Pittsburgh Pirates Payroll Commitments

For 2010 salary information, see the 2010 40-man roster and payroll projection page.


1. All numbers in red represent club options.
2. Ryan Doumit’s 2012 and 2013 club options must be exercised at the same time, after the 2011 season. There is a $0.5 M buyout for those options.
3. Min/Arb means that a player can either be playing for the league minimum, or be arbitration eligible, depending on their major league service time at that point.
4. This list does not include potential performance bonuses.
5. The majority of this salary information comes from Cot’s Baseball Contracts.
6. Paul Maholm’s 2012 club option has a $0.75 M buyout.
7. Totals for future years include the figures for club options.

Author: Tim Williams

Tim is the owner and editor in chief of Pirates Prospects. He started the site in January 2009, and turned it into his full time job during the 2011 season. Prior to starting Pirates Prospects, Tim worked with AccuScore.com, providing MLB, NHL, and NFL coverage to various national media outlets, including ESPN Insider, USA Today, Yahoo Sports, and the Wall Street Journal. He also writes the annual Prospect Guide, which is sold through the site. Tim lives in Bradenton, where he provides live coverage all year of Spring Training, mini camp, instructs, the Bradenton Marauders, and the GCL Pirates.

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