ($13,000 per month in minors or $100,000 if signs big league contract. $600,000 in majors. Release clause for July 1), Mike Koplove ($16,000 per month in minors or $100,000 if signs big league contract. $550,000 in majors. Release clause before June 1. Foreign team inquiry language*), Blaine Neal ($14,500 per month in minors or $87,000 if signs big league contract. $425,000 in majors. Foreign team inquiry language*), Jorge Velandia ($15,000 per month in minors or $90,000 if signs big league contract. $550,000 in majors), Pablo Ozuna ($16,000 per month in minors or $96,000 if signs big league contract. $750,000 in majors. Release clause for July 1. Receives $10,000 performance bonus for 100, 150, 200, 250 and 300 plate appearances).

Nonroster players in camp (with minors/majors splits in parentheses): Yorman Bazardo ($14,000 per month/$405,000 plus foreign team inquiry language*), Mike Cervenak ($15,000 per month or $90,000 if signs big league contract/$405,000 plus foreign team inquiry language*), J.J. Furmaniak ($13,000 per month or $78,000 if signs big league contract/$405,000 plus foreign team inquiry language*), Paul Hoover ($12,000 per month/$405,000 plus foreign team inquiry language*), Justin Lehr ($14,000 per month/$420,000 plus foreign team inquiry language*), Terry Tiffee ($20,000 per month in minors or $120,000 if signs big league contract/$465,000 in majors plus release clause on June 1 and foreign team inquiry language), Andy Tracy ($16,000 per month or $96,000 if signs big league contract/$420,000. Foreign team inquiry language*), Jacob Woods ($13,000 per month in minors or $78,000 if signs big league contract/$405,000 in majors).

Remaining non-roster players in camp who would make major league minimum $400,000 (with minor league salary in parentheses): Antonio Bastardo ($2,200 per month at Triple-A or $1,700 per month at lower levels), Ozzie Chavez ($12,000 per month or $72,000 if signs big league contract), Jason Donald ($2,200 per month), Tuffy Gosewisch ($1,800 per month), Anthony Hewitt ($1,200 per month), Jeremy Slayden ($2,200 per month), Chris Walker ($8,000 per month at Triple-A, $6,000 per month at Double-A).

* Generally gives player the right to be added buy his way out of contract to sign with a foreign team, usually in Japan or Korea, after specified dates or be added to 25-man roster within 72 hours of denial.

 

Notes on each contract

 

Bruntlett – Receives $25,000 performance bonus for 50 and 75 games started and $50,000 for 100, 125 and 150 games started; $10,000 for 250 and 275 plate appearances and $25,000 for 300 and 350 plate appearances. Receives $25,000 award bonus for All-Star election ($15,000 for selection), $50,000 for MVP (or $25,000 for second or $15,000 for third), $25,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for World Series MVP, $25,000 for Gold Glove.

Coste – Split contract. Makes $249,000 if sent to minors.

Condrey – Receives $25,000 award bonus for All-Star, $25,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for Rolaids Relief Man (or $25,000 for second or $15,000 for third).

Dobbs – First year of 2-year, $2.5 million contract extension. Base salaries of $1.15 million in 2009 and $1.35 million in 2010. Receives $25,000 performance bonus for 130 and 140 games and $50,000 for 150 games; $25,000 for 250, 300, 350, 400, 450 and 500 plate appearances and $50,000 for 550 plate appearances. Receives $25,000 award bonus for All-Star, $50,000 for MVP (or $25,000 for second or $15,000 for third), $25,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for World Series MVP, $25,000 for Gold Glove, $25,000 for Silver Slugger.

Durbin – Receives $25,000 award bonus for All-Star, $50,000 for World Series MVP, $25,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for Rolaids Relief Man (or $25,000 for second or $15,000 for third).

Eaton – Third season of 3-year, $24.5 million free agent contract. Salary for 2007 included $6.875 base and prorated portion of signing bonus to be paid as follows: $500,000 in January, 2007 and $500,000 in January, 2008. Base salaries of $7.625 million in 2008 and $8.5 million in 2009. Player option for $9 million in 2010. If exercised, club may void for $500,000 buyout. Receives $250,000 performance bonus for 200 and 220 innings pitched. Receives $100,000 award bonus for Cy Young (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third); $100,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for LCS MVP, $25,000 for Silver Slugger, $50,000 for All-Star.

Feliz – Second season of 2-year, $8.5 million contract. Base salaries of $3 million in 2008 and $5 million in 2009. Club option for $5 million in 2010 or $500,000 buyout. Receives $250,000 performance bonus for 500 and 550 plate appearances. Base salary in 2010 increases by performance bonuses earned in 2010. Receives $100,000 award bonus for MVP (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $50,000 for All-Star election or $25,000 for selection, $50,000 for Gold Glove, $50,000 for Silver Slugger, $100,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for LCS MVP.

