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 (25) Age Pos. Status Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
WainwrightAdam Wainwright 35 SP Vet $19,500,000 - - $19,500,000 $19,500,000 13.21
FowlerDexter Fowler 31 CF Vet $14,500,000 $2,000,000 - $16,500,000 $16,500,000 11.18
LeakeMike Leake 29 SP Vet $15,000,000 - - $15,000,000 $15,000,000 10.16
MolinaYadier Molina 34 C Vet $14,000,000 $200,000 - $14,200,000 $14,200,000 9.62
PeraltaJhonny Peralta 35 3B Vet $10,000,000 - - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 6.77
CarpenterMatt Carpenter 31 3B Arb 3 $9,750,000 $250,000 - $10,000,000 $10,000,000 6.77
CecilBrett Cecil 30 RP Vet $7,500,000 $250,000 - $7,750,000 $7,750,000 5.25
LynnLance Lynn 30 SP Arb 3 $7,500,000 - - $7,500,000 $7,500,000 5.08
RosenthalTrevor Rosenthal 26 RP Arb 2 $6,400,000 - - $6,400,000 $6,400,000 4.33
MartinezCarlos Martinez 25 SP Arb 1 $4,500,000 - - $4,500,000 $4,500,000 3.05
GyorkoJedd Gyorko 28 SS Arb 2 $6,000,000 - - $6,000,000 $4,000,000 2.71
BroxtonJonathan Broxton 32 RP Vet $3,750,000 - - $3,750,000 $3,750,000 2.54
WachaMichael Wacha 25 SP Arb 1 $2,775,000 - - $2,775,000 $2,775,000 1.88
OhSeung-Hwan Oh 34 RP/CL Pre-Arb $2,750,000 - - $2,750,000 $2,750,000 1.86
DiazAledmys Diaz 26 SS Pre-Arb $2,000,000 $500,000 - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.69
SiegristKevin Siegrist 27 RP Arb 1 $1,637,500 - - $1,637,500 $1,637,500 1.11
PiscottyStephen Piscotty 26 RF Pre-Arb $1,000,000 $333,333 - $1,333,333 $1,333,333 0.90
FryerEric Fryer 31 C Pre-Arb $675,000 - - $675,000 $675,000 0.46
GrichukRandal Grichuk 25 CF Pre-Arb $557,200 - - $557,200 $557,200 0.38
LyonsTyler Lyons 29 RP Pre-Arb $549,800 - - $549,800 $549,800 0.37
GarciaGreg Garcia 27 2B Pre-Arb $547,900 - - $547,900 $547,900 0.37
BowmanMatthew Bowman 25 RP Pre-Arb $546,600 - - $546,600 $546,600 0.37
PhamTommy Pham 29 LF Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $438,450 0.30
BrebbiaJohn Brebbia 26 P Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $374,144 0.25
DeJongPaul DeJong 23 3B Pre-Arb $535,000 - - $535,000 $371,221 0.25


2017 Disabled List

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

Player (5) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
DukeZach Duke (60-day) 34 RP $5,500,000 - - $5,500,000 $5,500,000 3.73
WongKolten Wong (10-day) 26 2B $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.69
MartinezJose Martinez (10-day) 28 LF $535,000 - - $535,000 $535,000 0.36
ReyesAlexander Reyes (10-day) 22 SP $535,000 - - $535,000 $535,000 0.36
WeaverLuke Weaver (7-day) 23 RP $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 (3) Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
Payroll %
PenaBrayan Pena 35 C $2,500,000 - - $2,500,000 $2,500,000 1.69
AdamsMatt Adams 28 1B $734,427 - - $734,427 $734,427 0.50
WaldenJordan Walden 29 RP $250,000 - - $250,000 $250,000 0.17


2017 Minor/In the System

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

Player (20) League Age Pos. Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Adj.
Salary
SocolovichMiguel Socolovich 30 RP $537,500 - - $537,500 $158,598
GantJohn Gant 24 RP $536,600 - - $536,600 $129,008
TuivailalaSam Tuivailala 24 RP $536,500 - - $536,500 $85,028
SierraMagneuris Sierra 21 OF $535,000 - - $535,000 $32,153
AlvarezEliezer Alvarez A 22 2B - - - - -
CunninghamTodd Cunningham 28 LF - - - - -
GarciaJose Adolis Garcia 24 OF - - - - -
GarciaAnthony Garcia AAA 25 LF - - - - -
GonzalesMarco Gonzales AAA 25 RP - - - - -
KellyCarson Kelly AAA 22 C - - - - -
LinoGabriel Lino 24 C - - - - -
MayersMike Mayers AAA 25 RP - - - - -
MontgomeryMark Montgomery 26 P - - - - -
PhillipsZach Phillips AAA 30 RP - - - - -
SchaferJordan Schafer 30 CF - - - - -
SosaEdmundo Sosa A 21 SS - - - - -
ThonDickie Joe Thon 25 SS - - - - -
TovarWilfredo Tovar AAA 25 2B - - - - -
ValeraBreyvic Valera AAA 25 2B - - - - -
WickRowan Wick AAA 24 OF - - - - -


2017 Cap Totals

Cap Type Total
Active Payroll $136,577,333
Disabled List Money $9,605,000
Retained Salary $3,484,427
Buried Minor Salary $2,145,600
Total Payroll $151,812,360
Cap Type Base Salary Signing Bonus Incentives Total Salary Total Adj. Salary
Active Payroll $133,044,000 $3,533,333 - $136,577,333 $134,156,148
Disabled List Money $9,605,000 - - $9,605,000 $9,605,000
Retained Salary $3,484,427 - - $3,484,427 $3,484,427
Buried Minor Salary $2,145,600 - - $2,145,600 $404,787
Total Payroll $148,279,027 $3,533,333 - $151,812,360 $147,650,362