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Old 11-01-2012, 10:32 AM
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Updated White Sox 2013 Payroll as of 11/1/12 (source: Cot's)

Guaranteed players:
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Danks, John - SP - $15,750,000 ($1.5 bonus/yr) - 4 yrs left (partial NTC)
Dunn, Adam - DH/1B - $15,000,000 - 2yrs left
Peavy, Jake - SP - $14,500,000 - 2yrs left with conditional option + 2012 buyout($1M each in 2016-19)
Rios, Alex - RF/CF - $12,500,000 - 2yrs + TmOpt left (partial NTC)
Konerko, Paul - 1B/DH - $13,500,000 - 2013 FA (10/5 NTC rights)
Floyd, Gavin - SP - $9,500,000 - 2013 FA
Ramirez, Alexei - SS - $7,000,000 - 3yrs + TmOpt left
Thornton, Matt - RP - $5,500.00 - 1yr + TmOpt left
Crain, Jesse - RP - $4,500,000 - 2013 FA
Viciedo, Dayan - LF - $3,750,000 (est. raise from $3,250,00, Boras may get $4M), first arb year likely 2013
Sale, Chris - SP - $775,000 (est. raise from 500K), first arb year 2013
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Total: $102,275,000

Near-minimum players, multiple yrs before arb
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Reed, Addison - $675,000 (est. raise from 480K),
Jones, Nate - RP - $625,000 (est. raise from 480K),
Santiago, Hector - $600,000 (est. raise from 480K),
Morel, Brent - 3B - $535,000 (est. raise from 490K),
Flowers, Tyler - C - $535,000 (est. raise from 483K),
Danks, Jordan - OF- minimum ($490,000 in 2013)
Quintana, Jose - P - minimum ($490,000)
Veal, Donald - P - minimum ($490,000)
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Running total: $106,715,000
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Arbitration eligible:
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DeAza, Alejandro - CF - Arb1 - $2,500,000 (est. - 2012: $495,000)
Beckham, Gordon - 2B - Arb1 - $2,250,000 (est. - 2012: $520,000)
Humber, Phil - P - Arb1 - $1,750,000 (est. - 2012: $530,000)
Olmedo, Rey - IF - Arb1 - $570,000 (est. - 2012: minimum)
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23 players - Running Total: $113,785,000

2013 Options:
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Youkilis, Kevin - 3B - $1,000,000 buyout
Myers, Brett - RP - $3,000,000 buyout
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Running Total with Youkilis and Myers buyouts: $117,735,000
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Free Agents:
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Youkilis, Kevin - 3B - 2013 Salary: $12,000,000 (est FA signing salary: $10,000,000)
Liriano, Francisco - SP - 2013 salary: $5,500,000 (est FA signing salary: $9,250,000)
Myers, Brett - RP - 2013 Salary: $12,250,000 (est FA signing salary: $8,500,000)
Pierzynski, A.J. - C - 2013 salary: $6,000,000 (est FA signing salary: $8,000,000)
Hudson, Orlando - IF - 2013 salary: $5,500,000 (est FA signing salary: $2,250,000)
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Current total Payroll: $117,735,000

Payroll with A.J. resigning a team-friendly deal for $7.5M $121,285,000

For reference, the Opening Day payroll for 2012 was: $97,669,500.
Adding prorated partial seasons for Youkilis, Liriano, Hudson and call-ups increases 2012 maximum another $8M or so.

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The Sox are way above where I thought they'd be.
Something has to give. Gotta wonder if one of Danks, Dunn or Rios is dealt to get down to an expected payroll level.

Last edited by russ99; 11-01-2012 at 10:38 AM.
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