Chicago Cubs 2018 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2018 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (24) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Lester Jon Lester 34 SP Vet $22,500,000 $5,000,000 - $27,500,000 $27,500,000 14.98
Darvish Yu Darvish 31 SP Pre-Arb $25,000,000 - - $25,000,000 $25,000,000 13.62
Zobrist Ben Zobrist 36 2B Vet $16,000,000 $500,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 8.99
Chatwood Tyler Chatwood 28 SP Vet $12,500,000 - - $12,500,000 $12,500,000 6.81
Bryant Kris Bryant 26 3B Arb 1 $10,850,000 - - $10,850,000 $10,850,000 5.91
Morrow Brandon Morrow 33 RP/CL Vet $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 4.90
Quintana Jose Quintana 29 SP Pre-Arb $8,850,000 - - $8,850,000 $8,850,000 4.82
Rizzo Anthony Rizzo 28 1B Pre-Arb $7,000,000 $285,714 - $7,285,714 $7,285,714 3.97
Cishek Steve Cishek 31 RP Vet $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 3.54
Strop Pedro Strop 32 RP Vet $5,850,000 - - $5,850,000 $5,850,000 3.19
Wilson Justin Wilson 30 RP Arb 3 $4,250,000 - - $4,250,000 $4,250,000 2.32
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 28 SP Arb 1 $4,175,000 - - $4,175,000 $4,175,000 2.27
Duensing Brian Duensing 35 RP Vet $3,500,000 - - $3,500,000 $3,500,000 1.91
Russell Addison Russell 24 SS Arb 1 $3,200,000 - - $3,200,000 $3,200,000 1.74
La Stella Tommy La Stella 29 2B Arb 1 $950,000 - - $950,000 $950,000 0.52
Baez Javier Baez 25 2B Pre-Arb $657,000 - - $657,000 $657,000 0.36
Montgomery Mike Montgomery 28 RP Pre-Arb $611,250 - - $611,250 $611,250 0.33
Contreras Willson Contreras 26 C Pre-Arb $604,500 - - $604,500 $604,500 0.33
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 25 LF Pre-Arb $604,500 - - $604,500 $604,500 0.33
Edwards C.J. Edwards 26 RP Pre-Arb $594,000 - - $594,000 $594,000 0.32
Almora Albert Almora 24 CF Pre-Arb $584,500 - - $584,500 $584,500 0.32
Happ Ian Happ 23 OF Pre-Arb $570,000 - - $570,000 $570,000 0.31
Caratini Victor Caratini 24 C Pre-Arb $547,500 - - $547,500 $547,500 0.30
Hancock Justin Hancock 27 RP Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $424,850 0.23


2018 Disabled List

Salaries from players who have been placed on the disabled list, still counting against the payroll.

Player (3) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
HeywardJason Heyward (10-day) 28 RF $21,500,000 $6,666,667 - $28,166,667 $28,166,667 15.35
SmylyDrew Smyly (60-day) 28 SP $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.63
ButlerEddie Butler (10-day) 27 RP $570,750 - - $570,750 $570,750 0.31


2018 Retained Salaries

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

Player (1) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
GrimmJustin Grimm 29 RP $532,258 - - $532,258 $532,258 0.29


2018 Minor/In the System

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

Player (23) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
SimmonsShae Simmons 27 RP $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000
HultzenDanny Hultzen 28 RP $600,000 - - $600,000 $600,000
RothMichael Roth 28 SP $560,000 - - $560,000 $560,000
AdamsLane Adams 28 RF $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000
BoteDavid Bote 25 2B $545,000 - - $545,000 $49,810
FarrellLuke Farrell 26 P $545,000 - - $545,000 $49,810
ZagunisMark Zagunis 25 OF $545,000 - - $545,000 $17,580
NavarroEfren Navarro 32 1B $545,000 - - $545,000 $14,650
RosarioRandy Rosario 24 RP $545,000 - - $545,000 $5,860
MazzoniCory Mazzoni 28 RP $545,000 - - $545,000 $2,930
TsengJen-Ho Tseng 23 P $545,000 - - $545,000 $2,930
ZastryznyRob Zastryzny 26 P $545,000 - - $545,000 $2,930
AlzolayAdbert Alzolay 23 P - - - - -
BassAnthony Bass 30 RP - - - - -
De La CruzOscar De La Cruz 23 P - - - - -
FreemanMike Freeman 30 2B - - - - -
GimenezChris Gimenez 35 C - - - - -
MaplesDillon Maples 26 P - - - - -
MartinezEddy Julio Martinez 0 CF - - - - -
MillsAlec Mills 26 RP - - - - -
RyanKyle Ryan 26 RP - - - - -
UnderwoodDuane Underwood 23 SP - - - - -
WebsterAllen Webster 28 SP - - - - -


2018 Cap Totals

 
Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $151,108,814
Disabled List Money $31,737,417
Retained Salary $532,258
Buried Minor Salary $146,500
Total Payroll $183,524,989
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $145,443,250 $5,785,714 - $151,228,964 $151,108,814
Disabled List Money $25,070,750 $6,666,667 - $31,737,417 $31,737,417
Retained Salary $532,258 - - $532,258 $532,258
Buried Minor Salary $4,360,000 - - $4,360,000 $146,500
Total Payroll $175,406,258 $12,452,381 - $187,858,639 $183,524,989