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Los Angeles Dodgers payroll

The Los Angeles Dodgers payroll, including all transactions, salaries, and news regarding contract details and payouts for the entire team.

Dodgers add $10 million in trade deadline deals

A look at the salary added in the Dodgers’ four trades before the trade deadline, plus where the payroll stands after these deals.

Dodgers 2023 opening day payroll is $210.6 million

A closer look at the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 2023 opening day payroll, and where it stands in relation to the competitive balance tax.

Contract details for Peralta, Nelson, Reyes

Dodgers contract details and bonuses for pitchers Jimmy Nelson and Alex Reyes, plus outfielder David Peralta.

Dodgers will pay $32.4 million in luxury tax for 2022

The Dodgers had the second-highest payroll in MLB in 2022 at $293.3 million, and will pay $32.4 million in competitive balance tax this season.

Dodgers payroll now that salary arbitration is almost complete

A look at the Dodgers 2023 payroll relative to the competitive balance tax after two handfuls of players signed deals to avoid salary arbitration.

A look at the Dodgers payroll now that Bauer is gone

A closer look at the Dodgers 2023 payroll after Trevor Bauer was designated for assignment, and where it stands in relation to the competitive balance tax.

Syndergaard contract finalized, let’s talk Dodgers payroll

A look at the Dodgers 2023 payroll now that the one-year, $13-million contract for Noah Syndergaard has been finalized.

How much does resetting the luxury tax actually save?

A closer look at the Dodgers payroll and recent spending history, plus the potential of reducing spending in 2023 to reset competitive balance tax rates.

Smith, Gonsolin among pre-arb bonus pool recipients

Catcher Will Smith and pitcher Tony Gonsolin were among the Dodgers to receive bonuses for their 2022 performance through the brand-new pre-arbitration bonus pool established by MLB.

Dodgers postseason shares breakdown

A breakdown of MLB postseason shares for 2022, and the total pool for Dodgers players.

Where the Dodgers 2023 payroll sits to start the offseason

A look at the Dodgers payroll for 2023, as we start the offseason, in relation to the competitive balance tax.

Dodgers extend Max Muncy, plus a club option for 2024

Max Muncy signed a one-year, $13.5 million contract with the Dodgers for 2023, matching the amount of the club option on his previous contract. Muncy’s new deal includes a $10 million club option for 2024, plus incentives.

Dodgers opening day payroll is $263.5 million

A closer look at the Dodgers opening day payroll for 2022, the highest for the team since 2015, plus how it affects the competitive balance tax.

Contract minutiae for Duffy, Anderson & Nelson

Some details within the Dodgers contracts of Danny Duffy, Tyler Anderson, and Jimmy Nelson.

Freddie Freeman contract details

A closer look at Freddie Freeman’s $162 million contract with the Dodgers, and how it affects the Dodgers payroll, the luxury tax, and expectations for the team.

Nelson, Duffy, options, the 60-day IL & roster space

How the Dodgers maneuvered to sign three players in one roster spot. Freddie Freeman was the last of those signings, but first they signed pitchers Jimmy Nelson and Danny Duffy, who are both rehabbing from surgeries and were placed on the 60-day injured list.

Clayton Kershaw contract details

A breakdown of Clayton Kershaw’s one-year, $17 million contract with the Dodgers, including the performance incentives and reaction to the deal.

2021 Dodgers playing time & production grouped by payroll

A look at Dodgers payroll in 2021, broken down by playing time and Wins Above Replacement in salary groups.

Dodgers to pay $32.65 million in luxury tax

The Dodgers had the highest payroll in Major League Baseball in 2021 at over $285 million, and were levied the largest penalty for exceeding the highest competitive balance tax threshold, totaling $32.65 million.

Dodgers full postseason shares worth $112,701

A breakdown of the postseason pool for Dodgers players after reaching the 2021 NLCS, including full shares, partial shares, and cash awards for the MLB playoffs.

Options abound in 2023

Details of Dodgers right-hander Daniel Hudson’s contract with the team, including a club option for 2023, one of six contract options next year for Los Angeles.

Chris Taylor contract details

Contract details of Chris Taylor’s four-year, $60 million deal with the Dodgers, which includes a club option in 2023, plus what it means for payroll and competitive balance tax purposes.

Muncy’s MVP finish could mean a 2023 raise

Dodgers first baseman Max Muncy received National League MVP votes for his 2021 season, which could earn him a raise in 2023, per his contract.

What the deadline trades added to the Dodgers payroll

A look at the payroll the Dodgers added with their various trade deadline deals, most notably Max Scherzer, Trea Turner, and Danny Duffy.

Dodgers opening day payroll is $237 million

This marks the Dodgers’ highest opening day payroll since tipping the financial scales at $266.1 million in 2015, and their third-highest ever, which includes the years well before I started tracking the team’s payroll in 2010.

Justin Turner ‘back in Dodger blue like I was supposed to be’

Details of the two-year, $34 million contract for Dodgers third baseman Justin Turner, which includes a team option for 2023 and performance bonuses.

Trevor Bauer contract details

Trevor Bauer signed a three-year, $102 million contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Here is a breakdown of the deal, including record single-season salaries in 2021 and 2022.

Bauer contract pushes Dodgers into upper tier of luxury tax

The Dodgers reported three-year, $102 million contract for Trevor Bauer means they will be paying the competitive balance tax in 2021.

Tommy Kahnle contract details & luxury tax snapshot

Details on the two-year, $4.75 million contract that relief pitcher Tommy Kahnle signed with the Dodgers.

Dodgers’ Opening Day payroll was a pro-rated $79 million

Opening Day payroll for the Dodgers in 2020, including both full-season and pro-rated totals.

Mookie Betts contract details

Details of the 12-year, $365 million contract extension for Mookie Betts with the Los Angeles Dodgers.

MLB’s reported first salary proposal to MLBPA falls flat

A closer look at potential salary cuts reported proposed by Major League Baseball owners in negotiations with the players on restarting the 2020 MLB season.


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