Chicago Cubs 2024 Financial Summary

A current summary of Chicago Cubs 2024 player cap & cash figures.

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Total Payroll Allocations

$234,165,481 / 8th

Adjusted Payroll Total

$226,448,085

Tax Space

$1,826,201

Cash Total

$234,388,085 / 8th

2024 Active Roster

Pre-Arbitration
Arbitration
Player Option
Opt-Out
Club Option
Mutual Option
Vested Option
Estimate
Player (26) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Bellinger
1
Cody Bellinger
1B 28 $27,500,000 $26,666,667 11.25% $27,500,000 2027
Swanson
2
Dansby Swanson
SS 30 $26,000,000 $25,285,714 10.67% $25,000,000 2030
Happ
3
Ian Happ
LF 29 $21,000,000 $20,333,333 8.58% $20,000,000 2027
Suzuki
4
Seiya Suzuki
RF 29 $21,000,000 $17,000,000 7.17% $20,000,000 2027
Taillon
5
Jameson Taillon
SP 32 $18,000,000 $17,000,000 7.17% $18,000,000 2027
Hendricks
6
Kyle Hendricks
RP 34 $16,500,000 $14,500,000 6.12% $16,500,000 2025
Hoerner
7
Nico Hoerner
2B 27 $11,500,000 $11,666,667 4.92% $11,500,000 2027
Smyly
8
Drew Smyly
RP 35 $10,500,000 $9,500,000 4.01% $10,500,000 2026
Imanaga
9
Sh?ta Imanaga
SP 30 $9,250,000 $13,250,000 5.59% $10,000,000 2029
Neris
10
Hector Neris
RP 35 $9,000,000 $9,000,000 3.80% $9,000,000 2026
Bote
11
David Bote
2B 31 $5,510,000 $3,000,000 1.27% $5,500,000 2027
Steele
12
Justin Steele
SP 28 $4,000,000 $4,000,000 1.69% $4,000,000 2028
Wisdom
13
Patrick Wisdom
3B 32 $2,725,000 $2,725,000 1.15% $2,725,000 2027
Morel
14
Christopher Morel
3B 25 $767,000 $767,000 0.32% $767,000
Assad
15
Javier Assad
SP 26 $755,000 $755,000 0.32% $755,000
Amaya
16
Miguel Amaya
C 25 $746,500 $746,500 0.32% $746,500
Busch
17
Michael Busch
DH 26 $741,500 $741,500 0.31% $741,500
Brewer
18
Colten Brewer
RP 31 $656,370 $656,370 0.28% $656,370
Little
19
Luke Little
RP 23 $648,903 $648,903 0.27% $648,903
Wesneski
20
Hayden Wesneski
RP 26 $636,480 $636,480 0.27% $636,480
Crow-Armstrong
21
Pete Crow-Armstrong
OF 22 $588,744 $588,744 0.25% $588,744
Mastrobuoni
22
Miles Mastrobuoni
LF 28 $565,551 $565,551 0.24% $565,551
Miller
23
Tyson Miller
RP 28 $548,964 $548,964 0.23% $548,964
Hodge
24
Porter Hodge
RP 23 $489,294 $489,294 0.21% $489,294
Thompson
25
Keegan Thompson
RP 29 $421,668 $421,668 0.18% $421,668 2028
Nido
26
Tomas Nido
C 30 $405,756 $405,756 0.17% $405,756 2025

2024 Injured List

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

Player (8) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Alzolay
1
Adbert Alzolay
RP 29 $2,110,000 $2,110,000 - $2,110,000
Tauchman
2
Mike Tauchman
CF 33 $1,950,000 $1,950,000 0.82% $1,950,000
Almonte
3
Yency Almonte
RP 30 $1,900,000 $1,900,000 0.80% $1,900,000
Leiter Jr.
4
Mark Leiter Jr.
RP 33 $1,500,000 $1,500,000 0.63% $1,500,000
Merryweather
5
Julian Merryweather
RP 32 $1,175,000 $1,175,000 - $1,175,000
Wicks
6
Jordan Wicks
SP 24 $741,500 $741,500 0.31% $741,500
Kilian
7
Caleb Kilian
SP 27 $740,500 $740,500 - $740,500
Brown
8
Ben Brown
P 24 $732,043 $732,043 0.31% $732,043

