Chicago Cubs 2017 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2017 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (36) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Heyward Jason Heyward 28 RF Vet $21,500,000 $6,666,666 - $28,166,666 $28,166,666 15.44
Lester Jon Lester 33 SP Vet $20,000,000 $5,000,000 - $25,000,000 $25,000,000 13.71
Zobrist Ben Zobrist 36 2B Vet $16,000,000 $500,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 9.05
Lackey John Lackey 38 SP Vet $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 8.77
Arrieta Jake Arrieta 31 SP Arb 3 $15,637,500 - - $15,637,500 $15,637,500 8.57
Davis Wade Davis 32 RP/CL Vet $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 5.48
Jay Jon Jay 32 CF Vet $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 4.39
Rizzo Anthony Rizzo 28 1B Pre-Arb $7,000,000 $285,714 - $7,285,714 $7,285,714 3.99
Uehara Koji Uehara 42 RP Vet $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.29
Rondon Hector Rondon 29 RP Arb 2 $5,800,000 - - $5,800,000 $5,800,000 3.18
Strop Pedro Strop 32 RP Arb 4 $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 3.02
Quintana Jose Quintana 28 SP Pre-Arb $7,000,000 - - $7,000,000 $3,098,331 1.70
Duensing Brian Duensing 34 RP Vet $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $2,000,000 1.10
Grimm Justin Grimm 29 RP Arb 2 $1,825,000 - - $1,825,000 $1,825,000 1.00
Bryant Kris Bryant 25 3B Pre-Arb $1,050,000 - - $1,050,000 $1,050,000 0.58
Wilson Justin Wilson 30 RP Arb 2 $2,700,000 - - $2,700,000 $929,502 0.51
Martin Leonys Martin 29 CF Arb 2 $4,850,000 - - $4,850,000 $821,593 0.45
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 27 SP Pre-Arb $760,500 - - $760,500 $760,500 0.42
Avila Alex Avila 30 C Vet $2,000,000 - - $2,000,000 $688,527 0.38
Russell Addison Russell 23 SS Pre-Arb $644,000 - - $644,000 $644,000 0.35
Baez Javier Baez 24 2B Pre-Arb $609,000 - - $609,000 $609,000 0.33
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 28 RP Pre-Arb $570,500 - - $570,500 $570,500 0.31
Edwards C.J. Edwards 26 RP Pre-Arb $556,000 - - $556,000 $556,000 0.30
Almora Albert Almora 23 CF Pre-Arb $552,000 - - $552,000 $552,000 0.30
Contreras Willson Contreras 25 C Pre-Arb $544,500 - - $544,500 $544,500 0.30
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 24 LF Pre-Arb $565,500 - - $565,500 $519,120 0.28
Rivera Rene Rivera 34 C Arb 3 $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000 $420,772 0.23
Happ Ian Happ 23 OF Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $415,066 0.23
La Stella Tommy La Stella 28 2B Pre-Arb $573,500 - - $573,500 $347,874 0.19
Pena Felix Pena 27 P Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $248,455 0.14
Caratini Victor Caratini 24 C Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $219,225 0.12
Zastryzny Rob Zastryzny 25 P Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $102,305 0.06
Freeman Mike Freeman 30 2B Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $90,613 0.05
Maples Dillon Maples 25 P Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $90,613 0.05
Davis Taylor Davis 27 C Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $78,921 0.04
Tseng Jen-Ho Tseng 22 P Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $55,537 0.03


2017 Retained Salaries

Leftover salaries from players who have been traded or released, or buyouts for declined options.

Player (25) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
MonteroMiguel Montero 34 C $7,038,227 - - $7,038,227 $7,038,227 3.86
AndersonBrett Anderson 29 SP $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.92
LittleBrendon Little 21 P - $2,200,000 - $2,200,000 $2,200,000 1.21
LangeAlex Lange 21 P - $1,925,000 - $1,925,000 $1,925,000 1.06
EstradaJeremiah Estrada 18 P - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.55
VerdugoLuis Verdugo 0 SS - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.55
AbbottCory Abbott 22 P - $901,900 - $901,900 $901,900 0.49
AbbottCory Abbott 22 P - $901,900 - $901,900 $901,900 0.49
ZagunisMark Zagunis 24 OF - $615,000 - $615,000 $615,000 0.34
ThompsonKeegan Thompson 22 P - $511,900 - $511,900 $511,900 0.28
UelmenErich Uelmen 21 P - $382,300 - $382,300 $382,300 0.21
VelazquezNelson Velazquez 18 OF - $285,800 - $285,800 $285,800 0.16
ThomasRicky Tyler Thomas 21 P - $175,500 - $175,500 $175,500 0.10
FiliereAustin Filiere 22 3B - $148,500 - $148,500 $148,500 0.08
HechtBen Hecht 22 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.07
LacyRollie Lacy 22 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.07
SzczurMatt Szczur 28 CF $99,099 - - $99,099 $99,099 0.05
CandelarioJeimer Candelario 23 3B $46,768 - - $46,768 $46,768 0.03
FloroDylan Floro 26 RP $37,999 - - $37,999 $37,999 0.02
JohnsonPierce Johnson 26 SP $8,769 - - $8,769 $8,769 0.00
LeathersichJack Leathersich 27 RP $8,769 - - $8,769 $8,769 0.00
FrankoffSeth Frankoff 29 P $5,846 - - $5,846 $5,846 0.00
CarrierChris Carrier 22 OF - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
GlowickiBrian Glowicki 22 P - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
RosscupZac Rosscup 29 RP $2,923 - - $2,923 $2,923 0.00


2017 Minor/In the System

Salaries from players currently in the system. denotes a buried salary that counts against the payroll.

Player (26) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
ButlerEddie Butler 26 SP $535,000 - - $535,000 $192,918
ZagunisMark Zagunis 24 OF $535,000 - - $535,000 $23,384
BlancoSantiago Blanco 17 SS - - - - -
BrockerCole Brocker 27 P - - - - -
CarrollScott Carroll 32 RP - - - - -
CorcinoDaniel Corcino 27 RP - - - - -
CorporanCarlos Corporan 33 C - - - - -
CumminsBrandon Cummins 23 OF - - - - -
DominguezChris Dominguez 30 LF - - - - -
GlaesmannTodd Glaesmann 26 OF - - - - -
GonzalezJose Gonzalez 19 P - - - - -
KellyCasey Kelly 27 SP - - - - -
MarchanErvis Marchan 18 LF - - - - -
MartinezEddy Julio Martinez 0 CF - - - - -
MedinaJhondaniel Medina 24 P - - - - -
MezaMario Meza 26 P - - - - -
MillsAlec Mills AAA 25 RP - - - - -
MoskosDaniel Moskos 31 RP - - - - -
NunezEduarniel Nunez 18 P - - - - -
ParraManny Parra 34 RP - - - - -
PerezWilliams Perez 26 SP - - - - -
RaffertyZachary Rafferty 28 RP - - - - -
SolisAli Solis 29 C - - - - -
SotoElliot Soto 28 SS - - - - -
UnderwoodDuane Underwood AA 23 SP - - - - -
WeeksJemile Weeks 30 2B - - - - -


2017 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $161,127,834
Retained Salary $21,056,200
Buried Minor Salary $216,302
Total Payroll $182,400,336
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $164,268,000 $12,452,380 - $176,720,380 $161,127,834
Retained Salary $10,748,400 $10,307,800 - $21,056,200 $21,056,200
Buried Minor Salary $1,070,000 - - $1,070,000 $216,302
Total Payroll $176,086,400 $22,760,180 - $198,846,580 $182,400,336