St. Louis Cardinals 2018 Payroll

An updated look at the St. Louis Cardinals 2018 payroll salary table, including active salaries, bonuses, statuses, retained & dead payments, minor/non-roster players, and team totals.

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Active Players (25) Age Pos. Status Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Molina Yadier Molina 35 C Vet $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 11.76
Fowler Dexter Fowler 32 CF Vet $14,500,000 $2,000,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 9.70
Holland Greg Holland 32 RP Vet $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 8.23
Carpenter Matt Carpenter 32 3B Vet $13,500,000 $250,000 - $13,750,000 $13,750,000 8.08
Martinez Carlos Martinez 26 SP Arb 2 2 $11,500,000 $200,000 - $11,700,000 $11,700,000 6.88
Ozuna Marcell Ozuna 27 CF Arb 2 1 $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 5.29
Mikolas Miles Mikolas 29 SP Pre-Arb $7,750,000 - - $7,750,000 $7,750,000 4.56
Cecil Brett Cecil 31 RP Vet $7,500,000 $250,000 - $7,750,000 $7,750,000 4.56
Gyorko Jedd Gyorko 29 SS Arb 3 2 $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $6,500,000 3.82
Wong Kolten Wong 27 2B Arb 2 3 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.35
Norris Bud Norris 33 SP Vet $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.76
Pena Francisco Pena 28 C Pre-Arb $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 0.38
Pham Tommy Pham 30 LF Pre-Arb $570,100 - - $570,100 $570,100 0.34
Garcia Greg Garcia 28 2B Pre-Arb $569,600 - - $569,600 $569,600 0.33
Martinez Jose Martinez 29 LF Pre-Arb 2 $560,400 - - $560,400 $560,400 0.33
Tuivailala Sam Tuivailala 25 RP Pre-Arb $554,600 - - $554,600 $554,600 0.33
Weaver Luke Weaver 24 SP Pre-Arb 2 $550,800 - - $550,800 $550,800 0.32
Hicks Jordan Hicks 21 RP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000 0.32
Bader Harrison Bader 24 OF Pre-Arb 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $530,330 0.31
Mayers Mike Mayers 26 RP Pre-Arb 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $477,590 0.28
Brebbia John Brebbia 28 RP Pre-Arb 3 $552,000 - - $552,000 $471,912 0.28
Munoz Yairo Munoz 23 SS Pre-Arb 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $454,150 0.27
Flaherty Jack Flaherty 22 SP Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $433,640 0.25
Gant John Gant 25 SP Pre-Arb 1 $545,000 - - $545,000 $375,040 0.22
Gomber Austin Gomber 24 P Pre-Arb 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $375,040 0.22


2018 Disabled List

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

Player (8) Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
WainwrightAdam Wainwright (60-day) 36 SP $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000 $19,500,000 11.46
WachaMichael Wacha (10-day) 26 SP 2 $5,300,000 - - $5,300,000 $5,300,000 3.12
GregersonLuke Gregerson (10-day) 34 RP $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 2.94
LyonsTyler Lyons (10-day) 30 RP $1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.71
DeJongPaul DeJong (10-day) 24 3B 3 $1,000,000 $166,666 - $1,166,666 $1,166,666 0.69
LeoneDominic Leone (60-day) 26 RP/CL 1 $1,085,000 - - $1,085,000 $1,085,000 0.64
BowmanMatthew Bowman (10-day) 27 RP 3 $565,900 - - $565,900 $565,900 0.33
ReyesAlexander Reyes (10-day) 23 RP 3 $545,600 - - $545,600 $545,600 0.32


