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 %
LesterJon Lester 31 SP Vet $15,000,000 $5,000,000 - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 14.42
MonteroMiguel Montero 31 C Vet $12,000,000 - - $12,000,000 $12,000,000 8.65
FowlerDexter Fowler 29 CF Arb 4 $9,500,000 - - $9,500,000 $9,500,000 6.85
HammelJason Hammel 32 SP Vet $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 6.49
CastroStarlin Castro 25 2B Arb 3 $6,000,000 $857,142 - $6,857,142 $6,857,142 4.94
WoodTravis Wood 28 RP Arb 2 $5,685,000 - - $5,685,000 $5,685,000 4.10
RizzoAnthony Rizzo 25 1B Pre-Arb $5,000,000 $285,714 - $5,285,714 $5,285,714 3.81
MotteJason Motte 33 RP Vet $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 3.24
WadaTsuyoshi Wada 34 SP Pre-Arb $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.88
ArrietaJake Arrieta 29 SP Arb 1 $3,630,000 - - $3,630,000 $3,630,000 2.62
HarenDan Haren 34 SP Vet $3,551,912 - - $3,551,912 $3,551,912 2.56
SolerJorge Soler 23 LF Pre-Arb $2,000,000 $666,667 - $2,666,667 $2,666,667 1.92
DenorfiaChris Denorfia 34 RF Vet $2,600,000 - - $2,600,000 $2,600,000 1.87
StropPedro Strop 30 RP Arb 2 $2,525,000 - - $2,525,000 $2,525,000 1.82
CoghlanChris Coghlan 30 LF Arb 2 $2,505,000 - - $2,505,000 $2,505,000 1.81
RossDavid Ross 38 C Vet $2,250,000 $250,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.80
HunterTommy Hunter 29 RP Arb 3 $1,651,639 - - $1,651,639 $1,651,639 1.19
RodneyFernando Rodney 38 RP/CL Vet $1,453,551 - - $1,453,551 $1,453,551 1.05
JacksonAustin Jackson 28 CF Arb 3 $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.72
HerreraJonathan Herrera 30 SS Arb 2 $900,000 - - $900,000 $900,000 0.65
RondonHector Rondon 27 RP Pre-Arb $544,000 - - $544,000 $544,000 0.39
GrimmJustin Grimm 26 RP Pre-Arb $531,500 - - $531,500 $531,500 0.38
RamirezNeil Ramirez 26 RP Pre-Arb $514,500 - - $514,500 $514,500 0.37
HendricksKyle Hendricks 25 SP Pre-Arb $510,000 - - $510,000 $510,000 0.37
BryantKris Bryant 23 3B Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $471,448 0.34
RussellAddison Russell 21 SS Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $460,355 0.33
RosscupZac Rosscup 27 RP Pre-Arb $510,500 - - $510,500 $435,180 0.31
SzczurMatt Szczur 25 CF Pre-Arb $508,500 - - $508,500 $244,524 0.18
SchwarberKyle Schwarber 22 LF Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $232,950 0.17
RichardClayton Richard 31 SP Arb 2 $507,500 - - $507,500 $221,857 0.16
MedinaYoervis Medina 26 RP Pre-Arb $527,300 - - $527,300 $129,663 0.09
La StellaTommy La Stella 26 2B Pre-Arb $513,000 - - $513,000 $114,934 0.08
BaezJavier Baez 22 2B Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $91,516 0.07
BerryQuintin Berry 30 LF Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $91,516 0.07
CahillTrevor Cahill 27 SP Arb 4 $507,500 - - $507,500 $91,516 0.07
TeagardenTaylor Teagarden 31 C Pre-Arb $507,500 - - $507,500 $80,423 0.06
EdwardsC.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) 24 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 35 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 30 CF $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 1.08
HudsonBryan Hudson 18 SP - $1,000,000 - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.72
CastilloWelington Castillo 28 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 25 LF $103,081 - - $103,081 $103,081 0.07
GermenGonzalez Germen 27 RP $44,371 - - $44,371 $44,371 0.03
RoachDonn Roach 25 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 23 RP $600,000 $600,000 - $1,200,000 $1,200,000
RussellJames Russell 29 RP $507,500 - - $507,500 $327,240
SchlitterBrian Schlitter 29 RP $524,500 - - $524,500 $63,054
AlcantaraArismendy Alcantara 23 CF $510,000 - - $510,000 $44,590
BaxterMike Baxter 30 LF $507,500 - - $507,500 $41,598
BeelerDallas Beeler 26 RP $508,000 - - $508,000 $8,327
BakerJohn Baker 34 C - - - - -
BardDaniel Bard 29 RP - - - - -
BonifacioEmilio Bonifacio 30 CF - - - - -
BrittonDrake Britton 26 RP - - - - -
CarterAnthony Carter 29 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 24 3B - - - - -


2015 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $110,538,425
Disabled List Money $1,000,000
Retained Salary $29,356,617
Buried Minor Salary $3,757,500
Total Payroll $144,652,542
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