Red Sox Hot Stove Lunch: Red Sox will get some budget relief next year By Sean McAdam Posted on January 17, 2019 (Mark L. Baer/USA TODAY Sports) Share Tweet Email Print The Red Sox will once again have the biggest payroll in baseball for 2019. The Sox spent more than they ever had in 2018 and were rewarded with a World Series title...and a $12 million luxury tax bill. This year, the Sox are projected to start the season at just under $240 million, just below the top threshold of $246 million in luxury tax computations. Log in Username or E-mail Password Remember Me Lost your password? LOST PASSWORD LOG IN with Facebook LOG IN with Google LOG IN with Twitter Not subscribed yet? Click below for access to all content: Share Tweet Email Print MORE COVERAGE @BetOnline_ag Celtics-Knicks Betting Odds, Preview and Predictions McAdam: Red Sox reunite with Martin Perez MLB Notebook: Examining the motivation behind the Andrew Benintendi trade talk; lack of super team in A.L. to blame for inaction?