Chicago Cubs 2015 Payroll

An updated look at the Chicago Cubs 2015 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.




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Active Players (37) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Lester Jon Lester 30 SP Vet $15,000,000 $5,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 14.42
Montero Miguel Montero 31 C Vet $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 8.65
Fowler Dexter Fowler 28 CF Arb 4 $9,500,000 - - $9,500,000 $9,500,000 6.85
Hammel Jason Hammel 32 SP Vet $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 6.49
Castro Starlin Castro 24 2B Arb 3 $6,000,000 $857,142 - $6,857,142 $6,857,142 4.94
Wood Travis Wood 27 SP Arb 2 $5,685,000 - - $5,685,000 $5,685,000 4.10
Rizzo Anthony Rizzo 25 1B Pre-Arb $5,000,000 $285,714 - $5,285,714 $5,285,714 3.81
Motte Jason Motte 32 RP Vet $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 3.24
Wada Tsuyoshi Wada 33 SP Pre-Arb $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.88
Arrieta Jake Arrieta 28 SP Arb 1 $3,630,000 - - $3,630,000 $3,630,000 2.62
Haren Dan Haren 34 SP Vet $3,551,912 - - $3,551,912 $3,551,912 2.56
Soler Jorge Soler 22 LF Pre-Arb $2,000,000 $666,667 - $2,666,667 $2,666,667 1.92
Denorfia Chris Denorfia 34 RF Vet $2,600,000 - - $2,600,000 $2,600,000 1.87
Strop Pedro Strop 29 RP Arb 2 $2,525,000 - - $2,525,000 $2,525,000 1.82
Coghlan Chris Coghlan 29 LF Arb 2 $2,505,000 - - $2,505,000 $2,505,000 1.81
Ross David Ross 37 C Vet $2,250,000 $250,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.80
Hunter Tommy Hunter 28 RP Arb 3 $1,651,639 - - $1,651,639 $1,651,639 1.19
Rodney Fernando Rodney 37 RP/CL Vet $1,453,551 - - $1,453,551 $1,453,551 1.05
Jackson Austin Jackson 27 CF Arb 3 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.72
Herrera Jonathan Herrera 30 SS Arb 2 $900,000 - - $900,000 $900,000 0.65
Rondon Hector Rondon 26 RP Pre-Arb $544,000 - - $544,000 $544,000 0.39
Grimm Justin Grimm 26 RP Pre-Arb $531,500 - - $531,500 $531,500 0.38
Ramirez Neil Ramirez 25 RP Pre-Arb $514,500 - - $514,500 $514,500 0.37
Hendricks Kyle Hendricks 24 SP Pre-Arb $510,000 - - $510,000 $510,000 0.37
Bryant Kris Bryant 22 3B Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $471,448 0.34
Russell Addison Russell 20 SS Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $460,355 0.33
Rosscup Zac Rosscup 26 RP Pre-Arb $510,500 - - $510,500 $435,180 0.31
Szczur Matt Szczur 25 CF Pre-Arb $508,500 - - $508,500 $244,524 0.18
Schwarber Kyle Schwarber 21 LF Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $232,950 0.17
Richard Clayton Richard 31 SP Arb 2 $507,500 - - $507,500 $221,857 0.16
Medina Yoervis Medina 26 RP Pre-Arb $527,300 - - $527,300 $129,663 0.09
La Stella Tommy La Stella 25 2B Pre-Arb $513,000 - - $513,000 $114,934 0.08
Baez Javier Baez 21 2B Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $91,516 0.07
Berry Quintin Berry 29 LF Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $91,516 0.07
Cahill Trevor Cahill 26 RP Arb 4 $507,500 - - $507,500 $91,516 0.07
Teagarden Taylor Teagarden 30 C Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $80,423 0.06
Edwards C.J. Edwards 23 RP Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $74,877 0.05


2015 Disabled List

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

Player (2) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
TurnerJacob Turner (60-day) 23 SP $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.72
WatkinsLogan Watkins (15-day) 25 2B - - - - - 0.00


2015 Retained Salaries

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

Player (14) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
JacksonEdwin Jackson 31 SP $12,000,000 $2,000,000 - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 10.09
SorianoRafael Soriano 34 RP $4,100,000 - - $4,100,000 $4,100,000 2.96
HappIan Happ 20 OF - $3,000,000 - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 2.16
CokePhil Coke 32 RP $2,250,000 - - $2,250,000 $2,250,000 1.62
DeweesDonnie Dewees 21 OF - $1,700,000 - $1,700,000 $1,700,000 1.23
SweeneyRyan Sweeney 29 CF $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.08
HudsonBryan Hudson 17 SP - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.72
CastilloWelington Castillo 27 C $516,393 - - $516,393 $516,393 0.37
FujikawaKyuji Fujikawa 34 RP $500,000 - - $500,000 $500,000 0.36
DoubrontFelix Doubront 27 SP $473,360 - - $473,360 $473,360 0.34
VerasJose Veras 34 RP $150,000 - - $150,000 $150,000 0.11
LakeJunior Lake 24 LF $103,081 - - $103,081 $103,081 0.07
GermenGonzalez Germen 27 RP $44,371 - - $44,371 $44,371 0.03
RoachDonn Roach 24 RP $19,412 - - $19,412 $19,412 0.01


2015 Minor/In the System

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

Player (18) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
ConcepcionGerardo Concepcion 22 RP $600,000 $600,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000
RussellJames Russell 28 RP $507,500 - - $507,500 $327,240
SchlitterBrian Schlitter 28 RP $524,500 - - $524,500 $63,054
AlcantaraArismendy Alcantara 23 CF $510,000 - - $510,000 $44,590
BaxterMike Baxter 29 LF $507,500 - - $507,500 $41,598
BeelerDallas Beeler 25 RP $508,000 - - $508,000 $8,327
BakerJohn Baker 33 C - - - - -
BardDaniel Bard 29 RP - - - - -
BonifacioEmilio Bonifacio 29 CF - - - - -
BrittonDrake Britton 25 RP - - - - -
CarterAnthony Carter 28 RP - - - - -
ChambersAdron Chambers 28 LF - - - - -
FelicianoPedro Feliciano 38 RP - - - - -
JokischEric Jokisch 25 SP - - - - -
OrtizJoe Ortiz 24 RP - - - - -
PaulinoFelipe Paulino 31 SP - - - - -
SantiagoAndres Santiago 25 SP - - - - -
VillanuevaChristian Villanueva 23 3B - - - - -


2015 Cap Totals

 
Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $106,652,384
Disabled List Money $1,000,000
Retained Salary $29,356,617
Buried Minor Salary $1,684,809
Total Payroll $138,693,810
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $103,478,902 $7,059,523 - $110,538,425 $106,652,384
Disabled List Money $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000
Retained Salary $21,656,617 $7,700,000 - $29,356,617 $29,356,617
Buried Minor Salary $3,157,500 $600,000 - $3,757,500 $1,684,809
Total Payroll $129,293,019 $15,359,523 - $144,652,542 $138,693,810