2005 Payroll Projections

A look at how the Atlanta Braves 2005 Payroll projects headed into the offseason.

RETURNING PLAYERS UNDER CONTRACT
Player			    2004		   2005
Chipper Jones 		($15.333M)		$13M
Andruw Jones		($12.5M)		$13M
John Smoltz		($11.666M)		$12M
Mike Hampton		($8M)			$8M
John Thomson		($2.225M)		$4.25M
Eli Marrero		($2M)			$3M
Tom Martin		($1.8M)		         $900K
Eddie Perez		($625K)		         $625K

TOTAL $54.775M __________________________________________ ARBITRATION ELIGIBLE PLAYERS (PROJECTED) Player 2004 2005 Rafael Furcal ($3.7M) $5M Marcus Giles ($430K) $2M Chris Reitsma ($950K) $150K Mark DeRosa ($725K) $100K Kevin Gryboski ($377K) $75K
TOTAL $10.25M __________________________________________ RENEWAL CONTRACTS (PROJECTED) Player 2004 2005 Juan Cruz ($370K) $400K Horacio Ramirez ($330K) $350K Johnny Estrada ($313K) $350K Adam LaRoche ($300K) $330K Nick Green ($300K) $315K Roman Colon ($300K) $300K Wilson Betemit ($300K) $300K
TOTAL $2.345M __________________________________________ TOTALS SALARIED PLAYERS $54.775M ARBITRATION ELIGIBLE $10.250M RENEWAL CONTRACTS $2.345M
TOTAL PROJECTED SALARIES $67.370M PROJECTED PAYROLL $82M PROJECTED SPENT (20 PLAYERS) $67.370M REMAINING $14.630M

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