2024 Retained

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

Player (9) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Free Agent Year
Mancini
1
Trey Mancini
OF 32 $7,000,000 $7,000,000 2.95%
Gomes
2
Yan Gomes
C 36 $6,000,000 $6,000,000 2.53%
Bellinger
3
Cody Bellinger
1B 28 $5,500,000 - -
Barnhart
4
Tucker Barnhart
C 33 $3,250,000 $3,250,000 1.37%
Boxberger
5
Brad Boxberger
RP 36 $800,000 - -
Cooper
6
Garrett Cooper
1B 33 $241,950 $241,950 0.10%
Cuas
7
Jose Cuas
RP 30 $114,716 $114,716 0.05%
Lovelady
8
Richard Lovelady
RP 28 $63,648 $63,648 0.03%
Stroman
9
Marcus Stroman
SP 33 - $2,666,667 1.13%

2024 Deferred

Salaries for players who had salaries deferred to the current year. We are NOT counting these against the active payroll.

Player (1) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
Heyward
1
Jason Heyward
RF 34 $5,000,000 $5,000,000 - $5,000,000

2024 Payroll Totals

Payroll Summary
Active Roster $190,456,730 3rd
Injured List $10,849,043 27th
Retained $25,636,981 4th
Minor $2,171,998 16th
Total Payroll Allocations $234,165,481 8th
Total Adjusted Payroll Allocations $226,448,085 8th

2024 Active Competitive Balance Tax Totals

Tax Summary
Tax figures based on payroll data only. Outside revenue sources will be adjusted when available after the regular season.
Competitive Balance Tax Threshold $237,000,000
Est. Guaranteed Contracts $181,899,111 6th
Est. Injured Contracts $10,849,043 -
Est. Retained Contracts $19,336,981 -
Est. Player Benefits $17,000,000 -
Est. Minor Buried League Contracts $2,171,998 -
Est. Minor League Contracts $2,250,000 -
Est. Pre-Arbitration Bonus Pool Contribution $1,666,666 -
Est. Actual Tax Payroll $235,173,799 -
Est. Competitive Balance Tax Space $1,826,201 21st
     
Est. Projected Competitive Balance Tax Space (Active + Est. Arb + Est. Pre-Arb) $1,826,201 -

2024 Minor

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

Player (11) Pos Age Payroll Salary Adjusted Luxury Tax Luxury Tax % League CBT Cash Total Free Agent Year
1
Nick Madrigal
2B 27 $1,810,000 $1,810,000 0.76% $1,810,000 2027
2
Thomas Pannone
RP 30 $800,000 $800,000 - $800,000
3
Daniel Palencia
RP 24 $186,966 $186,966 0.08% $186,966
4
Alexander Canario
OF 24 $91,494 $91,494 0.04% $91,494
5
Matt Mervis
1B 26 $43,758 $43,758 0.02% $43,758
6
Luis Vazquez
SS 24 $35,802 $35,802 0.02% $35,802
7
Ethan Roberts
RP 26 $3,978 $3,978 0.00% $3,978
8
Brad Wieck
RP 32 - - - -
9
Brennen Davis
OF 24 - - - -
10
Kevin Alcantara
OF 21 - - - -
11
Michael Arias
P 22 - - - -

TRANSACTIONS

Jun 23, 2024
Luke Little

Recalled from the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

Jun 22, 2024
Luke Little

Optioned to the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

Jun 19, 2024
Porter Hodge

Recalled from the Minors by Chicago (CHC)

Jun 19, 2024
Yan Gomes

Designated for Assignment by Chicago (CHC)

Jun 19, 2024
Tomas Nido

Signed a contract with Chicago (CHC)

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