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 Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
Fowler Dexter Fowler 32 CF Vet $14,500,000 $2,000,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 10.15
Holland Greg Holland 32 RP Vet $14,000,000 - - $14,000,000 $14,000,000 8.61
Carpenter Matt Carpenter 32 3B Vet $13,500,000 $250,000 - $13,750,000 $13,750,000 8.46
Ozuna Marcell Ozuna 27 CF Arb 2 $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $9,000,000 5.54
Mikolas Miles Mikolas 29 SP Pre-Arb $7,750,000 - - $7,750,000 $7,750,000 4.77
Cecil Brett Cecil 31 RP Vet $7,500,000 $250,000 - $7,750,000 $7,750,000 4.77
Gyorko Jedd Gyorko 29 SS Arb 3 $9,000,000 - - $9,000,000 $6,500,000 4.00
Wacha Michael Wacha 26 SP Arb 2 $5,300,000 - - $5,300,000 $5,300,000 3.26
Wong Kolten Wong 27 2B Arb 2 $4,000,000 - - $4,000,000 $4,000,000 2.46
Norris Bud Norris 33 SP Vet $3,000,000 - - $3,000,000 $3,000,000 1.85
Pena Francisco Pena 28 C Pre-Arb $650,000 - - $650,000 $650,000 0.40
Pham Tommy Pham 30 LF Pre-Arb $570,100 - - $570,100 $570,100 0.35
Garcia Greg Garcia 28 2B Pre-Arb $569,600 - - $569,600 $569,600 0.35
Martinez Jose Martinez 29 LF Pre-Arb $560,400 - - $560,400 $560,400 0.34
Tuivailala Sam Tuivailala 25 RP Pre-Arb $554,600 - - $554,600 $554,600 0.34
Weaver Luke Weaver 24 SP Pre-Arb $550,800 - - $550,800 $550,800 0.34
Hicks Jordan Hicks 21 RP Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $545,000 0.34
Bader Harrison Bader 23 OF Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $530,330 0.33
Mayers Mike Mayers 26 RP Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $483,450 0.30
Brebbia John Brebbia 27 RP Pre-Arb $552,000 - - $552,000 $471,912 0.29
Munoz Yairo Munoz 23 SS Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $454,150 0.28
Gant John Gant 25 SP Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $436,570 0.27
Flaherty Jack Flaherty 22 SP Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $433,640 0.27
O'Neill Tyler O'Neill 22 OF Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $430,710 0.27
Baron Steve Baron 27 C Pre-Arb $545,000 - - $545,000 $401,410 0.25


2018 Disabled List

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

Player (10) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
MolinaYadier Molina (10-day) 35 C $20,000,000 - - $20,000,000 $20,000,000 12.31
WainwrightAdam Wainwright (60-day) 36 SP $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000 $19,500,000 12.00
MartinezCarlos Martinez (10-day) 26 SP $11,500,000 $200,000 - $11,700,000 $11,700,000 7.20
GregersonLuke Gregerson (10-day) 34 RP $5,000,000 - - $5,000,000 $5,000,000 3.08
LyonsTyler Lyons (10-day) 30 RP $1,200,000 - - $1,200,000 $1,200,000 0.74
DeJongPaul DeJong (10-day) 24 3B $1,000,000 $166,666 - $1,166,666 $1,166,666 0.72
LeoneDominic Leone (10-day) 26 RP/CL $1,085,000 - - $1,085,000 $1,085,000 0.67
BowmanMatthew Bowman 26 RP $565,900 - - $565,900 $565,900 0.35
ReyesAlexander Reyes (60-day) 23 RP $545,600 - - $545,600 $545,600 0.34
KellyCarson Kelly (10-day) 23 C $545,000 - - $545,000 $433,640 0.27


2018 Retained Salaries

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

Player (1) 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 3.69


2018 Minor/In the System

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

Player (12) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
MujicaEdward Mujica 34 RP $750,000 - - $750,000 $750,000
SherriffRyan Sherriff 27 RP $545,000 - - $545,000 $111,340
GomberAustin Gomber 24 P $545,000 - - $545,000 $14,650
VoitLuke Voit 27 1B $545,000 - - $545,000 $8,790
ColonJoseph Colon 28 RP - - - - -
GonzalezDerian Gonzalez 23 P - - - - -
GreeneConner Greene 23 P - - - - -
GuilmetPreston Guilmet 30 RP - - - - -
MercadoOscar Mercado 23 OF - - - - -
MolinaNestor Molina 29 RP - - - - -
RaveloRangel Ravelo 26 1B - - - - -
SosaEdmundo Sosa 22 SS - - - - -


2018 Cap Totals

 
Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $95,192,672
Disabled List Money $61,196,806
Retained Salary $6,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $134,780
Total Payroll $162,524,258
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $95,917,500 $2,500,000 - $98,417,500 $95,192,672
Disabled List Money $60,941,500 $366,666 - $61,308,166 $61,196,806
Retained Salary $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $6,000,000
Buried Minor Salary $1,635,000 - - $1,635,000 $134,780
Total Payroll $164,494,000 $2,866,666 - $167,360,666 $162,524,258