St. Louis Cardinals Active Financial Summary

A summary of financial breakdowns for the St. Louis Cardinals, including multi-year payrolls, active roster salaries, top earnings, contracts, & free agents.

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Salary Cap Breakdown Totals

A current & future look at the signed players & cap dollars allocated by position group.

  2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Total Cap Allocations $127,475,433 $103,333,333 $97,333,333 $104,333,333 $48,083,333
Signed Players 42 9 8 8 4
Catchers $14,503,992 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000
Infield $20,304,957 $24,250,000 $31,250,000 $41,750,000 $12,500,000
Outfield $19,281,803 $17,833,333 $23,833,333 $23,833,333 $24,083,333
Starting Pitchers $35,055,532 $31,000,000 $11,500,000 $11,500,000 $11,500,000
Relief Pitchers $24,814,074 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,250,000
Designated Hitter
Disabled List $6,935,000
Suspended
Retained/Deferred $33,170,225 $17,000,000


Active Roster Payroll Figures

Current & future salary cap figures for players on the active roster. For more view the complete Cardinals Salary Payroll Table

Catchers Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Yadier Molina C $14,200,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 $20,000,000 0UFA
Eric Fryer C $675,000 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Carson Kelly C $535,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Alberto Rosario C $535,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Zach Jackson C $400,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Joe Gomez C 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
Gabriel Lino C 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
1st Base Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Matt Adams 1B $734,427 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Luke Voit 1B $535,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Chad Huffman 1B $242,609 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
2nd Base Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Kolten Wong 2B $2,500,000 $4,000,000 $6,500,000 $10,250,000 $12,500,000
Greg Garcia 2B $547,900 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Breyvic Valera 2B $535,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Zach Kirtley 2B $317,100 0- 0- 0- 0-
Wilfredo Tovar 2B 0- 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
 
3rd Base Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Jhonny Peralta 3B $10,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Matt Carpenter 3B $10,000,000 $13,750,000 $14,750,000 $18,500,000 0UFA
Paul DeJong 3B $535,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Shortstop Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Jedd Gyorko SS $6,000,000 $9,000,000 $13,000,000 $13,000,000 0UFA
Aledmys Diaz SS $2,500,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Alex Mejia SS $535,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Kramer Robertson SS $150,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Ryan Merrill SS 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
Edmundo Sosa SS 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
Dickie Joe Thon SS 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Left Field Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Jose Martinez LF $535,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Tommy Pham LF $535,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Anthony Garcia LF 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
 
Center Field Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Dexter Fowler CF $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000 $16,500,000
Randal Grichuk CF $557,200 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Scott Hurst CF $450,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Chase Pinder CF $300,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jordan Schafer CF 0- 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
 
Right Field Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Stephen Piscotty RF $1,333,333 $1,333,333 $7,333,333 $7,333,333 $7,583,333
 
Starting Pitchers Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Adam Wainwright SP $19,500,000 $19,500,000 0UFA 0- 0-
Mike Leake SP $12,295,089 $17,000,000 $16,000,000 $15,000,000 $18,000,000
Lance Lynn SP $7,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Carlos Martinez SP $4,500,000 $11,500,000 $11,500,000 $11,500,000 $11,500,000
Michael Wacha SP $2,775,000 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA 0-
John Gant SP $536,600 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Alexander Reyes SP $535,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
 
Relief Pitchers Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Brett Cecil RP $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,750,000 $7,250,000 0UFA
Trevor Rosenthal RP/CL $6,400,000 0ARB 3 0UFA 0- 0-
Zach Duke RP $5,500,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Jonathan Broxton RP $3,750,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Juan Nicasio RP $3,650,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Seung-Hwan Oh RP $2,750,000 0UFA 0- 0- 0-
Tyler Lyons RP $549,800 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3 0UFA
Matthew Bowman RP $546,600 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Miguel Socolovich RP $537,500 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Sam Tuivailala RP $536,500 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Sean Gilmartin RP $535,000 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2 0ARB 3
Luke Weaver RP $535,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Ryan Sherriff RP $535,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jack Flaherty RP $535,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Josh Lucas RP $535,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Mike Mayers RP $535,000 0TC 0TC 0ARB 1 0ARB 2
Jordan Walden RP $250,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Zach Phillips RP 0- 0- 0- 0- 0-
   

Retained/Buried Payroll Figures

Pos. 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021
Mike Leake SP $12,295,089 $17,000,000 $16,000,000 $15,000,000 $18,000,000
Jhonny Peralta 3B $10,000,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Jonathan Broxton RP $3,750,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Brayan Pena C $2,500,000 0- 0- 0- 0-
Matt Adams 1B $734,427 0- 0- 0- 0-
Chad Huffman 1B $242,609 0- 0- 0- 0-