Kansas City Royals 2017 Payroll

An updated look at the Kansas City Royals 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 %
Gordon Alex Gordon 33 LF Vet $16,000,000 - - $16,000,000 $16,000,000 10.11
Kennedy Ian Kennedy 32 SP Vet $13,500,000 - - $13,500,000 $13,500,000 8.53
Hosmer Eric Hosmer 27 1B Arb 3 $12,250,000 - - $12,250,000 $12,250,000 7.74
Cain Lorenzo Cain 31 CF Arb 3 $11,000,000 - - $11,000,000 $11,000,000 6.95
Moustakas Mike Moustakas 29 3B Arb 3 $8,700,000 - - $8,700,000 $8,700,000 5.50
Soria Joakim Soria 33 RP Vet $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.05
Vargas Jason Vargas 34 SP Vet $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.05
Escobar Alcides Escobar 30 SS Vet $6,500,000 - - $6,500,000 $6,500,000 4.11
Herrera Kelvin Herrera 27 RP/CL Arb 3 $5,325,000 - - $5,325,000 $5,325,000 3.36
Duffy Danny Duffy 28 SP Arb 3 $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.16
Hammel Jason Hammel 35 SP Vet $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.16
Perez Salvador Perez 27 C Pre-Arb $3,000,000 $1,200,000 - $4,200,000 $4,200,000 2.65
Minor Mike Minor 29 RP Arb 3 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.53
Moss Brandon Moss 34 DH Vet $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000 $3,750,000 2.37
Soler Jorge Soler 25 LF Pre-Arb $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.90
Cabrera Melky Cabrera 33 LF Vet $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000 $2,622,944 1.66
Butera Drew Butera 34 C Vet $1,500,000 - - $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.95
Moylan Peter Moylan 38 RP Vet $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.63
Maurer Brandon Maurer 27 RP Arb 1 $1,900,000 - - $1,900,000 $726,775 0.46
Cahill Trevor Cahill 29 RP Vet $1,750,000 - - $1,750,000 $669,410 0.42
Cuthbert Cheslor Cuthbert 24 3B Pre-Arb $552,250 - - $552,250 $552,250 0.35
Alexander Scott Alexander 28 RP Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $505,679 0.32
Merrifield Whit Merrifield 28 2B Pre-Arb $543,750 - - $543,750 $496,157 0.31
Bonifacio Jorge Bonifacio 24 RF Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $479,372 0.30
Orlando Paulo Orlando 31 RF Pre-Arb $558,250 - - $558,250 $402,732 0.25
McCarthy Kevin McCarthy 25 P Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $277,685 0.18
Torres Ramon Torres 24 SS Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $257,224 0.16
Junis Jake Junis 25 SP Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $242,609 0.15
Buchter Ryan Buchter 30 RP Pre-Arb $544,700 - - $544,700 $208,390 0.13
Skoglund Eric Skoglund 24 RP Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $192,918 0.12
Mondesi Jr. Raul Mondesi Jr. 22 SS Pre-Arb $537,250 - - $537,250 $149,736 0.09
Gallagher Cameron Gallagher 24 C Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $137,381 0.09
Gore Terrance Gore 26 LF Pre-Arb $536,500 - - $536,500 $126,076 0.08
Gaviglio Sam Gaviglio 27 SP Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $90,613 0.06
Machado Andres Machado 24 P Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $90,613 0.06
Morin Mike Morin 26 RP Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $58,460 0.04


2017 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 %
KarnsNate Karns (60-day) 29 SP $571,000 - - $571,000 $571,000 0.36
FlynnBrian Flynn (10-day) 27 RP $556,000 - - $556,000 $367,598 0.23
StarlingBubba Starling (60-day) 25 CF $535,000 - - $535,000 $108,151 0.07


