St. Louis Cardinals 2017 Payroll

An updated look at the St. Louis Cardinals 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 (37) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Wainwright Adam Wainwright 36 RP Vet $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000 $19,500,000 13.05
Fowler Dexter Fowler 31 CF Vet $14,500,000 $2,000,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 11.04
Molina Yadier Molina 35 C Vet $14,000,000 $200,000 - $14,200,000 $14,200,000 9.50
Carpenter Matt Carpenter 31 3B Arb 3 $9,750,000 $250,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 6.69
Lynn Lance Lynn 30 SP Arb 3 $7,500,000 - $1,000,000 $8,500,000 $8,500,000 5.69
Cecil Brett Cecil 31 RP Vet $7,500,000 $250,000 - $7,750,000 $7,750,000 5.19
Duke Zach Duke 34 RP Vet $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 3.68
Martinez Carlos Martinez 26 SP Arb 1 $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 3.01
Gyorko Jedd Gyorko 29 SS Arb 2 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $4,000,000 2.68
Wacha Michael Wacha 26 SP Arb 1 $2,775,000 - - $2,775,000 $2,775,000 1.86
Oh Seung-Hwan Oh 35 RP Pre-Arb $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $2,750,000 1.84
Wong Kolten Wong 27 2B Arb 1 $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.67
Diaz Aledmys Diaz 27 SS Pre-Arb $2,000,000 $500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.67
Piscotty Stephen Piscotty 26 RF Pre-Arb $1,000,000 $333,333 - $1,333,333 $1,333,333 0.89
Lyons Tyler Lyons 29 RP Pre-Arb $549,800 - - $549,800 $549,800 0.37
Garcia Greg Garcia 28 2B Pre-Arb $547,900 - - $547,900 $547,900 0.37
Bowman Matthew Bowman 26 RP Pre-Arb $546,600 - - $546,600 $546,600 0.37
Martinez Jose Martinez 29 LF Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $535,000 0.36
Nicasio Juan Nicasio 31 RP Arb 3 $3,650,000 - - $3,650,000 $518,570 0.35
Grichuk Randal Grichuk 26 CF Pre-Arb $557,200 - - $557,200 $475,020 0.32
Pham Tommy Pham 29 LF Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $438,450 0.29
Brebbia John Brebbia 27 P Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $374,144 0.25
Tuivailala Sam Tuivailala 25 RP Pre-Arb $536,500 - - $536,500 $366,500 0.25
DeJong Paul DeJong 24 3B Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $359,529 0.24
Voit Luke Voit 26 1B Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $271,839 0.18
Gant John Gant 25 SP Pre-Arb $536,600 - - $536,600 $245,532 0.16
Kelly Carson Kelly 23 C Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $213,379 0.14
Weaver Luke Weaver 24 SP Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $175,380 0.12
Mejia Alex Mejia 26 SS Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $125,689 0.08
Sherriff Ryan Sherriff 27 RP Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $116,920 0.08
Sierra Magneuris Sierra 21 OF Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $111,074 0.07
Bader Harrison Bader 23 OF Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $108,151 0.07
Alcantra Sandy Alcantra 22 P Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $90,613 0.06
Flaherty Jack Flaherty 22 RP Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $90,613 0.06
Rosario Alberto Rosario 30 C Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $90,613 0.06
Valera Breyvic Valera 25 2B Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $52,614 0.04
Lucas Josh Lucas 26 RP Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $49,691 0.03


2017 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 %
RosenthalTrevor Rosenthal (60-day) 27 RP/CL $6,400,000 - - $6,400,000 $6,400,000 4.28
ReyesAlexander Reyes (60-day) 23 SP $535,000 - - $535,000 $535,000 0.36


2017 Retained Salaries

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

Player (21) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
LeakeMike Leake 29 SP $12,295,089 - - $12,295,089 $12,295,089 8.23
PeraltaJhonny Peralta 35 3B $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 6.69
BroxtonJonathan Broxton 33 RP $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000 $3,750,000 2.51
PenaBrayan Pena 35 C $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.67
AdamsMatt Adams 29 1B $734,427 - - $734,427 $734,427 0.49
HurstScott Hurst 21 CF - $450,000 - $450,000 $450,000 0.30
JacksonZach Jackson 19 C - $400,000 - $400,000 $400,000 0.27
RiveraWilberto Rivera 18 P - $350,000 - $350,000 $350,000 0.23
KirtleyZach Kirtley 21 2B - $317,100 - $317,100 $317,100 0.21
BurgosDiowil Burgos 0 OF - $300,000 - $300,000 $300,000 0.20
CruzAdanson Cruz 0 OF - $300,000 - $300,000 $300,000 0.20
PenaLeudy Pena 0 OF - $300,000 - $300,000 $300,000 0.20
PinderChase Pinder 21 CF - $300,000 - $300,000 $300,000 0.20
WaldenJordan Walden 29 RP $250,000 - - $250,000 $250,000 0.17
de los SantosJoerlin de los Santos 0 OF - $250,000 - $250,000 $250,000 0.17
HuffmanChad Huffman 32 1B $242,609 - - $242,609 $242,609 0.16
MendozaEvan Mendoza 21 P - $150,000 - $150,000 $150,000 0.10
RobertsonKramer Robertson 23 SS - $150,000 - $150,000 $150,000 0.10
SummervilleAndrew Summerville 22 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.08
KruczynskiEvan Kruczynski 22 P - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
SeeburgerBrett Seeburger 22 P - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00


2017 Minor/In the System

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

Player (18) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
GilmartinSean Gilmartin 27 RP $535,000 - - $535,000 $535,000
FryerEric Fryer 32 C $675,000 - - $675,000 $402,101
SocolovichMiguel Socolovich 31 RP $537,500 - - $537,500 $158,598
MayersMike Mayers 25 RP $535,000 - - $535,000 $26,307
GarciaJose Adolis Garcia 24 OF - - - - -
GarciaAnthony Garcia AAA 25 LF - - - - -
GomezJoe Gomez 0 C - - - - -
LinoGabriel Lino 24 C - - - - -
MendozaHector Mendoza 23 P - - - - -
MerrillRyan Merrill 23 SS - - - - -
MontgomeryMark Montgomery 27 P - - - - -
PhillipsZach Phillips AAA 31 RP - - - - -
SchaferJordan Schafer 31 CF - - - - -
SosaEdmundo Sosa A 21 SS - - - - -
ThonDickie Joe Thon 25 SS - - - - -
TovarWilfredo Tovar AAA 26 2B - - - - -
WarnerAustin Warner 0 P - - - - -
WickRowan Wick AAA 24 OF - - - - -


2017 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $108,761,954
Disabled List Money $6,935,000
Retained Salary $33,170,225
Buried Minor Salary $587,006
Total Payroll $149,454,185
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $115,259,600 $3,533,333 $1,000,000 $119,792,933 $108,761,954
Disabled List Money $6,935,000 - - $6,935,000 $6,935,000
Retained Salary $29,772,125 $3,398,100 - $33,170,225 $33,170,225
Buried Minor Salary $1,747,500 - - $1,747,500 $587,006
Total Payroll $153,714,225 $6,931,433 $1,000,000 $161,645,658 $149,454,185