Hamels – First season of 3-year, $20.5 million extension. Base salaries of $4.35 million in 2009, $6.65 million in 2010 and $9.5 million in 2011. Bases in 2010 and 2011 increase by $500,000 in any previous season or $250,000 for second or third. Receives $100,000 award bonus for MVP or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third; $100,000 for Cy Young (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $25,000 for Gold Glove, $25,000 for Silver Slugger, $50,000 for All-Star, $50,000 for LCS MVP, $100,000 for World Series MVP.

Howard – First season of 3-year, $54 million extension. Base salaries of $15 million in 2009, $19 million in 2010 and $20 million in 2011. Bases in 2010 and 2011 increase by $1 million each preceding season (or $500,000 for second). In 2011 receives $1 million for MVP (or $500,000 for second). Receives $50,000 award bonus for LCS MVP, $100,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for Gold Glove, $100,000 for Silver Slugger, $100,000 for All-Star election or $25,000 for selection. Also receives $1 million each time traded through November 1, 2010.

Jenkins – Second season of 2-year, $13 million free agent contract with a mutual option for $7.5 million in 2010 or a $1.25 million buyout. Base salaries of $5 million in 2008 and $6.75 million in 2009. Option vests with 525 plate appearances in 2009 or 925 plate appearances in 2008-09. Buyout increases to $1.5 million with 500 plate appearances in 2008. Base in 2010 increases to $7.75 million with 550 plate appearances in 2009 or $8 million with 600 plate appearances. Receives $100,000 performance bonus for450, 500, 550 and 600 plate appearances. Receives $100,000 award bonus for MVP (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $50,000 for All-Star and $50,000 for Gold Glove.

Kendrick – Split contract. Makes $267,000 if sent to minors.

Lidge – First season of 3-year, $37.5 million extension. Signing bonus of $1.5 million. Base salaries of $11.5 million in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Club option for $12.5 million in 2012 or $1.5 million buyout. Base in 2012 increases by $500,000 for 60 games finished in 2011 or 110 games finished in 2010-11. Receives $100,000 award bonus for Cy Young (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $100,000 for Rolaids Relief Man (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $100,000 for MVP (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $50,000 for LCS MVP, $100,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for All-Star.

Madson – First season of 3-year, $12 million extension. Signing bonus of $1 million. Base salaries of $2 million in 2009, $4.5 million in 2010 and $4.5 million in 2011. Receives $150,000 performance bonus for 30, 35, 40 and 45 games finished, $200,000 for 50 and 55 games finished and $250,000 for 60 and 65 games finished. Receives $100,000 award bonus for either Cy Young or Rolaids Relief Man (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $50,000 for LCS MVP, $100,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for All-Star, $25,000 for Gold Glove.

Moyer – First year of 2-year, $13 million extension. Base salaries of $6.5 million in 2009 and 2010. Receives $250,000 performance bonus for 150, 160, 170, 180 and 190 innings pitched. Receives $100,000 award bonus for Cy Young (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $50,000 for All-Star, $50,000 for Gold Glove, $50,000 for Silver Slugger, $50,000 LCS MVP, $100,000 World Series MVP. No trade provision. 2010 base increases by $250,000 for 150 innings in 2009 and $500,000 for 160, 170, 180 and 190 innings; $250,000 for 23 games in 2009 and $500,000 for 25, 27, 29 and 31 games.

Myers – Third season of 3-year, $25.75 million extension. 2007 salary included base of $5 million and $250,000 signing bonus. Base salaries of $8.5 million in 2008 and $12 million in 2009. Bases increase by $500,000 for each Cy Young in previous year or $250,000 for second. Receives $100,000 performance bonus for 205 and 215 innings pitched and $150,000 for 225 innings pitched. Receives $100,000 award bonus for MVP (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $100,000 for Cy Young (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $50,000 for All-Star, $25,000 for Gold Glove, $25,000 for Silver Slugger, $100,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for LCS MVP. Amended on May 18, 2007 to void performance bonuses in 2007. Plus, in 2008 and 2009, receives either (a) $150,000 incentive bonus for 200 and 215 innings pitched and $225,000 for 220 innings pitched or (b) $25,000 for 20 and 35 games finished, $50,000 for 40, 45 and 50 games finished and $75,000 for 55g and 60 games finished. Receives $100,000 award bonus for Rolaids Relief Man (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third) and $100,000 for Most Valuable Player (or $75,000 for second or 50,000 for third).

Rollins – Fourth season of 5-year, $40 million extension. 2007 salary included $7 million base and prorated portion of signing bonus to be paid as follows: $1 million in July of 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2010. Base salaries of $7 million in 2008, $7.5 million in 2009 and $7.5 million in 2010. Club option for $8.5 million in 2011 or $2 million buyout. Receives $100,000 award bonus for MVP (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $100,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for All-Star, $50,000 for postseason All-Star, $50,000 for Gold Glove, $50,000 for Silver Slugger.

