40-man Roster

  • Rays Payroll Now Projected To Top $80 Million For The First Time

    Rays Payroll Now Projected To Top $80 Million For The First Time

    February 27, 2014 at 11:42 am 2 comments

    With spring training games starting tomorrow, we now have a good idea what the 40-man roster is going to look like. Earlier this week we looked at the likely opening day roster. Here is the projected 40-man roster and and the payroll. If no other changes are made to the […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Spring Training Roster And Notes

    Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Spring Training Roster And Notes

    February 14, 2014 at 8:30 am 2 comments

    Below you will see the Rays’ Spring Training roster broken into two parts, the 40-man roster and the non-roster invitees (click on images for a larger view). Remember, in order to play for the Rays during the regular season, a player must be on the 40-man roster, which includes players […]

     
  • Rays Payroll Now Projected To Top $77 Million For The First Time

    Rays Payroll Now Projected To Top $77 Million For The First Time

    January 17, 2014 at 1:54 pm 10 comments

    With all seven arbitration-eligible players agreeing to one-year contracts, we now have a very good idea of what the 2014 payroll will look like. Assuming no further changes are made to the roster, the payroll will be approximately $77.0 million, the highest in franchise history, topping the $72.8 million payroll […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Payroll Now Projected To Be Largest In Franchise History

    Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Payroll Now Projected To Be Largest In Franchise History

    December 17, 2013 at 12:07 pm 5 comments

    If the season started today, the Tampa Bay Rays 2014 payroll would be approximately $75.3 million an increase of 19% over last year’s opening day payroll ($63.3 million). More importantly, that would be the largest payroll in franchise history, surpassing the $72.8 million payroll in 2010. The second-highest payroll came […]

     
  • Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Payroll Projected To Be $62.7 Million

    Tampa Bay Rays 2014 Payroll Projected To Be $62.7 Million

    November 7, 2013 at 11:42 am 18 comments

    If the season started today, the Tampa Bay Rays 2014 payroll would be approximately $62.7 million. This is based on raises already built into existing contracts, projected salaries for arbitration-eligible players (via MLBTradeRumors.com) and players in their first three seasons. At this point last year, the projected payroll was $61.4 […]

     
  • Here Is The Rays’ Opening Day 40-Man Roster And Payroll

    Here Is The Rays’ Opening Day 40-Man Roster And Payroll

    April 1, 2013 at 8:30 am 6 comments

    The Rays’ 2013 opening day payroll will be approximately $63.3 million. I say “approximately” because we are still not sure what Shelley Duncan’s contract stipulates as a big league salary, but it should be in the $1.0 million range. The $63.3 million payroll is $0.9 million less than last year, […]

     
  • Rays Payroll Now Projected To Be $61.3 Million

    Rays Payroll Now Projected To Be $61.3 Million

    February 7, 2013 at 10:34 am 10 comments

    Now that we know what Kyle Farnsworth, Luke Scott, and Kelly Johnson will be making, the Rays’ payroll is starting to take shape. Based on players that are currently in the organization, the payroll is projected to be $61.3 million, down 4.5% from last year. Obviously that will change if […]

     
  • Rays 2013 Payroll Now Projected To Be $56.3 Million

    Rays 2013 Payroll Now Projected To Be $56.3 Million

    January 3, 2013 at 8:00 am 6 comments

    Let’s do a quick update of the projected payroll for the 2013 season. As usual, this just considers players currently in the organization and arbitration salaries are projected (via MLBTradeRumors.com). Note that there are currently 40 players on the 40-man roster (players shaded in grey are projected to start season […]

     
  • Rays Payroll Now More Than $10 Million Below The 2012 Level

    Rays Payroll Now More Than $10 Million Below The 2012 Level

    December 11, 2012 at 12:23 pm 17 comments

    Let’s take a look at how the recent trade of James Shields and Wade Davis impacts the 2013 opening day roster and payroll. Some notes on the payroll can be seen below… Notes on the projection… As the roster stands now, the opening day payroll ($53.0 million) would be a […]

     
  • Rays Payroll Now Projected To Be $65.0 Million

    Rays Payroll Now Projected To Be $65.0 Million

    December 6, 2012 at 11:19 am 5 comments

    With the recent additions it seems like a good time to update the 40-man roster and payroll projection. In addition to Yunel Escobar and James Loney, we have also adjusted some of the projected salaries for the remaining arbitration-eligible players using the salaries projected by MLBTradeRumors.com. Some notes on the […]