Total Sports News - MLB Rumors: Red Sox, Nationals On Track To Pay Luxury Tax For 2018 Only two teams across Major League Baseball are on track to pay the luxury tax this year: the Boston Red Sox and Washington Nationals. This (unsurprising) nugget comes courtesy of the Opening Day payroll totals compiled by MLB and published Monday by The Associated Press. Tue, 24 Apr 2018 18:49:38 UTC en