Romero – Second season of 3-year, $12 million free agent contract. 2008 salary includes $3 million base and $750,000 signing bonus. Base salaries of $4 million in 2009 and 2010. Salary in 2009 reduced by an estimated $1,245,902 while players serves 50-game suspension for violation of steroid policy. Club option for $4.5 million in 2011 or $250,000 buyout. Base in 2011 increases by $500,000 with a total of 180 games in 2008 through 2010. Receives $100,000 award bonus for Cy Young (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $100,000 for Rolaids Relief Man (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $100,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for All-Star. Limited no trade provision.

Ruiz – Split contract. Makes $255,000 if sent to minors.

Utley – Third season of 7-year, $85 million extension. 2007 salary included base of $4.5 million and prorated portion of $2 million signing bonus to be paid as follows: $750,000 in January, 2007, $1 million in January, 2008 and $250,000 in January, 2009. Base salaries of $7.5 million in 2008, $11 million in 2009 and $15 million in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013. Receives $100,000 award bonus for MVP (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $50,000 for Silver Slugger, $50,000 for Gold Glove, $50,000 for All-Star, $100,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for Associated Press, The Sporting News or Baseball America All-Star. Limited no-trade provision. May name nine teams annually to which he cannot be traded. However, if another player on Phillies receives a more favorable no-trade stipulation, his NTP is automatically upgraded to match.

Victorino – Receives $25,000 award bonus for All-Star, $50,000 for MVP (or $25,000 for second or $15,000 for third), $25,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for World Series MVP, $25,000 for Silver Slugger, $25,000 for Gold Glove.

Werth – First season of 2-year, $10 million extension. Base salaries of $2 million in 2009 and $7 million in 2010. Signing bonus of $1 million. Receives $250,000 performance bonus for 500 and 600 plate appearances. Receives $25,000 award bonus for All-Star, $50,000 for MVP (or $25,000 for second or $15,000 for third), $25,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for World Series MVP, $25,000 for Silver Slugger, $25,000 for Gold Glove.

Blanton – Receives $25,000 performance bonus for 200 innings pitched. Receives $25,000 award bonus for All-Star, $25,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for Cy Young (or $25,000 for second or $15,000 for third).

Eyre – Receives $25,000 performance bonus for 40, 45, 50 and 55 games pitched and $50,000 for 60, 65 and 70 games pitched.

Happ – Split contract. Makes $86,895 if sent to minors.

Ibanez – First season of 3-year, $31.5 million free agent contract. Base salary of $6.5 million in 2009. Signing bonus of $2 million. Base salaries of $11.5 million in 2010 and 2011. Receives $100,000 award bonus for MVP (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $50,000 for Silver Slugger, $50,000 for Gold Glove, $50,000 for All-Star, $50,000 for LCS MVP, $100,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for Associated Press, Sporting News or Baseball America All-Star. Limited no trade provision. Suite on road.

Majewski – Non-roster player. Receives $15,000 per month in minors. Letter of agreement for major league contract for $150,000. $650,000 in majors. Receives $25,000 award bonus for All-Star, $25,000 for LCS MVP, $50,000 for World Series MVP, $50,000 for Rolaids Relief Man (or $25,000 for second or $15,000 for third). If not on major league roster by July 1, will be released if requested or added to roster within 48 hours. May sign with foreign teams for $100,000. Termination pay of $30,000 less any earned salary.

Park – Receives $200,000 performance bonus for 15 games started, $225,000 for 17 starts, $250,000 for 20 starts, $275,000 for 23 starts and $300,000 for 27 starts; $200,000 for 110 innings pitched, $225,000 for 120 innings, $250,000 for 130 innings, $275,000 for 145 innings and $300,000 for 170 innings; $25,000 for 30, 40 and 45 games, $75,000 for 50, 55, 60 and 65 games, $100,000 for 70 games; $100,000 for 35, 40, 45, 50 and 55 games finished. Receives $50,000 award bonus for All-Star, $50,000 for LCS MVP, $100,000 for World Series MVP, $100,000 for either Cy Young or Rolaids Relief Man (or $75,000 for second or $50,000 for third), $25,000 Gold Glove and $25,000 Silver Slugger.

Paulino – Split contract. Makes $201,330 if sent to minors.

Stairs – Second season of 2-year, $3.25 million contract originally signed with Toronto Blue Jays. Receives $50,000 performance bonus for 100 plate appearances.

 

Opening Day payrolls through the years

 

2009 (projected): $ 130,844,098

2008: 104,567,500

2007: 96,587,500

2006: 94,615,000

2005: 95,047,000

2004: 93,602,500

2003: 73,105,000

2002: 57,545,000

2001: 41,520,500

2000: 44,308,000

1999: 27,297,000

1998: 29,770,000

1997: 35,453,500

1996: 29,548,500

1995: 27,873,000

1994: 32,696,000

1993: 26,089,000

1992: 23,981,500

1991: 22,329,000

1990: 13,852,000

1989: 9,908,000

1988: 13,688,000

1987: 12,281,833

1986: 10,774,666