Chicago Cubs Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the Chicago Cubs, including multi-year payrolls, active roster salaries, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

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Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Cap Allocations $175,920,380 $85,302,381 $80,035,714 $58,000,000 $63,000,000
Signed Players 33 5 5 3 3
Catchers $14,544,500
Infield $26,088,714 $23,785,714 $23,785,714 $14,500,000 $14,500,000
Outfield $37,284,166 $28,166,667 $22,500,000 $23,500,000 $23,500,000
Starting Pitchers $60,898,000 $27,500,000 $27,500,000 $20,000,000 $25,000,000
Relief Pitchers $30,844,489 $5,850,000 $6,250,000
Designated Hitter
Disabled List $3,500,000
Suspended
Retained/Deferred $99,099


Active Roster Payroll Figures

Current & future salary cap figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Cubs Salary Payroll Table

Catchers Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Miguel Montero C $14,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Willson Contreras C $544,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
1st Base Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Anthony Rizzo 1B $7,285,714 $7,285,714 $11,285,714 $14,500,000 $14,500,000
 
2nd Base Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Ben Zobrist 2B $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $12,500,000 0UFA 0-
Javier Baez 2B $609,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
3rd Base Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Kris Bryant 3B $1,050,000 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0ARB 4
 
Shortstop Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Addison Russell SS $644,000 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0ARB 4
 
Left Field Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Kyle Schwarber LF $565,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
 
Center Field Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Jon Jay CF $8,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Albert Almora CF $552,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Matt Szczur CF $99,099 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Right Field Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Jason Heyward RF $28,166,666 $28,166,667 $22,500,000 $23,500,000 $23,500,000
 
Starting Pitchers Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Jon Lester SP $25,000,000 $27,500,000 $27,500,000 $20,000,000 0UFA
John Lackey SP $16,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jake Arrieta SP $15,637,500 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Brett Anderson SP $3,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Kyle Hendricks SP $760,500 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
 
Relief Pitchers Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Wade Davis RP $10,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Koji Uehara RP $6,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Hector Rondon RP $5,800,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Pedro Strop RP $5,500,000 $5,850,000 $6,250,000 0UFA 0-
Brian Duensing RP $2,000,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Mike Montgomery RP $570,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
C.J. Edwards RP $556,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Eddie Butler RP $535,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
   

Retained/Buried Payroll Figures

Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Matt Szczur CF $99,099 0- 0- 0- 0-