2017 Retained Salaries

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

Player (46) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
InfanteOmar Infante 35 2B $8,000,000 - - $8,000,000 $8,000,000 5.05
YoungChris Young 38 RP $5,750,000 - - $5,750,000 $5,750,000 3.63
WoodTravis Wood 30 SP $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.53
PrattoNick Pratto 19 1B - $3,450,000 - $3,450,000 $3,450,000 2.18
MelendezMJ Melendez 18 C - $2,100,000 - $2,100,000 $2,100,000 1.33
MedlenKris Medlen 32 SP $1,000,000 - - $1,000,000 $1,000,000 0.63
SteeleEvan Steele 20 P - $826,500 - $826,500 $826,500 0.52
TilloDaniel Tillo 21 P - $557,500 - $557,500 $557,500 0.35
HochevarLuke Hochevar 34 RP $500,000 - - $500,000 $500,000 0.32
WoodBlake Wood 32 RP - $460,000 - $460,000 $460,000 0.29
GigliottiMichael Gigliotti 20 CF - $397,500 - $397,500 $397,500 0.25
NeuweilerCharlie Neuweiler 18 P - $397,500 - $397,500 $397,500 0.25
HicklenBrewer Hicklen 21 OF - $337,500 - $337,500 $337,500 0.21
StrahmMatthew Strahm 25 RP $303,335 - - $303,335 $303,335 0.19
HenryIsaiah Henry 18 OF - $297,500 - $297,500 $297,500 0.19
WillisMarlin Willis 0 P - $247,500 - $247,500 $247,500 0.16
FelizNeftali Feliz 29 RP $204,610 - - $204,610 $204,610 0.13
FischerTylor Fischer 19 P - $152,500 - $152,500 $152,500 0.10
BiasiSal Biasi 22 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
GarciaRobert Garcia 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
GonzalezJulio Gonzalez 22 SS - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
HudginsChristopher Hudgins 0 C - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
JohnsonBryar Johnson 18 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
JonesTravis Jones 22 OF - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
SmithIsaiah Smith 18 OF - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
SniderCollin Snider 22 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
SucheyGarrett Suchey 22 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
ColonChristian Colon 28 2B $114,034 - - $114,034 $114,034 0.07
MayesConnor Mayes 21 P - $100,000 - $100,000 $100,000 0.06
AlburquerqueAlberto Alburquerque 31 RP $90,613 - - $90,613 $90,613 0.06
FarrellLuke Farrell 26 P - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000 0.05
HutchinsNick Hutchins 21 C - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000 0.05
JamesTyler James 21 OF - $50,000 - $50,000 $50,000 0.03
MitchellJosh Mitchell 23 P - $25,000 - $25,000 $25,000 0.02
BradshawMontae Bradshaw 21 OF - $20,000 - $20,000 $20,000 0.01
RohlmanReed Rohlman 22 OF - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
FarrellLuke Farrell 26 P $2,923 - - $2,923 $2,923 0.00
CappsHolden Capps 22 P - $2,500 - $2,500 $2,500 0.00
CloneyJC Cloney 23 P - $2,500 - $2,500 $2,500 0.00
FloydJordan Floyd 22 P - $2,500 - $2,500 $2,500 0.00
ZuberTyler Zuber 22 P - $2,500 - $2,500 $2,500 0.00
BainbridgeAdam Bainbridge 23 P - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000 0.00
BeckwithAndrew Beckwith 22 P - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000 0.00
CoxBrady Cox 22 C - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000 0.00
KleinJackson Klein 23 P - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000 0.00
OldsDamon Olds 23 P - $1,000 - $1,000 $1,000 0.00


2017 Minor/In the System

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

Player (24) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
ManessSeth Maness 29 RP $1,250,000 - - $1,250,000 $1,250,000
PenaBrayan Pena 35 C $535,000 - - $535,000 $535,000
RatliffTad Ratliff 21 P $535,000 - - $535,000 $535,000
SparkmanGlenn Sparkman 25 P $535,000 - - $535,000 $535,000
DozierHunter Dozier 26 3B $536,100 - - $536,100 $172,870
GarciaOnelki Garcia 28 SP $535,000 - - $535,000 $49,691
AlmonteMiguel Almonte 24 RP $535,000 - - $535,000 $37,999
BurnsBilly Burns 28 CF $535,000 - - $535,000 $26,307
AlcantaraAdrian Alcantara 18 RP - - - - -
AnnaDean Anna 30 2B - - - - -
CastroRamon Castro 41 C - - - - -
CecchiniGarin Cecchini 26 3B - - - - -
DuenezSamir Duenez AAA 21 1B - - - - -
EdwardsAndrew Edwards AAA 26 P - - - - -
GarmendiaDaniel Garmendia 23 P - - - - -
GreenleesStephen Greenlees 21 P - - - - -
LovvornZach Lovvorn 23 RP - - - - -
MortensenClay Mortensen 32 RP - - - - -
NunezBraulio Nunez 17 P - - - - -
SosaRuben Sosa 27 OF - - - - -
StaumontJosh Staumont 23 SP - - - - -
WaltersZach Walters 28 LF - - - - -
WithrowChris Withrow 28 RP - - - - -
ZimmerKyle Zimmer AAA 26 SP - - - - -


2017 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $125,012,024
Disabled List Money $1,046,749
Retained Salary $30,679,515
Buried Minor Salary $1,536,867
Total Payroll $158,275,155
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $142,797,700 $1,200,000 - $143,997,700 $125,012,024
Disabled List Money $1,662,000 - - $1,662,000 $1,046,749
Retained Salary $19,965,515 $10,714,000 - $30,679,515 $30,679,515
Buried Minor Salary $3,391,100 - - $3,391,100 $1,536,867
Total Payroll $167,816,315 $11,914,000 - $179,730,315 $158,275,155