Biogenesis of America Players Lost Pay
NEW YORK – The 2013 salaries and lost pay of players suspended Monday in Major League Baseball's investigation of the Biogenesis of America anti-aging clinic in Coral Gables, Fla. Lost play under baseball's Joint Drug Agreement is calculated by dividing games suspended by days of the regular season (183) and multiplying by salary. For players with minor league contracts with monthly salaries, pay is annualized to a 183-day season on the basis of 30 days per month:
NOTE 1: Cruz also loses opportunity to earn $500,000 in performance bonuses based on plate appearances
Lost pay covering 211 games cannot be calculated until appeal is decided or withdrawn, and the length of the suspension and the time covering 2013, 2014 and 2015 can be calculated. If 49 games are served at 2013 rate, total lost pay would be $32,749,268. If 49 games are served at 2015 rate, total lost pay would be $30,562,951.
NOTE 2: Players on minor league rosters are to serve completion of 50-game suspensions in the next season they have signed with a major league organization.
NOTE 3: Jordan Norberto is a free agent.