2018 Retained Salaries

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

Player (37) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
LeakeMike Leake 30 SP $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $6,000,000 3.53
GormanNolan Gorman 18 3B - $3,231,700 - $3,231,700 $3,231,700 1.90
RobertsGriffin Roberts 22 P - $1,664,200 - $1,664,200 $1,664,200 0.98
GilMateo Gil 17 SS - $900,000 - $900,000 $900,000 0.53
BakerLuken Baker 21 1B - $800,000 - $800,000 $800,000 0.47
DunnNick Dunn 21 2B - $310,000 - $310,000 $310,000 0.18
GonzalezEdgar Gonzalez 21 P - $255,900 - $255,900 $255,900 0.15
DonovanBrendan Donovan 21 OF - $200,300 - $200,300 $200,300 0.12
NootbaarLars Nootbaar 20 OF - $150,000 - $150,000 $150,000 0.09
HolbaChris Holba 21 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.07
JustoFrancisco Justo 19 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.07
SchmidColin Schmid 20 P - $125,000 - $125,000 $125,000 0.07
SiskEvan Sisk 21 P - $100,000 - $100,000 $100,000 0.06
ShawJosh Shaw 21 2B - $90,000 - $90,000 $90,000 0.05
AkerCole Aker 21 P - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000 0.04
KellyParker Kelly 21 P - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000 0.04
LeahyKyle Leahy 21 P - $75,000 - $75,000 $75,000 0.04
GuilmetPreston Guilmet 30 RP $5,860 - - $5,860 $5,860 0.00
DuceMatthew Duce 22 C - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
PoncedeleonDaniel Poncedeleon 26 RP - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
WoodallKevin Woodall 22 1B - $5,000 - $5,000 $5,000 0.00
BairdMichael Baird 22 P - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
CaudleChristian Caudle 22 C - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
PerriMichael Perri 22 SS - $3,000 - $3,000 $3,000 0.00
CohenTy Cohen 1822 P - - - - - 0.00
CowardConnor Coward 22 P - - - - - 0.00
DellaVallePerry DellaValle 22 P - - - - - 0.00
KrausEli Kraus 22 P - - - - - 0.00
KreuterCole Kreuter 22 3B - - - - - 0.00
MontemayorTroy Montemayor 22 P - - - - - 0.00
PurcellBrandon Purcell 23 C - - - - - 0.00
RiveraChris Rivera 21 P - - - - - 0.00
SabinoLiam Sabino 22 3B - - - - - 0.00
SantiagoBenito Santiago 23 C - - - - - 0.00
ToernerJustin Toerner 21 OF - - - - - 0.00
VargasKevin Vargas 18 SS - - - - - 0.00
WarnerAndrew Warner 22 OF - - - - - 0.00


2018 Minor/In the System

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

Player (14) League Age Pos. Waiver Options Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
MujicaEdward Mujica 34 RP $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000
SherriffRyan Sherriff 28 RP 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $111,340
KellyCarson Kelly 23 C 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $87,900
O'NeillTyler O'Neill 23 OF 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $70,320
VoitLuke Voit 27 1B 3 $545,000 - - $545,000 $52,740
BaronSteve Baron 27 C 2 $545,000 - - $545,000 $29,300
PoncedeleonDaniel Poncedeleon 26 RP $545,000 - - $545,000 $11,720
ColonJoseph Colon 28 RP - - - - -
GonzalezDerian Gonzalez 23 P 3 - - - - -
GreeneConner Greene 23 P 3 - - - - -
LayneTom Layne 33 RP - - - - -
MercadoOscar Mercado 23 OF 3 - - - - -
RaveloRangel Ravelo 26 1B 1 - - - - -
SosaEdmundo Sosa 22 SS 2 - - - - -


2018 Cap Totals

 
Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $121,068,202
Disabled List Money $34,363,166
Retained Salary $14,331,960
Buried Minor Salary $363,320
Total Payroll $170,126,648
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $121,572,500 $2,700,000 - $124,272,500 $121,068,202
Disabled List Money $34,196,500 $166,666 - $34,363,166 $34,363,166
Retained Salary $6,005,860 $8,326,100 - $14,331,960 $14,331,960
Buried Minor Salary $3,270,000 - - $3,270,000 $363,320
Total Payroll $165,044,860 $11,192,766 - $176,237,626 $170,126,648